DO - Wing Homeland Security Officer


Application Deadline




Meeting Location:  1155 Barnes Blvd. – JB Lewis-McChord, WA  98438 – Wednesday

This position reports directly to the Wing Director of Operations.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


Manages Homeland Security activities and monitors and supports emergency services activities. This includes:


·         Works closely with the other operations staff officers to prevent duplication of effort and to ensure CAP presents one clear voice to potential Homeland Security customers.

·         Develop agreements and maintain contact with state and local emergency management officials pertaining to HLS. Ensures coordination with unit Emergency Services Officer regarding requirements.

·         Works closely with Emergency Services Officer to ensure unit resources are capable of responding to appropriate requests in support of homeland security.

·         Monitors CAP training to ensure the HLS program is adequate to include, proper equipment (cameras, computers and radios, etc.) and training to accomplish complete aerial and ground photo reconnaissance mission requests.

·         Monitors unit procedures for rapid alerting and assembling of unit personnel to support homeland security tasking requirements.

·         Monitors unit homeland security evaluations, training missions and exercises.

·         Know CAP’s homeland security responsibilities in all operational areas.

·         The homeland security officer should be familiar with CAP directives in the 60, 62, 66, 77 and 100 series; and applicable federal, state and local MOUs.


At the time you are assigned to this position you must:

  • Have completed Level II
  • Have completed ICS 100, 200, 700, 800
  • Completion of ICS 300 and 400 is preferred but not required
  • Possess a valid State Driver’s License
  • Possess a valid CAP Driver’s License
  • Have the ability to work effectively with a team or multiple teams.
  • Be safety education current
  • Possess an enthusiasm for CAP


Additional Information:


This position is open to any CAP member who meets the qualifications above and is not limited to only members of the current Wing Staff. 

To apply for this position:
Log in to: and select “Apply for Staff or Command Position”.  Complete the on-line application no later than the deadline shown above.  You will be prompted to upload the following:

              A cover letter stating why you should be selected for this position;

              A resume stating your experience and qualifications for this position.