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ALE Special Agent – Time-Limited (Charlotte)

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Location: Charlotte NC

Company Name: San Mateo County

Occupational Category: 33-3021.03,Criminal Investigators and Special Agents

Date Posted: 2020-02-18

Valid Through: 2020-03-19

Employment Type: FULL_TIME



The 36TH ALE Special Agent Academy is for applicantscurrently law enforcement officers in the State of North Carolina or in the process ofbecoming Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Certified in the State of North Carolina. Must Have BLET Certificate by the first day of school.


Selected applicant must be willing to move to (if not currently residing within the district boundaries) and live within, the boundaries of District IV , or at a location that will allow them to respond to District IV within forty-five (45) minutes.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to read all information and questions thoroughly. To be considered for employment, you must answer all questions and complete all sections of this application form. Any potentially concerning answers require full explanations. These explanations should be prepared and attached to your application at the time of submission. Include all relevant information, including dates and locations. Falsification of any answer will result in the disqualification of your application.Applicants will be required to provide official/certified copies of documents during the application process that will not be returned.
North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement is a division of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Alcohol Law Enforcement Special Agents have statewide jurisdiction to investigate any criminal offense and make arrests within the State of North Carolina. Special Agents must have detailed knowledge of the laws of arrest, search and seizure, firearms, and use of deadly force. Some investigations may require lengthy surveillance, undercover operations, or other advanced techniques to collect the evidence necessary for court or administrative hearings.While ALE Special Agents are statutorily empowered to investigate any criminal matter, agents specialize in the enforcement of the alcoholic beverage, controlled substance, tobacco, and gaming laws of the state.In addition to conducting investigations related to controlled substances and alcoholic beverages, ALE Special Agents use a variety of strategies to conduct major criminal investigations that address community betterment initiatives that have significant positive impacts on communities. ALE Special Agents are often called upon to collaborate with and assist federal agencies with task force assignments that address major criminal activities such as criminal enterprises, and money laundering. ALE Special Agent teams specialize in high-risk search warrants, raid planning, and criminal interdiction.
When necessary, ALE Special Agents provide support during natural disasters by providing humanitarian relief and supplementing local law enforcement departments with all aspects of police duties including but not limited to routine patrol and responding to calls for service.

Salary and Benefits information are available on our website at
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
• Ability to understand modern principles and methods of investigation and law enforcement.
• Ability to understand technologies and problem resolution techniques.
• Ability to perform investigations, including undercover operations.
• Ability to understand tasks, accepts responsibility, takes initiative to plan and organize daily activities and performs work under direct supervision.
• Ability to use firearms and tools/equipment involved in evidence collection and enforcement activities.
• Ability to utilize proven solutions and/or designs when solving problems.
• Ability to clearly communicate and convey technical information and promote understanding of relevant issues.
• Ability to express thoughts, ideas and information effectively by means of oral (including non-verbal) and written communication to a wide range of audiences. ***Click here to see all of the ALE Special Agent Requirements.***
Management Preference(s):
Management prefers a four-year degree from an accredited college or university and current North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Certification in good standing. Degree must be awarded no later than July 6, 2020.
Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification as a law enforcement officer by the North Carolina Criminal Justice and Training Standards Commission is a requirement to be an ALE Agent. Basic Law Enforcement Training certification is not a requirement for submission of an application; however, preference will be given to those applicants who have successfully completed the NC Basic Law Enforcement Training curriculum and who are currently eligible for certification as a law enforcement officer by the NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or applicants who are already sworn law enforcement officers. Applicants must be citizens of the United States and preference will be given to those who have been a resident of the State of North Carolina for a period of twelve (12) consecutive months prior to submitting an application for employment.

Applicants mus t be willing to be relocated anywhere in North Carolina at the discretion of the ALE Director. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Special Qualifications :
Must be eligible for certification as a Law Enforcement Officer by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission. Applicants must graduate from the next available ALE Academy upon hire and meet all applicable North Carolina state statutory standards for law enforcement officers.

Applicants must have a valid Driver's License, in good standing.

IMPORTANT! Law Enforcement experience must be full-time, with full arrest authority, to be considered.
• **Click here to see a breakdown of Alcohol Law Enforcement's Application Process.*** Supplemental and Contact Information

IMPORTANT! This posting is for the vacant time-limited ALE Special Agent (District IV) positions. Applicants must apply to alternate posting to also be considered for the vacant full-time ALE Special Agent (Statewide) positions.

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Online applications are only accepted through

IMPORTANT! E-mail notifications for this position will be sent To prevent messages from unintentionally being discarded, please be sure to add this e-mail address to your contacts. It is the responsibility of the applicant to read and respond to messages in a timely manner. Therefore, it is imperative that you ensure messages from this e-mail address are approved for receipt. In addition, it is the responsibility of the applicant to update his/her profile contact information to ensure that messages are not sent to a former e-mail account.
To receive credit for your work history, education, and/or credentials, you must list all of the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.

Degree(s) must be received from appropriatelyaccreditedinstitution(s).
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