PEOPLE


The men and women of the FBI are, and always will be, our greatest asset.

Management

  • Hired Human Resource Officer FY 2005
  • Created HR Division and HR Branch FY 2006
  • Transition to National Finance Center (NFC) Payroll in conformance of e-gov initiative

Hiring

  • Implemented QuickHire to automate the application process for FBI employment
  • Modified "critical skills" for Special Agent hiring to reflect new priorities/intelligence mission
  • Reserve Service Program

Career development

  • Established Intelligence Career Service
  • Standardized Intelligence Analyst position with 3 work roles; expanded promotion potential in field to GS14
  • Established Intelligence Officer Certification
  • Intelligence Established 24 critical pay positions for Senior Intelligence Officers
  • Special Agent Career Path
  • Rotational transfer policy
  • Introduced Enhanced Mid-Management Selection System (Leadership Skills Assessment)
  • 18 month TDY program

Training

  • Replaced the old Training Division with the more expansive Training and Development Division, and created the Office of Training Development (OTD) to focus on developmental training for on-board employees.
  • 1,713 Intelligence Analysts trained through ACES; 392 trained through new Cohort Program
  • New Agent Training extended from 16 to 18 weeks. Intelligence training increased from 0 to 24 hours; counterterrorism/counterintelligence training was expanded from 54 to 92 hours.
  • Created the Virtual Academy, giving FBI personnel access a wide range of training from their desktop.
  • 1,500 trained through "Navigating Strategic Change" course; 40 executives trained through "Leading Strategic Change" course at the Kellogg School of Management

Evaluating Performance

  • New evaluation criteria for Special Agents focus on intelligence gathering and information sharing
  • New five-level performance appraisal system for professional support personnel, replacing our pass-fail system.
  • New performance appraisal system for Senior Executive Service ties performance to FBI and DOJ priorities
New Hires Special Agents Intelligence Analysis Language Other Support Total
FY 2001 192 9 14 209 401
FY 2002 875 40 26 639 1514
FY 2003 782 189 42 1169 1951
FY 2004 1167 209 33 1365 2532
FY 2005 587 598 14 1735 2322
FY 2006 as of 6/20/06 535 266 71 1075 1610

 

On Board
Pre 9/11/01
6/30/06
Special Agents (CT, CI, DI) 2,514 4,634
Joint Terrorism Task Force Personnel 912 3,236
Intelligence Analysts 1,023 2,161
Language Analysts 784 1,371