Washington D.C.
Jul 13, 2017
Jul 20, 2017
Full Time

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.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/

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.

Who May Apply

Organizational Location: This position is located in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Office of Budget and Program Performance located in Washington, DC.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Ability to pass drug screen for federal employment
  • Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
  • Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
  • Selective Service registration required
  • Ability to pass background investigation
  • You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one of the following:

    Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service, performing duties such as:

    (1) Coordinating with senior level analysts conducting duties relative to budget obligations and expenditure monitoring;

    (2) Providing support and assistance in the review and coordination of accounting document, apportionments, allocations and operating budgets;

    (3) Using standard data collection tools and statistical methods to analyze data, obtain, compile and summarize factual narrative information and quantitative data for use by department staff; and

    (4) Analyzing accounting data, reconciling transactions, preparing and inputting corrections to the accounting system.

    Substitution of Education for Experience: You may substitute a LL.M. or Ph.D. degree or three full years of education leading to such a degree from an accredited college or university in a field that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

    Combining Education and Experience: Appropriate combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience also may be used to meet the total qualification requirements for the GS-11 grade level.



    National Service Experience (i.e. volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including 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.

    Current or Former Political Appointees: 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.

    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.  Qualification claims will be subject to verification.


    Requirements by Closing Date: You must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position (Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

    Not Applicable


    This position is located within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a senior-level analyst to management on major budget functions involving the formulation, justification and execution phases of the budget within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Office of Budget and Program Performance (OBPP). Typical work assignments will include:

    1. Developing, recommending, and interpreting guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems, or process related topics;

    2. Providing information to supervisors and peers in written form, or in person to communicate approach, status, or results;

    3. Ensuring funds align to mission categories and performance outputs to properly and effectively support program objectives;

    4. Developing data visualization using Tableau; and

    5. Identifying the underlying principles, reasons or facts by analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

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