Associate Director, Physical Security Division

Washington D.C.
Apr 17, 2017
May 02, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time

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 within the Security Services Bureau (SSB), Physical Security Division (PSD). PSD is responsible for short- and long-term planning, final installation and maintenance of security systems on the Capitol Complex. This position will manage programs that install and maintain the security systems that are used to protect property and national security information for the Legislative Branch.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • You must be U.S. Citizen.
  • Successful completion of a Background Investigation is required.
  • Must complete a one year probationary period.
  • Must have Direct Deposit.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI level clearance.
  • Qualifying experience for the CP-13/GS-15 level includes one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least CP-12/GS-14 level work 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. Experience includes developing, planning, and directing the full execution of a physical security program.


    There is no education substitution for experience.

    All eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date (05/01/2017) of the vacancy announcement.

    Top Secret/SCI

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