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Police Officer

Washington, DC
US Mint

This position is located in the Protection Directorate at the United States Mint, Washington, DC. The Protection Directorate safeguards the United States’ assets and artifacts including the nation’s gold supply and provides expert security advice and counsel to the United States Mint, other government agencies and foreign governments; and enforces Federal, State and local Laws.

Closing Date: 8/06/20

Salary: $58,065 to $85,173 per year

Responsibilities:

  • Protect dies, monetary, and bullion assets in the custody or control of the United States Mint during production, processing, storage, transportation, or other use; protect all facility space and property against theft, assault, sabotage; and protect United States Mint employees and visitors from threats or hazards of physical harm or injury, violence in the workplace, criminal acts such as assault or robbery, and acts of terrorism.
  • Apprehend, detain, and/or arrest persons considered extremely violent, mentally disturbed or intoxicated, and risk the ever present dangers of breaking and entering, trespassing occurrences on Federal property, armed robbery confrontations, and the protection of Federal officials and respective employees.
  • Perform patrol duties as deterrence to crime and other violations of laws, rules, and regulations.

Qualifications:

Specialized experience:
For the TR-07, you must have one year of specialized experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the TR-06/GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

- Experience that provided knowledge of a body of laws and regulations such as Federal, State or Local Laws, law enforcement operations, practices and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property.
Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills.

For the TR-06, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

- Experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property.
Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills.

OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in Police Science or a comparable degree program related to the work of the position.

OR

A combination of specialized experience and education in a Police Science or a comparable degree program related to the work of the position.

* Note: Successful completion of a Federal, State, county, or municipal academy or comparable training course that included at least 40 classroom hours of instruction in police department procedures and methods, and local law and regulations, may be substituted for a maximum of 3 months of specialized experience.