In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Typical examples of such work include (but are not limited to): 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.
These examples are typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service, GS-05.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
- Experience in Investigations
- Experience with Policing
- Ability to use Equipment
- Skill in Oral and Written Communication
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of
Pay is Required.
Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
May require overtime work.
May require shift work and/or work on rotating shifts to provide
coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays and in other situations.
Position requires employee to wear a uniform and/or protective clothing.
Schedule tour of duty will require evenings, weekends and holiday work
This position is a TERM position. It may be extended up
to a maximum of four years.
This position requires passing a periodic medical examination and
physical fitness agility test.
This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence
Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
This position requires meeting requirements for the Individual
Reliability Program (IRP), such as maintaining high standards of conduct on and
This position requires the use and carry of firearms, along with passing
a periodic proficiency examination in the use of firearms.
Must comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
Firearms testing required on a semi-annual basis.
Must possess and maintain a valid stateside driver's license.
Position is designated as key/emergency. Before appointment to this
position, as a condition of employment, the person selected must sign a
statement of understanding and an agreement to continue to perform the duties
of this position in the event of a crisis until relieved by proper authority.
This may include relocation to a designated alternate site for such time as
required and necessary as determined by proper authorities. Members of the
Ready Reserve must be exempted from recall either by transfer to the Standby
Military Reserve/Retired Reserve or discharge, as appropriate.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned
to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified.
Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles
within each quality category.
You will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility, qualification, and quality ranking for this position. If your responses to the eligibility and qualification questions result in a determination that you are not eligible or not qualified, you will receive no further consideration. If your responses result in a tentative determination that you are eligible and qualified, your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.