Department of the Navy - Cutler, ME

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This position is that of a Police Officer assigned to Operations Division, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic Detachment in Cutler, ME. The Operations Division provides police services for the station and assigned areas. KEY REQUIREMENTS

You must be a US Citizen.
Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
This position is a drug-testing designated position (TDP).

This position is covered by the Lautenberg Act. DUTIES:
Serves as a Police Officer providing law enforcement, physical security, anti-terrorism, and force protection services

Performs Sentry duty on gates and piers

Conducts foot and vehicle patrols QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: experience that provided knowledge of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining law and order and protecting life and property. Creditable experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a Military Police Officer/Master-at-Arms; in work providing visitor protection in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreation environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or other work that provided the required skills and knowledge.


successful completion of four (4) full years of undergraduate coursework leading to a bachelor's degree in Police Science, Criminology, General Law, Law Enforcement, or a comparable degree program related to the work of a Police Officer.


a combination of the experience as described above and undergraduate-level education as described above which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement. Successful completion of a Federal, State, county, or municipal police academy or comparable training course that included at least 40 classroom hours of instruction in police department procedures and methods, and local law and regulations, may be substituted for a maximum of three (3) months of specialized experience.

Must possess and maintain a valid state issued driver's license. Must provide a copy of your license with this application, Failure to provide your license may result in you losing consideration for the position.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: (Insert correct link to OPM qualification standards or IOR such as http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: TAG: Link to Questions Only.

Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements , or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements , you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) . See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education .

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying f or further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

PCS/Relocation expenses will not be paid

Must attend and successfully complete the COMNAVREGMIDLANT Police Academy, 10 weeks are in Norfolk, VA, as scheduled by the command. Usually within the first month of hire.

May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Must pass required physical examinations

Drug testing designated position. Subject to random drug and alcohol testing

Must possess and maintain a valid state issued driver's license from your state of residence

Must provide a copy of your driver's license with your application

This position is covered by the Lautenberg Act. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence are ineligible for this position.

Must be able to wear all assigned Personal Protective Equipment

Must obtain and maintain qualifications to use service related firearms and weapons

Must handle and carry a firearm when on duty

Must obtain and maintain qualifications for all assigned equipment, including Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection equipment

May be subject to call back and emergency overtime

May be required to wear a uniform and comply with grooming standards

Work includes long and irregular hours

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit of Pay Program HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

When the application process is complete, we will review your r esume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire , along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:

  • Anti-Terrorism and Security Operations
  • Law Enforcement Operations
  • Communication
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veteransÂ’ preference; however, preference is still applied. A pplicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.

Highly Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.

Qualified - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. BENEFITS:

Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. OTHER INFORMATION:

This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Federal Annuitant Information:
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:

ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ICTAP_Statement.pdf

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

VeteranÂ’s Preference Information:

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