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Immigration Officer (Fraud Detection And National Security)
Citizenship and Immigration Services

Lees Summit, Missouri
Closed
No longer open

Permanent - Full-Time

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: February 7, 2019 ()
    Close: February 11, 2019 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: CIS-DHA-10415359-FDS
  • Organization Details
    Citizenship and Immigration Services
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Salary Information
    $73,840.00 - $114,146.00 Per Year
    4% above average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-12/13
  • Who Can Apply?
Position Summary
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  • Open & closing dates

    02/07/2019 to 02/11/2019

    This job will close when we have received 150 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12 - 13

  • Salary

    $73,840 to $114,146 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Help Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Lees Summit, MO
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

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U.S. Citizens

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CIS-DHA-10415359-FDS

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523417900

  • Duties Help Duties

    This position of IMMIGRATION OFFICER (FRAUD DETECTION AND NATIONAL SECURITY) starts at a salary of $73,840.00 (GS-12, Step 01) with promotion potential to $114,146.00 (GS-13, Step 10).

    THIS IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT (COVERED) POSITION.

    This position may be subject to shift work, shift differential may apply.

    Learn more about this agency
    • The responsibilities described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence, and limited complexity.
    • Assist in identifying key technical issues and evaluate alternatives for complex administrative and technical policies or procedures.
    • Conduct research for the purpose of enhancing current policies and procedures and identifying weaknesses and other vulnerabilities.
    • Collaborate in the formulation of USCIS policy and procedures governing the execution of initiatives; collect and analyze data and propose corrective action and other improvements.
    • Identify, articulate, and pursue suspected immigration benefit fraud, egregious public safety cases, and national security concerns.
    • Ensure compliance with established policies, procedures, and other directives; develop and implement short, mid, and long-term project management plans.
    • Review and analyze anti-fraud and law enforcement check policies, procedures, systems, and operational aspects.
    • Participate in inter-agency and/or intra-agency task force or special project groups that implement and/or evaluate established program policy objectives.

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series

  • Requirements Help Requirements

      The qualifications for this position must be met by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement 02/11/2019.

      Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a probationary period of 1 year.

      Residency Requirement: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This residency requirement states that candidates must have, for three of the last five years immediately prior to applying for this position; (1) resided in the United States; OR (2) worked for the United States Government as an employee overseas in a Federal or Military capacity, OR (3) been a dependent of a U.S. Federal or Military employee serving overseas.

      Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

      Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

      The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

      Conditions of Employment:

      • You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National to apply for this position.
      • Successfully pass a Background Investigation including financial disclosure.
      • You must pass a drug screening.
      • You must submit resume and supporting documentation.
      • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
      • Political appointees may require OPM approval before on-boarding.

      This announcement is issued under the Direct Hire Authority to recruit for positions for which the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer has a critical hiring need.

      This vacancy is limited to the first 150 applications received. All applications received prior to midnight (11:59 ET) of the day the application limit is reached will be accepted and considered. If the application limit is not reached by the closing date of the announcement, all applications received during the open period will be considered. Any required documents must be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted past the day the application limit is reached, if applicable. If you chose to edit your application after it has been submitted, it will be removed from consideration until you re-submit your application. The date your application is last submitted will be used to determine whether you meet the cut-off criteria.

      The Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate (FDNS) was established within USCIS to strengthen national security and the integrity of the country's legal immigration system by closely aligning the adjudication of immigration benefits and services with the identification of potential threats to national security and/or public safety, the detection and deterrence of fraud, and the use of law enforcement and intelligence information to ensure optimal security for U.S. communities. FDNS systematically identifies, updates, and records indicators of fraudulent activities; manages fraud cases; identifies vulnerabilities and other weaknesses that compromise the integrity of the legal immigration system; and coordinates and provides logistical support in law enforcement and national security matters. FDNS is the primary conduit for information sharing and collaboration with law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

      GS-12: You qualify at the GS-12 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the federal government, that has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. You must have experience performing the following duties:
      • Determining admissibility and reviewing documentation of those seeking admission to the United States;
      • Reviewing evidence by those applying for immigration benefits and conducting liaison with law enforcement and intelligence agencies;
      • Identifying and researching potential fraud, public safety, and national security concerns;
      • Assisting with planning and implementing policies and procedures related to the detection of immigration fraud.
      GS-13: In addition to the requirements at the lower grade level, you qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the federal government, that has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. You must have experience performing the following duties:
      • Preparing analytical reports on immigration related issues and benefit applications;
      • Conducting portions of studies on the impact or implementation of new immigration enforcement/anti-fraud programs or policies;
      • Preparing analytical data, reports, and responses to inquiries regarding existing immigration enforcement/anti-fraud programs or policies;
      • Developing or recommending procedures for implementing immigration enforcement/anti-fraud programs or policies.
      Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
      It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable), as it relates to this job opportunity. Please be clear and specific when describing your work history as we cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will also be rated and ranked among others based on your responses to the online questions.

      Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
      • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
      • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
      • Employer's name and address
      • Supervisor name and phone number
      • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
      • Start and end dates for each grade/pay level if you've held a federal position.
      • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
      • Salary
      Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide the above information may result in a finding of ineligible.

      Federal Experience:
      If you are using current or prior federal experience as a basis for qualifying for this position, the grade levels and length of employment (mm/dd/year) at each grade level must be listed in your work history. This information will be further validated if selected for this position.

      National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience):
      Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build criteria competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer service. Please provide the dates and amount of time/hours worked earning this experience.

      Training
      New recruits will attend a 6-week BASIC training program (if not previously attended). This technical training must be successfully completed according to the standards of the agency. Failure to do so will be grounds for mandatory removal from the position. Such failure will result in either reassignment to a different position, demotion, or separation by appropriate procedures. FOBTP: Selectees will be required to attend FOBTP (FDNS Officer Basic Training Program). A pre-requisite to this course is attendance at USCIS BASIC (if not previously attended).

      EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution at these grade levels.

      DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the DHS Careers website and select "Benefits." Disabled veteran leave will be available to any Federal employee hired on or after November 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more.

      Background Investigation
      To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, this position requires completion and adjudication of a background investigation. This may include a review of financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. The background investigation process is initiated after a selection is made. For more information visit the OPM Myth Buster Page.

      If a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance is needed, all selected candidates must meet the requirements for these clearances prior to placement AND maintain that level of clearance while encumbering the position.

      Special Hiring Authorities
      Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, Schedule A, Eligible Family Members: You possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement. We encourage you to apply to USCIS vacancies using these special hiring authorities.

      USCIS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

      If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

      Additional Information
      It is our responsibility to eliminate any risks to national security, public health, and public safety that could be posed by individuals who use illegal drugs. This position may be subject to random testing as a condition of employment. A positive drug test or refusal to be tested will result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from Federal service.

      Note:
      If you previously retired from the Federal service and are receiving an annuity, your salary may be offset by the amount of your annuity.

      Under the provisions of the Direct Hire Authority, veteran's preference and category rating do not apply.

      You will be evaluated for this position based upon information reflected in your resume. Your resume must support your responses to the job specific assessment questionnaire, level of education claimed, experience, and/or training. To remain in consideration for this position, please ensure your resume covers this requirement and that your resume has been successfully submitted as part of your on-line application package.

      The assessments for this job will measure:

      • Attention to Detail
      • Customer Service
      • Flexibility
      • Integrity / Honesty
      • Interpersonal Skills
      • Learning
      • Reading
      • Reasoning
      • Self-Management
      • Stress Tolerance
      • Teamwork
      Creation of this package includes completing the on-line assessment questionnaire, uploading your resume, and uploading any required supporting documents.

      Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be verified. If you rated yourself higher than what is supported by your application material, you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

      If you are found best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be contacted for an interview. To preview the job questionnaire, click https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10415359.

      Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles
      If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about CTAP or ICTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here to access OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ ICTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of 80 for this position. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.

      Note: Applicants who are referred to the hiring office for selection consideration may be required to complete a writing sample and/or other writing exercise as part of the interview/selection process. If the hiring office decides to request a writing sample and/or other writing exercise as part of its selection process, a designated contractor or Agency representative will contact you to: (1) inform you of this requirement; and (2) provide further instructions.

      Note:
      • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.
      • This position IS NOT in the bargaining unit.
      • This position IS considered "essential" for purposes of reporting to work when the facility might otherwise be closed.
      • USCIS may fill one or more positions using this vacancy.

      Security clearance

      Sensitive Compartmented Information

      Drug test required

      Yes

    • Required Documents Help Required Documents

      • Your resume (may not exceed 5 pages in length) that clearly demonstrates experience that meets the requirements of this position as outlined in the "Qualifications" section. You are highly encouraged to save your resume to a PDF document and upload the PDF document in lieu of submitting your resume created through Resume Builder or other such programs (i.e., Word, Google Docs, etc.). This helps ensure you meet the 5-page resume limit.
      • Your responses to the job questionnaire https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10415359(submitted through the on-line application process in USA Jobs. Responses DO NOT need to be attached as an additional document to your application).
      • Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? Submit:
        • a copy of your agency notice,
        • a copy of your most recent performance rating, and
        • a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
      If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

      Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    • Benefits Help Benefits

      A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

      https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/benefits

      Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

    • How to Apply Help How to Apply

      To apply for this position, you must complete the initial online questionnaire, the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application process will follow the bullets outlined below. Notifications are provided to correspond with each step that is outlined below.

      • Click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the initial online questionnaire.
      • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
        • If you log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
        • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
        • Once you submit your initial online application (i.e., online questionnaire), you may not go back and edit your assessment responses. Please review your answers carefully.
        • When you receive a notification from your USAJOBS account it may indicate that your application is complete after you submit the initial online questionnaire and documentation, however, your application will NOT be complete until you have successfully completed the next step described below.
      If you meet minimum qualifications based on the initial online questionnaire responses that you submit, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. The invitation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments will be sent from email address assessments@USAHire.opm.gov. Please plan to set aside at least 3 hours for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments; however, most applicants complete the assessments in less time.
      • You must complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments within 48 hours after the close of this Job Announcement to be eligible for this position. Your results will be kept on record for use when applying for future jobs that require the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You will not be allowed to re-take them for one year.
      • Before attempting to take the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you should visit https://usahire.opm.gov/assess/default/sample/Sample.action to determine if the computer you are using is likely to experience any issues during testing. If you have questions about the computer requirements or require technical assistance please contact helpdesk@usahire.opm.gov.
      • If you accidentally deleted the invitation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments or otherwise need the information re-sent (e.g., you feel you have not received it due to a SPAM filter), you should contact helpdesk@usahire.opm.gov to request the invitation to be re-sent. Requests to re-send invitations to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments must be received by helpdesk@usahire.opm.gov BEFORE the close of the JOA.

      Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, click here for more information about the request process: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments must be received before the JOA closes to be considered for this job opening. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. After notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. If the email invitation is sent prior to the close of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you must complete all of the assessments within 48 hours of the closing of the Job Opportunity Announcement. If the email invitation is sent after the close of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you must complete all of the assessments within 48 hours from the time the email is sent. Agency contact information HROC Staffing Help Desk Phone

      952-697-8380

      Fax

      952-697-8371

      Email

      HROCStaffingHelpDesk@uscis.dhs.gov

      Address

      US Citizenship and Immigration Services
      70 Kimball Ave
      South Burlington, VT 05403
      US Learn more about this agency

      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.

      U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services administers the nation's lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values. Visit us here for more information.

      Every day, our Immigration Officers (FDNS) provide guidance, conduct research for the purpose of enhancing current policies and procedures, and identify, articulate, and pursue suspected immigration benefit fraud.

      THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 150 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. Please see the Qualifications section for more information.

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Qualifications

This announcement is issued under the Direct Hire Authority to recruit for positions for which the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer has a critical hiring need.

This vacancy is limited to the first 150 applications received. All applications received prior to midnight (11:59 ET) of the day the application limit is reached will be accepted and considered. If the application limit is not reached by the closing date of the announcement, all applications received during the open period will be considered. Any required documents must be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted past the day the application limit is reached, if applicable. If you chose to edit your application after it has been submitted, it will be removed from consideration until you re-submit your application. The date your application is last submitted will be used to determine whether you meet the cut-off criteria.

The Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate (FDNS) was established within USCIS to strengthen national security and the integrity of the country's legal immigration system by closely aligning the adjudication of immigration benefits and services with the identification of potential threats to national security and/or public safety, the detection and deterrence of fraud, and the use of law enforcement and intelligence information to ensure optimal security for U.S. communities. FDNS systematically identifies, updates, and records indicators of fraudulent activities; manages fraud cases; identifies vulnerabilities and other weaknesses that compromise the integrity of the legal immigration system; and coordinates and provides logistical support in law enforcement and national security matters. FDNS is the primary conduit for information sharing and collaboration with law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

GS-12: You qualify at the GS-12 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the federal government, that has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. You must have experience performing the following duties:
  • Determining admissibility and reviewing documentation of those seeking admission to the United States;
  • Reviewing evidence by those applying for immigration benefits and conducting liaison with law enforcement and intelligence agencies;
  • Identifying and researching potential fraud, public safety, and national security concerns;
  • Assisting with planning and implementing policies and procedures related to the detection of immigration fraud.
GS-13: In addition to the requirements at the lower grade level, you qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the federal government, that has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. You must have experience performing the following duties:
  • Preparing analytical reports on immigration related issues and benefit applications;
  • Conducting portions of studies on the impact or implementation of new immigration enforcement/anti-fraud programs or policies;
  • Preparing analytical data, reports, and responses to inquiries regarding existing immigration enforcement/anti-fraud programs or policies;
  • Developing or recommending procedures for implementing immigration enforcement/anti-fraud programs or policies.
Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable), as it relates to this job opportunity. Please be clear and specific when describing your work history as we cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will also be rated and ranked among others based on your responses to the online questions.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
  • Employer's name and address
  • Supervisor name and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
  • Start and end dates for each grade/pay level if you've held a federal position.
  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
  • Salary
Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide the above information may result in a finding of ineligible.

Federal Experience:
If you are using current or prior federal experience as a basis for qualifying for this position, the grade levels and length of employment (mm/dd/year) at each grade level must be listed in your work history. This information will be further validated if selected for this position.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience):
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build criteria competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer service. Please provide the dates and amount of time/hours worked earning this experience.

Training
New recruits will attend a 6-week BASIC training program (if not previously attended). This technical training must be successfully completed according to the standards of the agency. Failure to do so will be grounds for mandatory removal from the position. Such failure will result in either reassignment to a different position, demotion, or separation by appropriate procedures. FOBTP: Selectees will be required to attend FOBTP (FDNS Officer Basic Training Program). A pre-requisite to this course is attendance at USCIS BASIC (if not previously attended).
Duties

This position of IMMIGRATION OFFICER (FRAUD DETECTION AND NATIONAL SECURITY) starts at a salary of $73,840.00 (GS-12, Step 01) with promotion potential to $114,146.00 (GS-13, Step 10).

THIS IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT (COVERED) POSITION.

This position may be subject to shift work, shift differential may apply.

Learn more about this agency
Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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