U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide SECURITY GUARD in Misawa AFB, Japan

U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Few vacancies in the following location:
  • Misawa AFB, Japan
Work Schedule is Full Time - Term NTE NTE 18 APR '

Opened Thursday 12/1/2016 (6 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 12/7/2016 (0 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information on eligibility categories and the documentation requirements. You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50, AND SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if different from your latest SF-50. Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

Employment of People with Disabilities - Schedule A, click here for additional information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

Excepted Service Family Member for Overseas Employment

Family Member Preference for Overseas Employment

Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment


Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

30% Disabled Veterans


The primary purpose of this position is to protect Federal property from hazards such as sabotage, trespass, theft, fire, and accidental or willful damage and destruction.

  • Performs security patrols. Patrols buildings, facilities, or areas to prevent theft or damage to government property. Patrols installation perimeters to detect faulty fences or detection equipment and evidence of trespassing violations. Checks locks, alarms, fences, gates, or other barriers to assure they are closed and locked or open and unlocked, depending on time of day and the conditions that apply. Notifies supervisor and/or Security Forces upon detection of trespassers. Detains and apprehends the individuals if possible, using force if necessary. Responds to violation and duress alarms. Assures that physical barriers and signs are in place and properly maintained. Participates in disaster and riot control situations, and performs first aid. Reports safety hazards and unsafe working conditions to supervisor. Performs closed circuit television surveillance as assigned.

  • Controls personnel access to buildings, facilities, or areas. Monitors the identification of persons entering the buildings, facilities, or areas. Issues visitor passes or denies entrance to persons without proper identification. Responds to inquiries of persons asking for directions or general information. Maintains sign-in and sign-out lists if required. Refers individuals without proper identification to supervisor. Provides escort service as directed by supervisor for individuals who are unauthorized but must visit an area.

  • Performs administrative duties. Enters information into records and updates log books and events logs. Prepares written reports of unusual occurrences, incidents, or conditions and any security violations found during patrols.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • This position requires a SECRET security clearance
  • This position is designated a drug testing position
  • A pre-employment physical exam is required
  • PCS costs WILL NOT be paid
  • Please see Additional Conditions of Employment in this announcement below

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:At least six (6) months of general experience. General experience must include securing and protecting property from hazards such as sabotage, trespass, theft, fire, and accidental or willful damage and destruction.


To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: **

  1. Knowledge of basic security guard work processes to perform routine fixed-post and patrol tasks.

  2. Ability to learn organizational procedures sufficient to perform patrols and monitor the identification of persons entering restricted buildings or areas.

  3. Ability to act decisively in emergency situations.

  4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:**Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.**


  1. This position has been identified as a designated position under the Air Force Drug Testing Plan incumbent(s) of this position are subject to the possibility of a random drug test.

  2. Incumbent must be qualified in the use of required weapons, as the incumbent may be required to use firearms in performing duties.

  3. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of the position.

  4. Must pass an initial pre-employment medical examination, periodic medical examinations, required physical fitness/physical agility tests, meet established hearing standards and discern colors, contrast, and depth. The incumbent must immediately report to his supervisor any significant medical threshold shifts in health status and/or medication requirements.

  5. Employee is required to obtain and maintain required security clearance.

  6. Must meet applicable civilian dress and appearance standards.

  7. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty, to include nights, weekends, holidays, overtime, rotating shifts, and recall.

  8. May be required to wear protective clothing such as coats, boots, and vest.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Important Overseas Information: Applicants interested in applying for overseas locations please click here to review important information regarding exceptional family member program.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Salary Range: $22,502.00 to $29,252.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0085-03/03

Promotion Potential: 03

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: VRA; 30% Disabled Veterans; Military Spouse and Family members; Individuals with Disabilities, Reinstatement, and ICTAP

Control Number: 458020600

Job Announcement Number: 9T-AFPC-1862325-826471-RCE