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Security Guard

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Department of Defense
US Citizens Permanent Full Time 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:
The Department of the Army offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes comprehensive health and life insurance; generous retirement program; long-term care insurance; paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time; flexible work environment. This position is located at the Directorate of Emergency Services (DES)-Provost Marshal Office (PMO), located at Ft. Belvoir, VA.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
This position is subject to the applicant signing the Lautenberg Agreement Moving expenses are not authorized This position requires you to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance This is a drug testing position This position requires a valid driver's license This position requires you pass a pre-employment physical
You will serve as Security Guard and perform the following duties:
Perform access control and patrol duties on a military installation
Perform security guard duties in accordance with appropriate regulations to detect and prevent theft, damage, accident, trespass, sabotage and espionage and to enforce the security regulations of the installation
Verify identification through use of identification cards, badges, automated records, vehicle decals, verbal questioning, and other means
Maintain radio logs and prepare and submit daily blotter reports
Admit persons, deny entry or arrange for escorts, as appropriate.
Conduct vehicle searches/inspections (to include cargo areas, engine compartments and undercarriages), in accordance with standing operating procedures
Confiscate unauthorized items in accordance with security guard regulations
Patrol the building to investigate alarms, complaints, irregularities, and unusual or suspicious circumstances
Patrol the premises for unusual of suspicious activity
Maintain and evaluate traffic and pedestrians during emergency and accident situations according to security guard standing operating procedures
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Detection and prevention of theft, damage, and/or trespassing, performing vehicle searches, confiscating unauthorized items, directing traffic flow, verifying identification and controlling access to premises
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
Ability to Control Access to Installation
Ability to Patrol Access to Installation
Knowledge of Unauthorized Items
Ability to Detect and Detain Violators
Ability to Divert Traffic During Accidents/Emergency
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Other Requirements: Click for expanded definitions.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
This position requires that you obtain and maintain a valid state driver's license
This position may require heavy lifting of persons weighing up to 150 lbs
This position requires that you complete and pass a physical agility test on an annual basis
This position requires that you successfully complete CPR and First Aid training
This position requires that you wear the uniform provided by the installation.
This position requires that you complete and successfully pass a semi-annual weapons qualifications test
This position requires that you submit to random urinalysis exams and sign a DA Form 5019 drug testing position form
This position may require you to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) i.e. gas masks
This position requires that you comply with the Agency's Individual Reliability Program
This position requires that you obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
This position is subject to periodic medical examinations
This position is subject the applicant passing a pre-employment physical exam
This position requires that you complete security guard training
This position requires rotating shifts that include weekends and holidays
This position requires that you work overtime
This position requires that you take and pass a pre-employment physical
This position is Mission Essential and is required to report to work in inclement weather even when the Government is closed and is subject to emergency recall.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Basis for Rating : Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) onThursday, December 11, 2014 to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log intoyour USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log intoyour USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete .
It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in theApplicant Checklist (External).
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
Your resume :
Your resume may be submitted in any format.
If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements : You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified." See:Transcripts and Licenses
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is1264742. You will need the questionnaire,View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.
If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described inthe USAJOBS Resource Center.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Proceduresinformation sheet.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

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