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 Detective in Hampton, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Detective – Hampton, Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 388463Start Date: 01/08/2021End Date: 01/28/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/28/2021. 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: Knowledge of applicable state, federal criminal laws and VA regulations for enforcement purposes; Coordinates and conducts investigations of crimes and complaints; Lead the investigations division following up on all offenses; Analyze complaints and or allegations to identify issues involved to determine evidence type required for cases; Knowledge of establishing crime scene preservation and criminal investigation techniques; Lead administrative investigations of alleged administrative misconduct as directed by the Chief of Police; Participates in surveillance activities; Ensures the integrity and appropriate disposition of evidence in VA Police custody; Develops security plans for assignments and/or work on sensitive trails or other assignments. AND (This experience must be reflected in your resume to be credited to your rating.).. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:ArrestCompliance InspectionConstitutional LawCriminal InvestigationCriminal LawForensics 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: The incumbent may be required to walk at length to perform canvasses of many areas and to interview numerous persons. May have to walk at length while escorting a VIP or surveilling a suspect. He may have to assume various physical positions during surveil1ance or covert assignments, or when searching for physical evidence. Incumbent has to qualify and maintain proficiency in the use of the authorized firearm. The incumbent must have dexterity, good eyesight and hearing, and verbal communication skills, so as to be able to collect evidence and interview persons. Incumbent must be able to write and perform administrative functions using a computer. Must be agile and fit to combat and defend against a hostile encounter. May have to run at length and possess the strength and fitness to apprehend a fleeing felon. Incumbent must have and maintain overall fitness and health so as not to impede the investigative process and functions of his/her duties. The employee must maintain a reputable appearance and exemplary conduct that reflects highly on the Department of Veterans Affairs. Must have mental and emotional stability and be able to work under varying levels and amounts of stress. Incumbent will be required to successfully pass a yearly physical and psychological examination, and semi- annual weapons qualifications(MEB Baton and Firearms). 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/.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!