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Security Guard

Company: USAJOBS
Location: Fort Riley
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryRecruitment Incentives (10% of annual salary) ARE authorized and may be paid to newly appointed employees based on funds availability. Newly appointed employees are individuals on their first Federal appointment or prior Federal employees following a service break of 90 days. Retention Incentives (10% of annual salary) ARE authorized and may be paid to current employees based on funds availability. Salary negotiation up to Step 5 ($45,631) may be available to newly appointed employees. Learn more about this agency Help Overview

  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates 09/12/2022 to 12/31/2022
    • Salary $40,262 - $52,341 per year
    • Pay scale & grade GS 6
    • Help Location 20 vacancies in the following location:
      • Fort Riley, KS
      • Remote job No
      • Telework eligible No
      • Travel Required Not required
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed No
      • Appointment type Permanent -
      • Work schedule Full-time -
      • Service Competitive
      • Promotion potential 6
      • Job family (Series) 0085 Security Guard
      • Supervisory status No
      • Security clearance Secret
      • Drug test Yes
      • Position sensitivity and risk Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk
      • Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness
      • Announcement number SWEM228556090061DS
      • Control number 676588700 Help This job is open to
        • The public U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Help Duties
          • Determines fitness and grant access to those individuals that have met screening requirements and demonstrated a need to access the installation.
          • Authenticates identification through use of electronic Personnel Access Control Systems (ePACS), identification cards, badges, biometric automated records, verbal questioning, and other means.
          • Serves as the initial point of contact for the installation's visitors; Provides answers to questions and assistance as required.
          • Conducts vehicle searches/inspections (to include cargo areas, engine compartments and undercarriages).
          • Questions suspicious persons and warns or detains violators of laws, regulations, policies, rules or posted warnings.
          • Operates and performs research queries on the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) workstation terminal(s).
          • NOTE: This is an Open-Continuous announcement. The initial cut-off date for referral is 27 SEP 2022, with additional referral lists being created every three weeks thereafter.
          • NOTE: Applications are valid for 90 days in the system. Applicants must reapply after 90 days to remain active.
          • NOTE: FIRST CUT-OFF: 27-SEP-2022 Thereafter, selections will be made from this announcement every three weeks. Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
            • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
            • Incumbent must be able to obtain and sustain state certification for operating the NCIC terminals.
            • Requires shift work to include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Overtime may be required as directed and is subject to recall for periods of emergency overtime.
            • Incumbent may be required to complete a probationary period.
            • Must wear the Department of the Army Security Guard (DASG) uniform IAW AR 190-56. Must not have any medical condition that precludes the wearing of a chemical protective mask and over garments.
            • This is a drug testing designated position. Incumbent is subject to pre-employment and random urinalysis on a recurring basis, in accordance with (IAW) AR 600-85.
            • Must pass pre-employment and annual medical examination of physical, emotional and mental stability, IAW AR 190-56.
            • Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain eligibility at the Secret level using a Tier 3 background investigation.
            • Incumbent must meet the requirements of the Individual Reliability Program, IAW AR 190-56.
            • This position has been designated "Mission Essential". In the event of severe weather conditions or other such emergency type situations (natural or man-made disaster) the incumbent is required to report to work or remain at work as scheduled.
            • Must be trained and maintain current required certifications in CPR techniques and must know first aid. May act as a first responder in a medical emergency.
            • Incumbent may be required to wear chemical protection masks, gloves, and other protective equipment, and may be required to be certified in the use of aerosol irritants (e.g. OC Spray) and baton.
            • Must be proficient in the use of assigned firearms/weapons. Must pass an initial and semi-annual qualification of assigned firearms/weapons.
            • Must obtain and maintain applicable certifications in operating various electronic equipment and sensors.
            • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
            • Must pass entry level and annual re-certification of standard Army physical fitness/agility testing per AR 190-56 dated 15 March 2013. www.apd.army.mil/epubs/DR_pubs/DR_a/pdf/web/r190_56.pdf
            • Incumbent must be fully qualified to operate a government vehicle. Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license. Loss of license may result in removal from the position.
            • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.***** PLEASE READ THE APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE APPLYING ***** Competition for Security Guard positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to veterans' preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment. Applications will be accepted from non-preference eligibles; however, these applications will not be considered if preference eligible applicants are available. Note: An agency may fill a restricted position with a non-preference eligible by position change (promotion, demotion, or reassignment) from among current permanent department of the Army employees. GS-06 Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) Work that provided a knowledge of protective systems or techniques and involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; (2) Maintaining order and protecting life; AND (3) Communicating urgent information orally and/or in writing. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). NOTE: Acceptable experience includes service in the Armed Services or Coast Guard that involved the performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis. NOTE: Pre-employment inquiries to include, at a minimum, checks with former employers and supervisors are required BEFORE a tentative job offer may be made to an applicant based on AR 190-56, The Army Civilian Police and Security Guard Program. Please provide references in your application.You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
              • Access Control Operations
              • Security Documentation
              • Security Equipment OperationEducation 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. Additional information
                • Recruitment Incentives ARE authorized and may be paid to newly appointed employees based on availability of funds. A newly appointed employee is an individual on their first Federal appointment or prior Federal employees following a break in service of at least 90 days. A Retention Incentive has also been authorized.
                • Recruitment Incentives will be paid in two equal installments after you come on board as an employee and requires a one-year service agreement.
                • Retention Incentives will be paid in four (4) installments over a one year period of service, and requires a one-year service agreement, renewable annually.
                • 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.
                • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
                • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
                • 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 Annuitant information sheet.
                • This is a Career Program (CP) 19 - Physical Security and Law Enforcement position.
                • You may claim military spouse preference.
                • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
                • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
                • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
                • 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 for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
                • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
                • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
                • This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g)(91)). Candidates who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are not qualified for this position. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 1001).
                • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. Read more
                  • Help 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 EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your rsum and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your rsum and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. 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.
                    • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
                    • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
                    • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
                      • Help 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.
                      • 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. 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 the Applicant 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. 1. Your resume:
                        • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
                        • 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 may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
                        • For additional information see: What to include in your resume. 2. Other supporting documents:
                          • Cover Letter, optional
                          • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable 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 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.

Keywords: USAJOBS, Topeka , Security Guard, Other , Fort Riley, Kansas

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