Overview

DETECTIVE Job at US Department of the Army in Fort Greely, AK

Job Description

Duties

Summary

About the Position: This positions’ investigative assignments involve resolving a wide range of criminal activities requiring extensive research, interviewing, planning, surveillance stakeout operations, and deductive techniques resulting in apprehension and/or detention of suspects.

Responsibilities

Conduct investigations to apprehend and/or detain persons committing crimes against persons and property.

Coordinate the investigatory activities of the assigned case with law enforcement agencies.

Employ a methodology consistent with established crime scene preservation and criminal investigation techniques.

Testify at all levels of judicial involvement.

Perform surveillance work that , which at times, will require the utilization of special video equipment.

Provide protection for visiting dignitaries.

Coordinate the transfer of prisoners from civilian to military control.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel up to 10% for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

Job family (Series)

0083 Police

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Must be qualified and certified in the use of chemical aerosol irritants, tear gas, and radar guns.

State certification, if required, for radar and breathalyzer operations.

Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

Position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.

This position is subject to a pre-employment screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident.

In accordance with AR 600-85, a DA 5019R Condition of Employment must be signed for mandatory drug testing.

This position is subject to the provisions of the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban commonly referred to as the Lautenberg Amendment.

This position is covered by the 1996 Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence are not eligible for the position.

The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver’s License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.

Incumbent must successfully graduate from the United States Army Civilian Police Academy, unless incumbent has a current approved waiver from the Office of the Provost Marshal General.

In accordance with Army Regulation 190-56 incumbent must meet and maintain all requirements of the Individual Reliability Program (IRP).

In accordance with Army Regulation 190-56 incumbent must take and pass an initial Physical Agility Test (PAT) within 30 days of hire, and annually thereafter.

Must be able to obtain and maintain clearance certification with the Alaska Public Safety Information Network, Public Safety Commission, for access to and exposure to law enforcement sensitive information and operation of NLETS/ NCIC terminals.

In accordance with Army Regulation 190-56 incumbent must successfully pass a pre-employment and recurring medical/psychiatric evaluation.

Must be certified to use police weapons, equipment, cameras, crime scene evidence collecting equipment and automated police information retrieval systems.

Must be able to wear chemical protection masks, gloves, and other associated equipment.

Incumbent must successfully graduate from the Military Police Investigator Course.

Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act

Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the 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 experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Specialized Experience for the GS-08 grade level: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) assisting with conducting investigations into alleged or suspected violations of criminal laws and military regulations in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations, and policies; 2) responding to crime scenes to collect and/or preserve evidence; and 3) preparing case records to include investigation findings and recommendations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Arrest/Apprehension

Criminal Investigation

Decision Making

Oral Communication

Written Communication

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 or equivalent (GS-07).

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

Two year trial/probationary period may be required.

Direct deposit of pay is required.

Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.

This is a Career Program (CP) 19 – Physical and Law Enforcement position.

You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).

Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.

When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentives may be authorized subject to an agency determination that an incentive is in the Government Interest.

Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.

Since Alaska is considered an overseas location, statutory return rights are applicable in many circumstances.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM’s Career Transition Resources website.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Secret

Drug test required

Yes

Position sensitivity and risk

Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

1. Your resume:
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.

If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.

For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional

Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable

Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.

Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person’s personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

Help

This job is open to

Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.

Federal employees – Competitive service

Current or former competitive service federal employees.

Land & base management

Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.

Military spouses

Veterans

Clarification from the agency

See “Who May Apply” in the “Qualifications” section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.

About Company

Company: US Department of the Army

Company Location:  Fort Greely, AK

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