Relocation expenses reimbursed No
REQUIREMENTS: The work requires manual dexterity and physical fitness in order to restrain any person who may represent a threat to public safety and/or to the works of art. Incumbent will be required to stand daily while on duty for a total of at least 5 ½ hours, with up to 2 ½ hours without a break. Position may also require continuous walking, climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, ascending or descending stairways, carrying a fire extinguisher and working in low light areas. Incumbent will be expected to work on weekends and on holidays the Gallery is open to the public.
Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates.
1. Ability to provide security and protection services in public buildings or facilities
2. Knowledge of basic law enforcement and emergency procedures
3. Skill in oral communication with all manner of individuals (e.g., visitors and staff)
4. Skill in written communication (i.e., to produce incident reports and daily activity logs)
5. Ability to use judgment and make sound decisions.
6. Ability to work well with coworkers, staff and the general public.
CANDIDATES MUST HAVE A SATISFACTORY SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BASED ON A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART’S OFFICE OF PROTECTION SERVICES IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION FOR THIS POSITION.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three pre-determined quality categories. This evaluation will be based on the personal, educational and work experience indicated in the candidate’s résumé and responses to the applicant questions. The three pre-determined quality categories are: Best-qualified; Well Qualified; and Qualified.
Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your responses are subject to evaluation and verification. If a determination is made that you have overstated your experience or your responses are not supported by your resume OR if your application is incomplete, you will be assigned to a quality category commensurate to your described experience. Later steps in the selection process may be used to verify your stated level of experience and capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not hiring you.
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