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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Supervisory Industry Operations Investigator (Area Supervisor) in New York, New York


This position is located in theOffice of Field Operations, New York Field Division, New YorkNew York VI (IO) Field Office in New York, NY.NOTE: Must possess a valid driver's license and be capable of operating a motor vehicle.


Serving as a key Industry Operations representative for assigned geographical area. Preparing and presenting briefings to the DIO and industry officials about regulatory matters.Conferring with Field Division management, Bureau Headquarters personnel, other Area Supervisors, and officials of other government agencies with regard to issues or changes in legislation that affect assigned jurisdiction. Evaluating the content of new or modified legislation for projected impact on Industry Operations programs.Making Congressional contacts, speeches, and presentations to civic, trade and industry organizations, conducts seminars on the latest regulatory matters, and confers with members of national legislative bodies, applicants for licenses and permits, industry members, the media, and interest groups.Developing annual area work plans and an area travel budget to accomplish set goals. Coordinates area assessments for planning activities.Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.


Conditions of Employment

Pass drug screening and subject to random drug test.

Time in Grade requiremnt must be met by the closing date of the vacancy.

May be required to serve a 1-year probationary period.

Required to sign a mobility agreement as a condition of employment.

The time-in-grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement. The qualification requirements listed below must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


To qualify for GS-14 candidates must also have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level.

Specialized experience is demonstrated experience, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. Experience must be in the normal line of progression or must be related to the work of the position advertised and must be reflected in resume. Examples of specialized experience include: Experience conducting complex, sensitive, or far reaching investigations of firearms and explosives licensees/permittees to establish patterns or discrepancies in order to establish suitability;

Experience coordinating with division and law enforcement agencies to remain proficient in regulatory requirements in order to establish compliance with Federal, State, and local laws;

Experience managing or leading a team to determine their abilities in operational planning, directing and controlling of a team; and

Experience writing investigative reports and/or briefings.


Additional Information

Reasonable Accommodation: ATF provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the job application and hiring process, and you meet the eligibility requirements listed above, please notify the human resources specialist listed on the vacancy announcement, or contact the ATF’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity at (202) 648-8760. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation is handled on a case-by-case basis.

“Federal Regulations state no ATF employee, his/her spouse, or his/her minor child shall have, directly or indirectly, any financial interest, including compensated employment, stock, or proprietary interest in the alcohol, tobacco, firearms or explosives industries. You should be aware that you may be asked to relinquish any ownership of or interests in the alcohol, tobacco, firearms or explosives industries before a determination can be made whether access to ATF information, information technology systems, and/or facilities can be authorized.”