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 Police Officer in Huntington, West Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Police Officer – Huntington, West Virginia
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 462727Start Date: 06/02/2021End Date: 06/22/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-6 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: 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. There is no educational substitution for the GS-6 level. 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. 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. Achieve and Maintain certification as a VA Police Officer through the Law Enforcement Training Center 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.
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