Supervisory Mission Support Specialist Job in LAREDO, TX

Vacancy No. MHCMP-1889277-LEH Department Customs and Border Protection
Salary $120,964.00 to $157,257.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2017 Close Date 1/26/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


Customs and Border Protection

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Laredo, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 1/12/2017

Closes Thursday 1/26/2017

  • Salary Range
    $120,964.00 to $157,257.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Current U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees with competitive status.
  • Control Number
  • Job Announcement Number
Job Overview

Job Overview


Customs & Border Protection (CBP):  Securing America's Borders
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 resiliency 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 in CBP, the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders.  At U.S. Customs and Border Protection, we:

  • Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country
  • 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 see

Joining the Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations will allow you to use your expertise in administration to provide advisory and technical services to management. This position starts at a salary of $120,964 (GS-15, step 01). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to perform homeland security functions by developing and implementing the operational plan for key support processes.

Who May Apply: 

Current U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees with competitive status.

Organizational Location:  This position is located within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Laredo Field Office, in Laredo, TX. 

One or more selections may be made using this job opportunity announcement. Further selections may also be made for additional organizational divisions and/or units within the duty location(s) listed above.


In this supervisory position, you will become a key member of a team of Homeland Security professionals by offering your technical expertise in administration. Typical work assignments include:

  • Developing and implementing the operational plan, objectives, and strategies on key support processes (budget, logistics, procurement, human resources, training, automated systems, and financial programs and services) for the organization
  • Providing technical advice and leadership for national Customs and Border Protection programs
  • Monitoring and evaluating the delivery of support services through the process of short and long term planning
  • Directing and overseeing the execution of budget, logistics, procurement, and quality assurance programs
  • Supervising a staff that provides a diverse range of mission support services

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses will be paid in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation limits and agency policy.
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Homeland Security

Customs and Border Protection


CBP MHC Hiring
Phone: (952)857-2932


CBP Minneapolis Hiring Center
5600 American Blvd
Suite 700
Fax: (478)757-3144

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

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