Website U.S. Department of State
The Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (BVAMC) is an integral part of the Medical community that provides acute, tertiary, medical, and surgical care to Veterans of Alabama. The Medical Center provides care to a veteran population of 420,000 in Alabama and treats approximately 57,000 unique veterans annually. The medical center serves as a referral center for this area with 138 operating beds with care provided in almost all medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
- Prepares, conducts, and reviews performance evaluations; takes disciplinary actions; and identifies and conducts specific designated training.
- Approves and monitors leave requests. Evaluates officers and other staff in performance reviews, and coordinates evaluations with the Captain.
- Performs various law enforcement and administrative functions throughout VA.
- Responds to highly dangerous and active crimes in progress and makes independent decisions to takes, directs, and coordinates immediate steps to preserve life and property.
- Performs a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over other law enforcement policing staff. Serves as a watch commander or administrative lieutenant at the geographic area level.
- Manages, supervises and coordinates the VHA, PS law enforcement activities for designated assigned area.
- Oversees human resources activities; and leads, prioritizes, assigns, reviews, approves, and disapproves employees’ assignments and related assignments.
- Supervises a team of police lieutenants, sergeants, police officers, detectives and other law enforcement staff, who carry out day-to-day, routine crime suppression and investigative functions.
- Provides leadership in protecting Veterans, volunteers, and others on Departmental property, U.S. officials, other individuals, and him or herself during any given situation against threats to personal safety when force becomes necessary to enforce laws and regulations.
- Conducts or coordinates long- and short-term investigations when solutions cannot be achieved during a normal patrol shift. Evaluates crime prevention programs and recommending changes to reduce opportunities for theft, assault, illegal entry, or other kinds of violations.
- Oversees the functions of the patrol officers and detectives to ensure compliance with the Department policies, procedures, regulations and standards.
- Monitors and reviews the status and progress of the work and makes workload adjustments to ensure the workload is balanced.
- All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drugs use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
- May serve a probationary period
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
- Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs
- Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
- A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc
Qualification & Experience:
- One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Company: U.S. Department of State
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Birmingham, AL, US
Application Deadline: N/A