SUPVY BORDER PATROL AGENT (Attache)
|تاريخ النشر||٢٠ سبتمبر ٢٠١٩|
|المكان||مصر - Cairo|
|الشركة||Customs and Border Protection|
SUPVY BORDER PATROL AGENT (Attache)
Department of Homeland Security
Customs and Border Protection
Office of International Affairs
- ##### Open & closing dates
09/13/2019 to 09/26/2019
This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
- ##### Salary
$106,595 to $138,572 per year
- ##### Appointment type
Temporary Promotion - 2 Years
- ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:
Cairo, Egypt 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Relocation authorized.
Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, Office of International Affairs, International Operations Directorate, Africa and Middle East Division, located in Cairo, Egypt.
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This position is located within the American Embassy of a specified foreign country and, it works in full cooperation with the Ambassador or Chief of Mission in its assigned Area of Responsibility (AOR). The purpose of the Attaché is to represent the Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and its components, at country team meetings and with the host foreign governments and overseas representatives of all other U.S. federal departments. In addition, the Attaché is responsible for the overall planning, organization, administration, and coordination of all CBP activities throughout the foreign AOR.
This position starts at a salary of $106,595.00 (GS-15, Step 1) to $138,572.00 (GS-15, Step 10) with promotion potential to $138,572 (GS-15 Step 10).
Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Exercising overall responsibility for the planning, directing, managing, and organizing all operations for CBP in the overseas duty location to include diplomatic and foreign policy engagement through effective partnerships with foreign officials and other government agencies;
- Gathering information from the U.S. and host country to intercept and prevent terrorists and terrorist weapons; halting the proliferation of fraudulent documents and enhancing U.S. and host country border security and safety to combat the smuggling and trafficking of undocumented aliens, narcotics and contraband merchandise from entering the U.S.;
- Providing authoritative and long term advisory assistance to foreign government officials in support of CBP goals, operations and objectives, while ensuring compliance with bilateral and/or multilateral commitments, agreements or arrangements;
- Providing assistance on export control, counter-proliferation and the modernization of customs, commercial processing, passenger and cargo inspection; and
- Serving as a liaison between CBP and the foreign government officials on matters arising under the administration of reciprocal treaties as well as representing CBP in negotiations and agreements.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% of the time for this position.
- #### Job family (Series)
1896 Border Patrol Enforcement Series
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
- You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph
- CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures
- You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards
Who May Apply: - Current federal employees with competitive status who work for U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Promotion Eligibility Rules as of October 1, 2013 (Directive No. 51332-022B): - Candidates for this GS-15 supervisory/managerial position must have held a GS-14 supervisory or manager position other than the GS-14 Watch Commander or Training Operation Supervisor position. - The above requirement does not apply if you currently hold or previously held a permanent supervisory or managerial GS-15 position.
You qualify for the GS-15 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: - Interpreting a wide variety of laws, rules, regulations, and procedures concerning import/export or merchandise, cargo or personal regulations, etc.; - Directing a workforce engaged in the entrance and clearance of aircraft vessels and vehicles; - Inspecting and controlling cargo, mail, carriers, persons baggage entering and/or exiting the United States through a major port of entry; and - Overseeing enforcement of all laws relative to import and export of goods and merchandise.
Firearms Requirement: You will be required to carry a firearm while on duty. Anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (9)). Candidates will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense.
Physical and Medical Requirements: Because the duties of the position are of a strenuous nature and require a high degree of interaction and responsibility to the public, you may be required to undergo and successfully pass our medical screening process. We will schedule, provide and pay for the required basic medical examination. For more information, visit this link.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer 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.
You must: - Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and - Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 09/26/2019.
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.
Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are not CTAP eligible. Information about CTAP eligibility can be found here. You must submit the supporting documents listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. In addition, to be considered well qualified under CTAP, you must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities and/or competencies clearly exceeding the minimum requirements of the position. This will be measured by a score of 85 or higher.
This is a Non-Bargaining Unit status position.
Motor Vehicle Operation: You must have a valid automobile driver's license at the time of appointment.
Shift Work/Overtime: This position requires regular and recurring shift work. You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and duty locations. You could be required to work overtime on a daily basis and will be compensated up to an additional 25% of your base pay in accordance with the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014.
Travel: Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis.
Uniforms: This position requires you to wear an officially-approved uniform while in duty status.
Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI clearance level is required for this position.
Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve an 18-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position.
Supervisory Training: All newly appointed, permanent GS-15s are required to complete mandatory training. The training will be scheduled by the Office of Training and Development within the first 90 days of appointment. The duration of the training will include 5 weeks of in residence training in Harpers Ferry, WV. Note: This training may be waived if previously completed.
Mobility Agreement: If selected for this position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement.
Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the eligibility criteria for law enforcement retirement. For more information on required years of service and retirement age clink on this link. For further information on when an employee continues or discontinues coverage under the special retirement system for law enforcement officers, please see the CSRS and FERS handbook, Chapter 46, pages 12-13.
Financial Disclosure is required.
This position will be filled on a time-limited basis for an initial period not-to-exceed two (2) years. At discretion of management, this assignment may be extended for an additional period up to a maximum of five (5) years. The incumbent may be returned at any time to his/her position, or to a position of equivalent grade and pay as the one from which previously assigned. This is an accompanied tour.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Qualified U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) candidates will be ranked on the basis of the scores received on your U.S. Border Patrol Promotional Assessment. Competitive applicants must have a valid score when the announcement opens, or we cannot consider you for this position. Alternate Staffing (Non-Competitive) Candidates need not have a current, valid test score. Alternate Staffing (Non-Competitive) candidates include applicants who have permanently held a position at the highest grade announced or higher. Your application record will remain in a pending status until after the announcement closes, at which time we will upload test scores. If you have completed the assessment questionnaire and have uploaded all required documents for this announcement, there is nothing further you need to do at this time.
To preview the job questionnaire, see https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10595987
Background checks and security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk
Trust determination process
- Required Documents
- Your resume: A resume describing your job-related qualifications is required and will be used for the purpose of reviewing your qualifications and determining what training, if any, would be required when placed. Your resume must be in English and must include your job titles and a detailed description of your duties and the dates you performed them (MM/DD/YY), as well as your hours per week for each position listed. Your resume should also contain your full name, address, phone number, email address, and salary. To ensure all your experience is considered, the U.S. Border Patrol strongly suggests resumes should describe your experiences and accomplishments, assignment dates, duty locations, your current supervisor's contact information and specify whether you have performed duties in investigations, intelligence, or have worked in sector-level or national programs (e.g., horse patrol, BORSTAR, BORTAC, peer support, chaplaincy, canine, etc.), or been assigned to the U.S. Border Patrol Academy, and/or Sector or USBP Headquarters. Include leadership or specialized training and college level courses completed. Resumes should also specify each supervisory position held (clearly listing SBPA, FOS, SOS, WC, DPAIC, PAIC, ACPA, XO, DC, DCPA or CPA). Additionally, include all temporary promotions listing the grade, position, location, and period of time held; temporary details or special assignments held 30 days or more (assignment, location, and period of time); and any prior military or other specialized experience outside of USBP that is relevant to law enforcement work. NOTE: Resumes stored on USAJOBS will not automatically carry over to this announcement. You must upload or fax your resume and any other applicable supporting documentation.
- Your responses to the job questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10595987
- SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action): Current CBP Employees are encouraged, but not required, to submit an SF-50(s) for CBP experience; however, additional SF-50(s) are required when using federal experience outside of CBP to receive credit towards the following requirements. Your SF-50(s) should reflect the highest grade or full performance level held on a permanent basis in the competitive service and having met the time-in-grade requirement of having served 52 weeks at the grade level below (or equivalent) the grade level for this position.
- Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)? You must submit a separation notice; your most recent SF-50 (noting your current position, grade level and duty location); a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or equivalent; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; or a Military Department of National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.
- Veterans' preference points are not applicable to Merit Promotion announcements.
- Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
- Position title
- Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee)
- Beginning and ending dates of appointment
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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- How to Apply
Please upload your resume under "Resume" and any other applicable supporting documents mentioned above under the appropriate Document Type. If your Document Type is not listed, upload as "Other."
You may be asked to provide a copy of your recent performance appraisal and/or incentive awards. Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indication of quality prior experience, no points will be assigned.
CBP uses E-Verify, an internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify including your rights and responsibilities.
Every individual receives a fair opportunity throughout the federal recruitment and hiring process. Learn more here.
DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information visit this link. Disabled veteran leave will be available to any Federal employee hired on or after November 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more.
Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
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To begin your online application, click "Apply Online" to create a USAJOBS account and follow the prompts or log in to your existing account. Your application packet must include a completed assessment questionnaire, a resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation. Please see the "Required Documents" section below for additional information. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.
If you are unable to apply online or need to submit a document you do not have in electronic form, visit this link for more information regarding an Alternate Application process.
Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. The address below is for inquiries only. You may apply more than once, but the most recent application is the only one that will be used. **You must submit your resume, your online questionnaire, and any supporting documents by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 09/26/2019.
It is your responsibility to verify that any information entered or uploaded is received and is accurate.** Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application. Determining your eligibility and qualifications is dependent on the supporting documentation and information provided, which may impact your referral for further consideration. If a document is not legible, you will not be able to view it in your application and you must again upload it by the closing date.
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CBP Hiring Center
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Office of International Affairs CBP Hiring Center 6650 Telecom Drive Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46278 US
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The open period for this job opportunity announcement may be extended to allow for a sufficient applicant pool.
Once the job opportunity announcement has closed, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews. You will be notified by email after each of these steps has been completed. Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts with your USAJOBS account. If you are referred, you will receive a final notification of the disposition of the announcement. We expect to make a tentative job offer within 60 days after the close of the announcement. If you are selected, we may conduct a suitability/security background investigation.
Additional selections may be made beyond the total number of vacancies specified using this vacancy announcement. Further selections may also be made for additional organizational divisions and/or units within the duty location(s) listed above.
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.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545445000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.