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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as a Federal police officer working for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) performing law enforcement and security duties pursuant to Title 38 USC Sec. 902.

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    Responsibilities

    • Performs a full range of police duties by following and executing rules, regulations, or procedures covering law and rules enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duties, coordination with local courts and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdictions.
    • Conducts routine foot and/or vehicle patrols; responds to routine and emergency calls; issues traffic citations; questions individuals at the scene of a crime; informs individuals about their rights as suspects; subdues unruly individuals; and prepares written reports involving criminal and/or civil offenses.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of applicable laws of the Federal, state, county, or municipal government is required. VA police officers patrol VA facilities, identify situations where criminal activity has occurred or may occur, assess danger and threats, and take proper recourse; takes statements, makes arrests, and conducts short and long-term investigations.
    Because of the unique nature of the VA Health Care customers, the incumbent must be versed in using various special weapons and tactics to resolve security and law enforcement-related issues.

    Work includes a mix of jurisdictional arrangements, ensured compliance with and enforces a full range of Federal, state, territorial, and/or commonwealth, county and municipal laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.

    Officers must have a special skill set that allows them to empathize, engage, and communicate with all individuals they encounter to ensure a positive outcome and the safety of the facility and all its occupants.

    LAUTENBERG AGREEMENT: This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g) (91)). Candidates who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are not qualified for this position. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 1001).

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Position Description/PD#: Police Officer#6238-A
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Recruitment incentive or relocation: May be available to a highly qualified candidate.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524680900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.