This position is located in the Police Service and serves as a Lead Police Officer/Instructor that provides law enforcement, security, and training for the VA Butler Healthcare Center.
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The Lead Police Officer in this position provides guidance to subordinate officers regarding proper police procedures and policies, as well as, provides initial and ongoing training for police officers including, but not limited to, instruction on defense tactics, firearms, and batons. The Lead Police Officer provides additional administrative support for the Police Service. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Protecting life and property.
Suppressing crime and criminal activity.
Distributing and balancing workload.
Planning and conducting training.
Providing instruction of defense tactics, firearms, and batons.
Issuing semi-annual re-certification training in firearms.
Monitoring the firearms program.
Performing administrative support of police services.
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
Work Schedule: 12 hour shifts in rotation (6:00 am to 6:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 6:00 am)
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: 00241A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to background/security investigation
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/10/2018.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-06. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
POST PBI (Performance Based Interview) SKILLS ASSESSMENT
PURPOSE: The intent of the post PBI skills assessment is to evaluate and determine, at the facility level, if a candidate for Lead Officer/Sergeant is competent to successfully meet the Instructor level standards as prescribed, and measured, by the Law enforcement Training Center. A candidate's completion of the assessment would provide management with the necessary supportive information to determine a candidate's likely success during the graded practical standard and qualification phase(s) of the training course(s).
SCOPE: The skills assessment would include all of the following events:
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Personnel Security and Safety
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over), heavy carrying (45 lbs and over), straight pulling (.5 hours), pulling hand over hand (.5 hours), pushing (.5 hours), reaching above shoulders, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (4 hours), standing (4 hours), crawling (.5 hours), kneeling (.5 hours), repeated bending (.5 hours), climbing, legs only (.5 hours), climbing, use of legs and arms, both legs required, operations of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle, ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, ability to use and desirability of firearms, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, both eyes required, depth perception, ability to distinguish basic colors, ability to distinguish shades of colors, hearing without aid, emotional stability under stress, and ability to run. Work is performed both inside and outside, in excessive heat and cold, near fumes, smoke, or gases, around slippery or uneven walking surfaces, around moving objects or vehicles, involves working along, protracted or irregular hours of work and intervening in assaults, criminal acts, and disturbances.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
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