OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincolns promise To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan by serving and honoring the men and women who are Americas Veterans.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless.
With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips.
Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.
VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Specialized Experience: 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.Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-05) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: · Identify and apprehend offenders.·Advises persons of their constitutional rights.·Advises employee of their Weingarten rights.·Make judgments regarding arrest, citation or release of suspects/offenders.·Conduct searches and seize contraband.·Pursue suspects on foot and uses physical force as necessary to control or subdue persons·Provide accurate oral descriptions of persons, places and events.·Conduct surveillance of individuals/locations, investigate crimes against persons and property.·Investigate complaints of drug law violations and collect evidence.·Present competent professional testimony in court·Evaluate modifications to tactical plans.·Participate in the developmental and implementation of department goals, objective's, policies and procedures.·Recommend and assist in developing additional training to other officers as assigned.·Write comprehensive police offense reports.There is no educational substitution for GS-6 level and above.
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.