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Grade: 09

1 Please choose the answer that best describes your experience and/or education. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience as described, equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include participating in various phases of investigative work assignments; studying a broad variety of material pertinent to cases; interviewing employees, officials in and out of Government, and others for the purpose of verifying facts and obtaining specific pieces of information; obtaining signed statements, affidavits and documentary evidence to be included in reports or case records; and preparing written reports of investigative activities.
  • I possess a master's or equivalent level degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or JD.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 I have worked in a law enforcement agency Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
3 I have performed the following tasks: Answer to this question is required
  • Gathered facts
  • Solved problems
  • Conducted interviews
  • None of the above
4 Select the following choice that best describes your highest level of experience communicating in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs.
  • I have experience in preparing written documents such as transmittal memos and e-mails which cover routine issues and recipients are usually within my immediate organization/office/agency.
  • I have experience in preparing written documents such as reports and briefing papers which cover routine issues with some complex elements and recipients are usually management within my organization/agency.
  • I have experience in preparing written documents such as reports, briefing papers, and correspondence to external entities which cover issues involving complex programs and require sensitivity to the views of my audience. Recipients are usually middle or senior management within or outside of the organization/agency.
  • I have experience in preparing written documents such as complex studies, policy guidance, congressional correspondence, speeches, and testimony which involve issues or programs of a sensitive and controversial nature, and recipients include a wide range of individuals both internal and external to the organization/agency.
  • None of the above.
5 Has a basic knowledge of financial, contractual and procurement processes and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
6 Coordinates investigative work with representatives of Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
7 Select the best answer that describes your highest level of knowledge of conducting investigations (i.e. knowledge and application of principles, practices, and techniques for conducting civil, criminal, and administrative investigations and documenting findings and conclusions in an efficient, accurate, and timely manner): Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience and training conducting criminal, civil, and administrative program fraud investigations involving financial investigative techniques. With minimal supervision, I independently conducted investigations by interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and preserving evidence; performing surveillance duties; and performing logical follow-up investigations.
  • I have experience conducting portions of criminal, civil, and administrative investigations. Under the guidance of a supervisor, I have conducted investigations by interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and preserving evidence; and performing surveillance duties.
  • I have limited experience conducting criminal, civil, and administrative investigations. Under the guidance of a senior investigators, I assisted with interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and protecting evidence; and performing surveillance duties.
  • I do not have the above experience.
8 Please identify the experience you have in the investigation of criminal matters. Select all that apply: Answer to this question is required
  • I worked closely with other personnel within law enforcement organizations and the professional business community.
  • I conducted Title 18 criminal investigations into fraud and corruption that involved gathering financial and electronic evidence.
  • I have led criminal investigations in accordance with the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence and US Department of Justice Attorney General Guidelines relating to criminal matters, including participating in formal hearings and judicial actions and utilizing the grand jury process.
  • I have been responsible for leading joint investigations involving the participation of federal, state, and local prosecutorial, investigative, and regulatory personnel.
  • I have made arrests, executed search warrants, and carried a firearm in the performance of my duties.
  • None of the above.
9 Select the one choice that best describes your highest level of knowledge of applicable Federal rules of criminal and civil procedures; agency and government laws, regulations, and policies; and executive orders governing the conduct of criminal investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have testified in trials, court proceedings, or hearings (other than Grand Jury). I have conducted Grand Jury investigations and testified in Grand Jury; prepared investigative information to support charges and trial strategy; and gathered and analyzed evidence for court proceedings.
  • I have experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have testified before a Grand Jury, but I have NOT testified in trials, other court proceedings, or hearings. I have prepared investigative information to support charges and trial strategy and gathered and analyzed evidence for court proceedings.
  • I have limited experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have not testified before a Grand Jury, in court proceedings, or hearings.
  • I do not possess the experience/training described above.
10 Recognizes, develops and presents evidence that reconstructs events, sequences and time elements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
11 Select the law enforcement activities below with which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Making arrests.
  • Conducting physical surveillance.
  • Conducting consensual monitoring or other electronic surveillance.
  • Participating in the execution of search warrants.
  • Utilizing undercover techniques.
  • Developing Informants.
  • Conducting employee misconduct investigations.
  • Providing trial support to prosecutors including coordination of witness testimony, discovery preparation, exhibit preparation, and reviewing testimony.
  • Collecting and storing evidence.
  • Presenting investigative results to federal prosecutors.
  • None of the above.

Grade: 11

1 Please choose the answer that best describes your experience and/or education. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service as described. Examples of specialized experience include working with higher level Criminal Investigators on completing various aspects of a criminal investigation involving criminal, civil, or administrative priorities; coordinating investigative activities with both internal and external factors; developing supportable data and materials; and, collecting and confirming information from a variety of sources.
  • I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or have successfully completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 Do you have experience writing reports of investigation, including direction and progress of investigations, significant findings and developments of investigative findings? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Under the direction of a more senior investigator, have you prepared comprehensive final investigative reports for prospective and/or management officials? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Coordinates investigative work with representatives of Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
5 Have you testified before grand juries, courts, or administrative hearings regarding the crime and evidentiary proofs ascertained through investigative efforts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Has a basic knowledge of financial, contractual and procurement processes and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
7 Recognizes and develops evidence that meets requirements for presentation in various legal hearings and court proceedings. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
8 I have performed complete investigations involving the following crimes: Answer to this question is required
  • Homicide
  • Bribery
  • Robbery
  • Arson
  • Major fraud against the government
  • Aggravated assault
  • Larceny
  • False claims
  • Credit card fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Sex offenses
  • Gambling
  • Contract fraud
  • Narcotics
  • None of the above
9 Determines the most effective manner for planning and conducting investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
10 Recognizes, develops and presents evidence that reconstructs events, sequences and time elements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
11 Briefs supervisor or senior investigator on investigative activities including direction and progress of investigations, significant findings and developments, and problems or questions of evidence. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
12 Analyzes intelligence information received from federal, state and local agencies, and coordinates and implements responses when credible threats against facilities or persons are identified. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
13 Do you have experience participating in joint investigations with other Federal, State, and local government officials/agencies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Select the best answer that describes your highest level of knowledge of conducting investigations (i.e. knowledge and application of principles, practices, and techniques for conducting civil, criminal, and administrative investigations and documenting findings and conclusions in an efficient, accurate, and timely manner): Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience and training conducting criminal, civil, and administrative program fraud investigations involving financial investigative techniques. With minimal supervision, I independently conducted investigations by interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and preserving evidence; performing surveillance duties; and performing logical follow-up investigations.
  • I have experience conducting portions of criminal, civil, and administrative investigations. Under the guidance of a supervisor, I have conducted investigations by interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and preserving evidence; and performing surveillance duties.
  • I have limited experience conducting criminal, civil, and administrative investigations. Under the guidance of a senior investigators, I assisted with interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and protecting evidence; and performing surveillance duties.
  • I do not have the above experience.
15 Please identify the experience you have in the investigation of criminal matters. Select all that apply: Answer to this question is required
  • I worked closely with other personnel within law enforcement organizations and the professional business community.
  • I conducted Title 18 criminal investigations into fraud and corruption that involved gathering financial and electronic evidence.
  • I have led criminal investigations in accordance with the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence and US Department of Justice Attorney General Guidelines relating to criminal matters, including participating in formal hearings and judicial actions and utilizing the grand jury process.
  • I have been responsible for leading joint investigations involving the participation of federal, state, and local prosecutorial, investigative, and regulatory personnel.
  • I have made arrests, executed search warrants, and carried a firearm in the performance of my duties.
  • None of the above.
16 Select the one choice that best describes your highest level of knowledge of applicable Federal rules of criminal and civil procedures; agency and government laws, regulations, and policies; and executive orders governing the conduct of criminal investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have testified in trials, court proceedings, or hearings (other than Grand Jury). I have conducted Grand Jury investigations and testified in Grand Jury; prepared investigative information to support charges and trial strategy; and gathered and analyzed evidence for court proceedings.
  • I have experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have testified before a Grand Jury, but I have NOT testified in trials, other court proceedings, or hearings. I have prepared investigative information to support charges and trial strategy and gathered and analyzed evidence for court proceedings.
  • I have limited experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have not testified before a Grand Jury, in court proceedings, or hearings.
  • I do not possess the experience/training described above.
17 Select the law enforcement activities below with which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Making arrests.
  • Conducting physical surveillance.
  • Conducting consensual monitoring or other electronic surveillance.
  • Participating in the execution of search warrants.
  • Utilizing undercover techniques.
  • Developing Informants.
  • Conducting employee misconduct investigations.
  • Providing trial support to prosecutors including coordination of witness testimony, discovery preparation, exhibit preparation, and reviewing testimony.
  • Collecting and storing evidence.
  • Presenting investigative results to federal prosecutors.
  • None of the above.
18 Have you written affidavits that resulted in arrests, search warrants, seizures, or penalties? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
19 Select the choice that describes your experience conducting criminal investigations involving interviewing individuals of diverse backgrounds to develop or verify facts; presenting investigative information to Assistant United States Attorneys and other federal, state, and local officials; and establishing professional contacts with stakeholders and officials of various organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience providing technical guidance and direction to others on performing this task as one of the major duties of a position or positions I have held.
  • I have experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task independently, with minimal supervision and technical guidance; only in unique or unusual circumstances do I request guidance and direction.
  • I have experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task with technical guidance and assistance from a senior specialist or supervisor.
  • I have experience performing this task, but it was not a regular part of my duties so my exposure is limited.
  • I have no experience in this area.
20 Have you 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? (Note: Tribal, State, and local law enforcement academy training does not meet this requirement). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 12

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge and skills required to complete the responsibilities of the position. Examples of work at this level include investigative techniques in undercover operations, overt/covert surveillances; waste, fraud and abuse cases in agency programs and operations; the use of weapon systems; and experience dealing with emergency situations.
1 Do you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service as depicted above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Under the direction of a more senior investigator, have you prepared comprehensive final investigative reports for prospective and/or management officials? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience writing reports of investigation, including direction and progress of investigations, significant findings and developments of investigative findings? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Coordinates investigative work with representatives of Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
5 Analyze request for investigation from a standpoint of complexity, cost/effectiveness, manpower requirements, and other investigative priorities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
6 Have you testified before grand juries, courts, or administrative hearings regarding the crime and evidentiary proofs ascertained through investigative efforts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Has a basic knowledge of financial, contractual and procurement processes and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
8 Recognizes and develops evidence that meets requirements for presentation in various legal hearings and court proceedings. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
9 I have performed complete investigations involving the following crimes: Answer to this question is required
  • Homicide
  • Bribery
  • Robbery
  • Arson
  • Major fraud against the government
  • Aggravated assault
  • Larceny
  • False claims
  • Credit card fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Sex offenses
  • Gambling
  • Contract fraud
  • Narcotics
  • None of the above
10 Determines the most effective manner for planning and conducting investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
11 Recognizes, develops and presents evidence that reconstructs events, sequences and time elements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
12 Briefs supervisor or senior investigator on investigative activities including direction and progress of investigations, significant findings and developments, and problems or questions of evidence. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
13 Analyzes intelligence information received from federal, state and local agencies, and coordinates and implements responses when credible threats against facilities or persons are identified. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
14 Do you have experience participating in joint investigations with other Federal, State, and local government officials/agencies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 Select the best answer that describes your highest level of knowledge of conducting investigations (i.e. knowledge and application of principles, practices, and techniques for conducting civil, criminal, and administrative investigations and documenting findings and conclusions in an efficient, accurate, and timely manner): Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience and training conducting criminal, civil, and administrative program fraud investigations involving financial investigative techniques. With minimal supervision, I independently conducted investigations by interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and preserving evidence; performing surveillance duties; and performing logical follow-up investigations.
  • I have experience conducting portions of criminal, civil, and administrative investigations. Under the guidance of a supervisor, I have conducted investigations by interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and preserving evidence; and performing surveillance duties.
  • I have limited experience conducting criminal, civil, and administrative investigations. Under the guidance of a senior investigators, I assisted with interviewing witnesses, victims, and others; gathering, collecting and protecting evidence; and performing surveillance duties.
  • I do not have the above experience.
16 Please identify the experience you have in the investigation of criminal matters. Select all that apply: Answer to this question is required
  • I worked closely with other personnel within law enforcement organizations and the professional business community.
  • I conducted Title 18 criminal investigations into fraud and corruption that involved gathering financial and electronic evidence.
  • I have led criminal investigations in accordance with the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence and US Department of Justice Attorney General Guidelines relating to criminal matters, including participating in formal hearings and judicial actions and utilizing the grand jury process.
  • I have been responsible for leading joint investigations involving the participation of federal, state, and local prosecutorial, investigative, and regulatory personnel.
  • I have made arrests, executed search warrants, and carried a firearm in the performance of my duties.
  • None of the above.
17 Select the one choice that best describes your highest level of knowledge of applicable Federal rules of criminal and civil procedures; agency and government laws, regulations, and policies; and executive orders governing the conduct of criminal investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have testified in trials, court proceedings, or hearings (other than Grand Jury). I have conducted Grand Jury investigations and testified in Grand Jury; prepared investigative information to support charges and trial strategy; and gathered and analyzed evidence for court proceedings.
  • I have experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have testified before a Grand Jury, but I have NOT testified in trials, other court proceedings, or hearings. I have prepared investigative information to support charges and trial strategy and gathered and analyzed evidence for court proceedings.
  • I have limited experience interpreting and applying Federal rules of criminal procedure for criminal investigations. I have not testified before a Grand Jury, in court proceedings, or hearings.
  • I do not possess the experience/training described above.
18 Select the law enforcement activities below with which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Making arrests.
  • Conducting physical surveillance.
  • Conducting consensual monitoring or other electronic surveillance.
  • Participating in the execution of search warrants.
  • Utilizing undercover techniques.
  • Developing Informants.
  • Conducting employee misconduct investigations.
  • Providing trial support to prosecutors including coordination of witness testimony, discovery preparation, exhibit preparation, and reviewing testimony.
  • Collecting and storing evidence.
  • Presenting investigative results to federal prosecutors.
  • None of the above.
19 Have you written affidavits that resulted in arrests, search warrants, seizures, or penalties? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 Select the choice that describes your experience conducting criminal investigations involving interviewing individuals of diverse backgrounds to develop or verify facts; presenting investigative information to Assistant United States Attorneys and other federal, state, and local officials; and establishing professional contacts with stakeholders and officials of various organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience providing technical guidance and direction to others on performing this task as one of the major duties of a position or positions I have held.
  • I have experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task independently, with minimal supervision and technical guidance; only in unique or unusual circumstances do I request guidance and direction.
  • I have experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task with technical guidance and assistance from a senior specialist or supervisor.
  • I have experience performing this task, but it was not a regular part of my duties so my exposure is limited.
  • I have no experience in this area.
21 Have you 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? (Note: Tribal, State, and local law enforcement academy training does not meet this requirement). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

1 From the list below, choose the ONE answer that best meets the requirement to qualify for a Criminal Investigator position. Answer to this question is required
  • I meet the specialized experience for this position and will NOT have reached my 37th birthday within 30 days of the closing date of this vacancy.
  • I meet the specialized experience for this position and am NOT subject to the age restriction because I have current/prior compatible federal law enforcement retirement service and am able to reach the mandatory retirement age of 57 with at least 20 years of federal law enforcement service.
  • I meet the specialized experience for this position and am a preference eligible with specialized experience.
  • I do not meet any of the above definitions.
2 Do you possess a valid U.S. driver's license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Are you willing to submit to an initial and periodic background investigation, including a fingerprint check and a credit check? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you possess, or are you willing to obtain and maintain throughout the length of the appointment, a Top Secret national security clearance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 This position requires you to submit to pre-appointment and random drug testing. Are you willing to undergo pre-appointment and random drug tests? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 This position is located in the city, state stated in announcement. Employees are required to commute to the physical duty location on a daily basis. Are you willing to accept a position in this city, state? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Medical Requirements: The duties of positions in this GS-1811 series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving running, bending, walking, searching crime scenes for evidence, recording crime scenes using photography or sketches, conducting covert and overt surveillance, interviewing suspects and providing written reports, administering oaths, carrying and potentially using firearms, serving search warrants and subpoenas, performing searches, apprehending suspects, driving, lifting, climbing, and using specialized equipment. Are you able to perform these functions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g)(91)). 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 (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 1001). Do you certify that you qualify under the Lautenberg Amendment because you have NOT been convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 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 CFR, Part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding 'No' to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith and/or understand the information provided above.