The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Homeland Security. The opening is for a SUPERVISORY REFUGEE OFFICER (WORLDWIDE) in Washington, District of Columbia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
SUPERVISORY REFUGEE OFFICER (WORLDWIDE) – Washington, District of Columbia
Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 35293Start Date: 01/14/2019End Date: 01/23/2019
Relocation expenses are authorized if you are a USCIS employee assigned to the Refugee, Asylum and International Operations program and have been approved for rotation from an overseas assignment. Relocation expenses for USCIS employees assigned to an OCONUS location will be considered on a case-by-case basis. GS-13: You qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the federal government, which has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties: Developing and drafting policy and/or operational guidance for the provision of refugee or asylum immigration benefit services. Review refugee, asylum, or other humanitarian immigration benefits decisions to ensure proper application of all relevant guidance with adjudicative standards and legislation and are applicable to the facts of the case. Adjudicate difficult and sensitive immigration benefit cases that are discretionary, precedent-setting, have high visibility and are important to the agency; Prepare reports, write legal analyses, and field guides to support final adjudicative decisions in support of refugee, asylum or other humanitarian immigration benefit program management objectives. Plan or assist in planning, managing and directing immigration operations and special projects. GS-14: You qualify at the GS-14 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the federal government, which has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. In addition to the requirements of the lower grade level, you must also have experience performing the following duties: Adjudicate refugee, asylum or other humanitarian immigration benefit cases that are sensitive, precedent-setting and have a national impact; Serve as an expert in analyzing the impact of existing or proposed legislation on refugee, asylum or humanitarian immigration benefit programs; Develop refugee, asylum or humanitarian immigration benefit program standards, policies, and procedures; Coordinate the long-range planning of new refugee, asylum or humanitarian immigration benefit programs; Assess the productivity, effectiveness and efficiency of refugee, asylum or humanitarian immigration benefit program operations. Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable), as it relates to this job opportunity. Please be clear and specific when describing your work history as we cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will also be rated and ranked among others 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. 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.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!