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Job opening: Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Chief of Police)

Salary: $98 496 - 128 043 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, District 1-Standing Rock Agency, in Fort Yates, North Dakota. OJS is searching for an individual to serve as the Chief of Police for Standing Rock Agency. The incumbent will perform a variety of administrative and supervisory functions and will assist the Special Agent in Charge with the overall planning, coordinating, implementing and directing of a law enforcement program in Indian Country.


Incumbent will serve as the Chief of Police for Standing Rock Agency, Ft Yates, ND. Incumbent will perform a variety of administrative and supervisory functions and will assist the Special Agent in Charge with the overall planning, coordinating, implementing and directing of a law enforcement program in Indian Country. Your duties will include but are not limited to: Performs first level supervisory personnel management responsibilities that include overseeing appraising employee performance, hearing and resolving complaints, scheduling and granting leave, and advocating appropriate recognition. Coordinating the development of monthly performance reports and the collection of data in support of GPRA/PART reviews. Develops the law enforcement program budget, monitors expenditures and reviews budget documents to ensure proper integration. Prepares justification for purchases, develops long range budget plans and determines future requirements. Advise and make recommendations to the Special Agent in Charge on matters regarding the operation and management of the Indian law enforcement program that increases the efficiency and the quality of work provided. Create and maintain effective relationships with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies, intelligence agencies, and their related entities, in order to successfully collaborate on cross-jurisdictional and cooperative situations. Directs and manages the investigation of complex and varied Felony and Misdemeanor criminal cases, involving both geographically isolated and densely populated areas. Insuring all investigations are properly conducted and documented with prescribed guidelines regarding time frames, deadlines and formats.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Form BIA -4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
  • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
  • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
  • Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 4 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
  • Medical requirement.
  • Drug Testing. This position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test is received.
  • Firearms Requirement.
  • Residency Requirement.
  • This position has been approved for Primary Law Enforcement Coverage,
  • This position has been approved for Secondary Law Enforcement Retirement Coverage. Please see Qualifications section for eligibility information.


EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards ). GS-13 Qualifications: One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level: Assisting with the management of a law enforcement program consisting of criminal investigators and uniformed police officers engaged in the investigation of criminal cases; collaborating with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies on cross-jurisdictional issues related to criminal activity; and assisting in the development of annual, or multi-year work plans and schedules for the effective operation of law enforcement programs. FIREARMS REQUIREMENT: This position requires that the incumbent meet initial and continuing qualifications in the use of firearms as outlined in the Gun Control Act of 1968, amended by the Lautenberg Amendment of 1996. An applicant whose background includes any of the following will be ineligible for consideration: 1) convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year; 2) has any outstanding warrants or is a fugitive from justice; 3) unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance; 4) adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to a mental institution; 5) illegally or unlawfully in the United States; 6) renounced U. S. citizenship; 7) subject to a court-ordered restraining order from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or child; or 8) convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. NOTE: To be eligible for Secondary Law Enforcement Coverage, you must 1) move directly from a federal Primary/Rigorous position; 2) complete 3 years of service in a primary/rigorous position, and; 3) must be continuously employed in a secondary position(s) since moving from a primary/rigorous position. Additional Information: SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITY: Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information Center: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/; Vets Info Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/. VOLUNTARY SEPARATION INCENTIVE PAYMENT: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. Most individuals who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur in the same location within 90 days from the closing date.


No education requirement.


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