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.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

This position is located in the U.S. Coast Guard, Office of International Acquisition, Acquisition Directorate (CG-922), in Washington, D.C.

Note:  Currently this position is located at 2100 2nd Street, SW, Washington, DC.  In the Fall of 2013, this position will relocate to new facilities being constructed at the historic St. Elizabeth's west campus located at 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Washington DC 20593.  The historic campus is currently under renovation and will eventually serve as the new DHS Consolidated Headquarters Campus.  Information on this new site can be found on the Coast Guard web page at, and at GSA's web site


The incumbent of this position serves as an FMS Case Manager and Program Analyst, responsible for executing assigned FMS cases to include program financial planning, budgeting and reconciliation functions.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:

  • Developing Price and Availability data, Financial Analysis Worksheet, Estimated Payment Schedule, Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) data, and other information required by potential foreign purchasers and U.S. government entities.
  • Providing project management support to the Office of International Acquisition in the implementation, execution, and reconciliation of all USCG Security Assistance programs as specified in Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA).
  • Exercising fiduciary oversight of all financial aspects of FMS cases in order to ascertain that the materials or services are delivered within the case delivery date(s) and within case value.
  • Promoting USCG acquisition program through various outreach activities and research,
  • Identifying emerging issues in order to prepare a range of options and possible courses of action for both intra and/or interagency consideration.