Criminal Investigator (Special Agent)

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Department Of Homeland Security
About the Agency
Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation''s leaders and conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders.
Joining the Secret Service, Office of Investigations, as a special agent will allow you to perform critical protective and investigative assignments. The special agent position starts at a salary of $44,403 (GL-7, step 1), with promotion potential to $127,187 (GS-13, step 10). For more information on the Secret Service click here.
This position is covered by Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) and additional compensation of 25% of the base salary will be added to locality pay.
This job opportunity announcement is for applicants who CURRENTLY RESIDE in the following states: ME, VT, NH, NY, NJ, CT, DE, MA, VA, NC, SC, PA, MD, RI, WV, DC.
The following locations are where most of the application process will take place (i.e. testing, interviews): Albany, NY; Atlantic City, NJ; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Buffalo, NY; Burlington, VT; Charleston, SC; Charleston, WV; Charlotte, NC; Columbia, SC; Greensboro, NC; Greenville, SC; Harrisburg, PA; Long Island, NY; Manchester, NH; New Haven, CT; New York, NY; Newark, NJ; Norfolk, VA; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, ME; Providence, RI; Queens, NY; Raleigh, NC; Richmond, VA; Roanoke, VA Rochester, NY; Scranton, PA; Syracuse, NY; Trenton, NJ; Washington, DC; White Plains, NY; Wilmington, DE; and Wilmington, NC.
These locations are not the duty locations for the position. If none of the locations is in proximity to where you reside, please see our other announcements and apply to the announcement which has the location closest to you. NOTE: If you select a location that is not in proximity to where you reside, you will NOT be considered under this job opportunity announcement. If you are in the military, please apply to the vacancy closest to your current duty station address (regardless of the length of your tour), not your permanent home of record.
Job Title: Criminal Investigator (Special Agent)
Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: U.S. Secret Service
Job Announcement Number: SA1-TK006-14
SALARY RANGE: $44,403.00 to $75,642.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 to Friday, May 02, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GL-1811-07/09
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time - Initial appointment is in the Excepted Service
DUTY LOCATIONS: FEW vacancies - New Haven, CT
WHO MAY APPLY: All United States citizens that currently reside

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