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Job Title:Supervisory Police Officer

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SCEA13763798990588

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, November 13, 2013 to Wednesday, November 20, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Benning, GA View Map


Current Department of the Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment and DCIPS employees who have competitive status


Not Applicable




Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.


About the Position:
This position is located at the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE), United States Army Installation Management Command, Directorate of Emergency Services, Fort. Benning, GA 39105. The "Maneuver Center of Excellence" is located 100 miles south of Atlanta and is adjacent to Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama


Who May Apply:

Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job.  You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.  See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 


  • Not Required


  • No


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Secret Security Clearance Required


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Serve as a shift supervisor of police officers and security officers in the Law Enforcement Division conducting law enforcement and security/access control operations. Initiate and coordinates emergency response. Supervise the establishment of Incident Command in accordance with National Incident management System (NIMS). Respond to all serious incident or emergencies to direct and coordinate actions of enforcement personnel in conducting rescue operations, controlling crowds, conducting cordon operations, providing traffic control and to take actions necessary to control the scene of the emergency. Evaluate the seriousness of the incident or incidents; initiate procedures to control and contain emerging events, including the establishment of inner and outer perimeters, command posts, deployment of the Special Reaction Team, and prioritization of other events as they occur. Submit recommendations for duty schedules, personnel actions, prepare official evaluations of subordinate employee's performance, control annual leave schedules, and monitor sick leave requests. Monitor training and proficiency of individuals. Conduct on-the-job training where needed and recommend higher skill level training to increase proficiency of the force. Train new employees in the department in accordance with ST-0083. Exercise delegated authority to apprehend military and civilian personnel; including juveniles, committing offenses on the Installation. Responsible for the activities and functions of the shift during the tour of duty and directs the operations of the station, patrols and posts.


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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.


Experience required: 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.  Specialized experience is defined as: Experience and knowledge of law enforcement work in the preservation of the peace; the prevention, detection, and investigation of crimes; the arrest or apprehension of violators; and the provision of assistance to citizens in emergency situations, including the protection of civil rights.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-07.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:


  • Ability to Analyze the Federal and State Judicial Systems, Law Enforcement Rules and Regulations
  • Ability to manage, supervise, train and review the work of subordinates
  • Skill in work planning and organizational Operations
  • Ability to perform work assignment and review
  • Ability to Arrest and Detain


Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-07 grade (or equivalent).



  • This is a Drug Testing position and is subject to periodic and random drug testing.
  • Required to perform and pass semi-annual qualification testing with firearms (pistol, rifle, shotgun, etc), and observe applicable safety precautions, as required
  • Required to obtain and maintain current certifications of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques and first aid.
  • Must be qualified and certified in the use of chemical aerosol irritants, TASER, radar guns, breath alcohol analysis instruments, and other tasks determined by OPMG, USAMPS, State of Georgia, or Directorate of Emergency Services.
  • The Lautenberg Act is applicable for this position. You must be able to pass a Criminal History Background Check. Candidates with conviction of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are not eligible for this position. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment.
  • This position requires meeting requirements for the Individual Reliability and Suitability Program, such as maintain high standards of conduct on and off duty.
  • This position requires you to work rotating shifts and other than normal duty hours, to include, evening, weekends, and holidays and overtime.
  • This position requires you to wear a uniform and may required you to use protective clothing or gear such as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, shields, body armor, and maintain a high state of appearance and hygiene.
  • This position requires that you be able to pass an annual Physical Agility Test (PAT).
  • This position requires you to possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license and obtain and maintain local government driver's license.
  • TDY may be required up to 10% of the time for Academy Attendance or Police related missions (i.e. AWOL Apprehension, etc).
  • Work may require flying on a military aircraft for Academy Attendance or Police related missions.
  • Must be able to act in the capacity of a first responder to critical incidents, including but not limited to: criminal acts, natural disasters, lost or missing persons, mass casualties, and/or acts of terror or mass destruction. This includes active participation in training and exercises designed to determine the readiness of responding forces or the effectiveness of protective measures and programs.
  • This position requires that you execute lawful orders during actual emergencies/critical incidents without prior notice for extended periods of time. Even if performed properly you may be placed in danger of severe personal injury, loss of limb, or even death.
  • Must carry an assigned duty weapon and have the capability of rationally applying the continuum of force; and use deadly force if necessary.
  • This position requires that you successfully complete a Police Officer Field Training Program within one year (12 months).
  • This position requires that you be subject to recalled in emergency situations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • During non-duty hours/days, you may be required to report as a member of an emergency response force during actual or simulated accident/incident.
  • This position is designated as Mission Essential position during Inclement Weather Conditions or other designated/identified emergency conditions. In the event of a crisis situation or inclement weather, the incumbent must continue to perform the duties until relieved by proper authority. Incumbent will report for duty during designated inclement weather conditions.
  • Must be able to successfully graduate from a United States Army Military Police School accredited Civilian Police or Security Guard Course, unless waived, within one year (12 months).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • 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.



Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.


  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.



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To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select 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, log 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.
  • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.


The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply:  Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

Your resume:

  • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."  See: Transcripts and Licenses

Proof of Eligibility to Apply:  Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The “Proof of Eligibility” document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority.  You must meet the requirements of at least of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is 990588. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.


Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Agency Information:
DA SCR Fort Benning
Building 6 Room 135
6650 Meloy Drive Building 6
Fort Benning, GA


If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.  Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.


The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

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