Immigration Services Officer 1
US Citizenship and Immigration Services
About the organization
Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (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. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; Join DHS.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. We uphold America's promise as a nation of welcome and possibility with fairness, integrity, and respect for all we serve. Visit uscis.gov/careers for more information.
Adjudicating complex cases, conducting security checks, identifying fraud, interviewing applicants and petitioners, ensuring program quality assurance, conducting training and liaising and communicating decisions.
Analyzing the effectiveness of existing and proposed standards, regulations and policies.
Assuming authority on the adjudication of cases involving national security and egregious public safety concerns.
Independently conducting legal research and preparing briefs, position papers, legal decisions and opinions, notices of intent, notices to appear in removal proceedings and motions/responses to the court.
Developing standard operating policies and procedures designed to detect and prevent benefit fraud and monitor progress to determine if objectives are being met.
You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National to apply for this position
Successfully pass a Background Investigation including financial disclosure
You must pass a drug screening
You must submit resume and supporting documentation
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service
Political appointees may require OPM approval before on-boarding
Residency Requirement: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This residency requirement states that candidates must have, for three of the last five years immediately prior to applying for this position; (1) resided in the United States; OR (2) worked for the United States Government as an employee overseas in a Federal or Military capacity, OR (3) been a dependent of a U.S. Federal or Military employee serving overseas.
ISO BASIC TRAINING: If you have not already done so, you will be required to attend a residential USCIS Officer training course. This technical training 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.
Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a probationary period of 1 year.
Physical Demands: Applicants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
USD $41,514-USD $81,771
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact email: [email protected]
Please send your resume and Peace Corp eligibility letter to [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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