Job Overview

Summary

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.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-1797-SE-PW-M.  APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.  

This position is located in DHS, US Coast Guard,Eighth District, Prevention Department, Investigation Division, Sector Mobile, Mobile AL.                                                                  

Duties

Incumbent provides expert advice and validated decisions to the Chief, Prevention Department, Captain of the Port(COTP), and Officer in Charge Marine Inspection (OCMI) on matters related to marine casualty investigation. The Senior Marine Investigator serves as the Prevention Department's civilian resident source of investigation program policies, technical expert on marine investigations overseeing and conducting Coast Guard investigations and enforcement actions involving licensed merchant mariners including suspensions and revocation proceeding and settlement agreements.

 

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team.

Typical work assignments include:

* Setting project priorities, program goals, establishes work deadlines, and provides guidance to subordinates.

 * Overseeing the Investigations Division strategic plan including the development and attainment of goals and objectives.

* Managing the division's budget and ensures the investigating officers are properly equipped to carry out assigned duties.

* Mangling and providing quality oversight of data entry into the Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement database; ensuring accurate and timely entry of the investigative results; oversees and takes follow-up actions on safety recommendations submitted as a result of investing findings.

* Assuring that subordinates are trained and fully comply with safety regulations.

* Planning, assigning and reviewing work to develop work improvement plans.

* Effects disciplinary measures, recommending selections, promotions, personnel recognition, providing advice and counseling to worker related to work and other administrative matters. Carrying out Equal Employment Opportunity.

* Conducting Formal Investigations, determines jurisdiction, classification, and level of investigative efforts required.