THIS POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED UNDER THE EXCEPTED SERVICE HIRING AUTHORITY FOR INDIAN PREFERENCE CANDIDATES ONLY. ALL APPLICANTS HIRED FROM THIS VACANCY WILL BE APPOINTED ON AN EXCEPTED SERVICE APPOINTMENT UNDER THE SCHEDULE A HIRING AUTHORITY FOR INDIAN PREFERENCE, 5 CFR, PART 213.3116 (b)(8), AND SUBJECT TO A 2 YEAR TRIAL PERIOD. YOU MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR INDIAN PREFERENCE IN ORDER TO APPLY.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to serve as a entry level Police Officer! If selected for this position, you will receive progressively responsible assignments in support of various law enforcement areas assigned. If you would like a career in Federal law enforcement, then this could be the job for you!
The individuals selected for this position will be working for the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, Division of Law Enforcement Services.
Salary Information: Starting salaries - GL-3: $29,919; GL-4: $33,586; GL-5: $38,619; GL-6: $40,723.
This announcement will be open for a period of six months to establish an inventory of available applicants. Your application package will be reviewed for possible referral as vacancies occur. Applications will be used to fill this position up to 90 days from the closing date, Wednesday, December 04, 2013.
Single certification will be used to fill multiple positions in a variety of geographic locations as they occur. This means that you will only be referred to one location and one grade level at a time. Therefore, you should select the locations you wish to be considered for with care; if you are referred to a hiring manager for consideration, you will only be considered for that position during that time, and not referred for another location. You will be referred at the highest grade level for which you are found qualified.
NOTE: The Blanding, UT location is for White Mesa, UT.
Whom May Apply
- Indian Preference Eligibles Only - Applicants MUST submit a completed BIA 4432 form to be considered.
The major duties of the position include, but are not limited to the following:
· Responds to calls concerning felonies, emergencies, traffic accidents, drug charges, altercations and misdemeanors under Federal, State, local and tribal laws; investigates, apprehends, arrests, and detains all persons charged with violations
· Maintains law and order within the area of assignments by patrolling in a patrol vehicle, investigating suspicious situations, and taking action as appropriate.
· Performs such assignments as working radar on busy highways, participating in night surveillance in high crime areas, and participating in traffic and crowd control activities.
· Make arrests in cases of crime or misdemeanors personally witnessed; takes persons arrested to appropriate authorities for booking or formal charging.
· Serves Federal, State, or local or tribal warrants, subpoenas and other court papers; testifies at hearings and trials as an expert witness in Federal, State, local or tribal courts as required;
· Prepares and submits reports of incidents or traffic accidents, daily and weekly activities, and narratives and statistical reports as required.
· Testifies in official capacity at Tribal, State, and Federal hearings.