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* 1.From the list below select the statement that describes your experience.
  1. I have held a position as a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and /or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of Federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws.
  2. I have held a position in the 1801 occupational series.
  3. None of the above.


* 2.Select the statement that best describes your experience in the area of electronic surveillance.
  1. I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service that demonstrates advanced technical field experience as a subject matter expert in the various aspects of electronic surveillance used during criminal investigations such as: designing, building and installing covert electronic devices; installing electronic tracking devices to include GPS data loggers and real time devices; installing single or network internet protocol cameras utilizing wired, cellular and microwave technology; designing and installing covert body worn video and digital voice recorders and related transmitters; and, installing fixed CCTV surveillance devices
  2. I possess at least one year of specialized technical field experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service researching, developing, modifying, and instructing law enforcement training curriculum in the electronic surveillance topical area.
  3. My background does not match any of the statements above.


* 3.Please select the response that describes your current position. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Technical Officer/Agent
  2. Electronic Support Officer
  3. Criminal Investigator
  4. Uniformed Patrol Officer
  5. None of the above


* 4.Please select the response that describes your years of full time hands on experience in the field of Electronic Surveillance used in law enforcement investigations. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Less than one year
  2. 1 - 5 years
  3. 5 - 10 years
  4. 10 or more years
  5. I have never performed this function


* 5.Please select the response(s) that describe the type of electronic surveillance equipment that you have personally used in law enforcement investigations. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. RF transmitters
  2. Audio recorders-digital
  3. CCTV surveillance system
  4. GPS data loggers
  5. GPS real time tracking devices
  6. Internet protocol camera
  7. Electronic counter measures equipment
  8. None of the above


* 6.Please select the response(s) that describe the type of electronic surveillance equipment that you have personally installed in law enforcement investigations. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. RF transmitters
  2. Audio recorders-digital
  3. CCTV surveillance system
  4. GPS data loggers
  5. GPS real time tracking devices
  6. Internet protocol camera
  7. Electronic counter measures equipment
  8. None of the above


* 7.Please indicate which of the following courses you have taught. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Electronic Surveillance Applications
  2. Internet Protocol Camera Applications
  3. GPS Tracking Applications
  4. Remote Unattended/Sensor Activated Video Applications
  5. Basic Electronics
  6. Technical Equipment Trouble Shooting
  7. None of the above


* 8.Please indicate which of the following courses you have developed. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Electronic Surveillance Applications
  2. Internet Protocol Camera Applications
  3. GPS Tracking Applications
  4. Remote Unattended/Sensor Activated Video Applications
  5. Basic Electronics
  6. Technical Equipment Trouble Shooting
  7. None of the above


* 9.Have you designed Concealment Devices? (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.Have you constructed Concealment Devices? (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Have you personally written an affidavit for a Title 3 Search Warrant? (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 12.From the list below, which of the following transmission protocol courses have you developed? (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. CDMA
  2. ISDN
  3. GSM
  4. None of the above


* 13.Please select the response that describes your years of personal hands on experience in the field of video evidence recovery and processing used in law enforcement investigations. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Less than one year
  2. 1 - 5 years
  3. 5 - 10 years
  4. 10 or more years
  5. I have never recovered or processed video evidence in law enforcement investigations


* 14.Have you ever received any formal training in video recovery and processing in the last 5 years? (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Do you have any video or electronic surveillance certifications? (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.From the list below, select the Electronic Surveillance training courses in which you have personally conducted research. (All answers must be documented in your resume)
  1. Covert Electronic Surveillance
  2. Covert Electronic Tracking
  3. Internet Protocol Cameras
  4. None of the above


* 17.Have you participated in the planning, analysis, and decision making processes for the delivery and development of Electronic Surveillance training courses?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Which of the following best describes your level of experience participating in committees comprised of internal and external representatives concerned with training policies and academic requirements?
  1. I have no experience participating in committees comprised of internal and external representatives concerned with training policies and academic requirements.
  2. I have limited experience participating in committees comprised of internal and external representatives concerned with training policies and academic requirements.
  3. I routinely participate in committees comprised of internal and external representatives concerned with training policies and academic requirements.


* 19.Select the rating level you received for your last performance appraisal. Please provide a copy of your performance appraisal.
  1. Outstanding
  2. Exceeds Fully Successful
  3. Fully Successful/Pass
  4. Minimally Satisfactory
  5. Unacceptable/Fail
  6. None of the above


* 20.Select the types of awards you have received within the last three years.
  1. Quality Step Increase
  2. Special Act or Time-Off-Award
  3. Performance Award
  4. Honorary Award
  5. Letter of Commendation
  6. None of the above


* 21.I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax or upload required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 22.I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, ALL of the information provided on this application is true, accurate, and complete, and that this application for employment is made in good faith. I understand that a false statement on any part of this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that I may be punished by fine or imprisonment for falsification of my employment application (18 USC 1001). I understand that information I give may be investigated as allowed by law or Executive order. Do you understand and agree to all the above?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 23.Have you successfully completed training that is related to the position you are applying for? If your answer is yes, please provide a list any education and/or training related to this position (do not provide copies of certificates).
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 24.How did you learn about this position?
  1. Private information service
  2. Magazine
  3. Newspaper
  4. Radio
  5. TV
  6. Poster
  7. Private Employment Office
  8. State Employment Office (Unemployment Office)
  9. Agency Human Resources Department (Bulletin board or other announcement)
  10. Agency or other Federal government recruitment at school or college
  11. Federal, state or local Job Information Center
  12. Religious organization
  13. College, University or career placement counselor
  14. Friend or relative working for this agency
  15. Friend or relative not working for this agency
  16. USAJOBS
  17. Professional Association
  18. Publication
  19. Career Fair (Please state the name of the Career Fair under Other)
  20. Conference (Please state the name of the Conference under Other)
  21. College Event (Please state the name of the College Event under Other)
  22. Other






This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).