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Police Officer
Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM)

Watervliet, New York
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2 Years - Full-Time

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: January 2, 2019 ()
    Close: January 11, 2019 ()
  • Position Properties
    Police
    Internal Job Number: NEAJ192937717726HD
  • Organization Details
    Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM)
    Department of the Army
  • Salary Information
    $37,588.00 - $48,859.00 Per Year
    14% below average

    Pay Band: GS-0083-6/6
  • Who Can Apply?
Position Summary
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  • Open & closing dates

    01/02/2019 to 01/11/2019

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 6

  • Salary

    $37,588 to $48,859 per year

  • Appointment type

    Term - 2 Years

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Help Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Watervliet, NY 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

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NEAJ192937717726HD

Control number

520469200

  • Duties Help Duties

    About the Position: The Watervliet Arsenal is an Army owned & operated manufacturing center located in NY. It is the oldest, continuously active arsenal in the United States having begun operations in 1813. Today it is relied upon by U.S. and foreign militaries to produce the most advanced, high-powered weaponry for cannon, howitzer, and mortar systems. The Arsenal is the only location in the DoD that has a weapons research facility (Benét Labs) collocated with a manufacturing facility.

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    • Conduct traffic law enforcement patrol using specialized equipment such as radar, traffic classifier, and breathalyzer.
    • Perform access control and patrol duties to detect and prevent theft, damage, accident, trespass, sabotage and espionage and to enforce the security regulations of the installation.
    • Serve as a Patrol/Dispatch Officer in dispatching various patrol activities.
    • Respond immediately to and conduct preliminary investigations relating to felonies, misdemeanors, and other criminal acts such as grandlarceny, rape, sabotage, espionage, armed robbery, attempted murder/murder, assaults, complaints of disputes, ect.
    • Maintain firearm, uniform, and other issued equipment in good working order and condition.

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required up to 10%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

  • Job family (Series)

    0083 Police

  • Requirements Help Requirements
    • Requires a pre-employment physical and annual physicals thereafter.
    • Subject to the requirements of the Individual Reliability Program (IRP).
    • Requires to pass a pre-employment physical agility test and annual physical agility test thereafter.
    • Requires to qualify with assigned weapons and to familiarize with special weapons commensurate with the duties assigned.
    • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
    • Subject to the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Candidates with convictions of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are not eligible for this position.
    • Requires incumbent to work rotating shifts and other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays and overtime.
    • Requires the incumbent to wear a police officer uniform and to use protective clothing or gear.
    • Requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a valid New York State driver's license.
    • Requires the incumbent to be subject to less than lethal weapons (pepper spray certification).
    • Must graduate from the U.S. Army Military Police School (USAMPS) Civilian Police Academy and complete the Field Training Officer (FTO) within one year of hire, depending on course availability and/or funding.
    • Must complete initial and annual Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and first aid within one year of hire depending on course availability and/or funding.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Minimum Qualifications: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Your resume must reflect one year of Specialized experience which includes (1) the prevention, detection and/or investigation of crimes; (2) the response to citizens in emergency/non-emergency situations; (3) the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; and (4) maintaining order and protecting life. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-05.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

    • Arrest/Apprehension
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Surveillance
    • Traffic Control

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) #19 position
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • 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.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
    • This is a TERM appointment and it may be extended for up to a total of 6 years.
    • Contingent to specific conditions, there may be an opportunity to be noncompetitively converted to a permanent career-conditional or career appointment.

    TERM employees are eligible for many of the same benefits as permanent employees including: paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health, dental, vision and life insurance, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) retirement plan, which includes the Thrift Savings Plan, a 401k-style investment plan with up to 5% employer matching.

    THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE SOLICITATION - These positions are being advertised through the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Domestic Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Facilities. Under this authority, competitive rating/ranking and veterans' preference procedures do not apply.

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé will be forwarded to the selecting supervisor. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents Help Required Documents

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume and your responses to the online questionnaire. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional

    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility. 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.

  • Benefits Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply Help How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/11/2019 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10387726).
    • Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
    • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/. Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk Phone

    (000)000-0000

    Email

    USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL

    Address

    AJ-APF-W0K9AA US ARMY ARSENAL, WATERVLIET
    DO NOT MAIL
    Watervliet, NY 12189
    US Learn more about this agency

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE SOLICITATION - These positions are being advertised through the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Domestic Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Facilities. Under this authority, competitive rating/ranking and veterans' preference procedures do not apply.

    Learn more about what it's like to work at Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM), what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    http://www.wva.army.mil//

    If you have questions regarding this job posting please visit https://portal.chra.army.mil/hr_public?id=form_public&sys_id=-1&table=u_application_inquiry_staging and complete the online submission form. To expedite the process please include the Job announcement number, which can be found at the top, right hand side of the job announcement.

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520469200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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Qualifications

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Minimum Qualifications: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Your resume must reflect one year of Specialized experience which includes (1) the prevention, detection and/or investigation of crimes; (2) the response to citizens in emergency/non-emergency situations; (3) the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; and (4) maintaining order and protecting life. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-05.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Arrest/Apprehension
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Surveillance
  • Traffic Control
Duties

About the Position: The Watervliet Arsenal is an Army owned & operated manufacturing center located in NY. It is the oldest, continuously active arsenal in the United States having begun operations in 1813. Today it is relied upon by U.S. and foreign militaries to produce the most advanced, high-powered weaponry for cannon, howitzer, and mortar systems. The Arsenal is the only location in the DoD that has a weapons research facility (Benét Labs) collocated with a manufacturing facility.

Learn more about this agency
Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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