Lead Police Officer (Game Enforcement)

Department of the Army Fort Hood, TX
* Duties

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About the Position: This position is located at the US Army Installation Management Command, USAG Fort Hood, Directorate of Emergency Services Fort Hood, Texas. Fort Hood rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas between Killeen and Copperas Cove and is approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin, 50 miles south of Waco, 160 miles south of Dallas, and 150 miles north of San Antonio. For everyone who enjoys the outdoors, The Great Place is the ideal location, because of warm winters and hot summers. The nearby lakes, Belton and Stillhouse, offer year round outdoor recreation activities.

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* Serve as a work leader/lead investigator

* Ensure shift work assignments are distributed and performed by employees

* Provide on the job training to new employees

* Perform duty as wildlife marine/environmental law enforcement officer

* Enforce federal, state, and military lows pertaining to violation of environmental, endangered species, hunting, fishing, trapping, criminal and motor vehicle traffic

* Issue violation notices to violators

* Pursue, apprehend and arrest persons accused of committing crimes

* Conduct marine patrol, search and rescue missions, and surveillance

* Conduct long and short term investigations of illegal hunting, fishing, and trapping

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position up to 5% for training.

Supervisory status


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0083 Police

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

* Incumbent must obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.

* Public Law 101-647, section 231 and Public Law 102-190 section 1094 require the successful completion of a criminal history background check to maintain the position for which hired.

* The position is covered by the 1996 Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence are not eligible for this position.

* This position is covered by the civilian drug abuse testing program. Incumbent is required to sign a DA form 5019-R, and/or DA form 7412 as a Condition of Employment.

* IAW 190-56 Must be able to wear government-furnished police uniform and safety equipment (e.g., chemical protection masks must be snug to the face for personal protection).

* This is an inclement weather/mission essential position: incumbent is expected to make every attempt to report for duty on time and/or remain on duty during severe weather conditions.

* IAW AR 190-56 incumbent must meet all requirements of the Individual Reliability Program (IRP).

* IAW AR 190-56 all applicants are required to sign a condition of employment statement as part of the application process.

* IAW 190-56 must successfully pass a pre-employment and recurring physical examinations as required by Federal Law and the Office of Safety and Occupational Health Administration.

* IAW 190-56 must be able to qualify initially and at a minimum, semi-annually recertify with assigned weapon(s) and handling of assigned weapon(s) to include less than lethal weapons.

* IAW 190-56 must have successfully graduated from and possess a current valid certification from a Department of Defense or federal/state certified Police Academy, or be able to obtain certification from such an academy or a DA Police academy.

* IAW 190-56 incumbent must successfully complete a Police Officer Field Training Program upon initial assignment to law enforcement duties.

* Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a valid state driver?s license and any installation and/or DoD license required for the type of vehicle being driven.

* Incumbent is subject to an irregular tour of duty to cover 24 hours, 7 days a week operations. Incumbent may be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays, rotating shifts and work may involve mandatory overtime.

* IAW AR 190-56 incumbent complete an initial and an annual Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) recertification and first aid requirement.

* IAW AR 190-56 must be able to be qualified and certified in the use of chemical aerosol irritants, tear gas, RADAR gun and breathalyzer equipment.

* IAW AR 190-56 incumbent must take and pass a Physical Agility Test (PAT) within 30 days of the hiring date and annually thereafter.

* Incumbent must meet all other mandatory requirements of AR 190-56, "The Army Civilian Police and Security Guard Program."

* See Additional Information Section for additional conditions of employment


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

* Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes enforcing laws pertaining to violations of environments, endangered species, hunting, fishing, and/or trapping and the arrest or apprehension of violators. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Criminal Investigation

* Game Law Enforcement

* Teaching Others

* Technical Competence

* Written Communication

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.