Police OfficerGS-0083-07, 06, 05, 04

$52,749 - $68,569 yearly
  • Marine Corps Civilian Law Enforcement Program MCAS Miramar
  • MCAS Miramar, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Nov 14, 2022
Full time Law Enforcement

Job Description

You will serve as a POLICE OFFICER in the Provost Marshal Office/Marine Corps Police Department of MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR.

These positions are being filled under Direct-Hire Authority for Police Officers based on the severe shortage of candidates needed to fill Police Officer (GS-0083-05 through 09) positions for DoD vacancies worldwide pursuant to Department of Defense Memorandum dated 30-SEP-2019.


  • You will detain those who violate rules, regulations, and pertinent laws on public or private property.
  • You will draft documents (e.g., sworn statements, affidavits, in-depth reports) where the placement of victims, cars, and responsibility are crucial (e.g., homicide, severe accidents).
  • You will perform police patrols via motorized vehicle, walking, boats, or bicycling.
  • You will write technical descriptive documents/reports and perform other law enforcement duties assigned.
  • You will Conduct daily inspections of posts and take immediate action to correct discrepancies noted.
  • You will evaluate situations to respond using the minimum degree of force necessary to neutralize an incident.
  • You will inspect private and commercial vehicles in compliance with established instructions and regulations.
  • You will investigate circumstances or individuals that appear unusual or suspicious to prevent crime.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen. You must be determined suitable for federal employment. You must participate in the direct deposit pay program. You must be at least 18 years of age. You must be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • The DON does not employ individuals for Law Enforcement Officer positions who have been convicted of a crime of domestic violence on or after 27 November 2002. You must submit DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms before appointment.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. You will be required to sign a DD-Form-2760, Qualification to possess firearms or ammunition.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final SECRET security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • You must pass a National Agency Check and local background check.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You must pass a sanctioned physical agility test and medical evaluation and pass periodic re-test as required. You must pass all sanctioned job compatibility/psychological examination.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination. You must meet medical standards for Police Officers in DOD 6055.05M and NMCPHC-TM-OM 6260.
  • You must carry a firearm. You must meet the qualifications and be certified to carry a firearm. You will need to maintain firearm proficiency.
  • If you are conducting law enforcement operations in navigable waters, you must attend the Inland Boat Operator Training Program at FLETC or similar course.
  • You may be required to respond to off base circumstances as directed by the installation commander, in accordance with USMC and DOD policy.
  • You must wear a uniform, maintain program height and weight appearance, and grooming standards per Marine Corps Orders/policies.
  • This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.
  • As first responders to chemical/biological attacks, you must be able to train and wear protective equipment to include mask, suit, boots, and gloves.
  • You must possess and maintain a valid state drivers license and be able to maintain a U.S. Government emergency vehicle operators license.
  • This position does not meet the definition of Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) position and is excluded from coverage as LEO for purposes of the Federal Employment Retirement System-Base Annuity IAW 5 CFR, Part 842, Subpart H.
  • This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.
  • Failure to meet conditions of employment may result in disciplinary action or termination.


In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

GS-07: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-06) or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: maintaining order and protecting life and property; responding to emergency calls, complaints and other calls for service during the watch; subduing and disarming those who are doing violence to other persons; conducting investigative stops; gathering and analyzing facts; seizing and protecting evidence; interviewing witnesses and taking statements; conducting preliminary investigations; advising violators of rights; processing accident scene; determining whether facts warrant apprehension/detention or lesser action, and presenting evidence in court.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/police-series-0083/

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You must be able to use all police equipment, certify in the use of radar detection and alcohol detection equipment, field sobriety tests, expandable or collapsible baton, and obtain other certifications required to accomplish the duties of a law enforcement officer.

This position requires rotating shift work. This position is subject to 24-hour recall and will maintain a 24-hour recall notification number and is required to respond per installation policy/SOP. Call back and emergency overtime are regular requirements of this position. You may be subject to interruptions from meals or other breaks while on duty

You must successfully complete a designated entry level training for USMC Police Officers Course of Instruction (Basic Police Officer Course) conducted at a designated location in an academy setting where candidate will train alongside Marines and you are required to meet all certifications, CPR, AED, DOD and Joint Training regulations. Training may be completed at a regional training facility.

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.


No substitution of education or training may be made for the required specialized experience at the GS-06 level or above.




Chuck Callahan


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