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Security Guard

Company: Department Of Health And Human Services
Location: Crownpoint
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Summary

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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Responsibilities

  • 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 directives.
  • 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 emergencies).
  • Performs emergency traffic duties when required, such as enforcing speed limits, directing traffic and controlling the movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

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0085 Security Guard

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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 12/31/1959

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

Qualifications

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.

Education

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 website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.

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, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Keywords: Department Of Health And Human Services, Rio Rancho , Security Guard, Other , Crownpoint, New Mexico

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