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.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the principal investigative arm of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the second largest investigative agency in the Federal government. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U. S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 47 foreign countries 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.
Who May Apply:
- Current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees (in the 1811 series) with competitive status who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
View Common Definitions of terms found in this announcement: http://dhsconnect.dhs.gov/org/comp/mgmt/dhshr/hr/Documents/JOA_Common_Definitions.pdf
Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, Office of International Affairs, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
This is a non-bargaining unit position.
Relocation Expenses: This will include temporary storage of household goods, and may include transport of one POV, and a maximum of 30 days temporary quarters subsistence expenses will be authorized when returning to CONUS. Additionally, while overseas, HSI funded Property Management will be offered to qualified persons. Upon completion of the overseas tour, absent selection for a promotion, Special Agents will return to an HSI office in the geographic location of their previous assignment in HSI, unless the employee meets the hard to fill criteria outlined in the Employee Rotations Policy dated February 19, 2013.
- This is an overseas limited term assignment. Initial tour for this position is three (3) years as designated by the Department of State not to exceed 5 years. Employee is entitled to Cost of Living Allowance and Post Hardship Allowance. This assignment may be terminated or extended at any time depending on the needs of the agency. Upon completion of the assignment, the selectee will return to the United States to a similar position and grade. You may also apply for vacant positions with other Federal agencies either overseas or in the United States.
- The salary range listed is the base salary rate.
- In accordance with ICE policy, ICE personnel, except Mission Support Specialists, can be assigned overseas for a maximum of five years at one time and a maximum of ten total years in foreign assignments.
- Selectee must successfully complete all phases of the pre-deployment process which include: issuance of passport and/or visa (if applicable), medical clearance, mandatory pre-departure training (if applicable), and security overseas training.
As a Criminal Investigator (ICE Rep) you will perform the following duties:
- Coordinates and gives overall direction to highly sensitive and complex investigations. Provides leadership in such investigative matters as developing facts and evidence; gathering information and intelligence, and performing analysis.
- Conducts investigations having national or international dimensions and implications. Collects and analyzed operational and strategic enforcement intelligence.
- Develops and modifies the objectives and goals of program assignments, developing strategies in cooperation with federal, state, local and foreign law enforcement groups. Researches, reviews, develops, and interpret regulations concerning program parameters.
- Maintains a comprehensive understanding of the national and local intelligence programs/initiatives. Participates with intelligence research specialists in coordinating field intelligence assistance.
- Coordinates investigations or surveys that have been requested by members of Congress or other Executive Committee members. Plans, organizes, and conducts comprehensive investigations or surveys involving highly delicate matters. May have substantial participation in management functions due to limited staff of the overseas office.
- Occasional Travel
- Mission Related