National Maritime Intelligence Center, Maryland
Feb 19, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time


You will serve as a Police Lieutenant at the GG-11 grade level responsible for performing supervisory duties in a police unit within ONI, N7 Security and Law Enforcement Department that is concerned with enforcing Federal, State, and local laws to maintain law and order and protect, 7 day/week, 24-hour/day, agency facilities, materials and information against trespass, theft, espionage, and/or sabotage
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  • You will coordinate with, consults and advise the unit Watch Commander on operational and procedural issues.
  • You will provide leadership, sound technical judgment, and adhere to applicable law enforcement principles/standards and regulations (Federal, State and local) in the accomplishment of mission objectives.
  • You will keep the Watch Commander and Chief of Police apprised of any unique/controversial problems or precedent cases encountered.
  • You will participate in making selections for vacant positions and recommends selections for shift supervisory positions.
  • You will evaluate the performance of shift supervisors.
  • You will perform police operational duties assuring compliance with Federal, State, local municipal laws and ordinances, and agency rules, policies, and regulations to maintain law and order.
  • You will prepare law enforcement related reports and forms, including statements, advice of rights documents, accident reports, investigation reports and other correspondence as necessary.
  • You will prepare organizational regulations, manuals, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to law enforcement and security.
  • You will participate on emergency response teams and respond and mitigate incidents that threaten highly sensitive National Security interests
  • You will make periodic on-site inspections of police patrols and activities; exercises arrest/apprehension authority; searches and detains suspects; takes charge of emergency situations in accordance with SOPs, policies and procedures.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • You must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Failure to do so may result in the withdrawal of an offer or removal. Indicate the level and date of your clearance in your resume.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You must acknowledge in writing that you are accepting an appointment in the DCIPS (excepted service) which does not confer competitive status, prior to appointment.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This position may be subject to polygraph examination.
  • This position may require a 2-year DCIPS Trial Period.
  • Must pass all annual sustainment and use of force training.
  • Must be physically able and skilled in handling of small arms to qualify with pistol, shotgun, and rifle annually.
  • Must pass pre-hire, initial, and annual medical, physical, and agility testing and requirements as directed by the command.
  • Must pass annual CPR and first aid certification course.
  • Must be mentally stable, have color vision and be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Must maintain a license to operate a motor vehicle on the installation and pass the emergency vehicle operator?s course.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. You will be required to sign a DD-Form-2760, Qualification to possess firearms or ammunition.
  • This position is considered Key/Emergency-Essential. You will be required to provide immediate and continuing support to ensure the success of combat operations or the availability of combat-essential systems.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS/GG-10) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as:
  • Supervises and coordinates with subordinate supervisors engaged in enforcing laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Determining resource requirements (e.g., staffing assignments, budget, equipment, etc.) based on operational needs.
  • Providing supervisory support that impacts the resources (personnel, budget, material) of the work unit, ensures technical quality and timeliness of the work produced by employees in the unit, and collaborate with supervisors across the organization in unstructured situations.
  • Leading and monitoring the work of the unit, hiring or selecting employees, managing and appraising employee and organizational performance, disciplining employees, resolving employee complaints, and supporting the development of employees.
    All applicants must be a graduate of a Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy or a Department of the Navy-accepted accredited Police Academy.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Pre-Hire Physical Agility Testing (PAT) requirements:
    - 1.5 mile run in 17:30 minutes
    - 19 Push-ups in 2 minutes

    This position is covered under the Lautenberg Amendment.

    Duties include prolonged standing, walking, and light lifting.

    Shift work required.

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

    All Defense Intelligence positions under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) are in the excepted service by specific statute, 10 U.S.C. 1601.

    This position is in the excepted service and does not confer competitive status.

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

    ICTAP does not apply to Excepted Service positions.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:


    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Sensitive Compartmented Information

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    You are required to provide documentation that supports the eligibility and qualification claims made in your resume and assessment questionnaire. You must submit the applicable documents listed here and those listed with the eligibilities you select in the announcement questionnaire with your application package. Applicants who do not provide supporting documentation that fully support their claims will not be referred to the hiring manager. Cover letter is optional.

    A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

    Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

    Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor

    Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?
    If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

    You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). .

    Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

    Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.

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