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    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    At the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, our duty is to make sure Veterans receive the finest health care available within our resources. We are devoted to providing primary health care, specialized care, and mental health service to Veterans whom reside within a 50 mile radius of the Medical Center serving veterans in the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.   Cincinnati is ranked 73rd out of the 100 Best Cities in the nation, according to Livability.com. The ranking was created based on economic, health care, housing, civic capital, education, amenities, demographic and infrastructure scores. In the health care category alone, Cincinnati ranked #2 in the nation!    For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/”]

    Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator. 

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    The incumbent serves as a medical center police officer in the Police Service. The incumbent enforces federal and appropriate state criminal codes and VA regulations originating in federal statues in the physical protection of patients, visitors, and employees; the physical protection of property of the U.S. Government and personal property on facility grounds; the protection of the civil rights of all individuals while on federally owned property; and in the preservation of the peaceful environment requisite to the operation of medical treatment programs.

    This position is located in Police Service located at the VA Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Police Officer Lieutenant serves as an armed uniformed supervisory police officer and is under the immediate supervision of the Chief of Police.

    Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

    •Plan work schedules and sequence of operations on weekly, project/Ad Hoc, or longer basis.
    •Revise work schedules to meet changes in workload based on peak loads, manpower available and time requirements.
    •Review work in progress or upon completion, providing guidance on quality of work and any additional investigation or information that needs to be added.
    •Oversee attendance and leave, including approval of ordinary sick and annual leave as well as vacation schedules.
    •Function as a medical center police officer, enforcing federal and appropriate state criminal codes as well as VA regulations while conducting physical protection of property and visitors, employees, and patients.
    •Direct on the job training for employees, broaden employee training, and provide back up skills by cross training.
    •Ensures that staff is in compliance with regulatory requirements as defined by agency and/or other outside agencies.
    •Deals with a very wide range of persons in an effort to maintain law and order; utilizes a high degree of human relations skill.

    Work Schedule: This is a full-time permanent position located in Police Service at the VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. The normal tour of duty for this position may include rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and off days; including irregular hours as needed or tasked.

    Position Description Title/PD#:   SUPERVISORY POLICE OFFICER/PD #05283A

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to permanent status employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (includes VHA, VBA and NCA)

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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