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Police Patrol Officers

Patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators.

Salary Breakdown

Police Patrol Officers

Average

$62,470

ANNUAL

$30.03

HOURLY

Entry Level

$51,680

ANNUAL

$24.85

HOURLY

Mid Level

$63,035

ANNUAL

$30.31

HOURLY

Expert Level

$74,390

ANNUAL

$35.76

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

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Current Available Jobs

10,460

Projected job openings through 2024


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Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Police Patrol Officers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Police Patrol Officers

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (DPAIC)
    Customs and Border Protection    Casa Grande, AZ 85193
     Posted 6 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, at the Tucson Sector - Casa Grande Border Patrol Station located in Casa Grande, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $111,684.00 (GS-14, Step 1) to $145,187.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to$145,187.00 (GS-14 Step 10). As a second-line Supervisory Border Patrol Agent you will serve as a secondary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d) and be responsible for: Directing assignments of subordinate supervisors that perform all first-line Supervisory Border Patrol functions, station operations, and specialized units. Managing, directing, and coordinating activities aimed at preventing the illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air. Enforcing the criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality laws. Normal supervisory functions, including providing policy guidance, resolving disciplinary problems, and preparing annual performance appraisals.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: providing technical and administrative direction and oversight for all Border Patrol related functions within an assigned area. providing subordinate supervisors with policy guidance and direction, maintaining effective communications with the workforce, and fostering ethical conduct in the work place. serving as an advisor to the PAIC for identifying operational challenges, devising solutions and ensuring compliance. developing and implementing Station policies and guidelines within the framework of broad program objectives based on guidance, goals and strategy provided to implement timely action plans and making adjustments to station operations as necessary. maintaining budgets by managing several programs that have significant resources by monitoring all personnel, finance, and material needs ensuring the maximum cost effectiveness of the programs' operations. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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; religious; 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 10/23/2020. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency wavier by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Security Clearance: You may be required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. Supervisory or Managerial Training: All newly appointed, permanent second level supervisors and managers are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include 4 weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed. Mobility Agreement: If selected for this position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • BORDER PATROL AGENT (SECTOR PROGRAMS)
    Customs and Border Protection    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 6 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Yuma Sector Headquarters located in Yuma AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $91,231.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $118,603.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $118,603 (GS-13 Step 10). As a Border Patrol Agent (Sector Programs) you will serve as a secondary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d) and be responsible for: Reading, analyzing, and preparing highly sensitive internal reports/presentations regarding operations, budgeting, programs, critical incidents and personnel Reviewing Border Patrol data and program metrics and collaborating with Headquarters Border Patrol managers in the collection, formulation, and development of Border Patrol objectives, plans, policies, and procedures governing the execution of projects and operations Assisting with Border Patrol mission-specific projects that may include enforcement operations, intelligence collection and reporting, administrative and logistical support, development of training programs, technological requirements, personnel, labor and employee relations issues, internal and external communications, and other program areas as required Functioning as a liaison between U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters and Sectors and with other DHS operational, management, and program offices to include representatives of other federal, state, local, and foreign law enforcement agencies in order to coordinate Border Patrol programs and significant projects and representing the Border Patrol viewpoint in meetings, workgroups, or collaborations with various law enforcement agencies. Relaying and explaining the Border Patrol's policies, directives, and method of operation and furnishing guidance to field offices and assisting with problem resolution and application of policy and procedures by ensuring that stations are kept informed of changes in policies and procedures, and providing timely advice on conditions or situations which would have bearing on operations.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection within the local commuting area. This vacancy has a local commuting area requirement, as defined below: The area surrounding the duty station by which people reasonably travel back and forth from home to work; Or The employee's permanent duty station is located within the reasonable travel area surrounding the duty station of this vacancy; Or if applicable For employees who are detailed or temporarily promoted for more than 1 year to another duty location, the detailed or temporary duty location is considered to be the duty location of record for commuting area purposes. For employees detailed or temporarily promoted for less than one year, the permanent duty location is considered the duty location of record for commuting area purposes. To meet agency needs, this position will be filled on a temporary basis not-to-exceed (NTE) three year(s), with possible extension(s) for an additional one year. You may be returned, at any time, to the position from which temporarily promoted, or to a different position of equivalent grade and pay, and that the return is not subject to the procedures found in 5 C.F.R. §§ 351, 432, 752, and 771. If you are currently a permanent GS -13, you will be laterally reassigned into this position, and may be returned upon completion of the assignment or at any time it is determined that there is no longer an Agency need for this assignment, to the position held prior to this NTE assignment or to a similar permanent position. Return to your original location will be prioritized, but is not guaranteed.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Collaborating with Border Patrol managers in the collection, formulation, and development of Border Patrol objectives; Reviewing Border Patrol data and program metrics and recommending the use or development of best practices; Assisting with specific projects that included enforcement operations, intelligence collection and reporting, administrative and logistical support; Creating reports utilizing information from Border Patrol databases and operations for purposes of formulating budget recommendations Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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; religious; 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 10/23/2020. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency wavier by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Security Clearance: You may be required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (SPECIAL OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR)
    Customs and Border Protection    Nogales, AZ 85628
     Posted 15 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, at the Tucson Sector - Nogales Border Patrol Station located in Nogales, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $92,206.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $119,871.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $119,871.00 (GS-13 Step 10). This position serves a secondary law enforcement officer under 5 U.S.C 8331(6c) and 8412(d). Duties and responsibilities include: Directing assignments of subordinate supervisors that perform all first-line Supervisory Border Patrol functions, station operations, and specialized units Managing, directing, and coordinating activities aimed at preventing the illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air Seeking out and apprehending smugglers or aliens who are illegally in the United States Enforcing the criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality laws All normal functions involved in supervising personnel, including the approval of leave, resolving disciplinary problems, and preparing annual performance appraisals

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Providing direction and oversight for all Border Patrol related functions within an assigned area. Assisting, advising and instructing subordinates in their work and resolving difficult problems requiring coordination with other operating units. Developing, managing or directing operational policy or programs related to Border Patrol operations. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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; religious; 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 10/19/2020. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency wavier by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Security Clearance: You may be required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. Supervisory or Managerial Training: All newly appointed, permanent second level supervisors and managers are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include 4 weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • BORDER PATROL AGENT (SECTOR PROGRAMS)
    Customs and Border Protection    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 15 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Tucson Sector Headquarters - Mission Readiness Operations Division - Training Department located in Tucson, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $92,206.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $119,871.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $119,871.00 (GS-13 Step 10). As a Border Patrol Agent (Sector Programs) you will serve as a secondary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d) and be responsible for: reading, analyzing, and preparing highly sensitive internal reports/presentations regarding operations, budgeting, programs, critical incidents and personnel reviewing Border Patrol data and program metrics and collaborating with Headquarters Border Patrol managers in the collection, formulation, and development of Border Patrol objectives, plans, policies, and procedures governing the execution of projects and operations assisting with Border Patrol mission-specific projects that may include enforcement operations, intelligence collection and reporting, administrative and logistical support, development of training programs, technological requirements, personnel, labor and employee relations issues, internal and external communications, and other program areas as required functioning as a liaison between U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters and Sectors and with other DHS operational, management, and program offices to include representatives of other federal, state, local, and foreign law enforcement agencies in order to coordinate Border Patrol programs and significant projects and representing the Border Patrol viewpoint in meetings, workgroups, or collaborations with various law enforcement agencies. relaying and explaining the Border Patrol's policies, directives, and method of operation and furnishing guidance to field offices and assisting with problem resolution and application of policy and procedures by ensuring that stations are kept informed of changes in policies and procedures, and providing timely advice on conditions or situations which would have bearing on operations.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection within the local commuting area. This vacancy has a local commuting area requirement, as defined below: The area surrounding the duty station by which people reasonably travel back and forth from home to work; Or The employee's permanent duty station is located within the reasonable travel area surrounding the duty station of this vacancy; Or if applicable For employees who are detailed or temporarily promoted for more than 1 year to another duty location, the detailed or temporary duty location is considered to be the duty location of record for commuting area purposes. For employees detailed or temporarily promoted for less than one year, the permanent duty location is considered the duty location of record for commuting area purposes. To meet agency needs, this position will be filled on a temporary basis not-to-exceed (NTE) 3 year, with possible extension(s) for an additional 1 year. You may be returned, at any time, to the position from which temporarily promoted, or to a different position of equivalent grade and pay, and that the return is not subject to the procedures found in 5 C.F.R. §§ 351, 432, 752, and 771. If you are currently a permanent GS -13, you will be laterally reassigned into this position, and may be returned upon completion of the assignment or at any time it is determined that there is no longer an Agency need for this assignment, to the position held prior to this NTE assignment or to a similar permanent position. Return to your original location will be prioritized, but is not guaranteed.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Collaborating with Border Patrol managers in the collection, formulation, and development of Border Patrol objectives; Reviewing Border Patrol data and program metrics and recommending the use or development of best practices; Assisting with specific projects that included enforcement operations, intelligence collection and reporting, administrative and logistical support; Creating reports utilizing information from Border Patrol databases and operations for purposes of formulating budget recommendations Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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; religious; 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 10/19/2020. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency wavier by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • BORDER PATROL AGENT (SECTOR PROGRAMS)
    Customs and Border Protection    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 15 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Tucson Sector Headquarters - Law Enforcement Operational Programs - Strategic Planning located in Tucson, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $92,206.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $119,871.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $119,871.00 (GS-13 Step 10). As a Border Patrol Agent (Sector Programs) you will serve as a secondary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d) and be responsible for: reading, analyzing, and preparing highly sensitive internal reports/presentations regarding operations, budgeting, programs, critical incidents and personnel reviewing Border Patrol data and program metrics and collaborating with Headquarters Border Patrol managers in the collection, formulation, and development of Border Patrol objectives, plans, policies, and procedures governing the execution of projects and operations assisting with Border Patrol mission-specific projects that may include enforcement operations, intelligence collection and reporting, administrative and logistical support, development of training programs, technological requirements, personnel, labor and employee relations issues, internal and external communications, and other program areas as required functioning as a liaison between U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters and Sectors and with other DHS operational, management, and program offices to include representatives of other federal, state, local, and foreign law enforcement agencies in order to coordinate Border Patrol programs and significant projects and representing the Border Patrol viewpoint in meetings, workgroups, or collaborations with various law enforcement agencies. relaying and explaining the Border Patrol's policies, directives, and method of operation and furnishing guidance to field offices and assisting with problem resolution and application of policy and procedures by ensuring that stations are kept informed of changes in policies and procedures, and providing timely advice on conditions or situations which would have bearing on operations.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection within the local commuting area. This vacancy has a local commuting area requirement, as defined below: The area surrounding the duty station by which people reasonably travel back and forth from home to work; Or The employee's permanent duty station is located within the reasonable travel area surrounding the duty station of this vacancy; Or if applicable For employees who are detailed or temporarily promoted for more than 1 year to another duty location, the detailed or temporary duty location is considered to be the duty location of record for commuting area purposes. For employees detailed or temporarily promoted for less than one year, the permanent duty location is considered the duty location of record for commuting area purposes. To meet agency needs, this position will be filled on a temporary basis not-to-exceed (NTE) three year(s), with a possible extension for one additional year. You may be returned, at any time, to the position from which temporarily promoted, or to a different position of equivalent grade and pay, and that the return is not subject to the procedures found in 5 C.F.R. §§ 351, 432, 752, and 771. If you are currently a permanent GS -13, you will be laterally reassigned into this position, and may be returned upon completion of the assignment or at any time it is determined that there is no longer an Agency need for this assignment, to the position held prior to this NTE assignment or to a similar permanent position. Return to your original location will be prioritized, but is not guaranteed.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Collaborating with Border Patrol managers in the collection, formulation, and development of Border Patrol objectives; Reviewing Border Patrol data and program metrics and recommending the use or development of best practices; Assisting with specific projects that included enforcement operations, intelligence collection and reporting, administrative and logistical support; Creating reports utilizing information from Border Patrol databases and operations for purposes of formulating budget recommendations Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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; religious; 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 10/19/2020. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency wavier by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Police Officer
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 17 days    

    Summary

    The Southern Arizona Health Care System is currently recruiting several Police Officers, in the Police Service in Tucson, Arizona. The incumbents perform a full range of police duties by following and executing rules, regulations, or procedures covering law and rules enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdiction.

    Responsibilities

    Candidates tentatively selected for hire must successfully complete all pre-employment requirements prior to being made an official offer of employment IAW VA Handbook 0730. These requirements include a medical exam conducted by an Occupational Health Nurse, Psychological Assessment and testing of the applicant's emotional and mental stability by a psychiatrist or psychologist, hearing exam conducted by a Staff Audiologist and physical agility test to be conducted by a member of our Southern Arizona VA Health Care System Police Department. IAW VA Handbook 5005, all applicants being considered for appointment to a VA police officer will be vetted to the extent possible prior to entrance on duty. Interviews will be conducted with former employers and former supervisors to verify listed qualifying experience and work habits of the applicants to determine the quality of work history for all employment within the last five years. Selectees will be required to attend and successfully complete the 10-week course at the VA law Enforcement Training Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Applicant must be able to qualify with a firearm, Baton, and OC Spray. Applicant must be able to successfully complete a criminal background check. Duties include but are not limited to the following: Assure a safe and secure environment across VA in accordance with prescribed guidelines. Represent the VA often as the first person a Veteran or visitor encounters when entering a VA facility. Perform a full range of police duties i.e. following and executing rules, regulations, or procedures covering law enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities. Adopt a mix of jurisdictional arrangements (i.e., exclusive, concurrent and/or proprietorial) as needed. Patrol VA facilities to i.e. identify situations where criminal activity has occurred or is about to occur, assess danger and threats, and take proper recourse. Participate in i.e. taking statements, making arrests, and conducting short and long-term investigations as needed. Interact/assist Veterans, patients, employees, contractors, volunteers, affiliates, visitors, and others who frequent VA facilities on a daily basis. Empathize, engage, and communicate with all individuals to ensure a positive outcome and the safety of the facility. Assure/enforce compliance with a full range of Federal, state, territorial, and/or commonwealth, county and municipal laws, ordinances, rules and regulations as needed. Maintain law, order and protection of i.e. Veterans, patients, employees, contractors, volunteers, affiliates, visitors, and others who frequent VA facilities in addition to equipment, buildings, and ground on all property owned and controlled by the VA. Provide high visibility and proactive patrolling activities based on criminal trends. Utilize unique protocols that apply to policing in health care delivery environments, e.g. metallic weapons protocols in MRI suites, exposure to radioactive materials protocols, animal research facility attributes, and Universal precaution protocols for infection control. Work Schedule: Rotational schedule that includes days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays to support the VA Mission.

    Position Description/PD#: Police Officer/PD190181

    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-06 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: 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; conducting routine foot and/or vehicle patrols; responding to routine and emergency calls for police assistance; issuing traffic citations; questioning individuals at the scene of a crime; informing individuals about their rights as suspects; subduing unruly individuals; and preparing written reports involving criminal and/or civil offenses; knowledge of applicable laws of the Federal, state, county, or municipal government, possess arrest authority and have the ability to use a firearm. In addition, sufficient knowledge to prevent and/or resolve criminal offenses at the scene; conducting preliminary investigations at a crime scene; pursuing and apprehending persons fleeing from a crime scene or resisting arrest; providing testimony in court; taking charge of a crime or accident scene; and interviewing witnesses of a crime or accident. 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 .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. 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 and annual qualification with his or her assigned departmental 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 and Ground Defense and Recovery training. 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/.

    Education

    There is no educational substitution for the GS-06 level. A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    Additional Information

    A supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process. Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities , and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator. The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified: applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the required competencies of the job. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document. If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Police Officer
    City of Glendale AZ    Glendale, AZ 85304
     Posted 17 days    

    Description

    ***IMPORTANT INFORMATION***

    All communication, including testing invitations, will be sent by email. Please be sure to use a valid email address on your application and _check your email regularly_.

    Additional information about the Glendale Police Department and the Police Officer testing process can be found on our website:

    **http://www.glendaleaz.com/policejobs/**

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    ***ONE DAY TESTING PROCESS***

    Applicants may now complete their entire testing process all in one day (Physical Assessment Exam and Oral Board Interview). Testing dates will be announced soon.

    Once all applications have been received and screened, applicants will receive an email allowing them to select the date they would like to complete their testing.

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    ***ABOUT GLENDALE PD***

    Located on the western edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Glendale is a culturally diverse community with approximately 230,000 residents. Glendale is also an exciting sports, shopping, and entertainment destination, famous for its well-preserved charm.

    The Glendale Police Department employs 430 sworn officers and 141 civilian employees. The Department is organized into two functional bureaus: the Operations Bureau and the Investigations & Administrative Bureau. Under these bureaus are six divisions: Administrative Services, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Support Services, Gateway Patrol and Foothills Patrol. New officers can expect to serve in one of the two patrol divisions for their first two years following field training, after which time they can apply for any number of specialty assignments. These include SWAT, Bomb Squad, K-9, Motors, Detective, Vehicular Crimes, Training and others.

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    **For recruiting updates, testing information, tips, and videos to help you through the process, follow us online:**

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    Glendale Police Officers perform general and specialized police work involving the enforcement of laws and ordinances, protecting life and property, detection and arrest of violators, crime prevention, community services or other specialized assignments of comparable responsibility.
    Essential Functions

    1. Patrols assigned area of the City, by automobile, motorcycle, on foot or bicycle, for the prevention of crime and enforcement of all applicable criminal, traffic, and liquor laws and City Ordinances.
    2. Responds to calls for service involving crimes such as robberies, assaults, homicides, and narcotics violations.
    3. Responds to general public service calls for civil or societal problems.
    4. Secures the scene of a crime; makes arrests; books prisoners.
    5. Responds to hazardous materials incidents and traffic accidents; investigates traffic accidents; detects impaired drivers; administers first aid; directs traffic and requests medical assistance.
    6. Prepares reports to accurately document information.
    7. Participates in problem-oriented policing efforts by identifying problem areas, recommending and implementing solutions, and monitoring the results.
    8. Performs suicide prevention interventions; transports mentally ill patients; performs surveillance operations.
    9. Performs a variety of general and specialized criminal investigations involving property and persons crimes; gathers evidence; preserves crime scene; prepares cases for prosecution.
    10. Provides training on gang-related issues, firearms, defensive driving, defensive tactics, impact weapons and other related police topics.
    11. Writes and executes search warrants.
    12. Serves court orders, arrest warrants, and mental health orders.
    13. Selects, directs, trains and maintains canines.
    14. Appears in court as the States witness and delivers testimony.
    15. Provides police services at various special events in the City.
    16. Presents public relations programs to school age and adult groups; presents other programs and participates in community functions.
    17. Performs assigned personnel functions in the area of recruitment, training and record keeping.
    18. Performs squad supervisory duties as required; maintains police supplies at stations.
    19. Performs specialty duties such as interpreting and peer counseling.
    20. Performs other related duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications & Special Requirements

    **Police Officer Recruit:**
    High school graduate or equivalent.

    **Police Officer:**
    High school graduate or equivalent and and have an active Arizona POST Certification.

    **Knowledge of:**
    Principles and practices of modern police work and law enforcement methods
    Federal, State and City laws governing Police operations, custody of prisoners, search and seizure, and the rules of evidences; departmental rules and regulations
    General City law enforcement problems; geography of the City; layout of major facilities
    Problem oriented policing; community agencies and other available resources
    Methods of patrol, criminal, and traffic investigations

    **Skill in:**
    The use of police equipment which includes vehicles, and weapons
    The use of computer, electronic, and audio equipment
    The use of crime scene evidence collection equipment

    **Ability to:**
    Analyze situations, maintain composure, make effective and reasonable decisions
    Remember names, faces, and details of incidents
    Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work
    Clearly and concisely document the facts and circumstances of a law enforcement incident
    Correctly identify the elements of a crime and accurately record them in a police report for purposes of prosecution
    Operate law enforcement computerized data entry and retrieval systems

    *Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.*

    **_Special Requirements_**
    Be at least 21 years of age; except that a person may attend an academy if the person will be 21 before graduating
    Valid Arizona Driver's License
    ACJIS Terminal Operators Certification
    AZPOST Police Officer Certification
    Must continuously meet all the requirements and standards of AZPOST

    Physical Requirements

    *Applying in this recruitment does not preclude you from applying in other City of Glendale recruitments. If you are not selected for this position, you would need to reapply to receive consideration. Candidates will be notified by email of their standing in the recruitment process, including any limitations on reapplication.*

    _Glendale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.

    Applicants may obtain a copy of the City of Glendale's EEOP Utilization Report _here_ or upon request from the City of Glendale's Human Resources & Risk Management Office._

    *Salary:* $54,894.00 - $81,102.00 Annually

    *Location:* Glendale, AZ

    *Job Type:* Full Time

    *Department:* Police

    *Job Number:* 2020 -02021

    *Closing:* 10/25/2020 11:59 PM Arizona

    *Agency:* City of Glendale (AZ)

    *Address:* 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, Arizona, 85301

    *Phone:* 623-930-2270

    *Website:* http://www.glendaleaz.com


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT
    Customs and Border Protection    Sonoita, AZ 85637
     Posted 22 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, at the Tucson Sector - Sonoita Border Patrol Station located in Sonoita, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $92,206.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $119,871.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $119,871.00 (GS-13 Step 10). As a first-line Supervisory Border Patrol Agent you will serve as a primary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d)) and be responsible for: Directing assignments of subordinate Border Patrol Agents, specialized units, and station operations. Directing activities aimed at preventing the illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air. Seeking out and apprehending smugglers or aliens who are illegally in the United States. Enforcing the criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality laws. All normal functions involved in supervising personnel, including leave approval, resolving disciplinary problems, and preparing annual performance appraisals.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: interpreting and enforcing immigration or comparable laws, rules, and regulations; gathering and analyzing intelligence from a variety of sources; developing case work pertaining to criminal prosecutions and investigations; identifying and investigating smuggling operations; devising and recommending solutions to operational problems, and apprising management of identified deficiencies and solutions; ensuring compliance with enforcement and operational practices. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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; religious; 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 10/13/2020. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency wavier by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government Age Requirement: Provisions of Public Laws 93-350 and 100-238 allow the imposition of a maximum age for initial appointment to a primary Law Enforcement Officer position within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In accordance with DHS Management Directive 251-03, the "day before an individual's 37th birthday" is the maximum age for original appointment to a position as a primary law enforcement officer within DHS. NOTE: The Commissioner of CBP has approved a temporary increase in the maximum allowable age for original placement into a BPA position; therefore, you must be referred for selection before reaching your 40th birthday. Creditable law enforcement officer service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), or creditable service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8401(36) (as a Customs and Border Protection Officer) on or after July 6, 2008, may be applied toward the maximum age requirement. This age restriction may not apply if you are currently serving in a federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d). To ensure compliance with statutes pertaining to the appointment of preference eligible veterans as determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board in its recent decision of Isabella v. Dept. of State, the maximum age for original appointment articulated above shall not apply to the hiring of individuals entitled to veterans preference eligibility under 5 U.S.C. § 3312. Veterans' Preference Eligibility: The maximum age for original appointment does not apply to veteran's preference eligible.

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Security Clearance: You may be required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. Supervisory Training: All newly appointed, first-time permanent CBP Supervisors are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include three weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer - Phoenix
    Federal Reserve Bank    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 27 days    

    */The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco believes//in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve./*
    **
    *Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer - Phoenix*

    It's about respect and recognition from your peers. It's you. At the Federal Reserve Bank, we operate as part of the nation's bank, helping to shape policies that enable people to purchase homes, send their children to school, and to live greater lives. It's a good feeling, knowing that your work holds such meaning. It's an even better feeling, knowing that you're doing so with a team that recognizes the talents that make you unique. Join us today.

    Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding position? Look no further.

    *Essential Job Functions:*
    **
    As a Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer, upon successful completion of training and certification, you will operate as a Law Enforcement Officer pursuant to the authority given the Board of Governor's by Section 11 (q) of the Federal Reserve Act. In this critical capacity, you are charged with protecting and safeguarding the Bank's grounds, property, operations, employees, and other individuals on premises. You may be involved in making arrests and/or detaining individuals committing criminal acts on the premises, and providing testimony as required by law. Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers may also serve on our emergency response or emergency medical teams, or work special assignments such as Executive and Dignitary Protection, VIP Security, or provide professional armed escort for staff/valuables outside the facility as assigned by law enforcement management. Other duties may include, but are not limited to:

    * Monitor metal detectors, and utilize hand-held metal detection wands and x-ray machines to scan visitors and packages for weapons and other unauthorized items.

    * Control entry of persons and vehicles entering beyond the Bank's public accessible areas, including parking structures, security court, or assigned valuables handling areas, and monitor surveillance equipment, intercoms, telephones, radios, and other specialized equipment.

    * Operate law enforcement/emergency equipment when appropriate, such as issued firearms, emergency rescue, medical and firefighting equipment, post access consoles and portable radios.

    * Patrol building and report any unusual situation or unauthorized individuals, and safeguard sensitive data and valuables through direct observation during regular patrol rounds.

    * Respond to general alarms, fires, or other immediate threats to life and property to establish immediate law enforcement presence and secure building until emergency situations are resolved.

    *Position Requirements:*

    * High school diploma or successful completion of GED.

    *Due to the physically demanding, critical and sensitive nature of these positions, the following minimum qualifications are also required:*

    * Must be at least 21 years of age.
    * Must have a valid State Driver's License.

    * Must not have been convicted of any felony, or have any record of court-ordered community supervision or probation for a criminal offense within the last ten years, and must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense.

    * Must never have been convicted of any domestic violence offense that precludes authority to possess a firearm, or otherwise be prohibited by any existing State or Federal statute from possessing firearms or ammunition.

    * All Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers must pass a fitness-for-duty physical examination, psychological examination, background check, and drug screen. This process can take three to five months to complete.

    * Must be able to demonstrate physical strength, stamina, agility, and balance to employ physical control techniques to restrain and detain uncooperative and resistant subjects and defend self and others from physical assaults.

    * Must be able to perform the physically demanding responsibilities of the position, including, but not limited to, regularly standing, walking, or climbing several flights of stairs, sitting at an observation post, occasionally required to run, climb, crouch or crawl.

    * Must have ability to frequently lift 25 to 50 lbs. with occasional lifting of 100 lbs. or more

    * Will be exposed to weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, or acts of violence.

    * Must have the ability to carry firearms and other law enforcement equipment, which could be retained on the officer's duty belt.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The demonstrated ability to maintain composure and perform reliably under pressure, to understand and carry out complex oral and written instruction, and demonstrate effective oral/written communication skills are required.

    Demonstrated good judgment, interpersonal, and customer service skills, and the ability to maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information. This is a 24/7 operation and all Federal Reserve Bank Law Enforcement Officers must be able to work on any shift, and work overtime as needed. Some travel may be required. Advanced notice will be provided when travel is needed. Local candidates preferred; no relocation assistance provided.

    **APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 16, 2020**.*

    *
    *
    ** **Selected candidates subject to special background investigation procedures.

    */The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer./*

    **Organization:** **Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco*

    **Title:** *Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer - Phoenix*

    **Location:** *AZ-Phoenix*

    **Requisition ID:** *265799*


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • BORDER PATROL AGENT (BORTAC OPERATOR) - REASSIGNMENT OPPORTUNITY BULLETIN
    Customs and Border Protection    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 28 days    

    Summary

    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

    Responsibilities

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, at the Tucson Sector Headquarters - Special Operations Detachment located in Tucson, AZ. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws; and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland. This position starts at a salary of $77,541.00 (GS-12, Step 1) to $100,808.00 (GS-12, Step 10) with promotion potential to $100,808.00 (GS-12 Step 10). As a Border Patrol Agent (BORTAC Operator), you serve as a primary law enforcement officer under 5 U.S.C. 8331(6c) and 8412(d). Duties and responsibilities include: Serving as an Operator for BORTAC Resolving emergency situations and high risk incidents while reducing the risk of loss of life or serious injury to officers, victims, or innocent third parties Actively responding to civil disturbances, hostage situations, high-risk warrant executions, tactical operations/situations, reconnaissance/surveillance services, civil emergencies (either man-made or natural disasters), and search and rescue operations Demonstrating a high level of skill in weaponry, self defense, crowd control, confrontation management, aquatics, rappelling, land navigation, chemical control agents, anti-terrorism tactics, hostage negotiations, building entries, emergency rescue procedures, small unit tactics, tracking and airborne insertion operations

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below) You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards Who May Apply: Currently assigned to the Tucson Border Patrol Sector at any Border Patrol Station within the sector or within the Sector Headquarters; and This is a Voluntary Reassignment Opportunity for current U.S. Border Patrol GS-1896 employees with competitive status currently stationed within the Border Patrol Sector listed in the Organizational Location of this Job Opportunity Announcement in one of the following positions: a current GS-1896-12 BPA OR a current GS-13 (or higher graded) SBPA/BPAs employee who is willing to take a voluntary change to lower grade.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualification Requirements: The basic qualification requirements include experience in law enforcement or other responsible work that demonstrates the ability to make arrests and exercise sound judgment in the use of firearms; to deal effectively with individuals or persons in a courteous, tactful manner; and to analyze information rapidly and make prompt decisions. AND You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Interpreting and enforcing immigration or comparable laws, rules, and regulations; Performing intelligence, prosecution, investigation, anti-smuggling, and other work of comparable difficulty related to Border Patrol operations. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). BORTAC Basic Selection and Training Course: You must have successfully completed the BORTAC Basic Selection and Training Course to be considered for this position. Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). You will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link. 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; religious; 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 10/06/2020. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link. Polygraph Examination: This is a polygraph-required position. If you are not a current CBP employee in a law enforcement position, you may be required to take a polygraph exam and have favorable results in order to continue in the pre-employment process. Please see Polygraph Examination. Polygraph Reciprocity: CBP may accept the results of a prior federal polygraph exam in lieu of a CBP polygraph exam. You will receive information to request reciprocity in your Background Investigation Package. Polygraph Waiver: Certain veterans may be eligible to obtain a polygraph waiver. You will receive information to request a waiver in your Background Investigation Package. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency wavier by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government Age Requirement: Provisions of Public Laws 93-350 and 100-238 allow the imposition of a maximum age for initial appointment to a primary Law Enforcement Officer position within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In accordance with DHS Management Directive 251-03, the "day before an individual's 37th birthday" is the maximum age for original appointment to a position as a primary law enforcement officer within DHS. NOTE: The Commissioner of CBP has approved a temporary increase in the maximum allowable age for original placement into a BPA position; therefore, you must be referred for selection before reaching your 40th birthday. Creditable law enforcement officer service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), or creditable service covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8401(36) (as a Customs and Border Protection Officer) on or after July 6, 2008, may be applied toward the maximum age requirement. This age restriction may not apply if you are currently serving in a federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by Title 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or Title 5 U.S.C. 8412(d). To ensure compliance with statutes pertaining to the appointment of preference eligible veterans as determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board in its recent decision of Isabella v. Dept. of State, the maximum age for original appointment articulated above shall not apply to the hiring of individuals entitled to veterans preference eligibility under 5 U.S.C. § 3312. Veterans' Preference Eligibility: The maximum age for original appointment does not apply to veteran's preference eligible.

    Education

    Additional Information

    This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position. Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment. Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis. Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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