Assistant Sergeant at Arms for Police Services/Law Enforcement
6 days left
- Full Time
The Division of Police Services/Law Enforcement (PS/LE) is the Law Enforcement Division within the Office of the Sergeant at Arms, U.S. House of Representatives. The Division coordinates with the United States Capitol Police (USCP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms (SSA), the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) and other legislative branch entities to ensure the safety and security of the Capitol complex, Members of Congress, Congressional staff and visitors. PS/LE staff oversees the daily security operations pertaining to the Capitol and House Office Buildings and administers several programs to ensure the safety and security of District Offices and District Office staff. The Assistant Sergeant at Arms supervises and directs all activities and administrative and operational functions of the Division. In coordination with internal entities to include the Senate Sergeant at Arms, Architect of the Capitol, Congressional Leadership, Congressional Committees, and external entities to include the D.C. Metropolitan Police, FBI, US Secret Service, US Park Police, Military District of Washington, and other local LE agencies within the National Capital Region , the incumbent provides oversight over the USCP and assists with the planning, assessment, coordination and implementation of security for events involving Members of Congress. In addition, the incumbent supervises the development and implementation of oversight security projects throughout the Capitol complex and in Member district offices throughout the United States. Responsibilities include the daily management of Division operations and program requirements to include intelligence and threat updates, Member security on and off Capitol grounds, and tracking of security projects and initiatives. The incumbent will actively contribute to the strategic planning process and the successful completion of high level projects assigned to the Division.Learn more about this agency
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Minimum of 15 - 20 years law enforcement experience with a major city Police Department, Federal Law Enforcement Agency or Military with a minimum of 5 years at the command level, field grade officer, or at the SES level. Experience interacting with high-level city and/or Federal officials. Significant supervisory/management experience.
Current or previously held Top Secret Security Clearance required.
Ability to develop a working knowledge of all aspects of the Division, as well as a broad understanding of the rules, policies and procedures of the House of Representatives, the Office of the Sergeant at Arms, and the USCP.
Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.
The Sergeant at Arms is the Chief Law Enforcement and Protocol Officer for the U.S. House of Representatives. The Office of the Sergeant at Arms provides premier security, safety and protocol services to Members, Committees and the staff who serve them. To accomplish our mission, we have an extremely dedicated team whose diverse strengths provide the highest level of professionalism and expertise in each of our divisions: Police Services and Law Enforcement, Protocol and Chamber Operations, Parking Security, House Security, Information and Identification Services, and Emergency Management. These offices collectively and collaboratively ensure and enhance the safety and security of House operations.
Employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check and pre-employment drug screening. The Office of the Sergeant at Arms is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will. This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S. C app§ 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees, to file Financial Disclosure Statements, for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/financial.aspx.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Highly qualified candidates will be evaluated based on a structured interview.Read more Security clearance Top Secret