Police Officer
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Springfield, Ohio
No longer open

Indefinite - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 1, 2016 ()
    Close: April 30, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    Internal Job Number: JA 16-175-T
  • Organization Details
    Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
    Department of the Air Force
  • Salary Information
    $36,702.00 - $47,711.00 Per Year
    15% below average

    Pay Band: GS-0083-06/06
  • Who Can Apply?
    This vacancy is open to current Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard. First consideration will be given to current member of the 178th SFS.
Position Summary

Appointment is INDEFINITE (for a period NTE 4 years) OR may become Permanent. It can also be terminated at any time, with a 30 day notice NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED POSITION DESCRIPTION # D2155000 This position is located in an Air National Guard Wing, Mission Support Group, Security Forces Squadron. The primary purpose of this position is to protect Federal property from hazards such as sabotage, espionage, trespass, theft, fire, and accident or willful damage and destruction. To maintain law and order, preserve the peace, and protect life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of the military installation. DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS LISTED BELOW Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade:  SSgt (E-5)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 3P051 
  • Must have a valid State driver's license for the State in which he or she lives or is principally employed.


If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.


It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.


It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.




General Experience:

All GS-0083 series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. Understanding of the basic principles and concepts of military security forces functions, laws, policies, regulations, rules, procedures, and methods. Also, have general experience performing functions such as weapon systems and resource security, air base defense, law enforcement; and, if applicable for the position, experience in handling military working dog functions or combat arms functions.


Specialized Experience:(GS-0083-06)

Is experience that prepares the applicant to perform the duties of the position. Knowledge is mandatory of: 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.
In addition to successful completion of the basic technical training course program, for this series, refer to each entry grade levels and mandatory experiences.




A maximum of 6 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in Police Science or a comparable degree program related to the work of the position.



This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

(1)  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 the Federal or civil police or other law enforcement officers for arrest and/or posting of collateral.  Serves at fixed posts or patrols the installation on foot or in vehicles; responds to alarms, irregularities, and unusual or suspicious circumstances.  Responds to calls for emergency assistance to include active shooter, suspicious persons, catastrophic events, scenes of crimes/natural disasters and enemy attacks, and makes apprehensions. Incumbent 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 include directing traffic and escorting dignitaries. Incumbent enforces pertinent administrative rules and regulations governing traffic control, parking, building, or other facility access, and breaches in physical security controls (locks, fences, gates, or other barriers). 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.  The incumbent 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. 

(2)  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 Security Forces Management Information Systems (SFMIS) 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 emergencies, complaints, violations, accidents, and 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.




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1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

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