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Job opening: Lead Police Officer (Desk Sergeant)

Salary: $54 155 - 70 405 per year
City: Yakima
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: Serves as a Lead Police Officer (Desk Sergeant) at a military installation and is responsible for providing guidance and direction to a team of police officers, as well as, performing desk sergeant and law enforcement duties, maintaining law and order and protecting installation personnel and property. Position is with US Army IMCOM, Directorate of Emergency Services located at Yakima Training Center, WA.


Ensure work assignments are distributed and performed in a timely manner by employees; distribute and balance the workload among employees. As a Desk Sergeant, serve as initial point of contact for all in person or telephone communications with the public, concerning law enforcement matters which occur on an assigned shift. Coordinate desk operations with prior and succeeding shifts and ensure that incomplete actions are fully understood. Work in a dual dispatch capacity; monitor communications with mobile patrol units, access control points, and pass directions and information to Police Officers and Security Guards. Provide law enforcement services within the jurisdictional boundaries of the installation; respond to and investigate emergency calls, and cases of domestic abuse and interpersonal violence.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance of access for the duration of employment which includes a background investigation and credit check IAW Army Regulation (AR) 380-67.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to a one-year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315.
  • This position has been designated "Mission Essential". In the event of severe weather conditions or other emergency type situations (natural or man-made disaster) you must report to work or remain at work as scheduled to support mission operations.
  • This is a drug testing designated position (TDP) under the Department of the Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program. Must sign DA Form 5019 acknowledging both pre-appointment and periodic random drug testing requirements.
  • Incumbent is required to graduate from U.S. Army Military Police School (USAMPS) Civilian Police Academy and have completed the Field Training Officer (FTO) Program, in accordance with AR 190-56 within one year of hire.
  • You must comply with Army Civilian Police dress and appearance requirements of AR 670-10, Section II ?Uniform Standards and Specifications? and AR 190-56, Chapter 6 ?Uniforms and Equipment.
  • You must successfully complete Telecommunicator I/II trainings, Dispatcher training, and National Incident Management System (NIMS) training, in accordance with AR 525-27.
  • You must obtain and maintain certifications for CPR/first aid techniques, in accordance with AR 190-56.
  • Must complete a physical ability test (PAT) to demonstrate the physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position in accordance with AR 190-56.
  • Must complete a pre-employment medical examination/periodic medical evaluations to ensure the continued required level of health needed to perform the essential functions of the job in accordance with AR 190-56.
  • Incumbent is required to maintain a high standard of conduct at all times and subject to continuous evaluation unless exempt per para 3?2, AR 190?56.
  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment Act which bans individuals convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence and certain others from possession or access to firearms or ammunition.
  • Incumbent is required to have a valid, state-issued driver?s license and must be insurable in accordance with AR 190-56.
  • This position requires working outside of normal duty hours during actual or simulated incidents as an emergency response force member and requires on-call on a rotational basis, responding to emergency calls at times beyond the normal duty day.
  • Incumbent must meet all other mandatory requirements of AR 190-56, ?The Army Civilian Police and Security Guard Program.
  • Effective 01/20/2001, Public Law 105-554, agencies are required to remove officers convicted of felonies from employment.
  • Incumbent is subject to possible civil action due to improper exercises of authority or injudicious use of force in the apprehension or detention of individuals.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, or before entrance on duty if after November 22, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.


Who May Apply: 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes conducting Police Operation functions; utilizing knowledge of law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques to determine applicable charges and violations; issuing citations; obtaining and protecting evidence; interviewing witnesses; conduct preliminary investigations on criminal cases. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). 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. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: AccountabilityCritical Incident ResponseDecision MakingManaging Human Resources Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).


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