ATF protects the public from violent crimes involving firearms, explosives, arson, and the diversion of alcohol and tobacco products. We regulates lawful commerce in firearms and explosives; and provides worldwide support to law enforcement, public safety, and industry partners.

ATF is a world-class law enforcement organization committed to safeguarding lives by protecting the public from violent crime.

ATF's responsibilities include the investigation and prevention of federal offenses involving the unlawful use, manufacture, and possession of firearms and explosives; acts of arson and bombings; and illegal trafficking of alcohol and tobacco products.

Many of ATF's activities are carried out in conjunction with task forces made up of state and local law enforcement officers, such as Project Safe Neighborhoods.

$49,178 - $62,429 yearly
Oct 28, 2020
Full time
Become an ATF special agent in Southern California. Being an ATF special agent is unique and one of the most challenging federal law enforcement positions. ATF’s highly trained agents are responsible for investigating violations of federal laws relating to firearms, explosives, arson, and alcohol and tobacco diversion. They rely on a combination of tactical, analytical and intelligence gathering skills to identify leads that will support criminal cases.  Responsibilities Investigation of criminal acts relating to arson, alcohol, explosives, firearms and tobacco  Witness interrogation as part of criminal investigations Evidence collection, analysis and documentation  Search warrant execution   Participation in interagency task forces  Undercover operations  Crime scene management  Basic firearms competencies  Firearms and ammunition identification Firearms and tactical training  Close-quarters defensive countermeasures  Eligibility Requirements...