Supervisory Police Officer
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/02/2019 Time-In-Grade Requirement: All applicants must meet the time-in-grade requirements outlined In 5 CFR, Part 300, Subpart F, Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For this vacancy announcement, applicants must have completed at least 52 weeks at the GS-06 grade level to be eligible for the GS-07 grade level and 52 weeks at the GS-07 grade level to be eligible for the GS-08 grade level. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. All requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Preferred candidates would have successfully completed VA Police Academy. An individual who is convicted of a domestic violence charge cannot be authorized to own, be issued, purchase, or otherwise have possession of a handgun under the Lautenberg Amendment (PL 104-208) to the Gun Control Act of 1968 (18 USC 922).??????? Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Enforcing appropriate Federal, State, and local criminal codes in the protection of human life, public property, and the civil rights of all individuals, including the preservation of a peaceful environment; planning, directing, and supervising the work of subordinates; advising on procedures, standards, and responses to address law enforcement and security requirements; determining resource needs and allocating resources in response to patrol and security weaknesses; and following applicable regulations and instructions regarding documentation and investigations. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: ARREST CRIMINAL LAW SECURITY LEADERSHIP 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The Supervisory Police Officer must maintain a good state of physical fitness in order to properly accomplish the duties of the position. he/she conducts walking and motorized patrols of outside grounds and parking areas open to the public in all types of weather and walking patrols of the building to detect/prevent criminal activity. Body armor, police duty equipment and firearm (s) must be worn and carried at all times. the wearing of this equipment significantly amplifies the physical strain experienced by the employee during physical exertion or during periods of hot weather. Employees are regularly required to work long hours. Must have the ability to use firearms. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.