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    Summary

    The incumbent performs the duties of a Lead Police Officer and Training Instructor in Police Services at the Alvin C. York (Murfreesboro) location. This position falls under direct supervision of the Lieutenant and Chief of Police Services.

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    Responsibilities

    As the Lead Police Officer, the incumbent's responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Distribute and balance the workload among employees.Estimate and report on expected time of completion of work, and maintain records of work accomplishments and time expended and prepare production reports.
    • Instruct employees in specific tasks and job techniques and make available written instructions, reference materials and supplies.
    • Provide on-the-job training to new employees.
    • Training Instructor - Defensive Tactics, Expandable Baton, Active Threat& Response, Ground Defense & Recovery
    • Maintain training records and files.
    • Develop and present training courses or subsets.
    • Work as a member of the training team to ensure all mandatory training is presented and completed by all Police Service staff and other members of the TVHS workforce.
    • Enforce Federal law and VA regulations.
    • Protect personnel, government and private property, and civil rights of individuals.
    • Conduct preliminary investigations of incidents ranging from violation of policy to a major felony, and the preservation of a peaceful environment of the facility.
    • Investigate complaints, obtain and properly process evidence, seek witnesses, interview complainants, victims, witnesses, suspects, etc. Obtain witness statements and prepare cases for prosecution by Federal, State or City prosecutors.
    • Use basic police security skills in patrol of hospital buildings and grounds.
    • Make arrests, detain suspects who may be resisting arrest, subdue individuals when necessary, and process arrested persons through incarceration procedures.
    • Respond to fire alarms in the medical center taking appropriate action to save lives, and property until help arrives, and report safety violations to appropriate officials.
    • Respond to disturbances in progress, subdue individuals who may present a threat to themselves or others, using only the amount of physical force necessary and weapon employment as prescribed.
    • Testify in courts of law as arresting officer or witness.
    • Question suspicious persons to determine the nature of business, providing appropriate direction or control.
    • Maintain a high state of physical condition, care for and wear uniform" in accordance with established procedures.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm (Off Friday - Sunday)
    Compressed/Flexible: Available
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Lead Police Officer (Instructor)/PD70282-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559120200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.