Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to plan and conduct management analysis projects and applying analytical and evaluative techniques to the identification and consideration of issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature?  Then consider joining the Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), 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.


Major Duties:

  • Plan and conduct a variety of complex Human Capital and Training projects and studies that encompass the analysis and evaluation of the distribution of work among positions and organizations, and the appropriate staffing levels and skills mix.
  • Perform management survey to determine compliance with agency regulations, procedures, sound management practices, and effective utilization of staff.
  • Communicate with employees within the immediate office or in related administrative or support organizations to exchange factual information and provide advice to managers on noncontroversial organization or program related issues and concerns where contacts typically involve such matters as: identification of decision-making alternative; success in meeting goals; or recommendations for resolving administrative problems.
  • Gather information, identify and analyze issues, and develop recommendations to resolve substantive problems of effectiveness and efficiency of work operations.
  • Provide guidance and advice within the organization concerning administrative policies, Human Capital and Training areas of practice, and organizational theories.