Lead Security Guard

Employer
Army Installation Management Command
Location
Fort Detrick, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Army Installation Management Command 7 vacancies in the following location: * Fort Detrick, MD Work Schedule is Full Time - Term NTE 4 Years Opened Tuesday 3/14/2017 (4 day(s) ago) ** Closes Thursday 3/23/2017 (5 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary 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. **About the Position:** The installation is located within the boundaries of the city of Frederick which offers modern housing, schools, recreation areas, excellent utilities, and access to major metropolitan areas. Situated between Baltimore, MD (46 miles), Washington, DC (45 miles), Frederick County, MD adjoins Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Fort Detrick is located within the geographic boundaries of Frederick, MD, the second largest city in Maryland. Baltimore, MD & Washington DC are within 50 miles. Real estate and other costs are significantly affected by the close proximity of these two major metropolitan areas. For more information please visit our website at **Who May Apply: US Citizens** Duties Assures the timely accomplishment of security and related inspection work; Checks work progress and makes day-to-day adjustments based on work priorities; Instructs employees in specific tasks and job techniques, and provides on-the-job training to new employees in accordance with established procedures; Answers questions of employees on procedures and regulatory directives and obtains decisions and information on problems; Serves as a member of a three-man team stationed at the access control point/entry control point vetting and searching vehicles entering the installation or as a member of a roving patrol on foot and by radio equipped vehicle within the installation; performs 100% ID check of all personnel attempting to access the installation; prevents unauthorized or inadvertent entry into limited and exclusion areas; Conducts basic and refresher security guard training through classroom presentations and practical exercises; Conducts training exercises in the use and functions of all firearms available and used by the guard force to include of a variety of weapons and the actual qualification firing of all members; evaluates performance of members to determine effectiveness of training and advice and assistance in improving performance. **NOTE:**As required by 5 USC 3310 and 5 CFR 330.401, guard positions are restricted to preference eligibles. Non-veterans may be appointed to guard positions only if no qualified preference eligibles are available. If you are entitled to veterans' preference you must provide appropriate document(s) to support your claim at the time of application. **NOTE:**This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment to the gun control act of 1968 which makes it a felony for anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence to ship, transport, possess, or receive firearms or ammunition. Civilian personnel of the Department of Defense are not exempt from this provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, selectee will be required to sign a form acknowledging understanding of this provision. Travel Required * Occasional Travel * Business travel 5% of time. Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * Must pass a physical agility test. * Pre-employment and random drug testing required. * Must successfully complete pre-employment physical examination. * Perform shift work to include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. * Subject to the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. * Uniform and safety equirement required. * Please see additional conditions of employment under Other Requirements. Qualifications 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 (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. This position requires one year of specialized experience directly related to the occupation equivalent to at least the GS-06 Federal grade level. Specialized experience is defined as work involving: (1) assisting in the scheduling and/or management of multiple shifts; (2) controlling access or patrolling restricted and limited access areas; (3) assist with on-the-job training in order to broaden guard skills; and (4) leading a group of security guards or law enforcement personnel. 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 Lead 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 US Citizenship. * One year trial/probationary period may be required. * Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. * This is a TERM position which can be for a period of up to a maximum of 4 years. * Must pass an initial weapons qualification test. * Must be able to work in inclement weather. Security Clearance Not Applicable ## Additional Information What To Expect Next 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. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job. BENEFITS **The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.**In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center. Other Information * 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 Annuitantinformation sheet. * You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet. * Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. *Salary Range:* $44,941.00 to $58,428.00 / Per Year *Series & Grade:* GS-0085-07/07 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* United States Citizens *Control Number:* 465493200 *Job Announcement Number:* NEBB178068221923719D