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Job Title:  POLICE OFFICER
Department:  Department Of The Treasury
Agency:  U.S. Mint
Job Announcement Number:  13-USMINT-108P

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
SALARY RANGE:
$52,179.00 to $68,331.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 to Tuesday, April 09, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
TR-0083-06
POSITION INFORMATION:
Career/Career Conditional - Full-time
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
08
DUTY LOCATIONS:
2 vacancies - West Point, NY, US  View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.

Current permanent Federal employees with competitive eligibility, and individuals who are eligible under special appointing authorities may wish to apply under 13-USMINT-107.

JOB SUMMARY:

Applications will be accepted from all qualified individuals until the scheduled closing date of XX/XX/2013 or until 200 applications have been received, whichever comes first.  Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

How does the United States Mint connect America through coins? To hold a coin or medal produced by the United States Mint is to connect to the founding principles of our nation and the makings of our economy. Our commitment is to connect people nationwide to our country's shared heritage and values, as well as to one another, by forging the American spirit onto our nation's coins and medals. Come join us as a talented professional to help Connect America Through Coins.

Key Information:

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KEY REQUIREMENTS


    DUTIES:

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    The following are the duties of this position at the TR-08 If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
    • Be responsible for the enforcement of all Federal, State, local laws as well as Treasury and United States Mint rules and regulations for the protection of persons, property, and facilities.
    • Prevent, detect, and investigate violations of laws, rules, and regulations involving accidents, misconduct, and misdemeanor or felony crimes.
    • Arrest violators, assist in the prosecution of criminals, and serves as a source of assistance to employees and the general public in emergency situations.
    • Be responsible for protecting dies, monetary, and bullion assets in the custody or control of the United States Mint during production, processing, storage, transportation, or other use; protect all facility space and property against theft, assault, sabotage; and protect United States Mint employees and visitors from threats or hazards of physical harm or injury, violence in the workplace, criminal acts such as assault or robbery, and acts of terrorism.
    • Inspect credentials and identification of employees and visitors: along with their purpose or authority to enter at all ingress/exit checkpoints.
    • Assist in the physical search of all exiting individuals, and detain, question, and/or arrest any person attempting to remove assets from the United States Mint property
    • Inspect all persons, packages, briefcases, luggage, etc. upon entry, being especially alert for explosive devices or weapons.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

    Physical Requirement: You must be able to wear clothing and gear weighing no more than a total of 30 pounds.

    Physical Demands: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking, driving, bending, stooping, reaching, crawling, and similar activities. Officer engages in such physical exertions when responding to alarms, pursuing suspects, climbing stairs in office buildings or walking foot patrols in and around large buildings. Incumbent must be physically capable to maintain a state of readiness to perform work that requires running such as would be required in pursuit of fleeing suspects, strength to effectively apprehend and detain uncooperative suspects, lifting and carrying of heavy objects of 50 pounds or less, such as weapons or other specialized equipment. Occasionally some lifting of heavier objects may be necessary.


    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

    For the TR-06 level: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic 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 providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills.
    -- You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 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. 
    -- NOTE 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. OR
    -- You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Your application includes your:
    1. Resume,
    2. Responses to the online questions, and
    3. Required supporting documents.

    We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:

    1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.

    2. Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: knowledge of law enforcement principles, procedures and practices to include arrest authority; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to perform a range of police operations in preventing or resolving offenses, or in conducting preliminary investigations of incidents ranging from simple rule violations to more complex crimes. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. We may lower your rating if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three categories, Superior, Good, and Acceptable, depending on your experience and education related to this position. Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

    3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

    We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.


    To preview questions please click here.


    BENEFITS:

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    We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. Our benefits package includes:
  • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards;
  • Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year;
  • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire;
  • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
  • Learn more about Federal benefits programs at:http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

    OTHER INFORMATION:

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • We will not pay relocation expenses. 
    • Shift Work: This facility operates on a 24 hour per day, three-shift basis. Assignment to a specific shift cannot be guaranteed. The successful applicant must be available to work on all three shifts on a rotational basis. 
    • This is a bargaining-unit designated position.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    If selected for this position, you will be required to:

    • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
    • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 (http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf). Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
    • Successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Travel locally and/or overnight approximately 1-5 days per month.
    • Possess a valid state motor vehicle operator's license and maintain a valid license while occupying the position.
    • Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is also mandatory. You will be ineligible to occupy this position if at any time you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless you received a pardon or your conviction was expunged or set aside.
    • Complete or have previously completed the mixed-basic training course(s) at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA
    • Wear clothing and/or equipment required by the position.  Such as equipment belt, bulletproof vest, etc.
    • Obtain and maintain secret clearance.


    HOW TO APPLY:

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    The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date. Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process (http://www.usmint.gov/downloads/eeo/ReasonableAccommodations.pdf).

    Step 1 - Create or Upload a resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) - We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer in Step 3. You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. For more resume tips click here. - You may create a resume in USAJOBS or upload one of your own choosing. Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.

    Step 2 - Apply Online Click the "Apply Online" link of this announcement and then select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the Department of the Treasury's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

    Step 3 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application If this is your first time on Treasury's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button.

    Step 4 - Review and Confirm Your Submission You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for your required documents (see step 5 for details). Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click "Finished" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.

    Step 5 - Submit Required Documents You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by document upload or fax. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit.

    Document Upload: You may upload supporting documents in one of two ways:

    1. Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application. You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you've already loaded on USAJOBS. or

    2. You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile. Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy. Once you've located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online." Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application. Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation that the document uploaded. In the Application Review section, you may verify acceptance of your documents in CareerConnector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen. Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS.

    Fax: Create a fax cover-sheet in CareerConnector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions. The fax number will be on the cover-sheet.


    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

    ALL APPLICANTS: Must submit a copy of any certifications with their application by the closing date of this announcement to receive proper credit for their credentials.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. An SF-15 may be found at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf. For more information on veterans' preference, click here.

    CTAP/ICTAP DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility. For a detailed list of documents, click here.

    Recommended Documents: In addition, we recommend that you submit the following:
    •  A completed and signed OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, which can be accessed at http://opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Applicant Call Center
    Phone: 304-480-7300
    Fax: 000-000-0000
    TDD: 304-480-8725
    Email: MINTINQUIRIES@BPD.TREAS.GOV
    Agency Information:
    United States Mint
    See "How to Apply" section
    West Point, NY
    10996
    US
    Fax: 000-000-0000

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status". Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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