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Job Experience Levels

No matter where you are in your career—at the very beginning of your professional career, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your career—the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.
  • Active Service Members - The Department's Operation Warfighter Initiative is a temporary assignment/internship program for service members that are convalescing at military treatment facilities.

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 Selective Placement Coordinator to be considered for a job.

Last Published Date: February 21, 2014
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