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    The position is organizationally known as the Chief of Police and reports to the Medical Center Director or designated executive leadership official for administrative-only direction. The position is responsible for the operation, direction, and control of the law enforcement and physical security activities of a Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) or Health Care System (HCS). Responsible to manage the physical security of assets, information, buildings and people.

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    Major duties include but are not limited to:
    Personnel/Training The position observes, evaluates and prepares reports on the performance of department personnel; develops programs to alter the behavior of employees whose work performance is below acceptable standards; plans, assigns and explains work requirements to subordinate supervisors for new or changed programs and the functions, goals, processes, skills, and needs; develops solutions to continuing problems in the quality of work and operating effectiveness and takes or recommends necessary corrective actions; resolves technical work problems not covered by precedents or established policies; hears grievances and serious employee complaints to resolve or recommend s solutions; reviews serious disciplinary cases involving Police Service employees and recommends appropriate actions to higher level management; approves, modifies or rejects career development plans, training requests, employee utilization proposals, and similar matters; and deals with union officials and others on matters involving collective bargaining members.
    Physical Security As the technical expert, the position develops local policies and implements corrective procedures to alleviate identified physical security problems, taking into consideration all internal, as well as external factors when making decisions or recommendations concerning law enforcement and physical security to the VHA, VBA or NCA Facility Director. The position is the subject matter expert and responsible for the development of the physical security plans and objectives and for producing Medical Center policies which address the full scope of the facility's law enforcement and security program.
    Police and Security Administration The position is the sole facility law enforcement and security subject matter expert. Interprets complex security policies and procedures and is the primary source to provide guidance to senior facility leadership, other service chiefs, program managers, VBA, and NCA leaders within the Medical Center's catchment area.
    Police & Security Operations The position manages the modernization efforts and plans, the integration of new initiatives, advancements in technology, policies, etc. that are transforming the law enforcement/security program into 21st century policing model.
    Equipment/Weapons/Weapons Control Manages procurement and accountability of equipment used by and assigned to police service. Responsible for the Firearms Program at the facility level, ensuring that critical elements of the program are met, i.e.; weapons training certification, inventory control of weapons and ammunition and supporting supplies.

    Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday. However, subject to change based on needs of the service.
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Security Officer/PD99956A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Occasional day trips to and from our three different Medical Centers and/or our five Community Out-Based. Centers

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0080 Security Administration

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593851900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.