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Supervisory Police Officer (DE/CR)
Office of the Secretary

Boulder, Colorado; Gaithersburg, Maryland
Closed
No longer open

Full Time, Permanent. - Competitive Service: Career or Career Conditional

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: December 5, 2018 ()
    Close: December 12, 2018 ()
  • Position Properties
    Police
    Internal Job Number: OS/OSY-2019-0014
  • Organization Details
    Office of the Secretary
    Department of Commerce
  • Salary Information
    $49,120.00 - $70,207.00 Per Year
    13% above average

    Pay Band: ZS-0083-04/04
  • Who Can Apply?
Position Summary
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  • Open & closing dates

    12/05/2018 to 12/12/2018

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    ZS 04

  • Salary

    $49,120 to $70,207 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Full Time, Permanent.

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Competitive Service: Career or Career Conditional

Help Locations

Few vacancies in the following locations:

  • Boulder, CO
  • Gaithersburg, MD
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

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OS/OSY-2019-0014

Control number

518671400

  • Duties Help Duties

    The incumbent of this position serves as a Supervisory Police Officer on any assigned watch. The selected candidate will receive an assignment within the Client Services Division of OSY supporting the NIST Police Services Group (PSG). 

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    IMPORTANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in this announcement. As a result the first referral of applicants will be made from those who apply by 11:59 PM ET on the date of receipt of the 200th application. Additional referrals may be made as requested by management.

    NIST PSG staff is responsible for providing leadership, command, and control of the law enforcement and physical security protection services implemented to safeguard property, equipment, material, sensitive documents and personnel of our clients that impact the Department and U.S. Government.

    The ZS band IV is equivalent to the grades 07/08 on the GS pay scale. The ZS band 5 is equivalent to the grades 09/10 on the GS-pay scale.

    If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

    The salary range for Gaithersburg, MD is between $50,554 and $70,207. The salary of this position may exceed $70,207 up to $74,482 through pay for performance increases only.

    The salary range for Boulder, CO is between $49,120 and $68,142. The salary of this position may exceed $68,142 up to $72,292 through pay for performance increases only.

    This position is also being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion (MAP) vacancy number: OS/OSY-2019-0013. Applicants who wish to be considered under MAP and DE must apply to both vacancies separately.

    A one (1) year probationary period may be required. Additionally, a one (1) year supervisory probationary period may be required.

    Selectee may be required to work overtime.

    This position is subject to recall 24/7 and the employee is required to work shifts; days off vary.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Supervisory Police Officer, ZS-0083-IV FPL V positions within the same division in the same geographical locations listed in this announcement, with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

    Duties included:

    • Enforcing federal and state laws, ordinances, and regulations including criminal, civil and traffic; executing misdemeanor and felony warrants of arrest; and appearing in court as required.
    • Protecting employees, associates, contractors, visitors, property, and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry; patrolling sites, buildings and grounds by foot, vehicle, or other means.
    • Enforcing access control requirements; enforcing parking regulations, issuing traffic citations, and inspecting vehicles entering the site.
    • Conducting inquiries into complaints, potential violations of federal/state laws and preparing investigative reports on accidents, property damage, fires, legal violations, thefts and disturbances of the peace.
    • Supervising shift activities to include proper oversight of law enforcement activities ensuring that law enforcement acts follow proper policy, management directives and standard operating policy.

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    05

  • Job family (Series)

    0083 Police

  • Requirements Help Requirements
    • You must be suitable for Federal employment.
    • You must be a U.S. citizen.
    • You must obtain and maintain a Critical Sensitive Secret security clearance
    • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
    • Pre-placement physical/medical clearance required prior to appointment .
    • Urinalysis required to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.

    SECURITY CLEARANCE:  This position requires a SECRET CLEARANCE. Any required investigations and clearances must be completed before the selectee can be placed in the position.

    Applicants must meet requirements by 11:59 EASTERN TIME ZONE (ETZ) on the closing date of this announcement. If selected for Federal employment, you will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment" OF-306, prior to being appointed.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: 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 without risk to themselves or others. Applicants and employees must possess emotional and mental stability. In most instances, a specific medical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee. A 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 prosthesis or mechanical aid. Reasonable accommodation shall also be considered in determining an applicant's ability to perform the duties of a position. Reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to the use of assistive devices, job modification or restructurings, provision of readers and interpreters, or adjusted work schedules.

    The position requires you to wear ?second chance? vest equipment i.e., ballistic vests, etc.; and to pass all designated certification programs.

    LICENSE: Will be required to operate a motor vehicle, and must possess and maintain a valid state operator's license.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT CONTINUED BELOW

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT - CONTINUED: 

    MEDICAL EXAM/DRUG TESTING: All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use and satisfactorily pass all required preplacement physical/medical examinations prior to appointment.

    Selectee must be able to successfully pass, as applicable, annual and periodic physical/medical examinations, drug screenings, and psychological screenings to maintain a level of physical fitness in accordance with the standards and policies of this agency.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    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).  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. 

    FIREARMS: Selectee will be required to carry and use a firearm, demonstrate proficiency on a recurring basis, and not be in violation of 18 USC 922 (Lautenberg Amendment).

    NOTE: LAUTENBERG AMENDMENT -- This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, USC Section 992(g)). A felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence is generally defined under the statute, as any offense involving the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by the victim's current or former domestic partner, parent or guardian. The term convicted, as defined in the statute, excludes any person whose conviction has been expunged, set-aside or pardoned, or any person whose civil rights have been restored, so long as such restoration docs not restrict the shipping, transport, possession or receipt of firearms or ammunition. Candidates who have been convicted or a felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the referenced statutes are not eligible for the position.

    To qualify for a ZS-IV or GS-07 Supervisory Police Officer, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the ZS-III or GS-06 (or equivalent band). Specialized Experience is 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. 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 parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Specialized Experience should include MOST of the following work activities such as, but not limited to: enforcing laws and regulations and law enforcement operations, practices or techniques that involve maintaining order and protecting life and property: and providing guidance on police, security, anti-terrorism and law enforcement policies and procedures.

    MANDATORY COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING: Applicants who have satisfactorily completed a basic law enforcement training program provided by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center or an equivalent training program should provide a copy of your certification during the hiring process. Selectees who do not possess such certification will be required to successfully complete the course after entrance on duty.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Supervisory Police Officer ZS-0083-4 positions within Office of the Secretary (OS)  in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100.  Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade level, and duty location;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.

    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a work-related compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade/band level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that do not fall under competitive examining procedures; however, they may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

    1. Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) 
    2. 30% or more disabled veterans 
    3. Persons with disabilities 
    4. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) 
    5. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

    We will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/ No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." However, your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best qualified candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. 

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold) depending on the position and grade level of the job.

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Ability to respond to incidents and offenses against persons and property.
    • Skill in the use of weapons.
    • Ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information to prepare and present technical reports and briefings.
    • Ability to lead and motivate a subordinate staff to accomplish goals and objectives and ensure actions taken by subordinate staff are compliant and adhere to standard operating procedures.

    To preview questions please click here.

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents Help Required Documents

    A complete application consists of the following:

    • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume must indicate your citizenship and if you are registered for Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/59.  Your resume must include information about your paid and nonpaid work experience related to this position including: job title, duration of employment (mm/dd/yy ? mm/dd/yy), hours per week, duties and accomplishments, salary, and your education. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position/s. Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire.
    • If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service or other valid proof of eligibility (i.e., statement of service that shows service dates AND character of service). If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference see http://www.opm.gov/staffingPortal/Vetguide.asp#VeteransEmploymentAct1998.
    • Active Duty Service Members-- You must submit a statement of discharge/certification of release or an official written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions no later than 120 days from the date the announcement closes. Enlisted Record Briefs and military identification do NOT qualify as official documentation. If the appropriate information is not submitted to confirm the discharge status, dates of service, etc., you will not be considered for this job opportunity under Veteran Preference procedures. To gain access to your DD-214 online please visit http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records
    • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) documentation if applicable (see additional information).

    OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:

    • Proof of law enforcement training (if applicable)

    You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient.  FAILURE TO SUBMIT (VIA FAX OR ATTACHMENT) THE APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS MAY EXCLUDE YOU FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

    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.

    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

    Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.

    To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at http://www.usajobs.gov
    To begin, click the Apply Online button near the bottom of this screen and follow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. (After registering in your USAJOBS account and clicking "Submit," you will automatically transition to the Department of Commerce's specific site where you will complete your application. You must click "Submit" at the end of the application process to send your application for consideration.)

    To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and click on "Applications." Click on the position title, and then select "Update Application."

    If you have problems completing your on-line application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk via mgshelp@monster.com (866-656-6831). The help desk is available Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, please contact: Julia Schroeder. 

    Agency contact information Armand Patterson Phone

    703-259-9347

    TDD

    1-800-877-8339

    Fax

    000-000-0000

    Email

    Dochr_inquiries@yrci.com

    Address

    OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
    1401 Constitution Ave. NW
    Rm 50030
    Washington, District of Columbia 20230
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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Office of the Secretary, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    https://careerconnector.jobs.treas.gov/doc/vacancy/preview.hms?orgId=12&jnum=120591#overview/

    You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website at http://usajobs.gov/ and clicking on ?Applications".

    The status will be visible next to the corresponding positions. The four points of notification are:

    1. Application Received or Application Incomplete;
    2. Minimum Qualification Requirement Met or Minimum Qualification Requirement Not Met;
    3. Referred or Not Referred; and
    4. Selected or Not Selected 

    By submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy of the information contained in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be terminated after you begin work; or, you may be fined or jailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

    You will be required to submit official documentation prior to appointment. The agency will then verify the information provided on your application (i.e., degree, veterans' preference, disability, etc.)

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.


Qualifications

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT - CONTINUED: 

MEDICAL EXAM/DRUG TESTING: All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use and satisfactorily pass all required preplacement physical/medical examinations prior to appointment.

Selectee must be able to successfully pass, as applicable, annual and periodic physical/medical examinations, drug screenings, and psychological screenings to maintain a level of physical fitness in accordance with the standards and policies of this agency.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

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).  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. 

FIREARMS: Selectee will be required to carry and use a firearm, demonstrate proficiency on a recurring basis, and not be in violation of 18 USC 922 (Lautenberg Amendment).

NOTE: LAUTENBERG AMENDMENT -- This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, USC Section 992(g)). A felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence is generally defined under the statute, as any offense involving the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by the victim's current or former domestic partner, parent or guardian. The term convicted, as defined in the statute, excludes any person whose conviction has been expunged, set-aside or pardoned, or any person whose civil rights have been restored, so long as such restoration docs not restrict the shipping, transport, possession or receipt of firearms or ammunition. Candidates who have been convicted or a felony or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the referenced statutes are not eligible for the position.

To qualify for a ZS-IV or GS-07 Supervisory Police Officer, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the ZS-III or GS-06 (or equivalent band). Specialized Experience is 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. 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 parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Specialized Experience should include MOST of the following work activities such as, but not limited to: enforcing laws and regulations and law enforcement operations, practices or techniques that involve maintaining order and protecting life and property: and providing guidance on police, security, anti-terrorism and law enforcement policies and procedures.

Duties

The incumbent of this position serves as a Supervisory Police Officer on any assigned watch. The selected candidate will receive an assignment within the Client Services Division of OSY supporting the NIST Police Services Group (PSG). 

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.

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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