Thursday , November 30 2023

Entry Level Homeland Security Jobs – Physical Scientist (Quality Manager)

Website U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Job Description:

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.


Job Requirements:

  • Basic Educational Requirement: You must provide supporting documentation in your application to show you meet the basic requirement below:
  • A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • OR
  • B. Combination of education and experience–education equivalent to one of the majors shown in “A” above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • AND
  • Experience: You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as:
    • Performing and overseeing internal quality audits to evaluate laboratory compliance with provisions of the Quality Manual;
    • Assisting with reviewing technical work of analysts through statistical sampling techniques to evaluate adequacy of test methods, reproducibility and conformance with policies and procedures; and
    • Preparing and providing routine training on Internal Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17025 standards.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
  • Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below)
  • You may be required to pass a background investigation
  • CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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