Supervisor Police Officer
Army Installation Management Command

Warren, Michigan
No longer open

Permanent - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 18, 2016 ()
    Close: April 22, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    Internal Job Number: NCBV160027601-1669449D
  • Organization Details
    Army Installation Management Command
    Department of the Army
  • Salary Information
    $77,254.00 - $100,429.00 Per Year
    75% above average

    Pay Band: GS-0083-12/12
  • Who Can Apply?
    United States Citizens
Position Summary

About the Position: This position is in the Provost Marshal Police Division in the United States Army Garrison (USAG) located at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren MI. Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.


Experience required: To qualify based on your work 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: Experience that provided knowledge of a body of laws and regulations, DoD, Department of Army, UCMJ, and local laws and statues, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills; investigative work; patrolling; issuing tickets and writing police reports; ability to lead a team; knowledge of Federal and State vehicle and crime information automated systems used to obtain immediate information required by Police Officers on duty and supporting numerous reporting requirements; knowledge of and skill in applying investigative methods and techniques to investigate violations or reports of probable incidents on the installation; prepare statistical data reports, long-range plans, and funding requests; prepare accident reports, including detailed drawings of the accident location; give detailed narrative reports; interview persons to obtain information for reports; and to testify in court; experience in leadership and/or supervision of an entire department with input on hiring, discipline, performance, and delegation of work through subordinates; short and long term planning, analyzing workforce trends, developing projections in the field. This work was performed at the GS-11 level.


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

  • Ability to Perform Law Enforcement
  • Skill in Leadership and Supervision
  • Skill in Oral and Written Communication
  • Skill in Program Management


Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade (or equivalent).


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  [For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.]


The Army Civilian Education System (CES) is a structured, progressive, sequential program which broadens the targeted civilian educational training base. It provides leader training and education that supports civilian leaders' career path requirements and professional development, and promotes lifelong learning and self development as integral parts of the civilian leader development program. CES provides leader development opportunities for Army civilians.


As a supervisor, you must comply with the Army Civilian Education System (CES) course and timeline requirements.  The Supervisory Development Course (SDC) must be completed within one year of placement into a supervisory position and then completed as a refresher course every three years.  For information on CES, please visit the following site:


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.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • This is a Career Program Position (CP) 19.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Must file annual financial statement (OGE 450).
  • May require overtime work.
  • Position may require incumbent to work in extreme and/or hazardous conditions.
  • Position may require incumbent to work in inclement weather.
  • Position may require incumbent to stand for long periods of time.
  • May require shift work and/or work on rotating shifts to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays and in other situations.
  • Position requires employee to wear a uniform and/or protective clothing. (i.e. ballistic gear, gas mask, breathing apparatus, etc; per AR 190-56 [guards and police)
  • Schedule tour of duty will require evenings, weekends and holiday work hours.
  • Position may be filled by temporary promotion not to exceed 5 years
  • Position may be filled by temporary reassignment not to exceed 5 years.
  • Competitive temporary promotion may be made permanent without further competition.
  • Position may require incumbent to lift heavy objects, up to and over 40 pounds.
  • A medical examination is required.
  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
  • Must comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements and comply with form DA 5019.
  • Firearms testing required on a semi-annual basis.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel of 10% May be Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

As Chief, Police/Provost Marshal Division, you will be technically and administratively responsible for the law enforcement operations at a large or medium garrison within the Installation Management Command (IMCOM).  These responsibilities include:  (1) police services; (2) vehicle and weapons registration; (3) traffic; (4) military police investigations; (5) military absentee and deserter apprehension (AWOL/Deserter); (6) special reaction team; (7) MP Desk/E-911; (8) MWD/K-9; (9) evidence room; (10) reporting SIR; (11) discipline control board; (12) customs; (13) coordination with U.S. Army  Criminal Investigation Command; (14) police intelligence; (15) law enforcement support contingency missions; (16) game warden; (17) physical security; (18) anti-terrorism/force protection; (19) homeland security task execution; (20) Intrusion Detection Systems; and (21) liaison with state and local law enforcement officials.  You will be technically and administratively responsible for the law enforcement operations performing a wide range of managerial tasks in planning, managing, directing and evaluating law enforcement operations with full authority to make decisions and commit to a course of action.


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.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Proceduresinformation sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. [Delete this statement if this announcement will only be used to fill one position]
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