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.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/

Who May Apply:
  • Current Federal employees in the competitive service who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.
  • Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement.
  • Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service will receive consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).
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Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Headquarters, Assistant Director for Law Enforcement Systems, Statistical Tracking Unit located in Washington, D.C.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

THIS IS A NON-BARGAINING UNIT POSITION. 

Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.

Duties

As a Statistician in the Statistical Tracking Unit, you will:

  • Plan, initiate, formulate, research, coordinate, control, implement and, as necessary, modify major statistical studies and/or continuing projects as assigned;
  • Lead team(s) of subordinate statisticians and subject matter specialists/technical support personnel assigned to such studies/projects;
  • Serve as a consultant and advisor to top level subject matter program specialists or agency officials responsible for broad administrative or operational programs;
  • Be responsible for the establishment of technical regulations and instructions for the conduct of statistical work related to assigned programs; and
  • Be responsible for the technical accuracy, adequacy, and professional reliability of such studies and projects.