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Salary: $55 562 - 99 222 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: Serves as criminal investigator responsible for conducting and/or overseeing investigations of suspected felony violations against the laws of the United States and the Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates.


Serve as a criminal investigator responsible for planning, developing, and conducting major criminal felony investigations. Participate in large scale joint and task force felony criminal investigations having national or international jurisdictional or media interest. Review and prepare interim or final reports of felony criminal investigations detailing the multifarious, contributing cause or causes and expert recommendations to prevent similar future occurrences. Maintain pertinent statistical and management data on internal investigations, programs, and functional areas in his/her area of responsibility (AOR). Consolidate and evaluate incoming criminal information and intelligence data, identifying necessary investigative and intelligence follow-up actions to be initiated.


  • A trial or probationary period may be required in accordance with agency policy.
  • Must agree in writing to comply with management-directed permanent change of station (PCS) movement to meet mission requirements.
  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of appointment, must maintain license while employed in the position, and will be required to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Must qualify with and carry a firearm.
  • Must sign DA Form 5019-R and must pass urinalysis testing as required prior to appointment and periodically thereafter. Position is subject to random drug testing.
  • Must have completed the CID Basic Special Agent Course, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Criminal Investigator Training Program, or equivalent prior to or within 1 year of employment. Failure to do so will result in removal from employment.
  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
  • A medical examination for Criminal Investigation Series 1811 is required.


Who May Apply: To be eligible for consideration you must meet the definition of Recent Graduate as defined below: Recent Graduate: a person who was awarded a degree by an institution of higher education not more than two years before the date of the appointment of the applicant. Exception: For a person who has completed a period of obligated service in a uniformed service of more than four years, the degree may be awarded by an institution of higher education not more than four years before the date of the appointment of the applicant. Note: Applications may be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within nine months of appointment from the date of application. Education will need to be completed successfully before the applicant can be appointed. In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant education and experience. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. GL-7 Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes analyzing situations and providing corrective suggestions, reviewing work and determining resources needed, and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing. This specialized experience is equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. OR Education: Successful completion of one full academic year of graduate-level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Superior Academic Achievement: Successful completion all the requirements for a bachelor's degree to claim Superior Academic Achievement. In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled, such as that identified in B above. Superior Academic Achievement is based on: (1) Class Standing - You must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision based on completed courses; OR (2) Grade-Point Average (G.P.A.) - You must have a grade-point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.; OR (3) Honor Society Membership - You may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies (https://www.achsnatl.org/). (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts and/or verification of class standing for further verification.) OR Combination of Education and Experience: Specialized experience as described above, but less than one year; and some graduate education as described above, but less than the required one year. Compute the percentage of the requirements, and the total is at least 100% (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then, divide your semester hours of graduate education by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.). (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: May manage, plan, and participate in Protective Service Missions, undercover functions such as surveillance and sting operations. Performance of these kinds of duties 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. Incumbent must possess sufficiently good vision, with or without glasses, in each eye, in order that they may perform the duties satisfactorily. Near Vision, glasses permitted, must be acute for the reading of printed material the size of typewritten characters. The ability of incumbent to hear the conversational voice and whispered speech is required (any hearing impairment may be compensated by use of a hearing aid). Since the duties of the position are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, incumbent must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition, which would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself or to others, will disqualify himself for appointment. Law Enforcement Retirement Coverage: This position is included under the provisions of Special Retirement Coverage and may have both a maximum entry age and a mandatory retirement date. For more information follow this link. Primary Law Enforcement Officer: https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/LE_Primary_SRC.pdf Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP): LEAP in the amount of 25% has been approved for this position. Applicants must agree to work an average of two hours extra per day to meet the requirements for LEAP as described in 5 U.S.C.5545a(d)(1). Federal employees in Alaska: Eligible DoD career or career conditional employees shall be granted statutory return rights to their former position for a period of 5 years if continuously employed in a foreign or non-foreign area provided by Executive Order 10895 and DoDI 1400.25, v1230. Federal employees in Alaska are currently authorized 2.01% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html


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