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Department of Veteran Affairs: Police Officer Closing Date: June 12, 2023


$48,536 - $70,332 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 5 - 6


  • 3 vacancies in the following location:
  • Detroit


Serves as a Police Officer ensuring a safe and secure environment across all VA administrations and properties within various settings, including a variety of jurisdictional environments, such as VHA Medical Centers and facilities, Inpatient Clinics, Outpatient Clinics, and domiciliaries throughout the United States. This position serves as a vital part of the VA Police Services often serving as the face of the VA and as the first person a Veteran or visitor encounters when entering a VA facility. The incumbent provides security and assistance to Veterans, patients, employees, contractors, volunteers, affiliates, visitors, and others who frequent VA facilities daily. The incumbent is expected to empathize, engage, and communicate with all individuals they encounter to ensure a positive outcome and the safety of the facility and all its occupants.

Serves as a Police Officer carrying out responsibilities where most work is performed on Veterans Affairs Departmental properties, which includes any properties owned, leased, or licensed to VA. Provides policing services in a variety of jurisdictional environments where each type of jurisdiction (Exclusive, Concurrent and Proprietorial) has different enforcement rules and requires Police Officers to understand the complexities and legally apply the correct set of laws, regulations, and processes.

Work Schedule: 10 hour Rotating shifts, weekends and holidays.

Position Description Title/PD#: Police Officer/PD99926A and PD99926B

Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

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Opening Date: 05/12/2023  
Closing Date: 06/12/2023  

Contact Person: Deputy Chief Jeremy Kenyon  
Telephone: 313-576-3375  
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