ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVAL ASSISTANT (OA)


Vacancy ID: 783461   Announcement Number: LAG-ERO-783461-SD-663   USAJOBS Control Number: 330782500

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

783461


1. Title of Job

ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVAL ASSISTANT (OA)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

05
06
07
08

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Enforcement and Removal Assistant (Office Automation)

21. Geographic Availability

122360095 Orlando, FL
122940073 Tallahassee, FL
122950057 Tampa, FL

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special selection priority under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). 

Note:  To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation.  Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employee in the competitive service who is serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
B. I am a current U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employee eligible for a status appointment under an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) interchange agreement.
C. None of the above.

If you answered B, you must provide your Bureau and dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YYY).

The following questions will be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. Which of the following statements best describes your experience and/or education?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience performing a variety of recordkeeping, reporting, and informational duties; compiling, maintaining, and updating automated records; and responding to requests for procedural information.
B. I have successfully completed a full four-year course of study above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite.
C. I have a combination of successfully completed post-high school education beyond the second year (i.e., education in excess of the first 60 semester hours) and experience as described in A above, that totals at least one year.
D. My education and/or experience do not meet the education or experience described above.

Provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) which demonstrates the experience related to your response.

3. Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience performing routine functions (e.g., booking/record searches) associated with processing those arrested or detained by law enforcement officials; examining legal documents for completeness/accuracy and then routing them appropriately; and providing routine information on specific questions and issues regarding law enforcement policies, practices and procedures.
B. My experience does not meet the experience described above.

Provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) which demonstrates the experience related to your response.

4. Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience examining legal documents for conformance with procedures and requirements and determining appropriate action; preparing warrants and travel documents and other arrangements; using office software to prepare reports and maintain records and track the status of cases; and determining the charges/charging parties associated with deportation/removal activities.
B. My experience does not meet the experience described above.

Provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) which demonstrates the experience related to your response.

5. Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience managing detained and non-detained dockets; researching detainee history using multiple sources to establish identity and citizenship; collecting, analyzing and evaluating data from law enforcement databases; maintaining documentation for travel or acquisitions, consistent with recordkeeping requirements; coordinating escorts and transportation associated with deportation/removal activities; and exercising quality control over bond paperwork.
B. My experience does not meet the experience described above.

Provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) which demonstrates the experience related to your response.

6. Applicants must be able to type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5 minutes sample, with three or fewer errors. Do you meet this proficiency requirement?

A. Yes.
B. No.

7. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-05 grade level?

A. Yes. I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-05 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-05 grade level.
C. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-06 grade level.
D. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am currently a non-General Schedule (GS) employee and have not held a GS position within the last 52 weeks.

Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

8. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-06 grade level?

A. Yes. I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-06 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-06 grade level.
C. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-07 grade level.
D. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am currently a non-General Schedule (GS) employee and have not held a GS position within the last 52 weeks.

Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

9. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level?

A. Yes. I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level.
C. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-08 grade level.
D. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am currently a non-General Schedule (GS) employee and have not held a GS position within the last 52 weeks.

Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

10. Screen calls and walk-ins and provide basic information on policies, practices, and procedures, referring more complex situations/inquiries to a supervisor.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

11. Provide clerical and administrative support to personnel who make recommendations that consist of enforcement of laws and regulations.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

12. Prepare a variety of forms and documents with accuracy, e.g. employment authorization cards, itineraries, and travel documents/requests.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

13. Perform file searches and assembles documentation in accordance with specific instructions.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

14. Maintain and review files and systems to obtain information needed by superiors.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

15. Examine evidence and documentation in case file to determine last action accomplished and process file for administrative closure or continues action by preparing the proper response.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

16. Apply knowledge of varied and advanced functions of office automation hardware and software, including capabilities and functions, to produce a wide range of documents that require complex format.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

17. Apply knowledge of office automation systems and databases (e.g. Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, etc) to create and edit various written materials.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

18. Collect, select, organize and provide information in oral or written format in accordance with established rules, regulations, procedures and office automation practices.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

19. Plan, coordinate, report on work efforts, or resolving operating problems by communicating and coordinating with individuals or groups who are working toward mutual goals.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

20. Perform depositor duties to include verifying all bonds and fee receipts, and preparing deposit slips.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

21. Perform cashier duties, to include the receiving and collection of fees, posting of fees and tracking funds received.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

22. Screen calls and walk-ins and provide basic information on detainee policies, practices, and procedures, referring more complex situations/inquiries to a supervisor or officer.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

23. Provide administrative support to the managers, supervisors or staff members by assisting in the day-to-day management of the office's activities, e.g. compiling and preparing information, making logistical arrangements for meetings and conferences, answering telephones.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

24. Manage detainee files and research detainee history using multiple sources.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

25. Maintain and review files and systems to obtain information needed by officers for interviews of detainees, family members, investigative sources, and others as appropriate.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

26. Summarize and tabulate a variety of information and data for various reports, utilizing a variety of databases and automated systems, and accurately, consistently, and in a timely manner, enter all appropriate data into agency indices according to agency policy and procedures.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

27. Apply knowledge of varied and advanced functions of office automation hardware and software, including capabilities and functions, to produce a wide range of documents that require complex format.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

28. Apply knowledge of office automation systems and databases (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, etc.) to create and manipulate various written materials.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

29. Create and revise spreadsheets, charts, graphs, and presentations; prepare documents; and monitor and track reports, studies and special projects.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

30. Perform bond intake duties (e.g. determining detention location of detainees, verifying bond amounts, determining bond contracts and arranging for release of detainees after bond posting.)

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

31. Review bond cases, exercise quality control over bond paperwork, make determination whether or not bond should be continued, cancelled, or breached, and take appropriate action.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

32. Review and analyze detainee cases to determine appropriate actions to be taken by accessing several law enforcement database systems to retrieve needed information.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

33. Examine evidence and documentation in case file to determine last action accomplished and process file for administrative closure or continue action by preparing he proper response.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

34. Prepare correspondence, warrants, orders of supervision, and other paperwork related to the detainee process.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

35. Complete arrangements for detainee by preparing warrant, determining travel documents required, and making travel arrangements for detainee and escort.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

36. Maintain documentation for travel or acquisition consistent with recordkeeping requirements, and track or manage tracking mechanism for detainees and escorts

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

37. Plan, coordinate, report on work efforts, or resolving operating problems by communicating and coordinating with individuals or groups who are working toward mutual goals.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.

38. Develop and maintain relationships with other law enforcement agencies and County, State, Federal, and local detention facilities.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am considered by others to be an expert in this task, I have trained others to do this task, and/or I am consulted by others on how to perform this task.



Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-08 or higher in the competitive service can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do not count. Your responses to the following questions will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a noncompetitive eligible. If you are referred noncompetitively based on your responses and that information is later found to be incorrect, you may lose further consideration under this announcement.

39. Have you ever held (or do you currently hold) a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government with promotion potential equivalent to GS-08 or higher?

A. Yes.
B. No.

If you answered A in the previous question, you must provide the position's title, pay plan, series, and grade level (or pay band). Also include the promotion potential and the dates (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) you held this position.
(Example: Legal Assistant, GS-0986-07, with promotion potential to GS-08, held from 10/12/2004 to 6/05/2005.)

40. If you are a federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes.
B. No.
C. I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.
D. Not applicable. I am not a Federal employee.

If you are not a current federal employee, please provide the names and telephone numbers of three professional references who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials. Do not list personal friends or relatives.