JTTF Coordinator

Washington, D.C
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time

The incumbent would serve as the DHS Headquarters Joint Terrorism Task Force Coordinator (HQ JTTF Coordinator) to carry out responsibilities set forth in DHS Directive Number: 213-02: DHS Participation in Joint Terrorism Task Forces.

Job duties:
  • Serves as the primary headquarters liaison with DHS Components/Offices, as well as the FBI's Counterterrorism Division and the National JTTF (NJTTF), per Directive 033-03.
  • Work collaboratively with the FBI and DHS Component personnel participating in JTTFs to ensure DHS efforts are effectively integrated on all JTTFs and that threat information pertaining to the Homeland is shared with DHS leadership at the appropriate time.
  • Support coordination of activities to ensure effective DHS support to JTTF operations and two-way information flow that supports both Component and DHS Leadership.
  • Support coordination of DHS counterterrorism efforts related to JTTFs, including the tracking of all DHS personnel assigned to JTTFs
  • Ensure participation in JTTFs complies with all applicable information sharing requirements, including those described in DHS Directive 262-05, "Information Sharing and Safeguarding," and companion Instructions.
The incumbent must be a current JTTF task force officer (TFO0 and will be required to maintain TFO status with the NJTTF.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications required:
  • Ability to gather information, compile data, and prepare reports using Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability devise and implement creative solutions.
  • Ability to represent the Office in intra- and inter-agency meetings, and with external partners.

  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).