Criminal Investigator Ice Rep Job in Merida, Mexico
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Vacancy No. DAL-OIA-655626-MP-BAJ Department Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Salary $71,674.00 to $93,175.00
Grade 13 to 13
Open Date 5/31/2012
Close Date 6/11/2012
Locations: Merida, Mexico
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Job Title:CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR (ICE REP)
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Job Announcement Number:DAL-OIA-655626-MP-BAJ
SALARY RANGE: $71,674.00 to $93,175.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, May 31, 2012 to Monday, June 11, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1811-13
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time – Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy(s) – Merida Mexico
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: ICE NATIONWIDE
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the second largest investigative agency in the Federal government. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 47 foreign countries around the world. ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov
NOTE: It is important that applicants provide a valid email address and thoroughly read all correspondence.
Who May Apply: Current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees in the competitive 1811 (Criminal Investigator) series.
Organizational Location: This position is located within the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, Office of International Affairs, Duty location: Merida, Mexico.
· The ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate is a critical asset in the ICE mission, responsible for investigating a wide range of domestic and international activities arising from the illegal movement of people and goods into, within and out of the United States.
· HSI investigates immigration crime, human rights violations and human smuggling, smuggling of narcotics, weapons and other types of contraband, financial crimes, cybercrime and export enforcement issues. HSI special agents conduct investigations aimed at protecting critical infrastructure industries that are vulnerable to sabotage, attack or exploitation.
· In addition to criminal investigations, HSI oversees the agency’s international affairs operations and intelligence functions. HSI consists of more than 10,000 employees, consisting of 6,700 special agents, who are assigned to more than 200 cities throughout the U.S. and 47 countries around the world.
· HSI conducts criminal investigations against terrorist and other criminal organizations who threaten national security. HSI combats worldwide criminal enterprises who seek to exploit America’s legitimate trade, travel and financial systems and enforces America’s customs and immigration laws at and beyond our nation’s borders.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized. This may include, but is not limited to, real estate sale and purchase, house hunting trip, transportation and temporary storage of household goods, transportation of a POV, and temporary quarters subsistence expenses. Additionally, authorization of expenses under the Guaranteed Home Sale program is subject to agency discretion and approval; determination will be made at the time of selection.
THIS IS A NON-BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.
SPECIAL NOTES: 1. This is an overseas limited term assignment. Initial tour for this position is three (3) years as designated by the Department of State, not to exceed 5 years. This location is entitled to post (hardship) differential pay. This assignment may be terminated or extended at any time depending on the needs of the agency. Upon completion of the assignment, the selectee will return to the United States to a similar position and grade. You may also apply for vacancy positions with other Federal agencies either overseas or in the United States. 2. The salary range listed is the base salary rate. 3. In accordance with ICE policy, ICE personnel, except Mission Support Specialists, can be assigned overseas for a maximum of five years at one time and a maximum of ten total years in foreign assignments. 4. Selectee must successfully complete all phases of the pre-deployment process which include: issuance of passport and/or visa (if applicable), medical clearance, mandatory pre-departure training, and security overseas training.
Ability to pass Background Investigation and Drug Screen for Fed employment
Relevant experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
Complete application package (see How to Apply Tab)
As a Criminal Investigator (ICE REP), you will perform the following duties:
apply the full range of investigative knowledge, skills and abilities to conduct a variety of complex, difficult, and sensitive criminal investigations concerning violations of immigration, customs, and related laws, rules and regulations in a designated host country; and
be responsible for the production and dissemination of intelligence concerning other criminal activities targeted including the trafficking or movement of merchandise, monetary instruments, weapons of mass destruction and other devices as they relate to terrorist activity.
You qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience performing duties such as:
handling criminal investigations cases involving substantial difficulty where circumstantial evidence is used or indirect perpetrators are pursued;
complications because the subjects were prominent figures or operated their illegal activities under cover of legal ones;
follow up on the entire chain of separate investigative matters stemming from original assignments; and a web of multi-jurisdictional problems.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.
Foreign Language: Proficiency of host country language may be required. If language is deemed a requirement, proficiency must be attained through successful completion of language training prior to assignment overseas or by providing certification of language proficiency.Security Clearance: This position requires a top secret security clearance. If selected for this position you must be able to obtain and maintain a top secret clearance.
Travel: You will be required to travel frequently.
Motor Vehicle Operation: The position requires operation of a motor vehicle, and maintenance of a driver’s license acceptable to Department of State (DOS) and the host country.
Mobility Agreement: This position may require the incumbent to be reassigned to a different geographic location, including but not limited to the ICE International Affairs or other foreign posts. Accordingly, the incumbent will be required to sign a mobility agreement, which will remain in effect through the duration of the assignments.
Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Medical Requirements: You must be physically, emotionally, and mentally able to perform the duties of the position. You will be required to complete a physical to the satisfaction of the U.S. State Department.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Phone: (214)905-5241 Fax: TDD: Email: BARBARA [dot] JACKSON [at] ICE [dot] DHS [dot] GOV
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