DHS is Hiring

DHS is Hiring

The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 230,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analysis to chemical facility inspections. Our primary goal is clear - keeping America safe.

Current job opportunities include:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Business Operations/Mission Support
    • Human Resources
    • Logistics
    • Finance
    • Procurement
    • Public Affairs
  • Immigration
  • Travel Security
  • Prevention and Response
  • Cyber
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Intelligence
  • Emergency Management
  • And many more

Upcoming Recruitment Opportunities

Please attend one of the following events to meet with Department recruiters, hiring managers, and human resources specialists to discuss our mission and current job opportunities. 

DateEventLocationTarget Audience

October 11, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CST)

Congressman Bennie G. Thompson College & Career Fair

Greenville Speedway
1040 S. Raceway Road, Greenville, MS 38703

College Students, Graduates, and Professionals

October 15 - 16, 2019

Association of the United States Army, Warriors to the Workforce in Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001


November 7, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST)


Fort Belvoir Community Center
Building 1200 Taylor Rd Fort Belvoir, VA 22060


November 22, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

Career Expo for People with Disabilities

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Atrium Hall
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004

Individuals with Disabilities to include College Students, Graduates, and Professionals

December 4, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

DHS Day at Joint Base Myer/Henderson Hall

Henderson Hall Community Center Building 405
228 McNair Road Fort Myer, VA  22211


Recruitment Webinars

As part of our recruiting efforts, DHS is hosting a series of webinars prior to each upcoming in-person recruitment event. Each webinar provides attendees with information on the DHS mission, tips on writing a federal resume, and an overview of current available job opportunities.

Please select the webinar you are interested in and register with the link provided. All sessions are scheduled in Eastern Daylight Time (EST).

Webinar Schedule

Date and TimeTarget AudienceRegistration and Deadline

Thursday, October 3
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

College Students, Graduates and Professionals

Register for the 10/3/2019 Webinar by October 2

Monday, October 7
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Register for the 10/7/2019 Webinar by October 6

Monday, November 4
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

VeteransRegister for the 11/4/2019 Webinar by November 3

Thursday, November 14
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Individuals with Disabilities to include College Students, Graduates and ProfessionalsRegister for the 11/14/2019 Webinar by November 13

Monday, December 2
5:00 p.m. –   7:30 p.m.

VeteransRegister for the 12/2/2019 Webinar by December 1

Note: Each webinar is limited to the first 1,000 participants. Once capacity is reached, the webinar will be closed.

Reasonable Accommodations: Captioning services have been arranged for all webinar sessions. We will provide the link upon registration.

Apply Online

All candidates are strongly encouraged to apply to our open job opportunity announcements on USAJOBS.

Learn More

For more information about careers at DHS, please visit:

DHS is fully committed to inclusive diversity as it emphasizes the importance of building inclusive workplaces and is comprised of a set of behaviors that promote collaboration, creativity and innovation, high performance, fairness and respect, and an environment where employees believe they belong. An inclusive and diverse workforce enables DHS to be more responsive to the public it serves and better equipped in fulfilling its missions, including preventing terrorism, securing and managing our borders, enforcing and administering our immigration laws, safeguarding and securing cyberspace and ensuring resilience to disasters.

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