Police Planner

Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Police Planner
Wage/Hr:$46.88Hours/Week:40/weekMinimum Age:55

? This position supports the National Park Service U.S. Park Police and may be performed remotely. ? The NPS Experienced Services Program is a unique partnership created to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The program connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the NPS to provide scientific, technical, and administrative support. ? NPS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 52 weeks. ? A background security investigation may be required prior to the start date. Only those positions with 30+ hours per week are eligible for health insurance benefits; all positions will accrue sick leave. ? The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as ?Enrollees? and are not employees of the NPS or NOWCC. NOWCC is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the program, and the Enrollees work under NPS direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out their mission. NPS ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current; to access new training opportunities; to engage in gainful project-based positions; and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy, and their own financial security.


Minimum of 2 year(s) of experience in drafting policy, technical, or instructional documents; making documents compliant with Section 508 or other digital accessibility standards. OR BA/BS Degree in Law enforcement, public policy, English/writing/editing, or related

  • Experience working with law enforcement agencies on policy matters is preferred but not required; two to five years experience writing, developing, and reviewing policy is required; strong technical writing and grammar skills are required; ability to digitize forms and documents including making existing documents 508 compliant is required; experience with digital publishing or website content generation a plus; successful paralegal experience would be an asset.
  • This person must be very organized, able to successfully multi-task, and able to manage the stress associated with coordinating a variety of projects simultaneously. They should also be comfortable with the collaborative process.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat Pro; Office 365; and Sharepoint is required. Ability to skillfully telework and collaborate using modern software tools.

The enrollee will provide assistance reviewing and recommending changes to United States Park Police (USPP) policy; drafting planning documents and guidance memos; assisting with coordinating the internal policy review process; and other administrative duties as assigned including online filing organization and development of collaborative software such as Google drive and Microsoft Office 365.

  • Writing policy documents which may include working with subject matter experts to draft revisions to existing policy or developing new policy documents for review and approval. This position will spend the vast majority of their time authoring and editing documents, reviewing and developing various forms (including conversion of hardcopy forms to an electronic format); and making existing documents compliant with Section 508 as required by Federal law.   90%
  • Reviewing existing USPP policy documents to ensure currency with applicable departmental, bureau, and existing USPP guidance.   10%

  • Physical requirements: Work is primarily sedentary and performed in an office environment. Candidate must be able to work at a computer for an extended period of time; able to type for long periods of time; comfortable reading and working from a computer screen.

NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC?s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.