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Supervisory Criminal Investigator

Company: Food and Drug Administration
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary This position is located in the New York Field Office (NYN), Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This position serves as a Special Agent in Charge (SAIC), providing technical and administrative supervision for a group of Criminal Investigators and administrative professional staff. Responsibilities Manages criminal investigation activities of a Field Office with responsibility for a multi-state or multi-jurisdictional scope of work. Provides occupational-specific technical and administrative direction 25 percent or more of the time to three or more subordinate employees performing the work and functions of the organization. Continuously monitors the progress of all assigned criminal investigations through frequent, informal discussions with subordinate supervisors/team leaders and staff, including reviewing their plans for key aspects of criminal investigations. Formulates short- and long-term work plans and objectives, and makes adjustments to staff and other resources as necessary. Participates with top-level management in determining program goals and resource allocations. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications The position of Supervisory Criminal Investigator falls within the 1811 occupational series. To qualify for this position at grade GS-15, you must meet Time-in-Grade requirements by 11:59 pm EST on 05/16/2022. Time-in-Grade: Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. GS-15: Applicants must have 52 weeks at the GS-14 grade level or higher. Individual Occupational Requirements: 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. Specialized Experience: In addition to the basic requirement listed above, this position requires experience directly related to the position to be filled which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. GS-15: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-14 in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: extensive experience working with investigative techniques, federal laws, regulations, and procedures applicable to criminal investigations; managing a program involving coordination of activities from individuals in different organizations; and supervising or managing a group of highly technical personnel in a criminal investigative program area. Other Requirements: 1. Basic Criminal Investigation Training: Selectee will be required to successfully complete a recognized federal law enforcement training program such as: (1) the Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) conducted by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC); or (2) the Special Agent Basic Training conducted by Drug Enforcement Agency or Federal Bureau of Investigations; or (3) the Basic Inspector Training conducted by the US Postal Service. 2. Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP): The incumbent is subject to work unscheduled duty hours and must be available for unscheduled duty based upon the needs of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Therefore, the incumbent is eligible for Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) of an additional 25%, and is subject to the provisions of the LEAP Act of 1994. In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above. PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment. NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must submit supporting documentation to verify your eligibility to apply for this vacancy. For internal applicants an SF-50 will be required. If Educational requirements are listed, you must submit a Transcript, even if you occupy the series/grade in question. See the Required Documents section for full details. Education There is no education substitution at the GS-15 grade level. Additional Information ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: We may make additional selections for similar positions across the entire Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) identified in this vacancy announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s) at HHS. There is no option to opt-out as your information will not be shared with other hiring agencies outside of HHS. Pre-employment physical required: Yes Drug testing required: Yes. In accordance with Executive Order 12564 of September 14, 1986, The Department of Health and Human Services is A Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The Federal government, as the largest employer in the Nation, can and should show the way towards achieving drug-free workplaces through programs designed to offer drug users a helping hand, and at the same time demonstrating to drug users and potential drug users that drugs will not be tolerated in the Federal workplace. The use of illegal drugs, on or off duty, by Federal employees is inconsistent not only with the law-abiding behavior expected of all citizens, but also with the special trust placed in such employees as servants of the public. All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and be subject to random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing upon hiring. Appointment to the position will be contingent upon a negative applicant drug test result. License required: Yes, driver's license Mobility agreement required: Yes, to promote the efficiency of the OCI, the incumbent of this position may be reassigned to another position and/or location with OCI in the United States or Puerto Rico. Immunization required: No Bargaining Unit Position: No If you are serving, or have served in the last 5 years (from 05/16/2022) as an Executive Branch political, Schedule C, or Non-career SES appointee, HHS/FDA may be required to obtain approval by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) prior to beginning employment. You can find out if you have held one of these appointment types by looking at your Standard Form 50s in your Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF), in Section 5 where the legal authorities are listed. If you have served or are currently serving, you must provide a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, documenting this appointment. In addition, you will be required to respond to the question in the assessment and certify your responses to the questionnaire. Political Appointees FAQ - OPM This position may require financial disclosure reporting and will be subject to FDA's prohibited financial interest regulation. If you are hired, you may be required to divest of certain financial interests. You are advised to seek additional information on this requirement from the hiring official before accepting any job offers. For more information please visit the FDA Ethics web page: All requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (05/16/2022); only education and experience gained by this date will be considered. You must continue to meet all requirements throughout the hiring process. Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

Keywords: Food and Drug Administration, Newark , Supervisory Criminal Investigator, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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