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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    This position is located in the Directorate of Emergency Services office located at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Fort Leonard Wood is located in the beautiful South-Central Missouri Ozarks. The Fort covers more than 61,000 acres and is located in Pulaski County, bordering Waynesville/St. Robert and Interstate 44. St Louis is a 2 hour drive to the east and Springfield is 1 hour drive west of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
    This is an open continuous announcement for Police Officers. Initial cutoff will be 2 weeks from the opening date of the announcement. Recruitment will continue through the closing date to fill positions as they become vacant. Applications are valid for 3 months in the system. Applicants must reapply after the 3 month time period expires to remain active.

    Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
    • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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    Responsibilities

    As a Police Officer, your duties will include:
    • Perform duties as a Police Officer as a team member on a variety of fixed and mobile post and enforce safety regulations as necessary to enforce Federal Laws.
    • Conduct law enforcement duties at interior and exterior gates, assure proper identification of all pedestrians or motor traffic, clear visitors, and maintain prescribed records.
    • Perform patrol duties alone, and take action based upon knowledge or laws, status and procedures.
    • Search or detain and arrange for search and interrogation of suspects.
    • Recognize, collect, preserve and mark evidence for use in investigations and prosecution.
    • Maintain traffic control at shift changes, enforce traffic regulations and reroute traffic in emergency situations, issue warning tickets or summons, apprehend violators, obtain facts, and prepare statements concerning accidents or violations.
    • Operate a military vehicle in the regular performance of duties, perform operator maintenance on vehicles, and maintain cleanliness of weapons and equipment.


    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - Temporary Duty Travel (TDY) may be required up to 5% of the time.

    Supervisory status
    No

    Who May Apply This job is open to… Status Candidates, VEOA, ICTAP, Military Spouses
    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

  • Job family (Series)
    0083 Police

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  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
    • This is a Drug Testing Position
    • Must have a valid Driver's License

    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to pre-employment drug testing and random drug testing.
    • Obtain/maintain a valid state and local government driver's license.
    • Requires an annual physical agility test to maintain a level of fitness to perform physically demanding and occasionally arduous tasks.
    • Requires a medical screening/examination and immunizations, such as Hepatitis B.
    • Obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance.
    • Covered by the 1996 Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence are not eligible for this position.
    • Requires shift work and/or work on a rotating shift (includes weekends, nights, or holidays).
    • Requires the incumbent to work overtime.
    • Requires Firearms testing and successful qualification with pistol, rifle, and/or shotgun on semi-annual basis.
    • Perform routine and emergency daily duties wearing a uniform and/or personal protective equipment/clothing including facial/head protective mask and/or over garments; perform your duties for an extended period of time during an emergency and training, wear soft body armor, and duty belt with police equipment weighing several pounds.
    • Obtain/maintain an Individual Reliability Program Certification.
    • Successful graduation from a USA Military Police Course.
    • Act in the capacity of a first responder to critical incidents to include: criminal acts, natural disasters, lost or missing persons, mass casualties, and/or acts of terror or mass destruction. Requires active participation in training and exercises.
    • Requires lifting and carrying of heavy objects.
    • Requires the incumbent to be prepared to execute the lawful order of critical incident commanders, military or civilian, assigned duties. During such actual emergencies/ critical incidents, extra shifts, long hours standing at security/traffic control post, extended duty hours between meal breaks, and working outdoors in inclement weather. Such duties may place you in danger of severe personal injury, loss of limb, or even death.
    • Obtain/maintain a certification in (CPR) and (AED).


    Qualifications
    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

    To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in performing a full range of police operations, in preventing and resolving crime, including conducting preliminary investigations of incidents and performing dispatching.

    This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
    • Arrest/Apprehension
    • Criminal Investigation
    • Oral Communication
    • Written Communication


    Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-05 grade or equivalent.
    All applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade and specialized experience requirements within thirty (30) days after the closing date of this announcement.

    Education
    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.


    Additional information

    • 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 .
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 19 position
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station is not authorized.
    • Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel may be up to 5%.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Other Advantages: Employees at Fort Leonard Wood may have the following available: work-out facilities, golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, rental program (e.g. pop-up campers and trailers), ample free parking, a youth center and childcare services. Fort Leonard Wood employees may also have access to the Fort Leonard Wood Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area (LORA). LORA is a great place to get away from all the worries of every-day life.


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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility .

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    Your resume:
    • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
    • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.

    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 11/05/2018 to receive consideration.
    • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire ( https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10075212 ).
    • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
    The Department of Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

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    Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk

    Phone
    (000)000-0000
    Email
    USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL

    Address

    KA-APF-W6B8AA US ARMY GARRISON FT LEONARD WOOD
    DO NOT MAIL
    Fort Leonardwood, MO 65473
    US

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    Next steps

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

    The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

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    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

    Read more Reasonable Accommodation Policy

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period



This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483673000 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Army Installation Management Command
Posted
09/18/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Fort Leonard Wood, MO, US