US Department of the Army
– About the Position: You will provide Police Officer services in support of the United States Army Garrison, Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) at Fort Hamilton, New York. The Directorate of Emergency Services plans, directs and provides law and order, fire and emergency services, and protection operations in support of Ft. Hamilton in order to provide a safe and secure environment for the soldiers, civilians, and families that work, live, or visit the installations.
* Interpret rules, regulations, and operating procedures; answers general inquiries.
* Receive and records radio, telephone and personal messages; requests for information and assistance.
* Act as the point of contact in an emergency situation followed by the supervisory police officer.
* Relay messages and instructions to patrol officers.
* Inform employees of changes in policy and operating procedures.
* Inspect personnel to ensure they have appropriate equipment and meet appearance standards.
– Travel Required
– Not required
– Supervisory status
– Promotion Potential
– Job family (Series)
– 0083 Police
– Similar jobs
* Officers, Police
* Police Officers
– Conditions of Employment
* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
* Subject to irregular and/or rotating shifts, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Incumbent is also required to work overtime as directed and is subject to recall for emergency overtime.
* This position is subject to the provisions of the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban commonly referred to as the Lautenberg Amendment.
* This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations.
* This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing/screening and random testing thereafter.
* Must be proficient in the use of assigned firearms/weapons, pass an initial qualification
* Must possess and maintain a valid state drivers license.
* Must wear the Department of the Army Security Guard (DASG) uniform IAW AR 190-56, maintain a high state of appearance and hygiene.
* Employee must successfully complete the emergency 911 operators course, qualified breathalyzer and NCIC terminal operator within 12 months of employment.
* Must successfully complete the U.S. Army Military Police School (USAMPS) Civilian Police Academy program instruction within one year if it has not already been completed.
* May be exposed to inclement weather while working both inside and outside.
* Required to undergo and successfully pass initial and annual re-certification of standard Army physical agility test.
* Required to be certified in the use of radar detection equipment and alcohol detection equipment.
* Work may involve lifting and carrying heavy objects of up to 50 pounds.
* Must undergo and successfully pass an initial and annual physical examination and continue to be physically fit to perform the duties of a Desk Sergeant.
* Requires the employee to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.
* Required to carry firearms or other weapons authorized for their jurisdictions and required to re-familiarize themselves with authorized weapons periodically and demonstrate skill/proficiency in their use.
* Appointment to this position is subject to a two year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315. While probationary the incumbent can be terminated with limited appeal rights.
– Who May Apply: US Citizens
– In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
– Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service which includes: (1) Receiving and relaying radio, telephone and/or personal messages involving emergencies, complaints, violations, crimes in progress, and/or accidents; (2) Experience enforcing police/security laws, regulations, practices and/or techniques which involve responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property; and (3) Reviewing and/or preparing police reports or documents ensuring completeness, accuracy and attention to detail
– You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
* Decision Making
* Law Enforcement
* Oral Communication
* Security Equipment Operation
– Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
– Additional information
* Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
* You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
* Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
* Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
* Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
* If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
* This is a Career Program (CP) 19 – Physical Security & Law Enforcement position.
* You may claim military spouse preference.
* If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
* Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
* Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM’s Career Transition Resources website.
* If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
* Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
– How You Will Be Evaluated
– You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
– Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
– You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
– Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
* Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
* Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
* Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
– Background checks and security clearance
– Security clearance
– Drug test required
– Position sensitivity and risk
– Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk
– Trust determination process
– Required Documents
– The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).
– As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
– 1. Your resume:
* Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
* If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
* For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
* For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
– 2. Other supporting documents:
* Cover Letter, optional
* Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
– NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person’s personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
– A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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– Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
This job is open to
– The public
– U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.