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.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to .

Who May Apply

  • All U.S. citizens

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Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Director, Privacy and Records Office; Duty Location: Washington, DC.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.


As the Supervisory Privacy Compliance Specialist (Deputy Privacy Officer) for the ICE Privacy and Records Office, while supervising a staff of Privacy Compliance Specialists and other staff members, you will manage the daily operations of the ICE Privacy Unit, identifying privacy issues related to ICE programs, the application of appropriate privacy policies in accordance with federal privacy law and DHS policies developed.  Specifically, you will:

  • Manage all the major projects in the development of System of Record Notices, Privacy Threshold Analyses, Privacy Impact Assessments, and other analysis documents including providing training on the drafting and review of these documents, supporting issuance of Security Authorizations and any exceptions or waiver requests under Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Exhibit 53 and Exhibit 300 budgetary process relating to privacy reviews;
  • Prepare reports and documents and serve as an expert in the area of privacy concerns, and identify and plan corrective and remedial measures;
  • Coordinate, develop, review, and implement approved privacy policies and procedures within ICE and coordinate with the Office of the Chief Information Officer to identify and mitigate privacy risks at all stages of the system development life cycle;
  • Plan the work to be accomplished by subordinate personnel; provide guidance, direction, and evaluate performance of HQ staff personnel; adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of the work; hear and resolve complaints from employees; effect minor disciplinary measures; identify developmental training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training; find ways to improve productivity or increase the quality of the work directed; and/or develop performance standards; and
  • Represent the Privacy Unit in meetings and conferences with representatives of privacy industry, including internal and external constituents, including the media, industry stakeholders, private organizations, and other federal, state, local, tribal and territorial agencies on policy issues relating to individual privacy.