Customs & Border Protection (CBP): Securing America’s Borders The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS. Discover a challenging and rewarding career with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation’s borders. At CBP, we: Secure and facilitate trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products Prevent unauthorized entry into the country Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border For more information about CBP’s mission, activities, and careers see www.cbp.gov. Find us on Twitter at @CBP and @CBPJobs. Find us on LinkedIn at U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Facilities and Asset Management ORS Regional Management Office, located in Washington, DC. Law enforcement positions are expected to report to their duty station on a daily basis. However, due to COVID-19, some positions in CBP are currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, and you are given an entrance on duty date you will be provided additional information on the reporting requirements of your position. This position starts at a salary of $106,823.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $138,868.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $138,868 (GS-13 Step 10). Typical duties include: Serving as an emergency management specialist for accomplishing Emergency Preparedness Initiatives, to include Emergency Preparedness/Response, Continuity of Operations (COOP), Incident Management, and Risk Management with the ability to communicate at the executive- levels and have relevant subject matter expertise to guide emergency preparedness and response/recovery efforts. Implementing national level guidance to ensure compliance with DHS standards, guidelines, or policies. Addresses workforce vulnerabilities through enhanced plans and procedures, and initiates COOP/Readiness related training program for OFAM personnel. Assessing, inspecting, or evaluating emergency management processes, plans, standard operating procedures, or guidance for compliance with established emergency management directives, regulations, policies, civil rights laws, standards, and guidance. Developing emergency functions and continuity planning for the prioritization, assessment, risk management, and monitoring of OFAM’s assets necessary to execute CBP’s missions.
How To Apply
To begin your online application, click “Apply Online” to create a USAJOBS account and follow the prompts or log in to your existing account. Your application packet must include a completed assessment questionnaire, a resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation. Please see the “Required Documents” section for additional information. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English. If you are unable to apply online or need to submit a document you do not have in electronic form, visit this link for more information regarding an Alternate Application process. Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. You may apply more than once, but the most recent application is the only one that will be used. You must submit your resume, your online questionnaire, and any supporting documents by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 09/23/2022. It is your responsibility to verify that any information entered or uploaded is received and is accurate. Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application. Determining your eligibility and qualifications is dependent on the supporting documentation and information provided, which may impact your referral for further consideration. If a document is not legible, you will not be able to view it in your application and you must again upload it by the closing date. Please upload your resume under “Resume” and any other applicable supporting documents mentioned above under the appropriate Document Type. If your Document Type is not listed, upload as “Other.” Due weight will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards in merit promotion selection decisions in accordance with 5 CFR 335.103(b)(3). DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information go to the DHS Careers website and select “Benefits.” Disabled veteran leave will be available to any Federal employee hired on or after November 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. View common definitions of terms in this announcement.