Investigative Assistant (OA)


Vacancy ID: 846572   Announcement Number: D-WA-13-846572-DEU-RCW   USAJOBS Control Number: 338266100

Social Security Number


Vacancy Identification Number

846572
1. Title of Job

Investigative Assistant (OA)
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

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10. Lowest Grade


06
07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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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




19. Job Preference

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

20. Occupational Specialties


001 Investigative Assistant (OA)

21. Geographic Availability


110010001 Washington DC, DC

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:

1. Please select the ONE response that BEST describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as an Investigative Assistant (OA), GS-05.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 Federal grade level performing such duties as organizing information, maintaining data base records, entering, searching for, retrieving, editing, and deleting data, using word processing and basic spreadsheet software to accomplish daily task, and reviewing basic documents or investigative forms for accuracy and completeness.
B. I have four (4) years above high school leading to a Bachelor's Degree.
C. I have a combination of education and experience that is qualifying at the GS-5 level. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.
D. I have none of the above.

2. Please select the ONE response that BEST describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as an Investigative Assistant (OA), GS-06.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 Federal grade level performing such duties as producing routine reports summarizing program information; searching a variety of sources to obtain materials to support program activities; and using law enforcement computer systems to generate and record unique identifiers.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

3. Please select the ONE response that BEST describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as an Investigative Assistant (OA), GS-07.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 Federal grade level performing such duties as providing and conducting complex law enforcement searches and queries; gathering data, preparing reports, and making recommendations; and identifying inaccuracies or anomalies in the information gathered.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

4. Can you type a minimum of 40 words per minute?

A. Yes, I certify that I can type a minimum of 40 words per minute, with 3 or less errors.
B. No, I cannot type 40 words per minute.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. If faxing in the Occupational Questionnaire, Form 1203-FX, darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the form.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Performs segments of law enforcement, inspection, or compliance program support activities.

6. Provides support for enforcement or investigative cases and operations.

7. Interprets and follows standard rules and procedures in support of a law enforcement, inspection, or compliance program.

8. Prepares technical information and reports in support of law enforcement, inspection and/or compliance assignments.

9. Researched files and documents to obtain information.

10. Organizes and processes specialized data from a wide variety of sources to support the full range of communications services.

11. Uses basic analysis techniques to analyze recurring records/data.

12. Establishes and maintains substantial transaction records and manipulates databases to extract information for regular and one-time reports to support a difficult law enforcement, inspection, or compliance programs.

13. Conducts numerous database searches with minimal information to collect information for special investigative reports.

14. Maintains case files and prepares investigative reports.

15. Maintains routine control records and logs and prepares standard factual reports, such as assisting officers in obtaining documentary evidence; and preparing portions of investigative reports.

16. Integrates several types of software to generate working documents and forms.

17. Provides advice and assistance on applying advanced software functions.

18. Uses basic software functions to import/export graphics and data.

19. Uses word processing software to create, copy, and edit letters and reports; and to print devices to produce standard documents.

20. Prepares documentation and forms required for managing the clerical work of an office.

21. Reviews routine correspondence in support of an organization where matters were handled informally.

22. Prepares recurring internal reports and documents from readily available information using model letters and standard paragraphs.

23. Independently prepares correspondence and reports addressing clerical and administrative issues.

24. Manages office operations for an organization with a mission affecting a wide range of agency activities, a large segment of the public, or the business community.

25. Performs a full range of routine and repetitive clerical assignments consisting of related steps, processes, or methods.

26. Serves as the focal point for providing office management services for an organization with subordinate units.

27. Manages the full range of administrative work in support of an organization with simple, straight forward office procedures.

28. Maintains suspense records on correspondence and action documents, and follows up to ensure timely action.

29. Communicates in informal conversations with supervisors, peers, and others.

30. Serves as a point of contact for other clerical personnel on procedural matters, such as providing advice on routine matters.

31. Receives oral instructions to carry out assignments and exchanges information with co-workers to perform day-to-day work.

Past performance is one of the best indicators of your ability to perform effectively in the competency areas described for this position. Review and select the statement below that describes the level of formal PERFORMANCE RECOGNITION you have most recently received.

32. Have you received a performance appraisal in one or more of the competencies described for the position?

A. Yes
B. No

Past performance is one of the best indicators of your ability to perform effectively in the competency areas described for this position. Review and select the statement below that describes the AWARDS you have received within the last year.

33. Have you received any awards related to one or more of the competencies described for the position?

A. Yes
B. No

34. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "Yes" to this certification item.

A. YES
B. NO