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    Incumbent performs administrative support tasks to contribute to and ensure the efficient operation of the Sergeant at Arms Division of Police Services/Law Enforcement. Incumbent will develop and maintain a general working knowledge of the Division and a broad understanding of the Office of the Sergeant at Arms.

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    1. Provides staff support and administrative assistance to the division.
    2. Performs reception and customer service activities to include scheduling meetings and appointments; answering and routing phone calls; sorting and distributing mail; responding to general inquiries regarding division programs, policies and procedures.
    3. Collects and tabulates data for special events and projects.
    4. Reports on progress of division activities and projects and provides regular updates to Assistant Sergeant at Arms and Deputy Assistant Sergeants at Arms
    5. Works with other Divisions within the Sergeant at Arms organization and with the United States Capitol Police (USCP) to ensure project objectives are achieved within established timeframes.
    6. Assists with the formulation and communication of positions on security issues for the Sergeant at Arms.
    7. Coordinates multiple police and law enforcement functions between the Sergeant at Arms and USCP to include demonstrations, dignitary visits, threat assessments and physical security assessments.
    8. Monitors official Congressional delegation travel and obtains and evaluates intelligence assessments regarding Member travel.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position my require occasional travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Veterans meeting ALL the following requirements:
    • Honorably discharged;
    • Released from active duty within the last five years;
    • Pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3;
    • 20% or greater service connected disability rating; and
    • Purple Heart recipients are exempt from the service connected disability rating requirement.
    Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement Authorization (TERA) retirement are not eligible for the program. No waivers will be granted.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    Conditions Of Employment

    Excellent communication and organizational skills.


    Detailed oriented; excellent organizational skills; excellent communications skills; strong computer skills; ability to complete projects within timelines and under minimal supervision; ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional and courteous work disposition; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in handling sensitive information; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.


    Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: law enforcement, physical security, intelligence, threat/risk/vulnerability assessments, project management, executive protection, anti-terrorism, counter-terrorism, contingency operations. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

    Additional information

    Please do not contact or submit applications to the Office of The Sergeant at Arms

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. All evaluations will be conducted by the Office of the Sergeant at Arms.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Applicable

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    Required Documents

    Application Documents (attachments)

    1. Resume (optional cover letter may be added to this attachment)
    2. Last DD 214 (Member 4) issued
    3. Civil Service Preference Letter indicating 20% or greater service connected disability rating (not required if a Purple Heart recipient)

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    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.

    Health, Dental, Vision, Thrift Savings Plan, Student Loan Repayment Program


    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.

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    How to Apply

    • Candidates should email the three attachments referenced in the required documents section to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov. The three documents, once emailed, will constitute your application.
    • Each attachment shall be submitted as a separate and legible document
    • The subject line shall only include the candidate's last nameand Sergeant at Arms
    All application documents must be forwarded to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov to receive consideration.

    Additional Information
    • Please do not list your disabilities
    • Please do not contact or submit applications to the Office of the Sergeant at Arms
    • For information concerning the CAO’s collection of personal information, please see http://cao.house.gov/privacy.

    Agency contact information

    WW Fellowship Program


    U.S. House of Representatives
    Capitol Hill
    Washington, District of Columbia 20515
    United States
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    Next steps

    Candidates will receive an email notification once their application has been received and processed. Candidates will be contacted directly by the Office of The Sergeant at Arms if selected for an interview.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492530100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.