CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 18, 2019
Closes
Mar 26, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - 25% or less


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Position has been designated as Critical Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Top secret security clearance.
  • May require travel internationally and/or deployment to Southwest Asia.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This is an Excepted Service position and an applicant receiving such an appointment does not acquire competitive civil service status.
  • This position requires a pre-employment physical exam and a pre-employment physical readiness test. A physical readiness test is required for the duration of employment.
  • This position requires qualifications to carry and use government-owned firearms as part of assigned duties (as a condition of employment you must maintain this qualification).
  • The applicant selected for this position must be able to qualify and maintain authorization to carry firearms including no current or previous domestic violence charges/convictions.
  • Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon.
  • Incumbent will be required to work, or be available to work substantial amounts of unscheduled overtime duty based on the needs of the agency.
  • Compensation for this unscheduled overtime is in the form of a special form of premium pay fixed at 25 percent of the adjusted salary (basic and locality).
  • May be required to submit a financial disclosure form (OGE-450) at time of appointment and annually.
  • Requires the incumbent to possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
  • Federal employees currently serving in the Competitive Service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the Competitive Service by accepting an offer of employment in the Excepted Service.
  • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
  • You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions:http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp

    Specialized Experience: You must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 level in the federal service or at an equivalent level. Specialized experience is defined investigating general crimes investigations such as: arson, rape, robbery, murder, spousal abuse, child abuse and drug related crimes within the federal, state, local and/or foreign criminal investigative organizations; planning, scheduling, data collection, and conducting oversight reviews of criminal general investigations; develops data collection methodologies to identify strengths and weaknesses of criminal investigation; and preparing reports that contain a thorough analysis of data obtained during review.

    You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g. professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Any appointment made under the provisions of this announcement is excepted from competitive civil service and may require the incumbent to serve a trial period.

    Only experience and/or education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

    Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the Priority Placement Program.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 calendar days of the referral certificate issue date.

    There is no substitution of education for experience at this level.

    Working for DoD OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

    If applicable, you may apply under the appropriate Special Appointment Authority and be considered for non-competitive appointments. Please see link for definitions of the Special Appointment Authorities:
    http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp

    Military retirees seeking to enter civil service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they are within 180 days following their official date of retirement (5 United States Code 3326.)

    This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon. The applicant selected for this position must be able to qualify and maintain authorization to carry and use government-owned firearms including no current or previous domestic violence charges/convictions.

    This position is considered a secondary law enforcement administrative position and is covered under the special retirement provision for secondary law enforcement positions. The applicant must meet all of the following special retirement requirements: (1) Has moved directly (without a break in service exceeding three days) from a rigorous position to a secondary position; (2) Has completed three years of service in a rigorous position; and (3) If the applicant has served in a secondary position continuously (without a break in service of more than three days) since serving in a primary position. If selected, applicants that meet qualification requirements, but do not meet special retirement coverage requirements, will be placed under the regular Federal Employee retirement coverage.

    Incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG). Current DoD civilian employees are not required to conduct drug testing if moving from one Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining Component.

    Incumbent must have successfully completed the Criminal Investigator Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia, or another Federal equivalent criminal investigator training program, such as the FBI Special Agent training program or Military Criminal Investigative Organization equivalent. Tribal, State, and local law enforcement academy training does not meet this requirement. Application should include a copy of the Certificate indicating completion of the course.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

    • Criminal Investigation
    • Oral Communication
    • Organizational Awareness
    • Writing


    Preview the assessment questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10423149

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes


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