Job Overview


Secure the Homeland
Proud to Protect

Are you interested in a job where your primary purpose will be to maintain liaison with NPPD subcomponent Executive Secretariat directors to ensure that concerns such as proper requirements/definitions and timely reporting are met?  Then consider joining the Office of Chief of Staff, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Come work with the best to prevent and deter terrorist attacks, protect against and respond to potential threats, ensure safe and secure borders, welcome immigrants and visitors, and promote the free-flow of commerce.  This mission of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is carried out every day by the dedicated men and women who answer the noble calling of public service with courage and enthusiasm.  With a diverse and critical mission, we lead the unified national effort to secure America.  In today's interconnected world, our country's security challenges are constantly evolving.  To meet these challenges, DHS fosters a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation.

In Headquarters, we coordinate, plan, and guide the Department's work across all DHS components.  You could enjoy a career that includes research, administration and management, legal work, budget and finance, cyber security, infrastructure protection and intelligence analysis.  Our services touch every U.S. citizen, and our goal is to secure our country across land and sea.  Come join the team who is "Proud to Protect".  

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM: All U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement should the need arise.


Major Duties:

  • Review documentation in the draft and final stages to provide recommendations to Infrastructure Security Compliance Division staff for improvements to include readability, comprehension, accuracy, completeness, redundancy, formatting, grammar, possible contradictions and compliance with documents and requirements.
  • Design metrics as studies progress on programs within the Infrastructure Security Compliance Division in order to plan and prioritize assignments and comprehend the interrelationships among the different functions with possible competing interests of the different programs.
  • Develop written responses, outreach materials, quarterly reports, and other related materials in response to Congressional or Departmental inquiries and/or requests.
  • Track and monitor day-to-day official communications including task traffic, deadlines and questions; request extensions when necessary, between the Infrastructure Security Compliance Division and Department of Homeland Security entities.
  • Assist in the analysis of requests from Congress, Department of Homeland Security leadership, and other high-level agency sources; consider the varied and high-visibility program issues and ramifications, the political climate, the views of Infrastructure Security Compliance Division management officials, and related factors of an extremely sensitive and time critical nature.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • 6-10 nights per month of travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No