National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Jobs – Chief of Police

Website National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Job Description:

Police Officers ensure compliance with Federal laws and Agency rules and regulations pertaining to law enforcement work. They maintain law and order; protect civil rights; carry firearms; provide assistance in emergency situations; investigate criminal activity and misconduct; and safeguard NGA personnel and assets. They also conduct patrols; prevent and detect violations; prepare accident and incident reports; and conduct searches, interviews, and briefings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Direction and oversight of a diverse workforce of over 150 personnel (i.e., government personnel).
  • Management and accountability of controlled and sensitive property (i.e., firearms, CBRNE equipment, vehicles, uniforms, IT and communication systems, and other related law enforcement equipment).
  • Senior representative at IC, DoD, and federal/state/local activities related to police operations, law enforcement, safety, and security;
  • Key contributor in the identification of education, development, certification, and training requirements for all assigned police officers, to include special units (i.e., canine, rapid response).
  • Oversight and management of the performance of full-range of security operations and law enforcement duties within the confines of NGA installations and facilities, to include criminal investigations/inquiries, enforcement of federal laws, and advise off-site security managers.
  • Manage highly-complex, sensitive, or ambiguous challenges facing police officers; and ensures workforce upholds NGA’s Core Values.

Job Requirements:

  • Per the Lautenberg Amendment, individuals who have been convicted of domestic violence, or are the Subject of a restraining/protective order for domestic violence, are not eligible for employment or assignment as a NGA Police Officer.
  • In applying for this position, the applicant consents to and authorizes NGA to perform a preliminary criminal and driving record background check via NCIC, NLETS, and D-DEX to determine eligibility and suitability as a police officer.
  • As mandated by DoD Instruction 5525.15, Police Officers must successfully complete an NGA accepted police academy in order to continue employment with NGA.
  • Prior to being selected for this position, applicants who are not currently NGA Police Officers will have to successfully complete a written entrance examination, police interview, NGA Police Physical Ability Test (PAT), and initial physical by the NGA Medical Unit. Applicants may also be subject to a psychological examination.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any field, preferably Liberal Arts or the Physical Sciences, or a related field.
  • Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in option A, plus applied experience in the intelligence field, imagery analysis, the use of current GIS tools, or a related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work.
  • As a rule, 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of coursework is equivalent to one year of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a police force at the Branch level (i.e., Police Officers through Majors).
  • Demonstrated leadership through personnel development, conflict management, and transparent communications.
  • Demonstrated experience managing business, budget, resources, or a program at an office/division or law enforcement command staff level or higher.
  • Demonstrated history of character, professionalism and integrity in alignment with NGA core values.

Job Details:

Company: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Hagerstown, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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