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Police Patrol Officers

Patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators.

Salary Breakdown

Police Patrol Officers

Average

$62,470

ANNUAL

$30.03

HOURLY

Entry Level

$51,680

ANNUAL

$24.85

HOURLY

Mid Level

$63,035

ANNUAL

$30.31

HOURLY

Expert Level

$74,390

ANNUAL

$35.76

HOURLY


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Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Police Patrol Officers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Police Patrol Officers

  • SUPERVISORY POLICE OFFICER
    U.S. Marine Corps    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 7 days    

    Summary

    You will serve as a in the Supervisory Police Officer in the installation Provost Marshal Office or Marine Corps Police Department in the Operations Section, Marine Corps Law Enforcement Program (MCLEP),Yuma, Az. This announcement uses the Defense Industrial Base, Major Range and Test Facilities direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.

    Responsibilities

    You will be planning, managing, directing, evaluating and effective operations of police support services

    You will exercise control in administration, supply, maintenance information management, resource management, recruitment and public relations

    You will approve leave requests; plan and coordinate programs of specialized training.

    You will obtain data for identifying law enforcement problem areas, conduct detailed planning, and coordinate work force deployment.

    You will receive, review and approve reports, reviews, surveys and records.

    You will maintain and monitored integrated reporting systems and data bases affecting programs.

    You will establish standard operating procedures for the control of personal weapons and ammunition stored or transported aboard the installation.

    You will draft administrative policies and procedures and monitors implementation of new or revised procedures.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the (GS-10) grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing law enforcement duties that deal with apprehension and detention of individuals in cases ranging from minor incidents to felonies; assisting in planning, managing, directing and evaluating of law enforcement and security operations; supervising day-to-day work of personnel and/or other Operations' sections (e.g. accident investigation section, Training, Special reaction team, and Working Dog Section). Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/police-series-0083/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

    Education

    Additional Information

    May be required to respond to off base circumstances as directed by the installation commander, in accordance with USMC and DOD policy. Incumbent must pass a sanctioned physical agility test and medical evaluation and pass periodic re-tests as required You are subject to periodic physical agility test, psychological examination and medical evaluation under the medical surveillance programs Incumbent must pass a sanctioned job compatibility/psychological examination. You will be required to pass all weapons qualifications tests prior to assigned duties and responsibilities an must pass all requalification's as required You are required to carry firearms and you must pass periodic proficiency examinations in the use of firearms Must meet medical standards for Police Officers in DoD 6055.0514 and NEHC-TM OM 6260. May be required to respond to off base circumstances as directed by the installation commander, in accordance with USMC and DOD policy Must be able to use all police equipment, certify in the use of radar detection and alcohol detection equipment, field sobriety tests, expandable or collapsible baton, and obtain other certifications required to accomplish the duties of a law enforcement officer. Must successfully complete a designated USMC Police Officers Course of Instruction and meet all certification requirements, to include weapons certifications, CPR, AED, DOD and Joint Training Regulations. If incumbent is conducting law enforcement operations in navigable waters, incumbent must attend the Inland Boat Operator Training Program at FLETC or similar course. As first responders to chemical/biological attacks, must be able to train and wear personal protective equipment to include mask, suit, boots, and gloves. Training may be conducted at a regional training facility. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) are not authorized. Relocation incentives are not authorized. Recruitment incentives are not authorized. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Police Officer
    Town of Gilbert    Gilbert, AZ 85295
     Posted 7 days    

    Police Officer

    Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/gilbert/job\_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3027697&sharedWindow=0)

    Apply

    Police Officer

    Salary

    $27.91 - $39.29 Hourly

    Location

    75 E. Civic Center Drive, AZ

    Job Type

    Full Time

    Department

    POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Job Number

    21-0012B

    Closing

    Continuous

    + Description

    + Benefits

    + Questions

    We Are Team Gilbert

    PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE ENTIRE JOB BULLETIN FOR INFORMATION REGARDING TESTING REQUIREMENTS.

    Gilbert, AZ is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Gilbert is one of the largest cities in Arizona with a population of over 260,000 people and has been named the Most Prosperous City in the Country, Best Place to Live, Work and Play, Arizona’s Most Admired Companies to Work For, and more. (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/about-us/team-gilbert/awards-accolades)

    Gilbert is on a mission to be the City of the Future. We choose to “Anticipate. Create. Help people.” With 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future, while continuing to be one of the top communities in the country.

    What sets Gilbert apart is a combination of a sense of community, a unique and enjoyable environment for residents and businesses and a commitment to innovation. Gilbert is a diverse community that celebrates its rich heritage and character, but we’re working diligently to shape our best possible future. We all play a role in the design of tomorrow.

    In Gilbert, we are shaping a new tomorrow, today.

    We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today: https://youtu.be/ftB0lKDltvc

    We Are Seeking

    Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Police Officer. The Police Officer reports to a Police Sergeant. The primary function of this position is to perform general and specialized law enforcement work to preserve public peace and protect lives, property and the rights of the public and enforce statutory law and municipal ordinances. The work involves patrolling streets and neighborhoods to deter crime and apprehend or arrest violators or suspects, responding to calls for law enforcement assistance and gathering information for criminal investigations.

    At Team Gilbert, we hire outcome-oriented problem-solvers who love what they do! We are currently hiring for the following positions, please the individual requirements below.

    Recruit Officer:

    + You have not graduated from any law enforcement training academy OR

    + Your previously held peace officer certification has lapsed/expired.

    + If your certification has lapsed, you will have to submit a waiver of training and will have to pass an Arizona POST waiver examination. (Arizona POST Rule R13-4-110D)

    + You must be at least 21-years of age by the time you would be scheduled to graduate from a 22-week police academy.

    Arizona Lateral Officer:

    + You are currently (or have within the last three (3) years) been a full-time sworn peace officer in the State of Arizona AND

    + You worked in that capacity for at least 2080 hours after graduating from a law enforcement academy. (Academy training time does not count toward the 2080-hour requirement)

    Out-of-State Lateral Officer:

    + Within the last three (3) years, you have held a peace officer certification from a state other than Arizona for at least two (2) of those years AND

    + You worked in that capacity full-time.

    + You will have to submit a waiver of training and will have to pass an Arizona POST waiver examination. (Arizona POST Rule R13-4-110D)

    Open Enrollment Officer:

    + You have graduated from an Arizona law enforcement academy within the past one (1) calendar year, but have not been appointed by a law enforcement agency.

    This position is FLSA Non-Exempt - eligible for overtime compensation.

    About You

    Ideal candidates for the position will effectively exceed customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

    Up For the Challenge

    In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement and more.

    Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.

    Let's get this adventure started!

    Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    The Town reserves the right to consider only the most highly qualified applicants. The eligibility list will be created and will remain active for six months. While the eligibility list remains active, you may be contacted to complete some or all of the following: extensive background check, polygraph examination, psychological examination, pre-employment medical examination and drug screen. This process is typically completed within three to five months.

    POLICE OFFICER - TESTING INFORMATION

    Prior to Submitting your application, all applicants MUST:

    Complete the online Arizona POST Personal History Form (Click HERE) (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/home/showpublisheddocument?id=40445)

    Enter your Arizona POST Form ID in Question 5

    Tentative Application/Testing Cycles:

    Application Window: April 1st, 2021 - June 30th, 2021

    Testing Cycle: July 2021

    Application Window: July 1st, 2021 - September 30th, 2021

    Testing Cycle: October 2021

    Application Window: October 1st, 2021 - December 31st, 2021

    Testing Cycle: January 2022

    **All dates are subject to change. Applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be sent an email with additional details and the anticipated timeline for the testing process.

    Email Communications:

    The Gilbert Police Department will communicate important testing information to applicants via email. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure they provide their accurate email address information on their application.

    Please do not call the Gilbert Police Department for your results.

    Town of Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package for full time and some part time positions. For more information on additional benefits, please Click Here (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/human-resources/benefits) .

    01

    Answers provided in this supplemental questionnaire must be substantiated and verifiable in the employment history section of your application. Be aware that submitting a resume in lieu of completing the employment history section of the application and failing to provide all the information requested in these supplemental questions will disqualify you from further consideration, so please be thorough in answering the questions.

    Please indicate whether you accept these terms by checking the appropriate response below.

    + Yes

    + No

    02

    Please indicate which title best fits your situation and that you understand the requirements for that application category.

    Recruit Officer:

    - You have not graduated from any law enforcement training academy OR

    - Your previously held peace officer certification has lapsed/expired.

    - If your certification has lapsed, you will have to submit a waiver of training and will have to pass an Arizona POST waiver examination. (Arizona POST Rule R13-4-110D)

    - You must be at least 21-years of age by the time you would be scheduled to graduate from a 22-week police academy.

    Arizona Lateral Officer:

    - You are currently (or have within the last three (3) years) been a full-time sworn peace officer in the State of Arizona AND

    - You worked in that capacity for at least 2080 hours after graduating from a law enforcement academy. (Academy training time does not count toward the 2080-hour requirement)

    Out-of-State Lateral Officer:

    - Within the last three (3) years, you have held a peace officer certification from a state other than Arizona for at least two (2) of those years AND

    - You worked in that capacity full-time.

    - You will have to submit a waiver of training and will have to pass an Arizona POST waiver examination. (Arizona POST Rule R13-4-110D)

    Open Enrollment Officer:

    - You have graduated from an Arizona law enforcement academy within the past one (1) calendar year, but have not been appointed by a law enforcement agency.

    Other:

    - None of the above categories fit your situation. Please provide an explanation below.

    + Recruit Officer

    + Arizona Lateral Officer

    + Out-of-State Lateral Officer

    + Open Enrollment Officer

    + Other. Please provide an explanation below.

    03

    If you answered "Other" to the question above, please provide an explanation in the text box below.

    04

    Have you thoroughly reviewed the "Background Guidelines and Disqualifiers" page at www.GilbertAZ.gov/JoinGPD prior to answering the following questions?

    + Yes

    + No

    05

    Per the instructions in the posting, enter your Arizona POST Personal History Form ID number below. If you have not yet completed your Arizona POST Personal History Form, please do so prior to submitting your application.

    06

    Are you a citizen of the United States of America, or do you have the ability to obtain your United States of America citizenship prior to being appointed or attending the police academy?

    + Yes

    + No

    07

    Do you possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.?

    + Yes

    + No

    08

    Have you been dishonorably discharged from any branch of the United States Armed Services?

    + Yes

    + No

    09

    Have you ever been convicted of a crime related to domestic violence?

    + Yes

    + No

    10

    Have you ever been convicted of a felony or convicted of a crime that would be considered a felony in Arizona?

    + Yes

    + No

    11

    Have you personally possessed, used, sold, produced, or cultivated marijuana within the past two (2) years, or at any point while appointed as a peace officer?

    - It is not a disqualifier if those activities occurred while employed for a licensed dispensary and in the scope of employment duties.

    - This includes products derived from marijuana if they contain more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

    - This does not include Cannabidiol (CBD) products containing less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

    + Yes

    + No

    12

    Have you illegally used any steroids within the past three (3) years, or at any point while appointed as a peace officer?

    + Yes

    + No

    13

    Have you illegally used Adderall within the past three (3) years, or at any point while appointed as a peace officer?

    + Yes

    + No

    14

    Have you ever illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported any dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs?

    + Yes

    + No

    15

    Have you illegally used any dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs within the past seven (7) years, or at any point as a peace officer?

    + Yes

    + No

    16

    Have you illegally used dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs more than five (5) times in your lifetime? (Five (5) total times in all categories combined, not five (5) per category.)

    + Yes

    + No

    17

    Have you illegally used dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs more than one (1) time after the age of 21? (One (1) total time in all categories combined, not one per category.)

    + Yes

    + No

    18

    Please select the initial reason for your interest and application to the Gilbert Police Department.

    + Gilbert Police Department employee referral

    + Other referral

    + Other interaction with police employee

    + Social media post or advertisement

    + Online job website search

    + Virtual recruitment event

    + In-person recruitment or community event

    + Poster or other printed media

    + Billboard

    + Other

    19

    Provide any specific details from your previous response. (Date, location, name, etc.)

    20

    The following question is strictly confidential and will not be made part of your application for employment. Preference Status per Arizona Revised Statute 38-492 (select all that apply):

    + Veteran

    + Disabled Veteran

    + Veteran's Spouse/Surviving Spouse

    + Disabled Person

    Required Question

    Agency

    Town of Gilbert

    Address

    50 E. Civic Center Drive

    Gilbert, Arizona, 85296

    Website
    https://gilbertaz.gov/jobs

    Apply

    Please verify your email address
    Verify Email


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (BORTAC)
    Customs and Border Protection    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 7 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Yuma Sector, Special Operations Detachment, Yuma, AZ This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $92,143.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $119,787.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $119,787 (GS-13 Step 10). As a first-line Supervisory Border Patrol Agent you will serve as a primary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d)) and be responsible for: Directing assignments of subordinate Border Patrol Agents, specialized units, and station operations. Directing activities aimed at preventing the illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air. Seeking out and apprehending smugglers or aliens who are illegally in the United States. Enforcing the criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality laws. Supervising personnel, including leave approval, resolving disciplinary problems, and preparing annual performance appraisals.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Interpreting and enforcing immigration or comparable laws, rules, and regulations; gathering and analyzing intelligence from a variety of sources. Developing case work pertaining to criminal prosecutions and investigations. Identifying and investigating smuggling operations. Devising and recommending solutions to operational problems, and apprising management of identified deficiencies and solutions; Ensuring compliance with enforcement and operational practices. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 04/13/2021. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency waiver by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government Age Requirement: Provisions of Public Laws 93-350 and 100-238 allow the imposition of a maximum age for initial appointment to a primary Law Enforcement Officer position within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In accordance with DHS Management Directive 251-03, the "day before an individual's 37th birthday" is the maximum age for original appointment to a position as a primary law enforcement officer within DHS. NOTE: The Commissioner of CBP has approved a temporary increase in the maximum allowable age for original placement into a BPA position; therefore, you must be referred for selection before reaching your 40th birthday. Creditable law enforcement officer service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), or creditable service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8401(36) (as a Customs and Border Protection Officer) on or after July 6, 2008, may be applied toward the maximum age requirement. This age restriction may not apply if you are currently serving in a federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d). To ensure compliance with statutes pertaining to the appointment of preference eligible veterans as determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board in its recent decision of Isabella v. Dept. of State, the maximum age for original appointment articulated above shall not apply to the hiring of individuals entitled to veterans preference eligibility under 5 U.S.C. § 3312. Veterans' Preference Eligibility: The maximum age for original appointment does not apply to veteran's preference eligible.

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Security Clearance: You may be required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. Supervisory Training: All newly appointed, first-time permanent CBP Supervisors are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include three weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (DIVISION CHIEF)
    Customs and Border Protection    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 7 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Tucson Sector Headquarters - Law Enforcement Operations located in Tucson, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $129,448.00 (GS-15, Step 1) to $168,282.00 (GS-15, Step 10) with promotion potential to $168,282.00 (GS-15 Step 10). This position serves as a Secondary Law Enforcement Officer under 5 U.S.C. 8331(6)(c) and 8412(d). Duties and responsibilities include: Overseeing all aspects of Station operations Managing, directing, and coordinating activities aimed at preventing the illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air Identifying operational challenges and devising solutions to ensure compliance with enforcement and operational practices Developing and implementing Station policies and guidelines within the framework of broad program objectives established at the Headquarters and Sector levels Providing subordinate supervisors with policy guidance and direction

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-15 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Providing managerial, technical, and administrative direction and oversight for all Border Patrol related functions within an assigned area; Managing major components of operational programs and their appropriate support functions and directing the development of nationwide policy and program initiatives; Developing, managing, or directing operational policy or programs related to Border Patrol operations. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 04/09/2021. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency waiver by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Security Clearance: You may be required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. Supervisory Training: All newly appointed, permanent GS-15s are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include 5 weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed. Mobility Agreement: If selected for this position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. Financial Disclosure is required. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


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  • Police Officer
    Grand Canyon University    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 14 days    

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    Grand Canyon University’s Police Department is seeking full time Police Officers to ensure the safety and security of the GCU campus. The GCU Police Department performs general and specialized police work involving the enforcement of laws and ordinances, crime prevention, and other community services.

    Responsibilities:

    + Patrols assigned areas of Grand Canyon University owned properties, by automobile, foot or bicycle, for the prevention of crime and enforcement of all applicable criminal, traffic, and liquor laws and City Ordinances.

    + Responds to calls for service involving crimes such as thefts, robberies, assaults, homicides, and narcotics violations.

    + Presents public relations programs to campus groups; presents other programs and participates in community functions.

    + Responds to all calls for service including those that do not involve crimes, but are civil or societal issues requested police presence.

    + Provides police services at various special events on Grand Canyon University owned properties.

    + Secures the scene of a crime; makes arrests; books suspects. Prepares reports to accurately document information.

    + Responds to hazardous materials incidents and traffic accidents; investigates traffic accidents; detects impaired drivers; administers first aid; directs traffic and requests medical assistance.

    + Participates in problem oriented policing efforts by identifying problem areas, recommending and implementing solutions, and monitoring the results.

    + Writes and executes search warrants.

    + Serves court orders (e.g., subpoenas), arrest warrants, and mental health orders.

    + Operates standard weapons (handgun, etc.) to enforce law, detain a subject, or protect the life of self or others in situations that justify the use of force or deadly force.

    + Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    + High school diploma, or equivalent.

    + Minimum of 5 years as a Police Officer.

    + Must have Arizona Post Certification, either active or inactive. Must continuously meet all requirements and standards of AZ POST.

    + Must have valid Arizona Driver’s License and be insurable.

    + Ability to obtain and maintain ACJIS Terminal Operator’s Certification.

    + Must successfully pass a physical exam, polygraph test, psychological assessment, physical agility test, background investigation, and drug test.

    + Ability to work four 10-hour shifts per week; overtime, holiday, weekend and shift work (days, swings or grave yard shifts).

    + Demonstrates a high degree of ethical behavior and adheres to the standards and regulations of the University and governing federal and state statutes.

    + Demonstrated ability to handle confrontational situations and situations requiring negotiation.

    + Ability to analyze situations and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances.

    + Remain calm, composed, undistracted, and in full control of cognitive abilities while functioning appropriately in hostile, dangerous, or frightening situations that may require use of deadly force.

    + Maintain rational decision making and self-control in situations which involve considerable stress, danger, personal risk, violence, hostility or the use of force.

    + Physical strength demands the ability to drag or carry human bodies in emergency situations, sit in a vehicle or stand for long periods of time, walk up and down at least 4 flights of stairs without pause.

    + Occasional risk includes physical hazards from violent, aggressive and hostile people, a variety of weapons, bodily fluids, sharp objects, traffic, drugs and drug paraphernalia and civil litigation due to performance of duties also creating high stress situations.

    + Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

    GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

    Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (ASSISTANT CHIEF PATROL AGENT)
    Customs and Border Protection    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 24 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Yuma Sector Headquarters located in Yuma AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $108,885.00 (GS-14, Step 1) to $141,548.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $141,548.00 (GS-14 Step 10). You will serve as a secondary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d)). Your duties will include: Assisting in the planning and directing of sector-wide programs that enforce immigration and nationality laws; Assuming responsibility for all sector activities in the absence of the Chief Patrol Agent, including making preliminary determinations regarding the prosecution of immigration and national law violators; Reviewing and recommending courses of action regarding personnel issues at the sector level; Assisting and collaborating with other federal agencies and foreign governments to develop and implement sector operations consistent with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) policy.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Providing technical and administrative direction and oversight for Border Patrol related functions within an assigned area Supervising, managing, or directing operational programs and their appropriate support functions and directing local policy and program initiatives Developing, managing, or directing operational policy or programs related to Border Patrol operations Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 03/23/2021. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency waiver by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. Supervisory Training: All newly appointed, permanent second level supervisors and managers are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include 4 weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed. Mobility Agreement: If selected for this position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. Financial Disclosure is required. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


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  • BORDER PATROL AGENT (BORSTAR OPERATOR)-REASSIGNMENT OPPORTUNITY BULLETIN
    Customs and Border Protection    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 24 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Yuma Sector, Special Operations Detachment - BORSTAR, Yuma, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $77,488.00 (GS-12, Step 1) to $100,739.00 (GS-10, Step 10) with promotion potential to $100,739.00 (GS-12 Step 10). As Border Patrol Agent (BORSTAR Operator) you will serve as a primary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d)) and your job will include: Serving as an Operator for BORSTAR. Being actively involved in resolving emergency situations and high risk incidents while reducing the risk of loss of life or serious injury to officers, victims, or innocent third parties. Being an active participant in providing responses to situations involving civil disturbances, hostage situations, high-risk warrant executions, tactical operations/situations, reconnaissance/surveillance services, civil emergencies (either man-made or natural disasters), and search and rescue operations. You must be able to demonstrate a high level of skill in weaponry, self defense, confrontation management, aquatics, rappelling, technical rescue, land navigation, law enforcement search and rescue, tracking, air operations, National Incident Management System (NIMS), emergency rescue procedures, tactical medical operations, and waterborne operations.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: This is a Voluntary Reassignment Opportunity for current U.S. Border Patrol GS-1896 employees with competitive status in one of the following positions: a current GS-1896-12 BPA OR a current GS-13 (or higher graded) SBPA/BPAs employee who is willing to take a voluntary change to lower grade.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Interpreting and enforcing immigration or comparable laws, rules, and regulations Performing intelligence, prosecution, investigation, anti-smuggling, and other work of comparable difficulty related to Border Patrol operations Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). BORSTAR Selection and Training Course: You must have successfully completed the BORSTAR Selection and Training (STC) Course to be considered for this position. Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 03/24/2021. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency waiver by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government Age Requirement: Provisions of Public Laws 93-350 and 100-238 allow the imposition of a maximum age for initial appointment to a primary Law Enforcement Officer position within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In accordance with DHS Management Directive 251-03, the "day before an individual's 37th birthday" is the maximum age for original appointment to a position as a primary law enforcement officer within DHS. NOTE: The Commissioner of CBP has approved a temporary increase in the maximum allowable age for original placement into a BPA position; therefore, you must be referred for selection before reaching your 40th birthday. Creditable law enforcement officer service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), or creditable service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8401(36) (as a Customs and Border Protection Officer) on or after July 6, 2008, may be applied toward the maximum age requirement. This age restriction may not apply if you are currently serving in a federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d).

    To ensure compliance with statutes pertaining to the appointment of preference eligible veterans as determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board in its recent decision of Isabella v. Dept. of State, the maximum age for original appointment articulated above shall not apply to the hiring of individuals entitled to veterans preference eligibility under 5 U.S.C. § 3312. Veterans' Preference Eligibility: The maximum age for original appointment does not apply to veteran's preference eligible.

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (INTELLIGENCE)
    Customs and Border Protection    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 24 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Yuma Sector, Sector Intelligence Unit, Yuma, AZ This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $92,143.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $119,787.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $119,787.00 (GS-13 Step 10). As a first-line Supervisory Border Patrol Agent (Intelligence) you will serve as a primary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8336 (c) and 8412 (d)) and be responsible for: Leading a unit or team of Border Patrol Agents capable of anticipating, targeting, detecting, and disrupting cross-border violations that threaten our national security, economy, and public safety. Collecting intelligence information, ranging from unclassified to top secret, on criminal activity focusing on smuggling activities, illegal entry, fraudulent documents, terrorists and narcotics traffickers. Providing guidance and leadership to BPAs in accomplishing specific objectives towards collecting, refining, analyzing and disseminating strategic and tactical intelligence reports utilizing human intelligence (HUMINT), measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT), and open source intelligence (OSINT). Monitoring liaison with other Federal, State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, as well as, foreign agencies, to support intelligence priorities and operational enforcement efforts. Conducting or arranging for training on team activities concerning work methods, policies, procedures, guidelines and the techniques of operational briefings for Sector personnel. Reporting to the SOS/DPAIC on unusual problems that arise and on progress towards meeting established completion dates of the various assignments and the resources needs of the team.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Interpreting and enforcing immigration or comparable laws, rules, and regulations Gathering and analyzing intelligence from a variety of sources Developing case work pertaining to criminal prosecutions and investigations Identifying and investigating smuggling operations Devising and recommending solutions to operational problems, and apprising management of identified deficiencies and solutions Ensuring compliance with enforcement and operational practices Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 03/25/2021. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency waiver by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government Age Requirement: Provisions of Public Laws 93-350 and 100-238 allow the imposition of a maximum age for initial appointment to a primary Law Enforcement Officer position within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In accordance with DHS Management Directive 251-03, the "day before an individual's 37th birthday" is the maximum age for original appointment to a position as a primary law enforcement officer within DHS. NOTE: The Commissioner of CBP has approved a temporary increase in the maximum allowable age for original placement into a BPA position; therefore, you must be referred for selection before reaching your 40th birthday. Creditable law enforcement officer service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), or creditable service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8401(36) (as a Customs and Border Protection Officer) on or after July 6, 2008, may be applied toward the maximum age requirement. This age restriction may not apply if you are currently serving in a federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d). To ensure compliance with statutes pertaining to the appointment of preference eligible veterans as determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board in its recent decision of Isabella v. Dept. of State, the maximum age for original appointment articulated above shall not apply to the hiring of individuals entitled to veterans preference eligibility under 5 U.S.C. § 3312. Veterans' Preference Eligibility: The maximum age for original appointment does not apply to veteran's preference eligible.

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Security Clearance: You may be required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. Supervisory Training: All newly appointed, first-time permanent CBP Supervisors are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include three weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • POLICE OFFICER T32 OPEN UNTIL FILLED
    Air National Guard Units    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 25 days    

    Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a POLICE OFFICER T32 OPEN UNTIL FILLED, Position Description Number (PDD2155000) and is part of the AZ 161st Air Refueling Wing, National Guard. APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is in the Federal/Excepted Civil Service. The tentatively selected individual will receive an Indefinite Appointment and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered.

    Responsibilities

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    Military Grades:

    E-1/AB - E-7/MSgt Compatible Military Assignments:

    Must hold SF AFSC (Air Force Specialty Code) of 3P0X1, OR be eligible to obtain 3P0X1 within 12 MONTHS OF SELECTION. GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

    This position is located in an Air National Guard Wing, Mission Support Group, Security Forces Squadron at the 161st Air Refueling Wing in Phoenix, Arizona. The primary purpose of this position is to protect Federal property from hazards such as sabotage, espionage, trespass, theft, fire, and accident or willful damage and destruction. To maintain law and order, preserve the peace, and protect life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of the military installation. Performs and enforces the full range of security forces duties within the military installation. Apprehends and detains violators of laws, rules, and regulations and turns them over to the Federal or civil police or other law enforcement officers for arrest and/or posting of collateral. Serves as a Security Forces Dispatcher for the installation. Dispatches personnel and equipment to meet emergency situations. Performs the full range of Base Entry Controller and commercial vehicle inspection duties. Performs the full range of duties for defending protection level resources (Patrol, Security Response Team (I-SRT & E-SRT). Performs other duties as assigned. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

    GS-06: Entry Level, should have knowledge of practical security force (SF) activities in direct support of the military weapon systems and physical security; law and order; or area security operations. May have work experiences in law enforcement, maintaining law and order, preserving the peace, and protecting life and civil rights within the jurisdiction of civilian/public areas or military installations. May have experiences in protecting federal property from hazards such as sabotage, espionage, trespass, theft, fire, and accident or willful damage and destruction. May have experiences in responding to disaster and relief operations and participates in contingencies. NOTE: For entry appointment to the GS-06 position, the applicant requires the completion of high school or general educational development equivalency; along with the successful completion of an equivalent military security or police training course. NOTE: Completion of high school or General Equivalency Diploma is mandatory NOTE: Position requires routine access to Secret material; and, a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit (NACLC) is required. NOTE: Must possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles (GMV) in accordance with AFI 24-301, Vehicle Operations. NOTE: This position is subject to rotating shifts, night shifts, and weekends/holidays.

    Education

    There is no education requirement for this position.

    Additional Information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Police Officer
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 25 days    

    Summary

    The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for one Police Officer, GS-0083-6, located in Tucson, AZ. The incumbent serves as a Federal police officer working for the VA performing law enforcement and security duties. The incumbent performs a full range of police duties by following and executing rules AND regulations covering law and rules enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, coordination with local courts, crime prevention activities.

    Responsibilities

    VA police officers are a vital part of ensuring a safe and secure environment across VA. VA police officers not only carry out their policing duties but are often the first to interact with and assist Veterans, patients, employees, contractors, volunteers, affiliates, visitors, and others who frequent VA facilities on a daily basis. Other duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Performing a full range of police duties by following and executing rules, regulations, or procedures covering law and rules enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdiction. Patrolling VA facilities, identifying situations where criminal activity has occurred or is about to occur, assess danger and threats, and take proper recourse, including taking statements, making arrests, and conducting short and long-term investigations. Using various special weapons and tactics at least 25% of the time to resolve security and law enforcement-related issues. Working within a mix of jurisdictional arrangements (i.e., exclusive, concurrent and/or proprietorial), ensures compliance with and enforces a full range of Federal, state, territorial, and/or commonwealth, county and municipal laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. VA police officers may be assigned to and will likely traverse all segments of VA within their area of responsibility. These properties may be dispersed over a wide geographical area. Incumbent may be required to routinely patrol out-based locations. Work Schedule: Full-time, Rotating Shifts, Weekends, and Holidays Position Description Title/PD#: Police Officer/PD190181 Physical Requirements: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion, long hours of standing, walking, driving and similar activities. The incumbent must respond to alarms, pursue suspects, participate in training activities, climb stairs and walk during assigned foot patrols in and around large building, 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.Incumbents must be physically able to lift or carry injured or hurt persons, evacuate persons to safety during storms, disasters, fires or other emergencies. The incumbent is expected to maintain a high standard of physical fitness and hand and eye 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.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-6 grade level: One year equivalent to a GS-5 or higher-grade level. which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. (Specialized experience is work that has been performed independently, under general supervision.) Examples of specialized experience includes: 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; responding to calls or alarms involving crimes; questioning individuals at the scene, establishing the identity of injured parties, identifying the nature of incidents, and taking statements; informing individuals about their rights as suspects and/or witnesses; operating radar or other speed detection equipment and pursuing speeding vehicles when enforcing traffic regulations or laws; arresting violators caught in the act or who readily admit to guilt; issuing citations; assisting at accident scenes; preparing reports that describe events that may be used in future legal actions; responding to duress alarms and subduing unruly individuals; patrolling; pursuing and apprehending person; subduing individuals causing disturbances; taking charge of a crime or accident scene and restricting access to those persons required on the scene; seeking detecting, and protecting evidence and witnesses at the scene of an incident; making arrests and performing booking procedures; conducting investigations; questioning and taking statements from victims, witnesses, and complainants; interrogating suspects; applying all correct rules of search and seizure; and analyzing facts to identify suspects and develop case information. Education: There is no substitution of education or training for the required specialized experience at GS-6 and above. 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.

    Education

    Additional Information

    VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process. The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be well-qualified, applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors if applicable, and must be proficient in most of the requirements of the job. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website which can be found at https://www.opm.gov/. Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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