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Job Title:POLICE OFFICER (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-166-T

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$35,543.00 to $46,203.00 / Per Year


Thursday, May 09, 2013 to Monday, June 10, 2013




Full Time - Indefinite


1 vacancy in the following location:
Springfield, OH United StatesView Map


Open to Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard


The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:

178th Fighter Wing

801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH 45501

Appointment is INDEFINITE (for a period NTE 4 years) OR may become Permanent.  It can also be terminated at any time, with a 30 day notice




This position is located in an Air National Guard Wing, Mission Support Group, Security Forces Squadron. The primary purpose of this position is to protect Federal property from hazards such as sabotage, espionage, trespass, theft, fire, and accident or willful damage and destruction. To maintain law and order, preserve the peace, and protect life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of the military installation.


Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • This job is open to all members of the Ohio ANG.
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Rank/Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible AFSC: 3P051


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(1)  Performs and enforces the full range of security forces duties within the military installation.  Apprehends and detains violators of laws, rules, and regulations and turns them over to the Federal or civil police or other law enforcement officers for arrest and/or posting of collateral.  Serves at fixed posts or patrols the installation on foot or in vehicles; responds to alarms, irregularities, and unusual or suspicious circumstances.  Responds to calls for emergency assistance to include active shooter, suspicious persons, catastrophic events, scenes of crimes/natural disasters and enemy attacks, and makes apprehensions. Incumbent is required to perform specialized techniques, methods, and procedures to execute search and apprehension; counter terrorist operations; or counter violence posing a threat to public safety.  As directed, acts as the on-scene commander for significant and catastrophic events.  Performs traffic duty to include directing traffic and escorting dignitaries. Incumbent enforces pertinent administrative rules and regulations governing traffic control, parking, building, or other facility access, and breaches in physical security controls (locks, fences, gates, or other barriers). When enforcing rules and regulations established to accomplish the protective missions, security forces personnel control the movement of persons and protect lives and personal property in and around the identified Federal property.  The incumbent carries out related duties such as, escorting persons and valuables; driving emergency vehicles; detecting and reporting potential fire and accident hazards; making preliminary checks of violations; and, preparing reports of incidents or security conditions. 

(2)  Serves as a Security Forces Dispatcher for the installation.  Dispatches personnel and equipment to meet emergency situations.  Monitors the locations of all posts, alarm systems, closed circuit television systems and telephone/radio networks.  As required, coordinates with civilian police, fire, rescue and emergency units for assistance.  Uses computerized information systems to direct patrols, record daily blotter information, and retrieve information through the FBI’s National Crime Information Center System. Uses knowledge of the Security Forces Management Information Systems (SFMIS) to retrieve information and complete reports on the systems.  Receives, records, and secures confiscated items and evidence.  Assures witness statements are properly secured.  Keeps reports and complaint records.  Prepares shift activity reports.  Interviews witnesses and suspects to obtain and verify information.  Advises suspects of their rights.  Receives and records radio, telephone, and personal messages and instructions involving emergencies, complaints, violations, accidents, and requests for information and assistance.  Transmits messages and instructions to officers on patrol and dispatch officers to investigate complaints and assist in emergencies.  Interprets directives and instructions and answers general inquiries.   Maintains records and prepares reports covering activities and events occurring over the course of a shift.

(3)  Performs the full range of Base Entry Controller and commercial vehicle inspection duties.   Ensures individuals requesting access to the installation have the proper identification credentials before entering.  Conducts random vehicle searches at the privately owned vehicle (POV) gates and conducts thorough searches of all vehicles at commercial gate.  Performs random antiterrorism measures in accordance with applicable instructions.  Performs over-watch duties as required by force protection conditions. Responsible for Issuing base entry passes (individual and vehicle), and conducts background checks on contractors.  Operates vehicle arresting barriers as necessary.  



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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 3P051 
  • Must have a valid State driver's license for the State in which he or she lives or is principally employed.


If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.


It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.


It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.




General Experience:

Experience includes experience in administrative, clerical, technical, or military work that involved protecting property, equipment, data, or materials; or that involved making judgments based on the application of directions, rules, regulations, or laws.

Specialized Experience:(GS-0083-06) - Must have at least 9 months experience

1. Experience, education, or training in law enforcement administration. 


2. Experience in basic law enforcement procedures and processes. 


3. Experience reviewing law enforcement reports and maintaining records, files, forms. 


4. Experience which has provided the applicant with skills in the use of firearms and other protective procedures and methods.



A maximum of 6 months of the required experience may be substituted by 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.



This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (See Required Documents section below)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire


The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Monday, June 10, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers link to submit your application package.

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

NOTE:  To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,  , select the Application Status link and then click on 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, long 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.

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 886265.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and include dates the work was performed)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

NOTE:  Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURGED to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.  Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.  If you choose to use your personal resume; please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.


Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below


Phone: (937)525-2059
Agency Information:
178th ISRW
801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Online Questionnaire

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