Supervisory Police Officer Job US Department of Veterans Affairs White City

by admin on September 14, 2020

US Department of Veterans Affairs Hiring 2020 - US Department of Veterans Affairs give an opportunity to fill Supervisory Police Officer that will be placed in White City.

US Department of Veterans Affairs Jobs 2020

Description :
    Duties Summary

    The Supervisory Police Officer position is located in the Police Services at the Department of Veterans, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), VA Medical Center, VA Southern Rehabilitation Center and Clinics (VA-SORCC), in White City, Oregon.


    The Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Serves as the supervisor on his/her respective shift. Is a subject matter expert in the
    • Police Service regarding laws, regulations, and functions to include security, policies and procedures.
    • Serve as the alternate on various boards, which impact the management of their assigned site.
    • Evaluates their assigned site security program based upon operating results, trends, statistics and problems; makes appropriate adjustments and recommendations for change.
    • Represents the Chief of Police or his designee by unilaterally contacting, advising and consulting with the Clerk of the U.S. District Court, U. S. Attorney, Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency, and local and state law enforcement officials, concerning all matters related to crimes committed and crime prevention measures.
    • Participates in outside association and organization meetings, local, civic and government programs, which relate to improvement of security and safety in the facility as needed.
    • Serves as the supervisor on his/her respective shift.
    • Functions as a subject matter expert in the Police Service regarding laws, regulations, and functions to include security, policies and procedures.
    • Serves as the alternate on various boards, which impact the management of their assigned site.
    • Evaluates their assigned site security program based upon operating results, trends, statistics and problems; makes appropriate adjustments and recommendations for change.
    • Maintains continuous contact with key personnel at their facility in order to implement new policies and procedures to meet emerging needs of the other services.
    • Assists in resolving major issues between the Police Service and other services.
    • Assists in developing managerial response to federal and state inquiries.

    Work Schedule: Various off shift, 6pm-6am
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
    DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0083 Police

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  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
    • Subject to a background/security investigation
    • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
    • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
    • May be required to serve a probationary period
    • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
    Qualifications ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), No person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. You must be proficient in basic written and spoken English in order to meet the requirements of this position.
    Driver's License Requirement: A valid driver license is mandatory. You must complete any driver manual training that may be required by the location support facility required in order to drive a government vehicle. Your driver license will be verified at interview. (We cannot forward documents that contain pictures, therefore, Please DO NOT submit your driver's license with your application materials.)
    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-8: Having one (1) year of specialized experience related to this position that equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the Supervisory Police Officer position at the GS-07 level. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Qualifying specialized experience is having experience and comprehension of the labor/management agreement and follows its provision when dealing with labor/management concerns; having a full and practical knowledge of the enforcement of federal and appropriate state criminal codes and agency regulations originating in federal statutes; having understanding of commonly applied security principles, concepts, methodologies, and applications; capable of developing and planning crime prevention practices, policies, and programs; has an extensive knowledge of laws involving arrest procedures, search and seizure, crime scene assessments, evidence seizure, crime classification, testifying in a court of law, civil and constitutional rights, drug identifications, obtaining arrest and search warrants, and any other aspect of law enforcement required to assist in directing the Police Service at the facility.
    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR POLICE OFFICER POSITION: Investigation for Fitness and Medical Requirements:
    • Applicants must have a valid, unrestricted State driver's license, have a safe driving record, and demonstrate that he or she is medically qualified to operate the appropriate motor vehicle safely.
    • VA Police Officers must be able to achieve and maintain mandatory firearm qualification/certification.
    • New VA Police Officers are required to attend an eight-ten (8-10) week course at the VA Law Enforcement Training Center in Little Rock, Arkansas within ninety (90) days of entry on duty.
    • A character investigation will be conducted on applicants selected for employment. The purpose of such an investigation is to secure evidence of the candidate's honesty, integrity, general character, and loyalty to the U.S. Government.
    • A medical examination is required. The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice.
    • Applicants and employees must have the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position without risk to themselves or others. Applicants and employees must possess emotional and mental stability. A psychological examination is required. In most instances, a specific medical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee. A medical condition or impairment is disqualifying only if the condition, for good medical reason, precludes assignment to or warrants restriction from the duties of the specific position. For some positions, the loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. Reasonable accommodation shall also be considered in determining an applicant's ability to perform the duties of a position.
    Physical Requirements: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion, long hours of standing, walking, driving and similar activities. The Police Officer must respond to alarms, pursue suspects, participate in training activities, climb stairs and walk during assigned foot patrols in and around large building, campus, and other physical settings. Agility, dexterity and strength are needed to pursue, apprehend and detain uncooperative suspects. On a regular and recurring basis the work requires strenuous exertion physically restraining disorderly individuals to prevent harm to others or the individual.
    • The Police Officer must be physically able to lift or carry injured or hurt persons, evacuate persons to safety during storms, disasters, fires or other emergencies.
    • The Police Officer is expected to maintain a high standard of physical fitness and hand and eye coordination in order to maintain his or her semi-annual qualification with his or her assigned firearm and annual qualification with his or her assigned departmental issued intermediate weapons. Strenuous physical exertion is also required during many required and recurring training activities such as those related to weapons training, Active Threat Response training and Ground Defense and Recovery training.
    • The Supervisory Police Officer is expected to maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance. They are responsible for checking their uniforms and protective vest to ensure that they are serviceable and within the standards established in VA Directive and Handbook. In addition, the Supervisory Police Officer is responsible for checking their equipment for their own personal safety and the safety of others.
    • The Supervisory Police Officer assists physically disable persons who are unable to ambulate themselves without assistance to medical treatment areas when the need arises.
    • The Supervisory Police Officer must be able to physically subdue felons, place handcuffs on combative or assaultive persons, restrain mentally disturbed persons with forensic restraints, lift or carry injured or hurt persons, and evacuate persons to safety during storms, fires or other emergencies. Also any other physical duties that may be needed during routine and emergency situations.

    You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
    • Accountability
    • Administration and Management
    • Criminal Investigation
    • Criminal Law
    • Partnering

    IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
    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). 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.
    For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at Education

    There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
    NOTE: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

    Additional information Physical Requirements: (con't)
    • The Supervisory Police Officer must know and be familiar with the physical layout of the facility buildings, offices and grounds in order to: without fail immediately respond to all alarms (panic, audio, intrusion), emergency telephone calls, assaultive, combative or suicidal patient situations, bomb threats, search for lost patients, evidence or contraband, thefts, acts of a suspicious or criminal nature or crime in progress reports of fire, safety hazards detected, snow and wind storms, electrical power failure or other facility emergencies.
    • The Supervisory Police Officer reports fire and safety hazards and takes immediate action to extinguish or control fires discovered and to temporarily correct unsafe conditions during such emergencies. He/she directs and assists persons to safety areas and takes prompt action to evacuate persons from dangerous areas of the building or grounds.
    Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.
    Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities), and/or disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. For more information on how to apply using this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator within the office, contact the facility Human Resources Department at (541) 826-2111.
    It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
    Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
    The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at
    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
    If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
    Your responses to the assessment questionnaire will be reviewed along with the information provided in your resume and supporting documentation to determine if you are qualified for the position. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating may be lowered and/or you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
    Candidates who apply under All U.S. Citizens announcements will be rated and ranked using Category Rating procedures. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The categories are defined as follows:

    • Best qualifiedapplicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
    • Highly qualifiedapplicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
    • Well qualifiedapplicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and
    • Qualifiedapplicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.
    Application of Veterans' Preference: Category rating and selection procedures place those with veteran's preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligible applicants that meet the eligibility and qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category (except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher).
    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance


    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    IMPORTANT: Please ensure your resume include up-to-date contact information (phone number(s), email address(s), etc.)
    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    • Resume

    The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214/ Statement of Service
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • OF-306
    • Other (1)
    • Other (2)
    • Resume
    • Separation Notice (RIF)
    • SF-15
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

    Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits


    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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