ATF Recruitment – Deputy Chief

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Job Description:

ATF is a law enforcement agency in the U.S. Department of Justice that protects our communities from violent criminals/criminal organizations, illegal use/trafficking of firearms, illegal use/storage of explosives, acts of arson/bombings, acts of terrorism, and illegal diversion of alcohol/tobacco products. We partner with communities, industries, law enforcement, and public safety agencies to safeguard the public through information sharing, training, research, & technology. Visit

Job Responsibilities:

  • Formulates legislative strategies that accurately, truthfully, and comprehensively provide information regarding ATF’s mission, policies and activities to the Department of Justice, Members of Congress, congressional committees and staff.
  • Serves as a principal advisor to the Public and Governmental Affairs (PGA) Assistant Director (AD), Deputy Assistant Director (DAD), and other members of ATF’s Executive Staff regarding legislative issues.
  • Reviews all congressional inquiries to ascertain the type of response needed (i.e., formal response, informal response, etc.), determine the appropriate directorate(s) the inquiry should be assigned to, and whether there is sufficient information in the inquiry to be acted on.
  • Manages a diverse team of multiple subject matter experts by establishing annual priorities and metrics, assigning work, evaluating performance, and overseeing all other related administrative requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Pass drug screening and subject to random drug test
  • Must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service. See
  • Must successfully complete a background security investigation
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • May be required to serve a one year probationary period.

Qualification & Experience:

Specialized experience is demonstrated experience, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. Experience must be in the normal line of progression or must be related to the work of the position advertised and must be reflected in resume.  Examples of specialized experience include Overseeing Congressional appropriations, procedures, processes and regulations and the budget process;  preforming the use of analytical, evaluative methods and techniques to assess a complexed legislation. Demonstrating exceptional oral/written communication experience to deal with Members of Congress (and their staff), and various internal/external individuals, and providing the principles and practices of supervision and management.

Job Details:

Company: ATF

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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