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Grade: 12

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge and skills required to complete the responsibilities of the position. Such experience must include experience in all of the following areas and must be reflected in your resume.
  • Conducting complex procurement fraud/financial investigations
  • Investigating waste, fraud and abuse cases in agency programs and operations
  • Investigative techniques in undercover operations and conducting overt/covert surveillance
  • Use of weapon systems
  • Making arrests and participating in warrant executions
  • Working with federal, state and local prosecutors to present evidence in court prosecutions or administrative hearings
1 Do you have one year of specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service as stated above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have experience conducting criminal investigations into white collar crimes, including contract fraud or other complex financial fraud schemes? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 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.
4 I have performed complete investigations involving the following crimes: Answer to this question is required
  • Bribery.
  • Robbery.
  • Major fraud against the government.
  • Larceny.
  • False claims.
  • Credit card fraud.
  • Embezzlement.
  • Money Laundering.
  • Contract fraud.
  • Narcotics.
  • None of the above.
5 Select the one choice that describes your experience conducting complex criminal financial or procurement fraud investigations in matters such as bid rigging, collusion, defective pricing, price reduction violations, cost mischarging, charging for products not used or services not rendered, bribery, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, product/services substitution, money laundering, and credit card related fraud. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive 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.
6 Do you have experience planning and conducting employee misconduct and/or whistleblower/reprisal investigations? (Your resume must demonstrate how, when, and where you received this experience) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 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.
8 Select the response that best describes your experience briefing supervisors, peers, and prosecutors on investigative activities, including the planned 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.
9 Please select the types of investigations you participated in: Answer to this question is required
  • Pilferage.
  • Contract fraud.
  • Public Corruption.
  • Bribery.
  • Kickbacks.
  • Product Substitution.
  • Anti-Trust Violations.
  • Buy America or Trade Agreements Act Violations.
  • Employee misconduct.
  • Vandalism.
  • Whistleblower Protection Act (contractors).
  • Qui Tam/False Claims Act investigations.
  • None of the above.
10 Select the best answer that describes your highest level of knowledge of conducting complex fraud 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.
11 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.
12 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.
13 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.
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 Have you conducted Internal Affairs or employee misconduct investigations as a regular part of your duties? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 Of the following choices, which have you written and been the affiant? Answer to this question is required
  • Arrest warrants.
  • Search warrants.
  • Seizure warrants.
  • None of the above.
17 Do you have experience preparing comprehensive subpoena requests for complex contract fraud investigations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Please select the choice that describes your experience preparing edited, concise, meaningful, and timely reports of inquiry, investigative reports, analyses, and memorandums related to complex fraud 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 how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
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 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
21 I have performed complete investigations involving the following crimes: Answer to this question is required
  • Bribery.
  • Major fraud against the government.
  • Larceny.
  • False claims.
  • Credit card fraud.
  • Embezzlement.
  • Contract fraud.
  • None of the above.
22 Which of the statements below best describe your experience in identifying, collecting and preserving 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 how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
23 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.
24 Select the choice that describes your experience in presenting to higher level officials regarding sensitive and complex investigative cases 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 the task, but have not yet performed it on the job
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
25 Select all of the verbal communication activities that you have routinely performed in your employment. Answer to this question is required
  • Presenting investigative status and other investigative matters to senior agency officials
  • Presenting investigative findings to state, local or federal prosecutors
  • Presenting information persuasively to defend unpopular positions
  • Providing oral training presentations
  • Providing operational briefings to other members of a task force or raid team
  • Providing advice, guidance or direction to investigators of lower grades on regulations or procedures
  • Succesfully negotiating for the acceptance of new policies and/or procedures
  • Serving as mediator in discussions between varying groups or individuals with opposing opinions and/or goals
  • Testifying in court and/or administrative hearings
  • None of the above
26 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
    26.1 In the question above you have selected yes, please state which training program(s) you have successfully completed.) Your response will be limited to 2,000 characters, which is approximately one-half of a typewritten page in length. Maximum length of 2000 characters.

Grade: 13

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge and skills required to complete the responsibilities of the position. Such experience must include experience in all of the following areas and must be reflected in your resume.
  • Conducting complex investigations involving procurement fraud, bribery, internal misconduct, criminal conflicts of interest, money laundering, and complex fraud schemes
  • Investigating waste, fraud and abuse cases in agency programs and operations
  • Leading multi-agency investigations
  • Investigative techniques in undercover operations and conducting overt/covert surveillance
  • Use of weapon systems
  • Making arrests and participating in warrant executions
  • Developing and using informants
  • Preparing reports of investigation
  • Working with federal, state, and local prosecutors to present evidence in court prosecutions and gathering evidence for use in administrative hearings
1 Do you have one year of specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service as stated above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have experience writing reports of investigation, including documenting the progress of investigations, significant findings and developments of investigative findings? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience conducting criminal investigations into white collar crimes, including contract fraud or other complex financial fraud schemes? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 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.
5 I have performed complete investigations involving the following crimes: Answer to this question is required
  • Bribery.
  • Robbery.
  • Major fraud against the government.
  • Larceny.
  • False claims.
  • Credit card fraud.
  • Embezzlement.
  • Money Laundering.
  • Contract fraud.
  • Narcotics.
  • None of the above.
6 Participates in complex fraud investigations that are being conducted by other government officials or 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 one choice that describes your experience conducting complex criminal financial or procurement fraud investigations in matters such as bid rigging, collusion, defective pricing, price reduction violations, cost mischarging, charging for products not used or services not rendered, bribery, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, product/services substitution, money laundering, and credit card related fraud. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive 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.
8 Do you have experience planning and conducting employee misconduct and/or whistleblower/reprisal investigations? (Your resume must demonstrate how, when, and where you received this experience) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
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 Select the response that best describes your experience briefing supervisors, peers, and prosecutors on investigative activities, including the planned 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.
11 Do you have experience leading multi-agency investigations with other Federal, State, and local government officials/agencies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Please select the types of investigations you participated in: Answer to this question is required
  • Pilferage.
  • Contract fraud.
  • Public Corruption.
  • Bribery.
  • Kickbacks.
  • Product Substitution.
  • Anti-Trust Violations.
  • Buy America or Trade Agreements Act Violations.
  • Employee misconduct.
  • Vandalism.
  • Whistleblower Protection Act (contractors).
  • Qui Tam/False Claims Act investigations.
  • None of the above.
13 Select the best answer that describes your highest level of knowledge of conducting complex fraud 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.
14 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.
15 Select all of the verbal communication activities that you have routinely performed in your employment. Answer to this question is required
  • Presenting investigative status and other investigative matters to senior agency officials
  • Presenting investigative findings to state, local or federal prosecutors
  • Presenting information persuasively to defend unpopular positions
  • Providing oral training presentations
  • Providing operational briefings to other members of a task force or raid team
  • Providing advice, guidance or direction to investigators of lower grades on regulations or procedures
  • Succesfully negotiating for the acceptance of new policies and/or procedures
  • Serving as mediator in discussions between varying groups or individuals with opposing opinions and/or goals
  • Testifying in court and/or administrative hearings
  • 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 Do you have experience conducting analyses using complex data bases such Federal Procurement Data system (FPDS), Excluded Parties List System (EPLS), US Federal Contractor Registration System (CCR), System for Award Management (SAM) or comparable systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Select the choice that describes your experience in preparing reports that document sensitive and complex information to senior executives or congressional staff. 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 the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
19 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.
20 I have performed complete investigations involving the following crimes: Answer to this question is required
  • Bribery.
  • Major fraud against the government.
  • Larceny.
  • False claims.
  • Credit card fraud.
  • Embezzlement.
  • Contract fraud.
  • None of the above.
21 Have you directed, planned, organized, coordinated, and conducted investigations of criminal wrong doing which involved examination of financial, contractual and organizational records and transactions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 Of the following choices, which have you written and been the affiant? Answer to this question is required
  • Arrest warrants.
  • Search warrants.
  • Seizure warrants.
  • None of the above.
23 Do you have experience preparing comprehensive subpoenas for complex fraud investigations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
24 Please select the choice that describes your experience preparing edited, concise, meaningful, and timely reports of inquiry, investigative reports, analyses, and memorandums related to complex fraud 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 how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
25 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.
26 Please select the choice that describes your experience providing professional briefings to key Agency and Senior level officials. 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 how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
27 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
    27.1 In the question above you have selected yes, please state which training program(s) you have successfully completed.) Your response will be limited to 2,000 characters, which is approximately one-half of a typewritten page in length. Maximum length of 2000 characters.
  • No

Grade: All Grades

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1 If you are eligible based on being a current or former Land Management employee, select the Land Management agency for which you are/were employed: Answer to this question is required
  • Forest Service
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • National Park Service
  • Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • None of the above
Please Note: Effective January 1, 2010, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES (Political) employees in the Executive Branch. So, if you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.
2 Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please provide the following information regarding your most recent political appointment: 1. Position Title 2. Type of Appointment (i.e., Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non Career SES) 3. Agency 4. Dates held (beginning and ending dates) Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
3 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.
4 Do you possess a valid U.S. driver's license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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.