MARINE INTERDICTION AGENT


Vacancy ID: 796534   Announcement Number: MHCAMDE-796534-PP   USAJOBS Control Number: 332423800

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This is the Vacancy Identification Number:  796534
1. Title of Job

MARINE INTERDICTION AGENT
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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

9. Languages

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

10. Lowest Grade

09

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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

13. Test Location

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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

19. Job Preference


01 Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (VRA) eligible - disabled veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war declared by Congress or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; veteran who, while service on active duty in the Armed Forces, participated in a military operation for which the Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or veteran separated from active duty within the past three years. VRA allows appointment of eligible veterans up to the GS-11 grade level.
02 Disabled veteran 30% or more eligible
03 Certain military spouses as established by Executive Order 13473
04 Military spouses eligible for appointment through another Special Appointing Authority
05 Schedule A eligible - an individual with physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities certified by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Office
06 Miscellaneous authority regulated by U.S. Office of Personnel Management eligible (i.e., Peace Corps volunteer, certain former overseas employees) or not regulated by U.S. Office of Personnel Management eligible (i.e., Postal Career Service employees, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts employee)

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Marine Interdiction Agent

21. Geographic Availability

063260073 San Diego, CA
121580087 Key West, FL
121925087 Marathon, FL
221070109 Houma, LA
264900163 Trenton, MI
397290043 Sandusky, OH
480940061 Brownsville, TX
481550273 Corpus Christi, TX
482570167 Galveston, TX
RQ0380000 Fajardo, PR
RQ0650000 Mayaguez, PR
RQ0760000 Ponce, PR
VQ0900000 Saint Thomas, VI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

If you are referred to the selecting official for further consideration, you may be required to travel, at your own expense, to St. Augustine, FL in order to complete the vessel evaluation, written examination and structured oral interview as described in this vacancy announcement.

1. Are you willing to travel, at your own expense, to St. Augustine, FL in order to complete the vessel evaluation, written examination and structured oral interview components that are required as a part of the Marine Interdiction Agent position?

A. Yes
B. No

2.

Have you previously applied for a Marine Interdiction Agent position and failed an assessment within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement?

A. Yes
B. No

There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP.   During the three years prior to applying for this position, you must have: physically resided in the United States or its protectorates or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations); worked for the U.S. Government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity; and/or been a dependent of a U.S. federal or military employee serving overseas.

 

Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination.   Examples of state-side coverage information include: the state-side address of the company headquarters where the applicant's personnel file is located, the state-side address of the Professor in charge of the applicant's "Study Abroad" program, the church records for the applicant's overseas church missions, and/or the state-side addresses of anyone who worked or studied with the applicant while overseas.   Applicants must provide this information when filing their application for employment.

3.

Do you meet the residency requirement?

A. Yes, I physically resided within the United States or its protectorates or territories, I worked for the U.S. Government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity, and/or I was a dependent of a U.S. federal or military employee serving overseas.
B. The residency requirement does not apply to me because I am a current CBP employee.
C. No, I do not meet this requirement and am therefore requesting an exception. I can provide documentation from a stateside-based company, school, religious organization, and/or individual(s) who will account for any periods of my residency outside the United States over the last three years.
D. No, I do not meet this requirement and am not requesting an exception.

If you chose response C, please provide the name, address, and phone number of the organization(s) and/or person(s) that can substantiate your claim.  If you chose any other response, please indicate "not applicable".

The following question will only 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.

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

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience in law enforcement, which included or was supplemented by experience in vessel operations. Examples of specialized experience are: providing assistance to officers in search of vessels; performance of surveillance and raids; conducting interviews with witnesses and suspects; operating radar systems capable of multiple target acquisition, electronic navigation systems, fathometers, and communications suites; performing emergency repairs and preventative maintenance schedules of assigned vessels; preparing reports and other technical materials that deal with the collection, dissemination, and response to intelligence information.
B. I have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or I have successfully completed two years (or more) of full-time graduate education leading to such a degree in a related field (e.g., law enforcement, criminal justice) from an accredited college or university.
C. I have a combination of successfully completed graduate education in an appropriate discipline and experience as described in A above, the total of which equals 100%. (Find more details on how to compute percentages in the Qualification Statements heading of this vacancy announcement.) If selected, I understand that I may be required to submit proof of my educational claim.
D. I do not possess the education or experience described above.

If you chose responses A or C please identify the positions and dates from your resume that support your response.  If you chose any other response, please enter N/A.

Provisions of Public Law 93-950 and 100-238 allow the imposition of a maximum age for initial appointment to a Primary law enforcement position with the Department of Homeland Security.  This position is covered under law enforcement retirement provisions; therefore, candidates must be selected for this position before reaching their 37th birthday.  However, CBP has requested an exception to this age requirement and has received approval to change the age from 37 to the day immediately preceding your 40th birthday.  Creditable service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c), Title 5 U.S.C 8412(d) or creditable service on or after July 6, 2008 covered by Public Law 110-161 may be applied toward the maximum age requirement. This age restriction may not apply if you are currently serving in a federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d).  The age restriction does not apply if you are a Veterans preference eligible.

5.

Will you be less than 40 years of age at the closing date of this announcement?

A. Yes
B. No, but I have creditable federal civilian (not military) service under Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c), Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d) or creditable service on or after July 6, 2008 covered by Public Law 110-161 that may be applied toward the maximum age requirement.
C. Not Applicable. The age restriction does not apply to me because I am currently serving in a federal civilian (not military) position covered under Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d).
D. Not Applicable. The age restriction does not apply because I am a Veteran’s preference eligible.
E. No

If you chose response A, B, or C, please provide the applicable date(s).  If you chose response D or E, please indicate "not applicable".

6. Conviction of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, as outlined in the vacancy announcement, is disqualifying. A misdemeanor crime of domestic violence is any offense involving the use of physical force or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by a current or former domestic partner, parent, or guardian of the victim. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence?

A. Yes
B. No

7.

This position requires, at the GL-9 level, that you possess an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels License (OUPV), Master's License or Deck's Mate License.  Do you meet this requirement?  If so, you must upload a legible copy of your license that shows expiration date and license type, or you will be considered ineligible.

A. Yes
B. No

8. Do you possess a valid state driver's license?

A. Yes
B. No

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements.

9. Indicate the extent to which you have operated a variety of vessels (for example, high-speed intercept boats, yachts, or commercial fishing boats).

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have operated a variety of vessels in a safe and responsible manner.
C. I have operated a variety of vessels in a safe and responsible manner while performing law enforcement duties.

If you chose B or C in the previous question, please identify the positions and dates on your resume that confirms this experience.  In your resume, please list the size, type, engine size, and electronic equipment of each vessel that you have operated.  If you chose any other response, please indicate "not applicable".

10. Indicate the extent of your experience utilizing automated violator and suspect information systems and databases for enforcement operations (for example, NCIC, NADDIS, or TECS).

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have received training in the utilization of automated violator and suspect information systems and databases for enforcement operations, but I have not used this technology on the job.
C. I have utilized automated violator and suspect information systems and databases to research or target potential suspects or threats to the U.S. or other U.S. interest under supervision or guidance.
D. I have independently utilized automated violator and suspect information systems and databases to research or target potential suspects or threats to the U.S. or other U.S. interests.

11. Indicate the extent to which you have received formal training in maritime law enforcement.

A. I have not received formal training in this area.
B. I have received formal training in state and/or local maritime law enforcement.
C. I have received formal training in federal maritime law enforcement.
D. I have received formal training in Customs and Immigration maritime law enforcement.

12. Indicate the extent of your experience conducting undercover operations.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have received training in conducting undercover operations, but I have not conducted them.
C. I have conducted undercover operations under supervision or guidance.
D. I have planned and coordinated undercover operations.
E. I have instructed and supervised others in conducting undercover operations.

13. Do you have experience enforcing compliance of laws, regulations, policies, standards, and procedures concerning importations into the U.S.?

A. Yes
B. No

14. Indicate the extent of your experience in detecting and identifying contraband smuggling methods or routes in a marine environment.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have received formal training in detecting and identifying contraband smuggling methods or routes in a marine environment, but have not applied this training on the job.
C. I have independently detected and identified contraband smuggling methods or routes in a marine environment, as part of my regular job duties.
D. I have instructed or supervised others in the detection and identification of contraband smuggling methods or routes in a marine environment.

15. Indicate the extent to which you have experience handling and processing evidence.

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have had experience identifying and preserving evidence.
C. I have had experience marking, photographing, and recording evidence.

16. Do you have experience maintaining contact and cooperation with persons in the general marine community and other law enforcement agencies to gather/share intelligence information regarding illegal activities or potential acts of terrorism?

A. Yes
B. No

17. Indicate the extent to which you have participated in, conducted, coordinated, or led task force operations (for example, surveillances, searches, apprehensions, or arrests) with Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies.

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have participated in interagency task force operations with Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies.
C. I have conducted and coordinated interagency task force operations with Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies.
D. I have led multi-agency task force operations with Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies.

18. Do you have experience using land, marine, or aircraft-based tactical sensors and other detection devices/assets available to detect smugglers?

A. Yes
B. No

19. Indicate the extent to which you have experience searching vessels suspected of containing contraband within a false or concealed access compartment.

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have searched vessels suspected of containing contraband using basic search techniques (for example, voids or compartments).
C. I have searched vessels suspected of containing contraband using advanced secondary search techniques (for example, space accountability, hidden compartments, or parasitic containers).

20. Indicate the extent to which you have experience enforcing the Federal laws, rules, regulations, and precedent that pertain to searches of conveyances, luggage, and personal searches at the U.S. border.

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have conducted warrantless searches of conveyances, luggage, and people at the U.S. border.
C. I have supervised or directed others in conducting warrantless searches of conveyances, luggage, and people at the U.S. border.

21. Indicate the extent to which you have experience enforcing the Federal laws, rules, regulations, and precedent that pertain to the detention of people and conveyances at the U.S. border.

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have detained people and conveyances at the U.S. border.
C. I have supervised or directed others in the detention of people and conveyances at the U.S. border.

22. Have you boarded and searched vessels in the open waters?

A. Yes
B. No

23. Select the choice which best describes your experience conducting interviews of witnesses or other sources for the purposes of verifying facts and obtaining specific pieces of information.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have been an assistant to others in conducting interviews of witnesses or other sources for the purposes of verifying facts and obtaining specific pieces of information.
C. I have independently conducted interviews of witnesses or other sources for the purposes of verifying facts and obtaining specific pieces of information.

24. Do you have knowledge of basic vessel construction (for example, hull configurations, mechanical systems, electrical systems, or steering systems)?

A. Yes
B. No

25. Have you operated vessels in open ocean areas, heavy vessel traffic areas, international waters, isolated bays, narrow inlets, or channels?

A. Yes
B. No

26. Indicate the extent to which you have conducted marine enforcement intercepts at high rates of speed in water with hazardous conditions.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have conducted marine enforcement intercepts at high rates of speed in water that had minimal hazards.
C. I have conducted marine enforcement intercepts at high rates of speed in unknown waters containing hazards such as reefs, shoals, or sandbars.

27. Do you have experience ensuring pre- and post-readiness of a vessel by verifying that the mechanical systems were operable?

A. Yes
B. No

28. Do you have experience obtaining a weather forecast prior to deploying a vessel?

A. Yes
B. No

29. Do you have experience conducting preventative maintenance on a variety of vessel mechanical systems?

A. Yes
B. No

30. Indicate the extent to which you have operated a vessel in adverse navigable conditions (for example, low visibility, poor weather, unfamiliar waters, hazardous conditions, or rough seas).

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have operated a vessel in adverse navigable conditions in a safe and responsible manner.
C. I have operated a vessel in adverse navigable conditions in a safe and responsible manner while performing law enforcement duties.

31. Indicate the extent of your experience operating communication equipment utilized in marine enforcement activity.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have knowledge of various types of communication equipment used in marine enforcement activity, but have not operated such equipment.
C. I have operated a VHF-FM radio while performing marine enforcement activities.
D. I have operate a VHF-FM radio and a high frequency long range radio system while performing marine enforcement activities.

32. Indicate the extent to which you have experience using navigation techniques.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have navigated vessels using dead-reckoning techniques (for example, marine charts).
C. I have navigated vessels using electronic navigation equipment (for example, GPS or radar).

33. Indicate the extent to which you have utilized radar systems on vessels.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have utilized radar systems to assist with the safe navigation of the vessel.
C. I have utilized radar systems to assist with the safe navigation of the vessel and for detecting and tracking law enforcement targets of interest.
D. I have utilized radar systems for target detection and tracking and for directing other law enforcement vessels to specific targets.

34. Indicate the extent to which you have experience with intelligence information/sensitive materials.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have collected/received intelligence information/sensitive materials from a variety of sources (for example, reports, informants, officers, or agents) and I have handled the information in accordance with prescribed procedures.
C. I have reviewed intelligence information/sensitive materials to determine relevance to work-related missions/operations.
D. I have analyzed intelligence information/sensitive materials to identify and form objective defendable conclusions and I have made decisions based on those conclusions.

35. Have you reviewed data accumulated from classified and unclassified sources for correctness, consistency, compliance, or authenticity?

A. Yes
B. No

36. Indicate the extent of your experience in leading others toward accomplishment of goals.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had limited experience in leading others toward accomplishment of goals (for example, informally mentoring an employee to provide assistance with routine job duties).
C. I have had a moderate amount of experience in leading others toward accomplishment of goals (for example, formally mentoring staff to provide assistance and guidance on the completion of essential job functions).
D. I have had extensive experience in leading others toward accomplishment of goals (for example, formally mentoring staff to promote self-development, explaining complex job assignments, or interpreting technical materials).

37. Indicate the extent to which you have planned, organized, and prioritized work.

A. I have had no training or experience performing this task.
B. I have planned, organized, and prioritized work for myself.
C. I have planned, organized, and prioritized work and set priorities for a small team.
D. I have planned, organized, and prioritized work for an entire unit or division.

38. Indicate the extent to which you have experience dealing with court officials (for example, attorneys, prosecutors, or judges) on work-related prosecution cases.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have met with attorneys/prosecutors to review case facts or to prepare for criminal or administrative proceedings.
C. I have testified under oath as a witness on cases in court or administrative hearings.
D. I have testified under oath before grand jury, criminal and civil proceedings, or other domestic legal proceeding on marine enforcement cases and have explained marine enforcement laws during trials or hearings.

39. Indicate the extent to which you have dealt effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, or cultures.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have interacted with individuals of diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, or cultures as part of my regular job duties (for example, helped others to find information, responded to routine inquiries).
C. I have cooperated with others from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, or cultures on tasks/projects which required the development and maintenance of positive relationships.
D. I have led teams or groups of people from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, or cultures in developing, implementing, or evaluating projects or programs.

If you chose B, C, or D in the previous question, please identify the positions and dates from your resume that support your response.  If you chose any other response, please enter N/A.

40. Indicate the extent of your experience developing solutions to problems.

A. I have assisted in reviewing/identifying solutions to problems using existing information/data.
B. I have independently solved problems, developed solutions, or made decisions regarding general work-related issues.
C. I have developed original and innovative solutions to problems that have occurred during marine enforcement operations.

41. Indicate the extent to which you have communicated in writing to accomplish work-related tasks.

A. I have written log entries; or I have written routine reports, letters, or memos on non-technical issues.
B. I have written meeting summaries; or I have drafted responses to requests for information; or I have written informative articles; or I have edited the non-technical writings of others.
C. I have written comprehensive reports/documents of marine interdiction activities (for example, seizure reports, operational plans, after action reports, or reports of investigation); or I have written policies, procedures, or training manuals/materials; or I have written material for conferences, briefings, or speeches.

42. Indicate the extent to which you have read, interpreted, and acted upon written information to perform work-related tasks.

A. I have read routine materials/correspondence and applied this information to routine tasks (for example, read and followed instructions to complete timesheets or to respond to basic questions from coworkers or support personnel).
B. I have read materials, such as manuals, handbooks, directives, or nontechnical reports, in order to complete parts of larger projects (for example, read reports to provide summaries to others, informed others of ways to resolve potential issues).
C. I have read difficult materials, such as technical manuals and reports, legal briefs, or new laws/regulations, in order to apply them to specific situations (for example, to plan and implement special projects or studies, identify situations that may impact current/future operations).

43. Select the choice which best describes your ability to communicate with all levels of employees and the public, and resolve conflicts as needed.

A. I have conferred with others in my work unit on an individual basis.
B. I have communicated with others within my organization to resolve problems, prevent potential conflicts, and ensure technical and operational requirements were met as part of my regular job duties.
C. I have communicated extensively with others within my organization to reach/build consensus on problems/issues that have arisen.
D. I have communicated extensively with others both inside and outside my organization to present sensitive briefings, serve as the main liaison with other organizations, or lead interagency task forces on special projects.

44. Select the choice which best describes your experience in working in or leading work-related teams.

A. I have had no experience in working in or leading work-related teams.
B. I have participated as a team member, receiving task assignments and project goals from my supervisor or team leader.
C. I have served as a team leader, communicating task assignments and project goals to team members and monitoring progress.
D. I have led several teams, ensuring that team members met project goals and deadlines and evaluating individual team member performance.

If you chose C or D in the previous question, please identify the positions and dates from your resume that support your response.  If you chose any other response, please enter N/A.

45. Do you have knowledge of water survival techniques (for example, swimming skills, drownproofing skills, or open water survival)?

A. Yes
B. No

46. Do you have experience applying information from manuals or technical publications for the purposes of troubleshooting, operating equipment, or training?

A. Yes
B. No

47. Do you have experience operating a computer (for example, entering and extracting data, creating and updating files, or disseminating information)?

A. Yes
B. No

48. Indicate the extent of your experience in using word processing and spreadsheet software (for example, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, WordPerfect).

A. I have used word processing and spreadsheet software to access and retrieve data, files, or other information to respond to routine inquiries or to disseminate general information.
B. I have used word processing and spreadsheet software to create, print, and send data, files, or other information in order to compile information, maintain logs, or prepare basic reports.
C. I have used word processing and spreadsheet software to create, edit, and manipulate data in order to perform statistical analyses, write comprehensive reports, or design new procedures.







49.

If you are a federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a “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 (e.g., current and former supervisors, college or university professors, managers or coordinators of volunteer activities, etc.) who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials.   Please do not list personal friends or relatives.

50.

Are you a current political Schedule A or Schedule C Executive Branch employee or a former political Schedule A or Schedule C Executive Branch employee who held the position within the last five years applying to a competitive or non-political excepted service position under Title 5 of the United States Code or are you a current non-career Senior Executive Service (SES) Executive Branch employee or a former non-career SES Executive Branch employee who held the position within the last five years applying to a competitive or non-political excepted service position under Title 5 of the United States Code?

A. Yes
B. No

If you answered "Yes", please provide the dates you served and a copy of your appointment SF 50B with your application package.  If you answered "No", please indicate "not applicable".

The Minneapolis Hiring Center (MHC) is working to develop the capability for providing applicants the ability to receive limited (one-way) text messages (SMS) reminders for select deadlines that may be approaching throughout the hiring process.  You have the opportunity to "opt in" to this text messaging service once it becomes available.  Text messaging does not replace any other form of official communication with you, the applicant, but is intended solely to reinforce communication.

51. Do you wish to receive text messages from MHC during the hiring process?

A. Yes
B. No

If you selected "Yes", please be sure that the "home phone" you list in Application Manager is your current mobile number.

 

Note: Standard text messaging rates may apply which will not be reimbursed by Customs and Border Protection.  Some carriers may also block incoming 'fee generating' text messages or messages from outlying sources and some messages may appear truncated based on limitations imposed by your carrier.  Current system constraints may not support text messaging service to some carriers.

 

If you elect to receive CBP text messaging service, please check with your service carrier to ensure this option is available to you based on the terms of your service contract.

52. If you indicated “yes” in the previous question, please indicate your mobile phone provider.  If you indicated “no” in the previous question, please select response “I” below.

A. AT&T
B. Boost Mobile
C. Nextel
D. Sprint
E. T-Mobile
F. Verizon Wireless
G. Virgin Mobile USA
H. Other
I. Not Applicable

If you indicated “Other”, please provide your mobile provider’s name.

All applicants must undergo an intensive background investigation (BI) and there is also a high probability that you will be subject to a polygraph examination.  The BI focuses on your honesty, reliability, police record, financial record, use of alcohol and drugs, mental health, and employment record.  The BI includes interviews with your past and present employers, neighbors, teachers, and references, as well as checks of law enforcement, credit, educational, medical and other records.  The Department of Homeland Security reviews your complete BI to determine if you are fit for employment and meet security standards.  The Department of Homeland Security may contact you for additional information to attempt to resolve issues developed by your BI before a final decision is made.  If you are found unsuitable, you cannot be employed as an Air Interdiction Agent.  Your answers will not necessarily exclude you from employment with the U.S. customs and Border Protection.

53. Are you willing to undergo a background investigation for this position?

A. Yes
B. No

54. Have you used, tried, sold, experimented with, purchased, manufactured, or distributed a non-prescribed controlled substance (e.g., marijuana, anabolic steroids, ecstasy, oxycontin, rohypnol, GHB, ketamine, cocaine, methamphetamine, mushrooms, heroin, PCP, LSD, opium, hash)?

A. Never
B. 0-12 Months ago
C. 13-24 Months ago
D. 25-36 Months ago
E. 37-72 Months ago
F. 73-84 Months ago
G. More than 84 Months ago

55. After the age of 18, did you ever enter the United States illegally; overstay an authorized period of admission; reside, work, or attend school in the United States without status; violate or assist another to violate immigration or customs laws (ie, smuggle an alien(s), harbor/shelter an illegal alien(s), intentionally fail to declare merchandise or funds as required, make false claim to U.S. citizenship, attempt to enter the United States using fraudulent or counterfeit documents or documents belonging to another, etc.); or were you ever removed or deported from the United States?

A. Yes
B. No

56. Are you married to/living or residing with any person who is illegally in the United States (e.g., out of status, overstayed visa)?

A. Yes
B. No

57. Do you currently have any pending charges against you?

A. Yes
B. No

58. Have you ever been convicted of a felony or crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year?

A. Yes
B. No

59. Under the Firearms Disability Law, if you have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, it is a felony for you to possess any firearms or ammunition.  A misdemeanor crime of domestic violence is generally defined as any offense which has, as an element, the use or attempted use of physical force or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by a current or former domestic partner, parent, or guardian of the victim.  The term ‘convicted' excludes anyone whose conviction has been expunged or set aside, or who has received pardon.

 

Have you ever been convicted of a crime of domestic violence that has not been expunged or for which you have not received a pardon?

A. Yes
B. No

60. Are you currently delinquent on Federal Debt for 90 days or more (e.g., taxes, overpayment of benefits, federal guaranteed or insured loans, such as student and home mortgage loans)?

A. Yes
B. No

61. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information contained in this document, is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that a false or fraudulent answer to any question or item may be grounds for not hiring me, or for firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment or both. (See section 1001 of title 18, United States Code.)  

A. Yes
B. No