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Job Title:Security Guard

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Reserve Command

Hiring Organization:AR G-4, ADMIN, RESOURCE & TRANS DIV

Job Announcement Number:NCDE141590861167712D

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,363.00 to $49,867.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Sunday, July 20, 2014 to Tuesday, July 29, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0085-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term NTE 13 Months

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Belvoir, VA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

COMPETITION FOR SECURITY GUARD POSITIONS ARE RESTRICTED BY LAW TO PERSONS ENTITLED TO VETERANS' PREFERENCE AS LONG AS SUCH APPLICANTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR APPOINTMENT.

About the Position:
Serves as Security to enforce established rules, regulations, and legal authorities for personnel access procedures and detect trespassing violations in order to protect and prevent unauthorized access to highly sensitive resrticted areas at Fort Belvoir.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is 10%.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • See Other Requirements for additional Conditions of Employment

DUTIES:

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• Exercise and apply a body of established rules, regulations, and legal authorities to enforce specialized personnel access procedures and detect trespassing violations in order to protect and prevent unauthorized access to highly sensitive restricted areas requiring a diverse range of protective responsibilities over Federal property, employees, and visitors.
• Work within prescribed limitations on the use of detention authority and the use of force (including weapons) according to circumstances encountered during the performance of duties.
• Prevent, respond to and/or resist attempted violations, apprehend and detain offenders, and relinquish control to police or other law enforcement officers assigned to the case.
• The property safeguarded is highly classified national defense information and/or processes.
• May perform police work which includes assuring compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances, and agency rules and regulations.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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. 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 driver’s license.
•Investigation of Fitness
•Medical Requirements

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.


BENEFITS:

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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.



OTHER INFORMATION:

•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.
•You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
•Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
•This is a Career Program Position (CP19)
•Salary includes applicable locality pay.

•The position is a term position.  It is temporary and may be extended up to a maximum of four(4) years.



HOW TO APPLY:

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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
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 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.




REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment.  A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

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

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 1167712. 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.


AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
DA NCR Fort McCoy
Fort McCoy
Civilian Personnel Advisory Center ATTN
2187 South J Street
Fort McCoy, WI
54656-5161

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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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Job Announcement Number:

NCDE141590861167712D

Control Number:

375753900