In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
GS-05: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 grade level or Pay grade in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that provided a basic knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, procedures, and operating methods to assist in performing routine, recurring kinds of fixed post and/or patrol assignments. Such as traffic laws, regulations governing access to buildings, procedures for crimes in progress and governing rights of individuals.
GS-06: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or Pay grade in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that provided basic knowledge of standardized rules, methods, procedures and operating techniques. Such knowledge may include responding to calls/alarms, investigating violations or reports of probably causes, performing traffic patrol and emergency response duties, arresting violators, providing crime prevention information, assisting accident victims by providing first aid, and writing detailed reports of incident.
GS-07: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 grade level or Pay grade in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that provided knowledge of laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work responding to emergency calls, complaints and other calls for service during the watch. Subdues and disarms those who are doing violence to other persons, assists the injured, and administers first aid. Gather and analyzes facts, seizes and protects evidence; takes statements, advises violator(s) of rights, make diagrams, interviews witnesses and determines whether facts warrant apprehension/detention or lesser action.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: (GS-, 05 level only) Applicants may substitute the following education for the required experience, provided it demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position:
GS-5: Applicants may substitute the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in Police Science or a comparable degree program related to the work of the position.
FOR THE GS-5: Successful completion of a Federal, State, county, or municipal police academy or comparable training course that included at least 40 classroom hours of instruction in police department procedures and methods, and local law and regulations, may be substituted for a maximum of 3 months of specialized experience.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (GS-05 ) Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be combined to meet the total qualification requirements.
No substitution of education or training may be made for the required specialized experience at GS-6 and above.
Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned). See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
A security clearance may be required for this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.
Employees may have to attend a regional police academy at a remote site.
Position may require occasional travel.
Weekend/holiday/overtime work is required.
This position is subject to shift work. Incumbent is subject to 24-hour recall and will maintain a 24-hour recall notification number and is required to respond per installation policy/SOP. May be subject to being interrupted from meal or other work breaks while on duty.
May be required to respond to off base circumstances as directed by the installation commander, in accordance with USMC and DOD policy.
Incumbent must pass a sanctioned physical agility test and medical evaluation and pass periodic re-tests as required.
Incumbent must pass all weapons qualifications prior to assigned duties and responsibilities and must pass all pre-qualifications as required.
Incumbent must pass a sanctioned job compatibility/psychological examination.
Must possess and maintain a valid state drivers license and be able to maintain a U.S. Government emergency vehicle operators license.
Incumbent must be able to read, write and speak English.
Incumbent must carry firearm.
This is a Department of Navy drug testing designated position. Required to undergo pre-employment urinalysis requirements and sustainment drug testing.
Must be able to use all police equipment, certify in the use of radar detection and alcohol detection equipment, field sobriety tests, expandable or collapsible baton, and obtain other certifications required to accomplish the duties of a law enforcement officer.
The position is covered by the 1996 Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence are not eligible for the position.
Incumbent must pass a National Agency Check and local background check.
This position does not meet the definition of law enforcement officer (LEO) and is excluded from coverage as LEO for purposes of the Federal Employment Retirement System-Base Annuity IAW 5 CFR, Part 842, Subpart H.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must maintain program height and weight appearance standards.
Must meet medical standards for Police Officer in DoD 6055.05M and NEHC-TM OM 6260.
This is an emergency personnel position.
Overtime may be required.
Required to wear a uniform and maintain appearance and grooming standards per Marine Corps Orders/policies.
Must successfully complete a designated USMC Police Officers Course of Instruction and meet all certification requirements, to include weapons certifications, CPR, AED, DOD and Joint Training Regulations, etc. Training may be conducted at a regional training facility.
As first responders to chemical/biological attacks, must be able to train and wear personal protective equipment to include mask, suit, boots, and gloves.
If incumbent is conducting law enforcement operations in navigable waters, incumbent must attend the Inland Boat Operator Training Program at FLETC or a similar course.
Failure to meet conditions of employment may result in disciplinary action and/or termination.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.