Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to lead a global effort to better align training and professional development programs with the Directorate's business goals?  Then consider joining the Office of Office of Resource Administration (ORA), Office of the Under Secretary (OUS), 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.


Major Duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead efforts to better align training and development programs with the Agency's business goals
  • Perform all personnel-related process for the Professional Development & Training (PD&T) office
  • Responsible for full implementation of program services that make a significant contribution to staff retention and career development
  • Develop strategic learning opportunities for the Agency and identify targeted and measurable training for all Agency employees
  • Oversee and ensure significant progress in utilizing individual development plans to ensure a properly trained and mission capable workforce