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Police Officer – Green Bay, Wisconsin
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 438702Start Date: 04/14/2021End Date: 04/26/2021
GS-6 GRADE REQUIREMENTS: You must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal service that equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of a Police Officer. Specialized experience is defined as 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. DRIVERS LICENSE: Must possess a current, valid State driver’s license. 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 resources or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Experience as a Security Guard or Corrections Officer may be qualifying experience. LAW ENFORCEMENT REQUIREMENTS AT VA FACILITIES: Law Enforcement personnel are required to carry agency-approved firearms while on duty on VA property must achieve and maintain qualification with the agency-approved firearm as condition of gaining and continuing employment. Applicants selected for this position must be proficient in the English language in accordance with Public Law 94-102 dated November 23, 1977. An individual who is convicted of a domestic violence charge cannot be authorized to own, be issued, purchase, or otherwise have possession of a handgun under the Lautenberg Amendment (PL 104-208) to the Gun Control Act of 1968 (18 USC 922). A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. This is a drug testing position. All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with the VA. Arrest Authority: At the GS-6 grade level, applicants MUST have arresting authority – presently or in the past. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM’s web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications. The incumbent must have successfully completed the Law Enforcement Training Center (LETC) Basic Police Officer Training Course. New VA Police Officers are required to successfully complete the in-residence (400 hour) 10 week Police Officer Standardized Training in Little Rock, Arkansas. Satisfactory completion of this course is a condition of continued employment, and course can not be waived. The incumbent must meet and maintain physical, psychological, and weapons qualifications as outlined in VA Directives/Handbooks 0730 and 0720. Incumbent must successfully complete an annual physical and psychological examination. Certification in basic CPR is required. Must maintain a valid state driver’s license. Will be required to carry Law Enforcement Credentials in the performance of official duties. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. 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. There is no educational substitution at this grade level. Physical Requirements: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion, long hours of standing, walking, driving and similar activities. The incumbent must respond to alarms, pursue suspects, participate in training activities, climb stairs and walk during assigned foot patrols in and around large building, campus, and other physical settings. Agility, dexterity and strength are needed to pursue, apprehend and detain uncooperative suspects. On a regular and recurring basis the work requires strenuous exertion physically restraining disorderly individuals to prevent harm to others or the individual. Incumbents must be physically able to lift or carry injured or hurt persons, evacuate persons to safety during storms, disasters, fires or other emergencies. The incumbent is expected to maintain a high standard of physical fitness and hand and eye coordination in order to maintain his or her semi-annual qualification with his or her assigned firearm (pistol), and annual qualification with department assigned long gun. This also includes annual qualification with his or her assigned department issued intermediate weapons. Strenuous physical exertion is also required during many required and recurring training activities such as those related to weapons training, Active Threat Response training, Ground Defense and Recovery training, and defensive tactics training.
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