Intelligence Operations Specialist - A DETAIL OPPORTUNITY

Wallops Island, Virginia
Jun 06, 2023
Jun 13, 2023
Full Time

Federal employees who are at grades lower than GS-14 are ineligible. Applicants must receive supervisory approval in their current position prior to applying for this detail opportunity.

As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.

The Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) supports criminal investigations and prosecutions of domestic and transnational natural resource crimes (e.g., plant, including timber, and fish and wildlife trafficking, and illegal mining). These investigations and prosecutions often implicate transnational criminal networks that may be involved in other types of criminal activity. Thus, DOJ often works collaboratively with both other enforcement agencies and other DOJ components.

This position will be a key part of the Environmental Crimes Section, working with prosecutors to identify potential criminal activity, develop cases, support prosecutions, and support ENRD in broader interagency efforts (e.g., international programming) to combat deforestation, climate change, and transnational organized nature crimes. Work involves advising on, administering, and performing work in the collection, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and dissemination of information on environmental crimes that directly or indirectly affect national security.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
  • You must successfully pass a security/background investigation and a drug screening.
  • You must be a current Federal employee.
  • You must meet all applicable time-in-grade requirements by the closing of this announcement.


To qualify for this position at GS-14 , you must have at least one year of specialized experience, at or equivalent to, GS-13 analyzing, collecting, and sharing intelligence across teams to identify potential criminal activity.

Note: The following skills are expected :
  • Gap Analysis - Assessing real-time analytic judgments regarding specific crimes and intelligence gaps.
  • Collection Management - Enhancing intelligence collection capabilities and disseminating raw intelligence.
  • Domain Analysis - Consolidating information to enhance understanding of threats, gaps, and vulnerabilities.
  • Targeting Analysis - Sharing collection information across teams that identify gaps.
  • Reports - Reporting raw intelligence through media, documents, and general information to determine patterns.
Highly Desirable: Experience with investigating transnational crime networks, including but not limited to, terrorists networks, CITES, and Lacey Act violations and other natural resources crimes.

Interested candidates should be available to start the detail within approximately one month of selection. ENRD encourages all interested and qualified Federal employees to apply for this position.


There is no substitution of education for experience at this grade level.

Additional information

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