Links & Jobs

Links & Jobs


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is seeking qualified candidates for careers as Federal Law Enforcement Special Agents on September 12th 2022 General Job Opening Announcement (JOA) for only GS 7/9. The announcement will be open from September 12 to September 23, 2022, or when it reaches its capacity, whichever comes first. 

Special Agent Announcement
  Entry Level – Grade 7 & 9    9/12/22    9/23/2022*Between 21-37 years of age, U.S. citizenship, able to obtain Top Secret clearance, eligible to work for the U.S. federal government, undergraduate degree, or relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience, valid driver’s license
ApplyCareers | Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (
   *This Job Opening Announcement will close on September 23rd OR once 3000 applications are received.

Becoming a Special Agent

Physical Task Test Requirements

Special Agent Written Exam

Salary and Benefits

Pay Scale

Read more about Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) at

College students who are 9 months out from graduating are eligible to apply and use their anticipated degree for qualification. To view the announcement applicants must first go to  Careers | Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( and find the job announcement and that link will bring them to where they can apply for the position.

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