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  5. Joint Duty Program
  6. How to Apply to a Joint Duty Assignment

How to Apply

Joint Duty assignments are now available on USAJOBS. With a USAJOBS account, you can save and review Joint Duty opportunities, automate searches, and manage your applications, including resumés and required documents.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for a Joint Duty Assignment, interested applicants must:

  • be a GS-13, 14, 15 or equivalent;
  • have supervisory approval;
  • be a permanent, full-time federal employee;
  • have an "achieved expectations" or "proficient" rating on their most recent performance evaluation; and
  • have no outstanding disciplinary action or grievance.

How to Apply

View current DHS Joint Duty Opportunities on USAJOBS and follow the instructions below to apply:

  1. Prepare your application package. The application package should include:
  2. Submit a complete application package for every assignment you apply to in USAJOBS.

You may also join the Joint Duty Program email list to learn about current opportunities. Please contact jointdutyprogramoffice@hq.dhs.gov with any questions.

Last Updated: 01/25/2022
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