Specialized experience is experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forest, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. NOTE: No substitution of education or training may be made for the required specialized experience at GS-6 and above.
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Additional Requirements: In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications the applicant must also successfully pass the physical evaluations/tests of this position including but not limited to:
Pre-employment Physical Examination: Applicants must be able to meet the established Medical Evaluation Guidelines described in Air Force Instruction 31-122, Attachment 5 as well as meeting the established hearing standards and discern colors, contrast, and depth applicable for this occupational series. Click here to view the applicable Air Force Instructions.
Physical Agility Fitness Testing: Physical evaluations include 1.5 mile run in 16 minutes 17 seconds or less, 300 meter run in 66 seconds or less, a minimum of 32 push-ups(untimed), agility run of 18.1 seconds or less, and vertical jump with a minimum height of 16.5 inches. (Note: A medical clearance from your private physician may be provided clearing you to take the annual Physical Agility Test (PAT). This medical clearance is subject to the reviewing medical officers approval.)
Pre-employment Drug Screening: Applicant is required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Education cannot be substituted for the required specialized experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT/OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:
- This position has been identified as a designated position under the Air Force Drug Testing Plan. Incumbent
of this position is subject to the possibility of a random drug test.
- Incumbent must be qualified in the use of required weapons. The work may require the employee to drive a
motor vehicle and an appropriate, valid drivers license will be required.
- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun
Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic
violence may not perform the duties of this position.
- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required. May be required to
wear special protective clothing such as coats, boots, vests, gas masks, and/or helmets and may be exposed to high
levels of noise such as aircraft engines.
- Must pass an initial pre-employment medical examination, periodic medical examinations, required initial
and annual physical fitness/physical agility tests, meet established hearing standards and discern colors,
contrast, and depth. The incumbent must immediately report to his supervisor any significant medical
threshold shifts in health status and/or medical requirements.
- Must undergo initial and periodic job compatibility assessments. Must obtain and maintain current required
certifications in CPR techniques, self aid buddy care, and first aid.
- Must wear a uniform and meet applicable AF dress and appearance standards and must obtain and maintain
an appropriate security clearance.
- Incumbent must be able to operate all Security Forces vehicles and installed equipment.
- Must be in compliance with applicable fitness and weight standards. Subject to annual duty position
evaluation on a pass/fail standard.
- Must pass initial formal law enforcement training school as determined by functional; a certificate from a
federally recognized law enforcement academy is preferred.
- Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
- Incumbent will be exposed to the day-to-day dangers associated with law enforcement and security duties.
- This position may be designated mission essential based on local conditions. Mission essential personnel
report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during
phased or early release.
Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.
MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP): Click here for specific program requirements.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for this special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant as defined in 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 330.604(k) is one whose competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.
Reemployment Annuitant: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on the Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.