Policer Officer
U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command

Charlottesville, Virginia
No longer open

Excepted Service Permanent - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 18, 2016 ()
    Close: April 27, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    Internal Job Number: WTST161159401652252
  • Organization Details
    U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
    Department of the Army
  • Salary Information
    $36,025.00 - $46,831.00 Per Year
    18% below average

    Pay Band: GG-0083-06/06
  • Who Can Apply?
    US Citizens and Status Candidates
Position Summary

About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the National Ground Intelligence Center Staff Management Directorate, Charlottesville, VA. WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified information WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted. Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee Current Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (excluding Army) Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army) Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD) Former Permanent Federal Employee eligible to be reappointed Veteran with a service-connected disability of 30% or more Disabled Veteran with a service-connected disability of more than 10%/less than 30% Applicant eligible for 10-Point Other veteran's rating or Derived Veterans' Preference Veteran eligible for 5-Point Preference U.S. Citizen Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. This is a Career Program (CP) Position [19]


In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Experience required: 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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.  Specialized experience is defined as: performing law enforcement operations, practices, such as law enforcement security operation procedures and specialized operating requirements for safeguarding sensitive intelligence facilities, equipment, materials and information; experience in, and extensive knowledge of law enforcement rules, methods, procedures and techniques vehicle and foot patrols, and physical security in order to perform the full range of operations in crime prevention and law enforcement. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service at the GS/GG 05. 

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

      Ability to Maintain Law and Order
      Knowledge of Physical Security of Facilities
      Knowledge of Staff Duty and Safeguard Sensitive Materials

    NOTE: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency so long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the series.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.   For this position, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone; substitution of education for experience is not permitted.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
  • 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.
  • Two year trial period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on an SSBI with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI).
  • IAW Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, incumbent must pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • TDY may constitute up to 20% of the time.
  • This position requires 24-hour rotating shift work including weekends and holidays; and the employee is subject to recall in times of emergency.
  • The incumbent is required to carry a firearm. Must remain proficient in the use of the assigned weapon, and must qualify on assigned weapon on an annual basis.
  • Incumbent is required to wear a uniform.
  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg amendment to the gun control act of 1968 which makes it a felony for anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence to ship, transport, possess, or receive firearms or ammunition. Civilian personnel of the Department of the Defense are not exempt from this provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, selectee will be required to sign a form acknowledging understanding of this provision.
  • A pre-employment and annual physical is required.
  • Must pass periodic medical examinations and required physical agility tests, in accordance with AR 190-56.
    All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployments during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Temporary duty travel may be required 20% of the time
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Maintain law and order within the federal jurisdiction of National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) facilities in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and established procedures; and to prevent unauthorized access to NGIC facilities, materials and information. Perform a range of law enforcement, crime prevention, and security protection duties within a sensitive intelligence operation facility. The work impacts the physical safety and welfare of the NGIC work force, and protects sensitive intelligence facilities, equipment, and information from unauthorized access.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

  • 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.
  • Salary indicated includes applicable locality pay.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
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