Job Overview



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.

"We Train Those Who Protect Our Homeland." The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) is a unique inter-agency organization that prepares the next generation of law enforcement officers to meet the nation's most pressing security challenges. To see an informational video and learn more about the FLETC's vital Homeland Security Mission, please click here.

This position is located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), Director's Office, Office of Chief Counsel, Legal Training Division, Glynco, GA. The incumbent is responsible for conducting more than 60 basic and advanced legal training courses for law enforcement personnel from over 90 Federal agencies, as well as State and local government entities.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.


Being a legal instructor makes you a valuable member of the FLETC team.  You will serve as one of the Attorney-Advisers assigned to research, develop, design, conduct, deliver, and support law enforcement training provided by the FLETC to its partner organizations and various other customers.  Typical assignments include:

  • Serving as an instructor, subject-matter expert, and program/course developer in the assigned legal program/course areas of law enforcement such as Constitutional Law, Fourth Amendment, Self-incrimination, Federal Court Procedures, Authority and Jurisdiction, Federal Fraud Statues, Federal Firearms Violations, Rules of Evidence, Electronic law and Evidence, Officer Liability, Criminal Law, Obstruction of Justice, Terrorism and National Security Law, False Statements, Courtroom Testimony, Assault, Bribery, and other emerging areas of law.
  • Selecting appropriate instructional methods, equipment and materials, and developing the courses and providing instruction, guidance, and direction to the class in accomplishing specific learning objectives.
  • Conducting advanced export training (off-site) at other Federal, state, and municipal facilities around the country on an as-needed basis (subject to travel while participating in these activities).
  • Overseeing and/or participating in developing/revising course and program materials.
  • Monitoring progress of students, documenting results, and/or recommending remedial and corrective action.
  • Serving as a liaison contact with other programs and agencies concerning course curriculum assessments, student problems, evaluation and remedial procedures.