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Senior Criminal Investigator – Trenton, New Jersey
Justice, Office of the Inspector General, Department of Justice
Job ID: 357106Start Date: 11/06/2020End Date: 12/07/2020
To qualify for this position at the GS-14 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level obtained in the public sector. (Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience which has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.) Examples of specialized experience include such duties as: demonstrating the ability to serve as a senior criminal investigator responsible for administering Quality Assurance investigations and report drafting within a field office. Leading teams of criminal investigators and other OIG employees while performing critical, time-sensitive investigations is qualifying experience as well as rendering technical support and guidance to other criminal investigators. Experience must include undercover operations, surveillance assignments, search and seizure, issuing warrants, interrogations and making arrests. Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade level (or equivalent). You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Firearms: Criminal investigators are required to carry a firearm while performing duties of this position. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory.
Motor Vehicle Operation: You must possess a valid automobile driver’s license at the time of appointment.
Age: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. The day immediately preceding an individual’s 37th birthday will be the last day to be referred for selection consideration. However, the age restriction may not apply if you are a preference-eligible veteran or if you are currently serving or have previously served in a federal civilian law enforcement position covered by 5 U.S.C. § 8336(c) or 5 U.S.C. § 8412(d).
Medical Examination: Individuals must meet the established medical standards and/or physical requirement for the position, proving they are medically and physically capable of performing the essential job functions and duties of the position safely and efficiently. A medical examination will be conducted. Any disease or condition that may potentially interfere with the safe and efficient performance of the job’s duties or training may constitute grounds for medical disqualification. Medical qualification determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis. If additional medical information is recommended beyond that provided at the pre-employment examination, it is provided at the expense of the tentative selectee.
Drug Testing: This job has been identified as “testing designated” under our Drug-Free Workplace Program. Therefore, you must satisfactorily complete a drug test prior to being hired. The agency will schedule, provide and pay for the drug test. Once on board, you will be subject to random drug testing.
Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP): As a law enforcement officer you will be required to work on an unscheduled basis in excess of the 40-hour work week. These positions require substantial overtime to include holidays, weekends and nights. You must be readily accessible to perform this unscheduled work. To ensure your availability, you will receive extra compensation in the form of Law Enforcement Availability Pay, which is calculated at a flat rate of 25 percent of base salary.
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