POSTAL POLICE OFFICER

United States Postal Service - Newark, NJ (30+ days ago)3.6


United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10194900

If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the

examination may be limited.

Branch

Newark Division

Job Posting Period

05/15/2018 - 05/21/2018

This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being

invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title

POSTAL POLICE OFFICER

Facility Location

Frankin & Walnut STS RM 500

Newark, NJ 07101-5901

DOMICILED AT 2 Federal Square Room 500, Newark NJ 07101-0509

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Position Information

TITLE: POSTAL POLICE OFFICER (B)

FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt

OCCUPATION CODE: 2335-24XX

NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES

HOURS: VARIES

SALARY RANGE: 34,038.00 - 58,140.00 USD Annually

FINANCE NUMBER: 338101

BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies.

We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer

contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

Persons Eligible to Apply

This position is restricted to applicants eligible for veteran’s preference. Applicants who are not entitled to veteran’s
preference may be considered only when preference eligible applicants are not available for appointment.

All applicants must apply on line at www.usps.com/employment. Paper or Emailed Applications for Employment will not be

accepted in person or by email. You must have a valid email address to apply for this position. Communication regarding

employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email.

NOTE: We will communicate with you by email concerning your application, so it is very important that you are able to

receive our messages. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list right away to allow

correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email

address!

@usps.gov @psionline.com @geninfo.com

EXAM REQUIRED: If you are invited to take this test, instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once you

successfully submit your online application. Please ensure you can receive messages from our test vendor and follow

instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity!

NOTICE TO CURRENT NON-CAREER POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEES - Current non-career Postal Service employees

who wish to apply for this vacancy must go to usps.com/employment and use your existing eCareer Profile to apply. Do not

log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browser before going to usps.com/employment.

Functional Purpose

In connection with property owned, occupied, or controlled by the Postal Service, enforces Federal laws and regulations for

the protection of persons and property, consistent with statutory and regulatory authority, ensures safety and security of

personnel, customers, property, and mail.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Carries a firearm and other law enforcement equipment while on duty; uses reasonable force when necessary.

2. Maintains a log of all incidents reported and completes reports as needed.

3. Performs patrol duty, as assigned, on foot or by motor vehicle within jurisdictional authority in connection with property

owned or occupied by the Postal Service.

4. Responds to emergency situations (e.g., burglaries, robberies, natural disasters, medical emergencies, Postal Service

vehicle accidents); assists with evacuating employees in the facility during emergencies and drills.

5. Controls access to property owned or occupied by the Postal Service including direction of vehicle traffic; enforces the

regulations for conduct on Postal Service property, and where authorized, writes citations for violations of these regulations;

ensures compliance with security and safety policies and procedures.

6. Makes arrests in accordance with jurisdictional authority.

7. Testifies in court proceedings or at administrative hearings.

8. Makes contact with postal managers and other employees to enhance Postal Inspection Service community policing, crime

prevention, and security efforts. Reports threats against employees and security breaches. Acts as a visible deterrent to

criminal attack.

9. Conducts preliminary fact finding in connection with emergency response. Reports preliminary fact findings to appropriate

authority for any necessary investigation.

10. Utilizes accepted law enforcement tactics to respond to active shooter incidents on property owned or occupied by the

Postal Service.

11. Performs other job related tasks in support of the primary duties.

SUPERVISION

Postal Police Supervisor, Postal Police Tour Supervisor, or Postal Police Manager

The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and

experience the following requirements:
Requirements

1. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

DOCUMENT DATE: October 20, 2017

FUNCTION

In connection with property owned, occupied, or controlled by the Postal Service, enforces Federal laws and regulations for

the protection of persons and property, consistent with statutory and regulatory authority, ensures safety and security of

personnel, customers, property, and mail.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) that are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the

position. Individuals must demonstrate a minimum level of their proficiency through successful completion of the applicable

testing and interview procedure(s).

1. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply written instructions, policies, and regulations. 2. Ability to communicate and

interact professionally with employees and customers. 3. Ability to communicate in writing sufficient to prepare reports which

present information in a clear, concise manner with proper grammar and punctuation. 4. Ability to critically evaluate

situations to identify alternative solutions. 5. Ability to maintain composure when responding to dangerous and volatile

situations. 6. Ability to recall situations sufficient to document information related to ongoing interactions and events. 7.

Ability to anticipate potential situations and reactions of others sufficient to identify and apply appropriate emotional response

(e.g., empathy). 8. Ability to interact and resolve problems and/or disputes with individuals in different cultures and social

groups.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must successfully pass Postal Service Exam 630. In addition, applicants must successfully complete a structured

interview evaluation and writing exercise.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must successfully complete the Postal Police Officer Basic Training.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must meet minimum physical ability requirements as measured by a physical ability assessment.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS

1. Applicants must possess a valid state driver’s license and have a safe driving record for two (2) years or more.

2. Applicants must obtain and maintain certification in First Aid / Basic Life Support in accordance with US Postal Inspection

Service Standards.

3. Applicants must obtain and maintain qualification and proficiency in the use of firearms in accordance with US Postal

Inspection Service Standards.

4. Applicants must be willing to submit to a High Risk Background Investigation (BI). This investigation requires, among other

things, completion of a questionnaire and fingerprinting for a criminal records check. The investigation may require a drug

test. The successful applicant will be required to meet and maintain the requirements of this level of background investigation

while holding this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans'
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or
selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This
request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation
needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.