Supervisory Enforcement and Removal Assistant (OA)


Vacancy ID: 788245   Announcement Number: LAG-FCH-788245-BTR-046   USAJOBS Control Number: 331353300

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

788245


1. Title of Job

Supervisory Enforcement and Removal Assistant
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

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

09

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 SUPERVISORY ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVAL ASSISTANT (OA)

21. Geographic Availability

171670031 Chicago, IL

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

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

This announcement is open to applicants who meet the area of consideration as described in the vacancy announcement, under the heading "Who May Apply." Your response to the following question will determine whether or not you meet the defined eligibility criteria.

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

A. I am a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations employee in the competitive service who is serving on a career or career-conditional appointment. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
B. I am NOT a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations employee in the competitive service who is serving on a career or career-conditional appointment. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis

If you selected response "A", provide your agency, dates of service (MM/DD/YY) to MM/DD/YY) and the duty location (city and state) where you work.

2. 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-8 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-8 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-8 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-9 grade level.

If you selected response A to this question, provide the position title, series, and grade that supports your claim for time-in-grade. Also, give the beginning and ending dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) during which you occupied the position listed.

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.

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

A. I have at least one year specialized experience at the GS-8 level performing administrative and human resources management functions (such as, planning, scheduling, and assigning work, counseling and evaluating work performance, resolving complaints, effecting minor disciplinary actions, identifying and providing developmental and training needs, etc.); reviewing and analyzing work and case files to determine completeness, validity and accuracy of documents and records relating to the intake and release of detainees; overseeing or performing bond intake duties, such as determining detention location of detainees, verifying bond amounts, determining bond contracts, and arranging for release of detainees after bond posting, exercising quality control over bond paperwork, determining whether or not bond should be continued, cancelled, or breached, etc.; accessing database systems to retrieve and input confidential or sensitive information to prepare enforcement and removal reports, correspondence, forms and other written materials.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

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

For each task statement listed below, please select the response that best describes your skill level. These statements were developed based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies needed to successfully perform the work of the position. Your resume must clearly show the experience and skill levels relevant to your responses below, in order to receive credit for your response.

4. Develop, direct and oversee the planning and scheduling of work for a work unit or small organization, set and adjust short-term priorities, and review, amend and consolidate the plans developed by subordinates.

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.

5. Assign work to subordinates and adjust assignments based on changing priorities and demonstrated skills and capabilities of employees.

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.

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

6. Develop and apply evaluation and selection process (e.g., interview questions, application review, and reference checks), interview and make selections, promotions or reassignments for a variety of positions.

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.

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

7. Develop and prepare performance objectives and standards for employees through a formal employee performance management system and formally evaluate and rate employees' work performance.

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.

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

8. Advise, counsel, or instruct employees on both work and administrative matters.

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.

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

9. Hear, analyze and resolve employee complaints, and brief upper management on group grievances or more serious unresolved complaints.

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.

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

10. Document, develop and effect minor disciplinary actions, such as warnings and reprimands, and recommend or propose disciplinary actions in more serious cases to upper management.

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.

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

11. Inspire, motivate and guide employees toward the accomplishment of goals, and improve production and/or increase the quality of work products.

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. Monitor employees' progress to identify, provide and arrange developmental training and/or assignment as needed.

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. Promote affirmative action goals and the achievement of equal opportunity requirements by providing input in or leading others in developing strategies to ensure progress is made toward strategic EEO goals or objectives.

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. Provide oversight of subordinate employees' duties relating to the intake and release of detainees, and ensure that removal documentation is complete, accurate and valid (e.g., valid travel documents, address questions posed by detainees or their representatives and they are advised as to the progress of their removal, etc.).

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. Compile reports and statistical information as requested by officers and/or higher management.

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. Utilize various law enforcement database systems to retrieve confidential, classified or sensitive information, and to prepare enforcement and removal reports, correspondence, warrants, orders of supervision, and other paperwork related to 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.

17. Provide oversight or 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.

18. 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.

19. Communicate and coordinate with individuals or groups who are working toward mutual goals; and 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 held a permanent position with career ladder promotion potential equivalent to GS-9 or higher in the competitive service may be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do not count. Your answer and narrative response to the following question will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a non-competitive eligible. If you are referred non-competitively based on your responses and that information is later found to be incorrect, you may lose further consideration under this announcement. Therefore, if you are uncertain about the promotion potential of position(s) you have held, respond "No".

20. 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-9 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

If you selected response A to this question, provide your position title, pay plan, series, grade level or pay band, plus the full performance level of the grade or pay band listed, and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you occupied the position which supports your claim.
Example: Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-9 with promotion potential to GS-13 held from 10/12/04 to 6/05/05.

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

A. Yes
B. No
C. I am a current 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.