Job Overview

Summary

Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to review and adjudicate background investigations for the purpose of suitability clearances for personnel?  Then consider joining the Office of the Federal Protective Service (FPS), 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.

Duties

Major duties at the full performance level include, but are not limited to:
• Plan, conduct, and adjudicate background investigations to determine suitability of individuals.
• Review and analyze suitability forms and applications.
• Conduct criminal history checks and residence and employment verifications.
• Prepare and track background reports and statistical information.
• Maintain liaisons with other Federal, State, local, and private organizations or agencies.