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Mission Support Careers
The Office of the Secretary oversees activities with federal, state, local and private entities to; strengthen our borders, provide for intelligence analysis and infrastructure protection, improve the use of science and technology to counter weapons of mass destruction, and create a comprehensive response and recovery system.
The Science and Technology Directorate establishes, administers, and coordinates the research and development and test and evaluation standards activities for the Department and advises the Secretary on efforts and priorities in support of the Department's missions.
The Office of Intelligence and Analysis collects, gathers, processes, analyzes, produces, or disseminates intelligence information, including homeland security, terrorism, and weapons of mass destruction information.
The Office of Operations Coordination integrates departmental and strategic level interagency planning and coordinates Department operations to effectively conduct joint homeland security operations across Components and mission areas.
The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties provides operational support, oversight, training, policy and program advice and review to the Department's leadership on civil rights and civil liberties issues, investigates and resolves complaints from the public concerning civil rights and civil liberties abuses or racial, ethnic, or religious profiling, and leads departmental Equal Employment Opportunity programs.
The Office of Inspector General serves as an independent and objective inspection, audit, and investigative body to promote effectiveness, efficiency, and economy in the Department's programs and operations, and to prevent and detect fraud, abuse, mismanagement, and waste in such programs and operations.
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) improves the nation's capability to detect and report unauthorized attempts to import or use nuclear or radiological material against the nation.
The National Protection and Programs Directorate oversees the safeguarding of critical information systems and high risk critical infrastructure including telecommunications assets; leads the Department's cybersecurity programs for the federal government and the private sector; facilitates the Department's identity management and biometrics services; coordinates risk management methodologies across the Department; and works with state, local, and private sector partners to identify threats, determine vulnerabilities, and target resources toward the greatest risks.
The Management Directorate administers; the budget, appropriations, fund expenditures, accounting and finance, procurement, acquisitions, human resources, enterprise wide learning and development, personnel, facilities, property, equipment and other material resources, security for personnel, information technology and communications systems, grants and other assistance management programs, and identification and tracking of performance measurements relating to the responsibilities of the Department.
The Office of Health Affairs supports and advises the Department on medical issues related to natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters and coordinates the Department's bio-defense activities, ensuring a unified and integrated approach to medical preparedness and response initiatives.
Careers with other Mission Support offices are available, including the Privacy Office, Office of Legislative Affairs, Office of General Counsel, Office of Public Affairs and the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, and others.
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Law Enforcement Careers
U.S. Secret Service protects the President and Vice President of the U.S., their families, heads of state, and other designated individuals; plans and implements security designs for designated National Special Security Events; investigates violations of laws relating to counterfeiting of obligations and securities of the U.S.; investigates financial crimes that include, but are not limited to, access device fraud; and investigates computer based attacks on our nation's financial, banking, and telecommunications infrastructure.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) secures the nation's borders, while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel, safeguards the nation's homeland at and beyond its border, enforces U.S. laws and regulations, and executes a priority mission keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the U.S.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enforces immigration and customs laws and protects the U.S. against terrorist attacks by identifying criminal activities and eliminating vulnerabilities that pose a threat along our borders, as well as enforcing economic, transportation, and infrastructure security.
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) provides consolidated interagency law enforcement training, serving various federal, state, local, tribal, and international law enforcement agencies.
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Immigration and Travel Security Careers
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) oversees lawful immigration to the U.S. by establishing national immigration services policies and priorities to preserve America's legacy as a nation of immigrants while ensuring that no one is admitted who is a threat to public safety. USCIS adjudicates (decides upon) the petitions and applications of potential immigrants, including: immigrant visa petitions, naturalization petitions, and asylum and refugee applications.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) protects the nation's transportation systems - looks for bombs at checkpoints in airports, inspects rail cars, and patrols subways with law enforcement partners - to ensure the freedom of movement for people and commerce.
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Prevention and Response Careers
The U.S. Coast Guard protects the public, the environment, and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region in which those interests may be at risk, including international waters and America's coasts, ports, and inland waterways and is the head of one of the nation's five armed forces.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) leads and supports the nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation, to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters; and is the principal advisor to the President, the Homeland Security Council, and the Secretary for all matters relating to emergency management in the U.S.