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Law Enforcement Specialist (Physical Techniques Instructor)

  • ... Glynco, Galicia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 113047 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 29, 2024       Expires on: Apr 14, 2024

Law Enforcement Specialist (Physical Techniques Instructor)   

JOB TITLE:

Law Enforcement Specialist (Physical Techniques Instructor)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Glynco Galicia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Duties

Serving as a Law Enforcement Specialist (Physical Techniques Instructor) GS-1801-12 makes you a valuable member of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) team and mission.
This position is located in the Physical Techniques Division (PTD), Core Training Operations (CTO) Directorate under the Office of the Associate Director for Training Operations and is located in Glynco, Georgia.


The primary purpose of this position is to plan and conduct classroom, laboratory, and/or field instruction sessions as part of the PTD training program.
Typical assignments include:

  • Conducting training classes for personnel and planning, coordinating and executing field training and lab exercises.
  • Monitoring progress of students, documenting results, and/or recommending remedial and corrective action to include additional training and changes in training and/or operational procedures and instructions.
  • Participating in developing program/course material in the PTD instructional field.
    Initiating suggestions and recommendations for program/course content changes and developing different approaches and methods of instruction.
  • Conducting research on emerging technology, practices and techniques to enhance instructional knowledge and skill.
    Occasionally writes curriculum summaries based upon research for use in updating existing course material and providing updates to student lesson plans.
  • Participating in a hoc committees made up of representatives of the FLETC and other agencies concerned with training policies and academic requirements.
  • Coordinating activities with other members of the instructor teams composed of FLETC representatives as well as individuals and representatives from partner Federal agencies.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.
    S.
    citizen to apply for this position.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Permanent Positions: This is a bargaining unit covered position.
  • Term Positions: This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state issued driver's license to conduct official government business.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain FLETC Law Enforcement Instructor certification within 12 months of employment.
  • You will be required to undergo pre-appointment and random drug testing for illegal drug use.
    Employment is contingent upon favorable results.
  • You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards.
    You will be subject to an initial and annual physical examination that measures your visual, hearing, and physical acuity.
  • You will be subject to rotation to other programs and/or training sections in order to provide depth to the FLETCs instructor cadre.
  • This position is eligible for situational-only telework based on agency policy.
  • You must complete a Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) test.
    The PEB is a fitness test consisting of five elements.
    You must pass the PEB with a minimum 40 percentile in each element.
  • You must complete a physical examination conducted by our agency's Medical Officer.
    This is a routine physical exam in accordance with Optional Form 178.
    No invasive procedures will be included (e.
    g.
    , blood work).
  • Position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment - persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence are prohibited from occupying this position.
  • Shift work may be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • Weekends and federal holidays may be required.

Qualifications

Please limit your resume to 5 pages.
If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.
Please visit www.
fletc.
gov/site-page/employment-faqs website for further guidance regarding this page limit.


This position has a Selective Placement Factor (SPF).
If your resume does not demonstrate possession of the SPF, you will be rated ineligible.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: In order to be considered for this position you must:

A.
Possess experience as a sworn law enforcement officer or agent with full arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws;
-OR-
B.
Have held a federal civilian position in the 1801 occupational series.

-AND-

Specialized Experience: You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as:
  • Performing law enforcement duties to include: making arrests; conducting frisks and searches incident to arrest; applying handcuffs; and, experience in the application of use of force by utilizing defensive tactics and/or intermediate weapons to include baton and/or OC spray as a Field Training Officer (FTO) for new officers/agents.
  • -OR-
  • Instructing basic and advanced law enforcement training curriculum in the physical technique's topical areas (arrest techniques, defensive tactics, physical conditioning and/or intermediate weapons).
Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.


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


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.


Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.
If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible.
View information about ICTAP eligibilityon OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
To be considered eligible under ICTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of 85 for this position.
In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this job announcement.

Note: Secondary Administrative Law Enforcement Officer retirement coverage is being offered for this position.

Transfer Requirement for CSRS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee must: - Transfer without a break in service exceeding 3 days directly from a primary position to a secondary position; AND - Be continuously employed in a secondary position since moving from a primary position; except a break in employment in secondary positions that begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause) and/or voluntary breaks in service that began prior to January 20, 1988.

Transfer Requirement for FERS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee must: - Transfer without a break in service exceeding 3 days directly from a primary position to a secondary position; AND - Have completed 3 years of service in a primary position, including any such service during which no FERS deductions were withheld; AND - Be continuously employed in a secondary position since moving from a rigorous position; except a break in employment in secondary positions that begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause).

Permanent Positions: Re-employed annuitants' annual salaries will be reduced by the amount of their retirement annuity and by further cost of living increases.
FERS retirees receiving a FERS annuity supplement must also be aware that, like social security benefits, their FERS annuity supplement is subject to an earnings test and may be reduced if the salary earned is more than the social security exempt amount of earnings.
Additional information is available on OPM's website or by contacting OPM.
FLETC Reemployed Annuitants | Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

Term Positions: Pub.
Law 114-285 grants the FLETC approval to hire retired federal employees with law enforcement/investigative experience to meet the expanding mission of the FLETC.
Individuals may be selected for time-limited positions with eligibility for the dual-compensation waiver.
The dual-compensation waiver allows retirees to return to work, earning their full salary with no offset to their FERS annuity.
However, this waiver does not exempt the FERS annuity supplement from being reduced.
Therefore, FERS retirees receiving a FERS annuity supplement, must be aware that like social security benefits, the FERS annuity supplement is subject to an earnings test and may be reduced if the salary earned is more than the social security exempt amount of earnings.
Additional information is available on OPM's website or by contacting OPM.
FLETC Reemployed Annuitants | Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

Education

Not Applicable

Additional information

The Federal Law Enforcement Centers encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR 213.
3102(u), and or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR 315.
707.
Veterans, Peace Corps, VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the FLETC mission.
If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs.
To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.


Pursuant to Executive Order 12564 and FLETC policy, FLETC is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at FLETC are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result.


Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, the FLETC requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy.
To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation for suitability as a condition of placement in this nonsensitive position.
This review may include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.


The work place is a classroom or office and inside/outside physical exercise areas.
Duties will require exposure to varying climate and environmental conditions, including both cold and warm weather conditions and exposure to high levels of noise and dangerous substances.
Appropriate safety practices will be utilized at all times.
Safety gear (i.
e.
hearing, eye protection, and padding) will be used as needed.


The work requires repetitive long distance running (1-3 miles several times daily), repetitive calisthenics, lifting moderate to heavy weights, and considerable physical exertion during the demonstration, instruction and active participation in other physical fitness related activities, including: warm-ups with multiple sets of calisthenics and flexibility exercises; strength training requiring full range of motion in all joints; cardiovascular training with the ability to perform a variety of cardiovascular training modes; calisthenics sessions for 30-45 minutes continuously and repetitively; and anaerobic training with the ability to perform sprints of various distances varying 30 feet to 440 yards.
1.
A physical examination is required.
The physical examination will be conducted by the FLETC's Medical Officer.
2.
Must pass a Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) test, which is composed of five elements (a 1.
5 mile run, bench press, agility test, flexibility and body composition), with a minimum score of 40 percentile in each event.
Click here for more information.


This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies during the next 90 days.
This could result in a few or many vacancies being filled from this announcement.


  • 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.
    Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements.
If met, a job questionnaire will place you in one of three categories based on your experience, education and training.
Multiple assessments will determine the degree to which your experience, education, and training demonstrate the following competencies: Education and Training, Law Enforcement Training, Sworn Law Enforcement Officer/Agent, and Teaching Others

The first assessment will consist of skilled-based questions designed to evaluate the degree to which you possess the skills needed to perform the duties of the positions being filled.
These questions are scored, and you must score at least 85 out of 100 points in order to be invited to participate in the second assessment.

The second assessment consists of a five component, Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) to measure overall fitness levels.
You must obtain a score of 40th percentile in all five categories (according to gender and age group) to be considered for appointment.
Additional information can be found at Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB).
The PEB will be administered at the FLETC Glynco Site.
You will be screened by health care professionals to ensure basic vitals (i.
e.
, blood pressure) are within safety margins for a physical fitness test.
Travel, lodging, and meals will be at your expense.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:

  • Best-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate high proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all Selective Placement Factors (SPF), and appropriate Quality Ranking Factors (QRF) as determined by the job analysis.
  • Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all SPF's and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
  • Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies, including all SPFs and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.
Preview the job questionnaire https://apply.
usastaffing.
gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12322282

If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be removed from consideration or your score may be lowered.


Veterans: Qualified veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best-qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher.
(This position is notconsidered scientific/professional.
).
Other 10-point preference eligibles and veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify.
View information on veterans' preference.

  • 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.
    Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    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.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits.
    Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee.
    You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    • Your resume (click the link for information on what to include).
      If you are a current or former Federal employee, your resume must indicate the GS or pay band level for each position held.
      Please limit your resume to 5 pages.
      If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.
    • Your responses to the job questionnaire.
      https://apply.
      usastaffing.
      gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12322282
    • Are you a veteran? You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility.
      The member 4 copy of your DD214, \\\"Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty,\\\" is preferable.
      If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form (SF-15), \\\"Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference.
      \\\" If applying based on eligibility under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or released from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification.
      This must indicate your dates of service, your rank, and confirm that you will be separated under honorable conditions.
      View more veterans' information.
    • Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? Submit the following:
      • A copy of your agency notice,
      • A copy of your most recent performance rating, and
      • A copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
    • Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
      • Position title,
      • Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee), Agency,
      • Beginning and ending dates of appointment.
  • How to Apply

    To begin your online application, click \\\"Apply Online\\\" to create a USAJOBS account and follow the prompts or log in to your existing account.
    Your application packet must include a completed assessment questionnaire, a resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation.
    Please see the \\\"Required Documents\\\" section for additional information.
    All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.


    We strongly encourage you to apply online.
    If you cannot apply online, you may contact the individual listed in the \\\"Agency Contact Information\\\" section of this job opportunity announcement between the hours of 7:30AM and 4:30PM ET (excluding Federal holidays) prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance.
    When e-mailing, please include the vacancy announcement number in the subject line.


    Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email.
    The address below is for inquiries only.
    You must submit your resume, your online questionnaire, and any supporting documents by 11:59 PM eastern standard time on the day the announcement closes.


    It is your responsibility to verify that any information entered or uploaded is received and is accurate.
    Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application.
    Determining your eligibility and qualifications is dependent on the supporting documentation and information provided, which may impact your referral for further consideration.
    If a document is not legible, you will not be able to view it in your application.


    To verify your application is complete, log into your 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 into your 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.


    Applicants must submit all required documentation to properly qualify for this position.

    Agency contact information

    Samantha Morgan

    Phone

    (843) 746-7981

    Email

    samantha.
    e.
    morgan@fletc.
    dhs.
    gov

    Next steps

    Once you submit your application, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best-qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews.
    We will notify you by email after each of these steps has been completed.
    Your status will also be updated on USAJOBS throughout the process.
    To check your status, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on \\\"Application Status,\\\" and then click \\\"More Information.
    \\\" We expect to make a job offer within 60 daysafter the deadline for applications.
    If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.
    View more information on applying for federal employment.


    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration of Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty.
    False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.


    When Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers completes their selections, the remaining list of qualified candidates may be shared with additional federal agencies.
    You will have an opportunity to opt-in if you would like your name, application material, and assessment results shared to be considered for employment with additional agencies.
    There is no guarantee of further consideration, and you can continue to explore other job opportunity announcements.


    Note: If you receive a final job offer to onboard, please complete the onboarding forms and submit them electronically in an expeditious manner.
    Your start date may be delayed if the action above is not completed.


    FLETC uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States.
    Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.


    Any Offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.
    S.
    Office of Personnel Management guidance and U.
    S.
    Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring.
    These authorities are subject to change.


    Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent.
    Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

  • Your resume (click the link for information on what to include).
    If you are a current or former Federal employee, your resume must indicate the GS or pay band level for each position held.
    Please limit your resume to 5 pages.
    If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.
  • Your responses to the job questionnaire.
    https://apply.
    usastaffing.
    gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12322282
  • Are you a veteran? You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility.
    The member 4 copy of your DD214, \\\"Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty,\\\" is preferable.
    If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form (SF-15), \\\"Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference.
    \\\" If applying based on eligibility under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or released from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification.
    This must indicate your dates of service, your rank, and confirm that you will be separated under honorable conditions.
    View more veterans' information.
  • Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? Submit the following:
    • A copy of your agency notice,
    • A copy of your most recent performance rating, and
    • A copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
  • Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
    • Position title,
    • Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee), Agency,
    • Beginning and ending dates of appointment.


Help

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a \\\"surplus\\\" or \\\"displaced\\\" employee.

  • The public

    U.
    S.
    Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.
    S.

Clarification from the agency

All US Citizens

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 29, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

113047 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1709653509-bd944c8637187c0979291c0103ea41e6

LOCATION:

Galicia United States

CITY:

Glynco

Job Origin:

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Duties

Serving as a Law Enforcement Specialist (Physical Techniques Instructor) GS-1801-12 makes you a valuable member of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) team and mission. This position is located in the Physical Techniques Division (PTD), Core Training Operations (CTO) Directorate under the Office of the Associate Director for Training Operations and is located in Glynco, Georgia.

The primary purpose of this position is to plan and conduct classroom, laboratory, and/or field instruction sessions as part of the PTD training program. Typical assignments include:

  • Conducting training classes for personnel and planning, coordinating and executing field training and lab exercises.
  • Monitoring progress of students, documenting results, and/or recommending remedial and corrective action to include additional training and changes in training and/or operational procedures and instructions.
  • Participating in developing program/course material in the PTD instructional field. Initiating suggestions and recommendations for program/course content changes and developing different approaches and methods of instruction.
  • Conducting research on emerging technology, practices and techniques to enhance instructional knowledge and skill. Occasionally writes curriculum summaries based upon research for use in updating existing course material and providing updates to student lesson plans.
  • Participating in a hoc committees made up of representatives of the FLETC and other agencies concerned with training policies and academic requirements.
  • Coordinating activities with other members of the instructor teams composed of FLETC representatives as well as individuals and representatives from partner Federal agencies.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Permanent Positions: This is a bargaining unit covered position.
  • Term Positions: This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state issued driver's license to conduct official government business.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain FLETC Law Enforcement Instructor certification within 12 months of employment.
  • You will be required to undergo pre-appointment and random drug testing for illegal drug use. Employment is contingent upon favorable results.
  • You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards. You will be subject to an initial and annual physical examination that measures your visual, hearing, and physical acuity.
  • You will be subject to rotation to other programs and/or training sections in order to provide depth to the FLETCs instructor cadre.
  • This position is eligible for situational-only telework based on agency policy.
  • You must complete a Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) test. The PEB is a fitness test consisting of five elements. You must pass the PEB with a minimum 40 percentile in each element.
  • You must complete a physical examination conducted by our agency's Medical Officer. This is a routine physical exam in accordance with Optional Form 178. No invasive procedures will be included (e.g., blood work).
  • Position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment - persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence are prohibited from occupying this position.
  • Shift work may be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • Weekends and federal holidays may be required.

Qualifications

Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. Please visit www.fletc.gov/site-page/employment-faqs website for further guidance regarding this page limit.

This position has a Selective Placement Factor (SPF).If your resume does not demonstrate possession of the SPF, you will be rated ineligible.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: In order to be considered for this position you must:

A. Possess experience as a sworn law enforcement officer or agent with full arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws;
-OR-
B. Have held a federal civilian position in the 1801 occupational series.

-AND-

Specialized Experience: You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as:
  • Performing law enforcement duties to include: making arrests; conducting frisks and searches incident to arrest; applying handcuffs; and, experience in the application of use of force by utilizing defensive tactics and/or intermediate weapons to include baton and/or OC spray as a Field Training Officer (FTO) for new officers/agents.
  • -OR-
  • Instructing basic and advanced law enforcement training curriculum in the physical technique's topical areas (arrest techniques, defensive tactics, physical conditioning and/or intermediate weapons).
Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.

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

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.

Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. View information about ICTAP eligibilityon OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered eligible under ICTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of 85 for this position. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this job announcement.

Note: Secondary Administrative Law Enforcement Officer retirement coverage is being offered for this position.

Transfer Requirement for CSRS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee must: - Transfer without a break in service exceeding 3 days directly from a primary position to a secondary position; AND - Be continuously employed in a secondary position since moving from a primary position; except a break in employment in secondary positions that begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause) and/or voluntary breaks in service that began prior to January 20, 1988.

Transfer Requirement for FERS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee must: - Transfer without a break in service exceeding 3 days directly from a primary position to a secondary position; AND - Have completed 3 years of service in a primary position, including any such service during which no FERS deductions were withheld; AND - Be continuously employed in a secondary position since moving from a rigorous position; except a break in employment in secondary positions that begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause).

Permanent Positions: Re-employed annuitants' annual salaries will be reduced by the amount of their retirement annuity and by further cost of living increases. FERS retirees receiving a FERS annuity supplement must also be aware that, like social security benefits, their FERS annuity supplement is subject to an earnings test and may be reduced if the salary earned is more than the social security exempt amount of earnings. Additional information is available on OPM's website or by contacting OPM. FLETC Reemployed Annuitants | Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

Term Positions: Pub. Law 114-285 grants the FLETC approval to hire retired federal employees with law enforcement/investigative experience to meet the expanding mission of the FLETC. Individuals may be selected for time-limited positions with eligibility for the dual-compensation waiver. The dual-compensation waiver allows retirees to return to work, earning their full salary with no offset to their FERS annuity. However, this waiver does not exempt the FERS annuity supplement from being reduced. Therefore, FERS retirees receiving a FERS annuity supplement, must be aware that like social security benefits, the FERS annuity supplement is subject to an earnings test and may be reduced if the salary earned is more than the social security exempt amount of earnings. Additional information is available on OPM's website or by contacting OPM. FLETC Reemployed Annuitants | Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

Education

Not Applicable

Additional information

The Federal Law Enforcement Centers encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR 213.3102(u), and or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps, VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the FLETC mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

Pursuant to Executive Order 12564 and FLETC policy, FLETC is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at FLETC are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result.

Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, the FLETC requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation for suitability as a condition of placement in this nonsensitive position. This review may include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

The work place is a classroom or office and inside/outside physical exercise areas. Duties will require exposure to varying climate and environmental conditions, including both cold and warm weather conditions and exposure to high levels of noise and dangerous substances. Appropriate safety practices will be utilized at all times. Safety gear (i.e. hearing, eye protection, and padding) will be used as needed.

The work requires repetitive long distance running (1-3 miles several times daily), repetitive calisthenics, lifting moderate to heavy weights, and considerable physical exertion during the demonstration, instruction and active participation in other physical fitness related activities, including: warm-ups with multiple sets of calisthenics and flexibility exercises; strength training requiring full range of motion in all joints; cardiovascular training with the ability to perform a variety of cardiovascular training modes; calisthenics sessions for 30-45 minutes continuously and repetitively; and anaerobic training with the ability to perform sprints of various distances varying 30 feet to 440 yards. 1. A physical examination is required. The physical examination will be conducted by the FLETC's Medical Officer. 2. Must pass a Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) test, which is composed of five elements (a 1.5 mile run, bench press, agility test, flexibility and body composition), with a minimum score of 40 percentile in each event. Click here for more information.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies during the next 90 days. This could result in a few or many vacancies being filled from this announcement.


  • 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. Opens in a new windowLearn 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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If met, a job questionnaire will place you in one of three categories based on your experience, education and training. Multiple assessments will determine the degree to which your experience, education, and training demonstrate the following competencies: Education and Training, Law Enforcement Training, Sworn Law Enforcement Officer/Agent, and Teaching Others

The first assessment will consist of skilled-based questions designed to evaluate the degree to which you possess the skills needed to perform the duties of the positions being filled. These questions are scored, and you must score at least 85 out of 100 points in order to be invited to participate in the second assessment.

The second assessment consists of a five component, Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) to measure overall fitness levels. You must obtain a score of 40th percentile in all five categories (according to gender and age group) to be considered for appointment. Additional information can be found at Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB). The PEB will be administered at the FLETC Glynco Site. You will be screened by health care professionals to ensure basic vitals (i.e., blood pressure) are within safety margins for a physical fitness test. Travel, lodging, and meals will be at your expense.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:

  • Best-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate high proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all Selective Placement Factors (SPF), and appropriate Quality Ranking Factors (QRF) as determined by the job analysis.
  • Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all SPF's and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
  • Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies, including all SPFs and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. Preview the job questionnaire https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12322282

If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be removed from consideration or your score may be lowered.

Veterans: Qualified veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best-qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. (This position is notconsidered scientific/professional.). Other 10-point preference eligibles and veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. View information on veterans' preference.

  • 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    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.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    • Your resume (click the link for information on what to include). If you are a current or former Federal employee, your resume must indicate the GS or pay band level for each position held. Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.
    • Your responses to the job questionnaire. https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12322282
    • Are you a veteran? You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. The member 4 copy of your DD214, \\\"Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty,\\\" is preferable. If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form (SF-15), \\\"Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference.\\\" If applying based on eligibility under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or released from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. This must indicate your dates of service, your rank, and confirm that you will be separated under honorable conditions. View more veterans' information.
    • Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? Submit the following:
      • A copy of your agency notice,
      • A copy of your most recent performance rating, and
      • A copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
    • Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
      • Position title,
      • Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee), Agency,
      • Beginning and ending dates of appointment.
  • How to Apply

    To begin your online application, click \\\"Apply Online\\\" to create a USAJOBS account and follow the prompts or log in to your existing account. Your application packet must include a completed assessment questionnaire, a resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation. Please see the \\\"Required Documents\\\" section for additional information. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.

    We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may contact the individual listed in the \\\"Agency Contact Information\\\" section of this job opportunity announcement between the hours of 7:30AM and 4:30PM ET (excluding Federal holidays) prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. When e-mailing, please include the vacancy announcement number in the subject line.

    Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. The address below is for inquiries only. You must submit your resume, your online questionnaire, and any supporting documents by 11:59 PM eastern standard time on the day the announcement closes.

    It is your responsibility to verify that any information entered or uploaded is received and is accurate. Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application. Determining your eligibility and qualifications is dependent on the supporting documentation and information provided, which may impact your referral for further consideration. If a document is not legible, you will not be able to view it in your application.

    To verify your application is complete, log into your 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 into your 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.

    Applicants must submit all required documentation to properly qualify for this position.

    Agency contact information

    Samantha Morgan

    Phone

    (843) 746-7981

    Email

    samantha.e.morgan@fletc.dhs.gov

    Next steps

    Once you submit your application, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best-qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews. We will notify you by email after each of these steps has been completed. Your status will also be updated on USAJOBS throughout the process. To check your status, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on \\\"Application Status,\\\" and then click \\\"More Information.\\\" We expect to make a job offer within 60 daysafter the deadline for applications. If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. View more information on applying for federal employment.

    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration of Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

    When Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers completes their selections, the remaining list of qualified candidates may be shared with additional federal agencies. You will have an opportunity to opt-in if you would like your name, application material, and assessment results shared to be considered for employment with additional agencies. There is no guarantee of further consideration, and you can continue to explore other job opportunity announcements.

    Note: If you receive a final job offer to onboard, please complete the onboarding forms and submit them electronically in an expeditious manner. Your start date may be delayed if the action above is not completed.

    FLETC uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    Any Offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Personnel Management guidance and U.S. Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

    Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

  • Your resume (click the link for information on what to include). If you are a current or former Federal employee, your resume must indicate the GS or pay band level for each position held. Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.
  • Your responses to the job questionnaire. https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12322282
  • Are you a veteran? You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. The member 4 copy of your DD214, \\\"Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty,\\\" is preferable. If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form (SF-15), \\\"Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference.\\\" If applying based on eligibility under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or released from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. This must indicate your dates of service, your rank, and confirm that you will be separated under honorable conditions. View more veterans' information.
  • Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? Submit the following:
    • A copy of your agency notice,
    • A copy of your most recent performance rating, and
    • A copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
  • Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
    • Position title,
    • Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee), Agency,
    • Beginning and ending dates of appointment.


Help

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a \\\"surplus\\\" or \\\"displaced\\\" employee.

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

All US Citizens

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