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Supervisory Criminal Investigator
TAMPA FL 33603
Category: Manufacturing
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Job code: lhw-e0-90666837

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Supervisory Criminal Investigator
* Duties
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## Duties
### Summary
The **Supervisory Criminal Investigator**supervises Criminal Investigator, Detective, Physical Security Specialist, the Lead Training Instructor, and three Training Sergeants,in the performance of duties and responsibilities assuring that all requirements are completed within timeframes of VA policy guidelines and directives.
**Work Schedule:**Monday - Friday 0700 - 1600 Needs to be flexible, schedule may change depending on work.
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### Responsibilities
***Duties include, but are not limited to:***
* Direct and control preliminary investigations into criminal activities to include felonies, misdemeanors, allegations of fraud, misconduct and mistreatment.
* Investigate suspicious Workman's Comp claims and completes investigative reports on what is discovered. Present cases to the U. S. Attorney and work with the U.S. Attorney's Office to the completion of prosecution.
* Complete complex investigations and enforce Federal, appropriate State and City codes, VA Directives and Regulations originating in Federal Statutes in the physical protection of patients, visitors, and employees.
* Responsible for the protection of the civil rights of individuals while on VA controlled property and the preservation of a peaceful environment requisite to the operations of medical treatment programs.
* Receive investigative assignments from his/her superiors that usually involve more serious offenses, complex misdemeanors and felonious crimes.
* Maintain proficiency in all policies and guidelines regarding Workman's comp claims, recognition, appearance and odor of marijuana, recognition of deviant behaviors, report writing, and using established interview techniques to question witnesses and conduct interrogations of suspects.
* Must have knowledge on the legal requirements and the technical and tactical procedures necessary for making physical arrests, conducting searches incident to arrests, and seizures of evidence or contraband.
* Provide testimony in a court of law and has the ability to differentiate between various court procedures and what constitutes acceptable testimony, apply United States Supreme Court decisions affecting constitutional rights involving the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
* Proper handling of evidence and its chain of custody, photograph and process crime scenes, making sketches, locating and lifting latent fingerprints and rendering detailed accurate reports.
* Familiar with the local operations of the nearest local law enforcement agencies affiliated with all clinics under the Tampa VA Hospital's purview.
* Coordinate all investigations off site through each agencies Sheriff or Chief.
* Carry out undercover work assignments, and conduct surveillance that may involve working off duty hours.
* Compile and analyze statistical data on the daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly activities of the police department.
### Travel Required
75% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
Yes
##### Promotion Potential
11
* #### Job family (Series)
1811 Criminal Investigation
#### Similar jobs
* Criminal Investigators
* Detectives
* Investigators, Criminal
* Police Detectives
* Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
* Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
* You may be required to serve a probationary period
* Subject to background/security investigation
* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
* Must maintain CPR and NCIC/FCIC certifications.
* The candidate must attend the Law Enforcement Training Class for ten weeks.
* Driving Requirement: Valid state issued Drivers' License
* The incumbent is expected to maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance. They are responsible for checking their equipment for their own personal safety and safety of others.
### Qualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/15/2018.
**Time-In-Grade Requirement**: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09 The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. **Note:**Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
**Specialized Experience:** You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience include:
* Attended all Detective/Criminal Investigator Training courses at either LETC or FLETC.
* One year of holding power of Arrest in the VA Police, military or outside police agency,
* Working knowledge of all civil and constitutional rights involving arrests and interrogations,
* Knowledge of computer skills, Excel, Word, etc.; and
* Writing comprehensive accurate police reports.
**OR,**
**Education:** Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree Or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or
LL.M., degree in Police Science or a comparable degree program related to the work of the position.
**OR,**
**Combination:** Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond a Master's degree.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
* Criminal Investigation
* Problem Solving
* Search
* Surveillance
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; religions; 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.
**Note**: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
**Physical Requirements:**Routine patrol requires regular and reoccurring physical exertion, long hours of standing, walking, driving and similar activities. Responds to alarms, pursues suspects, participates in training activities, climbs stairs and walks during assigned foot patrols in and around the large buildings. Agility, dexterity and strength are needed to pursue, apprehend, and detain uncooperative suspects. On a regular and recurring basis the work requires strenuous exertion physically restraining disorderly individuals to prevent harm to others or the individual.
**Investigation of Fitness:**A character investigation will be conducted on applicants selected for employment. The purpose of such an investigation is to secure evidence of the candidate's honesty, integrity, general character, and loyalty to the U.S. Government. Such investigations will be conducted under the security requirements of the hiring agency.
**WORK ENVIRONMENT:**The candidate is subject to all types of environmental factors (i.e., excessive heat, cold, rain, snow). He/she is routinely exposed to toxic fumes, smoke and gas. The candidate may also come in contact with biological/contaminate material. Due to the geographical locations, in high crime area, the candidate may encounter individuals armed and unarmed that have intentions to commit a criminal act (i.e., auto theft, felony assaults, narcotic transactions, etc.). The encounter could easily result to violence. Work is performed outside and inside. The candidates could be required to work shifts lasting from 12-24 hours without relief in order to meet minimum staffing requirement, especially during emergency situations or natural disasters.
**Medical Requirements:**
The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice. Agencies may establish additional, job-related physical or medical requirements provided that the specific position(s) involves the arduous or hazardous duties to which the physical requirements relate.
Applicants and employees must have the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position without risk to themselves or others. Applicants and employees must possess emotional and mental stability. In most instances, a specific medical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee. A medical condition or impairment is disqualifying only if the condition, for good medical reason, precludes assignment to or warrants restriction from the duties of the specific position. For some positions, the loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. Reasonable accommodation shall also be considered in determining an applicant's ability to perform the duties of a position. Reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to the use of assistive devices, job modification or restructuring, provision of readers and interpreters, or adjusted work schedules.
**Driving Requirement:**All positions involving Federal motor vehicle operation carry the additional medical requirements specified in 5 CFR 930 and the "General Policies and Instructions" section of this Manual.
### Education
***A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.***
**PLEASE NOTE**: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
### Additional information
**Telework:**Ineligible
**Virtual:**This is not a virtual position.
**Position Description/PD#:**673-06704-0
**Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:**Not Authorized
**Financial Disclosure Report:**Not required
**Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave**: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.
The **Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan** (ICTAP) and **Career Transition Assistance Plan** (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at -data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
**Placement Policy:** The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
**Veterans and Transitioning Service Members**: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
**IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.**
Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
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## Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
* Resume
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
* Cover Letter
* DD-214
* as applicable: Schedule A; ICTAP/CTAP; other eligibility documentation
* VA Disability Rating Letter
* Resume
* SF-15
* SF-50
* Transcript
**Veterans' Preference:** When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. **Documentation is required to award preference.**For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit
#### 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.
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## 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.
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## How to Apply
**All applicants are encouraged to apply online.**To apply for this position, you must complete the questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 06/15/2018 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click
1. To begin, **click Apply Online** to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
2. Click **Submit My Answers** to submit your application package.
**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 USA JOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Application 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. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
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### Agency contact information
### Annalyn Mears
##### Phone
(727) 575-8052
##### Email
annalyn.mears@va.gov
##### Address
James A Haley Veterans Hospital
13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL
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### Next steps
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.
You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center.
If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to: responses to the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; completion of a work sample; and/or contact for a Performance Based Interview (PBI). For more information about PBI, please visit
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501299600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 06/15/2018
*Salary:* $61,218 to $79,586 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 11
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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