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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the principal investigative arm of DHS and the second largest investigative agency in the Federal government. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 46 foreign countries 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 www.ice.gov.

    Who May Apply:

    • Applicants who are eligible for reemployment as a Federal annuitant
    • Applicants who are eligible under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)
    • Veterans' preference eligible or veterans who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing at least three consecutive years of active duty (view information on certain veterans eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)

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    Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Headquarters Training Centers. Duty locations: Charleston, SC; Dallas, TX; Glynco, GA.

    Salary: The salary range indicated in this announcement will be adjusted to include locality payment for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages .

    This is a Bargaining Unit position.

    Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement. Positions may or may not be filled in all duty locations. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

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    As a Deportation Officer (Course Developer/Instructor) assigned to Enforcement and Removal Operations, you will be responsible for developing a professional law enforcement trainer workforce by inculcating advanced instructional skills and advanced techniques for use in conjunction with the specialized needs of ICE Officers. Typical work assignments include:

    • Modify training program curriculum and resolve complex curriculum related problems requiring considerable research to incorporate new concepts and innovations applicable to the mission, and submit course revision recommendations for review and use;
    • Analyze complex problems or interrelated issues to assist students develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders, such as resolve issues affiliated with implementing plans for enhancing relationships with individuals in the law enforcement community;
    • Establish and maintain professional contacts with leading educators, trainers, practitioners, researchers, and others in education and training institutions, research organizations, and law enforcement programs;
    • Provide expert advice and assistance in current instructional technology and adult education theories, principles and practices to students, fellow instructors or managers;
    • Develop and maintain professional collaboration, coordination, and liaison with members both external and internal to the organization, including other agencies, co-workers, supervisors and managers; and
    • Create and maintain documentation to ensure the training program meets with existing standards, and documents program operations in relation to these standards, program design, and existing policies and procedures.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491551700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.