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Supervisory Police Officer
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Gainesville, Florida
Closed
No longer open

Permanent - Full-Time

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: September 13, 2017 ()
    Close: September 19, 2017 ()
  • Position Properties
    Police
    Internal Job Number: 10046518
  • Organization Details
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Salary Information
    $40,683.00 - $52,893.00 Per Year
    5% below average

    Pay Band: GS-0083-7/7
  • Who Can Apply?
    Agency Employees Only of North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Police Service Only
Position Summary
USAJOBS - Job Announcement Supervisory Police Officer Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Police Service Help Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    09/13/2017 to 09/19/2017

  • Salary

    $40,683 to $52,893 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 7

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Help Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Gainesville, FL
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Help This job is open to Print Share Save Announcement number

10046518

Control number

479326400

  • Duties Help Duties

    Please read the announcement in its entirety before beginning the application process to ensure you submit all required documents. All documents requiring signature must be signed and dated prior to submission in order to be considered complete.
    One (1) vacancy exist for an Supervisory Police Officer position in Gainesville, FL with the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

    OUR MISSION:
    To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

    Learn more about this agency

    The incumbent enforces Federal Laws, Codes and VA Regulations, in the protection of lives and Civil Rights of persons on VA controlled property. Duties include:

    • Supervises a team consisting of subordinate police officers and security assistants.
    • Exercises a full range of personnel management responsibilities to include leave approval, scheduling, performance evaluations and personnel actions.
    • Follows medical center police procedures and special orders applying to his/her station, assign patrol and special duties to police actions.
    • Ensures subordinates remain in compliance with existing Federal and State Laws, Department of Veteran Affairs and Medical Center regulations and directives.

    Work schedule: Compressed 12 hours shifts to include Weekends.
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Available
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Supervisory Police Officer/ 573-01622-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    This Position Description/Functional Statement is available to view at the Office of Human Resources, 1601 Southwest Archer Road, Trailer T-11, Gainesville, Florida during the duration of this posting. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    This job is open to? Agency Employees Only of North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Police Service Only

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0083 Police

  • Requirements Help Requirements
    • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job.
    • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
    • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
    • Time in grade requirement must be met.
    • Subject to background/security investigation

    Physical Requirements: The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors and ability to hear the conversational voice. Agencies may establish additional, job-related physical or medical requirements provided that the specific position(S) involves the arduous or hazardous duties to which the physical requirements relate.
    Applicants and employees must have the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position with out risk to themselves or others. Applicant sand employees must possess emotional and mental stability. In most instances, a specific medical condition or impairment is disqualifying only if the condition, for good medical reason, precludes assignment to or warrants restriction from the duties of the specific position. For some positions, the loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthetics or mechanical aid. Reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to the used of assistive devices, job modification or restructuring, provision of readers and interpreters, or adjusted work schedule.

    To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/19/2017.

    Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6 . The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
    You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
    • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-6 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property, in performing criminal investigation duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Creditable experience may have been gained in work as a Certified Police Officer, for a Local, State, or Federal Law Enforcement agency. Experience may have also been gained through work as a Police Officer for any Branch of the US Military.
    You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Arrest
    • Conflict Management

    Along with other characteristics such as Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    KSA 1- Knowledge of Federal and State Police Statutes, Laws and VA Regulations.
    KSA 2- Ability to exercise the full range of personnel management responsibilities to include leave approval, scheduling, performance evaluations and personnel actions.
    KSA 3- Skilled at supervising a team of subordinate police officers and security assistants.
    If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.

    1. Qualified applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination, which will include a psychological assessment test.

    2. Selected applicants are subject to a character investigation for review of their employment and criminal history, if any, and may be disqualified for employment based on the information received.

    3. Incumbent will be required to operate a police vehicle and must maintain a valid, state issued, and driver's license.

    4. Incumbent will be required to carry a firearm while performing duties and must maintain firearm proficiency.

    5. Incumbent will be required to pass the Basic Police Officer Course, given at the VA Law Enforcement Training Center, located in Little Rock, Arkansas.

    6. A police officer that is convicted of domestic violence conviction can no longer be authorized to own, be issued, purchase, or otherwise have possession of a handgun under the Lautenberg Amendment (PL 104-208) to the Gun Control Act of 1968 (18 U.S.C. 922)

    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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

    There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

    PLEASE NOTE: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

    Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.

    It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

    Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

    Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

    For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

    If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

    Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Security clearance

    Public Trust - Background Investigation

  • Required Documents Help Required Documents

    1. (REQUIRED)Resume-must include the vacancy announcement number, position title, grade, how to contact you, descriptions of jobs held including the name and address of employer, job title, description of duties, beginning and ending date, (month and year) of employment, and average hours worked per week.
    2. (REQUIRED) Responses to Occupational Questionnaire.https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10046518
    3. (REQUIRED)SF-50 Current Federal employees, MUST include a copy of latest NON-AWARD SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action must be submitted showing current position, grade, series, etc. 'Awards' or 'Incentives do not contain the required information and will not be considered valid required documentation to verify status.

    The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified".

    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.

    http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp

    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

    All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 09/19/2017 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10046518.

    1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.
    NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Application page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete. Agency contact information HRMS Front Desk Phone

    3525486009

    Email

    NFSGHRMSSTAFFING@VA.GOV

    Address

    Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    1601 Southwest Archer Road
    Gainesville, FL
    US Learn more about this agency

    Learn more about what it's like to work at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    http://www.va.gov/jobs/

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

    You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center.

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 and hiring process 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/479326400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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Qualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/19/2017.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6 . The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-6 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property, in performing criminal investigation duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Creditable experience may have been gained in work as a Certified Police Officer, for a Local, State, or Federal Law Enforcement agency. Experience may have also been gained through work as a Police Officer for any Branch of the US Military.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Arrest
  • Conflict Management

Along with other characteristics such as Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

KSA 1- Knowledge of Federal and State Police Statutes, Laws and VA Regulations.
KSA 2- Ability to exercise the full range of personnel management responsibilities to include leave approval, scheduling, performance evaluations and personnel actions.
KSA 3- Skilled at supervising a team of subordinate police officers and security assistants.
If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.

1. Qualified applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination, which will include a psychological assessment test.

2. Selected applicants are subject to a character investigation for review of their employment and criminal history, if any, and may be disqualified for employment based on the information received.

3. Incumbent will be required to operate a police vehicle and must maintain a valid, state issued, and driver's license.

4. Incumbent will be required to carry a firearm while performing duties and must maintain firearm proficiency.

5. Incumbent will be required to pass the Basic Police Officer Course, given at the VA Law Enforcement Training Center, located in Little Rock, Arkansas.

6. A police officer that is convicted of domestic violence conviction can no longer be authorized to own, be issued, purchase, or otherwise have possession of a handgun under the Lautenberg Amendment (PL 104-208) to the Gun Control Act of 1968 (18 U.S.C. 922)

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Duties

Please read the announcement in its entirety before beginning the application process to ensure you submit all required documents. All documents requiring signature must be signed and dated prior to submission in order to be considered complete.
One (1) vacancy exist for an Supervisory Police Officer position in Gainesville, FL with the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

OUR MISSION:
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

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.

http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp

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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