Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to oversee and support the development, administration and implementation of all programs in compensation and pay administration for NPPD?  Then consider joining the Office of the Under Secretary, 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.


  • Providing expert advice and guidance to management, employees, and union officials on work schedules, hours of work requirements and flexibility, annual, sick, restored and compensatory leave, and premium pay entitlements associated with various work schedule scenarios.
  • Providing expert advice and guidance on leave audits, including annual, sick, restored, and compensatory leave for the Agency.
  • Advising on setting and adjusting pay for new and continuing employees which includes but not limited to: special salary rates, pay limitations, allowances, grade and pay retention, severance pay, recruitment and retention flexibility, back pay and settlement of claims.
  • Working with clients and customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations.
  • Develops Agency guidance and procedures relating to the various programs, but not limited to administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), overtime, Sunday and holiday pay, and night differential.