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Job opening: Supervisory Immigration Officer

Salary: $139 395 - 181 216 per year
Published at: Mar 27 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) position is located on a team that supports the Refugee, Asylum and International Operations (RAIO) Directorate. As a Supervisory Immigration Officer, you will supervise Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) Immigration Officers who identify fraud, trends and patterns through complex analyses and investigation and carry out policies and procedures governing the execution of immigration programs.


Serve as the FDNS Supervisor for FDNS personnel at a Regional, District, or Field Office. Direct FDNS personnel in the conduct of inquiries (system checks, interviews, and site visits) to validate/invalidate suspicions of individuals and organizations filing for immigration benefits under application and petition types processed by USCIS. Direct personnel in the conduct of systemic comprehensive reviews to determine fraud levels and vulnerabilities in the adjudications process, as well as addressing national security and public safety concerns. Coordinate efforts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) personnel and function as their local office's primary liaison with other local and regional, state, and federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies and task forces. Perform the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised, establish guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, and prepare plans, reports and analyses of the office's FDNS unit.



The qualifications for this position must be met by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on 04/05/2024. Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. The Time-in-Grade requirement must be met by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on 04/05/2024. GS-14: You qualify at the GS-14 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the federal government, that equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties: Providing technical and administrative guidance to a staff of officers engaged in programs administering the Immigration and Nationality Act (such as Adjudications, Inspections, Investigations, and Port-of-Entry or Border Protection) Overseeing the daily operations of goals, objectives and employees involved in fraud detection and national security Establishing and maintaining liaison with management and government officials Analyzing issues and implementing projects related to the establishment of program goals and objectives Establishing long-range work plans and determining the actions necessary to accomplish those objectives Please read the following important information to ensure you submit everything we need to consider your application: It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit your responses and appropriate documentation prior to 04/05/2024. Your resume will be used to determine your qualifications for the position advertised in this announcement. Therefore, your resume must highlight your most relevant, significant experience related to the requirements found in the qualification section of this announcement, as well as any applicable education. USCIS will only review the first 5 pages of your resume to determine your initial eligibility/qualifications for a position. As such, please be sure to include content to support your eligibility/qualifications for this position within the first 5 pages. Please note that your full resume will be made available to the hiring manager if you are referred. Be clear and specific when describing your work history since Human Resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated and ranked based on your responses to the online questions. Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information: Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job) Duties (be specific in describing your duties) Employer's name and address Supervisor name and phone number Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008) Start and end dates for each grade/pay level if you've held a federal position. Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week) Salary Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide the above information may result in a finding of ineligible. Note: Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Federal Experience: If you are using current or prior federal experience as a basis for qualifying for this position, the grade levels and length of employment (mm/dd/year) at each grade level must be listed in your work history. This information will be further validated if selected for this position. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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 criteria 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 service. Please provide the dates and amount of time/hours worked earning this experience.


EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

The Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate (FDNS) was established within USCIS to strengthen national security and the integrity of the country's legal immigration system by closely aligning the adjudication of immigration benefits and services with the identification of potential threats to national security and/or public safety, the detection and deterrence of fraud, and the use of law enforcement and intelligence information to ensure optimal security for U.S. communities. FDNS systematically identifies updates, and records indicators of fraudulent activities; manages fraud cases; identifies vulnerabilities and other weaknesses that compromise the integrity of the legal immigration system; and coordinates and provides logistical support in law enforcement and national security matters. FDNS is the primary conduit for information sharing and collaboration with law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

Training: If you have not already done so, you will be required to attend the residential, paid FDNS Officer Basic Training course. Additionally, if you have not already done so, you will be required to attend the residential, paid USCIS BASIC Officer training program, lasting six weeks, at a USCIS training facility. Both trainings must be successfully completed according to the standards of the agency. Failure to do so will be grounds for mandatory removal from the position. Such failure will result in either reassignment to a different position, demotion or separation by appropriate procedures. The selectee will also be required to attend and pass a supervisory training course as required by the agency (if not previously attended). Failure to attend or pass the supervisory course will be grounds for mandatory removal from the position. Such failure will result in either reassignment to a different position, demotion, or separation by appropriate procedures.



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