SUPERVISORY SECURITY GUARD
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.Note: Competition for Security Guard positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to veterans' preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment.
About the Position:
The Garrison Adelphi Laboratory Center (ALC) serves the Soldier and collaborates with Army science and research by providing excellent laboratory facilities and support services. The Garrison provides a professional work environment with the opportunity to directly impact the surrounding civilian community. Generous paid leave and government holidays are additional benefits. Free parking on-site.
Perform installation access, usage of physical access control equipment and visitor access on military installations. Safeguard Government personnel, information, operations, and critical assets in accordance with a wide variety of Federal rules and agency/local regulations/policies.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
- Occasional Travel
- Business travel is required up to 5% of the time.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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.
Experience required: 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.
Specialized Experience: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-06 which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: 1.) Distributing or assigning work; 2.) Controlling access or Patrolling restricted and limited access areas; 3.) Providing on-the-job training; and 4.) Leading or supervising a group.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
- Knowledge of Security Guard duties.
- Ability to Communicate
- Ability to Supervise
- Personnel Management
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.
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- 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.
- One year Supervisory trial/probationary period may be required.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Conditions of Employment:
- Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret T3 level security clearance and a background investigation.
- IAW AR 190-56, requirements of Individual Reliability Program apply.
- IAW AR 600-85, a DA Form 5019R Condition of Employment must be assigned for mandatory drug testing. Drug testing designated position. Individual agrees to submit to a urinalysis on a recurring basis, in accordance with AR 600-85.
- Shift work is required, or a change in work shift may be necessary. Hours of work encompass fluctuating tours of duty to include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Overtime may be required as directed and is subject to recall for periods of emergency overtime.
- Incumbent must be proficient in the use of assigned firearms/weapons, pass an initial qualification, and must qualify semi-annually thereafter in the use of assigned firearms/weapons.
- Incumbent must undergo and pass annual medical exams of physical, emotional and mental stability.
- Incumbent must successfully obtain and maintain current required CPR certifications and First Aid training.
- Incumbent may be required to wear chemical protection masks, gloves, and other protective equipment, and may be required to be certified in the use of aerosol irritants and baton.
- Incumbent will be required to pass entry level and annual re-certification of standard Physical Agility Test (PAT).
- Incumbent must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
- Incumbent must wear prescribed uniform.
- During non-duty hours/days, may be required to report as a member of an emergency response force during an actual or simulated accident/incident.
NOTE: THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY THE 1996 LAUTENBERG AMENDMENT TO THE GUN CONTROL ACT OF 1968. PERSONS CONVICTED OF A MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY CRIME OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE POSITION.