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:

    • 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).
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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. 


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


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.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No