About the Position: This position is located at Fort Polk, Louisiana. The surrounding community is comprised of the towns of Leesville, DeRidder, New Llano, & Anacoco. The nearest cities are Alexandria & Lake Charles. The area is considered rural with the Kisatchie National Forest, which offers hunting and recreational activities, located nearby. Also located nearby are Toledo Bend Lake, Vernon Lake & Anacoco Lake for those interested in fishing, boating, swimming, etc.
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Checks identification and vehicles to ensure only authorized personnel are allowed access
Advises visitors to assist them in compliance with security procedures and requirements
Conducts inspections of vehicles, personnel, or buildings to ensure compliance with regulations
Inspects items such as containers, personal property, or vehicle documents to ensure compliance with security policies and procedures
Implements enhanced security measures when warranted by events or threats
Denies access to unauthorized personnel in accordance with standard operating procedures
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
0085 Security Guard
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance.
In accordance with Army Regulation 190-56, requirements of Individual Reliability Program apply.
In accordance with Army Regulation (AR) 600-85, a DA Form 5019R Condition of Employment must be assigned for mandatory drug testing. Individual agrees to submit to a urinalysis on a recurring basis, in accordance with AR 600-85.
Shift work required or a change in work shift may be necessary. Hours of work encompass fluctuating tours of duty including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Overtime may be required and is subject to recall for periods of emergency overtime.
This position requires proficiency in the use of assigned firearms/weapons, pass an initial qualification, and must qualify semi-annually thereafter in the use of assigned firearms/weapons.
This position is subject to possible civil actions due to improper exercises of authority or injudicious use of force in the detention of individuals.
This position requires undergoing and passing periodic medical exams of physical, emotional and mental stability.
This position requires successfully completing security guard training.
This position requires successfully completing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification, Automated External Defibrillator, and First Aid training.
This position requires the wearing of chemical protection masks, gloves, and other protective equipment, and may require certification in the use of aerosol irritants and baton.
This position requires passing entry level and annual re-certification of standard Army physical fitness/agility test.
This position requires the possession and maintenance of a valid driver?s license.
This position requires the wearing of a prescribed uniform.
This position requires participation in regularly scheduled training in the techniques of use of deadly force, anti-/counter-terrorism, first aid, firearms, search and seizure, security operations and enforcement of installation rules.
This position requires business travel/TDY up to 5% of the time.
Appointment to this position is subject to a two year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 Code of Federal Regulation Part 315.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
To qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) enforcing security regulations to protect facilities and personnel; 2) controlling access of vehicles; 3) preventing security violations and experience such as work with Federal, State, municipal, local, or private protective organization that involved the protection against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; or maintaining order and protecting life. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Access Control Operations
Security Equipment Operation
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-05).
Competition for Security Guard positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to veterans' preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
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