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Immigration Attorney in Denver, CO

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Company name

U.S. Department Of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration

Location

USA Denver, CO

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


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Immigration Analyst (Fdns), GS 5 - 9 The candidate: Utilizes USCIS data systems and other law enforcement and commercial databases to perform complex data entry, analysis and reporting. Collects and analyzes information through system checks, electronic inquiries, and contact with record owners. Performs or assists FDNS Immigration Officers and/or Intelligence Research Specialists in analysis activities, to include the development of databases, document preparation and report creation. Maintains direct contact with the law enforcement and intelligence communities and other entities, in order to obtain information surrounding a lookout system interest. Uses data to prepare briefing documents that clearly defines the issue, provides background information, identifies alternatives and recommends solutions that align to the mission and objective of the organization. Reviews applications and petitions with supporting documentation, in accordance with official policies and procedures, in conjunction with background check and anti-fraud missions. Consults watch list record holders and obtains information from law enforcement officers concerned with the integrity of national security and public safety investigations. Traveling is required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have the following qualifications:
For GS-05: Must have 3+ years of progressively responsible experience, one year of which was experience equivalent to the GS-4 grade level that demonstrates the ability to: Analyze problems to identify significant factors and gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; Plan and organize work and communicate effectively orally and in writing; and; Deal effectively with others in person-to-person situations.

Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work. Experience in substantive and relevant secretarial, clerical, or other responsible work is qualifying if it provided evidence of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position. Experience of a general clerical nature (typing, filing, routine procedural processing, maintaining records, or other non-specialized tasks) is not creditable.

Educational Substitution: Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree or a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a Bachelor's degree. This education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university. One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester or 45 quarter hours.

For GS-07: Must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 in Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. For this position, specialized experience is defined as performing developmental assignments under the close guidance of a higher graded analyst. Such experience may include: Selecting, abstracting, and excerpting data from specific sources and compiling them for the use of higher graded analysts. Evaluating and making preliminary analyses of background check data pertaining to individuals.

For GS-09: Must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 in Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. For this position, specialized experience is defined as conducting searches and analyzing information from records/databases to assist in the detection of fraud. Such experience may include: Providing assistance to analysts in the gathering of data, preparing documentation and creating reports related to background checks. Researching and collecting information from databases to determine if information vets to a subject and the extent of derogatory information. Interviewing database record holders and law enforcement officers to verify facts and obtain specific information; securing conviction records; and performing record searches.

Educational Substitution: May substitute a Master's degree or 2 full years of graduate education leading to such a degree in any field or a J.D. or L.L.B. degree for experience required at the GS-7 grade level. Such education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

Note: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee. Internal to an agency and current federal employees of this agency can apply.

Application deadline: 06/18/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number: CIS-10226196-FDS-DEN. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S. Department Of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
70 Kimball Avenue
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: 952-697-8380
Fax: 952-697-8371