Sunday, February 20, 2011

Job Opening at the U.S. Secret Service

Job Title: Officer (Uniformed Division)
Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: U.S. Secret Service
Sub Agency: United States Secret Service
Job Announcement Number: UD4-TK009-11
SALARY RANGE: $55,477.00 - $95,426.00 /year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 to Monday, February 28, 2011 SERIES & GRADE: LE-0083-01/01
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: All United States citizens
HOW TO APPLY: The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.

To be considered, applicants must fully address all of the vacancy questions. Failure to provide responses, including using "N/A" when not an option, or cutting and pasting parts of your resume will eliminate your application from consideration.

If applying online poses a hardship, please contact the Personnel Division and an employment packet will be sent to you. The employment packet must be completed and received within the Personnel Division no later than the closing date (Eastern Standard Time) of this vacancy announcement.

The Secret Service provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

Step 1 - Register with USAJOBS ( and Create or upload a Resume

Step 2 - Review the Vacancy Announcement
Review the announcement thoroughly, including the Who May Apply, Qualifications, and Required Documents sections. These sections describe who is eligible to apply, what education and/or experience is required for the position, and which documents are needed for your application package.

Step 3 - Apply Online
Click the "Apply Online" link at the bottom of the page. Your resume must be submitted with your application. You will be redirected to the Secret Service's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

Step 4 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application
If this is your first time on Secret Service's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and include them with all future applications. You may update the responses to these questions at any time to reflect your most recent information. You will then be directed to the job-specific questions. Answer all questions honestly and thoroughly. Your responses must be substantiated by your online resume.

Step 5 - Supporting Documentation
To submit your required supporting documentation (see below), you may fax, upload documents from your computer, or download documents stored in USAJOBS. If faxing your supporting documentation, print the applicable cover sheet(s) in CareerConnector and follow the "Faxing Documentation" instructions. The fax number will be on the cover sheet.

In addition to submitting your resume and addressing the vacancy specific questions, you must also submit the following documentation:

If you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty (DD-214 Member 4 Copy). If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also include an application for 10-point veterans' preference (SF-15) and the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15. A copy of the SF-15 may be found at If you are currently "Active Duty", please submit a DD-214 for veterans preference OR a statement of service, if the DD-214 is not available. More information on veterans' preference may be found at

If you are a current or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. NOTE: Current or former employees who have or had service in a Federal Law Enforcement position covered by law enforcement or firefighters retirement provisions, including early or mandatory retirement, must submit an SF-50 which reflects this.

If you have previously taken and passed the Police Officer Selection Test (POST), you must submit the official Notice of Results. The Notice of Results will be reviewed and a determination will be made regarding whether the test will be waived.

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must submit proof that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.

Step 6 - Review and Confirm Your Submission
You will now see a summary of your application. Click "Finish" at the bottom of the page. You will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.


All supporting documentation must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement. See above for instructions on how to submit supporting documentation.

Personnel Division
Phone: 202-406-5458
Fax: 999-999-9999
TDD: 202-406-5390
Email: Agency Information:
United States Secret Service
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Please apply online
Washington, DC 20223
Fax: 999-999-9999

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