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Strategic Analyst

$112,015 – $183,500 Per Year
Closing on Feb 01, 2024

About Department of Homeland Security – Agency Wide

DHS is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. The DHS Joint Duty Program (JDP) is an intra- and inter-departmental program which offers civilian personnel professional and developmental opportunities. Joint Duty Assignments (JDAs) enhance operations and mission execution through unity of effort and collaboration. The DHS JDP is a human capital program initiative which is managed by OCHCO at DHS headquarters. The DHS JDP’s purpose is two-fold: to encourage and to facilitate assignments of DHS personnel to other DHS components as well as outside agencies. The purpose of JDAs is to gain multi-component, multi-faceted experience focused on cross-cutting DHS and Federal-wide operations to enhance performance of the individual, the organizations, and the Department. JDAs are for a period not to exceed 1 year and do not qualify for Joint Duty credit. The DHS JDP covers current Federal employees at the GS-13 through GS-15 grade levels and equivalent. The DHS JDP does not apply to members of the military service or contractors. JDAs do not offer Temporary Promotions.

District of Columbia, Washington
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Job summary

This assignment is a minimum 6-month non-reimbursable assignment. that can be renewed. This assignment is with PLCY/CTTPLE/CTET We encourage you to read the entire announcement prior to submitting your application. This is not a Virtual JDA. Series Requested: 0132,0301,0343. Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Compartment Information

Major duties

Lead Department-wide efforts to develop, coordinate, and implement policies, plans, and strategies to counter terrorists, emerging threats, and hostile-nation states. Duties will include aligning policy, plans, and strategies with the National Security Council and Interagency; coordinating and implementing leadership priorities for CT; and preparing and interacting with leadership for all CT engagements. NOTE: Primary place of duty is in SCIF but occasional telework arrangements are acceptable.


Qualifications required: Supporting the development of, or providing intelligence in support of, policies, plans, and strategies to address countering terrorism, emerging threats, and/or hostile nation states. Assessing policies or intelligence related to counterterrorism, emerging threats, and/or hostile nation states. Analyzing information to produce reports with recommendations. Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application: It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement. Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume. Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information: Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job) Duties (Be specific in describing your duties) Name of Federal agency Supervisor name, email, and phone number Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)


EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.


We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education, and training will be rated using a job questionnaire based on the competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this Joint Duty Assignment. If you are among the best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. After reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination will be made. You must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement. Note: DHS continues to take necessary steps to keep our workforce safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. If you receive a final Joint Duty Assignment offer to onboard, please complete the onboarding requirements and/or forms and submit them electronically in an expeditious manner. Your start date may be delayed if the action above is not completed.