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    This position is located at Gateway Arch National Park. Please visit find a park for additional park information.


    Because of the sensitive nature of these positions, those selected must undergo an extensive background investigation process before starting work. Estimated earliest time for completion of the investigation ranges from 3-6 months.

    These positions are set aside for veterans. All preference eligible veterans determined to be qualified for the positions will be considered before any non-veteran. After all veterans have been considered, non-veterans may then be considered.

    This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment.

    This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number: MW-1544-JEFF-18-10158724-ST for merit promotion eligibles.

    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.

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    Required to work closely with supervisory staff and the law enforcement Park Rangers assigned to the Gateway Arch in the accepted procedures for performing closure security checks, emergency response, and security incidents, any illness/accidents, or reporting violations of park rules and safety requirements. Responsible for the supervisory functions of subordinate security guards to include: hiring, training, directing, supervising, disciplining, and evaluating. Responsible for scheduling the Security Guards assigned to the Arch ensuring sufficient coverage of security checkpoints. Responsible for the revisions to guard operations at the Arch, as well as providing updates to the park Physical Security Plan for guard operations. Responsible for conducting daily sensitivity checks as well as maintenance on magnetometers and x-ray equipment. Identifies malfunctions and damage for security equipment and immediately reports any problems to the manufacturer. Maintains records, logs, or checklist and periodically writes supplemental case incident reports. Works at a fixed post area and seeks compliance of pertinent administrative rules and regulations governing facility access and physical security. Provide security services to the Gateway Arch Complex by monitoring and screening visitors with the use of walk-through magnetometers or hand-held scanners and scanning their personal belongings with radiographic (x-ray) equipment. Detects and identifies possibly harmful or illegal items. Process lost or abandoned property at the security checkpoints in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures. Ensures facilities are secured at the close of business. May request medical assistance or perform Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to assist victims of illness or accidents. Provides the park rules and polices relating to the protection and use of park resources and other information to visitors, often on a one-on-one basis, to add enjoyment to their visit and ensure the protection of park resources.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


  • Job family (Series)

    0085 Security Guard

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