Intelligence Specialist (Operations)

Williamsburg, Virginia
May 27, 2022
Jun 01, 2022
Full Time

  • Serves as a HUMINT collection operations subject matter expert in support of USASOC training requirements and Instructor duties as assigned during the execution of complex and rigorous training, according to rules and regulations.
  • Conducts platform instruction and operations officer duties for all phases of training, and during all practical exercises including instructing, mentoring, performance counseling, reports writing, and evaluation of military and civilian students.
  • Serves as an academic Faculty Advisor in accordance with course policies and procedures. Trains, assists and provides guidance to military, civilians and contractors assigned to instructor positions in order to assess, evaluate, and certify them.
  • Evaluates and measures the HUMINT course criteria and program design to ensure quality and effectiveness of training activities. Maintains records of training activities, participant progress, and training program effectiveness.


Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination with No Deception Indicated (NDI) on a pre-appointment and periodic basis.
  • Must sign a statement attesting to the understanding of DCLPS provisions as indicated in AR 690-13.
  • May be required to perform TDY travel up to 30% of the time.
  • Must be willing and able to participate in the organization?s operations and training both CONUS and OCONUS.
  • Must be willing to deploy to hazardous duty areas and/or combat zones in support of the organization's mission for periods of up to 120 days. 8. Must execute a classified information Non-Disclosure Agreement.
  • Graduate of OTC, FTC or MOTC, and have previously successfully completed at least one operational HUMINT collector tour, as well as successfully completed the HUMINT operations cycle is required.


Who May Apply:
Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • 10-Point Other Veterans? Rating
  • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
  • 5-Point Veterans' Preference
  • Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement
  • Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Prior Federal Service Employee
  • United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience to the next lower grade (GG/GS-13) level which prepared you to do the work in this position. Specialized experience is defined as experience in human Intelligence (HUMINT) which has included intelligence-related research, analysis, collections and /or operations.

Progressively responsible experience is that which has included intelligence-related research, analysis, collections and /or operations. This experience should have included intelligence analysis and/or production, intelligence collection and/or operations, counterintelligence, or threat support directly related to the position to be filled.This experience should demonstrate: Knowledge of intelligence processes, cycle and organizations; Knowledge of and/or ability to use research tools such as library holdings, photographs, statistics, graphics and maps; Knowledge of the systems, procedures and methods of analyzing, compiling, reporting and disseminating intelligence data; and/or Knowledge of organization(s) for and methods of collecting and analyzing intelligence data.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Education and Training
  • Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Collection Operations
  • Operations Support


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 35 - position.
  • Desired training: Graduate of OTC, FTC or MOTC, and have previously successfully completed at least one operational HUMINT collector tour, as well as successfully completed the HUMINT operations cycle.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit .
  • Recruitment, Retention, and/or Relocation incentive may be authorized.