Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to develop policies, procedures, and standards related to current and emerging communication technologies?  Then consider joining the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, 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.


•              Track expenditures, advising management on relocation of funds and developing methods for collecting, analyzing, and presenting statistical, financial, cost and/or performance data;

•              Help staff with personnel issues to include performance plans and hiring actions

•              Support administrative processes to include standard operating procedures and task management in support of division processes;

•              Review correspondence and  responses to higher headquarter queries, activity reports and presentations on emergency communications program planning and evaluation for senior management;

•              Assign work to subordinates, set priorities, give advice, counsel employees, and develop performance standards and evaluate performance of subordinates

•              Oversee contractor performance and budget, and develop contract-related documentation to include scoping of tasks, analysis of work products, and statements of work;

•              Manage external outreach functions to public safety and national security communities to advance the understanding and use of the Office of Emergency Communications products and services.