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This is a full-time position with the Police Force of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.
The Supreme Court of the United States Police Department is a federal law enforcement agency that derives its authority from United States Code 40 U.S.C. 6121. Established in 1935 for the recently completed Supreme Court Building, the department’s mission is to ensure the integrity of the Constitutional Mission of the Supreme Court of the United States by protecting the Supreme Court, the Justices, employees, guests, and visitors.
Serve as a uniformed police officer with the Supreme Court of the United States. Responsible for providing a full range of police services. We also have specialized units to include: K-9, Threat Assessment, Intelligence, Chembio, Background Investigations, Recruitment and Training Division. Supreme Court Police Officers are primarily responsible for protecting the Chief Justice, Associate Justices, building occupants, and the Court’s building and grounds. Additional responsibilities include Courtroom security, dignitary protection, emergency response, and providing assistance to building visitors.
- Vision requirements: For distance, corrected 20/20 or better binocularly with at least 20/40 in each eye. Uncorrected distant visual acuity should be 20/100 or better binocularly.
- Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
- Body fat will be measured by skinfold calipers at the time of medical exam. Males must be 20% or under and females must be 24% or under.
- Employment is subject to successful completion of a medical exam, which includes rigorous fitness standards.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See: www.sss.gov
- U.S. Citizenship
- Medical exam consists of blood work, drug screening, height, weight, stress test, EKG, vision, hearing, and body fat.
Qualification & Experience:
- Applicants who possess prior military service must have been separated under honorable conditions (honorable discharge).
- A Bachelor’s degree (or being within six months of graduation) is required.
- A high school diploma is required.
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 21 years of age, but not yet 37 years of age at the date of appointment (this position is covered under federal law enforcement retirement provisions, which stipulate mandatory retirement at age 57 after at least 20 years of service). The maximum age may be waived with prior qualifying federal law enforcement service under the same retirement system.
- Applicants must have no record of felony convictions, and must not currently be involved in any pending criminal charges.
- Applicants must be mature, reliable, skilled in oral and written communication, and have excellent interpersonal skills.
- A Bachelor’s degree (or being within six months of graduation) OR at least one year prior experience as a sworn police officer is required.
- Prior experience as a sworn police officer (of at least a year) with a thorough knowledge of law enforcement techniques and practices may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
Company: Supreme Court of the United States
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Information Technology
Job Category: Government
Application Deadline: N/A