Police Officer – Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Police Officer – Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 04/17/2019 to 05/02/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 6

  • Salary

    $46,899 to $56,718 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule


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  • Duties



    Serves and protects Veterans, patients, employees, contractors, volunteers, affiliates, visitors, and others who frequent VA facilities. Performs a full range of police duties such as physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdictions. Uses various special weapons and tactics at least 25% of the time for resolution of security and law enforcement-related issues.


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    • Conducts short and long-term investigations.
    • Identifies situations where criminal activity has occurred or is about to occur.
    • Identifies security vulnerabilities.
    • Utilizes Prevention and Management of Disruptive Behavior techniques.
    • Assesses avenues of investigation in keeping with the rules of evidence and civil rights.
    • Classifies crimes.
    • Ensures compliance with and enforces a full range of Federal, state, territorial and/or commonwealth county and municipals laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
    • Issues traffic violations.
    • Conducts random anti-crime measures such as identification verification, bag and package checks, targeted patrolling, etc.
    • Initiates investigative stops on suspicious and potentially dangerous persons.
    • Makes arrests.
    • Obtains arrest and search warrants.
    • Seizes evidence.
    • Determines level of medical aid required.
    • Identifies persons requiring assistance or medical aid.
    • Intervenes and neutralizes threat.
    • Provides on scene support as an emergency team member.
    • Responds to hostile or agitated individuals.
    • Secures crime scenes and accident/disaster sites.
    • Analyzes facts to identify suspects and develop case information.
    • Assesses danger and threats taking proper recourse.
    • Determines best course of action based upon circumstances.
    • Determines the need for conducting searches to collect and secure evidence and contraband.
    • Advises victims, witnesses and offenders on legal procedures.
    • Provides accurate oral descriptions of persons, place, and events.
    • Takes sworn statements from witnesses, subjects, and victims.
    • Testifies in court.
    • Uses designated police reporting systems and databases to access and input sensitive information.

    Work Schedule: Rotating 12 hour shifts; includes nights, holidays, weekends, and occasional mandatory over time; subject to change
    Compressed/Flexible: Rotating 12 hour shifts
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Police Officer /08667-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0083 Police

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