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    The mission of the United States Park Police is to support and further the goals of the Department of Interior and the National Park Service by providing quality law enforcement, safeguard lives, protect our national treasures and symbols of democracy, and preserve the natural and cultural resources entrusted to us. https://www.nps.gov/subjects/uspp/become-a-uspp-officer.htm.

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    The Major Duties of the Police Officer include, but are not limited to, the following:

      • Prevent, detect, and investigate criminal activity.
        • Critical awareness of extraordinary conditions or circumstances that indicated criminal potential or criminal activity.
        • Diligent patrol of assigned beats to reduce and deter the opportunity for the commission of crime.
        • Detect violations of the law and make apprehensions when appropriate.
        • Cooperate with and assist members of the Force, as well as other law enforcement agencies.
      • Safeguards the characteristics and facilities of the parks and other areas of responsibility.
      • Maintains and displays a professional self-assured presence and a self-confident manner; controls or contains demonstrations; maintains control over special events such as parades, festivals, and athletic events.
      • Provides service, assistance, and information to the public consistent with assigned duties.
    A selectee receiving a first appointment to the Federal Government (Civil Service) is entitled only to the lowest step of the grade for which selected the display of a salary range on this vacancy shall not be construed as granting an entitlement to a higher rate of pay.

    Recruitment Incentives May Be Offered.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613641100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.