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Job opening: Vehicle and Materials Screener

Salary: $57 217 - 78 532 per year
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The United States Capitol Police (USCP) safeguards the Congress, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and Congressional buildings and grounds from crime, disruption, and terrorism. We protect and secure Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional and legislative responsibilities in a safe, secure and open environment.


This position is located in the U S. Capitol Police, Operational Services Bureau, Special Operations Division. The incumbent is responsible for examining, registering, and securing all delivery vehicles and their contents for explosives and weapons before they are allowed to proceed to the Capitol complex. This position requires a background investigation.At full performance level of CP-05/GS-07 the duties include:The incumbent is responsible for operating x-ray machines to screen cargo destined for the Capitol Complex, to include the Library of Congress, for explosives and weapons. Off-loading cargo from delivery vehicles, visually inspecting, loading on the x-ray machines, and returning deliverables to the vehicles making certain that all items removed from the delivery vehicles are properly reloaded and the doors properly secured before departing the Off-Site Inspection Station.



In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.Applicants qualifying for the CP-04/GS-06 grade level must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (CP-03/GS-05), which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.Specialized Experience is defined as work with a Federal, State, municipal, local, or private protective organization that involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; or maintaining order and protecting life. Such experience must have provided knowledge of protective systems and techniques.Physical Requirements:Position will require regular and recurring physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking, stretching, bending, reaching, carrying or moving equipment/materials, and similar activities. Position requires the ability to go underneath (using a creeper) and climbing on top of large vehicles in order to perform visual inspections. Employee must be able to lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted, and items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance. The incumbent engages in such exertion when screening/inspecting vehicles/trailers and materials for illegal or banned items on deliveries to the Capitol Hill complex and the Library of Congress, participating in training, climbing stairs or ladders, and walking in and around large buildings.Working Conditions: Works outside in all kinds of weather, in addition, when operating vehicles, drives in all types of weather and traffic and is exposed to the possibility of accidents. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Incumbent is exposed to heat, cold, wind, dirt, dust, mud, and water in the performance of duties of this position.All eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.(Information on Qualification & Education are located at the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/)


There is no education substitution for experience in this series and/or grade.


  • Address Special Operations Division 119 D Street NE Washington, DC 20510
  • Email: [email protected]