BASIC QUALIFICATION: Candidate must have had 26 weeks of general experience and 26 weeks of specialized experience to qualify for the GS-04 level.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience such as administrative, technical, clerical, military, or other work that involved following written procedures, rules, or regulations in contacts with coworkers, supervisors, or members of the public to provide a service, respond to inquiries, or obtain information.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience such as work with a Federal, State, municipal, local or private protective organization that involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trepass, or maintaining order and protecting life. Such experience must have provided knowledge of protective systems and techniques. Acceptable experience includes service in the Armed Services or Coast Guard that involved the performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis. For Security Guard positions in a hospital setting, experience as a psychiatric nursing assistant or similar position safeguarding patients is qualifying.
MOTOR VEHICLE INCIDENTAL OPERATOR REQUIREMENTS: Incidental operators are employees, other than those occupying a position officially classified as a motor vehicle operator, who are required to operate a Government-owned or leased motor vehicle to properly carry out their assigned duties. To qualify as an incidental operator, an employee must possess a valid State license, have a safe driving record, pass a road test and demonstrate that he or she is medically qualified to operate the appropriate motor vehicle safely.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The job involves lengthy periods of walking, standing and operating a motor vehicle. The incumbent climbs stairs and ladders, stoops, climbs or reaches into or under spaces, and runs short distance during emergency or pursuit actions. The incumbent pursues, subdues and holds criminal suspects. The incumbent is required to team-lift humans onto a wheelchair, stretcher, examination table and refrigerator tray.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Successfully completed study of two years above high school at an accredited college or university in any subject is qualifying. Successful completion of training in an accredited technical school, that covered subjects such as physical security procedures, local laws, or investigation techniques is also considered qualifying for specialized experience at the GS-04 level on a month-for-month basis.
INVESTIGATION OF FITNESS: A character investigation may be conducted on applicants selected for employment. The purpose of such an investigation is to secure evidence of the candidate's honesty, integrity, general character, and loyalty to the U.S. Government. Such investigations will be conducted under the security requirements of the hiring agency.
MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants; good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice. Agencies may establish additional, job-related physical or medical requirements provided that the specific position(s) involves the arduous or hazardous duties to which the requirements relate. Applicants and employees must have the capacity to perform the esstential functions of the position without risk to themselves or others. In most instances, a specific medical condition or impairment is disqualifying only if the condition, for good medical reason, precludes assignment to or warrants restriction from the duties of the specific position. For some positions, the loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. Reasonable accommodation shall also be considered in determining an applicant's ability to perform the duties of a position. Reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to the use of assistive devices, job modification or restructuring, provision of readers and interpreters, or adjusted work schedules.
Competition for Security Guard positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to Veteran's preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment.
As a condition of employment the incumbent must possess and maintain a Valid State Driver's License to operate a government owned or leased motor vehicle in the perfomance of regular and recurring duties of the position.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Federal status applicants must have completed at least 52 weeks of service in a position no more than one grade lower than the position to be filled. If selected under the Excepted Service Examining Plan, individuals may be appointed without regard to time-in-grade requirements.
You must meet the requirements of the job by this date: Friday, February 15, 2013
As per the IHS Excepted Service Hiring Plan: Current employees and eligible applicants are considered under merit promotion only, unless they provide an appropriate Standard Form (SF)-50, "Notification of Personnel Action," and indicate under which plan they are applying. Please indicate on your resume and during the online assessment process which hiring plan you want to be considered under: Merit Promotion and/or the IHS Excepted Service Hiring Plan. See email@example.com for more details.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
The HHS Careers system simplifies the Federal application process by replacing the former KSA job-element statements with on-line self-assessment questions. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications requirements will be invited to complete an on-line questionnaire assessing the following:
Ability to patrol buildings and grounds and control an area.
Ability to enforce parking rules and regulations and escort people through facility.
Application of decision making and interpersonal skills.
Provide written documentation concerning incidents and situations.
If found qualified, your score will range from 70-100 points (not including points that may be assigned for Veterans' Preference). We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. You will be deemed well qualified if you score 85 and above.
For I/CTAP purposes, you will be deemed well-qualified if you are placed in at least the well-qualified category.