SUPERVISORY INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Aug 11, 2022
Closes
Aug 16, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This position may be filled at either GG-13 or GG-14 grade level, please indicate the grade for which you want to be considered. Incumbent may be advanced non-competitively to the established target grade upon meeting developmental benchmarks, performance requirements, and other requirements, as applicable established for the career program or specifically for the incumbent.

As a SUPERVISORY INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Serves as the Counterintelligence (CI) CI Analysis Section Chief.
  • Applies expert knowledge of foreign intelligence and security services tradecraft and methodology to analyze data, formulate hypotheses, prepare studies, and provide comprehensive CI recommendations to protect the mission, information, personnel, and facilities of this agency.
  • Briefs senior level officials on emerging trends of foreign intelligence and security services (FISS) activities related to arms control activities.
  • Identifies and recommends collection requirements based on production tasking, gaps in available information and/or analytical requirements.
  • Responsible for collection, analysis, production, and dissemination of CI data and information of concern to the arms control community and U.S. Intelligence Community (IC).
  • Incumbent applies expert knowledge of FISS and terrorist modus operandi in formulating studies and recommendations relating to comprehensive CI and security countermeasures coverage of current and proposed arms control related treaties and agreements.
  • Prepares and issues collection and reporting guidance to personnel through tasking orders and verbal levies.
  • Collection and report guidance includes: requirements to support departmental and DTRA decisions, requirements related to overall CI performance; requirements to provide essential information to senior leadership of the DTRA and Department of Defense (DoD); and requirements to prepare DTRA personnel for a range of missions.
  • Consults with IC to guide and hone collection and report guidance as potential threat patterns emerge.
  • Incumbent uses proven and innovative automated toolsets and systematic analytical methodologies to extract, develop, maintain, and manipulate various information and databases in support of the Security and Counterintelligence Division's CI mission.
  • Performs CI reviews and studies to determine the scope of priority intelligence requirements to recommend and implement changes to the focus and direction of Security and Counterintelligence Division's CI efforts.
  • Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
  • Directs, coordinates, and oversees work through subordinate supervisors.
  • Advises staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of higher level management or headquarters.
  • Selects candidates for subordinate non-supervisory positions and recommends selections for subordinate supervisory positions taking into consideration skills and qualifications, and mission requirements.
  • Ensures reasonable equity among units of performance standards developed, modified, and/or interpreted and rating techniques developed by subordinate supervisors.
  • Explains performance expectations to subordinate supervisors and employees directly supervised and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses.
  • Appraises performance of subordinate supervisors and other employees directly supervised and serves as reviewing official on evaluation of non-supervisory employees rated by subordinate supervisors.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. For more information http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible.
  • COVID19: See additional information.
  • Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a TOP SECRET w/SCI security clearance.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic drug testing thereafter.
  • Must be willing to undergo random DoD counterintelligence scope polygraph if randomly selected or a directed counterintelligence polygraph if assigned to Special Access Programs.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport.


Qualifications

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: Intelligence Series 0132 (opm.gov) for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 08/15/2022.

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, and will typically be demonstrated by working at, or immediately below the level of the job being advertised, for a year or more. The previous work experience must clearly demonstrate the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.

You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade GS/GG-13 in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility.

Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes:
  • Experience with CI analysis and production principles; along with methods in analyzing, producing, and disseminating information concerning foreign intelligence and terrorism threats within an organization.
  • Experience with organizing and conducting major CI research projects and managing a CI production and analysis and Cyber CI programs.
  • Experience supervising and evaluating federal employees.

  • You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade GS/GG-12 in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility.

    Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes:
  • Experience with CI analysis and production principles; along with methods in analyzing, producing, and disseminating information concerning foreign intelligence and terrorism threats within an organization.
  • Experience with organizing and conducting major CI research projects and managing a CI production and analysis and Cyber CI programs.
  • Experience supervising and evaluating federal employees.

  • Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

    1. Counterintelligence Analysis
    2. Expertise
    3. Communication

    Education

    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL
    In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

    To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/

    Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily or intermittently telework.

    Other Notes:
    Overtime/compensatory time may be required to accommodate operational needs of the organization.

    Travel, including internationally, in the performance of temporary assignments may be required.

    This is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position.

    Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

    Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.

    If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

    If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.

    Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.

    All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.