Pay Range
$35,814 - $51,207 Per Year
Schedule
Full-Time
Job Grade
GL-0083-4/5
Offering
Permanent
Apply By: 2018-02-22
Published: 1 week ago


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Job Summary


This position is being advertised concurrently with CC-18-PQ10132216 (MP) which is open to status candidates and other eligibles and applies Merit Promotion procedures.

Status applicants who wish to be considered under both Merit Promotion and Competitive Examining procedures must apply directly to each announcement.

This position is also being announced at the GL-06/07/08 grades at Announcement Number CC-18-PQ10132217 (DE) and CC-18-PQ10132218 (MP).

If you wish to be considered at those grades, you must apply to that vacancy.

Vacancies may be filled from any of these announcements.

Indian Affairs provides services to 567 federally recognized tribes with a population of about 1.9 million American Indian and Alaska Natives.

Indian Affairs offers an extensive range of programs such as social services, law enforcement and detention services, administration of tribal courts, natural resources management, economic development, implementation of land and water claim settlements, housing improvement, disaster relief, and the replacement and maintenance of schools, roads, and bridges.

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472).

Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.

Indian Preference eligibles not currently employed in Federal service may be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(a)(7).

Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligibles.

For more information about Indian preference or to obtain BIA Form 4432 application instructions, please see https://www.bia.gov/jobs.

This position is located with Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, District 5-Wind River Agency in Fort Washakie, Wyoming.

The Office of Justice Services is searching for an individual to serve as a Police Officer.

The mission of the Office of Justice Services is to uphold the constitutional sovereignty and customs of Tribes while protecting the rights of the people; protect life and property; ensure employment suitability; and promote and preserve peace within Indian country.

All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1).

See 2018 pay charts here , select the chart for Fort Washakie, Wyoming.

If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart.



Qualifications


GL-04: To qualify at the GL-04 grade level you must meet ONE of the following criteria: Six months of general work experience in any administrative, clerical, technical, or military work that involved protecting property, equipment data, or materials; or that involved making judgments based on the application of directions, rules, regulations, or laws.

AND Six months of specific experience providing routine fixed post or patrol assignments as a public safety official equivalent to the GS/GL-03 level 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.

OR B. Education: Two years of successfully completed study at an accredited school above the high school level with at least 12 semester hours in police administration, police law and evidence, police investigation, criminology, law enforcement, general law, or similar subjects closely related to police work.

Transcripts must be submitted by the closing date.

NOTE: 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 regulations, may be substituted for a maximum of 3 months of specialized experience or 6 months of general experience.

OR C. A Combination of experience and education that totals 100% of the requirement above.

GL-05: In addition to the experience at the lower grade levels, to qualify at the GL-05 level you must meet ONE of the following criteria: A. Specialized Experience: To qualify based on experience, you must have the following: One year of prior public safety work experience at the GS/GL-04 grade level or equivalency that provided a basic knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, procedures, and operating methods to assist in performing routine, recurring kinds of fixed post assignments (i.e., traffic laws, regulations governing access to buildings, procedures for crimes in progress and governing rights of individuals).

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.

OR B. Education: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study at an accredited school leading to a bachelor's degree in Police Science or a comparable degree program related to the work of the position.

Transcripts must be submitted by the closing date.

NOTE: 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 regulations, may be substituted for a maximum of 3 months of specialized experience or 6 months of general experience.

OR C. A combination of education and experience that totals 100% of the requirement above.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE LIMIT: The maximum entry-age for this position shall not exceed age 37, unless you have sufficient prior Federal civilian law enforcement [or firefighter, if applicable] experience or you are a preference eligible veteran.

If you are a preference eligible veteran, you may be eligible for this position after your 37th birthday.

You must supply a copy of your Defense Department Form 214 (DD-214) along with Standard Form 15 (if applicable) and any associated documentation in accordance with the instructions in this vacancy announcement.

Failure to provide this documentation with your application will result in the loss of eligibility to receive a waiver of the maximum entry age requirement.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: The duties of this position require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, and exposure to inclement weather.

Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required.

Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily.

Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform duties satisfactorily.

Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters.

Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels.

Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability.

Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.

PRIMARY LAW ENFORCEMENT RETIREMENT COVERAGE: This position has been approved for primary Law Enforcement coverage.



Pay Plan
General Law Enforcement
Travel Requirement
Occasional Travel
Security Clearance
Secret
Who May Apply
United States Citizens; Indian Preference Eligibles (must submit a BIA Form 4432)
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