Criminal Investigator


Vacancy ID: 802649   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-802649-MP-JLS   USAJOBS Control Number: 333137700

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Title of Job

Criminal Investigator
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address


Employment Availability

Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
Lowest Grade


13

Occupational Specialties


001 Criminal Investigator

Geographic Availability


426540101 Philadelphia, PA

Transition Assistance Plan

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following questions require a response.  If you do not respond, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

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

A. I am eligible for a VEOA appointment (i.e., a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service).
B. I am a displaced employee (GS-1811-13) from another Federal agency and eligible for selection preference based on the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
C. None of the above.

If you answered "A" you must provide your Bureau, dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the location of (city and state) where you work.

If you answered "B" you must provide dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

The following questions 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.  NOTE:  If you answered in the affirmative and your resume doesn't reflect the experience, you will not be considered.  The experience must be indicated in your resume.

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

A. I have at least one year of experience as a Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-12 (or higher grade level), with the Federal government.
B. I have at least one year of GS-12 level experience handling criminal investigation cases involving substantial difficulty where circumstantial evidence is used or indirect perpetrators are pursued; complications arose because the subjects were prominent figures or operated their illegal activities under cover of legal ones; following up on the entire chain of separate investigative matters stemming from original assignments; & multi-jurisdictional investigative problems.
C. I do not possess the experience as described above.

If you chose response "A" or "B", you must provide the position title and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. If you chose any other response, you may indicate "not applicable".

The following question will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the time-in-grade (TIG) requirements for this position.  You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for the description of those requirements.

3. 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-12 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 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-13 grade level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.

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 (month/day/year) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

4. 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

5. Have you had a felony conviction?

A. Yes
B. No

6. Do you have a current valid State drivers' license?

A. Yes
B. No

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-13 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 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 and your claim cannot be verified, you will lose further consideration under this announcement. Therefore, if you are uncertain about the promotion potential of positions held, respond with a "No."

7. 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-13 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

If you chose response "A" in the previous question, provide the position's title, series, pay plan, grade level or pay band plus the grade level or pay band of its promotion potential, and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you held this position. Otherwise indicate "Not Applicable".

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

8. Select the choice which indicates the extent of your experience in conducting criminal investigations.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have received training in criminal investigative techniques and procedures but I have had no hands-on experience in performing this task.
C. I have received training in criminal investigative techniques and procedures, and I have had experience in conducting routine criminal investigations.
D. I have independently conducted complex criminal investigations involving multiple suspects and seizures resulting in successful prosecution.
E. I have conducted complex and highly technical criminal investigations involving multiple suspects, across multi-jurisdictional lines, involving multiple agencies.

9. Have you served as a team leader for law enforcement officers outside of your agency?

A. Yes
B. No

10. Indicate the extent of your experience in coordinating investigations involving the activities of several local, county, state, and federal agencies. 

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have worked as a member of a team responsible for coordinating an investigation that involved local, state, and federal agencies.
C. I have independently conducted an investigation for which I coordinated different phases of the investigation with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
D. I have led a team of agents or investigators from other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies responsible for conducting numerous investigations requiring coordination between all those involved.

11. Indicate the extent of your experience in consolidating and evaluating disparate facts, events, and other types of intelligence material/information.

A. I have had some training in methods and techniques for consolidating and evaluating facts, events, and other types of information but, I have had no hands-on experience in performing this task.
B. I have assisted others by consolidating facts, events, and other types of information related to a specific case or investigation.
C. I have independently consolidated and evaluated disparate facts, events, and other types of intelligence/information related to a specific case or investigation.
D. I have independently consolidated and evaluated disparate facts, events, and other types of intelligence/information and made specific recommendations based on my evaluation of this information.

12. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing or proposing new approaches or techniques to deal with specific issues or problems.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have proposed new approaches/techniques for existing policies or procedures in order to effect change.
C. I have developed and proposed new approaches/techniques for existing policies or procedures which were subsequently implemented to effect change.

13. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing continuing sources of information such as informants or confidential sources.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have maintained a low-level source of information that provided routine information.
C. I have developed and documented a source of information with the assistance of a senior agent.
D. I have independently developed and documented a high level source of information whose information has resulted in seizures or arrests.
E. I have, on numerous occasions, developed and documented high level sources of information resulting in multi-jurisdictional arrests and seizures.

14. Indicate the extent of your experience interrogating suspected terrorists, other criminal suspects, or witnesses.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have received training in interrogation techniques, but I have not performed this task on-the-job.
C. I have assisted a more experienced interrogator by providing questions during the interrogation and acting as a witness to the interrogation.
D. As lead investigator, I have been personally responsible for interrogating suspected terrorists, criminal suspects, or witnesses.

15. Indicate the extent of your experience in coordinating international activities with the appropriate attaché offices.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have been responsible for coordinating activities of a routine nature with the appropriate attaché office.
C. I have been responsible for determining the appropriate attaché office(s) and coordinating international activities of sensitive/complex cases, ensuring that sensitive materials were appropriately handled.

16. Indicate the extent of your experience in conducting or coordinating controlled deliveries.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have participated in a controlled delivery involving contraband or human cargo.
C. I have led teams of agents in the controlled delivery of contraband or human cargo.

17. Indicate the extent of your work experience in establishing a plan of action for counter-terrorism or investigative work. 

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have developed a plan of action for counter-terrorism or investigative work under the close guidance of others.
C. As a case agent, I have been responsible for developing a plan of action for a counter-terrorism investigation or other investigative work.
D. I have had extensive experience in developing a plan of action for numerous counter-terrorism investigations or other investigative work.
E. I have served as a team leader responsible for approving a plan of action for counter-terrorism or other investigative work.