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Agency Directory

The following is a list of Veteran Employment Program Offices responsible for promoting veterans' recruitment, employment, training and development, and retention within their respective agencies. Veterans are encouraged to contact these individuals for specific information on employment opportunities in those agencies.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the independent federal agency that manages U.S. foreign economic and humanitarian assistance programs around the world.

Agency Contact
Alicia Pierson
vets@usaid.gov

Tel: (703) 310-0677

Mission: We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact
Christine Tomkus
VeteranHiring@usda.gov

The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Michelle Brown
vetprogram@hq.doe.gov

The Commerce Department's mission is to help make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Roseal F. Fowlkes
VeteransEmploymentProgram@doc.gov

Tel: (202) 482-5110

The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Bruce Bixby
dodhra.mc-alex.dcpas.mbx.soar@mail.mil

Tel: (703) 475-4465

The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact
Wayne B. Wright
SRO_Recruiting@ed.gov

Tel: (202) 987-1937

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact
Paris Bannourah
Vets@hhs.gov

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. Our duties are wide-ranging, and our goal is clear - keeping America safe.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Every year, DHS hires thousands of people in a vast array of different occupations. Many of these jobs are similar to those found in the Armed Forces.  The skills and experience you have acquired throughout your military service is highly valued and sought after.

IMPORTANT! Please ensure to submit any questions or inquiries directly to the DHS Component(s) points of contacts listed below based on your career interests.

Law Enforcement Careers:

The United States Secret Service (USSS) safeguards the nation's financial infrastructure and payment systems to preserve the integrity of the economy, and protects national leaders, visiting heads of state and government, designated sites, and National Special Security Events.

Mission Critical Occupations Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) (1811); Uniformed Division Police Officer (0083).

Contact Name: Elmer Pagaragan
Contact Name: Brandon Cleveland
Email: employ.veterans@usss.dhs.gov
Phone: 1-888-813-8777

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is one of the Department of Homeland Security’s largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws.

Mission Critical Occupations
Marine Interdiction Agent (1801); Air Interdiction Agent (1881/2181); Customs and Border Protection Officer (1895); Border Patrol Agent (1896); Agriculture Specialist (0401); Auditing (0511); Paralegal Specialist (0950); Import Specialist (1889) and Customs Entry & Liquidating (1894)

Contact Name: Jeffery R. Jack
Email: Jeffrey.R.Jack@cbp.dhs.gov
Phone: 202-281-8268

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) promotes homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade, and immigration.

Mission Critical Occupations
Intelligence Analyst (0132); Deportation Officer (1801); Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) (1811); and General Attorney (0905)

Contact Name: Kimberly Burke
Email: veterans.ICE@ice.dhs.gov
Phone: 202-732-6307

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) leads the national effort to defend critical infrastructure against the threats of today, while working with partners across all levels of government and in the private sector to secure against the evolving risks of tomorrow.

Mission Critical Occupations
General Inspection & Investigation (1801) and Information Technology Specialist (2210)

Contact Name: Keith Cassant
Email: Veterans@cisa.dhs.gov
Phone: 202-714-5130

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) provides career-long training to law enforcement professionals to help them fulfill their responsibilities safely and proficiently.

Mission Critical Occupations
Law Enforcement Instructor (1801)

Contact Name: FLETC Help Desk
Email: vetinfo@fletc.dhs.gov
Phone: 912-267-2289

The Federal Protective Service (FPS) has a mission to protect more than 9,000 federal properties in every state and territory.  Broken up into 11 regions, the men and women of the Federal Protective Service are committed to meet both the law enforcement needs of the government as well as the physical security threat requirements.

Mission Critical Occupations
Law Enforcement Specialist (Unformed Inspector) (1801); Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) (1811); Budget Analyst (0560), Cyber/IT and a variety of other support functions job series.

Contact Name: Currently Vacant
Email: Careers@FPS.DHS.GOV

Phone: N/A

Prevention and Response Careers:

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. The Coast Guard protects the maritime economy and the environment, defends our maritime borders, and saves those in peril.

Mission Critical Occupations
Security Specialist (Port) (0080) and Contracting Specialist (1102)

Contact Name: Dale Perez 
Email: veterans@uscg.mil
Phone: (202) 795-6313 

The Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) supports our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Mission Critical Occupations
Emergency Management Specialist (0089)

Contact Name: Byron Williams
Email:  fema-veterans@fema.dhs.gov
Phone: N/A

Travel Security and Immigration Careers:

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administers the nation’s lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values.

Mission Critical Occupations
Immigration Services Officer, Adjudication Officer, Immigration Officer, Refugee Officer (1801) and Hearing and Appeals (0930)

Contact Name: Robyn M. Logsdon
Email: Veteransemploymentprograms@uscis.dhs.gov
Phone: 240-721-2540

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) protects the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.

Mission Critical Occupations
Transportation Security Officer (1802); and Federal Air Marshal (1801)

Contact Name: TSA Help Desk or Darrett Lomax
Email: tsavets@tsa.dhs.gov
Phone: 1-877-872-7990

Mission Support Careers:

Mission Support Offices carry out critical duties that support the essential functions of DHS. The following offices are considered Mission Support:

The Management Directorate is responsible for budget, appropriations, expenditure of funds, accounting and finance; procurement; human resources and personnel; information technology systems; facilities, property, equipment, and other material resources; providing biometric identification services; and identification and tracking of performance measurements relating to the responsibilities of the Department.

The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is the primary research and development arm of the Department. It provides federal, state and local officials with the technology and capabilities to protect the homeland.

The Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) equips the Homeland Security Enterprise with the timely intelligence and information it needs to keep the homeland safe, secure, and resilient.

The mission of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office is to counter attempts by terrorists or other threat actors to carry out an attack against the United States or its interests using a weapon of mass destruction.

The Office of Operations Coordination (OOC) provides information daily to the Secretary of Homeland Security, senior leaders, and the homeland security enterprise to enable decision-making; oversees the National Operations Center; and leads the Department’s Continuity of Operations and Government Programs to enable continuation of primary mission essential functions in the event of a degraded or crisis operating environment.

Information on employment within the above offices can be obtained by contacting:

Contact Name: Zakia Sullivan
Email: veterans@hq.dhs.gov

For general inquiries, information and assistance with the federal hiring process, translating your military skills and the federal resume contact:

Contact Name: Paul Plasencia
Email: vets@hq.dhs.gov
Phone: 202-357-8620

For more information about challenging and rewarding careers, please visit the DHS website https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers.

HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Shirley Robinson
Recruitment@hud.gov

Tel: (202) 402-6795

Our Mission: Protecting America’s Great Outdoors and Powering Our Future

Job Openings at this Agency:

Please visit www.doi.gov to learn more about our organization, bureaus, and offices. Trace the U.S. Department of the Interior's history through its interconnectivity with American history and learn just how many ways the Interior impacts the nation and the world by viewing our video, “People, Land and Water.”

Our mission is to protect America’s great outdoors and powering our future.  The Department protects our Country’s natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, and supplies the energy to power our future. We manage Federal lands, such as national parks and wildlife refuges, honor our nation’s trust responsibilities to tribal communities, and promote conservation and wise use of natural resources.

To carry out our vast mission, we need scientists, engineers, park rangers and most other occupations from accountants to zoologists. The Department employs approximately 75,000 people in approximately 2,400 locations with offices across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and Freely Associated States. In our continuing effort to better serve America, we continue to broaden the diversity of the Department’s workforce. We are committed to identifying, hiring, and developing the best qualified individuals that reflect the diversity of our Nation and the communities that we serve.

To get started, visit ‘My DOI Career’ and then take the ‘Find Your Path’ quiz. The quiz will show you what positions you may be best suited for. Alternatively, you can ‘Explore Careers’ which showcases all the occupations and positions that DOI offers.

 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA): Gerri Fox, Geraldine.fox@bia.gov

 Bureau of Indian Education (BIE): Anna Smith, anna.smith@bie.edu

 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM): Deanna Benedetti, deanna.benedetti@boem.gov

 Bureau of Land Management (BLM): Karen Irons, kirons@blm.gov

 Bureau of Reclamation (BOR): Jennifer Hagenston, jhagenston@usbr.gov

 Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE): Ron Coffey, ronald.coffey@bsee.gov

 Interior Business Center (IBC): Derek Morris, derek_morris@ibc.gov

 Office of Inspector General (OIG): Tyaomi Antoine, tyaomi_antoine@doioig.gov

 Office of the Secretary: Angela Mettling, vep_hr@ios.doi.gov

 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement (OSMRE): Nicholas Rice, nrice@osmre.gov

 Office of the Solicitor: Ingrid Burford, ingrid.burford@sol.doi.gov

 National Park Service (NPS): Katrina Williams, Katrina_williams@nps.gov

 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS): Bill Fuller, bill_fuller@fws.gov

 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS): Alicia Gomez, agomez@usgs.gov

Agency Contact

DOI
vep_hr@ios.doi.gov

Mission: To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Annette M. Garland
vets@usdoj.gov

Our Mission: The Department of Labor (DOL) fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, DOL administers and enforces more than 180 Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions, a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay, freedom from employment discrimination, unemployment insurance, and other income support.

Agency Contact 
Michelle Horst
HiringVets@dol.gov

Tel: (888) 206-3528

Mission: Advance freedom for the benefit of the American people and the international community by helping to build and sustain a more democratic, secure, and prosperous world composed of well-governed states that respond to the needs of their people, reduce widespread poverty, and act responsibly within the international system.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Sean Lenahan
vets@state.gov

Tel: (202) 440-7484

The Department of the Treasury’s mission is to maintain a strong economy and create economic and job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable economic growth and stability at home and abroad, strengthen national security by combating threats and protecting the integrity of the financial system, and manage the U.S. Government’s finances and resources effectively.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact
Vets@Treasury.gov

Tel: 202-927-VETS

The mission of the Department is to: Serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact
Tammy Jones
vetemployment@dot.gov

Our continuing mission is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
McKendrick Preston
VetEmployment@FAA.GOV

Our Mission: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise to care for those who have served in our nation’s military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors.

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Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Dr. Andreé-Monique Sutton, DBH, LPC, NCC
vesovets@va.gov

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment -- air, water and land -- upon which life depends.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Calvin C. Sowell III, Kate E. Fox
EPAVeterans@epa.gov

GSA’s mission is to use expertise to provide innovative solutions for our customers in support of their missions and by so doing foster an effective, sustainable, and transparent government for the American people.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Hiringvets@gsa.gov

NASA's mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
nssc-contactcenter@nasa.gov

Tel: (877) 677-2123

Mission: To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity and welfare; to secure the national defense (NSF Act of 1950)

Agency Contact 
Brianna Graham
nsfvets@nsf.gov

Mission: License and regulate the Nation's civilian use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear materials to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, promote the common defense and security, and protect the environment.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Roxsand Devese
NRC_Veterans.Resource@nrc.gov

Mission: Recruit, Retain and Honor a World-Class Workforce

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Deborah Baker and Emily K. Pepka
vet_employment@opm.gov

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact
Kathy Mitcham
Vets@sba.gov

Tel: (202) 401-3160

Mission: Deliver Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
DCHR.OPE.Veterans.Employment@ssa.gov

Tel: (410) 966-5400

The United States Postal Service® has a long history of providing career opportunities to veterans, reservists, and their family members. We value the leadership, reliability, and high-tech skills veterans bring to the organization, as well as their loyalty and integrity.

Agency Contact 
Martin Mieras, Jr
military@usps.gov

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Sean Forbes
Recruiter@dfc.gov

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is ranked within the top 5 mid-size agencies through the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings! We are an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil. FERC also reviews proposals to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines as well as licensing hydropower projects. FERC’s mission is to assist consumers in obtaining economically efficient, safe, reliable, and secure energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means, and collaborative efforts. FERC is committed to building our highly skilled workforce in a way that leverages the vast diversity of the nation it serves.

Job Openings at this Agency:

Agency Contact 
Valita Robinson
VeteranHiring@ferc.gov

The Interagency Veterans Advisory Council (“Interagency Veterans”) is the federal council that seeks to ensure Veterans, Reservists and National Guard Personnel, and Military Spouses in the federal workforce interests’ are represented in policy and practice. 

Agency Contact 
Lloyd Calderón
Lloyd.Calderon@sba.gov

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