Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: DHS Headquarters
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In today's interconnected world our country's security challenges are constantly evolving. To meet these challenges, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fosters a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation. With a diverse and critical mission, we lead the unified national effort to secure America.
The mission of DHS is carried out every day by dedicated men and women who answer the noble call to public service with superior courage. Come be a part of the best in preventing and deterring terrorist attacks, protecting against and responding to potential threats, ensuring safe and secure borders, welcoming immigrants and visitors, and promoting the free-flow of commerce.
For an overview of the diverse responsibilities DHS carries out within the Government, we welcome you to visit our website at http://www.dhs.gov.
The incumbent serves as the Executive Director for the Office of Program Accountability and Risk Management (PARM) and reports directly to the Under Secretary for Management (who also serves as the Department's Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO). PARM's portfolio includes approximately 88 active major programs whose total life cycle costs are valued at approximately $60 billion. These programs vary widely and include: ships and aircraft to secure the maritime and land borders; mobile surveillance; identity credentialing; assets to protect the President; cybersecurity; airport screening and biodefense.
The PARM also provides oversight of the Department Component Acquisition Executives (CAEs). The CAEs are the senior acquisition officials for each of the Departments 7 major components. Components include: Custom and Border Protection (CBP); Transportation and Security Agency (TSA); Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE); Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); United States Coast Guard; Secret Service; and, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Obtain/maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
- A one-year SES probationary period may be required
- If selected, Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure (SF-278) is required