Select at least one occupational specialty code. The specialty code(s) for this position are 001, 002 and 003. Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired. Each code is defined below:
001 - Open to All
002 - Competitive Merit Promotion. This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service. You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. SF-50 or veterans documentation).
003 - Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities. This includes applicants who are eligible for noncompetitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for positions at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted positions covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.). This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced for this 837224. For more information about special hiring authorities, visit: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp. You must provide qualifying documentation for a noncompetitive or special hiring authority.
Complete this section ONLY IF you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). To be considered, you must be a surplus or displaced Federal employee as defined in the regulations, be applying for a vacancy at or below the grade level of the position from which you have been or are being separated (and with no greater promotion potential than your position), and be occupying or have been displaced from a position in the same local commuting area as the vacancy.
Note: To receive consideration for the CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation as specified in the vacancy announcement.
1. This position is covered by the law enforcement officer retirement provisions of 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) and 5 U.S.C. 8412(d). Applicants for this primary law enforcement position must not have reached their 37th birthday upon appointment to this position unless there is sufficient prior Federal service in a covered primarily law enforcement or firefighter position to permit retirement on or before the mandatory retirement age for these types of positions. Please select the appropriate response below.
2. Please select the answer that indicates your ability to obtain a state driver's license.
3. This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g)(9)). A "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" is generally defined under the statute as any offense involving the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by the victim's current or former domestic partner, parent, or guardian. The term "convicted" as defined in the statute, excludes any person whose conviction has been expunged, set-aside, or pardoned or any person whose civil rights have been restored unless the pardon, expunging or restoration of civil rights expressly prohibits the possession of firearms or ammunition. Candidates who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the referenced statutes are not qualified for this position. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 1001).
Have you been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the referenced statutes stated above?
4. Select one statement from the choices below to show how you meet the qualification requirements for this position.
Skill in managing criminal and administrative investigation activities
For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list A through E following each task that best describes your experience and/or training. Your resume must support your answers or your overall score may be lowered or considered ineligible.
5. Ensure the protection of life and property within facilities maintaining law and order through enforcement of statues and regulations governing the operation of public buildings.
6. Direct in the full range of security and administrative investigations with senior managers to coordinate ongoing or upcoming security initiatives.
7. Direct the research and testing of new protective service delivery approaches.
Ability to lead
8. Communicate program goals to subordinate staff.
9. Translate broad organizational goals into concrete, actionable objectives.
10. Challenge and motivate others to achieve their potential.
11. Ensure that staff performance is aligning with the objectives and goals of the agency.
12. Provide advice and guidance to senior leadership and subordinates concerning the most practical means of attaining scheduled objectives and solving problems.
Ability to supervise
13. Evaluate and direct the performance of regional criminal investigative and intelligence programs, physical security and law enforcement activities.
14. Plan and assign work to subordinate staff.
15. Develop performance standards and appraise work for subordinate staff.
16. Hear and resolve complaints from employees.
17. Promote and assure compliance with EEO program policies and directives to adhere with affirmative action plans.
18. Analyze and evaluate the work of law enforcement staff to maintain balance in workload.
Knowledge of law enforcement and physical security concepts, practices, and principles
19. Conduct analysis to integrate and coordinate physical and electronic security operations (e.g., law enforcement investigations, emergency preparedness plans, and client relations and satisfaction with services provided).
20. Prioritize, coordinate, and monitor the performance of physical security and pre-lease surveys, crime prevention program and assessment activities.
21. Serve as an advisor in matters related to electronic security, crime prevention and enforcement operations.
22. Conduct and monitor crime prevention and tenant awareness program.
Perform security assessments in high risk buildings.
Arrest a person suspected of committing a felony.
25. Enforce and assure security compliance with statutes, laws, building rules and regulations.
26. Serve as a technical advisor to other components of the agency and Federal agencies on physical security, investigative and enforcement issues.
27. Serve as a liaison with senior managers and regional directors to develop and recommend national criteria to be applied in the standardization of procedures, interpretation of policy and procedure, and the development and execution of programs consistent with the intent of Congress.
28. Coordinate with local, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies, security directors of Federal and private sector agencies and other members of the security community on matters such as demonstrations, civil disorders, terrorist and criminal activities to control such incidents occurring on Federal facilities.
Skill in program planning and evaluation
29. Participate in the full range of security and administrative investigations to coordinate ongoing or upcoming security initiatives.
Assess security programs for cost, efficiency and effectiveness.
31. Manage surveillance operations to ensure an equitable balance in workload.
32. Ensure proper priority is given to more critical or potentially sensitive programs/cases/investigations.
33. Plan the development of research data and analysis to be used for changes/edits/evaluation in program policy and regulatory guidance.
34. Develop staffing and financial requirements and service delivery strategies aimed at assessing and meeting the protective service requirements of both internal and external clients.