Job Overview


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.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to


Who May Apply:

Current Federal employees in the competitive service who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, within the local commuting area.

  • Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement and work within the local commuting area.  (Note: unemployed Interchange Agreement eligibles must reside in the local commuting area.)
  • Veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service will receive consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).
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      Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), National Firearms and Tactical Training Unit (NFTTU). Duty Location: Washington, DC.

      Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

      This is a non-bargaining unit position.

      Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.


      As a Law Enforcement Program Manager, you will;

    • Serve as a Contracting Officer’s Representative for ammunition, firearms, body armor, and/or other law enforcement equipment;
    • Combine the latest technologies in firearms, ammunition and use of force equipment with advances in enforcement technologies, policies and procedures;
    • Develop and executes business practices used to acquire and distribute law enforcement commodities;
    • Resolve policy issues through developing and analyzing recommendations, conducting cost-benefit analyses and preparing option papers for discussion and resolution on matters that impact the agency firearms and use of force programs; and
    • Responsible for a broad spectrum of complex policies, programs and projects, which affect the activities of all members of the ICE law enforcement and armed officer workforce.