The purpose of this position is to provide security guard
services under the Division of Administrative Services with
Crownpoint IHS in Crownpoint, NM. The incumbent is responsible for
the protection of life and property of all persons on government
premises. Patrols government buildings and grounds to prevent fire,
theft and vandalism. Officer secures, unlocks and protects
government buildings, property and responds to the security needs
of all service units personnel, patients and visitors.
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- Protects property and equipment against trespass theft fire,
and accidental or willful damage and destruction.
- Maintains an activity log to document shift activity.
- Pursues and detains persons fleeing a disturbance/incident or
attempting to resist detainment.
- Directs patients, visitors, vendors, and contractors to the
appropriate office or clinic as needed.
- Secured found drug, weapons, or contraband until it can be
released to the Police or appropriate law enforcement agency.
- Performs random spot checks for compliance with key control,
supply, property and vehicle security regulations and
- Follows prescribed special procedures to ensure the safety of
personnel and the protection of government property in the event of
an emergency situation.
- Serves as a member of the Fire Response team, responds during
External and Internal disasters and responds to code Blues (medical
- Performs emergency traffic duties when required, such as
enforcing speed limits, directing traffic and controlling the
movement of vehicles and pedestrians.
0085 Security Guard
- Guards, Security
Conditions of Employment
- Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
- ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you
must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive
instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and
background investigation documentation. After you begin your
employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the
outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the
sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find
that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If
you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin
work. If you make a false statement in any part of your
application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin
work; or subject to possible criminal charges.
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative
selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit
the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker
Position form. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that
persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or
pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.
Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for
civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health
Service health care facilities.
On-call hours or standby duty may be required.
Government Housing is not available.
You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern
Standard Time) of the 05/05/2021
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of
hours per week.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if
you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification
requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an
itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent
information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter
hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Candidate must have 6 months of general
experience and 6 months of specialized experience equivalent to the
GS-03 to qualify for the GS-04.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience such as administrative,
technical, clerical, military, or other work that involved
following written procedures, rules, or regulations in contacts
with coworkers, supervisors, or members of the public to provide a
service, respond to inquiries, or obtain information.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience such as work with a Federal,
State, municipal, local, or private protective organization that
involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire,
theft, damage, accident, or trespass; or maintaining order and
protecting life. Such experience must have provided a knowledge of
protective systems and techniques. Acceptable experience includes
service in the Armed Service or Coast Guard that involved the
performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis. For
Security Guard positions in the hospital setting, experience as a
psychiatric nursing assistant or a similar position safeguarding
patients is qualifying.
SUBSTITUTING EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Successfully completed 2
years above high school and completed study at an accredited
college or university in any subject is fully qualifying -OR-
Successful completion of training in an accredited technical school
that covered subjects such as physical security procedures, local
laws, or investigative techniques is considered qualifying for
specialized experience at the GS-04.
INVESTIGATION OF FITNESS: A character investigation may be
conducted on applicants selected for employment. The purpose of
such an investigation is to secure evidence of the candidate's
honesty, integrity, general character, and loyalty to the U.S.
Government. Such investigation will be conducted under the security
requirements of the hiring agency.
MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: The duties of these positions require
moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous
nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants:
good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors,
and ability to hear the conversational voice. Agencies may
establish additional, job-related or medical requirements provided
that the specific position(s) involves the arduous or hazardous
duties to which the requirements relate.
Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates
must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade
level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted
Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
NOTE: Competition for Security Guard is restricted by law to
persons entitled to Veteran's Preference as long as such applicants
are available for appointment. FOR APPLICANTS APPLYING UNDER THE
PROVISION OF THE EXCEPTED SERVICE EXAMINING PLAN, CONSIDERATION FOR
THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO APPLICANTS ENTITLED TO VETERANS
PREFERENCE. IF THERE ARE LESS THAN THREE VETERANS AVAILABLE,
NON-PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES MAY BE CONSIDERED.
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using
education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts
(unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that
you meet the educational requirement or substitution.Only
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be
credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show that the education credentials have
been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,