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Law Enforcement Special Agent III

Special Agent

Recruitment #121205-G22C-14


This position is located in the Northwest Region. The Agent must reside in Woodward, Woods, Alfalfa, or Major County.

1. Independently conducts investigations and other inquiries in accordance with training, legal standards, and OSBI policy.  Prepares cases for prosecutorial review and court.  Provides testimony in court. 
2. Collects, preserves, and/or supervises the collection and preservation of evidence in accordance with legal standards and OSBI policy.
3. Writes investigative reports, prosecutorial reports, intelligence reports and other memoranda, correspondence, and special reports.
4. Successfully meets all training requirements mandated by the State of Oklahoma and the OSBI.

Successful applicants must be willing to submit to a drug screen, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation (commissioned positions only), and a thorough background investigation.  Certain events automatically disqualify an applicant, such as, felony conviction; admission of an undetected crime that, if known, would have been a felony charge; failure to pay federal or state income tax; positive confirmed drug urine test; illegal use of a controlled substance within certain time frames.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the investigation or supervision of a broad range of general criminal and other special investigations.  This includes investigating major crimes, documenting and collecting evidence, maintaining security of crime scenes, analyzing crime scenes, conducting background investigations, and other related duties.


This job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the complexity of job assignments, expertise required to complete assigned duties, level of experience and degree of responsibility and accountability for providing leadership and direction to others.

Level III:     
This is the specialist level where employees are assigned a high level of responsibility and accountability for independently coordinating and conducting a broad range of complex major cases and highly specialized criminal investigations of a diverse type and nature .  Responsibilities may also include serving as a field training officer for trainee-level agents; organizing and coordinating multi-jurisdictional task force investigations; functioning as a resident agent; and providing specialized assistance such as firearms or self-defense instruction, LEDT instruction, digital evidence analysis, aerial surveillance as an aircraft pilot, polygraph examination,  electronic surveillance; and temporarily performing limited supervisory duties in a relief capacity during the absence of the supervisor.


Level III:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level are contained in Title 74 O.S. Section 150.8A:  “An Agent, at the time of his appointment to the Bureau, shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and shall possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of professional experience in conducting criminal investigations for a governmental law enforcement agency..”

NOTE:  Professional experience in conducting criminal investigations for a government law enforcement agency must have been the primary full time job responsibility to be considered as qualifying.  Incidental performance of professional criminal investigative work shall not be considered qualifying.  Experience as a forensic laboratory  criminalist, analyst or examiner shall not be considered qualifying.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:   100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the application.

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