Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to analyze, evaluate, and support major stakeholder engagement and outreach programs related to improving public safety emergency communications? Then consider joining the Partnerships Branch of the Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C), 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.


At the GS-12 level, you will work under closer supervision and assignments will be less complex. At the full performance level GS-13, duties will include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Develop and maintain guidance documents, templates, handouts, media, and materials that capture and relate best practices to facilitate progress toward emergency communications goals and objectives.
  • Provide guidance on best use of present resources and assist in planning of future resource needs.
  • Develop and promote good working relationships at the Federal, State, local and/or tribal government levels with key individuals or groups to ensure emergency communications goals and objectives are met.
  • Apply qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of complex short- and long-range goals of the Office, developing detailed plans for implementing them, and overseeing implementation of the goals.