Police Officer Job in Washington, DC

U.S. Capitol Police


The United States Capitol Police (USCP) safeguards the U.S. Congress, the legislative process, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption, or terrorism. The USCP protects and secures Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional and legislative responsibilities in a safe, secure, and open environment.

This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

United States Citizens who are at least 20 years and 6 months. This position requires a USCP full field background investigation. This vacancy announcement is open continuously for the month. Applications will be considered in the order of receipt.

Apply here: USCP Careers

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Post-Assessment Center Evaluation Applicants who successfully complete all components of the Assessment Center may be scheduled for additional pre-employment testing in the Washington, D.C. area. The additional evaluation consists of the following: o Full Field Background Investigation o Medical Examination o Polygraph Examination o Psychological Examination Failure to successfully pass a full field background investigation and all segments of the pre-employment evaluation process will result in disqualification from further consideration under this Vacancy Announcement. Additional Job Requirements Driving Proficiency — Must be a proficient driver, able to operate a motor vehicle at high speeds, through an obstacle course, in inclement weather, and at times of darkness. Firearm Proficiency — A USCP Police Officer must be willing to carry and maintain proficiency in the use of a firearm. Training will be provided as part of the mandatory basic training for police officers. Uniform and Grooming Standards — A USCP Police Officer will be required to wear a USCP-issued uniform while in duty status. Males must be clean shaven. Hair of male and female officers must be neatly groomed and worn off the uniform collar and tucked under the USCP-issued uniform hat. Shift Work – The USCP operates 7 days per week and 24 hours per day. A Police Officer will be required to work any assigned shift. Duty hours are subject to change to accommodate the needs of the Department; additional duty may be required. Applicants must be willing and able to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Probationary Period – This appointment requires the employee to complete a one-year probationary period. The one-year probationary period begins after completing the mandatory basic training described in this Vacancy Announcement. During the probationary period, the employee’s conduct and performance will be monitored to determine if the employee will be retained.

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