Police Officer (instructor)

Department of Defense Key West, FL
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

You will serve as a Police Officer (Instructor) in the Security Detachment of NAS KEY WEST SEC DET.

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* You will conduct law enforcement safety lectures.

* You will conduct field inspections of weapons assigned to law enforcement personnel.

* You will report performance, progress, or training needs of law enforcement employees to supervisor.

* You will coordinate with other federal law enforcement instructors to develop different approaches and methods of instruction.

* You will explain policies, goals, procedures and regulations to assigned law enforcement personnel.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0083 Police

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US Citizen.

* Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

* Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

* New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

* Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

* The DON does not employ individuals for Law Enforcement Officer positions who have been convicted of a crime of domestic violence on or after 27 November 2002. You must submit DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms before appointment.

* You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

* Incumbent must successfully pass an initial, annual or any required OPM, DOD, or Department of Navy mental and emotional stability screening, physical agility test, and physical fitness for duty test.

* Incumbent must be able to read, write and speak English.

* Employee is required to wear assigned uniform and adhere to grooming standards for installation.

* You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States drivers license.

* You must meet the qualifications and be certified to carry a firearm. You will need to maintain firearm proficiency.

* You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

* Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.

* This position is considered Key/Emergency-Essential. You will be required to provide immediate and continuing support to ensure the success of combat operations or the availability of combat-essential systems.


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.

For GS-08 position: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1.) Applying professional instructional methods and theories used in training Police Officers; 2. ) Understanding law enforcement procedures, Federal and local laws, traffic laws; 3.) Establishing rules, regulations and legal authorities; 4. Using modern detection devices and laboratory services; 5.) Counseling law enforcement students in areas where training deficiencies exist.

For GS-07 position:Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Conducting preliminary investigations of crimes, civil and criminal complaints.to include interviewing witnesses; 2) Training and advising subordinates on law enforcement policies and procedures; 3) Applying riot and crowd control techniques utilizing specialized law enforcement equipment; and 4) Investigating motor vehicle accidents, including producing narratives, diagrams, and measurements of the scene.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.