This is a full-time position with the Police Force of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.Learn more about this agency
$60,615 - Entry level, non-certified
$62,740 - With documentation of graduation from the UPTP at FLETC or after completion of training (six months)
$70,348 - After 30 months (Private First Class)
Closing Date: Friday, 07/13/2018, 11:59 PM EDT
Serves as a uniformed police officer with the Supreme Court of the United States. Responsible for providing a full range of police services. Supreme Court Police Officers are primarily responsible for protecting the Chief Justice, Associate Justices, building occupants, and the Court's building and grounds. Additional responsibilities include Courtroom security, dignitary protection, emergency response, and providing assistance to building visitors.
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Conditions Of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship
- Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
- Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See: www.sss.gov
- A Bachelor's degree or prior experience as a sworn police officer is required (either is required, not both).
- Applicants must be mature, reliable, skilled in oral and written communication, and have excellent interpersonal skills.
- Applicants must have no record of felony convictions, and must not currently be involved in any pending criminal charges.
- Applicants who possess prior military service must have been separated under honorable conditions (honorable discharge).
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 21 years of age, but not yet 37 years of age at the date of appointment (this position is covered under federal law enforcement retirement provisions, which stipulate mandatory retirement at age 57 after at least 20 years of service). The maximum age may be waived with prior qualifying federal law enforcement service under the same retirement system.
- Applicants must be licensed to drive and have an excellent driving record.
- Employment is subject to successful completion of a medical exam, which includes rigorous fitness standards and a background investigation.
- A high school diploma is required.
- A Bachelor's degree is required.
- Prior experience as a sworn police officer with a thorough knowledge of law enforcement techniques and practices may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree.
Working for the Supreme Court of the United States Police Force offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, premium pay, and eligibility for retirement with 20 years of service at age 50, or 25 years service at any age. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and the SmartBenefits transit subsidy.
How You Will Be Evaluated
We will review and assess your application package in comparison with the posted qualifications for the position.
Background checks and security clearance
How to Apply
You must also complete, print, and sign the OF-306 form, then upload it along with your resume and cover letter. These three documents are required and must be received by the closing date, 07/13/2018, in order to be considered. Please submit only these required documents.
- 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, https://www.usajobs.gov, 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.
Agency contact information
Human Resources Office
AddressSupreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20543
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- Upon submission, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application. Please be advised that your application will not be considered complete unless all of the required documents have been received.
- Best qualified applicants will be invited via email to take a written test at a date and time to be determined.
- Applicants who pass the written test will be contacted to schedule an interview. NOTE: Travel to Washington, D.C. will be at the applicant's expense.
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
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.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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/503921400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.