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Homeland Security

Commitment to a Diverse Workforce


With a mission and occupations as unique as those in the Department of Homeland Security, we need a workforce that is equally diverse and reflects the face of the nation that it serves and protects. Improving diversity benefits the Department by enhancing our capabilities through increased points of view, creativity and life experiences. 

We are committed to increasing diversity at all levels throughout the Department and seek applicants that provide the widest range of solutions, ideas, perspectives, skills, experiences and backgrounds to protect and secure America.

The Department promotes diversity as a matter of inclusion, equity and fairness and optimizes the talents, characteristics, origins and experiences of everyone working to carry out our mission. Integrating diversity is a regular part of doing business at the Department.

Persons with Disabilities who hold a certification eligibility letter from a State Vocational Rehabilitation Office or the Department of Veterans Affairs may apply for Homeland Security employment opportunities through one of several special hiring authorities. Applicants with certification eligibility letters may apply directly to a Homeland Security Homeland Security Selective Placement Coordinator to be considered for a job.

Last Published Date: November 3, 2014
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