Security Guard Job in BOISE, ID

Vacancy No. FA Merit-2018-0049 Department Bureau of Land Management
Salary $33,394.00 to $43,414.00 Grade 05 to 05
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 7/13/2018 Close Date 7/23/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 07/13/2018 to 07/23/2018

  • Salary

    $33,394 to $43,414 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Work Schedule is Full-Time.

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - This is a permanent position.


2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number

FA Merit-2018-0049

Control number


  • Duties



    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.

    This position is located at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho. Information about the Boise area can be found at

    This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

    Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

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    • Performs entry control duties at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).
    • Writes visitor passes and maintains visitor log and security log.
    • Conducts vehicle and foot patrol of NIFC, NIFC Aircraft Ramp and the Boise District Office.
    • Responds to emergencies and renders first aid.
    • Investigates and documents suspicious activity and abnormal situations.
    • Writes clear and concise security incident reports to document incidents.
    • Cordons crime scenes, protects evidence, and detains suspects awaiting arrival of proper authorities.
    • Monitors access to restricted areas and equipment such as the aircraft ramp and parked aircraft.
    • Operates and monitors Closed Circuit Television Surveillance systems.
    • Operates motor vehicles in all lighting conditions. A valid state driver’s license is required.
    • Uses personal computer and various software programs for normal business operations.
    • Provides assistance and direction to employees and visitors as needed.
    • Monitors alarms and dispatches patrol to alarms.
    • Performs security checks during non-duty hours.
    • This is a 24/7 operation and the applicant must be available to work the day, swing, or midnight shift.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    - All current or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility within the local commuting area.

    - Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles

    - CTAP/ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area.

    - Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities

    Competition for Security Guard positions are restricted by law to persons entitled to Veterans’ Preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment.

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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