This position is being advertised concurrently with CC-18-PQ10132218 (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-04/05 grades at Announcement Number CC-18-PQ10132215 (DE) and CC-18-PQ10132216 (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 forFort Washakie, Wyoming.
If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart.
GL-06: To qualify at the GL-06 level, you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS/GL-05 grade level performing Police Officer work.
Experience at this level may include independently applying investigative procedures to detect and resolve crimes requiring extensive research, including interviewing, planning, observing, conducting stakeout operations; and executing investigations which result in the arrests of suspects.
GL-07: In addition to the experience at the lower grade level, to qualify at the GL-07 level, you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS/GL-06 grade level performing Police Officer or Criminal Investigative work.
Experience at this level may include applying investigative procedures to detect and resolve crimes requiring extensive research, including interviewing witnesses; planning, observing, conducting stakeout operations; executing investigations which result in the arrests of suspects; and conducting long-term investigations (several weeks) to detect and apprehend criminal violations of such felonies as theft, assault, homicide, illegal entry, violations of controlled substances, etc. Examples of experience at this level may include developing long-term undercover operations to detect and prevent criminal activity, developing informant networks for specific assignments, and developing long-term case information and facts for use in pressing charges and bringing suspects to trial.
GL-08: In addition to the experience at the lower grade levels, to qualify at the GL-08 level, you must have one year experience at or equivalent to the GS/GL-07 grade level performing Police Officer or Criminal Investigative work.
Experience at this level may include independently conducting long-term investigations which required coordination with external federal, state, or local agencies; and providing police protection during highly volatile emergency situations.
Examples may include identifying courses of action during hostage situations, kidnappings, terrorist attacks, armed robbery, or other life-threatening situations.
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.