Criminal Investigator


Vacancy ID: 865158   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-13-865158   USAJOBS Control Number: 340547400

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 865158
1. Title of Job

Criminal Investigator
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans and persons with disabilities.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.


13

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:

Choose 001 - Competitive Referral: This applies to the following candidates:

Choose 002 - Non-Competitive MP: This applies to the following candidates:


001 Competitive
002 Non Competitive

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


063250059 San Clemente, CA
130280121 Atlanta, GA
240100033 Beltsville, MD
440190007 Providence, RI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please answer yes or no to statement numbers below. Your response will determine if you are qualified for the Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-13 position.

1. I have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or above in the Federal Service as of the closing date of the announcement. Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the work of the position. Please refer to the vacancy announcement for examples of specialized experience.

A. Yes
B. No

Please respond yes or no to the statement below. Your response will determine if you meet the travel requirement for this position.

2. I am willing to travel up to 75% of the time.

A. Yes
B. No

Please respond yes or no to the statement below. Your response will determine if you meet the training requirement for this position.

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
B. No

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.
B- I have had education or training in performing this 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 coworker 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 assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
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.

4. Independently plan and conduct criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.

5. Serve as technical expert and provide assistance to other criminal investigators in conducting research, study, and analysis of cases to determine applicable laws, violations and proof required.

6. Lead or coordinate complex investigations involving multiple agencies.

7. Knowledge of tobacco laws and enforcement.

8. Conduct highly complex criminal investigations including interviews with suspects, witnesses, informants and other law enforcement agents.

9. Collaborate with agents from other Federal/State/local law enforcement agencies in initiating contact with officials of regulated businesses and individuals on complex investigations.

10. Conduct formal or informal training on investigation techniques and methods.

11. Prepare investigative reports for prosecutors and management officials.

12. Present investigative findings and facts to Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials and prosecutors.

13. Verify, corroborate, and establish relationships of facts and evidence to establish the accuracy and authenticity of the information.

14. Experience conducting investigations that relate to tobacco enforcement or the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA).

15. Plan, coordinate, and lead a group of investigators in conducting complex criminal investigations.

16. Collaborate and coordinate with Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials in the planning/conducting of investigative and prosecution efforts.

17. Serve as a technical expert in criminal investigation techniques.