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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

Police Patrol Officers

22

Current Available Jobs

10,460

Projected job openings through 2024


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Police Patrol Officers

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Public Safety and Security

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Law and Government

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English Language

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Psychology

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Customer and Personal Service

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Active Listening

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Critical Thinking

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Speaking

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Monitoring

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Social Perceptiveness

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Problem Sensitivity

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Oral Expression

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Deductive Reasoning

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Job Opportunities

Police Patrol Officers

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (SPECIAL OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR)
    Customs and Border Protection    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 4 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 - Law Enforcement Operational Programs, Prosecutions located in Tucson, AZ. Law enforcement positions are expected to report to their duty station on a daily basis. However, due to COVID-19, some positions in CBP are currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, and you are given an entrance on duty date you will be provided additional information on the reporting requirements of your position. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of noncitizens 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 noncitizens 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 $95,648.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $124,340.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $124,340.00 (GS-13 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; 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 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement Safer Federal Workforce Task Force 2 pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. 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: Assisting, advising and instructing subordinates in their work; 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: This position requires that the incumbent meet initial and continuing qualifications in the use of firearms as outlined in the Gun Control Act of 1968, amended by the Lautenberg Amendment of 1996. An applicant whose background includes any of the following will be ineligible for consideration: 1) convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year; 2) has any outstanding warrants or is a fugitive from justice; 3) unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance; 4) adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to a mental institution; 5) illegally or unlawfully in the United States; 6) renounced U. S. citizenship; 7) subject to a court-ordered restraining (protection) order from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner (spouse, former spouse, parent of applicant's child, individual who cohabitates or has cohabitated with the applicant), or child; or 8) convicted under Federal, State, or Tribal Court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence against an intimate partner or child. 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 07/13/2022. 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 additional information, review the following links: Background investigation and the e-QIP process. 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 waiver 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. Leadership Training: All newly appointed, 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 4 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 - Law Enforcement Operational Programs, Specialty Programs located in Tucson, AZ. Law enforcement positions are expected to report to their duty station on a daily basis. However, due to COVID-19, some positions in CBP are currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, and you are given an entrance on duty date you will be provided additional information on the reporting requirements of your position. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of noncitizens 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 noncitizens 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 $95,648.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $124,340.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $124,340.00 (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. 8336 (c) 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 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement Safer Federal Workforce Task Force 2 pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. 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. Qualifications Temporary/Rotational Assignment: To meet agency needs, this position will be filled on a temporary basis not-to-exceed (NTE) three years, with a possible extension 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 the return is not subject to the procedures found in 5 C.F.R. §§ 351, 432, 752, and 771. If you are currently at the grade level of the position announced, this action will result in a reassignment, and you may be returned at any time to a same or similar position held prior to this temporary assignment. If you currently hold a grade level higher than the grade being announced, this action will result in a change to lower grade, and you may be returned at any time to the position held prior to this temporary assignment or to the same or similar position at the lower grade level. Return to your original location will be prioritized, but is not guaranteed. 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: This position requires that the incumbent meet initial and continuing qualifications in the use of firearms as outlined in the Gun Control Act of 1968, amended by the Lautenberg Amendment of 1996. An applicant whose background includes any of the following will be ineligible for consideration: 1) convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year; 2) has any outstanding warrants or is a fugitive from justice; 3) unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance; 4) adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to a mental institution; 5) illegally or unlawfully in the United States; 6) renounced U. S. citizenship; 7) subject to a court-ordered restraining (protection) order from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner (spouse, former spouse, parent of applicant's child, individual who cohabitates or has cohabitated with the applicant), or child; or 8) convicted under Federal, State, or Tribal Court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence against an intimate partner or child. 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 07/12/2022. 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 additional information, review the following links: Background investigation and the e-QIP process. 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 waiver 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

  • LEAD POLICE OFFICER
    U.S. Marine Corps    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 6 days    

    Summary You will serve as a LEAD POLICE OFFICER (DESK/PATROL SARGEANT) in the Provost Marshal Office/Marine Corps Police Department of MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA. Responsibilities You will perform duties as a Lead Police Officer to Field Training Officers and police officers, and assists the Watch Commander in carrying out responsibilities of supervising the patrol shift, which provides 24-hour law enforcement services. You will instruct Field Training Officers, trainees, and police officers in specific officer tasks and techniques, and provide written instructions, reference materials and supplies to assist in the instruction given. You will provide technical advice and guidance to police officers on the enforcement of laws, rules, and regulations. You will inspect the overall physical security of the areas, evaluate situations and conditions, identify deficiencies, and recommend or take appropriate corrective actions. You will distribute and balance the workload and rotations of Field Training Officers and police officers, assure work is finished by the end of the shift, and ensure police officers perform the work according to department guidelines. You will assist in the planning and directing of watch activities for assigned areas. Prepare absentee reports and watch schedules/lists for the following day. You will ensure that all two-day radio communications fall under DoD, DoN, USMC and Federal Communication Commission Rules Policy and Procedures. You will monitor call received, ensuring appropriate number of police vehicles are dispatched to crime/incident scene Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. GS-09: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of Specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-08 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. Specialized experience for this position is assisting in the planning and directing of watch activities, preparing absentee reports and watch schedules/lists; deploying police officers on motorized, bicycle, or walking patrols; directing police officers at fixed posts; controlling vehicle and personnel access to the installation; instructing field training officers; monitoring and maintaining criminal activity statistics; receiving reports, maintaining desk journals and ensuring accuracy of paperwork submitted. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/police-series-0083/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. Education No substitution of education or training may be made for the required specialized experience at the GS-06 level or above. Additional Information COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. You may be required to respond to off base circumstances as directed by the installation and pass periodic re-tests as required. As first responders to chemical/biological attacks must be able to train and wear personal protective equipment to include a mask, suit , bootsand gloves. If incumbent is conducting law enforcement operations in navigable waters, incumbent must attend the Inland Boat Operating Training Program at FLETC or a similar course. The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ This position requires rotating shift work. This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required. Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AAA Patrol Officer - Full Time
    AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah    A3, AZ
     Posted 7 days    

    We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members. The Mobile Patrol Officer provides patrol services in a professional and proficient manner at all times to all AAA Smart Home customers and those residents that live in communities that are under contract with AAA Smart Home. They are responsible for patrolling the community to ensure residents are safe and report anything out of the ordinary that poses a security risk. Essential Duties Provide outstanding customer service with every member/resident interaction. Promptly respond to burglar alarms at businesses and residences while following all procedures and instructions. Complete daily assigned tasks, e.g. red-tag checks, initial interior checks, interior checks, spot checks, courtesy patrols, etc. Completion of unique duties as assigned for your designated beat and shift. Provide vacation services for residents who are out-of-town that requested personal periodic surveillance of their home. Check accounts daily/nightly as contracted with customers to ensure the residents are receiving the service they requested. Safely operate the designated patrol vehicle observing all state and municipal traffic laws; all traffic rules specified by the bylaws of the community; and all safety guidelines of AAA Smart Home. Maintain regular records of the daily patrol activities Effectively and professionally communicate with dispatch, customers and management. Keep the Patrol Lead and/or Patrol Manager informed of all problems, unique situations, etc. that occur on your shift. Ensure proper maintenance of the designated patrol vehicle, e.g. routine, scheduled, preventive or corrective maintenance, vacuuming, car washes, etc. Proper completion of Incident reports. Proper completion and submission of all forms associated with patrol activities and/or duties. Entering all pertinent and necessary information into Silvertrac. Operation of KNOX KeySecure Boxes. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities 1 year of customer service experience. Experience in the security industry is preferred. Ability to help customers and provide exceptional customer service with every interaction Must have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle Strong attention to detail Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing Intermediate computer skills Education & Experience / Licenses & Certification High school diploma or equivalent GED Must be at least 21 years old Must obtain and maintain an Arizona Security Card Certification (Guard Card) Must have a valid Arizona Drivers License and satisfactory 39 month driving record Must be able to work overtime as needed Working Environment Must be able to lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and must be able to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. Must be able to work and drive in severe weather conditions. Ability to drive for two (2) or more hours uninterrupted; Ability to enter/exit the patrol vehicle safely numerous times during a scheduled work shift; Ability to stand for two (2) or more hours uninterrupted; #OSC_RX


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • FRLEO - Police Officer (Phoenix)
    Federal Reserve System    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 8 days    

    **Company**

    Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

    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.

    **_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._**

    *** Effective October 1, 2021, all employees must be up to date with your COVID vaccinations or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy.**

    + “Up to date" means you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster within 30 days of becoming eligible for one.

    + The Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

    **Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer - Phoenix**

    **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.

    Effective October 1, 2021, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy; the Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

    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.

    **Salary depends on years of experience: $62,600 - $64,500**

    **Benefits:**

    We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-Tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Care Leave, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and Retirement/Pension

    _We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment._

    **Selected candidates subject to special background investigation procedures.

    **_The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer._**

    **Full Time / Part Time**

    Full time

    **Regular / Temporary**

    Regular

    **Job Exempt (Yes / No)**

    No

    **Job Category**

    Law Enforcement/Protection/Security

    **Work Shift**

    First (United States of America)

    _The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences._

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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Police Officer - Lateral
    City of Maricopa    Maricopa, AZ 85138
     Posted 15 days    

    Police Officer - Lateral

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    Police Officer - Lateral

    Salary

    $54,113.28 - $63,315.20 Annually

    Location

    Maricopa, AZ

    Job Type

    Full-Time

    Department

    Police

    Job Number

    PDOL-2020-01

    Closing

    Continuous

    + Description

    + Benefits

    + Questions

    General Summary

    THIS POSITON IS FOR A CURRENT, OR SOON TO BE,

    SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications

    Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties

    Vacation: Full time positions accrue 88 hours of vacation leave per year for the first 3 years of service; accruals increase with years of service.

    Sick Leave: Full time positions accrue 120 hours of sick leave/year.

    Holidays: Full time positions (minimum 40 hours per week) accrue 9 paid holidays per year. Holidays include New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Winter Break (noon on Dec. 24th through Jan. 1st).

    Health Insurance: Positions with a minimum of 40 hours per week are eligible for medical, dental, and vision benefits. Paid employee life insurance, AD&D, short and long-term disability benefits for full time positions.

    Retirement Benefits: Positions with a minimum of 40 hours per week are eligible for are provided retirement Benefits through ASRS (https://www.azasrs.gov/) and PSPRS (http://www.psprs.com/) . Part-Time positions that work 20 hours or more in a 20 week period are eligible for ASRS (https://www.azasrs.gov/) .

    01

    How many years of experience do you have as a Police Officer?

    + No Experience

    + Less than 2 years

    + 3 years to less than 4 years

    + 4 years to less than 5 years

    + 6 years to less than 7 years

    + 8 years to less than 10 years

    + 10 years or more

    02

    How many years of City/State/Federal Police service experience do you have?

    + None

    + 1 to less than 2 years experience

    + 2 to less than 4 years experience

    + 4 to less than 7 years experience

    + 7 to less than 10 years experience

    + 10 to less than 15 years experience

    + 15 or more years experience

    03

    Which of the following best describes your level of education?

    + High School or G.E.D

    + Some College

    + Associates Degree

    + Bachelors Degree

    + Masters Degree

    + PhD

    04

    Are you currently or have you been certified as an Arizona Peace Officer through AZPOST?

    + Yes

    + No

    05

    Have you been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in AZ.

    + Yes

    + No

    06

    Have you been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces?

    + Yes

    + No

    07

    Have you tried or used any illegal narcotics or dangerous drugs (with the exception of Marijuana) more than 1 time since turning 21 years of age?

    + Yes

    + No

    08

    Have you illegally used marijuana for any purpose within the past three years?

    + Yes

    + No

    09

    How often have you used prescription pain killers or narcotics?

    + None

    + 1 to less then 3 times in the past year

    + 3 to less then 5 times in the past year

    + 5 to less then 7 times in the past year

    + 7 to less then 10 times in the past year

    + 10 or more times in the past year

    + 1 to less then 3 times in the past 2 years but less than 3 years

    + 3 to less then 5 times in the past 2 years but less than 3 years

    + 5 to less then 7 times in the past 2 years but less than 3 years

    + 7 to less then 10 times in the past 2 years but less than 3 years

    + 10 or more times in the past 2 years but less than 3 years

    + 1 to less then 3 times in the past 3 years but less than 4 years

    + 3 to less then 5 times in the past 3 years but less than 4 years

    + 5 to less then 7 times in the past 3 years but less than 4 years

    + 7 to less then 10 times in the past 3 years but less than 4 years

    + 10 or more times in the past 3 years but less than 4 years

    + 1 to less then 3 times in the past 4 or more years

    + 3 to less then 5 times in the past 4 or more years

    + 5 to less then 7 times in the past 4 or more years

    + 7 to less then 10 times in the past 4 or more years

    + 10 or more times in the past 4 or more years

    10

    Have you tried or used any illegal narcotics or dangerous drugs (with the exception of Marijuana) more than 5 times in your life?

    + Yes

    + No

    11

    Have you completed a Police Academy or are you currently enrolled in an Academy?

    + Yes

    + No

    12

    If you're not AZ Post Certified can you obtain the certification by the time of appointment?

    + Yes

    + No

    Required Question

    Agency

    City of Maricopa

    Address

    39700 West Civic Center Plaza Maricopa, Arizona, 85138

    Phone

    520-316-6805

    Website
    http://www.maricopa-az.gov

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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • SUPERVISORY BORDER PATROL AGENT (DEPUTY PATROL AGENT IN CHARGE)
    Customs and Border Protection    Douglas, AZ 85607
     Posted 16 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 - Douglas Border Patrol Station located in Douglas, AZ. Relocation expenses have been authorized for this position. See the Relocation Expenses Reimbursed section of this announcement and U.S. Border Patrol Paid Moves for additional details. Law enforcement positions are expected to report to their duty station on a daily basis. However, due to COVID-19, some positions in CBP are currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, and you are given an entrance on duty date you will be provided additional information on the reporting requirements of your position. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of noncitizens 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 noncitizens 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 $113,027.00 (GS-14, Step 1) to $146,935.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $146,935.00 (GS-14 Step 10). As a second-line Supervisory Border Patrol Agent, you serve as a secondary law enforcement officer under 5 U.S.C. 8331(6)(c) and 8412(d), duties and responsibilities include: Directing assignments of subordinate supervisors that perform all first-line Supervisory Border Patrol Agent functions, station operations, and specialized units; Managing, directing and coordinating activities aimed at preventing the illegal entry of non-citizens into the United States by land, water, or air; Enforcing the criminal provisions of 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 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement Safer Federal Workforce Task Force 2 pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. 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; Fostering ethical conduct in the work place. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in the Spanish language. (i.e., able to speak and read in Spanish). Firearms Requirement: This position requires that the incumbent meet initial and continuing qualifications in the use of firearms as outlined in the Gun Control Act of 1968, amended by the Lautenberg Amendment of 1996. An applicant whose background includes any of the following will be ineligible for consideration: 1) convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year; 2) has any outstanding warrants or is a fugitive from justice; 3) unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance; 4) adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to a mental institution; 5) illegally or unlawfully in the United States; 6) renounced U. S. citizenship; 7) subject to a court-ordered restraining (protection) order from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner (spouse, former spouse, parent of applicant's child, individual who cohabitates or has cohabitated with the applicant), or child; or 8) convicted under Federal, State, or Tribal Court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence against an intimate partner or child. 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 07/01/2022. 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 additional information, review the following links: Background investigation and the e-QIP process. 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 waiver 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. Leadership Training: All newly appointed, 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

  • Senior Police Officer
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 18 days    

    Summary The incumbent serves as a Police Officer ensuring a safe and secure environment and is a vital part of the Tucson VA Police Services often serving as the face of the VA and as the first person a Veteran or visitor encounters when entering a VA facility. Responsibilities Serves as a Police Officer carrying out responsibilities where most work is performed on Veterans Affairs Departmental properties, which includes any properties owned, leased, or licensed to VA. Provides policing services in a variety of jurisdictional environments, where each type of jurisdiction (Exclusive, Concurrent, and Proprietorial) has different enforcement rules and requires Police Officers to understand the complexities and legally apply the correct set of laws, regulations, and processes. Provides services routinely at all segments of VA facilities located over large geographical areas, some of which may be in different states, counties, municipalities, or townships. Performs certain elements of the work away from Departmental properties when consistent with Federal law, regulation, VA policy, and operational guidance. Protects Veterans, volunteers, and others on Departmental property, U.S. officials, other individuals, and him or herself during any given situation against threats to personal safety when force becomes necessary to enforce laws and regulations. Protects Veterans, employees and visitors sensitive and protected medical information from unauthorized release or unauthorized use where prohibited by law and or policy as guided by the privacy officer, FOIA, HIPPA, etc. Carries firearms and other weapons, intervenes when necessary to deescalate situations, and determines when and how much force must be applied. Advises individuals of their (Miranda, Weingarten, Garrity, etc.) rights, and protects the constitutional and civil rights of persons. Conducts investigations, apprehensions, or detention of individuals suspected or convicted of offenses against the criminal laws of the US, protection, and transport of U.S. officials. Conducts investigations with a nexus to VA, prisoner transports, patient search and recovery, life-saving efforts, disaster response and recovery, asset protection during transit, training, and other matters. Identifies and preserves evidence, writes comprehensive incident reports, prepares case files, and testifies in court as it pertains to enforcing laws and regulations. Provides patrol in vehicles, on foot, and/or on a bicycle. Detects and intervenes in criminal activity; responds to calls for police assistance, irregularities, and unusual or suspicious circumstances. Investigates incidents and takes steps to mitigate further risk and resolve situations. Provides emergency response coordination as needed. Performs drug and contraband intervention techniques and provides training to those areas where contraband identification and knowledge is imperative for the staff. Serves as an interregnal part of the suicide prevention program and is often the first person seen by Veterans. Intervenes when possible to deescalate active suicidal behavior and/or prevents suicides. Operates specialized vehicles and equipment in support of law enforcement and security operations. Determines whether situations are criminal or civil and takes appropriate steps for each. Determines the level of crime committed (petty offense, misdemeanor, or felony, Federal or State statute); and takes applicable enforcement action. Enforces traffic rules and regulations, including those related to speeding and reckless operation of vehicles while impaired or intoxicated. Work Schedule: Full-time, Rotating Shifts, Weekends, and Holidays Position Description Title/PD#: Senior Police Officer/PD99926S Physical Requirements: The work requires, on a regular and recurring basis, considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as running, frequent climbing of multiple flights of stairs, and carrying items weighing over 50 pounds. It requires stamina, physical agility, dexterity, and the strength to pursue, apprehend or detain persons who are often uncooperative, assaultive, and/or armed. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-06 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: conducting investigations, apprehensions and detentions of persons suspected or convicted of criminal violations; maintaining order to protect life and property; taking initial complaints; interviewing witnesses; securing a crime scene and conducting limited searches; responding to emergency situations; gathering information and preparing reports; conducting routine patrol, traffic control, and traffic accident investigations. Note: Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Experience as a security guard or corrections officer is generally not qualifying. Note: You must provide detailed information of your experience performed. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR POLICE OFFICER POSITION: Applicants must possess a valid, unrestricted State driver's license, have a safe driving record, and demonstrate that he or she is medically qualified to operate the appropriate motor vehicle safely. VA Police Officers must be able to achieve and maintain mandatory firearm qualification/certification. New VA Police Officers are required to attend, and complete an 10-week course at the VA Law Enforcement Training Center in Little Rock, Arkansas within 90 days of entry on duty. Please Note: Failure to successfully complete the VA Law Enforcement Training Course, may result in an administrative action, up to and including administrative removal/separation. A character investigation will be conducted on applicants selected for employment. The purpose of such an investigation is to secure evidence of the candidate's honesty, integrity, general character, and loyalty to the U.S. Government. A medical examination is required. The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice. LAUTENBERG AMENDEMENT: This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person 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)(91)). Candidates who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence 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). IMPORTANT NOTES: (1) As a condition of employment, must qualify to be issued a firearm and semi-annually with assigned firearm, annually with an expandable Straight Baton (MEB), maintain a valid State or Commonwealth Driver's License and pass annual physical and Psychological assessment. Applicants must be able to possess firearms under the terms of the Gun Control Act of 1968, as amended (18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9).. 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. Education There is no educational substitution for the GS-07 level. Additional Information COVID-19 Pandemic Expanded Telework Program - Due to COVID-19, VA is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement. Management officials will provide information about returning to the official, pre-pandemic worksite, when applicable. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework depending upon the terms of your organization's telework policy and the duties of the position. VA 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. The following will be communicated to applicants for VA employment in a testing designated position and will also be included in all VA vacancy announcements for such positions: All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drugs use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be well-qualified, applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors if applicable, and must be proficient in most of the requirements of the job. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website which can be found at https://www.opm.gov/. Receiving Service Credit for 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. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • BORDER PATROL AGENT (BORTAC OPERATOR)
    Customs and Border Protection    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 18 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. Law enforcement positions are expected to report to their duty station on a daily basis. However, due to COVID-19, some positions in CBP are currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, and you are given an entrance on duty date you will be provided additional information on the reporting requirements of your position. This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of noncitizens 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 noncitizens 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 $80,436.00 (GS-12, Step 1) to $104,570.00 (GS-12, Step 10) with promotion potential to $104,570.00 (GS-12 Step 10). As a Border Patrol Agent (BORTAC Operator) you will serve as a primary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d)). Your duties will 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 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement Safer Federal Workforce Task Force 2 pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. Who May Apply: Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection within Tucson Sector. 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 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; Performing 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 Selection and Training Course to be considered for this position. Firearms Requirement: This position requires that the incumbent meet initial and continuing qualifications in the use of firearms as outlined in the Gun Control Act of 1968, amended by the Lautenberg Amendment of 1996. An applicant whose background includes any of the following will be ineligible for consideration: 1) convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year; 2) has any outstanding warrants or is a fugitive from justice; 3) unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance; 4) adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to a mental institution; 5) illegally or unlawfully in the United States; 6) renounced U. S. citizenship; 7) subject to a court-ordered restraining (protection) order from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner (spouse, former spouse, parent of applicant's child, individual who cohabitates or has cohabitated with the applicant), or child; or 8) convicted under Federal, State, or Tribal Court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence against an intimate partner or child. 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 06/29/2022. 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 additional information, review the following links: Background investigation and the e-QIP process. 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. 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. The age requirement is also necessary to ensure that you are able to complete the 20 years of applicable service for retirement. NOTE: The Commissioner of CBP has approved a temporary increase in the maximum allowable age to 40 for original placement into a BPA position. Unless the below criteria applies, you must meet this age requirement by the 06/29/2022AND enter-on-duty no later than the day prior to your 40th birthday, in order to achieve the required 20 years of service for retirement. 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). Veterans Preference Eligibility: 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. You must submit proof of Veteran's Preference (DD-214 Member 4 Copy) at the time of application. 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 are required to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance for this position. 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 waiver 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 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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