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Detective – Beckley, West Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 356128Start Date: 11/04/2020End Date: 11/24/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/24/2020. 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-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6. 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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. 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 described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-6) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: 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 Conditions of Employment: Must be qualified in the use of the departmental approved firearm and be able to qualify semi-annually with their assigned firearm. Must maintain a valid State Driver’s License. Must maintain their bi-annual certification in CPR – Basic Life Support. Must successfully pass an annual physical and psychological examination. The position is expected to maintain a high standard of physical fitness and hand and eye coordination in order to maintain semi-annual qualification with the assigned firearm and annual qualification with the assigned departmental issued intermediate weapons. Officers are required to work rotating or flexible shifts. When needed and/or required to meet the Police Mission, normal tours of duty are supplemented with augmentation tours consisting of 8, 10 and 12-hour shifts. The employee is subject to random drug testing. Must be able to maintain a favorable adjudicated Minimum Background Investigation (MBI). 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 the position. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Criminal InvestigationPersonnel Security and SafetyPhysical SecurityPublic Safety and Security 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: 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: Position requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking, driving, bending, stooping, reaching, crawling, and similar activities when engaged in pursuing suspects, or participating in weapons training, Active Threat Response training, and Ground Defense and Recovery training. The work may regularly involve lifting and carrying of heavy objects of 50 pounds or less. Position requires physical agility and dexterity and the strength to pursue, apprehend, and detain uncooperative suspects. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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