Police Officer (Uniformed Division)

Agency: U.S. Secret Service

Location: Washington DC

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement


Closes Saturday 9/30/2017

Salary Range: $59,068.00 to $101,606.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: LE-0083-01/01

Promotion Potential: 01

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: All United States citizens.

Control Number: 466251000

Job Announcement Number: UD-NC003-17


Job Overview


THIS IS AN OPEN, CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. The first cut-off date for consideration of applicants will be March 31, 2017. Applications received after March 31, 2017, will be referred on the 15th of each month and the end of each month until the job opportunity announcement closes.


Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future. The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders.
The Uniformed Division’s mission is to protect facilities and venues secured for U.S. Secret Service protectees. Throughout its history, the Uniformed Division has accomplished this mission through a tradition of honor, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. The Officer position starts at a salary of $59,068 (LE-0083-01, step 1) in the Office of Protective Operations, Uniformed Division.


A special needs/superior qualifications pay-setting authority may be available to applicants who have superior qualifications or whose skills and competencies fill a special need of the Secret Service. The recommended salary for such an applicant may be at any point in the range listed for this position. If you are deemed eligible for this pay-setting authority, you will be notified during the hiring process. Please note that the use of this authority is at the sole discretion of the Secret Service.


This job opportunity announcement is for applicants who currently RESIDE throughout the country and overseas.


During the course of their careers, Uniformed Division Officers carry out assignments in protection. Duties include:

Relocation Authorized

Job Requirements

Key Requirements



You qualify for the LE-01 grade level (starting salary $59,068) if you meet the following requirements:


The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the cut-off date of the month in which you applied.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are considered in the following order: (1) preference eligibles having a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more; followed by (2) other 10-point preference eligibles; (3) 5-point preference eligible; and (4) non-preference eligibles (i.e., non-veterans). For information on veterans' preference, please click here.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, a score will automatically be calculated based on your answers to the vacancy specific questions to place you in one of three groups: Best Qualified Group-applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria; Well Qualified Group-applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria; and Qualified Group-applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills and abilities.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience) 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). 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.

Applicants must successfully complete Phase I (see below) to be certified to receive a conditional offer of employment notification. In addition, applicants must successfully complete Phase II (see below) in order to receive final consideration for employment.







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