Police Officer (Lateral/Certified)

Washington, DC
Supreme Court of the United States

Salary: $77,441 – $132,391.

Closing Date: 02/29/2024.

Essential Functions:

  • Protection of the Supreme Court Building and grounds, and persons and property therein;
  • Dignitary Protection for the Supreme Court Justices, both domestically and internationally;
  • Maintain suitable order and decorum within the Supreme Court Building and grounds, to include policing demonstrations and large-scale events;
  • Provide Courtroom security;
  • Prepare numerous reports to include incident, found property, accident, and arrest reports, as well as testify in court.


  • Successful completion (or willingness to complete) the Uniformed Police Training Program (UPTP) at FLETC.
  • Currently employed as a federal, state, or municipal law enforcement officer with at least one year of full duty service after training.
  • Applicants must be mature, reliable, skilled in oral and written communication, and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must have the ability to display a high standard of ethical conduct and be trusted in all work situations.
  • Applicants must have no record of felony convictions, and must not currently be involved in any pending criminal charges.
  • Applicants must be licensed to drive for at least one year at the time of application, and have an excellent driving record.
  • Applicants who possess prior military service must have been separated under honorable conditions (honorable discharge).
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens by birth or naturalization.
  • A high school diploma is the minimum educational requirement for applicants meeting the other eligibility criteria.