Job Title:IMMIGRATION SERVICES ASSISTANT (OA)
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Citizenship and Immigration Services
Job Announcement Number:CIS-PJN-817717-ESC
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|$31,315.00 to $50,431.00 / Per Year|
|Monday, January 14, 2013 to Friday, January 18, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|5 vacancies in the following location:|
Saint Albans, VT United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system. Visit us at http://www.uscis.gov/.
Everyday our Immigration Services Assistants (OA), support the Operations Services Process by supporting the Immigration Services Officers, they manage correspondence, maintain customer support, provide security checks in accordance with all applicable DHS/USCIS laws and policies, and track, research, collect, correlate and analyze data in order to prepare reports.
This position of IMMIGRATION SERVICES ASSISTANT (OA) starts at a salary range of $31,315.00 (GS-05 step 1) through $40,706 (GS-05 step 10), with promotion potential to GS-07. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member the Vermont Service Center, St. Albans, VT OR Essex, VT within DHS US Citizenship and Immigration Services.NOTE: Vermont Service Center, St. Albans or Essex Junction, VT; The vacancy announcement shows the location to be St. Albans; however, the Vermont Service Center has two sites, St. Albans and Essex Junction, Vermont. The determination as to what location the position is assigned to has not been made at this time.
Shift work may be required. Shift differential will apply.
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Note: The purpose of this notice is to recruit candidates for full-time permanent and term positions. Competition is open to all individuals who feel they can meet the qualification requirements identified in this vacancy announcement. Candidates who accept term positions may be converted to permanent positions without further competition. Term appointment is not-to-exceed thirteen months; however, it may be extended up to a total of four years without further competition. Selectee(s) for the term position, if currently holding a career or career-conditional appointment, is NOT guaranteed return rights to their former position at the expiration date of the appointment. Please note that if you are offered a term appointment and decline, your name will be removed from further consideration under this announcement. Term employees are eligible to earn leave and generally have the same benefits as permanent employees including health and life insurance, within-grade increases and Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan coverage.
USCIS will not pay relocation expenses.
This position is in the bargaining unit.
This position is not considered "essential" for purposes of reporting to work when the facility might otherwise be closed.
Note: USCIS may fill one or more positions using this vacancy.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National to apply for this position
- Successfully pass a Background Investigation including financial disclosure
- You must pass a drug screening
- Meet relevant experience and/or education requirements
- You must submit resume and supporting documentation
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service