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Job opening: Police Officer (Lateral/Certified)

Salary: $73 502 - 126 449 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Jan 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-Time
The Uniformed Division’s mission is to protect facilities and venues secured for U.S. Secret Service protectees.  Throughout its history, the Uniformed Division has accomplished this mission through a tradition of honor, integrity, and a commitment to excellence.  Applicants who have graduated with one year of certified Law Enforcement experience, may be eligible for a $15,000 recruitment incentive in accordance with regulatory requirements.  

Duties

Uniformed Division Officers perform assignments in protection, to include: 

Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Possess a current valid U.S. driver's license.
  • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing.
  • Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory.

Qualifications

The Officer position starts at a salary of $73,502 (LE-01, step 1), with promotion potential to $126,449 (LE-01, step 13). The agency may match the salary of applicants currently employed as federal, state, or municipal law enforcement with at least one full year of full duty service after validation of current annual base salary with locality pay. You qualify for the LE-01 grade level, if you meet the following requirements: Possess, at a minimum, a high school diploma or certificate of equivalency. Be the age of 20 at the time of application. Must be 21 at the time of appointment. Successful completion (or willingness to complete) the Uniformed Police Training Program (UPTP) at FLETC Must be current or former Law Enforcement. Must possess 52 weeks of law enforcement experience at time of appointment. All qualification requirements listed above must be met by the cut-off date of the month in which you applied.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are considered in the following order: (1) preference eligibles having a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more; followed by (2) other 10-point preference eligibles; (3) 5-point preference eligible; and (4) non-preference eligibles (i.e., non-veterans). For information on veterans' preference, please click here. Applicants must successfully complete Phase I (see below) to receive a conditional offer.  In addition, applicants must successfully complete Phase II (see below) in order to receive final consideration for employment.Phase I:  Uniformed Division Entrance Examination (UDEE) Applicant Physical Abilities Test Interview Phase II:  Security Interview / Credit Check  Polygraph Examination  Medical Examination  Background Investigation (a top-secret security clearance) As part of the application process the applicant will be required to complete the United States Secret Service Applicant Physical Abilities Test (APAT). It is a physical fitness assessment which consist of four components (push-ups, sit-ups, Illinois Agility Run and a 1.5 Mile Run). The APAT is designed to measure the current level of general physical fitness of an applicant, which serves as an indicator of an applicant’s ability to safely complete a vigorous physical training program. It evaluates an applicant’s ability to perform the physical tasks required on the job by measuring muscular and dynamic strength, endurance, flexibility, aerobic capacity and other factors related to physical aptitude. The standards are anticipated to be the same regardless of age, gender or position.  To view the entire application process, please click here, and click on the red arrow to move through the process.  Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience, no points will be assigned.  All applicants will be required to complete 16 weeks of specialized training at the James J. Rowley center in Laurel, MD.  Failure to pass the standards on the first attempt may result in separation from the Secret Service. Click here, for the current training standards. Applicants who are hired may also be required to successfully complete the 13-week Uniformed Police Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA or Artesia, NM.  This determination will be made on a case-by-case basis for those with federal experience who have previously graduated from the UPTP at FLETC within the last 5 years.  All candidates without federal experience will be required to attend FLETC. Certificate must be included with application. Recruitment Incentive: Applicants with one year of certified Law Enforcement experience, may be eligible for a $15,000 recruitment incentive in accordance with regulatory requirements. The first installment of $7,500 will be provided following the initial appointment. The second installment of $7,500 will be provided following upon completion of (UDTC) training and one year of service. Provision of these payments requires the execution of a two-year continued service agreement with the agency.   (NOTE: Eligibility is limited to "Newly appointed" Federal employees as defined by 5 CFR 575.102).

Education

General Medical Requirements:

As determined by the Office of Personnel Management, the duties of this position require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of fingers, wrist, elbows, shoulders, hips and knee joints is required.  Arms, hands, legs and feet must function sufficiently in order for applicants to perform the duties satisfactorily.

Since the duties of this position are exacting and involve the responsibility for the safety of others under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability.  Any condition that would hinder full, efficient performance of the duties of this position or that would cause the individual to be a hazard to himself/herself or to others is disqualifying.

There are specific medical requirements for this position, and any chronic disease or condition affecting the respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, digestive, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, nervous, genitourinary, and other systems that would impair full performance of the duties of the position may be disqualifying. Click here for more information.

Contacts

  • Address United States Secret Service (DHS-USSS) Please read entire announcement Please apply online Washington, District of Columbia 20223 United States
  • Name: LED
  • Phone: 202-406-5271
  • Email: [email protected]

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