Officer (Uniformed Division)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 08, 2021
Closes
Oct 16, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The U.S. Secret Service is seeking retired (CSRS/FERS) individuals to support our integrated mission and immediately impart their knowledge and experience to the current workforce. The Officer's mission is to protect facilities and venues secured for U.S. Secret Service protectees. Throughout its history, the Officer has accomplished this mission through a tradition of honor, integrity, and a commitment to excellence.

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Responsibilities

If re-employed with an OPM approved salary off-set waiver granted to the Secret Service, annuitants are able to earn their full salary and their full annuity without penalty.

Dual Compensation Waiver for Officer (Uniformed Division) :
  • Work Full-Time
  • Maximum age limit (under 60 at the time of appointment)
  • Receive Overtime
  • Earn Full Annuity and Full Salary
  • Earn Annual Leave and Sick Leave
  • Term Appointment up to 4 years
  • Individuals appointed before June 30, 2022 may continue their employment until their not-to-exceed date is reached.

The following divisions are approved to reemploy Officer (Uniformed Division):
  • Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information, Counter Surveillance Division approves placement
  • Office of Protective Operations, Uniformed Division Branches approves placement

DUTIES:

During the course of their careers, Officers (Uniformed Division) carry out assignments in protection. Duties include:
  • Providing protection for The White House Complex, The Vice President's Residence, The Main Treasury Building and Annex, and foreign diplomatic missions and embassies in the Washington, D.C. area.
  • Traveling in support of the Presidential, Vice Presidential, and foreign heads of state/government missions.
  • Conducting surveillance.
  • Enforcing mandated protective responsibilities as described under Title 18, United States Code, Section 3056A.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional domestic and foreign travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
01 - Full performance level of this position is LE-01.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Possess a current valid driver's license.


Conditions of Employment:

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22, 2021. We will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation will be accepted and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

Due to COVID-19, U.S. Secret Service is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 30 days.

If selected, you may be required to:
  • Obtain and maintain a Top Secret Tier 5 clearance. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page .
  • Submit to a drug test and credit check prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
  • Submit to a polygraph examination prior to your appointment.
  • Undergo occasional domestic and foreign travel.
  • Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is also mandatory. You will be ineligible to occupy this position if at any time you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless you received a pardon or your conviction was expunged or set aside.
  • Complete a pre-employment medical examination (including vision, hearing, cardiovascular and mobility of extremities) by an authorized Government physician and be determined physically fit to perform strenuous and physically demanding duties. You will be required to undergo regular physical examinations and to maintain a level of physical fitness in accordance with the standards and policies of this agency.
  • Successfully complete a Mixed Basic training course as applicable.


Qualifications

You qualify for the LE-01 grade level (salary range from $64,610 - $111,144) if you meet the following requirements:
  • You must demonstrate at least one (1) year of the defined specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level and meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR).

    Series 0083 - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/police-series-0083/


National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Selective Placement Factor: In addition to the minimum qualifications described above, you must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered qualified for the position: Applicant must possess a current valid driver's license. Please upload a copy of your driver's license number, state of license, and expiration date in the documents for auto-request section.

Special Priority Selection rights under ICTAP: Submit a copy of your agency notice, copy of your most recent performance appraisal (with at least a satisfactory rating), and your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. To be considered well qualified, you must meet the specialized experience and OPM's Individual Occupational Requirements as listed in the Qualifications Section. The subject line of your email should state ICTAP.

Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience, no points will be assigned.

Education

No educational requirements for this position.

General Medical Requirements:

As determined by the Office of Personnel Management, the duties of this position require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of fingers, wrist, elbows, shoulders, hips and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs and feet must function sufficiently in order for applicants to perform the duties satisfactorily.

Since the duties of this position are exacting and involve the responsibility for the safety of others under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any condition that would hinder full, efficient performance of the duties of this position or that would cause the individual to be a hazard to himself/herself or to others is disqualifying.

There are also specific medical requirements for this position, and any chronic disease or condition affecting the respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, digestive, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, nervous, genitourinary, and other systems that would impair full performance of the duties of the position may also be disqualifying.

This is an open continuous announcement. The first cut-off date for consideration of applicants will be July 23, 2021. Thereafter, the cut-off for applications received will be weekly until the job opportunity announcement closes.

Additional information

The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage.

In the Secret Service, we:
  • Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities
  • Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events
  • Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

E-Verify Statement: DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Click here to learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Mandatory Suitability Statement:

If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment , and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

The Secret Service prohibits employees from having visible body markings (including but not limited to tattoos, body art, and branding) on the head, face, neck, hand and fingers (any area below the wrist bone). If you have visible body markings, you will be required to medically remove such visible body markings at your own expense prior to entering on duty with the Secret Service.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

If you have any questions, please contact the Secret Service, Office of Human Resources, Talent and Employee Acquisition Management Division, UD Support Branch at udsupport@usss.dhs.gov .

For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the duties of the position. Upon review, your resume and/or supporting documents need to reflect one year of specialized experience, in order to be considered. If one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the next lower grade level cannot be identified in your resume, you will be considered not qualified.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. View information about ICTAP eligibility on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered qualified, you must meet the specialized experience and OPM's Individual Occupational Requirements as listed in the Qualifications section.

Interviews may be required for this position. Failure to complete the interview may result in removal from further consideration.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness , National security

Required Documents

In addition to addressing the job opportunity announcementspecific questions, you must also submit the following documentation:
  • Resume - In order to receive credit for experience contained in an uploaded resume, your employment history should show work experience in detail and in month/year format (MM/YYYY), reflecting starting date and ending date, and include the number of hours worked per week.
  • Are you a former Federal Employee? Submit a copy of your retirement SF 50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing your tenure code, position occupied and highest grade and step. In addition, if you have or had service in a Federal Law Enforcement position covered by law enforcement or firefighter retirement provisions, including early or mandatory retirement, the SF-50 must show the retirement code. An award SF-50 does not contain the required information. Also submit your performance appraisals and/or incentive awards.
  • Special Priority Selection rights under CTAP or ICTAP: Submit a copy of your agency notice, copy of your most recent performance appraisal (with at least a satisfactory rating), and your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

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