Openings for Information Technology Specialists at Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is recruiting candidates for the Acquisition Professional Career Program (APCP) for Information Technology Specialists, an Entry-Level Acquisition Career Development Program in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

We are looking for exceptional, intelligent, self-starters to train, develop skills and gain the necessary experience to become a sought after acquisition professional.  These important positions will involve support of information technology related contracting and procurement activities for mission-critical goods and services in support of the DHS mission of securing our homeland.  As a member of the DHS team, you will have the chance to put your academic achievements and professional experience to work on behalf of our nation’s security by providing information technology procurement and acquisition services throughout  Department of Homeland Security.  In public service, you’ll be in a position of public trust and will be able to contribute immensely and truly make a difference.

Department of Homeland Security has several openings for APCP Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-7, positions.  Those candidates that gain entry into the Program will experience rotational assignments in the Department’s acquisition program offices, such as:  the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency.  In addition, program participants will receive technical and leadership training.  Upon successful completion of the three year program, program participants will be placed into a  position in one of the components with promotion potential to a GS-2210-12.  Federal careers offer a host of benefits such as: health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave and much more.

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Applications are due by June 22, 2015 – The vacancy announcement will close on MONDAY, June 22, 2014.

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