Infrastructure Security Jobs at CISA

CISA leads the coordinated effort to reduce risks posted to our critical infrastructure, whether from natural causes or man-made. By working with government and private sector partners, CISA increases security through exercises, assessments and other resources. CISA’s infrastructure and security specialists work with businesses, communities, and government at every level to help make the nation’s critical infrastructure more resilient to cyber and physical threats.

Mission and program areas include chemical security and inspections, bombing prevention, critical infrastructure exercises, active shooter preparedness, securing soft targets and crowded places, hometown security, federal facility security, and building critical infrastructure sector partnerships.

Available jobs include chemical security inspectors, chemical engineers, chemists, business support coordinators, outreach coordinators, facility operations specialists, improvised explosive device (IED) program analysts, critical manufacturing program analysts, critical infrastructure specialists, training and exercise facilitators, and more. 


Mission Priorities

Securing critical infrastructure from terrorist attacks.

Work with government and private sector partners to increase security around soft targets and crowded places through training, exercises, assessments and other resources.

Collaborate with government partners to share security best practices, conduct assessments and share information related to school safety.

Prevent complex or hybrid attacks in a converging cyber-physical threat landscape.

Manage regulatory compliance of securing chemical facilities through the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program.

Learn more about CISA’s infrastructure security mission.


Protective Security Advisors

CISA's regional Protective Security Advisors (PSAs) are resiliency subject matter experts who engage with public and private sector stakeholders to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure. The regional offices and PSAs serve as the link to CISA’s infrastructure protection resources; coordinate vulnerability assessments, training, and other CISA products and services, and provide a vital connection for information sharing in steady-state and incident response. Learn more and apply now.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted through individual announcements that are posted on USAJOBs.  Click "apply" on the job announcement, attach relevant documents, answer a few questions, and click submit. 

To receive email notifications when new CISA positions are announced, set up a “saved search” with keyword “Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.” 

Individuals eligible for special hiring authorities may also be considered during CISA’s one-stop hiring events or by emailing or

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