This position is located in the Security Department, Pinon
Health Center, Pinon, Arizona. The purpose of this position is to
specifically serve as a Security Guard. Incumbent is responsible
for protective services in guarding government buildings, property
and safeguarding occupants, patients and visitors in and around the
hospital and the federal housing area.
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THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-ADVERTISED TO SOLICIT ADDITIONAL
APPLICANTS. APPLICANTS WHO APPLIED PREVIOUSLY NEED NOT REAPPLY
UNLESS SUBMITTING UPDATED AND/OR MISSING INFORMATION.
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.
- Patrols inside and outside of building and the surrounding
facility grounds Checks alarms, locks, fences, or other
- Monitors the identification of individuals. Issues verbal
admonishment or violations or rules and regulations.
- Pursues, identifies and detains persons involved in disturbance
and incident or attempting to resist detainment. Restrain
individuals causing disturbances.
- Coordinates duties involving passing of directions and
information to Police Officers, coordinating emergency responses
between security, fire, and other emergency units. Performs
emergency traffic duties such as enforcing speed limits, directing
traffic and controlling vehicular and pedestrian movement.
- Prepares various written reports such as accident reports
complaints, witness statement, and unsafe conditions of materials
or locations and personal property.
0085 Security Guard
- Guards, Security
Conditions of Employment
Must pass pre-employment examination.
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
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. 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.
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
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.
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/.
You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.
Background Investigation: 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. 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. You may be subject
to a credit check as a part of the background investigation
Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process,
may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation
procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment
will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days
after notification of return to full operations and successfully
obtaining a favorable background investigation.
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.
Incumbent must possess current State Driver's License to operate
In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the
Minimum Qualifications stated below.
GS-04: Candidate must have 6 months of general experience and 6
months of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-03
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; locking doors and gates of entrances and exits to
secure federal buildings; answering alarms and investigating
disturbances; monitoring and authorizing entrance and departure of
employees, visitors, patients and other persons; patrolling
premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion; circulating
among visitors, patients, or employees to preserve order;
responding to medical emergencies, bomb threats, fire alarms, or
intrusion alarms, following emergency response procedures; training
subordinate security officers in rules and procedures;
communicating security status, updates, and actual or potential
problems; and providing leadership to subordinate security
officers. 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
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to
the 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).
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
There are no education requirements.
For positions requiring positive education 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.
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: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation
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,