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Supervisory Police Officer / Police Officer

Air Force Civilian Service Tinker Afb, OK
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Job Description

Duties

GS-05T07:

The purpose of this position, in a developmental capacity, is to assist in enforcing and maintaining law and order. Protect life within the jurisdiction of a military installation; perform law enforcement work in the preservation of the peace; prevent, detect and investigate crimes; arrest and apprehension of violators; provide assistance to citizens in emergency situations and protect civil rights. Attend formal, on-the-job and in-service training. Perform and enforce basic police officer duties; carry a firearm, pursue and apprehend person(s) fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest. Respond to calls for assistance, i.e., traffic accidents, suspicious persons, catastrophic events, crime scenes and natural disasters. Perform patrol and security assignments by foot and vehicle, enforce traffic rules and regulations related to speed, reckless and drunken driving. Perform post duties at access points, visitor control and vehicle inspections.

GS-07:

The primary purpose of this position is to enforce and maintain law and order and protect life within the jurisdiction of a military installation; perform law enforcement work in the preservation of the peace; prevent, detect and investigate crimes; arrest and apprehension of violators; provide assistance to citizens in emergency situations and protect civil rights. Attend formal, on-the-job and in-service training. Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisors. Perform and enforce the full range of police officer duties, carry a firearm, pursue and apprehend or direct apprehension of person(s) fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest. Mirandize suspects, preserve evidence and testify in court as it pertains to enforcing laws and regulations. Conduct preliminary and final short-term investigations of a broad range of alleged and actual crimes. Investigate crimes and suspected criminal activities, interview witnesses, secure crime scenes, compile and preserve evidence. Respond to calls for emergency assistance to include murder, traffic accidents, domestic disputes, suicides, burglary, robbery, sex offenses, unruly or truant child, missing persons, suspicious persons, gang fights, or neighborhood disputes, catastrophic events, enemy attacks and natural disasters. Act as the on-scene commander for significant and catastrophic events when required. Perform mobile patrol duties. Enforce weapons systems security standards, traffic rules and regulations, including those related to speed, reckless and drunken driving. Stop traffic violators, notify them of the offense committed, and issue tickets. Serve as an Emergency Response Dispatcher in support of integrated base defense and police services. Participate in training, exercises, and evaluations to increase proficiency and update skills and knowledge. Perform fixed post duties at all access points, visitor control center, and vehicle inspection stations.

GS-09:

The purpose of this position is to serve as a first level supervisor and flight chief, provide planning, directing, organizing and exercising control over non-supervisory employees assigned to the Security Forces Flight. Direct and manage a Security Forces Squadron Flight for an installation with military, dependents, DoD civilian and contractor populations. Perform and enforce full range of police officer duties within a military installation. Pursue and apprehend or direct apprehension of person(s) fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest and carry a firearm. Mirandize suspects, preserve evidence, and testify in court as it pertains to enforcing laws and regulations. Direct and ensure thorough investigations of accidents, suspicious activities, crimes and arrests and promote community relations. Direct and supervise the dispatch operation activities involving security force patrols to scenes of crimes, accidents, and natural disasters. Act as on-scene incident commander for significant and catastrophic events as required. Direct or personally perform preliminary and final short-term investigations of a broad range of alleged and actual crimes occurring within the local installation jurisdiction. Conduct training classes for security forces personnel. Participate in training, exercises, and evaluations to increase proficiency and update skills and knowledge. Develop and monitor security forces training plans, obtain and develop training aids and materials. Attend, arrange and conduct meetings, briefings, and workshops. Perform other duties related to security forces training. Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and capabilities of employees; develop performance standards, rate employees, interview candidates for subordinate positions, recommend hiring, promotions or reassignments. Take disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, identify developmental and training needs of employees and provide and/or arrange for needed development and training.

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

GRADE: GS-05 (TARGET 07)

Candidate must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to Federal service at the GS-04 (or equivalent grade level, pay schedule, pay band, etc.) or higher level. Specialized experience is defined as performing and enforcing basic police officer duties and assisting higher graded police officers in anti-terrorism/force protection, preserving the peace, detecting and investigating minor crimes, apprehending/detaining violators, and assisting citizens in emergency situations.

The DETAILED description of your work experience in your personal resume, or other acceptable written format, must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled:

1.  Knowledge of Police Officer practices, methods and procedures for enforcing access and preventing unauthorized access to areas where stringent security requirements are in force.

2. Knowledge of the rights of detained individuals and governing rules regarding the appropriate use of force to be used in the apprehension of persons.

3.  Knowledge of procedures necessary for the preparation and response to catastrophic events.

OR

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelors degree in Police Science or a comparable degree  program directly related to the work of Police Officer. (NOTE: Copies of all college transcripts must be submitted with your application.)

NOTE:  Successful completion of a Federal, State, County, or municipal police academy or comparable training course that included at least 40 classroom hours of instruction in police department procedures and methods, and local law and regulations, may be substituted for a maximum of 3 months of specialized experience. 

NOTE:  Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if the applicant can show that the foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States.  For more information on foreign education, please go to the following links. http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4 and www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/studyrecog.doc.

GRADE: GS-07  

Candidate must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to Federal service at the GS-06 (or equivalent pay schedule, pay band, etc.) or higher level.  Specialized experience is defined as performing and enforcing the full range of police officer duties, such as anti-terrorism/force protection, preserving the peace, detecting and investigating minor crimes, apprehending and detaining violators, mirandizing suspects, assisting citizens in emergency situations including traffic accidents, domestic disputes, suicides, robbery, etc. Conducting preliminary and final short-term investigations of a broad range of alleged and actual crimes. Investigating crimes and suspected criminal activities, interviewing witnesses, securing crime scenes, compiling and preserving evidence.

The DETAILED description of your work experience in your personal resume or other acceptable written format must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled:

1. Knowledge of Police Officer practices, methods and procedures for enforcing access and preventing unauthorized access to areas where stringent security requirements are in force.

2. Knowledge of the rights of detained individuals and governing rules regarding the appropriate use of force to be used in the apprehension of persons. 

3. Knowledge of procedures necessary for the preparation and response to catastrophic events.

GRADE: GS-09

Candidate must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to Federal service at the GS-07 (or equivalent pay schedule, pay band, etc.) or higher level.  Specialized experience is defined as performing and enforcing the full range of police officer duties, such as coordinating, planning, directing, overseeing and supervising personnel. Applying law enforcement and security guidelines, policies and regulations. Providing anti-terrorism/force protection, preserving the peace, detecting and investigating crimes, apprehending and detaining violators, mirandizing suspects, assisting citizens in emergency situations. Directing investigations of accidents, suspicious activities, crimes and arrests, domestic disputes, suicides, robbery, etc. Conducting training classes, meetings and briefings.

The DETAILED description of your work experience in your personal resume or other acceptable written format must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled:

1. Working knowledge of the practices, processes, and procedures to independently perform the full range of police officer activities to include base entry control, integrated base defense and dispatch, the pursuit and apprehension of persons fleeing a crime, those resisting arrest, etc.

2. Ability to supervise, plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a law enforcement organization. 

3. Ability to direct and manage subordinate security staff and security force patrols in dispatch operation activities, responding to  scenes of crimes, accidents, catastrophic events, enemy attacks, and natural disasters.

4. Ability to use/operate automated security systems (i.e., Incident Management System, Security Force Management Information System, etc.)

5. Knowledge of applicable rules and regulations as related to security practices, procedures, and processes.

"OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS" ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL GRADES:

Air Force Security Forces Job Compatibility Assessment (AF SF JCA):  The Air Force General Council (AFGC), Security Forces (SF) has mandated that an assessment procedure be required in the hiring of weapon-bearing civilian positions. The incumbent will be required to complete a œJob Compatibility Assessment (JCA).  This is a survey, not a test, and is not scored as pass or fail only as a job compatibility standing using comparisons to other applicants for the same position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

1. This position may be considered Permanent, Term Employment (NTE 4 years), or Temporary Employment (NTE 1 year); dependent on the vacancy being filled.

2. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain secret security clearance as a condition of employment.

3. This position has been identified as a designated position under the Air Force Drug Testing Plan. An incumbent of this position is subject to the possibility of a random drug test.

4. Incumbent is required to receive and maintain a favorable ANACI (Access National Agency Check with Inquiries) background investigation for security clearance. 

5. 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.

6. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty to include nights, weekends, holidays, rotating shifts; 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year and subject to recall.

7. Must pass an initial pre-employment medical examination, periodic medical examinations, required initial and annual Air Force 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 medication requirements.

8. Must undergo initial and periodic psychological evaluations.

9. Incumbent must have an appropriate/valid drivers license to operate all Security Forces Vehicles throughout the base and on public roads.

10. Incumbent must be able to operate all Security Forces installed equipment.

11. Incumbent must be qualified and certified in the use of required weapons.

12. Must wear a uniform and meet applicable Air Force dress and appearance standards.

13. Must be certified in the utilization of both stationary and mobile equipment.

14. Subject to annual duty position evaluation on a pass/fail standard.

15. Must pass initial formal law enforcement training school as determined by functional, certificate from a federally recognized Law Enforcement Academy is preferred.

16. Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

17. Incumbent must successfully complete a 9MM pistol and M-4 Rifle pre-qualification and annual requalification as a condition of employment.

18. This position may be designated as 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.

19. This position may be designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507.  Duties of this position may be locally determined to be essential to accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbent of key position must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.

20. Incumbent is required to obtain first responder training/certifications required in CPR techniques, self-aid buddy care, and first-aid on the job and maintain annually.

21. This position may fall under the Standard Premium Pay Provisions under Title 5 USC. 

22. Recurring training is required to keep the incumbent knowledgeable on the updated specialized tactics, techniques and procedures necessary for preparation and response to catastrophic events, terrorist attacks and related threats to installations.

23. Ability to employ ˜infantry/SWAT small unit tactics involving fire and maneuver, with rapid advancing movement between defensive positions, while wearing protective gear for extended periods of time, e.g. Employing "Active Shooter" response tactics and techniques as a member of a small team is required.

24. This position does not meet the definition of law enforcement officer (LEO) and is excluded from coverage as LEO for purposes of the Federal Employment Retirement System-Base Annuity IAW 5 CFR. Part 842. Subpart H.25.High School Diploma or GED is required; 2 year degree from an accredited college/university is desired.

26. May perform additional duties as assigned in accordance with the needs and best interests of the Department of the Air Force.

27. Failure to meet conditions of employment may result in disciplinary action or termination. 

28. Overtime may be required.

29. Weather essential personnel.

30. Must be able to communicate orally and in writing to effectively articulate facts and information to the public, superiors and junior personnel in various situations, to include providing testimony in court.

31. May be required to attend the Veterans Affairs Law Enforcement Academy (VELATC) for 5 weeks.

32. May be required to wear special protective clothing such as coats, boots, vests, gas masks and/or helmets.

33. May be required to be in compliance with applicable fitness and weight standards.

34. May be exposed to high levels of noise such as aircraft engines.

35. Incumbent will be exposed to the day-to-day dangers associated with law enforcement and security duties.

36. May be required to undergo initial and periodic job compatibility assessments.

BENEFITS

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Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.


Other Information

Physical Demands: The work requires extended periods of physical exertion derived from such activities as running, walking, standing, repeated bending on dry, slippery, even or uneven surfaces or while operating a motor vehicle, and occasionally lifting, pushing and/or carrying items weighing 50 pounds or more.  Position requires stamina, physical agility and dexterity and the strength to pursue, apprehend or physically detain.  The incumbent may be required to push or drag heavy weights of 150 pounds or more. The incumbent is required to exemplify the physical characteristic of agility in the performance of duties experiencing an unusual fatigue factor. The employee will be required to continually stoop, bend, crouch, crawl and lift objects in the commercial vehicle search pit and base entry control points around moving vehicles while being exposed to vehicle exhaust fumes, dust, and excessive intermittent noise. The work may require common physical characteristics and abilities in agility and dexterity and the strength to pursue, apprehend, and detain uncooperative suspects. Incumbent must have depth perception, the use of both hands, arms, legs, eyes and fingers are required, and climbing with arms and legs may be required in the course of duties. 

Working Environment: The work is performed in an environment which involves exposure to regular and recurring discomfort such as extreme variations in weather conditions while directing traffic, conducting base entry control duties, and performing walking or bicycle patrols. The incumbent may be located inside or under shelter, be exposed to high levels of noise in certain industrial settings, exposed to inclement weather conditions, i.e., outside in excessive heat, cold, humidity, dampness/chillness, severe destructive weather or higher Force Protections conditions. The work involves moderate and high risks and possible endangerment of life or serious injury that requires the exercise of safety precautions and the use of personal protective equipment such as protective vests, coats, gloves, boots, goggles, masks, shields, chemical protective equipment, etc. Incumbent may also be subject to uncomfortable conditions where basic facilities may not be provided or functional. Incumbent may work alone or closely with others dependent upon assignment.

Applicants must be US Citizens and proof (such as Birth Certificate, passport, naturalization papers, etc.) will be required during in-processing.  

Priority Placement/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicants who have special priority placement rights must be well qualified for the position. Well qualified, for this position, is defined as meeting the minimum qualifications of the position. In addition, ICTAP applicants must submit required documents to determine eligibility in accordance with 5 CFR 330.704. Some of these documents include a copy of the agency notice, most recent performance appraisal, and most recent SF50. 

Reemployed Annuitants who are receiving an annuity can be hired if the position meets certain criteria described in the following instruction: http://www.afciviliancareers.com/sites/default/files/DoD-instruction-1400-25-V300.pdf

Certain Military Spouses are also eligible to apply under E.O. 13473. More information is available at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/veterans-authorities/#url=Appointment-of-Military-Spouses.


Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 459833200
Located In Tinker afb, OK
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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