Police Officer

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Department of Defense
United States Citizens Term NTE 13 Months Full Time
The mission of the United States Air Force is to _fly, fight_ and _win_...in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of _Global Vigilance, Reach and Power_. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- _integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do_.
A term appointment does not confer eligibility for noncompetitive movement to other positions or for reappointment after separation from employment. Term employees are eligible for health and life insurance, are covered under the Federal Retirement System, and are eligible to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan.
Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 4 calendar days may be required prior to appointment to this position.
U.S. Citizenship Required Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid Term Position (Not to Exceed 13 Months)
The primary purpose of this position is to enforce law, maintain law and order, preserve the peace, and protect life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of a military installation. Specifically, you will:
Perform and enforce the full range of police officer duties within a military installation;
Serve as a Security Forces dispatcher and dispatch police units to crime scenes, accidents and natural disasters;
Perform the full range of Base Entry Controller duties and correctly check for persons and vehicles who request entrance to an installation;
Perform the full range of duties for defending protection level resources;
Serve as a restricted area entry controller and immediate visual assessment sentry providing surveillance for sensitive, restricted and limited access areas.
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To qualify for this position, you must meet the following requirement:
At least one year of specialized experience at the GS-05 or greater (or similar in other pay systems) that provided you with the knowledge, skill and abilities needed to perform the duties of this position. Examples of such specialized experience include: exercising full powers of arrest and apprehension, including carrying a firearm, mirandizing suspects and preserving evidence; verifying credentials and ensuring only authorized personnel, vehicles, and equipment are permitted in certain areas; maintaining constant observation of personnel to assure trespassing into unauthorized areas does not occur; conducting random vehicle searches at private and commercial entry ways; and responding to calls for emergency assistance.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at .
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
_Other Significant Facts:_
1. This position has been identified as a designated position under the Air Force Drug Testing Plan. Incumbent(s) of this position is subject to the possibility of a random drug test.
2. Incumbent is required to receive and maintain a favorable ANACI, Access National Agency Check and Inquiries.
3. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
4. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty to include nights, weekends, holidays, rotating shifts and subject to recall.
5. May be required to wear special protective clothing such as coats, boots, vests, helmets and/or chemical protective equipment.
6. Must pass an initial pre-employment medical examination, periodic medical examinations, required initial and annual Air Force physical fitness/physical agility tests, meet established hearing standards and discern colors, contrast, and depth. The incumbent must immediately report to his supervisor any significant medical threshold shifts in health status and/or medication requirements.
7. Must undergo initial and periodic job compatibility assessments.
8. The work requires an employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required for the position.
9. Incumbent must be able to operate all Security Forces Vehicles and installed equipment.
10. Incumbent must be qualified in the use of required weapons.
11. Must wear a uniform and meet applicable Air Force dress and appearance standards.
12. Overtime may be required.
13. Subject to annual duty position evaluation on a pass/fail standard.
14. Must pass initial formal law enforcement training school as determined be functional; certificate from a federally recognized Law Enforcement Academy is preferred.
15. Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
16. Incumbent will be exposed to the day-to-day dangers associated with law enforcement and security duties.
17. This position may be designated as mission essential based on local conditions. Mission essential personnel report for duty as normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release.
18. Incumbent is required to obtain first responder training/certifications required in CPR techniques, self-aid buddy care, and first aid on the job and maintain annually.
19. This position may be designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties of this position may be locally determined to be essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.
20. This position may fall under the Standard Premium Pay Provisions under Title 5 USC.
21. Recurring training is required to keep the incumbent knowledgeable on the updated specialized tactics, techniques and procedures necessary for preparation and response to catastrophic events, terrorist attacks and related threats to installations.
22. Ability to employ "infantry/SWAT" small unit tactics involving fire and maneuver, with rapid advancing movement between defensive positions, while wearing protective gear for extended periods of time, e.g.; Employing "Active Shooter" response tactics and techniques as a member of a small team is required.
23. High School Diploma or GED is desired.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of Safety and Security
Knowledge of Traffic Control/Security Regulation and Procedures
Skill and Ability to perform the full range of Police Officer Duties
Ability to Identify Authorized/Unauthorized Permits
CATEGORY RATING: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your r sum and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your r sum and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your responses when compared to your background information, your category rating may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your skills and abilities, or you may be rated ineligible. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:
_Category 3_, Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for this position.
_Category 2_, Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for this position.
_Category 1_, Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for this position.
The Category Rating Process does not add veteran's preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligible who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher)
To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, August 11, 2014 to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
All applicants are required to submit the following documents prior to the closing date of this announcement. The application package must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Resume (cover letter is optional). Your resume must include the beginning and ending dates of employment (month/year), number of hours/week, and duties performed for each position listed.
Veterans' Preference Documentation (if applicable):
All Veterans: DD-214 (Member 4 copy is preferred), which includes character of service, or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service letter which includes service dates, type of separation, and character of service. Below is a website for veterans to gain access to their DD-214 online: /.
Disabled Veterans: In addition to your DD-214 you must provide a VA Disability Letter (with percentage of disability) OR document of disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected disability rating.
Derived Preference: The spouse, widow/widower, or mother of a veteran may be eligible to claim veterans' preference when the veteran is unable to use it. To do so, you must submit an SF-15 ( ) and the documentation required by that form.
Veterans' Preference : For more information and/or to determine if you are eligible for Veterans' Preference, please visit (for veterans) or (for family members).
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents : You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is: 1168422.
2. Fax your documents to .
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, August 11, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print the 1203FX form ( ), follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items.
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your application and supporting documentation, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. To view the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: .
Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see /).
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be rated well-qualified by placing in the Highly Qualified or Best Qualified category for this vacancy. Additional information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at .
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Clickhere for more information.
This announcement may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

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