JOB DESCRIPTION: Police Officers maintain law and order; enforce Federal laws, rules, and regulations; and, investigate accidents, criminal activity, and misconduct involving misdemeanors and felonies. They protect NGA personnel and assets by providing emergency response and protective measures. They also conduct patrols, prevent and detect violations, prepare accident and incident reports, conduct searches, and conduct interviews and briefings.
DEVELOPMENTAL ASSIGNMENT: This position is within the Office of Protective Services, developmental Program (DP). Selectee(s) for this position will be hired at a starting base salary of $39,921, not including locality pay. Employees in the DP program are generally noncompetitively promoted to Band 2 upon successful completion of FLETC/UPTP and all performance and proficiency requirements.Learn more about this agency
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Office of Protective Services - East in Springfield, VA., seeks dynamic, high-interpersonal, self-motivated, independent, and team-oriented individual(s) to serve as Police Officers providing law enforcement, emergency management and security services for NGA facilities, personnel and assets. The selectee(s) will handle a variety of force protection, anti-terrorism operations and respond to emergency situations. The selectee(s) will be responsible for responding to initial security incidents, accidents, preparing detailed reports, conducting physical security operations, conducting field interviews, collecting evidence as required and utilizing a variety of less-lethal weapons and firearms during the execution of their duties. The Office of Protective Services is a 24x7 operation. NGA Police Officers are required to work nights, weekends, holidays, overtime, and are on-call on a 24-hour basis. Police Officer candidates must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions, and under strenuous and potentially dangerous conditions. NGA Police Officers are required to sign a Continued Service Agreement requiring completion of 3 years' service. Officers that leave the NGA, DoD, or the IC prior to completing the 3-year period of service may be required to reimburse the Federal Government for tuition and travel costs associated with required police officer training.
1) Per the Lautenberg Amendment, applicants who have been convicted of domestic violence, or are under a restraining (protection) order for domestic violence are not eligible for employment as an NGA Police Officer.
2) Police Officers may be required to take their assigned firearms home.
3) In applying for a Police Officer position with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the applicant consents to and authorizes the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to perform a preliminary criminal and driving record background check via the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), National Law Enforcement Telecommunication System (NLETS), and Law Enforcement Defense Data Exchange (D-DEX) to determine employee eligibility.
4) Successful completion of an NGA accepted police academy is required in order to maintain employment, as mandated by DOD Instruction 5525.15.
5) Applicants are required to take and pass an initial Physical Ability Test (PAT) and medical physical examination conducted by the NGA Medical Unit. Also, applicants must take and pass the written entrance exam, polygraph examination, drug test, and receive a favorable security clearance adjudication before hire. Agency Police Officers are required to take an NGA-administered medical exam and fitness test annually, and maintain a "pass" status while participating in random polygraph examinations and drug tests.
6) Applicants are required upon hire to have a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license throughout their employment with NGA.
This position is also being advertised as a Pay Band 2 Police Officer. In order to be selected as a Pay Band 2 Police Officer the candidate must meet the following mandatory criteria above the Pay Band 1 Qualifications:
1) Successful completion of the Police Officer Selection Test (POST).
2) Have previously completed a state certified police academy that meets or exceeds the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Uniform Police Training Program (UPTP) and a minimum of 480 hours of continuous training, and meets the requirements of DoD Instruction 5525.15. Combining hours from different training academies and/or training courses DOES NOT meet this requirement.
3) Applicant must have three (3) or more years of experience as a certified state/local police officer.
4) The applicant must have no more than five (5) years of separated service between a previous law enforcement agency and EOD at NGA.
5) Applicant must provide a letter, SF-50, or other validated documentation certifying they are eligible for re-hire or recertification from their former agency or POST/state certifying agency.
6) Individuals must provide a letter stating they separated/retired in good standing with no adverse disciplinary action or pending adverse disciplinary action.
7) Applicants must provide a certified copy of curriculum from their completed police academy for review.
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