Supervisory Police Officer
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
The position(s) which may be filled from this vacancy announcement have been identified as Testing Designated Positions under the Drug-Free Workplace Program. All applicants tentatively selected for this position shall be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Satisfactory completion of the drug test is a condition of placement and/or employment in the position and incumbents of this position are thereafter, subject to the Smithsonian Drug Testing Policy.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Active police commission or one that expired, from a state, local, or municipal police academy equivalent to the basic police training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
Investigation of Fitness:
A character investigation shall be conducted on applicants selected for employment. The purpose of such an investigation is to secure evidence of the candidate's honesty, integrity, general character, and loyalty to the U.S. Government. Such investigations will be conducted under the security requirements of the hiring agency.
The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice. Agencies may establish additional, job-related physical or medical requirements provided that the specific position(s) involves the arduous or hazardous duties to which the physical requirements relate.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Incumbent is required to qualify annually (at a minimum) with the standard security force firearm and ASP Baton. Failure to re-qualify will result in removal from the position.
- All applicants appointed to Law Enforcement positions must attend and successfully complete training program. Applicants who fail to successfully meet this requirement will be subject to termination.
- You must not have a history of domestic violence or child abuse/sexual abuse.
- You must be able to become CPR and First Aid qualified and have the ability to read and understand written material in language of the security force.
ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 100.
We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.
Experience: One year of full-time specialized experience at the GS-07 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized Experience is defined as providing law enforcement protection of life and property within the boundaries of the National Zoological Park; facilitating orderly flow of traffic both vehicular and pedestrians; patrolling parking areas and assisting the public with information about the Park and its collections; supervising or leading activities of the police force; inspecting and regulating activities to maintain maximum safety and security of the park; arranging work schedules and duty assignments; investigating complaints, accidents, incidents occurring within the park; and providing training of personnel in accepted police techniques.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
- Ability to supervise or manage in order to instruct, provide work assignments, and direct police officers.
- Ability to lead the activities of a police force by ensuring adequate patrol.
- Ability to set schedules and determine assignments for a police force.
- Ability to investigate crimes, accidents, and incidents.
Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria: Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies above. Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies above. Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies above to a substantive degree. This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position. Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
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