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. Typical examples of such work include (but are not limited to): working with a Federal, State, municipal, local, or private protective organization that involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; or maintaining order and protecting life. Such experience must have provided knowledge of protective systems and techniques. Acceptable experience includes service in the Armed Services or Coast Guard that involved the performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis. Education or training is not a substitute for specialized experience. 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:
Knowledge of Monitoring Personnel Access
Skill in Effective Communication
Skill in Protection of Personnel or Property
Knowledge of Rules, Regulations, and Local Policies
Skill in Patrolling
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.
Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
Position requires employee to wear a uniform and/or protective clothing.
Lautenberg Amendment: This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
Must be able to pass an initial and an annual physical agility test.
Incumbent is required to submit a minimum of once a year to a urinalysis test, on an unannounced basis during duty hours.
In accordance with Army Regulation 190-56, Appendix B and C, incumbent is required to undergo, and pass (prior to employment & annually), a physical and mental examination, at Government expense. Reimbursement of examination is authorized if obtained at other than a military treatment facility.
Incumbent is required to maintain proficiency, and qualify, in handgun use (testing conducted semi-annually). Failure to do so may be grounds for removal from the position and/or Federal service.
Incumbent must successfully complete all required Security Guard training.
Incumbent is required to attend recertification training every 12 months based on availability of schools and/or training.
Must be willing to rotate shifts, e.g., Day / Swing - Mids
Must have a valid drivers license.
Investigation of Fitness
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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.
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.
- Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.