US Department of Homeland Security

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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2004
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

The US Department of Homeland Security exists to keep America safe. Created in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the department is devoted to keeping the US safe from natural and man-made disaster. Its activities include domestic nuclear detection, intelligence coordination, and protection of high-level government officials. The department's structure includes agencies for citizenship and immigration services, customs and border protection, emergency response and recovery (FEMA), and science and technology research. The US Department of Homeland Security has more... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   181 ratings

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Jeh Johnson

Secretary

It was a good place to work.

  Former IT Specialist in Washington, DC

Pros: The DHS Management Component has great work exposure to all of the DHS Components. The Senior Executives I meet or work for were top notch. Pay was good. Full Review

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Special Agent

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$117,912
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Transportation Security Officer

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$35,817
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IT Specialist

7 US Department of Homeland Security Salaries

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Washington, DC Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – I really don't recall much of anything about an interview so long ago. The hiring process started out electronically through USAJOBS and I eventually got an in person interview. I dressed by best and presented myself the best I good. Nothing out of the usual.Full Interview

Interview Question:
What are you strengths and weakness. Not a new question or unusual, but know your weakness and how you adjust for them Answer Question

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America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies (#2), DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Large), Partnership for Public Service, 2009
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