Security Guard
Armed Forces Retirement Home - Washington, DC

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About the Agency

This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 14-AFRH-067 . Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

TRAVEL REQUIRED
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.

DUTIES: Back to top

As a Security Guard , you will:

- Display a customer service attitude toward the residents, employees and visitors.

- Respond to emergency and/or routine calls within the AFRH.

- Tour the entire facility of the AFRH on foot and/or by patrol vehicle.

- Write ticket citations for parking, speeding and any and all other traffic violations.

- Be involved with special events that are held on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS- 05 , you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS- 04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: experience such 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 a knowledge of protective systems and techniques. Acceptable experience includes service in the Armed Forces or Coast Guard that involved the performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis.

The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a “not qualified” determination.

Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: security guard procedures and operating methods, interpreting and implementing Federal, State, and local statutes, laws, and ordinances, Communication . Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, Outstanding, Ecellent, or Qualified, depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
To preview questions please click here .

BENEFITS: Back to top You can review our benefits at: https://careerconnector.jobs.treas.gov/arc/vacancy/preview!benefits.hms?orgId=282&jnum=104755

OTHER INFORMATION: - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a bargaining unit position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :

- Subject to a 1-year probationary period is required (unless already completed).
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top AFRH has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.

The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

AFRH provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

To begin , either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

You will be re-directed to AFRH's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.

To complete , you must click the “Finish” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk .

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION : If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO: Applicant Call Center
Phone: 304-480-7300
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: AFRHINQUIRIES@fiscal.treasury.gov
Agency Information:
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