These positions are located within the Police Service at the
Northern Arizona VA Health Care System, in Prescott, Arizona. They
provide traffic control at all entries and exits for Northern
Arizona VA Health Care System, Prescott Campus.
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NOTE: This is a TEMPORARY appointment (not-to-exceed 1 year).
This appointment may be renewed for additional service in
accordance with Agency needs for 1 additional year. Temporary
positions offer health insurance (if the employee is expected to
work at least 130 hours per month for at least 90 days) but do not
offer life insurance or retirement benefits and may be terminated
at any time before the expiration date. The appointment to a
Temporary position does not confer eligibility for promotion or
reassignment to other positions or the ability to be non-
competitively converted to permanent employment.
Duties include but not limited to:
- Maintain a physical presence while monitoring and controlling
ingress/egress to VA property.
- Report any issues to VA Police via radio for informational
purposes only or to request assistance.
- During emergency situations such as vehicle accidents, fires,
etc., contacts emergency service personnel and provides assistance
- Direct and control traffic flow, during peak periods of
congestion to avoid traffic backups and to maintain safety of
vehicles and pedestrians.
- When conducting screening duties, asks agency-approved
pre-screening questions regarding COVID-19, conduct a non-contact
temperature reading, and follow directions provided per standard
operating procedures for directing screening personnel.
- Communicates and interacts with patients in a manner which is
appropriate to cognitive, emotional, and chronological maturation
needs of the adult and/or geriatric patient.
- Use and respond to radio communications as necessary.
- Access VA computer systems for the purpose of checking e-mails,
conduct on-line training, and other taskings associated to their
- Responsible for the safeguarding and security of that
information following current VA rules and regulations.
- Operates a wide variety of communications systems and related
security equipment, such as computers and the VA Police Security
Work Schedule: Rotating 8-12 hr Shifts
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Security Clerk/PD13156A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
0086 Security Clerical and Assistance
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
- Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to background/security investigation
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all
requirements by the closing date of this announcement,
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal
employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks
must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of
this announcement. The grade may have been in any occupation, but
must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows
your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your
application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective
date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you
possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In
this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly
demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.
Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal
employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees
applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA)
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as
- GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Possess six months of general experience at
the next lower grade level to fully qualify for this position.
General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office,
or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular
knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of this position.
- Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required
experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you
must have .Successfully completed one year of education above high
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this
- Customer Service
- Organizational Stewardship
- Technical Competence
- Technology Application
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; religions; 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 will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of
work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis
of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants
wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly
the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position
and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements: Work requires physical exertion such as
long periods of standing, walking, bending and similar activities
and occasional lifting and carrying of objects of 25 pounds or less
such as temporary traffic signs and traffic cones. Callback and
emergency posts are frequently required. Additionally, callback and
emergency posts may be required during periods of increased
National Threat Levels or other local incidents.
For more information on these qualification standards, please
visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are
basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification
requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency
with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
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