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## Duties
### Summary
**OUR MISSION:**To fulfill President Lincoln's promise \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan\" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
\"Welcome to Reno! Nestled at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains with easy access to Lake Tahoe, Reno is ideal for your inner adventurer. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, and hiking in the summer, sledding and snowshoeing in the winter, or head on up to the slopes to ski or snowboard where many Olympic athletes train. Check out our many hip restaurants and shops in Midtown, or take a walk by the river downtown and stop in at a dog friendly brewery. We are the home of a dynamic art scene and many iconic events: Artown, Hot August Nights, Street Vibrations, Rib Cook-off, Great Reno Balloon Race, Reno Rodeo, and the National Championship Air Races. Summers can get hot, but the humidity
is low, and there is no state income tax in Nevada! For more information click Special Events
The University of Nevada, Reno is one of the nation's top public research universities. Our VA is a teaching affiliate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Truckee Meadows Community College offers accessible high school and post high school programs, a transfer agreement with UNR, and one of the most competitive nursing programs in the
state. For more info click Education
We encourage you to consider VA employment in Reno, NV. We offer both a mission you can put your heart into and a home for fun, new experiences, whether you're interested in exploring the Pacific Crest Trail, Food Truck Friday, Burning Man, or the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Join a team that values a healthy home/work life balance and be rewarded by your role in keeping the promise to those who served.\" For more information click Recreation www.whyreno.org
**Special Employment Consideration:** VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.
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### Responsibilities
The position is located at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System, Police Service, in Reno, NV. You will serve as a Police Officer. The mission of the Police Officer is to serve and protect Veterans, patients, employees, contractors, volunteers, affiliates, visitors, and others who frequent VA facilities. Police Officers carry firearms as well as utilize non-lethal chemical irritant projector weapon and side-handle baton and require expertise in the use of unarmed defense and offender restraint.
Duties of the position include:
* Protects property and persons on VA property, and enforces appropriate criminal codes and regulations;
* Assists patients, visitors and employees who require direction and/or physical assistance;
* Issues traffic citations and federal violation notices when necessary;
* Responds to crowd and riot control, bomb threats and search requests;
* Questions witnesses and principals in crimes reported on VA property;
* Arrests persons for offenses committed on VA property and transfers them to appropriate authorities for detention;
* Frequently works and patrols alone and without supervision in the outlying grounds and parking lots areas;
* Directs and assists persons to safety areas during fire, storm or other emergencies and takes prompt action to evacuate persons from dangerous areas;
* Identifies and reports hazardous situations and correct immediate dangers;
* Facilitates the movement of vehicles and people; extends information, direction and courtesy to visitors, employees, and patients;
* Consistently communicate and treat customers (Veterans, visitors and all VA staff) in a courteous, tactful and respectful manner;
* Provides assistance with vehicle battery jumps, door unlocks, escorts to vehicles, lost items, and all other calls for assistance;
* Handles conflict and problems in dealing with the customer constructively and appropriately;
* Conducts foot patrol and/or vehicle patrol for a prescribed patrol area over the course of a regular tour of duty;
* Writes uniform offense reports covering incidents on his/her tour of duty containing pertinent information which is factual, classified properly, and submit such reports in a timely manner.
**Work schedule**: 0600-1800 AND 1800-0600 DAYS, EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS
**Compressed/Flexible Schedule**: NOT AVAILABLE
**Telework**: NOT AVAILABLE
**Virtual**: This IS NOT a virtual position.
**Position Description Title/PD#**: GS-0083-06 POLICE OFFICER PD# 04836-A
**Relocation/Recruitment Incentives**: NOT AUTHORIZED
**Financial Disclosure Report:**NOT REQUIRED
### Travel Required
Not required
##### Supervisory status
No
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to
United States Citizens
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0083 Police
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## 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
* Subject to background/security investigation
* Subject to physical examinations and psychological assessments
* Must attend training at the Law Enforcement Training Center (LETC).
* Time in grade restrictions may apply
* Applicants must possess a valid, unrestricted state driver's license.
**Physical Requirements:**The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion, long hours of standing, walking, driving, and similar activities. The incumbent must respond to alarms, pursue suspects, participate in training activities, climb stairs, and walk during assigned foot patrols in and around a large building, campus, and other physical settings. Agility, dexterity, and strength are needed to pursue, apprehend, and detain uncooperative suspects. On a regular and recurring basis, the work requires strenuous exertion and/or physically restraining disorderly individuals to prevent harm to others. The incumbent must be able to physically lift or carry injured or hurt persons, evacuate persons to safety during storms, disasters, fires, and other emergencies.
### Qualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/21/2018.
**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-06 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. 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. **Note:**Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
* **Specialized Experience:** You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS 05) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Specialized experience is further defined as experience that has been performed independently, under general supervision, and included regularly pursuing and/or apprehending persons fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest; subduing individuals causing disturbances; arresting violators based on eyewitness accounts; performing control desk duties; taking charge of a crime or accident scene and conducting long- and short-range investigations; providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; performing criminal investigations and similar work.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
* Arrest
* Communication
* Conflict Management
* Criminal Law
* Firearms
* Personnel Security and Safety
* Reasoning
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; 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.
### Education
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
**PLEASE NOTE**: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: d.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
### Additional information
**Placement Policy:** The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
**Veterans and Transitioning Service Members**: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
**Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:**The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
**Reasonable Accommodation Policy:** Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
1. An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
2. An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
3. An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
4. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodationsor how to contact an agency.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You 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.
**Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave:** Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.
**The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)**provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at pm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
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## Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
* Resume
The 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 Letter
* DD-214
* Other Veterans Document
* Resume
* SF-15
* SF-50
**Veterans' Preference:** When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 \"Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference\" with required proof as stated on the form. **Documentation is required to award preference.**For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit edshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
#### 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.
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## 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. Learn 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.
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## How to Apply
**All applicants are encouraged to apply online.**To apply for this position, you must complete the questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 02/21/2018 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click sastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10123030.
1. To begin, **click Apply Online** to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
2. Click **Submit My Answers** to submit your application package.
**NOTE:** 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 into your USA JOBS account, sajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Application 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 USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies
For more information on the \"Who may apply\" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
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### Agency contact information
### ANGEL GORDON
##### Phone
775-###-####
##### Email
...@VA.GOV
##### Address
Ioannis A Lougaris Veterans Aministration Medical Center
975 Kirman Avenue
Reno, NV
US
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### Next steps
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.
You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/489937700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 01/30/2018 to 02/21/2018
*Salary:* $46,239 to $55,914 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 6
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent
Associated topics: armed, felony, fire department, fire inspector, guard, hazard, inspection, nsa, police, safe

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