Pay Range
$43,964 - $63,517 Per Year
Job Grade
Apply By: 2018-01-19
Published: 2 months ago

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Job Summary

Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations.

Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders.

In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage.

In the Secret Service, we:Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilitiesPlan and implement security designs for National Special Security EventsInvestigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructureJoining the Secret Service, Office of Investigations, San Jose Resident Office (SJO) will allow you to use automated systems and other methods to research, review, analyze, document and report investigative and protective support information.

Apply for this exciting opportunity to impact the quality and thoroughness of squad operations and the mission of the office, thereby affecting the prosecution of cases.

This Investigative Support Assistant position starts at a salary of $43,964 (GS-06 step1), with promotion potential to $70,334 (GS-08 step 10).

For more information on the Secret Service click here.More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.


You qualify for the GS-6 level (starting salary $43,964) if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level performing duties such as: preparing reports and correspondence; conducting searches and inputting data into computerized criminal databases; and responding to inquiries.You qualify for the GS-7 level (starting salary $48,856) if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level performing duties such as: retrieving and compiling investigative reports; using a variety of law enforcement data systems to process and track evidence; and creating and maintaining investigative case files.National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Qualifications Must Be Met: The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.

If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Pay Plan
General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Travel Requirement
Not Required
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Who May Apply
All United States citizens.View common definitions of terms found in this annonuncement.
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