Police Officer

Anchorage, AK
Veterans Health Administration

closing date

$56,433 – $73,363 per year

Pay scale & grade
GS 6

You will serve as a Police Officer with the Police Services at the Alaska VA Healthcare System, Anchorage, Alaska.


  • You will serve as a Police Officer carrying out responsibilities where most work is performed on Veterans Affairs Departmental properties, which includes any properties owned, leased, or licensed to VA.
  • You will provide services routinely at all segments of VA facilities located over large geographical areas, some of which may be in different states, counties, municipalities, or townships.
  • You will protect Veterans, volunteers, and others on Departmental property, U.S. officials, other individuals, and him or herself during any given situation against threats to personal safety when force becomes necessary to enforce laws and regulations.
  • You will advise individuals of their (Miranda, Weingarten, Garrity, etc.) rights, and protects the constitutional and civil rights of persons.
  • You will conduct investigations with a nexus to VA, prisoner transports, patient search and recovery, life-saving efforts, disaster response and recovery, asset protection during transit, training, and other matters.
  • You will perform drug and contraband intervention techniques and provides training to those areas where contraband identification and knowledge is imperative for the staff.
  • You will enforce traffic rules and regulations, including those related to speeding and reckless operation of vehicles while impaired or intoxicated.

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
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959