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.

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.  

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-2062-WE-NC-M.  APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.  

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U. S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Pacific Area, Operations Division, Response Branch, in Alameda, CA.

Duties

The incumbent will lead the development, implementation, measurement, and refinement of Nuclear Ballistic Submarine (SSBN) Transit Protection System (TPS) strategy, policy, doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP); and to lead the development of Pacific Area guidance.

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

  • Providing technical support and subject matter expertise to Pacific Area
  • Conducting data gathering to assess unit characteristics, requirements, needs, goals, and opportunities related to TPS mission
  • Reviewing new or revised legislation, regulations, and policies for impact on the SSBN TPS program
  • Applying technical expertise to managing complex consulting projects
  • Providing research management support and developing annual budget proposals
  • Establishing and tracking measures of effectiveness to determine the degree to which the TPS program is achieving its mission goals and the cost of achieving these goals