Supervisory Police Officer Job in Memphis, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Supervisory Police Officer in Memphis, Tennessee Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Supervisory Police Officer – Memphis, Tennessee
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 80499
Start Date: 04/10/2019
End Date: 04/25/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/25/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-8 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Ability to plan work schedules, evaluate shift personnel for work performance, use proficient law enforcement skills in crowd and riot control, bomb threat and search procedures, gathering and preserving evidence, and obtaining search and arrest warrants, provide daily supervision, coordination, and control of police officers and a dispatcher You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position
Decision MakingEmployee DevelopmentIncident ManagementPlanning and Evaluating Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. NOTE: Experience as a prison or jail guard, correctional officer, night watchman, or other positions that did not provide knowledge and skills in general law enforcement methods and techniques that could be applied in the performance of police officer functions will not be considered as acceptable specialized experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The incumbent must be physically fit and agile in order to pursue persons on foot over/around rough and/or slippery terrain or obstacles and up and down stairs, hills or in confined areas. Must successfully complete annual agility testing in order to retain position. The incumbent must be capable of lifting and pulling heavy objects; carrying or moving heavy or unwieldy objects; crouching, crawling and kneeling during pursuit, search and/or investigation and while performing first aide and detaining suspects or defending oneself or others against attack. Work Environment: Checks and patrols in varying weather conditions to include high wind and heavy rain as well as cold and snow/ice conditions, use protect equipment; operates vehicles on unpaved/unplowed/untreated surfaces. May be exposed to physical attack/bodily injury when apprehending, detaining or pursuing suspects. There is a possibility that a person being stopped or investigated could have a weapon and incentive to use it (under the influence, mental instability, past criminal record, outstanding warrants, etc.). Other conditions include work in a high crime rate area where the public has easy access, and officers must patrol in locations where persons may be armed while attempting auto theft, vandalism, narcotics transactions, and other offenses which can lead to assault with or without a weapon in order to avoid arrest. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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