Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.
They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.
The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position: U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is located near the Arizona-California border, adjacent to the Colorado River, approximately 24 miles north of the city of Yuma (pop 87,000), Arizona.
Situated in the southwest portion of the state, the proving ground is in the heart of the great Sonoran desert.
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground conducts tests on medium and long range artillery, aircraft target acquisition equipment and armament, armored and wheeled vehicles, a variety of munitions, and personnel and supply parachute systems and is the Army's center for desert natural environment testing as well as the management of cold weather and tropic testing.
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground at 1300 square miles proudly holds the distinction of being one of the largest military installations in the world.
It is here that America's ground combat equipment proves it has the right stuff to win our nation's battles.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below.
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).
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes applying basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques to maintaining order and protecting life and property..
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Criminal LawEmergency CommunicationLeadershipTraffic Control