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FBI Police Officer

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As an FBI Police Officer, you will play a key role in keeping the FBI and surrounding areas secure. FBI Police Officers provide service to those in their duty stations and, if necessary, travel to aid in times of crisis. FBI Police Officers protect public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws and promoting good community relations. You will monitor, report and investigate suspicious persons and situations, as well as safety hazards and unusual or illegal activity in patrol areas. You will identify, pursue and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts. If you are a recent graduate with a background in Criminal Justice, Security or Political Science, a municipal or military Police Officer looking for federal employment or a Protective Security professional looking for career advancement, this could be the opportunity for you. New Police Officers will receive training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA. This specialized training will provide officers with the tactical skills needed to be successful on the job. Current or previous Police Officers are not required to undergo FLETC training. FBI Police Officer applicants are required to sign a continued service agreement that notes their willingness to remain in the FBI Police Officer position for a minimum of two years from the date they first report to duty. Major duties include: • Investigating traffic accidents and other incidents to determine causes and to determine if a crime has been committed. • Identifying, pursuing and arresting suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts. • Recording facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. • Checking for proper identification of pedestrian and vehicular traffic prior to admittance to secure areas and screening vehicles for explosive devices. • Serving as first responders to a variety of alarm situations, as well as protecting and safeguarding information and material affecting national security and defense. • Protecting people and their civil rights from a wide variety of dangerous and hostile situations. • Providing direction and guidance to employees, visitors and the public regarding law enforcement and security matters. Some travel may be required. The mission of the FBI is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States. Please make sure your specialized experience/requirements can be identified in your resume. All applicants will be rated on the following Competencies: • Initiative and motivation. • Stress tolerance. • Interpersonal ability. • Attention to detail • Judgment and decision making. • Adaptability and flexibility. • Oral communication. • Professionalism • Writing Salary levels for this position are GS-5 through GS-8, based on specialized experience (SE), defined as experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. Specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; as a military police officer; 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. Specialized Experience (SE): GS-5: Applicant must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 grade level. SE is defined as: • Independently performing routine, recurring kinds of fixed post and patrol assignments, including: commonly accepted installation traffic laws and rules; regulating access to federal buildings; and conduct of visitors and employees. GS-6: Applicant must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 grade level. SE (in addition to the above) is defined as: • Utilizing protective devices, methods and procedures involving the utilization of CCTV, radios, alarm terminals, security monitors and Security Access Systems to protect people and prevent unauthorized access to highly sensitive areas. • Recognizing lethal devices and suspicious activities to institute countermeasures to reduce or eliminate harm and hazards to personnel, visitors, property and materials. • Effectively writing incident and investigative reports and issue accurate citations. GS-7: Applicant must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 grade level. SE (in addition to the above) is defined as: • Demonstrated skill in the safe and effective use of a variety of firearms and weapons. GS-8: Applicant must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 grade level. SE (in addition to the above) is defined as: • Experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. Successful completion of a federal, state, county or municipal police academy or comparable training course that included at least 40 classroom hours of instruction in police department procedures and methods and local law and regulation may be substituted for a maximum of three months of specialized experience or six months of general experience. Education: All degrees must be from an accredited college or university. Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows: GS-5: Successful completion of a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree in Police Science or a comparable degree program related to the work of the position. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirement, if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS All candidates must meet these requirements: • Must be a U.S. citizen. • Must have (or be able to obtain) a valid driver’s license. • Must be able to attend and pass the Police Officer Selection System (POSS) written test and panel interview. Applicant will be responsible for all travel expenses associated with travel to and from the testing location. • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance. • Must pass an FBI polygraph examination. • Must pass an FBI-administered urinalysis drug test. • Must be in compliance with the FBI Employment Drug Policy: • No use of marijuana within the last three years. • No use of any other illegal drug in the past 10 years. • No selling, distributing, manufacturing or transporting of any illegal drugs. • No use of a prescription drug or a legally obtainable substance in a manner for which it was not intended within the last three years. In addition, you: • Must never have been convicted of a felony. • Must never have knowingly or willfully engaged in acts or activities designed to overthrow the U.S. government by force. • Must never have failed to file federal, state or local income tax returns. • Must not be in default on a student loan insured by the U.S. government. • Must not be in default on court-ordered child support payments. • Must be registered with the Selective Service System (males only, exceptions apply). HOW TO APPLY STEP 1: Click on the “Apply” button to be directed to the FBIJobs Careers website. PLEASE NOTE: You must use the Mozilla Firefox web browser when applying to FBIJobs.gov job openings. STEP 2: Click the “Start” button to begin. You will be prompted to either Sign In to continue or to register with FBIJobs.gov if you don’t already have an account. STEP 3: Follow the step-by-step process to submit your interest. You will be guided through each step. You must complete all sections of the form AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE ATTACHED to successfully submit your application. 1. Your resume, specifically noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates. 2. Other supporting documents: • College transcripts, if qualifying based on education or if there is a positive education requirement. • Veterans: DD 214; Disabled Veterans: DD 214, SF-15; and VA letter dated 1991 or later, if requesting Veterans’ Preference. Please see instructions on the site for attaching documents

 

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