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Police Officer (training Instructor)

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: fresno
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryThe incumbent serves as a Police Officer (Instructor) ensuring a safe and secure environment across VHA within various settings, including a variety of jurisdictional environments, such as VHA Medical Centers and facilities, Inpatient Clinics, Outpatient Clinics, and domicilaries throughout the United States. This position serves as a vital part of the VA Police Services often serving as the face of the VA and as the first person a Veteran or visitor encounters when entering a VA facility. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesMajor Duties Include:Administers and coordinates the education and training program for Police Service from initial-entry training to assessment, in-services training, and retraining of Officers throughout the year.Oversees the initial and on-the-job training of all newly assigned personnel.Conducts classroom lectures and PowerPoint presentations, role-playing scenarios, and skills demonstrations.Develops, presents, delivers, or coordinates courses for training programs.Prepares material related to the use of the VA police computer package; writing reports; documenting incidents; use of the Expandable Straight Baton; oleoresin capsicum spray recertification; defense tactics; handcuffing; the clearing of buildings; and AED and CPR.Prepares training schedules, coordinates equipment, room availability, and dates and times for on-site training and off-campus drills.Ensures the availability of material and handouts for class participants.Changes training curriculum to fit the criteria focused on the jurisdiction, level of experience and complications observed.Oversees instructors' firearms, ground defense, active threat, etc. to provide guidance and evaluate their courses.Accomplishes the training and development of officers and designates tasks necessary for new Police Officers to gain experience to do work.Explains work requirements, methods, and procedures as needed, including providing special instructions and answering technical questions about the work.Prepares lesson plans and critiques instruction and instructional material.Work Schedule: Monday to Friday; Panama ScheduleCompressed/Flexible: N/ATelework: N/AVirtual: This is not a virtual position.Position Description/PD#: Police Officer (Training Instructor)/PD99844-ARelocation/Recruitment Incentives: N/AFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel Required Not requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential None Job family (Series) 0083 Police Similar jobs Officers, Police Police Officers Help Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job Designated and/or random drug testing may be required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 You may be required to serve a probationary period Subject to background/security investigation Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/30/2021.Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.Selective Placement Factor: In order to qualify for this position, you must possess a valid Class C Driver's license.You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-6 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:Thorough familiarity with the assigned subject-matter area in knowledge of VA and VHA law enforcement and security administrative procedures established by regulation, legislation, and various policy statements.Detailed knowledge in teaching or instructing in police and security matters related to Federal, State, County, Municipal statutes, laws and ordinances, and rules and regulations pertaining to law enforcement.You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:Education and TrainingFirst ResponsePartneringPublic Safety and SecuritySecurityTeaching OthersExperience 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; religions; 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.Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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.Physical Requirements: The work requires, on a regular and recurring basis, considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing of multiple flights of stairs, and carrying items weighing over 50 pounds. It requires stamina, physical agility, dexterity, and the strength to pursue, apprehend or detain.For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/. Education There is no educational substitution at this grade level.Additional informationRead more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou 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.Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Not Required Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Help Required DocumentsTo apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:ResumeSF-50/ Notification of Personnel ActionThe following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other 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 claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.Cover LetterDD-214/ Statement of ServiceDisability Letter (Schedule A)Disability Letter (VA)LicenseOF-306Other (1)PCS OrdersProfessional CertificationProof of EnrollmentProof of Marriage StatusResumeSeparation Notice (RIF)SF-15SF-50/ Notification of Personnel ActionTranscriptSF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (if applicable for Time in Grade and/or Eligibility):Most recent SF-50 if you are a current or former Federal employeeAn SF-50 showing your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-gradeAward 50's do not provide sufficient information and will not be accepted for the purpose of verifying time-in-grade.Examples of appropriate SF-50's include:Within grade increases at the highest grade held; orPromotions with an effective date more than one year old; orSF-50's at the highest grade held with an effective date more than one year old. 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. Help BenefitsA 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.

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Fresno , Police Officer (training Instructor), Other , fresno, California

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