Police Officer
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Otis ANG Base, Massachusetts
No longer open

Indefinite - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 1, 2016 ()
    Close: May 2, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    Internal Job Number: T16-102-27
  • Organization Details
    Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
    Department of the Air Force
  • Salary Information
    $39,440.00 - $51,270.00 Per Year
    10% below average

    Pay Band: GS-0083-06/06
  • Who Can Apply?
    "National Guard Membership is Required"
Position Summary

MASSACHUSETTS AIR NATIONAL GUARD TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT AREAS OF CONSIDERATION : As allowed by OPM guidelines, the Massachusetts Air National Guard follows a three tier advertisement process. The three tier process will be as follows: Tier I: All current MA ANG tenure 1 and 2 technicians and MA ANG permanent AGRs Tier II: All current MA ANG members, to include tenure 3 and tenure 0 technicians, traditional guardsmen, and temp AGRs Tier III: All individuals eligible for immediate enlistment into the MA ANG **This is an indefinite/permanent position, with a time limit determined by the needs of the agency. Any permanent military technician, tenure 1 or 2 who is selected for this position will retain their current tenure. All other selectees will receive the same benefits and entitlements as the tenure 1 employee but will be considered tenure 3 (indefinite) for purposes of reduction in force. If a permanent resource becomes available, the member may be converted to a permanent appointment without competition. NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Air National Guard recruiter at (774) 836-7922 before applying for this position.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  I have experience in performing practical security force (SF) activities in direct support of the military weapon systems and physical security; law and order; or area security operations. Work experiences are in law enforcement, maintaining law and order, preserving the peace, and protecting life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of military installations. Has experiences in protecting federal property from hazards such as sabotage, espionage, trespass, theft, fire, and accident or willful damage and destruction. Has experiences in responding to disaster and relief operations and participates in contingencies.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  I have at least 9 months experience and knowledge with Weaponry, laws, directives, programs, policies, and procedures governing SF activities; installation security; weapon system and resource security; anti-terrorism; law enforcement and investigations; military working dogs; air base defense; training; pass and registration; civilian work force; and combat arms.

Military grade range: 

ENL:  A1C to TSgt


All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/AFSC.


Compatible Military Assignment:

ENL:  3P0X1


**Individual must currently possess AFSC 3P0X1 or conversion equivalent from another branch of service

IAW the AF Enlisted Classification Directory** 

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

This position is located in the Air National Guard Wing, Force Support Group, Security Forces Squadron. The primary purpose of this GS-0083, Police Work, is to lead, manage, and perform security force (SF) activities in direct support of the United States Nuclear Enterprise; weapon systems and physical security; law and order; military working dog; combat arms; and area security operations. The work directs the control and operatations of firing ranges; inspects, repairs, and maintains ground weapons. It enforces law, maintains law and order, preserves the peace, and protects life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of military installations.


Occupational Series GS-0083 concerns police work that protects nuclear and conventional weapons systems and other critical resources. The work concerns air base defense functions contributing to the force protection mission. Tasks include defending and protecting personnel, equipment, and resources from hostile forces throughout the base security zone of military installations. The duties operate in various field environments, performs individual and team patrol movements, tactical drills, battle procedures, convoys, military operations other than war, antiterrorism duties, and other special duties. The duties cover operating communications equipment, vehicles, intrusion detection equipment, individual and crew-served weapons, and other special purpose equipment. In addition, police work involves self-aid buddy care and life saving procedures as first responders to accident and disaster scenes. It provides armed response and controls entry to installations and protection level resources. The work involves detecting and reporting the presence of unauthorized personnel and activities; and, implementing security reporting and alerting systems. The duties require the enforcement and adherence to the standards of conduct, discipline, and adherence to laws and directives. The work directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic; investigates motor vehicle accidents, minor crimes, and incidents; and operates speed measuring, drug and alcohol, and breath test devices. It leads, manages, supervises, and implements ground weapons training programs. Duties involve the control and safeguarding of arms, ammunition, and equipment; and, instructs ground weapons qualification training. The tasks provides guidance on weapons placement to security forces and ground defense force commanders. The position inspects ground weapons and replaces unserviceable parts and analyzes malfunctions by inspection and serviceability testing. It uses precision gauges, testing instruments, and special tools to adjust parts and operating mechanisms. The position requires function-fires of weapons for accuracy and serviceability. It controls and operates firing ranges and associated facilities to include supervising construction and rehabilitation. The position employs military working dogs to support worldwide security force operations and executive agency requirements to include nuclear, Presidential support, federal law enforcement and national strategic programs. Ensures health and welfare of military working dogs. Trains handlers and military working dogs on all aspects of military working dog training.


The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

 Office of Personnel Management  New Employee Website -

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office.  You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.  The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives.  In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.

For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies:


IncentiveTermination without Recoupment:

If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.

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