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Supervisory Law Enforcement Specialist (Instruction)

Full-time
$116,393 – $151,308 Per Year
Closing on Aug 11, 2023

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Location:
Georgia, Glynco
Requires Relocation:
No
Start Date:
02/08/2023
End Date:
11/08/2023
Offering Type:
Permanent
Hiring Paths:
Internal to an agency - appears on USAJOBS Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Service Type:
Competitive
Travel Percentage:
25% or less

Job summary

“The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), through strategic partnerships, prepares the federal law enforcement community to safeguard America's people, property, and institutions." We are a unique inter-agency organization preparing the next generation of law enforcement officers to meet our Nation's most pressing security challenges." Click here to learn more.

Major duties

Being a Supervisory Law Enforcement Specialist (Instruction) makes you a valuable member of the FLETC team and its mission. You will serve as Branch Chief responsible in conjunction with the Division Chief for the overall performance and technical activities of course developers/instructors assigned to the Division, including the quality, quantity and content of their work for the Firearms Division, Core Training Operations Directorate in Glynco, GA. Typical assignments include: Providing oversight to the topical areas assigned; monitoring required quarterly progress reports; submitting reports identifying needed areas of courses, tests, document revision or development. Developing and implementing a training plan for the assigned subordinates such as identification of appropriate training courses, dates of attendance, processing of recommendations, and annual performance evaluation. Performing personnel management responsibilities such as maintaining discipline, counseling employees, evaluating performance, and approving leave. Directing the conduct of special surveys, studies or investigations in the training, determining what principles or objectives are involved; considering approaches to be taken and recommending courses of action and solutions. Participating in meetings, project planning, report preparation, and the development of students’ policies and procedures. Conferring with staff members, administrative staff, and agency representatives when necessary. Career Transition Assistance Program Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government as a civilian, you are not CTAP eligible. Information about CTAP eligibility may be found on OPM’s Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well-qualified under CTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of 85 for this position. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. Please limit your résumé to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.

Qualification

Please limit your résumé to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. The qualification requirements listed below must be met by the closing date of this announcement. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: In order to be considered for this position you must: A. Possess experience as a sworn law enforcement officer or agent with full arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws; -OR- B. Have held a federal civilian position in the 1801 occupational series. In addition to the Selective Placement Factor, you must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level leading and overseeing law enforcement operations and/or leading and overseeing the development, delivery, and modification of law enforcement training curriculum. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps and AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: Secondary Administrative Law Enforcement Officer retirement coverage is being offered for this position. Transfer Requirement for CSRS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee must: • Transfer without a break in service exceeding 3 days directly from a primary position to a secondary position; AND • Be continuously employed in a secondary position since moving from a primary position; except a break in employment in secondary positions that begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause) and/or voluntary breaks in service that began prior to January 20, 1988. Transfer Requirement for FERS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee must: • Transfer without a break in service exceeding 3 days directly from a primary position to a secondary position; AND • Have completed 3 years of service in a primary position, including any such service during which no FERS deductions were withheld; AND • Be continuously employed in a secondary position since moving from a rigorous position; except a break in employment in secondary positions that begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause). The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Time-in-Grade: Current DHS employees must have served 52 weeks at the GS-13 grade level in the federal service. The time-in-grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Physical Demands: The work is basically sedentary. Work Environment: The work is performed in a typical office setting.

Evaluations

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, we will use multiple assessments to determine the degree to which your experience, education, and training demonstrate the following competencies needed to perform this job: Experience as a sworn law enforcement officer/agent with full arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of Federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws. Ability to provide oversight of training technology and methodology for law enforcement personnel which serves as a basis for planning, developing, evaluating, and administering law enforcement training programs. Demonstrate the necessary level of management skills, abilities and attributes to perform the work successfully. Ability to establish objectives, ensure progress toward their achievement, and make necessary last minute adjustments to accomplish program requirements. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and for the persuasive presentation of facts and/or research results that may be controversial or negotiable with groups that may possess differing points of views. Due weight will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards in merit promotion selection decisions in accordance with 5 CFR 335.103(b)(3). If you are determined to be best-qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. The first assessment will consist of skilled-based questions designed to evaluate the degree to which you possess the skills needed to perform the duties of the positions being filled. These questions are scored, and you must score at least 85 out of 100 points in order to be invited to participate in the second assessment. The second assessment is the Performance Assessment Network System (PANS) which is a predictive assessment that measures your cognitive ability and soft skills. This assessment may take more than an hour and a half to complete; portions are timed; and may include videos. If you feel you have a disability that warrants additional time, please follow the instructions to request a reasonable accommodation (RA) prior to beginning the external assessment. Once you start the assessment you will no longer be able to make such a request. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration even if you have a pending RA request. PLEASE NOTE: Scores obtained after completing the Performance Assessment Network System (PANS) are valid for 6 months. You will not be prompted to complete the PANS assessment if you have previously completed it within the last 6 months. For more information click PANS Assessment FAQs | Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (fletc.gov) Please limit your résumé to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. You may preview questions for this vacancy.