Thursday, February 18, 2010

U.S. Government Printing Office Open Position

Job Title: Police Officer (Open Until Filled)
Agency: Government Printing Office
Job Announcement Number: 10-315021-NP

SALARY RANGE: 56,939.00 - 71,581.00 USD /year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 to Wednesday, February 02, 2011
SERIES & GRADE: PQ-0083-05
POSITION INFORMATION: Full TimeCareer/Career Conditional
DUTY LOCATIONS: Many vacancies - Washington DC Metro Area, DC
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: US Citizens and Status Candidates


Make Your Mark on the reinvention of a major government enterprise. The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is Keeping America Informed by providing excellent publishing and dissemination services for official and authentic government publications to Congress, Federal agencies, Judiciary, Federal Depository Libraries, and the American public. We have developed new product lines, employed new strategies, reengineered processes, and significantly restructured our organization into a digital-based facility. Established by Congress in 1861, GPO was founded on values of integrity, teamwork, commitment, and dependability. Be a part of history as we continue this tradition through new technologies and strategic initiatives.
This position is located in the Uniformed Police Branch, Security Services, in the Office of the Chief Management Officer - Washington, DC.

SHIFT ASSIGNMENTS - New hires will initially be assigned to Shift 1 (7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.). Following the orientation period, new hires may be reassigned to other shifts.

This is an open continuous announcement which will establish an inventory of applicants interested in a career as a Police Officer with the U.S. Government Printing Office. Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize thier employment opportunities. Applicant selection referral lists will be issued, as needed, for the duration of this announcement.

Applications received by midnight (EST) on the cut-off date of February 17, 2010, will receive first consideration with monthly cut-off dates thereafter.

Come be a part of one of the largest digital information facilities in the world!

U.S. Citizenship is required.
Selectees must pass a drug test prior to appointment.
Selectees must pass a background check prior to appointment.
Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Additional Duty Location Info:
Many vacancies - Washington DC Metro Area, DC

The incumbent serves as a Police Officer on one of the three 8-hour shifts. Responsible for performing law enforcement, security, and anti-terrorism functions to include making arrests, conducting investigations, performing legal search and seizures, collecting and protecting evidence, preventing crime, protecting life, property and civil rights of GPO employees, and enforcing GPO rules and regulations. Verifies credentials to ensure only authorized personnel, vehicles, and equipment is permitted on Government Printing Office (GPO) property. Screens parcels, packages, containers, and equipment arriving and departing the facilities. Provides immediate response to incidents involving security breaches fire alarms, medical emergencies, and potential threats to GPO personnel and assets. Issues Visitor/Vendor Passes when necessary. Exercises authority to detain and arrest individuals for violations, misdemeanors, felonies, etc., based on probable cause.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes 1) your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, 2) your resume or OF-612 Optional Application for Federal Employment, and 3) any other documents needed to verify your qualifications or eligibility (see the required documents section).

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting your complete application package. Please read all instructions before you begin.

The completed Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, February 02, 2011.

To begin the process lgo to Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the SUBMIT MY ANSWERS button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following IR315021. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

Print a copy of the occupational questionnaire so that you can read and respond to the questions offline. Click here to View Occupational Questionnaire.
Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. The form URL is:
Respond to all narrative questions contained in the occupational questionnaire on a separate sheet of paper.
Attach your resume or OF-612 and all required documents (e.g., SF-50, performance appraisal, answers to narrative questions, DD-214, etc.).
With your completed OPM Form 1203-FX as the front page (where your name, social security number, etc are shown), submit your materials to fax number 1-478-757-3144. Do not use a different cover page.

In addition to your responses to the occupational questionnaire and your resume, you must submit the following additional documents specific for this vacancy:

For Merit Promotion applicants, including GPO employees: SF-50 and most recent performance appraisal
For Veterans: DD-214 (member copy-4)
For Disabled Veterans: DD-214 (member copy-4), SF-15 and VA letter dated 1991 or later (indicating % disability).
For applicants qualifying on the basis of education, transcripts, official or unofficial.
All materials must be received by the closing date of this announcement to be considered.

Content of Resume: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or other written form you choose to describe your job-related experiences are used to verify your qualifications. Therefore, it is important that the information be specific, detailed where appropriate, and complete. The OF-612 is available electronically at If you submit a resume, make sure it contains all the pertinent data requested in the OF-612, including your social security number. To assist you in sending in a complete resume, use our checklist at:
Content of Transcripts: A transcript is required if you are claiming to qualify based on your education. The information presented in the transcript must be verifiable; at the minimum the transcript should contain the name of the institution, applicant's name, list of completed courses, semester hours, and GPA.

Nicole Powell
Phone: (202)512-1308
Email: Or write:
Human Capital Operations
732 North Capitol Street NW
Room A-638
Washington, DC 20401

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