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Job Title:Police Officer LP-0083-01
Agency:U.S. Capitol Police
Job Announcement Number:USCP-13-995049-JR
|$55,653.00 to $55,653.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, November 13, 2013 to Friday, December 20, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|Many vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applicants who previously applied under USCP-13-957-599 MUST apply under this Vacancy Announcement to receive consideration. United States Citizens - There will be multiple cut-off dates for this announcement. First cut-off date is 11/26/13. Second cut-off date is 12/3/13. Final cut-off date will be 12/20/13.|
Job Title:Police Officer
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:National Institute of Standards and Technology
Job Announcement Number:NISTESD-2014-0001
|$32,980.00 to $53,109.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, November 13, 2013 to Wednesday, November 27, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Career or Career-Conditional Appointment - Full-time Permanent|
|Few vacancies in the following location:
Boulder, CO View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|All qualified U.S. citizens and status candidates.|
The incumbent of this position serves as a Police Officer responsible for maintaining law and order in the provision of service to protect life, property and the civil rights of employees and guests at the NIST Boulder site.
Please be advised that as of approximately
January 2014, these positions will transfer to the Department of
Commerce, Office of Security. Should the transfer take place prior to
start dates being finalized, selectees will receive offer letters
indicating the transfer of positions from NIST to the Department of
Commerce, Office of Security. The duty location will remain Boulder,
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- You must be registered for Selective Service (see Other Information).
- You must be suitable for Federal Employment.
- You must meet physical requirements
- You must pass a pre-employment drug test
- You must posses a valid state drivers license
Job Title:Diplomatic Security: Foreign Service Security Protective Specialist
Department:Department Of State
Agency:Department of State - Agency Wide
Job Announcement Number:SPS-2014-0003
|$44,737.00 to $44,737.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, November 05, 2013 to Monday, November 18, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-Time -- Limited Non-Career Appointment (LNA) - Initial appointment for an 18-month period and may be extended annually up to a maximum of 5 years.|
|MANY vacancies -
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Important: All potential applicants are strongly urged to read this entire Vacancy Announcement before applying.
Who May Apply: United States Citizens*
*Applicants must be American citizens and at least 20 years of age to apply. Candidates must be at least 21 but must not have reached their 37th birthday at time of appointment. (The age restriction does not apply to preference-eligible veterans.)
Department of State is developing a rank-order register to fill a
limited number of Foreign Service Diplomatic Security Protective
Specialist (SPS) vacancies. The specific number to be hired will depend
on the needs of the Foreign Service. Applications are accepted ONLY
during the period specified above.
Area of Consideration: All Sources.
Grade and Starting Salary Range: FP-06: Starting Salary: $44,737 per annum*, includes the 16.52% Overseas Comparability Payment.
Department of State is the lead foreign affairs agency formulating and
implementing the President’s foreign policy and representing U.S.
interests throughout the world.
- Successful applicants are appointed to the Foreign Service as Limited Non-Career Appointment (LNA) employees with a federal benefits package.
- Appointments will be made for an initial 18-month period and may be extended periodically up to a maximum of five years.
- There is no conversion mechanism to a career Foreign Service position. SPSs are encouraged to apply to become a Foreign Service specialist, but must meet the applicable qualifications and complete the standard application and assessment process.
- The appointment may be terminated by the US Government at any time with at least 30 days notice unless the termination is for cause. In this case, the 30 days notice is not applicable.
- The SPS may terminate the appointment by written notification at least 30 days in advance.
- Promotion potential is to the FP-04 level. SPS will be administratively promoted from the FP-06 to the FP-05 level after 12 months of satisfactory performance of duty. Promotion to the FP-04 level will occur after 18 months of satisfactory performance in grade as a FP-05.
- Individuals who have been found unqualified for employment by a Department of State Final Review Panel within the previous two years are ineligible to apply (unless the individual was a candidate for a Special Agent position with the Diplomatic Security Service and the decision to deny eligibility was based on the candidate’s inability to fulfill the unique duties of that position).
Job Title:US Probation Officer
Job Announcement Number:2012-8
|$42,780.00 to $51,785.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, October 16, 2013 to Saturday, November 16, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Temporary|
|1 vacancy in the following location:
New York, NY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Come join the Southern District of New York U.S. Probation Office!
Please that this position is a Full Time / Provisional to Permanent, pending a favorable suitability determination by the court.
This position is located in the U.S. Probation Office, Southern District of New York. By statute, probation officers serve in a judiciary law-enforcement position and assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety, gather information, supervise offenders, appear in court, interact with collateral agencies, prepare reports, conduct investigations, and present recommendations to the court.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- See "Key Requirements" under the Requirements section.
DUTIES:Back to top
• Conducts investigations and prepares reports for the Court with recommendations for sentencing of individuals convicted of federal offenses.
• Analyzes any objections and determines appropriate course of action following the disclosure of the presentence report to the parties.
• Presents the presentence report and sentencing recommendations to the Court. Responds to judicial officer’s request for information and advice. Testifies in court as needed, as to the basis for factual findings and guideline applications. Serves as a resource to the Court to facilitate proper imposition of sentence.
• Field work, including home inspections, is required of all officers.
• Supervises offenders to maximize adherence to imposed conditions, reduce risk to the community, and to provide correctional treatment. Develops and implements supervision plans.
• Maintains personal contact with offenders. Investigates employment, sources of income, lifestyle and associates to assess risk and compliance. Through assessment and personal interaction, is responsible for the identification of substance abuse, mental health and/or other anti-social behavioral issues, and implements necessary interventions. Refers offenders to appropriate outside agencies, such as treatment, employment and/or vocational training resources.
• Initiates contacts with, replies to, and seeks information from organizations and persons (i.e., U.S. Parole Commission, Bureau of Prisons, and attorneys) concerning offenders’ appropriate alternatives and sanctions. Reports violations of the conditions of supervision to the appropriate authorities; prepares written reports on these violation matters, and makes recommendations for disposition. Testifies at court or parole hearings.
• Conducts preliminary interviews for the U.S. Parole Commission and other investigations, as required.
• Maintains a detailed written record of case activity.
• Field work is required of all supervision officers; the frequency of which is based on risk and need.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
experience for the U.S. Probation Officer at the CL-25 requires one
year of specialized experience, including at least one year equivalent
to work at the CL-23 level or completion of the requirements for a
bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one of
the following superior academic achievement requirements:
An overall "B" grade point average equaling 2.90 or better of a possible 4.0. Standing in the upper third of the class.
- "3.5" average or better in the major field of study, such as business or public administration, human services management, industrial relations, or psychology.
- Election to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma XI, or one of the National Honorary Scholastic Societies meeting the minimum requirements of the Association of College Honor Societies, other than Freshman Honor Societies.
- Completion of one academic year (30 semester or 45 quarter hours) of graduate work in a field of study closely related to the position
Qualifying experience for the U.S. Probation Officer at the CL-27 requires two years of specialized experience, including at least one year equivalent to work at the CL-25 level or completion of a master’s degree in a field of study closely related to the position, or a Juris Doctor (JD) degree.
PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
JOB TITLE: RELOCATION COORDINATOR
WORK HOURS: Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or as assigned including on call
IMMEDIATE REPORTING SUPERVISOR:
· Completion of bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
· Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license
· Successful completion of criminal and child abuse background checks
· City residency required within six (6) months of hiring date
· Familiarity with the Philadelphia Criminal and/or Juvenile Justice Systems
· Familiarity with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Crime Victims Act
· Familiarity with the neighborhoods of the City of Philadelphia
· Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
· Demonstrated ability to handle high volume of work in a high stress environment
· Demonstrated ability to successfully work with victims in trauma and crisis
· Excellent speaking, writing and listening skills
· Bi/Tri-lingual language skills
· Law enforcement experience
A Relocation Coordinator assists victims of and witnesses to crime, along with family members, who are in imminent danger of being hurt or killed, by providing services to assist in the emergency and/or long term relocation.
- Supervises three Victim/Witness Coordinators who provide comprehensive, intensive, and individualized direct assistance to crime victims and witnesses who experience intimidation. Assistance includes danger assessments, needs assessments, placement in temporary and long-term housing, referrals to additional supportive services, and management of other concerns associated with relocation.
- Provides direct assistance on cases requiring special attention or when consultation is needed. Cases requiring special attention may involve significant danger or threat, witnesses experiencing mental health crises, or witnesses who are unable to adhere to program guidelines.
- Transports relocation witnesses to and from court, necessary personal appointments and other destinations as needed and required.
- Provides on-call support for Witness Relocation Program outside normal business hours, when necessary and appropriate.
- Establishes, maintains and enhances relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, social services agencies, hotels, public housing facilities, and other housing entities within and outside of Philadelphia.
- Assesses and evaluates relocation services being performed to insure and improve quality.
- Maintains programmatic and fiscal records.
- Advocates sustaining and expanding funding opportunities for witness relocation expenses at both the local and state levels.
- Provides educational workshops to inform District Attorney’s Office employees, community members, and service providers about the Witness Relocation Program.
- Other duties as required or desirable.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:
Please submit your resume and a cover letter to Rachel Kimmich Mitchell, Director of Human Resources at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference “Relocation Coordinator” in the subject line.
Bucks County Chief’s of Police Association
Application For Testing
Position of Police Officer:
Requirements for application:
- All applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of test
- High school graduate/GED
- A non-returnable copy of High School Diploma must be attached to the returned application
- US citizen in good standing
- Able to read, write and understand the English language
- Valid drivers license
- A non- returnable copy of current valid drivers license must be attached to the returned application
- A full-face photograph (passport type 2”x2”) must be attached to the returned application
- Certified funds payable to Bucks County Police Chiefs Association in the amount of $50.00 (NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED)
Additional Information That May Be Included
Act 120 certificate--Do Not Attach Any Other Information Such As Letters of Recommendation or Training Certificates
Application must be fully completed, notarized and returned with a notarized liability waiver. Applications must be returned to Bucks County Police Training Center, 1760 S. Easton Road Doylestown, PA. 18901 (Click here for Application)
Applications must be returned no later than Friday, October 4, 2013 at 4:00 PM. Applications received after the cutoff time will not be considered.
Applications will be limited to the first 300 applications received.
Testing will be conducted at the Central Bucks South High School, 1100 Folly Road Warrington, PA 18976 at the track, on October 19, 2013.
Registration will begin at 0830 hrs, testing will begin at 0900 hrs. No one will be admitted after this time.
At the time of registration you must show Photo Identification (Drivers License preferred).
Physical agility test will be completed first. Any one not successfully completing the physical agility test will not be permitted to continue with the testing process. (Requirements for physical agility tests are attached to application.)
The written test will begin at 1300 hrs. at the Central Bucks South High School 1100 Folly Road Warrington, PA 18976. No one will be admitted after this time. You will again be required to show Photo Identification (Drivers License preferred).
Results of the written test will be available for review online or at the Bucks County Police Training Center, 1760 S. Easton Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. NO phone requests for results will be honored.
Applications can be picked up in person:
- Bucks County Police Training Center, 1760 S. Easton Road Doylestown, PA. 18901
Job Description - Police Officer New Castle County
Job Title: Police Officer - Winter 2013-14 Testing
Job ID: 667
New Castle County Office of Human Resources
New Castle County Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720-1648
In accordance with the Merit System Rules and Regulations, an eligible list, which will be valid for a one-year period and which will be used to fill vacancies during that period, is being established for this classification. Applicants on the eligible list will be certified in accordance with the Merit System and appropriate union contracts. New Castle County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(SPEC # 1150)
$44,889 per year (Pay Grade 24)
$47,134 per year upon completion of a County-approved Academy
DATE ANNOUNCED: May 1, 2013
**CONTINUOUS POSTING: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and considered for future testing processes based on the following schedule. Testing is normally conducted within 4-6 weeks following the application deadline. The testing schedule is subject to change based upon the needs of the Department.
**APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES BY THE DATES LISTED BELOW FOR EACH CORRESPONDING TESTING PROCESS:
October 31, 2013 for the Winter 2013-14 testing process;
January 31, 2014 for the Spring 2014 testing process;
April 30, 2014 for the Summer 2014 testing process.
NOTE: The police department operates 24-hours per day, seven days per week. You must be able and willing to work all days of the week and all shifts, including nights, weekends and all holidays. External candidates may submit online employment applications using the PeopleSoft e-Recruit System available at www.nccde.org/hr. Current New Castle County employees may submit online applications through Employee Self-Service.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Human Resources Administrator
The examination process for this posting may include an evaluation of training and experience, a written examination, a computerized examination, an oral board interview examination, a performance examination or any combination of the above in order to qualify applicants for placement on the eligible list. The eligible list will be used to fill vacancies that occur within the next year.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Performs general duty police work in the protection of life and property throughout the County; prevents violation of statutes and ordinances; investigates and suppresses disturbances; investigates complaints; makes arrests and issues summonses when appropriate; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
An employee in this class performs work consisting of varied police assignments. Usually a Police Officer is assigned to a patrol platoon or other police unit and conducts investigations as directed by a superior officer; performs routine preliminary investigations and miscellaneous duties performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations, directives and Delaware law. This employee is required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
- Enforces State laws and County regulations;
- Patrols an assigned area during a specific period in motorized police equipment;
- Checks doors and windows and examines premises of unoccupied buildings or residences in order to detect suspicious conditions;
- Subdues combatants and arrests dangerous criminals;
- Investigates suspicious conditions and complaints and makes arrests of persons who violate laws and ordinances;
- Accompanies prisoners to headquarters, jail, or court and appears in court as arresting officer;
- Directs traffic and either arrests or gives violation tickets to those who break traffic laws;
- Attends fires or accidents in assigned area as directed, giving all possible assistance and preparing necessary reports from investigations made;
- Maintains order in crowds and attends parades and other public gatherings;
- Watches for stolen cars and wanted or missing persons;
- Makes investigations and enforces County and State laws pertaining to juvenile offenders;
- Gives advice on laws and ordinances and general information to the public;
- Operates radio patrol car or patrol wagon as required;
- Operates radar unit for traffic control;
- Serves subpoenas and executes warrants issued by the courts of New Castle County;
- Provides escort service for public dignitaries, funerals, oversize vehicles, and explosive vehicles;
- Transports prisoners to specified destinations;
- Assists motorists whose vehicles are broken down or stranded;
- Acts for Police Sergeant in his or her absence as directed;
- Makes special investigations as directed in plain clothes;
- Promotes an ongoing attitude of dedication to excellent public service and ensures that external and internal customers are provided with the highest quality of service;
- Operates a personal computer and other related equipment in the course of the work.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Good social and general intelligence; good powers of observation and memory; good judgment; good knowledge of first-aid methods; skill in the use of firearms; demonstrated proficiency to safely operate a vehicle on the road in emergency situations at high speed and under normal conditions; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; ability to give chase, apprehend and perform arresting duties; ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing; possess excellent moral character, strength and physical fitness.
(1) 21 years of age AND
(2) ONE of the following:
- possession of an Associate's Degree or at least sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college or university; or
- at least two (2) consecutive years of active military service in the Armed Services of the United States with an honorable discharge and thirty (30) credit hours from an accredited college or university;
- or achievement of the supervisory rank of E5, its equivalent or above, in the Armed Services of the United States with an honorable discharge;
- or current Delaware Council on Police Training (COPT) certified officer with two (2) years full-time police experience and thirty (30) credit hours from an accredited college or university;
- or current out-of-state police certification with two (2) years full-time police experience and thirty (30) credit hours from an accredited college or university.
Weight should be proportionate to height; successful completion of a fitness evaluation, Class 1a physical examination, psychological examination and background investigation; minimum uncorrected vision must not be less than 20/200 in each eye and correctable to 20/20 with eyewear; must be able to distinguish between the colors of red, green, and amber; possession of a valid Delaware Class D driver's license or its equivalent; successful completion of police academy training within one year of employment; must be a United States citizen.
HISTORY OF REVISIONS:
Established: 09/30/76; Last Revised: 05/24/12
PROBATIONARY POLICE OFFICER TESTING ANNOUNCEMENT
Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, PA
Whitemarsh Township will be conducting a competitive testing process for the position of Probationary Police Officer. Applications may be picked up at the Whitemarsh Township Police Department located at 616 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444 or downloaded from the Whitemarsh Township website at www.whitemarshtwp.org. Applications will not be mailed out. Applications must be post marked no later than 4PM on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Applications may be mailed or hand delivered to WPD. A $25.00 administrative fee MUST BE returned with the application. Check or money orders should be made payable to WHITEMARSH TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT, do not send cash. Applications submitted without the required administration fee will be discarded. If the check is returned for insufficient funds or a closed account, your application will be rejected. No exceptions will be made. Incomplete applications and applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. No residency requirements. Any questions, please contact Lt. Christopher Ward at 484-594-2735.
The testing process will consist of a scored resume and application review with the top thirty (30) scoring applicants including ties, invited to advance to the physical agility test(Pass/Fail), followed by a competitive oral review board interview(Date -TBD). The physical agility test is scheduled for 5:30pm on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Germantown Academy located at 340 Morris Road, Fort Washington, PA 19034. Registration begins at 5:00PM. Physical agility requirements are attached.
- Every applicant must be 21 years of age on or before October 16, 2013.
- Every applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Every applicant must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma and attained a minimum of 60 college credits from an Accredited University or College.
- Every applicant must be a United States citizen.
- Every applicant must have the ability to sit; reach at all levels; handle vehicle controls; firearms and specialized equipment frequently.
- Every applicant must possess excellent eye-hand-foot coordination and physical stamina
- Every applicant must possess the ability to withstand exposure to traffic hazards continuously, withstand exposure to weather, wet conditions, excessive noise, hazardous materials and personal danger occasionally.
Whitemarsh Township is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Township’s policy to grant equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability.