Police Job for the U.S. Capitol Police in Washington DC
$60,615-$60,615 Per Year
1 week ago
Must be a United States citizen.
Must meet position age requirements.
Must possess and maintain a valid U.S. driver's license.
Must show evidence of responsible driving in the last three years.
Male applicants must be registered for Selective Service.
Travel for hiring assessments and training is at applicant's expense.
Must successfully complete a full field background investigation.
Polygraph, medical assessment, criminal, credit, and tax check required.
Must successfully complete all required training.
Must successfully complete a probationary period.
Candidates must meet the following requirements to be minimally qualified for this position: U.S. Citizenship-Only United States Citizens will receive consideration.
Qualified applicants will be required to provide proof of citizenship early in the selection process.
Naturalized citizens must be able to participate and complete a holistic and verifiable background investigation of their personal and professional background.
Age Requirements-Applicants must be at least 21 years old at time of appointment and not older than 39.
Sworn officer positions with the USCP are subject to the mandatory retirement provisions of the Capitol Police Retirement Act which require officers to separate/retire from the USCP by age 60.
As a result of the mandatory retirement requirement, you may be older than age 39 only if you are currently serving in-or you previously served in-a Federal civilian law enforcement position that is subject to the mandatory retirement (by age 60) rules AND the years of law enforcement you already served PLUS the prospective/expected years of USCP law enforcement service will allow you to accumulate at least 20 years of combined total Federal law enforcement service by age 60.
Education-Must possess a high school diploma or GED, as well as a minimum of 60 semester hours (college-earned credit from an accredited college or university) or 2 years of active duty military service with at least a General (under honorable conditions) discharge or 5 years of prior creditable law enforcement experience.
If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your unofficial transcript with your application.
If you are qualifying based on military service, submit a copy of your DD214.
Valid Driver's License-Applicants must possess a valid U.S. driver's license that has not been revoked or under suspension for the past three (3) years.
Criminal History Check-Must successfully pass a comprehensive criminal history check of the past 10 years.
A criminal history check will be performed on all qualified applicants.
USCP Police Officers are required to possess a firearm and ammunition.
Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition and are ineligible for the position.
Credit Check-Must successfully pass a credit check.
Applicants must not be in default or delinquent on any Federal guaranteed student loans.
Selective Service Registration-Male applicants must provide verification of registration with the Selective Service System or must verify exemption from the Selective Service System registration because of age or military status.
Female applicants are exempt from Selective Service System registration.
https://www.sss.gov/Registration/check-a-Registration/Verifcation-Form Fingerprint Check-Applicants' fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for a check of the criminal history record.
Background Investigation-Must successfully complete all components of the USCP full field background investigation.
There are few automatic grounds for rejection in the USCP background investigation process.
Issues of misconduct, such as illegal drug use, arrests, or convictions may not be automatically disqualifying.
However, deliberate misstatements, omissions, or intentionally withholding required information at any phase of the hiring process will result in a candidate's disqualification regardless of the nature or reason for the misstatement or omission.
The primary reason candidates fail a background investigation is due to deliberately withholding or omitting material facts.
Providing false and/or misleading information may be grounds for removal from the application and selection process.