Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to provide maintenance of a secure environment and provide a wide range of security services that further impacts the protection of assets, reducing violence and other crimes against the federal community?  Then consider joining the Federal Protective Services (FPS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Come work with the best to prevent and deter terrorist attacks, protect against and respond to potential threats, ensure safe and secure borders, welcome immigrants and visitors, and promote the free-flow of commerce.  This mission of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is carried out every day by the dedicated men and women who answer the noble calling of public service with courage and enthusiasm.  With a diverse and critical mission, we lead the unified national effort to secure America.  In today's interconnected world, our country's security challenges are constantly evolving.  To meet these challenges, DHS fosters a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation.

In Headquarters, we coordinate, plan, and guide the Department's work across all DHS components.  You could enjoy a career that includes research, administration and management, legal work, budget and finance, cyber security, infrastructure protection and intelligence analysis.  Our services touch every U.S. citizen, and our goal is to secure our country across land and sea.  Come join the team who is "Proud to Protect".  

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM: All U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement should the need arise.


The salary range for each location is as follows:
Bloomington, MN: $102,449 to $133,182
El Paso, TX: $96,690 to $125,695


  • Manage and supervise Federal Protective Services (FPS) programs and personnel responsible for the security and law enforcement of Federal facilities.
  • Collaborate with FPS Regional and Headquarters offices to develop and implement long-range strategic and tactical plans to improve the effectiveness of various law enforcement and security measures.
  • Participate as subject-matter expert in regional, national, and inter-agency study groups for resolving problems with existing security directives.