Job opening: Director, Field Operations
Salary: $147 649 - 221 900 per year
Published at: Jan 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Our Mission is Clear Protect the American people, safeguard our borders, and enhance the nation's economic prosperity.
Who May Apply: Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified individuals within the civil service. U.S. citizenship is required.
Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security; within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations.
Note: This vacancy announcement may be used to fill Senior Executive Service (SES) Director, Field Operations positions at any duty location listed in this vacancy announcement. You may specify the duty location(s) you wish to be considered for, on the attached questionnaire. One Selection Certificate will be used for all duty locations.
As Director, Field Operations, you will be responsible for managing the full range of inspection, intelligence analysis, examination, and law enforcement activities, to include apprehension, detention, and arrests relating to the arrival and departure of persons, as well as the detention and seizure of conveyances and merchandise at Ports of Entry within an assigned geographic area.
Through subordinate Assistant Directors/Port Directors, supervisors, and support staff, you will plan and direct layered enforcement activities to address border security, and ensure compliance with trade laws. The enforcement activities include interdiction and security, passenger operations, passenger and cargo targeting and analysis, tactical operations, and animal and plant health inspection. These enforcement activities are to protect the Homeland from international terrorists, implements of terrorism, illegal immigrants, drugs, and other contraband.
You will oversee planning, direction, and timely execution of CBP programs within the area of responsibility, including development, assignment, and authentication with National strategies, goals, and objectives for supervisors and managers of subordinate organizational units. You will approve multi-year and long-range work plans developed by the supervisors or managers of subordinate organizational units and subsequently manage the overall work to enhance achievement of the goals and objectives. You will advise and assist the trade community and importing public on CBP policies and procedures, prospective import/export changes/restrictions, possible seizures of merchandise, etc. You will provide informative outreach programs to local community and trade associations.
Executive Core and Technical Qualification Requirements:
You must show in your résumé that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) that apply to the SES, and the Technical Qualification listed below.
Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/
We recommend that your résumé emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.
Executive Core Qualifications - Mandatory
ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Technical Qualifications - Mandatory
6. Knowledge of Federal inspectional laws, rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to anti-terrorism and border protection/facilitation (e.g., trade compliance, passenger, immigration, agriculture, and cargo operations).
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Washington, DC 20229
- Name: Douglass Warner
- Phone: 202-325-6145
- Email: [email protected]