Share:
http://plse.co/cnchj

Operations Officer
Customs and Border Protection

Dulles Airport, Virginia
Closed
No longer open

not-to-exceed one year - Intermittent

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: March 11, 2019 ()
    Close: March 15, 2019 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: OFO-SMP(ICTAP)-10440290-BLS
  • Organization Details
    Customs and Border Protection
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Salary Information
    $96,970.00 - $126,062.00 Per Year
    37% above average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-13/13
  • Who Can Apply?
Position Summary
USAJOBS - Job Announcement family-of-overseas-employeesfederal-employees-competitivefederal-employees-exceptedfederal-employees-transitionindividuals-with-disabilitiesCreated with Sketch.internal-to-an-agencyCreated with Sketch.land-mgmtCreated with Sketch.military-spousesCreated with Sketch.national-guardCreated with Sketch.native-americansCreated with Sketch.peace-corpspublicsesse-otherstudentsgraduatesveteransspeical authoritiesland-mgmt Operations Officer Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Help Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    03/11/2019 to 03/15/2019

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Salary

    $96,970 to $126,062 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary - not-to-exceed one year

  • Work schedule

    Intermittent

Help Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Dulles Airport, VA
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

Help This job is open to Clarification from the agency

Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP); Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); Individuals who are eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)

Print Share Save Announcement number

OFO-SMP(ICTAP)-10440290-BLS

Control number

526191600

  • Duties Help Duties

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Baltimore Field Office at Dulles Airport, VA.


    Learn more about this agency

    This position will be filled on a temporary basis not-to-exceed one year, under an intermittent work schedule which means employment is without a regularly scheduled tour of duty. The selectee is only paid for actual hours worked and is limited to 1,039 hours (six months) and may be terminated at any time.

    This position will allow you to use your expertise in law enforcement programs and operations designed to support anti-terrorism and border security. This position starts at a salary of $96,970.00 (GS-13, Step 1) to $126,062.00 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $126,062 (GS-13, Step 10). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen Homeland Security by supporting the law enforcement mission.

    In this Operations Officer position, you will become a key member of Homeland Security by supporting employees who are detecting and preventing terrorists and instruments of terror from entering the U.S. Typical work assignments include:

    • Responding to and resolving technical and operational questions regarding intelligence analysis, inspection, and law enforcement activities relating to the arrival and departure of international passengers, conveyances, and cargo
    • Providing guidance and training, communicating intelligence and enforcement information, disseminating new policies and procedures impacting operations and identifying areas for improvement.
    • Providing critical training for CBP Officer trainees and the development of Supervisory CBP Officers.
    • Implementing formal mentoring and coaching programs to enhance employee interpersonal and career development and improve employee retention.

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series

  • Requirements Help Requirements

      • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
      • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
      • Primary U.S. residency for the last three years (additional details below)
      • You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph
      • Upon appointment, you may be required to undergo random drug testing
      • You must possess a valid state driver's license.
      GS-13: You qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one year of experience that equipped you with the skills needed to perform the job duties. Examples include interpreting a wide variety of laws, rules and regulations and procedures concerning the inspection and processing of persons, cargo and conveyances entering into the United States; providing training, guidance and support to law enforcement officers; and communicating intelligence and enforcement information.

      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 critical 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 experience.

      You must:
      • Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and
      • Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 03/15/2019.
      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.

      Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. . For more information visit this link.

      Residency: If you are not currently a CBP employee, you must meet one or more of the following primary residency criteria for at least three years prior to applying to this announcement:
      1. Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);
      2. Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity; or
      3. Been a dependent of a United States federal or military employee serving overseas.
      Exceptions may be granted if you provide complete state-side coverage information regarding participation in "Study Abroad" programs, overseas church missions, or state-side addresses of anyone who worked or studied with you overseas. You must provide information and related documentation at the time of application.

      Probationary Period: All employees new to the federal government must serve a one year probationary period during the first year of his/her initial permanent federal appointment to determine fitness for continued employment. Current and former federal employees may be required to serve or complete a probationary period.

      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 ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found here. You must submit the supporting documents listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. In addition, to be considered well qualified under CTAP/ICTAP, you must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities and/or competencies clearly exceeding the minimum requirements of the position. This will be measured by a score of 85 or higher.

      Data Systems: You will be required to maintain access to all data systems necessary for duty execution.

      Physical and Environmental Conditions: The work may be performed outdoors or in an office setting and may require standing for long periods. Periods of work may be in a field environment, which may include poor lighting, cold, hot, or dry conditions.

      Please see the Qualifications and Required Documents sections for more information if education is applicable to this position.

      This position is not covered under the bargaining unit.

      CBP uses E-Verify, an internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify including your rights and responsibilities.

      Every individual receives a fair opportunity throughout the federal recruitment and hiring process. Learn more here.

      Please view the video "Protecting America 24/7" to learn more about CBP's Office of Field Operations.

      Follow U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Twitter @CustomsBorder

      Applicants will only be considered for the Eligibilities for which they claim (and provide supporting documentation) based on the responses provided in the job questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10440290

      We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using an online self-assessment questionnaire based on the competencies and/or knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. You will receive a score ranging from 70-100 based on your responses. Your entire application package will then be reviewed. The final determination will be based on all the information provided in your application package.

      If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. To preview the job questionnaire, see https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10440290

      Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics (KSAOs):
      Candidates who meet the minimum qualification requirements are required to possess certain Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Other Characteristics (KSAOs) in order to successfully perform the duties of this position. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their attainment of these KSAOs in their resume. The KSAOs for this position are:

      • Knowledge of Federal laws, rules, and regulations
      • Ability to interpret a wide variety of laws, rules, regulations, and procedures relating to the import/export of merchandise, passengers and cargo into the United States
      • Knowledge of law enforcement methods and investigative techniques
      • Ability to deal with widely varying and complex or sensitive situations, identifying possible violations and distinguishing criminal intent and admissibility

      Security clearance

      Not Required

      Drug test required

      Yes

    • Required Documents Help Required Documents

      • Your resume: A resume describing your job-related qualifications is required and will be used for the purpose of reviewing your qualifications and determining what training, if any, would be required when placed. Your resume must be in English and must include your job titles and a detailed description of your duties and the dates you performed them (MM/DD/YY), as well as your hours per week for each position listed. Your resume should also contain your full name, address, phone number, email address, and salary. NOTE: Resumes stored on USAJOBS will not automatically carry over to this announcement. You must upload your resume and any other applicable supporting documentation.
      • Your responses to the job questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10440290
      • Are you a current or former federal employee? ALL CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT THE MOST RECENT COPY OF THEIR SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing competitive status: Tenure 1 or 2 in Block 24 and Position Occupied 1 in Block 34. Additionally, applicants should also submit a SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held on a permanent basis in the competitive service or the full performance level of your current position, whichever is higher, AND a SF-50 to support having met the time-in-grade requirement of having served 52 weeks at the grade level (or equivalent) below the grade level(s) for this position. Current CBP Employees are not required to submit SF-50s, but are highly encouraged to do so, especially if you are using federal experience outside of CBP as your highest full performance level or for meeting this position's time-in-grade requirement.
      • Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? You must submit a separation notice; your most recent SF-50 (noting your current position, grade level and duty location); a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or equivalent; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; or a Military Department of National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456..
      • Are you a veteran? If you are applying under a special veteran appointing authority, you must submit a DD 214 (Member Copy 4-reflecting qualifying medal(s) or service period) and a VA Disability Award letter dated 1991 or later (if applicable). Current federal employees applying under the VEOA authority must submit a qualifying SF-50 to show they meet time-in-grade requirements. If you are currently serving on active duty, you must submit a written statement from the armed forces certifying your dates of service and your rank, expected type of discharge and anticipated date of separation. If you apply with a written statement at this stage, your preference will be verified by a DD 214 (Member Copy 4) upon separation from the military. To learn more click here. Veterans' preference points are not applicable to Merit Promotion announcements; veterans documentation is required only to verify eligibility.
      • Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
        • Position title
        • Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee)
        • Agency
        • Beginning and ending dates of appointment
    • Benefits Help Benefits

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

    • How to Apply Help How to Apply

      Please upload your resume under "Resume" and any other applicable supporting documents mentioned above under the appropriate Document Type. If your Document Type is not listed, upload as "Other."

      You may be asked to provide a copy of your recent performance appraisal and/or incentive awards. Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indication of quality prior experience, no points will be assigned.

      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 visit this link. 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.

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

      View common definitions of terms in this announcement.

      To begin your online application, click "Apply Online" to create a USAJOBS account and follow the prompts or log in to your existing account. Your application packet must include a completed assessment questionnaire, a resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation. Please see the "Required Documents" section below for additional information. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.

      If you are unable to apply online or need to submit a document you do not have in electronic form, visit this link for more information regarding an Alternate Application process.

      Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. The address below is for inquiries only. You may apply more than once, but the most recent application is the only one that will be used. You must submit your resume, your online questionnaire, and any supporting documents by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 03/15/2019.

      It is your responsibility to verify that any information entered or uploaded is received and is accurate.
      Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application. If a document is not legible, you will not be able to view it in your application and you must again upload it by the closing date.

      Agency contact information CBP Hiring Center Phone

      952-857-2932

      Email

      cbphiring-applicantinquiry@cbp.dhs.gov

      Address

      Office of Field Operations
      CBP Hiring Center
      5600 American Boulevard
      Suite 700
      Bloomington, MN 55437
      US Learn more about this agency

      Customs & Border Protection (CBP): Securing America's Borders
      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 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
      • Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country
      • 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 see www.cbp.gov.

      Learn more about what it's like to work at Customs and Border Protection, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

      http://www.cbp.gov/

      GS Salary: Visit this link to view the locality pay tables by geographic area. If you do not see your geographic area listed, select the "Rest of United States" pay table.

      The open period for this job opportunity announcement may be extended to allow for a sufficient applicant pool.

      Once the job opportunity announcement has closed, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews. You will be notified by email after each of these steps has been completed. Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts with your USAJOBS account. If you are referred, you will receive a final notification of the disposition of the announcement. We expect to make a tentative job offer within 60 days after the close of the announcement. If you are selected, we may conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

      Additional selections may be made beyond the total number of vacancies specified using this vacancy announcement. Further selections may also be made for additional organizational divisions and/or units within the duty location(s) listed above.

      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.

      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.

    Fair & Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

    Legal and regulatory guidance

    This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526191600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

    Beginning of a dialog window for your session has expired. Escape will cancel And close the window. Your Session is About to Expire!

    Your USAJOBS session will expire due to inactivity in three minutes. Any unsaved data will be lost if you allow the session to expire. Click the button below to continue your session.

    Logoff Stay Logged In Close
Qualifications
GS-13: You qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one year of experience that equipped you with the skills needed to perform the job duties. Examples include interpreting a wide variety of laws, rules and regulations and procedures concerning the inspection and processing of persons, cargo and conveyances entering into the United States; providing training, guidance and support to law enforcement officers; and communicating intelligence and enforcement information.

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 critical 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 experience.

You must:
  • Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and
  • Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 03/15/2019.
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.

Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. . For more information visit this link.

Residency: If you are not currently a CBP employee, you must meet one or more of the following primary residency criteria for at least three years prior to applying to this announcement:
  1. Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);
  2. Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity; or
  3. Been a dependent of a United States federal or military employee serving overseas.
Exceptions may be granted if you provide complete state-side coverage information regarding participation in "Study Abroad" programs, overseas church missions, or state-side addresses of anyone who worked or studied with you overseas. You must provide information and related documentation at the time of application.

Probationary Period: All employees new to the federal government must serve a one year probationary period during the first year of his/her initial permanent federal appointment to determine fitness for continued employment. Current and former federal employees may be required to serve or complete a probationary period.

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 ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found here. You must submit the supporting documents listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. In addition, to be considered well qualified under CTAP/ICTAP, you must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities and/or competencies clearly exceeding the minimum requirements of the position. This will be measured by a score of 85 or higher.

Data Systems: You will be required to maintain access to all data systems necessary for duty execution.

Physical and Environmental Conditions: The work may be performed outdoors or in an office setting and may require standing for long periods. Periods of work may be in a field environment, which may include poor lighting, cold, hot, or dry conditions.
Duties

Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Baltimore Field Office at Dulles Airport, VA.


Learn more about this agency
Benefits

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

Apply Now