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Job Title: Police Officer
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 05/20/2019
Expire Date: 06/19/2019
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Internet/E-Commerce, Law Enforcement, and Security, Military, Web Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Police Officer
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/22/2019. 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-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. 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 as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include but are not limited to: 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. Credible specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force or through service as a military police officer, in performing criminal investigative duties or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Specialized experience must have included active arrest authority and firearm proficiency with a license to carry; experience as a security guard is generally not qualifying. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
CommunicationCriminal InvestigationCustomer ServicePersonnel Security and SafetyWriting 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. Physical Requirements: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion, long hours of standing, walking, driving and similar activities. Must respond to alarms, pursue suspects, participate in training activities, climb stairs and walk during assigned foot patrols in and around large buildings, campus and other physical settings. Agility, dexterity and strength are needed to pursue, apprehend and detain uncooperative suspects. On a regular and recurring basis the work requires strenuous exertion physically restraining disorderly individuals to prevent harm to others or the individual. Must be physically able to lift or carry injured persons, evacuate persons to safety during storms, disasters, fires or other emergencies. Expected to maintain a high standard of physical fitness and hand and ey coordination in order to maintain his or her semi-annual qualification with his or her assigned firearm and annual qualification with his or her assigned departmental issued intermediate weapons. Strenuous physical exertion is also required during many required and recurring training activities such as those related to weapons training, Active Threat Response training and Ground Defense and Recovery training. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/532479500?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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