Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Supervisory Industry Operations Investigator (Director, Industry Operations) (1801) in Miami, Florida

Job Overview

Job Overview

About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Field Operations, Deputy Assistant Director, East, Miami Field Division in Miami, FL.

The incumbent, In conjunction with the Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) and the Special Agent in Charge (SAC), is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating comprehensive firearms and explosives regulatory programs throughout the Field Division. As principal advisor to the SAC, the DIO assesses the effectiveness of regulatory programs and policies in meeting Bureau goals, and the effect of these goals on the industries regulated by the Bureau; provides expert advice on firearms and explosives trafficking investigations and, from a regulatory perspective, on alcohol and tobacco diversion investigations; and serves as Bureau representative and spokesperson in meetings with Congressional staffs; high-level officials from Federal, State and local enforcement agencies; and representatives of foreign governments, business executives, and other representatives of the private sector on the most significant industry operations issues.

  • Developing and overseeing implementation of operations, programs, policies, standards and other measures pertaining to industry operations.
  • Overseeing regulatory investigation/inspection programs related to firearms and explosives, and provides regulatory expertise for collateral law enforcement investigations.
  • Evaluating industry trends.
  • Directing a staff of Industry Operations Investigators (supervisory and non-supervisory) and related administrative and clerical support personnel.
  • Representing upper management in meetings with Congressional staff within assigned Congressional districts to provide program briefings, explain legislation and resolve significant constituent complaints or problems pertaining to industry operations.
Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-5 days required
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses are authorized and will be paid
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Applications will be accepted from internal employees only of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives serving under a career or career conditional appointment in the competitive service and current or former time-limited employees eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. Applications will also be accepted from CTAP eligibles. Travel and relocation expenses are authorized and will be paid.

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Top Secret clearance is required for this position.
  • Subject to random drug test.
  • Time in Grade requirement must be met by the closing date of the vacancy.
  • Must successfully complete a background security investigation
  • New supervisors must serve a one year probationary period.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

To qualify for the GS-15: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 Federal grade level. Specialized experience for the position is defined as experience which must demonstrate that you possess appropriate experience in the qualities of successful supervision (manage resources such as; plan, organize and prioritize; lead others; communicate orally and in writing; relate to others; negotiate and collaborate). Have a thorough knowledge of the full range of procedures, regulations, and practices pertaining to investigative research and analytical studies in support of the industry operations mission, i.e., experience of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques in order to identify statistical trends, prepare reports and identify leads; experience with database systems and interrelationships of Federal, State and local database systems in order to research data, determine trends and compile statistical information.

To qualify, you must meet all qualification requirements described in this announcement by the closing date.

Security Clearance

Top Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After the vacancy closes, the Human Resources Office will use the application package to automatically rate, rank and certify candidates. You can check the status of your application anytime by accessing the USAJOBS online application system at http://www.usajobs.gov. You will need to provide your USAJOBS User ID and Password to access the Track your Online Job Application feature. You may also click on the link provided to access additional information on Career Connector. All applicants will be notified at four (4) stages in the hiring process.

  • Upon receipt of your application.
  • After your qualifications have been assessed.
  • Whether or not you've been referred to the Selecting official.
  • Whether or not you've been selected for the position. This position will require an interview before the Merit Promotion Board (MPB). If you are contacted for an interview you will be provided specific instructions on that process. Please refer to order ATF B 2311.9 dated 6/7/17 for changes in the new MPB process

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Other Information

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

Selective Service:If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

EEO Statement:The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476454800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

Salary: $126,615 to $161,900 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 15

Series: 1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: 17-MER-417-JLL

Control number: 476454800