Mission Support Specialist Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. IHC-1880564-RSE-MP Department Customs and Border Protection
Salary $79,720.00 to $103,639.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2017 Close Date 1/19/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Mission Support Specialist

Customs and Border Protection

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 1/12/2017

Closes Thursday 1/19/2017

  • Salary Range
    $79,720.00 to $103,639.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Current DHS employees with competitve status or current and former DHS employees who meet the established criteria of an Office of Personal Managment Interchange Aregreement.
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Job Overview

Job Overview


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 the 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
  • 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, please visit our website at: http://www.cbp.gov/.

Who May Apply:  Status Candidates which include:

  • Current DHS employees with competitive status;
  • Current and former DHS employees who meet the established criteria of an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement.
  • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please see


Organizational Location:  This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Finance located in Washington, DC.

Note:  One or more selections may be made using this job opportunity announcement.


  • Providing organizational support to the Assistant Commissioner (AC)/Chief Financial Officer (CFO), including managing the calendar, ensuring appropriate briefing materials are provided and coordinating logistics to make sure business is conducted efficiently and effectively;
  • Assisting in developing a wide variety of briefing materials to be used by the Assistant Commissioner/Chief Financial Officer in meetings at conferences and in making decisions and disseminating information;
  • Preparing follow up correspondence to external/internal sources from meetings attended by the AC/CFO of Deputy AC/ CFO. Reviewing and tracking correspondence and other materials which require the signature and/or approval of the AC/CFO to assure accuracy as well as conformance to administrative guidelines and responsiveness to inquiries, returning all materials to the originating office with changes as appropriate;
  • Serving the Front Office primary office point of contact, answering all incoming phone calls, responding to email and mailing correspondence and receiving visitors in a prompt and courteous manner, directing them to appropriate staff member(s) and providing oversight and discretion to those involving the AC/CFO; and
  • Preparing a variety of reports by retrieving and compiling data, conducting preliminary analysis, and presenting conclusions and recommendations for the front office.  

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Homeland Security

Customs and Border Protection

Office of Finance


Indianapolis Hiring Center
Phone: (317)715-3000


CBP Indianapolis Hiring Center
6650 Telecom Drive
Suite 100

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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