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How to Become a Bounty Hunter

Criminal Investigator (Special Agent)

Position Title: Criminal Investigator (Special Agent)

Who May be Considered:

Applications will be accepted from all qualified U.S. citizens that
SPEAK SPANISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE. You need not be a current or
former Federal employee to apply.

Salary range shown does not include locality pay and Law Enforcement
Availability Pay (LEAP). An additional compensation rate of 25% will
be added to the locality salary.

Job Description:

In 2007, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
(ATF) was ranked as one of the top 15 places to work in the Federal
government and one of the top law enforcement agencies! ATF is
looking for energetic, innovative, solution- oriented professionals
to help the ATF team succeed in our responsibilities to reduce
violent crime and protect the public.

The profession of special agent is exciting and rewarding. Special
agents must be tough – both physically and mentally. They must also
be able to handle rigorous training, personal risks, irregular hours,
and extensive travel. Special agents are subject to reassignment to
any ATF office in the United States, to include any U.S. Territory or
ATF overseas assignment.

Selected applicants shall be appointed in the excepted service and
must satisfactorily complete a 3-year training program which includes
but is not limited to successful completion of the special agent
basic training program, new professional training and qualify and
maintaining firearms proficiency.

Key Requirements:

  • Must be able to speak Spanish and pass Speaking Proficiency Test.
  • Take and pass TEA exam and Special Agent Applicant Assessment Test.
  • Be in compliance with current drug policy and pass drug test.
  • Take and pass polygraph examination and medical examination.
  • Must obtain a top secret clearance.
  • Application must be received online.

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