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.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system. Visit us at http://www.uscis.gov/.

Everyday our Equal Employment Specialists (Disability Accommodations) provide guidance to supervisors and employees on complex issues or problems involving disability accommodations, in accordance with Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act and relevant regulations, guidance, and case law.


This position of EQUAL EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST (DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS) starts at a salary of $60,827.00 (GS-11 step 1), with promotion potential to $115,742.00 (GS-13 step 10).  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Inclusion, Washington, DC OR Bloomington, MN within DHS US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

 

Status candidates may also apply through: CIS-911984-EOI.

 

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USCIS will not pay relocation expenses.
This position is not in the bargaining unit.
This position is not considered "essential" for purposes of reporting to work when the facility might otherwise be closed.

Note: USCIS may fill one or more positions using this vacancy.

Duties

The duties described are for the full-performance (GS-13) level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence, and of limited complexity.

As an Equal Employment Specialist (Disability Accommodations), your duties will include the following:

  • Provide guidance to supervisors and employees on complex issues or problems involving disability accommodations, in accordance with Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act and relevant regulations, guidance, and case law.
  • Provide recommendations to supervisors on whether they should grant or deny requests for Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act disability accommodations.
  • Provide guidance to supervisors and employees on how to identify creative/alternative Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act reasonable accommodations.
  • Identify triggers/barriers to identifying and implementing reasonable accommodations for employees, job applicants, and customers with disabilities.
  • Develop and deliver training on Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, to different audiences.