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 http://www.ice.gov/
Who May Apply:
Current Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees in the competitive service who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
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Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Denver Field Office. Duty Location: Grand Junction, CO.
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 Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer you will exercise first-line supervisory and managerial duties and responsibilities over several Deportation Officer positions. Specifically, you will:
- Work with other Federal law enforcement officials to identify, locate and/or apprehend aliens; prepare, present and defend deportation or exclusion proceedings; ensuring the physical removal of aliens from the United States at various stages of their deportation/exclusion proceedings, and conduct surveillance work;
- Prepare investigative reports; and assist in complex, difficult, or sensitive seizures;
- Coordinate travel plans with airlines; negotiating with receiving countries for receipt of deportee; and escorting deportees to their country of citizenship;
- Plan the work to be accomplished by your subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of the work and assign work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees and find ways to improve productivity or increase the quality of the work directed; and
- Evaluate work performance of subordinates; give advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters and develop performance standards and hear and resolve complaints from employees; effect minor disciplinary measures; identify developmental training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training.