Supervisory Police Officer
The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.
The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.
About the Position:
This position is located at the FT. Belvoir Community Hospital, located in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, with the Director for Administration. Officers are confronted daily with physical demands, such as responding to emergency situations (i.e., fires, disturbances, alarm activation's).
Officers are subject to a variety of environmental factors (i.e., excessive heat, cold, rain, and snow). Officers may be exposed and come in contact with toxic fumes, smoke and gas, biological and contaminated material. Officers may encounter individuals armed and unarmed that have or have intentions to commit a criminal act (i.e., auto theft, felony assaults, narcotic transactions, etc.) that could easily result to violence. Work is performed outside and inside the facility and officer is exposed to stressful situations when responding to a hostile environment. Officers may occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours. Overtime may be required. May be required to wear special protective clothing such as coats, boots, vests, gas masks, and/or helmets.
Federal Police Officers are responsible for the investigation, detention and apprehension of individuals suspected or convicted of offenses against the criminal laws of the United States and the rules and regulations governing security, law enforcement and standards of conduct within a Major Military Medical Treatment Facility.
Who May Apply:
All US Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
- Occasional Travel
- Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is 5 percent.
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.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, law enforcement operations, practices and techniques. Conduct investigations of suspicious persons. Collect and preserve evidence, interview witnesses, complete police reports and arrest and detain violators of Federal and/or local laws. Serves as leader for a group of Police Officers; instructs employees in specific tasks and job techniques and makes available written instruction; monitors and keeps track of the status and progress of work and makes day-to-day adjustments in accordance with established priorities; gives on the job training to new employees, answers questions of other employees on procedures, policies, directives, etc This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
- Knowledge of Law enforcement methods/techniques
- Knowledge of Federal, State & Local criminal law
- Skill in investigation techniques
- Ability to perform supervisory duties
- Ability to communicate orally
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.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- One-year supervisory probationary period required. A one-year probationary period is required if the selectee has not previously met this requirement.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- This position requires the incumbent to complete a Secret security investigation.
- This position requires the use and carry of firearms, along with passing a semi-annual proficiency examination in the use of firearms.
- This position requires passing an initial and periodic medical examination and physical fitness/agility test.
- This position has a mandatory tuberculosis test requirement.
- This position is covered by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program. You are required to pass urinalysis testing, as required prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
- This position may require shift work as well as working overtime, to include holidays and weekends.
- This position requires the incumbent to carry a firearm while in and on duty status only. Any person who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., section 922(g)). Incumbents who have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the reference statue are not eligible for a police officer position.
- This position requires incumbent to possess a valid drivers license.
- Incumbents of this position are considered Emergency Personnel, as defined by agency instruction.