Job Title:Mission Support Specialist
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Job Announcement Number:LAG-DRO-1003099-LMA-415
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, December 02, 2013 to
Monday, December 16, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|3 vacancies in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles) |
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
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 http://www.ice.gov/
Who May Apply:
- Current Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service.
- Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.
- Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement.
- Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service will receive consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).
- For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here
Organizational Location: These position are located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Post Order Custody Review Unit and Travel Document Unit. Duty Location: Washington D.C.
THESE ARE NON-BARGAINING UNIT POSITIONS.
Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Ability to pass background investigation and drug screen for fed employment
- Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
- Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Mission Support Specialist you will be responsible for:
- Assisting in providing information on previous contracts for similar supplies and services and providing necessary acquisition administrative functions, which include issues with the acquisition process;
- Developing monthly status reports on ongoing issues at the facilities and preparing detailed descriptions of required supplies or services, and assigning tasking requested by leadership on an ongoing basis.
- Coordinating and performing a wide variety of administrative and management services essential to the operations of the office (including, but not limited to, management and information systems, telecommunications, budget, finance, procurement, human resources, training, logistics, property, space, records and files, printing and graphics, mail, travel, and office equipment);
- Serving as an advisor to management on assigned administrative matters;
- Conducting or participating in the evaluation of administrative programs, systems and methods and identify ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of these services at the local level; and
- Representing the office in dealings with vendors and organizations within the agency that have primary responsibility for these services.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You qualify at the GS-12 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level, performing duties such as:
- Applying (and modifying, if necessary) established practices to specific administrative problems which involve many variables;
- Conducting independent evaluations on administrative functions and preparing study findings, recommendations, and reports;
- Providing advice on a variety of administrative and management programs and procedures;
- Making agreements and commitments at meetings and during telephone discussions in accordance with previously received functions; and
- Performing liaison functions with other organizations, including effectively presenting the organization's needs and establishing harmonious working relations with counterparts.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.
Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using an Assessment Questionnaire. The questions are related to the following fundamental competencies (or Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) needed to perform the duties of this job: Reasoning, Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, Conscientiousness, Cooperativeness, Oral and Written Communication, Teamwork, Technology Applications, and Managing and Organizing Information.
Based on your responses, you will receive a score from the Assessment Questionnaire between 70 and 100. Applicants will be referred for selection in accordance with the terms of the agency merit promotion plan.
ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP/CTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility is on the OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp. To be considered well qualified under ICTAP/CTAP you must earn a score of 85 or above on the rating criteria developed for this position.
Veterans: Certain veterans are eligible to apply as status candidates. For more information, please see: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.