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.

Discover a challenging and rewarding career with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders.  At CBP, we:

  • Secure and facilitate trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws
  • Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products
  • Prevent unauthorized entry into the country
  • Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border

For more information about CBP's mission, activities, and careers, please visit our website at:

Who May Apply: Current U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employees with competitive status or serving under a VRA appointment.

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Organizational Location:  This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Chief Counsel located in Miami, FL. 

Note:  One or more selections may be made using this job opportunity announcement.


  • Receives, analyzes, investigates and recommends action on submissions in connection with administrative and judicial cases
  • Examines and evaluates requests for information under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts
  • Prepares analysis and evaluation of all available material and determines its sufficiency to a support CBP authoritative position
  • Provides information and makes recommendations and justifies the CBP's legal position in regard to legal challenges to agency's actions
  • Identifies, recommends and implements different types of record keeping systems, and reviews, analyzes and recommends appropriate responses in connection with administrative cases.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No