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Federal Bureau of Investigation
Clarksburg, WV, United States
18 days ago
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
18 days ago


Who May Apply

Open to ALL U.S. Citizens

Who May Apply

This announcement is open to all qualified US citizens.

NOTE: CURRENT PERMANENT FBI EMPLOYEES MUST APPLY FOR THIS JOB THROUGH ASAPP, Announcement Number 2022-0284 for FBI Professional Staff.  Applications will not be accepted from outside of the area of consideration.

This opening is available for application until 1/12/2022.

Job Summary

Position: Section Chief

Section: Global Law Enforcement Support Section

Division: Criminal Justice Information Services Division

Location: Clarksburg, WV

Working Hours:  8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. (Flexible)

Salary:  $132,552 - $175,044

Promotional Potential:   none

Relocation Incentive may be offered by the FBI.

Limited Cost Transfer may be offered with non-continuous service transfers

If eligible, Cost Transfer may be offered with continuous service transfers

Travel Required – some domestic travel may be required

Key Requirements

Must be able to obtain a Top Secret -SCI clearance

U.S. Citizenship Required

The Mission of the FBI is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States. Public Service is a public trust. For the FBI, this means that the public has committed to our care the safety of our Nation and the defense of our Constitution. To sustain that trust and to meet our resulting obligations, we must adhere strictly to our core values of: Rigorous obedience to the Constitution, Respect, Compassion, Fairness, Integrity, Accountability, Leadership, and Diversity.

Major Duties

Global Law Enforcement Support Section (GLESS) is on the frontlines of working with domestic and international partners to optimize the FBI’s information sharing initiatives. Focus areas include:

-An active global presence with the FBI Legát community and other federal agencies through foreign biometric exchanges and support and development of biometric identification tools and initiatives for the field.

-Management of critical information-sharing services for FBI and law enforcement such as the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the National Data Exchange (N-DEx).

-Administration of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program, the nation’s most comprehensive and authoritative source for crime and law enforcement statistics to include hate crime data, law enforcement officers killed and assaulted information, and the national use-of-force data collection.

-Direct engagement with federal, state, and local agency partners through management of the FBI’s CJIS Advisory Policy Board to provide direct insight into the concerns, needs, and issues faced by these important stakeholders.

The GLESS Section Chief reports directly to the Deputy Assistant Director of the Operational Programs Branch and has oversight over the following operations:

NCIC Operations and Policy Unit: NOPU provides leadership, liaison, and support to local, state, and federal criminal justice and noncriminal justices agencies; captures and documents user requirements; designs and develops new databases/services; coordinates enhancements and tracks the completion of enhancements; and implements NCIC policy/procedures.

Global Initiatives Unit: GIU works with FBI entities to facilitate/conduct global biometric and related biographic information, acquisition and sharing.

CJIS Audit Unit: CAU evaluates the integrity and security of information in CJIS systems by: conducting audits of agencies' policies, procedures, practices, and data; reporting findings to agencies; translating findings into recommendations for corrective action.   

Law Enforcement Engagement Unit: LEEU was established to promote the services of the CJIS Division to the law enforcement/user community. 

Data Sharing Services Unit: DSSU is responsible for providing the FBI/partner agencies with investigative resources, access solutions, and data sharing services in support of their criminal justice missions. DSSU manages operational and strategic oversight of the following FBI programs: LEEP, N-DEx, VCC, among others.

Crime and Law Enforcement Statistics Unit: CLESU is responsible for the development, implementation, and dissemination of all policy and procedural matters associated with reporting crime statistics.

Programs Research and Standards Unit: PRSU is responsible for the research, development, and implementation of technologies to increase efficiencies and productivity in the fight against crime/terrorism.

Candidates must possess a record of accomplishments which demonstrate exceptional leadership, problem solving, organizing and planning, collaboration, and interpersonal abilities.

Qualifications & Evaluations

The successful candidate will be an accomplished senior leader in a law enforcement organization. The candidate must have been involved in national level dialogue and projects regarding contemporary issues in policing and homeland security. The candidate is preferably a member of a major law enforcement association as well a member of a Federal task force.

This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position within the FBI, candidates must be able to develop and implement a long-term strategic vision for the FBI’s engagement with the law enforcement community, along with short and long-range operational goals align with overall strategic direction of the FBI and its various missions.

Please make sure your specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Your application will be evaluated and rated under the FBI’s Candidate Rating Procedures.  Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement.

1. Organizing and Planning (establish priorities, timetables, and goals/objectives; structure a plan of action for self and others; and develop both strategic and tactical plans).

2. Leadership (motivate and inspire others; develop and mentor others; gain the respect, confidence, and loyalty of others; articulate vision, give guidance and direct others in accomplishing goals).

3. Collaboration (establish contacts and interact effectively with external agencies, government officials, the media, the community, and internal bureau contacts; display professionalism while working with others to achieve common goals and proactively share information with others when appropriate).

4. Problem Solving/Judgment (critically evaluates conditions, events, and alternatives; identify problems, causes and relationships; base decisions or recommendations on data or sound reasoning; and formulate objective opinions).

5. Interpersonal Ability (establish and maintain rapport with management, colleagues and subordinates; recognize and show sensitivity to differences in the needs and concerns of others; mediate concerns between individuals and groups to settle disputes).

How to Apply

The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. If applying online is a hardship please contact the HR Specialist listed in the vacancy announcement prior to the closing date for assistance.

1. Establish an applicant account on the FBIJobs website by clicking Apply Now and then Register Now or login using your existing applicant account.

2. Paste your text resume in the space provided, upload a new resume or use a resume you have applied with previously.

3. Complete your applicant profile if establishing your account for the first time.

4. Complete the assessment questionnaire.

5. Complete the application sections requested and submit your application

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package by the closing date which includes:

-Your resume

-College transcript(s)

-Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50 (only former Federal employees)

-Most recent Performance Appraisal. Please Note: This applies to current federal employees.

What to Expect Next

Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The Most Competitive candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of your status throughout the process.


The FBI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:

Additional Information

Following submission, additional information will not be requested if your application is incomplete. Your application will be evaluated solely on the basis of information you have submitted.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES: The FBI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs (OEEOA) Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Program by either e-mail at [email protected], telephone at 202-324-2158, or FAX at 202-324-3976.  Your request will receive an individualized assessment and will be processed in the order it was received.

The FBI is in the Executive Branch of the federal government. It is one of the components of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The FBI is the principal investigative arm of the DOJ. All FBI positions are in the excepted service.

The selectee, with the exception of current FBI SES employees, will be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period as a condition of retaining an SES appointment in the FBI.

New Federal employees must serve a two-year probationary period. The probationary periods will be served concurrently.

Veteran’s preference does not apply to SES.

Selectees are also required to complete a financial disclosure report, OGE-278e, within 30 days of official appointment.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and consent to a complete background investigation, urinalysis, and polygraph. You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation.

Policy has been implemented that requires support employees entering a position through a competitive OR non-competitive action may be precluded from moving to another position within the Bureau by means of reassignment or change to a lower grade for a minimum of 12 months.

Questions should be directed to the Leadership Selection Unit, 202-324-4283.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The FBI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this vacancy. Except where otherwise provided by law, selection will be made without regard to, and there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factors

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60749062
  • Location:
    Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Section Chief, Law Enforcement Support Section, CJIS Division
  • Company Name: Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Industry: Federal Law Enforcement
  • Job Function: Law Enforcement - Supervisor/Command
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Salary: $132,552.00 - $175,044.00 (Yearly Salary)
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