U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command Supervisory Criminal Investigator in Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington

Job Overview

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: You will serve as an assistant operations officer in a United States Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC) Battalion responsible for conducting and/or overseeing investigations of suspected felony violations. You will serve as the principal advisor to the operations officer in the formulation of investigative policies, standards, procedures, and the implementation of crime prevention, terrorism counteraction operations, criminal intelligence, drug suppression, economic crime, logistical security, protective services, and force protection programs.

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.

Secondary Law Enforcement Officer:http://www.armycivilianservice.com/JOA/LE-2nd-SRC.pdf

Law enforcement availability pay (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).

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
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A
  • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
  • Reinstatement
  • Provides advice, guidance, and regulatory interpretation of laws, orders, rules, and regulations pertaining to all aspects of criminal investigations and investigative support programs.
  • Develop and implement performance and productivity standards for meeting organizational goals and effectiveness and compliance with established USCIDC, DA and Department of Defense (DoD) performance and productivity standards
  • Establish and maintain a liaison with personnel of other Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and provides and/or obtains assistance from them in gathering facts and information pertaining to specific cases.
  • Develop statistical data and management information reports to track and direct program actions and oversight activities used to track productivity and performance in response to congressional, departmental and agency inquiries as well as public interest.
  • Research, develop, and publish battalion operational policies and procedures regarding all aspects of criminal investigations
  • Supervise and participate in extremely complex or highly sensitive investigations that involve issues with force protection, extremism, and anti-terrorism that may be subject to highly critical Congressional, DoD, public and media scrutiny
  • Evaluate performance of subordinates
Supervisory Status


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Moving Expenses are authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Federal Employees, Veterans, Schedule A, and Military Spouses

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

Specialized experience is defined as: Independently planning, conducting, directing, and/or managing sensitive and complex criminal investigations into a wide variety of allegations and/or crimes; and experience employing a wide variety of investigative strategies affecting joint investigative task forces with international, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.

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

  • Criminal Investigation
  • Oral Communication
  • Planning and Evaluating

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-13).

Physical Requirements: May plan and participate in Protective Service Missions and undercover functions such as surveillance and sting operations. Performance of these kinds of duties requires 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 the incumbent may perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, glasses permitted, must be acute for reading of printed materials 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 the position are exacting, responsible and involve work performed under arduous and dangerous conditions, the incumbent must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition, which would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself or to others, will disqualify him or her.

Education: Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Other Requirements: Click herefor expanded definitions.

  • 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.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.Position requires pre-employment and random drug testing.
  • Must file annual financial statement.
  • A medical examination is required.
  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968
  • Firearms testing required
  • Must sign a mobility agreement if selected.
  • Valid motor vehicle operator's license is required
  • This position requires access to classified information. Incumbent of the position will be required to complete a Form SF 312, Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA).Must have successfully completed the CID Basic Special Agent Course, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP), or other recognized equivalent prior to appointment or within the first year of employment. Failure to successfully complete this course will result in removal from employment
Security Clearance

Top Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


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Other 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.
  • 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 position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • If a current permanent Army employee, position may be filled by temporary promotion or temporary reassignment NTE 3 years, and may be extended up to a total of 6 years. Temporary promotion/reassignment may be made permanent without further competition.
  • If not a current permanent Army employee, position may be filled by a TERM appointment NTE 3 years, and may be extended up to 6 years. TERM employees may be non-competitively converted to career (or career-conditional, if applicable) appointment if employee has completed at least 2 years of current continuous service under a term appointment in the competitive service and other conditions are met.
  • This position is obligated. An obligated position is one to which an employee has statutory restoration rights based on active military service, compensable injury or disability when fully recovered, return rights based on having served an overseas tour(s), and may also cover employees who have been on extended leave without pay under certain circumstances. During the obligation period, the position may be filled on a temporary or permanent basis. The selected employee is required to sign an agreement acknowledging that (s)he is aware of the obligation and accepts the fact that (s)he may be displaced under reduction in force procedures at a later time.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476402600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-12 to 2017-08-21

Salary: $109,500 to $177,940 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 14

Series: 1811 Criminal Investigation

Appointment type: Term - 5 years

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: NCAS171728498159

Control number: 476402600