This position may be filled at either GG-11
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 an INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the following duties:
RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Researches, analyzes, and produces intelligence data and information relative to the Agency's larger mission of combat support, Combatant Command (CCMD) support, technology development, arms control implementation, threat reduction, and WMD preparedness.
- Plans, organizes, and conducts research on specific intelligence issues pertaining to WMD threats to US and allied nations and on issues within broadly defined and interrelated areas of analytical concern.
- Provides written input to reports being prepared for dissemination to the Agency's senior leadership and its personnel.
- Prepares briefings and written products for the Department, disseminating current information through various written and automated means.
- Participates in studies or reports of irregularities observed during the performance of mission personnel duties.
- Conducts research on various intelligence communications and database systems to fulfill requirements.
- Coordinates pertinent information closely with Agency elements and the IC.
- Processes and reviews substantial amounts of intelligence information from various sources. Using computer systems and systematic analytical methods, maintains and manipulates various databases in support of the Department's situational awareness mission.
- Maintains required input to databases and templates for web dissemination.
- Monitors requests for information and ensures fulfillment of all requirements submitted by Agency's personnel and CCMD elements.
- Collects, analyzes, evaluates, interprets, and disseminates information on political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, scientific, or military conditions, trends, and forces in foreign and domestic areas that directly or indirectly affect the national security.
- Researches and produces for a variety of customers intelligence reports ranging from simple memos to in-depth, detailed assessments based on incomplete or conflicting data.
- Checks varying databases, websites, reporting and develops, verifies, analyzes, sources and evaluates information prior to beginning a research project and continues through until final dissemination.
- Responds to collection/production related issues, developments, and trends that impact the Agency/Center missions.
- Performs undefined complex analysis of Agency programs, goals, and missions.
- 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): GG-11: Non-Exempt; GG-12: Exempt
- Financial Disclosure: Not Required
- Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible, but is not a full time telework position. The incumbent will be required to report to the office on a routine basis.
- If selected, the incumbent must obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance as indicated in job announcement.
- Recruitment Incentives: Authorized; https://www.dtra.mil/Careers-Opportunities/DTRA-Opportunities/
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
- Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport.
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 10/02/2023.
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-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 in all source intelligence analysis, preferably focused on WMD and emerging threats. Experience conducting research, analysis, and developing all source analytical products. Experience developing written materials, public speaking and interacting with high level government staff.
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-11
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 assisting with all source intelligence analysis, preferably focused on WMD and emerging threats. Experience assisting with conducting research, analysis, and developing all source analytical products. Experience assisting with developing written materials, public speaking and interacting with high level government staff. Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies
2. Intelligence Topics
3. CommunicationEducationSubstitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for the GG-12 grade level.If substituting education for experience at the GG-11 level, you must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to such a degree, OR LL.M., if related.
If substituting or combining education for experience, transcripts MUST be provided. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.
Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions.
If substituting education for experience, transcripts MUST be provided. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.
Foreign Education: For further information, click on the following link:
https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/ Additional informationVETERANS 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.Other Notes:
May be subject to random DoD counterintelligence scope polygraph if assigned to programs or duty locations that have such a requirement.
Travel in the performance of temporary assignments may be required.
Overtime or rotating shifts for extended periods during crisis and exercise situations may be required.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.
Resumes should NOT include
: Classified information/SSN/Photo of yourself/personal information (gender, religion, affiliation etc/Encrypted digitally signed docs). Resumes with this prohibited information will be automatically ineligible for consideration.