Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Section Chief)

Department Of Homeland Security
Washington, DC
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Executive, Chief
Full Time
DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryView Common Definitions of terms found in this anizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, in Washington, District of Columbia.This is a non-bargaining unit position.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesAs a Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Section Chief) you will perform the following duties: Establish guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, and clearly communicate through the formal employee performance management system; Observe workers' performance and conduct work performance critiques, provide informal feedback and periodically formally evaluate employee performance; Plan and develop national and special investigative programs, make recommendations for the introduction of new programs, conduct of pilot programs, and acceleration of existing programs; Determine whether nationwide policies, standards, and procedures have been met and furnish advice and assistance on operational problems; Confer with appropriate officials of other Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, to provide efficient reciprocity of services; and cooperate with officials in the resolution of problems that cross organizational and jurisdictional lines.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel in support of HSI Mission.Supervisory statusYesPromotion Potential14 Job family (Series)1811 Criminal Investigation RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment You must be a US citizen to apply for this position. You must successfully pass a background investigation. You must successfully pass a drug screen. Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with Selective Service. Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. Time in grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position (Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must possess a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment.QualificationsYou qualify for the Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Section Chief), GS-1811-14, position if you currently hold or formerly held, a permanent position as a Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-14, position with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while performing duties of this position. Maintaining firearm proficiency is also mandatory. You must satisfactorily complete (or have previously completed) the firearms component of the Criminal Investigation Training Program at Glynco, Georgia. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment.Work Conditions: This job requires physical strength and stamina to perform such activities as conducting long periods of surveillance, pursuing and restraining suspects, and carrying heavy equipment to be uses in investigative efforts. These activities require considerable physical exertion, such as running, stooping, bending, climbing, lifting and carrying heavy objects. The environment involves work indoors and outdoors in a variety of potentially dangerous and stressful situations, as well as exposure to physical attack, including the use of lethal weapons.National Service Experience (ie, volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, 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.Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps, VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.EducationThis job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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