TECHNICAL ENFORCEMENT OFFICER


Vacancy ID: 818866   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-818866-MP-JP   USAJOBS Control Number: 335673600

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Title of Job

TECHNICAL ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
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Employment Availability

Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
Lowest Grade


13

Occupational Specialties


001 Technical Enforcement Officer

Geographic Availability


511457059 Lorton, VA

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 a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee with competitive status (or a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement serving under a VRA 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 employee with competitive status (or a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement serving under a VRA appointment). I do not work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location on a permanent basis.

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

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.

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

A. I have at least one year of experience as a Technical Enforcement Officer with the federal government at the GS-12 level.
B. I have at least one year as an expert in the planning and execution of major investigative and law enforcement operations regarding tactical communications planning and execution phases to include deployment of Mobile Communications Centers (MCC) and Mobile Communications Vehicles (MCV) to ensure secure tactical and wireless communications are maintained during first response emergency management scenarios.
C. I do not possess the experience described above.

If you chose response "B" you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrate this experience.

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 previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-13 grade level.

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. Provisions of Public Law 93-950 and 100-238 allow the imposition of a maximum age for initial appointment to a Technical Enforcement Officer position with the Department of Homeland Security. The date immediately preceding an applicant's 37th birthday is the final date for selection; however, the age restriction does not apply if you have served 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).  Will you have reached age 37 by the closing date of this vacancy announcement?

A. Yes and I have never been employed 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).
B. Yes and I am currently or have been previously employed 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).
C. No
D. Not applicable. I am eligible for veteran's preference as defined in Title 5 U.S.C., Section 2108, item(3).

If you chose response C in the previous question, provide your date of birth.

If you chose response B in the previous question, provide the dates of your Federal civilian law enforcement experience (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

6. 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

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 responses to the following questions 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 will lose further consideration under this announcement. Therefore, if you are uncertain about the promotion potential of positions held, respond with a “No.”

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

7. Indicate the extent of your experience participating with criminal investigators and other law enforcement officers in providing direct tactical communications operations planning and support.

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I am familiar with various types of tactical equipment (for example, land mobile radio and satellite communications equipment), but I have not had any actual experience in using this equipment.
C. I have been an assistant to others who were responsible for providing tactical communications operations and support.
D. I have had extensive experience in using and maintaining tactical communications equipment in an operational environment.

8. Indicate the extent of your experience using electronic test equipment and radio programming software to troubleshoot, diagnose and configure tactical communications equipment.

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I have a general familiarity with the use of electronic test equipment and radio programming software for installing, monitoring, adjusting, repairing, and programming tactical communications equipment.
C. I have had experience in using electronic test equipment and radio programming software to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment, operational standards, and failures. I understand the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance.
D. I have had extensive experience in using electronic test equipment and radio programming software to troubleshoot and diagnose tactical communications equipment, operational standards, and failures. I have used a radio and satellite programming software, land mobile radio test equipment and multi-meters.

9. Select the statement that best describes the extent of your knowledge of the laws and regulations governing radio frequency spectrum coordination and agency interoperability communications coordination.

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I have received training regarding the laws and regulations governing electronic surveillance and evidence gathering but I have not applied this training on the job.
C. I have some knowledge of the laws and regulations governing radio frequency spectrum coordination and agency interoperability communications coordination acquired as an assistant to others in situations involving tactical communications.
D. I have extensive knowledge of the laws and regulations governing radio frequency spectrum coordination and agency interoperability communications coordination gained through my involvement directly supporting tactical communications operations.

10. Indicate the extent to which you have communicated factual information to others regarding tactical communications techniques.

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I communicated my ideas or other information to individuals or groups primarily within my organization on non-technical matters using terminology that was familiar to the audience. I have occasionally participated in formal group discussions.
C. I have communicated occasionally with persons or groups outside of my organization, or, I have participated actively as a member of my organization or group discussions, meetings or team projects where I had to express my ideas or opinions regarding tactical communications techniques.
D. I have represented my organization or group in meetings and dealings with other groups or organizations for the purpose of proposing and gaining acceptance of ideas and explaining or coordinating views regarding tactical communications techniques.

11. Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have prepared correspondence and other documents from rough draft to final, in proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format, particularly as such correspondence applies to tactical communications.

A. I have prepared meeting summaries or drafted responses to requests for information. I have edited the non-technical writing of others.
B. I have developed policies, procedures, training manuals, and other complete documents.
C. I have prepared status briefings, management reviews, management reports, and conference materials relating to the use of electronic surveillance techniques.
D. I have written complex materials such as technical reports, journal articles, or I have developed training courses addressing the use of tactical communication.

12. Indicate the extent of your experience in using tactical communications equipment to include: land mobile radio, radio code plug design and programming and associated techniques.

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I have a general familiarity with the use of land mobile radio, radio code plug design and programming and understand how tactical communications equipment works.
C. I have personally used tactical communications equipment to include subscriber units, radio programming software and associated test equipment.
D. I have had extensive experience in using tactical communications equipment to include subscriber unts, radio programming software and associated test equipment. I have developed and implemented changes in subscriber radio programming.

13. Indicate the extent of your experience in using satellite voice and data solutions.

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I have a general familiarity with the use of satellite voice and data solutions and associated equipment.
C. I have had experience in using electronic satellite voice and data solutions and associated equipment. I have used at least one type of satellite communications solution and I am aware of the operational use and restrictions of satellite systems.
D. I have had extensive experience in using electronic satellite voice and data solutions and associated equipment. I have operationally deployed and used satellite communications solutions to include BGAN, MSV, lridium, or VSAT and I am aware of the operational use and restrictions of these satellite systems.

14. Indicate the extent of your experience in using key management techniques to include Key Management Facility (KMF) and Key Variable Loader (KVL)

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I have a general familiarity with encryption techniques. I understand the basic function of encryption as it applies to tactical communications.
C. I have had personal experience with encryption and have personally used both a KMF and KVL functionality and operation.
D. I have had extensive experience with encryption and have personally used both a KMF and KVL for encryption key management in support of tactical communications operations.

15. Select the statement that best describes your experience with deployable tactical communications solutions and mobile communications platforms.

A. I have had no training or experience in this area.
B. I have a general familiarity with deployable tactical communications solutions and mobile communications platformos. I understand the concept of deployable tactical communications equipment and mobile communications platforms.
C. I have deployed tactical communications solutions and mobile communications platforms.
D. I have had extensive experience in deploying tactical communications solutions and mobile communications platforms in an operational environment.