Queens, NY, New York USD
Mar 9, 2012
May 1, 2012
Queens, NY
New York
Paralegal Specialist Position-JFK Airport
US Department Of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
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Joining the Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations will allow you to use your expertise to provide legal support of those executing the law enforcement duties at the port level. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen homeland security by performing paralegal activities such as reviewing and finalizing claims, preparing cases, and participating in the work of a paralegal team.

Customs & Border Protection (CBP): Securing America’s Borders
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact. Join DHS.
Discover a challenging and rewarding career in CBP, the sole organization responsible for securing the nation’s borders. At U.S. Customs and Border Protection, we:
· Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country
· Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products
· Prevent unauthorized entry into the country
· Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border

Who May Apply:

· Open to all U.S. Citizens
· Status candidates may also apply at
http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/310137500 and http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/310144900
· For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please see http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/gc_1303762131481.shtm.
Organizational Location: This position is located within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, New York Field Office, Queens (JFK Airport), NY. Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Note: One or more selections may be made using this job opportunity announcement.


· You must be a U.S. Citizen
· You may be required to successfully complete a background investigation
· Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
· You may be required to pass initial and random drug testing


In this position you will become a key member of a team of homeland security professionals providing key legal support for the law enforcement duties at the port level. Typical work assignments include:

Performing legal support work arising from seizures, penalties, and liquidated damages assessed under applicable laws and regulations
Reviewing and finalizing claims for liquidated damages and penalty cases
Preparing synopses of cases including alternatives and recommended solutions
Holding conferences with the importing public to provide status of cases or required procedures
High School Diploma +
$35,309.00 to $56,863.00 / Per Year
Full Time - Permanent
[email protected]
http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/310137500 and http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/310144900

Lenard H. Angevine
Office of Diversity and Civil Rights (DCR)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Department of Homeland Security