Middle River, Maryland
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time


THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This position is open to Maryland Air National Guard Airmen only. This position will remain open until we have filled all required vacancies

This National Guard position is for a POLICE OFFICER, Position Description Number D2155000 and is part of the MD 175th ANG, National Guard.

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Performs and enforces the full range of security forces duties within the military installation. Apprehends and detains violators of laws, rules, and regulations and turns them over to other law enforcement officers for arrest and/or posting of collateral. Serves at fixed posts or patrols the installation ; responds to alarms, irregularities, and unusual or suspicious circumstances. Responds to calls for emergency assistance Is required to perform specialized techniques, methods, and procedures to execute search and apprehension; counter terrorist operations; or counter violence posing a threat to public safety. As directed, acts as the on-scene commander for significant and catastrophic events. Performs traffic duty to escorting dignitaries. Enforces pertinent administrative rules and regulations governing traffic control, parking, building, or other facility access, and breaches in physical security controls. When enforcing rules and regulations established to accomplish the protective missions, security forces personnel control the movement of persons and protect lives and personal property in and around the identified Federal property. Carries out related duties such as, escorting persons and valuables; driving emergency vehicles; detecting and reporting potential fire and accident hazards; making preliminary checks of violations; and, preparing reports of incidents or security conditions. Serves as a Security Forces Dispatcher for the installation. Dispatches personnel and equipment to meet emergency situations. Monitors the locations of all posts, alarm systems, closed circuit television systems and telephone/radio networks. As required, coordinates with civilian police, fire, rescue and emergency units for assistance. Uses computerized information systems to direct patrols, record daily blotter information, and retrieve information through the FBI's National Crime Information Center System. Uses knowledge of the Air Force Justice Information System (AFJIS) to retrieve information and complete reports on the systems. Receives, records, and secures confiscated items and evidence. Assures witness statements are properly secured. Keeps reports and complaint records. Prepares shift activity reports. Interviews witnesses and suspects to obtain and verify information. Advises suspects of their rights. Receives and records radio, telephone, and personal messages and instructions involving requests for information and assistance. Transmits messages and instructions to officers on patrol and dispatch officers to investigate complaints and assist in emergencies. Interprets directives and instructions and answers general inquiries. Maintains records and prepares reports covering activities and events occurring over the course of a shift. Performs the full range of Base Entry Controller and commercial vehicle inspection duties. Ensures individuals requesting access to the installation have the proper identification credentials. Conducts random vehicle searches at the privately owned vehicle (POV) gates and conducts thorough searches of all vehicles at commercial gate. Performs random antiterrorism measures in accordance with applicable instructions. Performs over-watch duties as required by force protection conditions. Responsible for Issuing base entry passes and conducts background checks on contractors. Operates vehicle arresting barriers as necessary. Performs the full range of duties for defending protection level resources. Defends installation personnel, equipment, and resources from hostile ground attack. Participates in tactical defense postures as member of a quick reaction force to deny infiltration or attack. Verifies credentials to ensure only authorized personnel, vehicles, and equipment items are permitted in these areas and validates each person's need to access the area. Ensures visitors are informed of applicable security requirements. Operates, monitors, and assesses sensor systems for the area. Responds to all area alarms and makes required notifications. Assesses the origin and cause of intrusion detection system (IDS) alarms in the area and makes required notifications. Implements compensatory measures if all, or part of, the IDS is inoperable and completes documentation required in accordance with IDS operational and maintenance procedures. Detects and eliminates threats to the restricted area; and, detains and apprehends violators. Informs supervisor and central security control/law enforcement desk of any changes or reductions in security safeguards capabilities and physical security aids. Performs ground defense functions during base contingency operations and exercises. Operates specialized weapons and special purpose equipment such as, night observation devices and portable intrusion detection equipment. Participates in training, exercises, and evaluations to increase proficiency and update skills.
Performs other duties as assigned

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

MARYLAND AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This position is open to Maryland Air National Guard Airmen only. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. This is an indefinite position. Indefinite employment does not confer permanent tenure and is covered under tenure group 3. Indefinite technicians serve at the will of the appointing officer and may be separated any time, after a 30 day written memorandum is issued by the HRO. This position will remain open until we have filled all required vacancies.


Military Grades: E1 - E6

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : A National Guard Title 32 Dual Status applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade. For entry appointment to the GS-06 position, the applicant requires the completion of high school or general educational development equivalency; along with the successful completion of an equivalent military security or police training course. For the GS-08 initial appointment or promotion appointment, the applicant must have at least six months of working experiences and the successful completion of the Air Force Technical Training AFSC/Security Forces School

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Should have knowledge of practical security force (SF) activities in direct support of the
military weapon systems and physical security; law and order; or area security 3.
operations. May have work experiences in law enforcement, maintaining law and order, preserving the peace, and protecting life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of civilian/public areas or military installations. May have experiences in protecting federal property from hazards such as sabotage, espionage, trespass, theft, fire, and accident or willful damage and destruction. May have experiences in responding to disaster and relief operations and participates in contingencies.


Applicant requires the completion of high school or general educational development equivalency; along with the successful completion of an equivalent military security or police training course

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
--Knowledge of the full range of security forces, and police and law enforcement services
which requires considerable training, experience, and proficiency to perform the full range
of operations in preventing or resolving offenses.
--Knowledge of standardized federal laws, regulations, methods, procedures, operating
techniques, Air Force instructions, state, and local laws to perform tasks including, but not limited to, pursuing and apprehending persons fleeing a crime scene; performing dispatcher duties involving passing of directions and information to officers on posting assignments; seeking, detecting, and protecting evidence and witnesses at the scene of an incident; and detaining witnesses and suspects. --Knowledge of investigative techniques to adequately handle complaints and incidents which may entail performing initial investigative actions prior to transferring situation authority to other investigators.
--Knowledge of security and security forces requirements, procedures, and tactics to support installation physical security and contingency operations
-Knowledge of firearms and tactics utilized in emergency situations.
--Knowledge of alarm and electronic monitoring system operations and how to interpret signals and other outputs.
--Knowledge of emergency services, tactics, and procedures to include, weapons and chemical agents, negotiations, building layouts, terrorist threats and counter terrorism methods, search and rescue techniques, crowd and demonstration control, etc.
--Ability to use firearms in emergency situations.
--Ability to gather facts and use effective, analytical, and established methods to accurately assess a situation and determine the appropriate course of action.
--Ability to use automated information systems to enter and extract data and to prepare reports.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents:

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.