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Mission Support Specialist

Job Category: General Administrative, Clerical, and Office Services 
Job Series: 0301 (OPM Classification & Qualifications)


Types / Parentheticals

  • Mission Support Specialist
  • Mission Support Specialist (Human Resources Management)
  • Mission Support Specialist (Budget)
  • Mission Support Specialist (Security)
  • Mission Support Specialist (Human Resources)
  • Mission Support Specialist (Logistics)
  • Mission Support Specialist (Management Analysis)
  • Supervisory Mission Support Specialist



This job series covers positions responsible for providing support, guidance, and expertise in various support roles and functions.  Specialty areas include budget and finance matters; management principles; human resources and administrative functions; training and employee development; logistics and procurement management; personal, physical and information security; and safety and occupational health.  Mission Support Specialists perform their work in a multitude of different settings, providing expertise to provide advisory and technical services to CBP management.


Duties at CBP

Work within this job series requires a Mission Support Specialist to perform a variety of duties that involve knowledge in applying and conforming to precedents, laws, and regulations; provide analytical diagnostic methods and techniques to address substantive technical issues or problems; manages or makes recommendations for complex, controversial and/or sensitive matters that contain several interrelated issues.  Typical work assignments may include:

  • Providing advisory and technical services on organization functions and work practices;
  • Developing new or modified administrative program work methods and procedures for delivering effective services to customers;
  • Developing and delivering briefings, project papers, and reports to managers to foster understanding of HR policies, rules, and regulations; and
  • Assessing the productivity, effectiveness and efficiency of program operations and objectives.



  • Various


Application Process

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Last modified: 
August 14, 2018