Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and regarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigrations 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; and join DHS.

Become a part of one of the most challenging and important missions in the country today.  The Office of Inspector General (OIG) ensures that all of DHS programs and operations are effective and efficient by conducting audits, inspections and carrying out criminal investigations. In our dynamic work environment you will work side by side with special agents, attorneys, auditors, program analysts and IT experts to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse in DHS programs and operations.

Duties

 

As a Congressional Liaison Specialist, you will be responsible for a wide range of activities. Typical assignments include:

·         Drafting and reviewing pertinent materials and advising on legislative matters affecting the mission and responsibilities of the Department.

·         Assisting in the preparation of testimony for the Inspector General for use in appropriations and authorization hearings.

·         Preparing the of the Inspector General's semiannual reports to congress which includes analyzing data and information submitted for inclusion in the reports and; writing and editing the final version of the information to be published.

·         Establishing and maintaining working relationships with Congressional offices and other government agencies, to convey ideas and concepts in a precise manner regarding programs.