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    These positions are with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Office of Law Enforcement (OLE). For more information about OLE, please Click Here

    These positions may receive administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO) pay as a percentage of the employee's annual rate for work which requires substantial amounts of irregular or overtime hours in excess of the normal 8 hour workday and cannot be controlled administratively.

    These positions will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay plan, and pay band. The ZA-2 is equivalent to the GS-7/10 on the Federal General Schedule salary table.

    **These positions are not covered under the Law Enforcement Retirement system and have specific CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT. Please review these conditions under theRequirements section of this announcement. **

    Salary is based on Rest of U.S. CAPS pay schedule. Rates of pay vary depending on location. Please visit: http://hr.commerce.gov/Practitioners/CompensationAndLeave/DEV01_006348 for specific salary information related to a specific location.

    Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for Alaska is 5.57%, for Hawaii it is 12.25% and for Guam the COLA is 14.16% and is not federally taxed. The COLA is not reflected in the locality salary shown in this vacancy announcement. COLAs are exempt from Federal income taxes; post differentials are not.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS OLE-2016-0001, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

    * A one year probationary period may be required.

    * Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

    * This position is not in the bargaining unit.

    * Shift work is required. Must be able to work weekends, Holidays, and rotating shifts.


    *This vacancy may be used to fill other Enforcement Officer, ZA-1801-2 FPL 3 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band requires the same qualifications as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

    IMPORTANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: The first referral of candidates from this announcement will be made from applications received by 11:59 PM EST, Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Subsequent cut off dates may be established.

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    As an Enforcement Officer, you will perform the following duties:

    • Perform uniformed patrol and investigation duties in port or from patrol vessels at sea, including patrolling and inspecting U.S. and foreign fishing vessels and businesses for compliance with Federal marine resource laws and regulations.
    • Conduct living marine resources and wildlife enforcement investigations.
    • Conduct and assist other law enforcement agencies on performing aerial, at-sea and on land patrols, conducting interviews, gathering evidence, conducting search and seizures, apprehending violators, and making arrests.
    • Complete operational reports for law enforcement operations, including maintaining investigative documents; preparing investigative reports; and entering and verifying, data in a database.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel may be required 25% or more of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All qualified United States Citizens or Nationals.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/437213700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.