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The Office of Special Investigations (OSI) is a federal law enforcement and counterintelligence agency serving our nation’s Air Force and Space Force. Armed with elite investigative training and state-of-the-art technology, OSI’s special agents pursue justice as they conduct criminal and counterintelligence investigations, investigate cybercrime, and provide specialized investigative services such as crime scene investigations and digital forensics.

We are seeking recent college graduates, graduating seniors, or those completing advanced degrees for this program. The OSI-PAQ program is designed to develop high- potential candidates into future civilian leaders within OSI. Historically, the selection process has been very competitive, and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee selection.

QUALIFICATIONS & ELIGIBILITY

  • U.S. citizenship required

  • GPA 2.95 or above

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • Pass all medical and physical requirements

  • Ability to obtain Security Clearance (funded by USAF)

  • Pass rigorous background investigation

  • All other requirements of the position

FULL-TIME PALACE ACQUIRE (PAQ) PROGRAM PLACEMENT AFTER COLLEGE GRADUATION

  • A formal 3-year training and career development track

  • Initial criminal investigator training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)

  • Entry-level position with a real-world mission

  • Mentoring provided by experienced special agents

  • Annual performance-based promotions while in the PAQ program

  • Opportunity to receive additional training and specialize in advanced investigative techniques

  • Placement into a permanent AFCS position as a Criminal Investigator after the PAQ program concludes

  • Civilian agents may volunteer to deploy to overseas locations after completing the PAQ program

A FULL-TIME OFFER INCLUDES BENEFITS AS WELL AS THESE INCENTIVES

  • Student Loan Repayment may be available

  • 100% Tuition Assistance may be available toward a graduate degree while in the PAQ Program

  • Training opportunities in advanced investigative techniques

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. More information on COVID-19 requirements may be found at:
https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ .