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Army Installation Management Command Security Guard in Fort Riley, Kansas

Summary About the Position: This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cut-off date for referral is SEPTEMEBR 27, 2021, with additional referral lists issued every 2 weeks. This is a developmental position that may be filled at the GS-05 grade level with full performance to GS-06 OR at the full performance GS-06 grade level. Recruitment Incentives ARE authorized and may be paid to newly appointed employees based on availability of funds. Responsibilities Determines fitness and grant access to those individuals that have met screening requirements and demonstrated a need to access the installation. Authenticates identification through use of electronic Personnel Access Control Systems (ePACS), identification cards, badges, biometric automated records, verbal questioning, and other means. Serves as the initial point of contact for the installation's visitors; Provides answers to questions and assistance as required. Conducts vehicle searches/inspections (to include cargo areas, engine compartments and undercarriages). Questions suspicious persons and warns or detains violators of laws, regulations, policies, rules or posted warnings. Operates and performs research queries on the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) workstation terminal(s). Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens NOTE: Competition for Security Guard positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to Veterans' preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment. You MUST upload proof of military service if you are claiming Veterans' preference. More information on Veterans' preference can be found at the following link: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job-seekers/veterans-preference/ 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. GS-05 Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) Work that provided a knowledge of protective systems or techniques and involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; AND (2) Maintaining order. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). GS-06 Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) Work that provided a knowledge of protective systems or techniques and involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; (2) Maintaining order and protecting life; AND (3) Communicating urgent information orally and/or in writing This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). NOTE: Acceptable experience includes service in the Armed Services or Coast Guard that involved the performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis. NOTE: Pre-employment inquiries to include, at a minimum, checks with former employers and supervisors are required BEFORE a tentative job offer may be made to an applicant based on AR 190-56, The Army Civilian Police and Security Guard Program. Please provide references in your application. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Access Control OperationsSecurity DocumentationSecurity Equipment Operation Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this position at the GS-05 and GS-06 grade levels, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. Competition for Security Guard positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to Veterans' preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment. You MUST upload proof of military service if you are claiming Veterans' preference. More information on Veterans' preference can be found at the following link: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job-seekers/veterans-preference/ You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 19 - Physical Security and Law Enforcement position. You may claim military spouse preference. If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Recruitment Incentives ARE authorized and may be paid to newly appointed employees based on availability of funds. The definition of a newly appointed employee is an individual on their first Federal appointment or prior Federal employees following a break in service of at least 90 days. A Retention Incentive has also been authorized. This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g)(91)). Candidates who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are not qualified for this position. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 1001). Applications are valid for 90 days. Applicants must reapply after 90 days to remain active.

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