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    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Enterprise Services, Office of Human Resources Management, Workforce, Resilience and Engagement Division, in Washington DC.

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    Joining Customs and Border Protection will allow you to use your expertise in organizational and employee assessment development services. This position starts at a salary of $114,590.00 (GS-14, Step 1) to $148,967.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $148,967 (GS-15, Step 10). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen Homeland Security by conducting research and applying innovative assessment procedures and techniques to develop practical solutions to human resource management problems.

    In this Psychologist position you will provide strategic oversight and support for CBP's Behavior Psychology programs and initiatives. Typical work assignments include:

    • Conducting analysis to assess behavioral health characteristics and propose solutions, techniques and approaches to strengthen employee resilience, and inform component behavioral health policies, programs and practices across the employment life cycle;
    • Overseeing and managing CBP's behavioral health programs; developing and implementing an agency-wide communication, education and outreach strategy for behavior, physical, and emotional health resources;
    • Supporting the development and implementation of a Suicide Investigative Protocol for CBP to include Psychological Autopsies, and policy and procedures for the establishment of a CBP Interdisciplinary Death Review. Identify trends, patterns, contributing risk factors and associated clusters, and support the development of action planning and preventive measures;
    • Providing consultation to CBP leadership in the areas of behavior health risks and trends, and assist in the development of mitigation strategies to support the individual organizations; collaborating with the Department of Homeland Security, internal and external agencies and private industry to ensure all CBP behavioral health policies, programs, practices and metrics appropriately reflect standard-of-practice behavioral health principles; and
    • Delivering behavioral health training to CBP personnel and responding to critical incidents impacting CBP personnel, operations and assets, and assist employees and family members

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0180 Psychology

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