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Grade: 15

Individual Occupational Requirements Statement - MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.
1 I meet all of the requirements as described in the individual occupational requirements statement above. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 GS-15 - Choose one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
3 Have you successfully completed the Criminal Investigator Training Program at FLETC, or an equivalent federal special agent training program (DEA, FBI, Postal Inspector, Army CID, Air Force OSI, etc.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Select the law enforcement activities below with which you have professional experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Participated in a search associated with the execution of a search warrant(s)
  • Lead agent in the execution of a search warrant(s)
  • Drafted affidavit(s) in support of a search warrant(s)
  • Conducting physical surveillances
  • Use of mail covers
  • Use of informants in an investigation
  • Conducted a consensual monitoring(s)
  • Use of audio and/of video surveillance
  • Participation in undercover operations as the case agent
  • Participation in undercover operations as the undercover agent
  • Participation in undercover operations as the control agent
  • Drafting and serving Inspector General Subpoenas
  • Conducted subject interviews
  • None of the above
5 In which areas do you have training and/or experience conducting criminal, civil, contract fraud and/or administrative investigations? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Procurement fraud violations
  • Program fraud violations
  • Employee misconduct violations
  • None of the above
6 Which best describes your experience reviewing and editing investigative reports about fraud in complex programs for consistency, accuracy, grammar, and clarity? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered a subject matter expert at reviewing and editing investigative reports about fraud and corruption in complex programs for consistency, accuracy, grammar, and clarity.
  • I have some experience at reviewing and editing investigative reports about fraud and corruption in complex programs for consistency, accuracy, grammar, and clarity.
  • I have received education and training on reviewing and editing investigative reports about fraud and corruption in complex programs for consistency, accuracy, grammar, and clarity.
  • I have no experience or training in at reviewing and editing investigative reports about fraud and corruption in complex programs for consistency, accuracy, grammar, and clarity.
7 Which statements describe your experience with policies, techniques, and procedures in a law enforcement environment? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience leading discussions regarding policy and investigative techniques.
  • I have experience in identifying new policies and procedures.
  • I have experience implementing new policies and procedures.
  • I have experience providing guidance to law enforcement officers regarding policy, techniques, and procedures.
  • None of the above.
8

Select the choice that best describes your experience in developing and interpreting policy on designated programs.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have drafted and/or studied proposals for the implementation of new policies or provided recommendations for the application of policies to a specific program.
  • I have independently developed, written, and implemented new policies that impacted a specific program or interpreted the program response to far reaching policy directives.
  • None of the above.
9

Please indicate which of the following best describes your experience with managing and supervising employees.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as a first-line supervisor or team leader for over a year.
  • I have served as a manager, with responsibility for supervising other team leaders or first-line supervisors for less than a year.
  • I have served as a manager, with responsibility for supervising other team leaders or first-line supervisors for over a year.
  • None of the above.
10 As a supervisor or team leader, which statements describe your experience adapting to change? Answer to this question is required
  • Because I typically know best about what needs to be done to fix the problem, I have taken action independenlty to do so; however I did communicate my actions and rationale to the team.
  • I have worked with my subordinates or team members to discuss possible change to our tactics during an investigation due to the receipt of new information; refocused our preparation for a legal case in response to the receipt of new information; and/or revised case strategy during a hearing to address unforeseen testimony.
  • I have acted as a buffer between those I supervise/lead and those who are my supervisors. When I disagree with my supervisors' assessment of the needed change, I offer my input to the supervisor, but as long as the issue doesn't involve an unsafe, unethical or illegal situation, I redirect my team from any previously existing investigative plan to successfully complete the urgent task at hand.
  • Change is practically a cornerstone of everything we do today; as such, I have learned to proactively embrace it, solicit the input of those involved or impacted, and fix whatever needs to be done.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the statements that describe your experience establishing and maintain effective working relationships. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed and maintained positive working relationships with peers within my organzational unit.
  • I have developed and maintained positive working relationships with members of other units within my organization.
  • I have developed and maintained positive working relationships with interest groups outside of my organization.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the choice that best describes your experience in building support for ideas and initiatives with key stakeholders inside and outside the organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have sought support for ideas and initiatives from key internal and external stakeholders with the result that these ideas/initiatives have been included in major recommendations made by others.
  • I have analyzed the pros and cons of key ideas/initiatives and clearly articulated these options for key internal and external stakeholders with the result that the ideas/initiatives were successfully implemented.
  • None of the above.
13 Have you prepared performance evaluations for subordinate professional staff or provided input as a team leader on performance evaluations for professional staff? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Select the choice that best describes your experience in supporting and implementing changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure. Answer to this question is required
  • I have disseminated information about changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure to peers and/or subordinates and explained the impact of these changes.
  • I have disseminated information about changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure, explained the impact of these changes to internal and external stakeholders, and ensured that the changes were implemented.
  • None of the above.
15 Which statements describe your experience with policies, techniques, and procedures in a law enforcement environment? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience leading discussions regarding policy and investigative techniques.
  • I have experience in identifying new policies and procedures.
  • I have experience implementing new policies and procedures.
  • I have experience providing guidance to law enforcement officers regarding policy, techniques, and procedures.
  • None of the above.
16 Describe your experience leading a law enforcement team in a complex procurement fraud or white collar investigation. Check all that apply Answer to this question is required
  • I have led a team composed primarily of criminal investigators or other law enforcement officers.
  • I have led a team composed primarily of other (non-law enforcement) public safety officers.
  • I have led a team, but it was not related to law enforcement or public safety.
  • I do not have any experience leading teams.
17 Which of the following best describes your involvement in providing written executive summaries to senior agency officials relating to investigations you have conducted? Answer to this question is required
  • I provide written executive summaries to senior agency officials after review from my immediate management.
  • I have no experience in providing written executive summaries to senior agency officials.
18 Which of the following types of written products you have prepared? Answer to this question is required
  • Inter-Agency correspondence
  • Briefing documents for management
  • Investigative work plans
  • Articles for professional publications
  • Memoranda of Understanding between Governmental entities
  • Academic papers
  • None of the above
19 Please choose the statement that best describes your experience identifying objectives, setting priorities, and coordinating work with other units regarding criminal, civil, or administrative investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have measurable experience with these tasks, and my experience is directly related to criminal, civil, or administrative investigations.
  • I don’t have any experience with these tasks, but am prepared to learn this task on the job.
  • I have extensive experience with these tasks and have been identified as an expert.
  • I have received training related to these tasks, but have not had the opportunity to conduct these tasks as part of criminal, civil, or administrative investigations.
  • I have measurable experience with these tasks, but my experience was not directly related to a criminal, civil, or administrative investigation.
20 Select the choice that best describes your experience in establishing goals for a process or project and translating those goals into action plans. Answer to this question is required
  • I have led a local process/project to develop action items for an action plan that supported established goals for a specific program area.
  • I have overseen the process/project for the conversion of agency goals to action plans. I have monitored these action plans, made appropriate adjustments, and measured the goal(s) accomplished.
  • None of the above.
21 Select the choice that best describes your highest level of experience in improving the efficiency and quality of work performed. Answer to this question is required
  • I have made changes to my own work processes to improve efficiency and quality.
  • I have recommended specific changes that have improved my work unit's efficiency and the quality of its work.
  • I have recommended changes that have been adopted by multiple work units and have improved their efficiency and the quality of their work.
  • I have recommended changes that have been adopted organization-wide to improve the efficiency and quality of work produced.
  • I have recommended changes that have been adopted in multiple organizations to improve the efficiency and quality of work produced.
  • None of the above.
22 Which statement best describes your experience in regards to supervising subordinates or team members to ensure that senior management's objectives are met, that senior management is provided with accurate and timely information, and that administrative processes are in place and working effectively? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
23 Do you have experience recommending and/or deciding disciplinary actions for performance and/or conduct related issues? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
24 Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
  • No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

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