FBI special agents are required to adhere to strict standards of conduct and exemplify the FBI’s Core Competencies, including:
Organizing and Planning
The open-ended questions are designed to understand your background and fit with these competencies. As such, you are strongly encouraged to provide as much information as possible and use the Situation, Action, Result format to describe the situation, the actions you took, and the resulting outcomes. Watch the above video for more tips on how to help you through this portion of the application process.
Learn more about FBI eligibility requirements, including the drug policy, at fbijobs.gov/working-at-FBI/eligibility.
Resume templates for the special agent position can be found at fbijobs.gov/career-paths/special-agents/application-process.