About the Agency
The United States Capitol Police (USCP) is a CALEA nationally-accredited, federal law enforcement agency. The USCP safeguards the Congress, its legislative processes, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption, and terrorism. We protect and secure Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional and legislative responsibilities in a safe, secure and open environment.
As the United States Capitol Police -
We protect the legislative process, the symbol of our democracy, the people who carry out the process, and the millions of visitors who travel here to see democracy in action;
Every American who visits the Capitol, as well as those visitors from around the world, is a member of our protected community and sees first-hand how we are the best of America's spirit and diversity;
As a Department, we are a microcosm of America, representational of many races, colors, religions, national origins, political affiliations, sexual orientations, and ages. Our workforce is comprised of employees from nearly all 50 states and the U.S. territories. We embrace and celebrate a diverse workforce, and we believe inclusion makes our workplace stronger and respecting each individual as a person and as a professional is essential;
We act on the world stage every day of the year as a model in security, urban crime prevention, dignitary protection, specialty response capabilities, and homeland security. As ambassadors of the Congress, we are often the first face that visitors and employees encounter, and we leave a lasting impression that is reflective of the Legislative Branch and its role in America's democracy.
This position is located in the Voice and Data Services Division (VDSD), Office of Information Systems (OIS), Chief Administrative Office (CAO), United States Capitol Police (USCP). The incumbent serves as a primary technical lead and facilitates high level voice and data services and provides telecommunications functions associated with communications security (COMSEC), telephones (wired & wireless), data network, teleconferencing and secure communications. The incumbent of this position must obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmented (SCI) clearance.
- Occasional Travel
- Occasional travel may be required
Qualifying experience for the CP-11/GS-13 level: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least CP-10/GS-12 level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Specialized experience is defined as experience in evaluating, analyzing, developing, managing, or improving communications systems, procedures, and requirements that demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in communications concepts and technology. Specifically, specialized experience includes demonstrated experience facilitating high level voice and data services, providing telecommunications functions associated with communications security (COMSEC), telephones (wired and wireless), data network, teleconferencing, and secure communications.
(INFORMATION ON QUALIFICATION & EDUCATION ARE PULLED FROM OPM https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications)
There is no education substitution for experience.
All eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date (03/28/2017) of the vacancy announcement.