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www.dhs.gov
Washington, DC
10000+ employees
2004
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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 ... Read more

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    I have been working at US Department of Homeland Security full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance and benefits.

    Cons

    Relocation to St. E's will be a bear with limited parking

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US Department of Homeland Security Interviews

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    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at US Department of Homeland Security (San Antonio, TX) in January 2017.

    Interview

    DHS was conducting on the spot interviews at a Job fair. I wrote my name on the roster with an HR person doing initial screening of resumes. They then called me and I had a 1on 1 interview to describe in detail the job opportunity,

    Interview Questions

    • Experience in the field of Security   1 Answer
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US Department of Homeland Security Awards & Accolades

  • Federal 100 Award (Luke McCormack- CIO), Federal Computer Week, 2015
  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies (#2), DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
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