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Job Title:Supervisory Police Officer / Police Officer

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air Force Materiel Command

Job Announcement Number:AFMC-648331R4-580761-9V-MS

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$31,315.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 14, 2014 to Friday, February 28, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0083-05/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location:
Tinker AFB, OK View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Tinker Air Force Base plays a key role in managing and maintaining the sophisticated weapon systems that keep America's air defenses strong. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find rewarding career opportunities at Tinker AFB where a highly skilled workforce of more than 24,000 civilians and military personnel work together to complete the Air Force mission.

 

NOTE:  NEW APPOINTMENTS SHALL BE MADE AT THE MINIMUM RATE OF THE APPROPRIATE GRADE UNLESS REGULATORY GUIDANCE PERMITS OTHERWISE. 

THIS IS A RE-ANNOUNCEMENT.  THOSE WHO ORIGINALLY APPLIED UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER AFMC-648331-580761-9V-MS AND RECIEVED A FINAL RATING OF "ELIGIBLE" NEED NOT RE-APPLY. HOWEVER, IF YOUR APPLICATION IS NO LONGER ACTIVE FOR THIS REGISTER OR YOU WERE RATED "INELIGIBLE" AND YOU STILL WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR VACANCIES, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY AGAIN. 

YOUR STATUS FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CAN BE FOUND IN YOUR USAJOBS APPLICATION MANAGER ACCOUNT.

NOTE: IF YOU RE-APPLY TO "UPDATE" YOUR APPLICATION, YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE RE-RATED AND YOUR APPLICATION DATE WILL CHANGE.

Application packages that are submitted by the first cut-off date of 12 February 2014 may be rated and receive first consideration for employment.  If your completed application is received after this date, you will receive consideration on an "as needed basis".

Positions may be filled at any of the following grade levels depending on the level of positions being filled, qualifications of candidates, and desired grade level(s):

GS-0083-05 (Target 07) (Pay range is $31,628 - $41,122 annually)

GS-0083-07 (Pay range is $39,179 - $50,932 annually)

GS-0083-09 (Pay range is $47,923 - $62,297 annually) 

 

This register is being established and may be used to fill:
(A)  Full time permanent positions; OR

(B)  Full time term positions exceeding 1 year but will not exceed 4 years from the date of the initial term appointment; OR

(C)  Full time temporary positions not to exceed 1 year.

 

PCS (permanent Change of Station), Travel, and any other Transportation expenses incurred incident to assignment to this duty location are not authorized.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required to travel in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations (JTR)

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM U.S. CITIZENS (REGARDLESS OF RESIDENCE).

DUTIES:

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GS-05T07:

The purpose of this position, in a developmental capacity, is to assist in enforcing and maintaining law and order. Protect life within the jurisdiction of a military installation; perform law enforcement work in the preservation of the peace; prevent, detect and investigate crimes; arrest and apprehension of violators; provide assistance to citizens in emergency situations and protect civil rights. Attend formal, on-the-job and in-service training. Perform and enforce basic police officer duties; carry a firearm, pursue and apprehend person(s) fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest. Respond to calls for assistance, i.e., traffic accidents, suspicious persons, catastrophic events, crime scenes and natural disasters. Perform patrol and security assignments by foot and vehicle, enforce traffic rules and regulations related to speed, reckless and drunken driving. Perform post duties at access points, visitor control and vehicle inspections.

 

GS-07:

The primary purpose of this position is to enforce and maintain law and order and protect life within the jurisdiction of a military installation; perform law enforcement work in the preservation of the peace; prevent, detect and investigate crimes; arrest and apprehension of violators; provide assistance to citizens in emergency situations and protect civil rights. Attend formal, on-the-job and in-service training. Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisors. Perform and enforce the full range of police officer duties, carry a firearm, pursue and apprehend or direct apprehension of person(s) fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest. Mirandize suspects, preserve evidence and testify in court as it pertains to enforcing laws and regulations. Conduct preliminary and final short-term investigations of a broad range of alleged and actual crimes. Investigate crimes and suspected criminal activities, interview witnesses, secure crime scenes, compile and preserve evidence. Respond to calls for emergency assistance to include murder, traffic accidents, domestic disputes, suicides, burglary, robbery, sex offenses, unruly or truant child, missing persons, suspicious persons, gang fights, or neighborhood disputes, catastrophic events, enemy attacks and natural disasters. Act as the on-scene commander for significant and catastrophic events when required. Perform mobile patrol duties. Enforce weapons systems security standards, traffic rules and regulations, including those related to speed, reckless and drunken driving. Stop traffic violators, notify them of the offense committed, and issue tickets. Serve as an Emergency Response Dispatcher in support of integrated base defense and police services. Participate in training, exercises, and evaluations to increase proficiency and update skills and knowledge. Perform fixed post duties at all access points, visitor control center, and vehicle inspection stations.

 

GS-09:

The purpose of this position is to serve as a first level supervisor and flight chief, provide planning, directing, organizing and exercising control over non-supervisory employees assigned to the Security Forces Flight. Direct and manage a Security Forces Squadron Flight for an installation with military, dependents, DoD civilian and contractor populations. Perform and enforce full range of police officer duties within a military installation. Pursue and apprehend or direct apprehension of person(s) fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest and carry a firearm. Mirandize suspects, preserve evidence, and testify in court as it pertains to enforcing laws and regulations. Direct and ensure thorough investigations of accidents, suspicious activities, crimes and arrests and promote community relations. Direct and supervise the dispatch operation activities involving security force patrols to scenes of crimes, accidents, and natural disasters. Act as on-scene incident commander for significant and catastrophic events as required. Direct or personally perform preliminary and final short-term investigations of a broad range of alleged and actual crimes occurring within the local installation jurisdiction. Conduct training classes for security forces personnel. Participate in training, exercises, and evaluations to increase proficiency and update skills and knowledge. Develop and monitor security forces training plans, obtain and develop training aids and materials. Attend, arrange and conduct meetings, briefings, and workshops. Perform other duties related to security forces training. Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and capabilities of employees; develop performance standards, rate employees, interview candidates for subordinate positions, recommend hiring, promotions or reassignments. Take disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, identify developmental and training needs of employees and provide and/or arrange for needed development and training.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

The DETAILED description of your work experience in your personal resume, or other acceptable written format, must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform the duties at the grades of the positions being filled:

GRADE: GS-05 (TARGET 07)

Candidate must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to Federal service at the GS-04 (or equivalent grade level, pay schedule, pay band, etc.) or higher level. Specialized experience is defined as performing and enforcing basic police officer duties and assisting higher graded police officers in anti-terrorism/force protection, preserving the peace, detecting and investigating minor crimes, apprehending/detaining violators, and assisting citizens in emergency situations.

1.  Knowledge of Police Officer practices, methods and procedures for enforcing access and preventing unauthorized access to areas where stringent security requirements are in force.

2. Knowledge of the rights of detained individuals and governing rules regarding the appropriate use of force to be used in the apprehension of persons.

3.  Knowledge of procedures necessary for the preparation and response to catastrophic events.

OR

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in Police Science or a comparable degree  program directly related to the work of Police Officer. (NOTE: Copies of all college transcripts must be submitted with your application.)

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.

GRADE: GS-07  

Candidate must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to Federal service at the GS-06 (or equivalent pay schedule, pay band, etc.) or higher level.  Specialized experience is defined as performing and enforcing the full range of police officer duties, such as anti-terrorism/force protection, preserving the peace, detecting and investigating minor crimes, apprehending and detaining violators, mirandizing suspects, assisting citizens in emergency situations including traffic accidents, domestic disputes, suicides, robbery, etc. Conducting preliminary and final short-term investigations of a broad range of alleged and actual crimes. Investigating crimes and suspected criminal activities, interviewing witnesses, securing crime scenes, compiling and preserving evidence.

1. Knowledge of Police Officer practices, methods and procedures for enforcing access and preventing unauthorized access to areas where stringent security requirements are in force.

2. Knowledge of the rights of detained individuals and governing rules regarding the appropriate use of force to be used in the apprehension of persons. 

3. Knowledge of procedures necessary for the preparation and response to catastrophic events.

 

GRADE: GS-09

Candidate must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to Federal service at the GS-07 (or equivalent pay schedule, pay band, etc.) or higher level.  Specialized experience is defined as performing and enforcing the full range of police officer duties, such as coordinating, planning, directing, overseeing and supervising personnel. Applying law enforcement and security guidelines, policies and regulations. Providing anti-terrorism/force protection, preserving the peace, detecting and investigating crimes, apprehending and detaining violators, mirandizing suspects, assisting citizens in emergency situations. Directing investigations of accidents, suspicious activities, crimes and arrests, domestic disputes, suicides, robbery, etc. Conducting training classes, meetings and briefings.

1. Working knowledge of the practices, processes, and procedures to independently perform the full range of police officer activities to include base entry control, integrated base defense and dispatch, the pursuit and apprehension of persons fleeing a crime, those resisting arrest, etc.

2. Ability to supervise, plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a law enforcement organization. 

3. Ability to direct and manage subordinate security staff and security force patrols in dispatch operation activities, responding to  scenes of crimes, accidents, catastrophic events, enemy attacks, and natural disasters.

4. Ability to use/operate automated security systems (i.e., Incident Management System, Security Force Management Information System, etc.)

5. Knowledge of applicable rules and regulations as related to security practices, procedures, and processes.

NOTE: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if the applicant can show that the foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. Please cut and paste the following website link into your browser to access a Fact Sheet that provides additional information. http://www.tinker-af.org/jobs/docs/Foreign%20Education%20Eval%20Sheet.doc

 

"OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS" ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL GRADES:

Air Force Security Forces Job Compatibility Assessment (AF SF JCA):  The Air Force General Council (AFGC), Security Forces (SF) has mandated that an assessment procedure be required in the hiring of weapon-bearing civilian positions.  The incumbent will be required to complete a “Job Compatibility Assessment” (JCA).  This is a survey, not a test, and is not scored as pass or fail – only as a job compatibility standing using comparisons to other applicants for the same position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

1.    This position may be considered Permanent, Term Employment (NTE 4 years), or Temporary Employment (NTE 1 year); dependent on the vacancy being filled.

2.    Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain secret security clearance as a condition of employment.

3.    This position has been identified as a designated position under the Air Force Drug Testing Plan.  An incumbent of this position is subject to the possibility of a random drug test.

4.    Incumbent is required to receive and maintain a favorable ANACI (Access National Agency Check with Inquiries) background investigation for security clearance. 

5.    This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.

6.    May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty to include nights, weekends, holidays, rotating shifts; 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year and subject to recall.

7.    Must pass an initial pre-employment medical examination, periodic medical examinations, required initial and annual Air Force physical fitness/physical agility tests, meet established hearing standards and discern colors, contrast, and depth.  The incumbent must immediately report to his supervisor any significant medical threshold shifts in health status and/or medication requirements.

8.    Must undergo initial and periodic psychological evaluations.

9.    Incumbent must have an appropriate/valid driver’s license to operate all Security Forces Vehicles throughout the base and on public roads.

10.  Incumbent must be able to operate all Security Forces installed equipment.

11. Incumbent must be qualified and certified in the use of required weapons.

12. Must wear a uniform and meet applicable Air Force dress and appearance standards.

13. Must be certified in the utilization of both stationary and mobile equipment.

14. Subject to annual duty position evaluation on a pass/fail standard.


15. Must pass initial formal law enforcement training school as determined by functional, certificate from a federally recognized Law Enforcement Academy is preferred.

16. Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

17. Incumbent must successfully complete a 9MM pistol and M-4 Rifle pre-qualification and annual requalification as a condition of employment.

18. This position may be designated as mission essential based on local conditions.  Mission essential personnel report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release.

19. This position may be designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507.  Duties of this position may be locally determined to be essential to accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations.  Incumbent of key position must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.

20. Incumbent is required to obtain first responder training/certifications required in CPR techniques, self aid buddy care, and first aid on the job and maintain annually.

21. This position may fall under the Standard Premium Pay Provisions under Title 5 USC.

22. Recurring training is required to keep the incumbent knowledgeable on the updated specialized tactics, techniques and procedures necessary for preparation and response to catastrophic events, terrorist attacks and related threats to installations.

23. Ability to employ ‘infantry/SWAT’ small unit tactics involving fire and maneuver, with rapid advancing movement between defensive positions, while wearing protective gear for extended periods of time, e.g. Employing “Active Shooter” response tactics and techniques as a member of a small team is required.

24. This position does not meet the definition of law enforcement officer (LEO) and is excluded from coverage as LEO for purposes of the Federal Employment Retirement System-Base Annuity IAW 5 CFR. Part 842. Subpart H.

25. High School Diploma or GED is required; 2 year degree from an accredited college/university is desired.

26. May perform additional duties as assigned in accordance with the needs and best interests of the Department of the Air Force.

27. Failure to meet conditions of employment may result in disciplinary action or termination. 

28. Overtime may be required.

29. Weather essential personnel.

30. Must be able to communicate orally and in writing to effectively articulate facts and information to the public, superiors and junior personnel in various situations, to include providing testimony in court.

31. May be required to attend the Veteran's Affairs Law Enforcement Academy (VELATC) for 5 weeks.

32. May be required to wear special protective clothing such as coats, boots, vests, gas masks and/or helmets.

33. May be required to be in compliance with applicable fitness and weight standards.

34. May be exposed to high levels of noise such as aircraft engines.

35. Incumbent will be exposed to the day-to-day dangers associated with law enforcement and security duties.

36. May be required to undergo initial and periodic job compatibility assessments.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

BASIS OF RATING

You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience on your resume meets the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veteran's preference; however, preference is still applied.

 

Category 1, Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the position of Supervisory Police Officer / Police Officer. Candidates in this category are considered experts in performing the duties of Supervisory Police Officer / Police Officer

 

Category 2, Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum specialized experience requirements for the position of Supervisory Police Officer / Police Officer A combination of experience and education is applicable to GS-05T07 only.  

 

Category 3, Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum specialized experience or education/training requirements for the position of Supervisory Police Officer / Police Officer.  Education is applicable to GS-05T07 only.  

 

You will be rated on the detailed description and quality of your experience described in the application (resume with acceptable format) in combination with your responses to the occupational questions in this document. Note: If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your description of experience and/or education, you will be assigned to the appropriate category as reflected by your knowledge, skills and abilities.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Applicants must be US Citizens and proof (such as Birth Certificate, passport, naturalization papers, etc.) will be required during in-processing.

 

Priority Placement/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicants who have special priority placement rights must be well qualified for the position. ICTAP candidate are considered well-qualified if they attain a rating of at least 80.0, not including points for veterans' preference. In addition, ICTAP applicants must submit required documents to determine eligibility in accordance with 5 CFR 330.704. Some of these documents include a copy of the agency notice, most recent performance appraisal, and most recent SF50.

 

Individuals who are receiving an Office of Personnel (OPM) annuity can be hired if the position meets certain criteria described in the following instruction: http://www.afciviliancareers.com/sites/default/files/DoD-instruction-1400-25-V300.pdf

 

Position Demands:

Physical Demands:

The work requires extended periods of physical exertion derived from such activities as running, walking, standing, repeated bending on dry, slippery, even or uneven surfaces or while operating a motor vehicle, and occasionally lifting, pushing and/or carrying items weighing 50 pounds or more.  Position requires stamina, physical agility and dexterity and the strength to pursue, apprehend or physically detain.  The incumbent may be required to push or drag heavy weights of 150 pounds or more. The incumbent is required to exemplify the physical characteristic of agility in the performance of duties experiencing an unusual fatigue factor.  The employee will be required to continually stoop, bend, crouch, crawl and lift objects in the commercial vehicle search pit and base entry control points around moving vehicles while being exposed to vehicle exhaust fumes, dust, and excessive intermittent noise. The work may require common physical characteristics and abilities in agility and dexterity and the strength to pursue, apprehend, and detain uncooperative suspects.  Incumbent must have depth perception, the use of both hands, arms, legs, eyes and fingers are required, and climbing with arms and legs may be required in the course of duties. 

Working Environment:

The work is performed in an environment which involves exposure to regular and recurring discomforts such as extreme variations in weather conditions while directing traffic, conducting base entry control duties, and performing walking or bicycle patrols. The incumbent may be located inside or under shelter, be exposed to high levels of noise in certain industrial settings, exposed to inclement weather conditions, i.e., outside in excessive heat, cold, humidity, dampness/chillness, severe destructive weather or higher Force Protections conditions.   The work involves moderate and high risks and possible endangerment of life or serious injury that requires the exercise of safety precautions and the use of personal protective equipment such as protective vests, coats, gloves, boots, goggles, masks, shields, chemical protective equipment, etc.   Incumbent may also be subject to uncomfortable conditions where basic facilities may not be provided or functional.   Incumbent may work alone or closely with others dependent upon assignment.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the following steps: 

1. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

2. Your resume, containing each past Employer name, dates (Month/Day/Year) and hours worked per week, and a detailed description of job duties.3. Additional Required Documents (such as college transcripts, proper documentation of veteran's status, etc) - A complete listing can be found under Required Documents.

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on Friday, February 28, 2014.

To Apply On-line:

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf  using the following Vacancy ID 648331. Fax your documents to the Office of Personnel at 1-478-757-3144 for processing.

 

NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

 

If you cannot apply online:

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

2. Print this OPM Form 1203-FX to provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and

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



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

RESUME. Containing employment and/or education history, including past Employer names, date/s of employment, hours worked and DETAILED work experience.  

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE DOCUMENTS IF CLAIMING VETERAN’S PREFERENCE.  Provide copies of all DD214s showing the type of discharge (character of service).  In addition, if applying for 10-Point Veteran’s Preference, a Veterans Administration Letter showing combined or overall percentage of disability and SF15 are required.

NOTE: If claiming 10 point preference, you must provide required documentation described on the back of the SF-15 which proves that you are entitled to such preference.  The SF-15 can be found here:   http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf .  For more information regarding veterans' preference please go to: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/

Legible copies of official college transcript(s), and evaluation of foreign education (if applicable) if using education to qualify.

 

Any other documents such as SF50s (or equivalent), A&P License, Certifications, spouse orders/dependent ID (military spouse), or any other related documents required in this announcement.

 

NOTE: Should you have any questions about the application process, rather than inquire by e-mail you are encouraged to call and speak with a Human Resource Representative at the Delegated Examining Office at (405) 739-3272. Hours are 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Tinker AFB DEO
Phone: (405)739-3272
Email: AFPC.DEO@TINKER.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE
AFPC/DPIDOE TAFB Operating Location
4028 HILLTOP ROAD
TINKER AFB, OK
73145-2713
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. A review will be made of your online questionnaire ALONG WITH the documentation you submitted to support your responses. You will receive written notice that designates whether or not you are found to be eligible.


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Job Announcement Number:

AFMC-648331R4-580761-9V-MS

Control Number:

361590600