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1. Do you have at least one year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal government, performing a wide range of duties, including: leading subordinate criminal investigators, technical specialists, and support staff in complex investigations potentially having nationwide and/or international scope and impact and subject to congressional, media, and public scrutiny; conducting long-range program planning involving investigative priorities and schedules; developing relationships with law enforcement within and outside of the agency; developing and establishing uniform protocols, technical procedures, technical standards, and related policies for investigative programs; assigning work based on investigative and operational priorities and career development requirements; ensuring that work and quality standards are met; and evaluating the effectiveness of investigative operations in terms of mission accomplishment, quality and quantity standards.
In this part, you will respond to questions about experiences you have had that are related to the requirements of the job for which you are applying. Carefully review the response descriptions listed below. For each question or statement, select the ONE response description that best describes your experience. (Your claims of experience must be supported in your resume).A- I have not performed this task on the job.
2. Serves as a program manager for an investigative activity requiring crosscutting oversight and coordinative efforts.
3. Provides management with expert and timely advice in order to assure that they are apprised of all matters that require attention in an investigative program.
4. Develops relationships with law enforcement within and outside of the agency, with the goal of fostering cooperation and mutual assistance.
5. Prepares reports identifying trends within geographic areas.
6. Attends meetings with high level Federal, state, and local officials to gain an understanding of
organizational programs, program initiatives, concerns, and vulnerabilities.
7. Analyzes complaints and requests concerning investigations in order to prioritize initiatives and scope of assignments based on factors such as jurisdiction, mission impact, and
8. Develops and establishes uniform protocols, technical procedures, technical standards, and related policies.
9. Conducts long-range program planning to determine investigative priorities and schedules.
10. Designs strategies for effectively and efficiently implementing detection strategies via investigative plans.
11. The incumbent evaluates the effectiveness of operations supervised in terms of mission accomplishment, quality and quantity standards, procedural, policy, regulatory compliance, and technical competence.
12. Maintains liaison with senior officials from Federal, state, local, and foreign law enforcement and intelligence agencies to ensure investigative continuity and coordination on
matters of mutual interest.
13. Manages and is responsible for the planning and conduct of all of criminal, civil, administrative, and other types of investigations.
14. Plans, directs, coordinates, develops, and manages a criminal investigative program, operations, and projects.
15. Directs, coordinates, and oversees work through the use of subordinate team leader.
16. Articulates and communicates to staff assignments, projects, and/or problems to be solved.
17. Assigns work based on investigative and operational priorities and career development requirements.
18. Reviews work completed by subordinates, accepting, amending, or rejecting work as appropriate.
19. Evaluates work performance in order to continually improve quality and production metrics.
20. Recommends awards/bonuses, position changes, and classification changes where warranted.
21. Develops evaluative reports of findings, identifies resource requirements, and provides feedback to staff at the completion of all projects.
22. Interviews candidates for vacant positions, recommending appointments, promotions, or reassignments.
23. Hears and resolves all employee complaints, including group grievances.
24. Reviews and approves minor disciplinary actions, include warnings, and reprimands.
25. Prepares written reports supporting criminal and/or civil prosecution and/or