Police Officer

Clarksburg, WV
Veterans Health Administration

Closing date: 08/01/2022

Salary: $44,740 – $58,158 per year

The incumbent serves as a Police Officer ensuring a safe and secure environment across all VA Administrations and properties within various settings, including a variety of jurisdictional environments, such as VHA Medical Centers and facilities, Inpatient Clinics, Outpatient Clinics, and domiciliary throughout the United States


At the full performance level (GS-07) the major duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conducts investigations, apprehensions and detentions of individuals suspected or convicted of offenses against the criminal laws of the United States.
  • Protects individuals during any given situation against threats to personal safety when enforcing laws and regulations.
  • Responds immediately to and engages potentially armed individuals during active threat response situations.
  • Responds to highly dangerous and active crimes in progress, making independent decisions and taking immediate steps to preserve life and property.
  • Mitigates opportunities for assault, illegal entry, and theft involving highly protected information, property and/or processes at facilities containing special protective methods.
  • Reacts to neutralize threats, secure resources and mitigate further risk to personnel or property.
  • Provides patrol in vehicles, by foot and/or on a bicycle.
  • Responds to calls for police assistance, irregularities, and unusual or suspicious circumstances.
  • Conducts asset protection during transport.
  • Writes comprehensive incident reports.
  • Provides policing services in various environments where each type of jurisdiction (Exclusive, Concurrent and Proprietorial) has different enforcement rules.
  • Seeks, detects, seizes, and protects evidence and witnesses at the scene of an incident.
  • Detects and intervenes in criminal activity.

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • May serve a probationary period