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## Duties
### Summary
About the Position:
This position is located in the Department of Emergency Services, Fort Sill Oklahoma. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Department of the Army Civilian Police (DACP) Officer performing duties on a variety of fixed and mobile posts and enforces safety regulations as necessary to enforce Federal laws.
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### Responsibilities
Conducts law enforcement duties at interior and exterior gates, assures proper Identification of all pedestrians or motor traffic, clears visitors, and maintains prescribed records.
Performs patrol duties alone and takes action based upon knowledge of laws, statutes, and procedures.
Searches or detains and arranges for search and interrogation of suspects.
Recognizes, collects, preserves, and marks evidence for use in investigations and prosecutions.
Writes or presents oral reports of incidents and may be required to testify in court.
Maintains firearms and other issued equipment in good working order and condition at all times.
Employee participates in regularly scheduled training in the techniques of first aid, sabotage, disorder, riot, disaster, and counter-terrorism.
Conducts search of persons and vehicles entering or leaving the installation as directed or when probable cause exists.
Maintains traffic control at shift changes, enforces traffic regulations controls.
Reroutes traffic in emergency situations, issues warning, tickets or summons, apprehends violators, obtains facts, and prepares statements concerning accidents or violations.
Employee operates a military vehicle in the regular performance of duties, performs operator maintenance on vehicle, and maintains the cleanliness of weapons and equipment.
Serves on permanent or rotating shifts at fixed access control points (ACP), or vehicle patrols assigned to a specific area.
responsible to ensure security of access to installation, buildings, and areas within the installation, in order to protect critical property.
Employee maintains vigilance against acts of sabotage, espionage, theft, violence, and infractions of rules; patrols assigned areas; sits/stands at assigned posts; and issues passes to visitors who are properly identified.
The employee encounters a variety of problems involving military and civilian members who works on the installation.
Employee must be able to investigate the problems and come up with workable solutions within established guidelines.
May be required to perform Desk Sergeant/Dispatch responsibilities.
Required to evaluate the situation and determine degree of severity of the incident or accident and to be able to dispatch appropriately qualified team (experience and/or special training) to investigate and/or to lend assistance as appropriate.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
No
##### Promotion Potential
6
#### Job family (Series)
0083 Police
#### Similar jobs
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Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
1. Must comply with all requirements of the current Army Regulation 190-56 and Individual Reliability Program as set forth there in. In the event of a conflict between this position description and AR 190-56, AR 190-56 will prevail.
Incumbent must have completed and passed the Department of Army Police Academy course or have a current Police Officer certification.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
Incumbent must wear prescribed uniform.
Incumbent works both inside and outside with possible exposure to inclement weather.
Shift work is required; position may require shift rotation to include nights, weekend and holidays, and rotation of days off; may have the requirement to be on call on a 24 hour basis.
Overtime may be required as directed.
The incumbent will be required to successfully complete an appropriate medical examination prior to employment and annually thereafter.
The wearing of a chemical protective mask and over garments is required.
IAW AR 190-56 incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019 and to pass an initial drug test and will then receive periodic random drug testing IAW AR 600-85.
Incumbent will be required to maintain the degree of physical fitness necessary to perform the duties as described in the job description. Incumbent must pass an initial Physical Agility Test (PAT) and annually thereafter.
Incumbent must be proficient in the use of assigned weapons and will be required to perform semi-annual weapons training/qualifications.
NOTE: This position is covered by the l996 Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of l968. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence are not eligible for the position.
### Qualifications
This Open Continuous announcement allows acceptance of applications through the closing date. The intent of this announcement is to establish a standing register of qualified candidates and refer for consideration when vacancies occur. The first Cut-Off date for receipt/referral of applications to be considered for available vacant positions will be August 10, 2018; subsequent Cut-Off dates will be September 15, 2018; October 15, 2018; November 15, 2018; December 15, 2018, January 15, 2019 and February 15, 2019. ONCE THE SELECTION IS MADE, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CLOSED WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
People with Disabilities, Schedule A
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Re-employed Annuitant
Reinstatement
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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) knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. 2) Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; 3) Work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; 4) Performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills.
NOTE: Successful completion of a Federal, State, county, or municipal police academy or comparable training course that included at least 40 classroom hours of instruction in police department procedures and methods, and local law and regulations, may be substituted for a maximum of 3 months of specialized experience. You must attach certificate or proof of completion of training). Generally, an employee may be advanced to this position, if he/she has served in a position no lower than 2 grades below the position being filled within the last 52 weeks.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Arrest/Apprehension
Criminal Law
Critical Incident Response
Decision Making
Detention
Oral Communication
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).
### Education
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
### Additional information
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct deposit of pay is required.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
This is a Career Program CP - 19 position
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%201805%20Relocation%20Allowances0.pdf for more information.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your r?sum? and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your r?sum? and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Secret
##### Drug test required
Yes
Required Documents
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## Required Documents
The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
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## How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/28/2019 to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10278406).
Follow the prompts to select your r?sum? and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process .
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
If you submit an inquiry to the e-mail address listed in the Agency Contact Information below please identify the announcement number of the position in the subject line of the e-mail. This will expedite a response to your inquiry.
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### Agency contact information
### Army Applicant Help Desk
##### Phone
(000)000-0000
##### Email
USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
##### Address
EK-APF-W6CSAA US ARMY GARRISON FT SILL
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Fort Sill, OK 73503
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### Next steps
If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
Financial suitability
Social security number request
Privacy Act
Signature and false statements
Selective Service
New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507195200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 08/06/2018 to 02/28/2019
Service: Competitive
Pay scale & grade: GS 6
Salary: $37,223 to $48,385 per year
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time


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