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Job Description:

  • 1) Investigates alleged or suspected criminal violations of federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution: Analyzes charge, complaint, or allegation of law violation to identify issues involved and types of evidence needed.

  • 2) Assists in determining scope, timing, and direction of investigation.

  • 3) Develops and uses informants to get leads to information.

  • 4) Obtains evidence or establishes facts by interviewing, observing, and interrogating suspects and witnesses and analyzing records.

  • 5) Examines records to detect links in chain of evidence or information.

  • 6) Uses cameras and photostatic machines to record evidence and documents.

  • 7) Verifies information obtained to establish accuracy and authenticity of facts and evidence.

  • 8) Maintains surveillances and performs undercover assignments.

  • 9) Presents findings in clear, logical, impartial, and properly documented reports.

  • 10) Reports critical information to and coordinates activities with other offices or agencies when applicable.

  • 11) Testifies before grand juries.

  • 12) Serves subpoenas or other official papers.

  • 13) May lead or coordinate work of other SPECIAL AGENTS.

  • 14) May obtain and use search and arrest warrants.

  • 15) May serve on full-time, detail, or rotational protection assignments.

  • 16) May carry firearms and make arrests.

  • 17) May be designated according to agency worked for as Special Agent, FBI; Special Agent, IRS; Special Agent, Secret Service.




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DOT:   375.167-042

Job Number: 4484