Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
Are you a current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees with competitive status only? Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.
Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 15.
If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?
Please review the description below and select the most appropriate category (you must choose one):
Choose 001 - Competitive Referral: This applies to the following candidates:
Choose 002 - Non-Competitive MP: This applies to the following candidates:
Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
Please answer yes or no to statement numbers below. Your response will determine if you meet the qualification requirement for Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-15 position.
1. I have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and is equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.A. Yes
2. This position requires frequent travel and I am willing to travel up to 30% of the time.A. Yes
3. I have successfully completed the Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) conducted by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) or an equivalent program conducted by another Federal Agency.A. Yes
Please answer yes or no to statement numbers below. Your response will determine if you meet the time-in-grade requirement.
4. I have 52 weeks at the GS-14 grade level or above in the Federal Service within 30 days of the announcement closing date.A. Yes
Your response to statement number below will determine if you are eligible for non-competitive referral.
5. Please select the appropriate response from the list below. Select only one answer.A. I am currently serving in a position at the GS-15 grade level or above in the Federal Service on a permanent basis.
Please respond yes or no to the statement below. Your response will determine if you meet the area of consideration for this position.
6. I am a current employee of the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigations.A. Yes
The following criteria will be used to evaluate your level of knowledge, skill, or ability in certain areas required for this position. For each item, choose the statement from the list below (A-E) that best reflects your level of experience and/or training in that area.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
7. Provide leadership to develop strategic goals to promote, facilitate, or improve the operation.
8. Formulate short and long term operational strategies relating to specific administrative, investigative, or operational programs.
9. Supervise a group of professional, technical or support personnel including setting plans, schedules, and goals to be accomplished.
10. Manage, monitor, and control assets in support of investigative operations.
11. Prepare and manage the budget for office (i.e. Field Office).
12. Provide advice and guidance to staff on appropriate investigative techniques and standards.
13. Provide expert advice, consultation, and assistance to staff with respect to case development, investigative techniques, methodology, precedent-setting cases and agency views, concerns and policies.
14. Prepare or approve a variety of progress and productivity reports relating to investigations operations.
15. Evaluate policies, programs and procedures; make recommendations; and implement changes to improve the effectiveness of programs.
16. Analyze highly complex or precedent setting cases and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of functions and/or procedures.
17. Plan work assignments, set priorities, and assign work to be accomplished by others.
18. Review work and provide technical and administrative assistance to others.
19. Coordinate the work of the group with other agency components, law enforcement agencies, and U.S. Attorneys.
20. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with representatives within the Agency, domestic/international law enforcement or regulatory agencies, and outside subject matter experts.
21. Participate in planning sessions with top level management in determining program goals and resource allocations.
22. Develop and provide clarifications on policies, procedures, regulations, and instructions for investigations and organizational programs.