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Military Spouse Opportunities

The Department is hiring qualified military spouses to fill various Department of Homeland Security positions. To be considered under this authority, applicants must meet the military spouse requirements listed below, as well as the qualifications for the position.

Job opportunity announcements will be open from May 10 to May 20, 2022. Once the announcements close, the Department will invite qualified individuals to interview with an agency representative.

You are eligible to apply if you are:

  • The spouse of an active duty member of the armed forces;
  • The spouse of a service member who is 100% disabled due to a service-connected injury; or
  • The spouse of a service member killed while on active duty.

Please note, you are no longer eligible if you remarry. Visit Feds Hire Vets to learn more about eligibility requirements.

To pre-determine your qualifications for the positions and grades listed below, we strongly encourage you to carefully read each job description. Review the OPM Qualifications Standards website to determine the minimum qualifications for the position job series and grade for which you are interested in applying.

View and apply to open announcements in the table below.

Position Title Series & Grade DHS Component Location Number of Positions
Entry-Level, HR and Operations Positions*
*Provide your resume and contact information directly on the linked form to apply
GS-0343-7/9/11 I&A Washington, DC 4

Staff Assistant

GS-0301-12

ICE CFO

Washington, DC

1

Mission Support Specialist

GS-0301-07

ICE OCR

Washington, DC (local commuting area)

1

Legal Assistant

GS-0986-5/6/7

ICE OPLA

Boston, MA & San Francisco, CA (local commuting area)

1

Legal Assistant

GS-0986-5/6/7

ICE OPLA

Baltimore, MD

1

Mission Support Specialist

GS-0301-9/11/12

ICE OPLA

Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, & Baltimore, MD

3

Mission Support Specialist

GS-0301-7/9

ICE HSI

Sioux Falls, SD

1

Management & Program Analyst

GS-0343-14

ICE HSI

Boston, MA

1

Administrative Specialist

GS-0301-11

USSS

Washington, DC

1

Administrative Operations Specialist

GS-0301-09

USSS

Washington, DC

4

Human Resources Specialist

GS-0201-12

FLETC

Glynco, GA

Few

Mission Support Assistant

GS-0303-07

CBP

Freer, TX

1

CBP Technician

GS-1802-05

CBP

Boston, MA and Houlton, ME

7

CBP Technician

GS-1802-6/7

CBP

Boston, MA and Houlton, ME

7

Mission Support Specialist

GS-0301-09

CBP

Providence, RI

1

Mission Support Specialist

GS-0301-11

CBP

Boston, MA and Hartford, CT

2

Program Manager

GS-0340-12

CBP

Sterling, VA

1

Program Manager

GS-0340-13

CBP

Sterling, VA

1

Management and Program Analyst

GS-0343-11

CBP

Sterling, VA

1

Customs Entry Officer GS-1894-7/9 CBP Kansas City, MO 1

Accounting Technician

GS-0525-07

USCG

Elizabeth City, NC

1

Housing Management Assistant

GS-1173-07

USCG

Alameda, CA

1

Supervisory Housing Management Specialist

GS-1173-12

USCG

Alameda, CA

1

Electronics Mechanic

WG-2604-11

USCG

New Haven, CT

1

Construction Control Representative

GS-0809-11

USCG

Oakland, CA

1

Recreation Assistant

GS-0189-05

USCG

New London, CT

1

Purchasing Agent

GS-1105-10

USCG

Baltimore, MD

2

Engineering Technician

GS-0802-07

USCG

Baltimore, MD

1

Human Resources Assistant (OA)

GS-0203-07

USCG

Baltimore, MD

1

Program Specialist (Environmental Response)

GS-0301-09

USCG

Washington DC, DC

3

Security Specialist (Port)

GS-0080-12

USCG

Port Arthur, TX

1

Information Technology Specialist

GS-2210-12

USCG

Martinsburg, WV

1

Legal Instruments Examiner

GS-0963-08/09

USCG

Martinsburg, WV

3

Supervisory Marine Transportation Specialist

GS-2101-13

USCG

Martinsburg, WV

1

Marine Transportation Specialist

GS-2101-12

USCG

Martinsburg, WV

1

Supply Technician

GS-2005-06/07

USCG

Elizabeth City, NC

1

Vessel Documentation Clerk

GS-0303-04/05

USCG

Falling Waters, WV

2

Supervisory Paralegal Specialist

GS-0950-12

USCG

Falling Waters, WV

1

Legal Instruments Examiner

GS-0963-06/07

USCG

Martinsburg, WV

1

Marine Machinery Repairer/Mechanic

WG-5334-08/09/10

USCG

Boston, MA

1

Electrical

WG-2805-10

USCG

New London, CT

1

Legal Instruments Examiner

GS-0963-04/05

USCG

New York, NY

1

Legal Instruments Examiner

GS-0963-04/05

USCG

New York, NY

1

Safety and Occupational Health Manager

GS-0018-13

USCG

Alameda, CA

1

Marine Transportation System Specialist (CYBER)

GS-0301-12

USCG

Richmond, NY

1

Supervisory Procurement Analyst

GS-1102-13

USCG

Alameda, CA

1

Supv General Inspection, Investigation and Compliance Specialist

GS-1801-12

USCG

Oakland, CA and Boston, MA

2

Immigration Services Officer (ISO)

GS-1801-5

USCIS

Lincoln, NE
Dallas, TX
Laguna Niguel, CA
Arlington, VA

17

Immigration Service Officer (ISO)

GS-1801-5

USCIS

List within Job Announcement

25

Immigration Services Assistant (OA)

GS-1805-5

USCIS

Laguna Niguel, CA
Essex Junction, VT

8

Immigration Service Assistant (OA)

GS-1805-5

USCIS

List within Job Announcement

25

Legal Administrative Specialist

GS-0901-5

USCIS

Tampa, FL
San Francisco, CA
Bethpage, NY
New Orleans, LA
Newark, NJ
Miami, FL
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Boston, MA
Arlington, VA

36

Government Information Specialist GS-0306-11/12 FEMA Washington, DC 1
Program Analyst GS-0343-13 FEMA Washington, DC 1

Program Analyst

GS-0343-12/13 FEMA Washington, DC 1
Management and Program Analyst GS-0343-9/11/12 CISA Various (Remote) 2

After the application date closes, a DHS human resources specialist will review your resume. If you qualify, you may be referred for an interview with a hiring manager. Interviews and selections will take place from late May through mid-June.

Last Updated: 05/11/2022
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