Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Operations Support

Washington D.C.
Jun 09, 2017
Jun 30, 2017
Full Time


The proud men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are the guardians of our Nation's borders.  With over 60,000 employees worldwide, we are America's frontline – responsible for preventing the entry of terrorists and their weapons into the United States, while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel.  CBP's major operational organizations include the Office of Field Operations, whose CBP Officers work at over 300 ports of entry in the U.S. and at select international locations to screen passengers and cargo entering the country; the U.S. Border Patrol, whose Agents stop illegal entry at the borders between the ports of entry; and Air and Marine Operations, whose Pilots and Marine Interdiction Agents help to protect our country in the aviation and maritime environments.

Our Mission Is Clear

To safeguard America's borders thereby protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the Nation's global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel.

The position is located in the Office of Operations Support, in Washington, DC.


  • Occasional Travel
  • When needed.

  • Yes
  • CBP may choose to pay your relocation expenses in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Background Investigation
  • You must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), the Technical Qualification(s), and other qualifications, as applicable, listed below. 

    Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at

    We recommend that your résumé emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.


    ECQ 1 -LEADING CHANGE:  The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    ECQ 2 -LEADING PEOPLE: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

    ECQ 3 -RESULTS DRIVEN: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    ECQ 4 -BUSINESS ACUMEN: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    ECQ 5 -BUILDING COALITIONS: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments. or international organizations to achieve common goals.


    6. Knowledge of Federal laws, rules, and regulations related to and expertise in leading complex law enforcement operations support programs (e.g., intelligence, information and incident coordination, use of force).


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