Supervisory Police Officer, GS-0083-08
Air Force Materiel Command

Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
No longer open

Term NTE 30 Sep 2017 - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 20, 2016 ()
    Close: April 27, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    Internal Job Number: AFMCD-1683863-000000-9X-AL
  • Organization Details
    Air Force Materiel Command
    Department of the Air Force
  • Salary Information
    $45,168.00 - $58,715.00 Per Year
    3% above average

    Pay Band: GS-0083-08/08
  • Who Can Apply?
    United States Citizens
Position Summary

This announcement will result in a 90-day register which may be used to fill vacancies for 90 days after the closing date of this announcement. Referrals may be made as vacancies occur. Position Summary: To serve as a first level supervisor and/or flight chief, providing planning, directing, organizing, and exercising control over nonsupervisory employees assigned to the Security Forces Flight. This position is located with the 88th Security Forces Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. This position may be designated mission essential based on local conditions. Mission essential personnel report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release. This position may be designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties of this position may be locally determined to be essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency is not available. This is a TERM (time-limited) position. It may be extended for a maximum of 4 years. The incumbent cannot be converted to a permanent position based on selection from this announcement.


Minimum Qualifications Supervisory Police Officer, GS-0083-08: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-07) or equivalent obtained in either private or public sector. 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. 


To view the complete Individual Occupational Requirement for this series click here.

Additional Requirements: In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications the applicant must also successfully pass the physical evaluations/tests of this position including but not limited to:

Pre-employment Physical Examination: Applicants must be able to meet the established Medical Evaluation Guidelines as well as the established hearing standards and discern colors, contrast, and depth for this occupational series. Click here to view the applicable guidelines.

Physical Agility Fitness Testing: Physical evaluations include 1.5 mile run in 16 minutes 17 seconds or less, 300 meter run in 66 seconds or less, a minimum of 32 push-ups (un-timed), Agility run of 18.1 seconds or less, and vertical jump with a minimum height of 16.5 inches. (Note: A medical clearance from your private physician may be provided clearing you to take the annual Physical Agility Test (PAT). This medical clearance is subject to the reviewing medical officer's approval.)

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.


  • This is a Testing Designated Position. The incumbent may be subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment and participation in random drug testing.  
  • The work requires a valid driver?s license and the incumbent must be able to operate all Security Forces Vehicles and installed equipment.
  • Must be qualified in the use of required weapons. 
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. 
  • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours. Overtime may be required. 
  • May be required to wear special protective clothing such as coats, boots, vests, gas masks, and/or helmets. 
  • Must undergo initial and periodic job compatibility assessments. 
  • Must obtain and maintain first responder training/certifications required in CPR techniques, self aid buddy care, and first aid on the job and maintain annually. 
  • Must wear a uniform and meet applicable Air Force dress and appearance standards. 
  • Subject to annual duty position evaluation on a pass/fail standard.
  • Must pass initial formal law enforcement training school as determined by functional, a certificate from a federally recognized Law Enforcement Academy is preferred. 
  • Work may require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft. 
  • Exposed to high levels of noise such as aircraft engines. 
  • Incumbent will be exposed to the day-to-day dangers associated with law enforcement and security duties. 
  • This position may fall under the Standard Premium Pay Provisions under Title 5 USC. 
  • Recurring training is required to keep the incumbent knowledgeable on the updated specialized tactics, techniques and procedures necessary for preparation and response to catastrophic event, terrorist attacks and related threats to installations.
  • Ability to employ ?infantry/SWAT? small unit tactics involving fire and maneuver, with rapid advancing movement between defensive positions, while wearing protective gear for extended periods of time, e.g., employing ?Active Shooter? response tactics and techniques as a member of a small team is required. 
  • All newly-assigned first-level supervisors are required to complete Mandatory Supervisory Training (MST) within 120-days of assignment.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel by military/commercial aircraft.
Relocation Authorized
  • No

? Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of a Security Forces Flight, ensuring that personnel comply with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs.
? Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management.  Selects or recommends selection of candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignments in consideration of skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EEO and diversity objectives.  Develops, modifies, and/or interprets performance standards. 
? Represents the organization with a variety of installation and functional area organizations. 
? Performs and enforces the full range of police officer duties within the military installation. 

BENEFITS Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.


MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP):  Click here for specific program requirements.


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for this special priority selection.  A well-qualified ICTAP applicant as defined in 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 330.604(k) is one whose competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  


Reemployment Annuitant: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on the Employment of Annuitants.   Click here for more information.

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