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 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.
Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.
If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?
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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
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
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
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.
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.