DutiesThis Position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601.
Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.
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 that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.
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Incumbents typical work assignments may include the following:
- Serves as the primary management planning, policy, direction and oversight authority for partner engagement, advocating for and promoting alignment of DoD and National Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Enterprise programs and capabilities. Specific focus areas are International Intelligence-sharing programs including the United States Battlefield Information Collection & System (US BICES) and BICES-Extended capability and other enterprise-related capabilities (Targeting, Integrated Mission Management, Common Intelligence Picture, etc.) providing direct support to the Combatant Commands (CCMDs) and tactical-edge warfighters.
- Leads and supports technical/programmatic advisor and principal OUSD(I&S) authority executing responsibilities for information technology, architecture, requirements, and concept of employment of the Department's current ISR infrastructures, architectures and capabilities.
- Provides expertise in developing, evaluating, and advocating for OUSD(I&S) ISR enterprise programs and oversees the compliance and interoperability of current/planned ISR architectures and the integration of new and revised defense intelligence technology policy decisions from within the DoD, Combat Support Agencies and the Intelligence Community (IC) that affect ISR capabilities.
- Reviews and evaluates service and component compliance with DoD and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence directed guidance documents through program reviews and assessments against statute and established National and Departmental policies.
- Provides broad-based programmatic, technical, scientific, analytic, and enterprise systems engineering and acquisition oversight and management to the DoD, IC, and their partners in support of national ISR and security missions. RequirementsConditions of Employment
QualificationsThe DCIPS occupational structure provides the foundation for managing the DCIPS pay structure. It consists of the following elements: mission categories, occupational groups, and work categories, work levels, pay band (for those DCIPS Components operating under the DCIPS pay banded structure using pay plan IA) and grades (for those DCIPS Components operating under the GG graded structure using pay plan GG), job titles, and competencies.
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/Home/Registration)
- This position is subject to provisions of the WHS/OSD PPP Pilot Program
- Selectee might be required to successfully complete a two-year trial period
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment
- Required to participate in the direct deposit program
- This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
- This position may require occasional temporary duty (TDY) travel both CONUS and OCONUS.
- The position is in Excepted Service, is special sensitive. Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.
For qualifications determinations, it is recommended that applicants include their months and hours worked per week for each employment listed on their resume. If a determination is not able to be made about the length of your creditable experience for qualification requirements, you will be removed from consideration.Read more about what should I include in my federal resume?
at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/ You may qualify at the GG-15 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GG-14 grade level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private sector) that demonstrates your ability in: 1.) providing advice, assistance, direction and policy guidance, 2.) conducting a financial analysis of a program, such as the Military Intelligence Program, and its component portfolios. 3.) managing the program reviews and assessments to evaluate compliance with statute and establish national and Departmental policies and 4.) representing the organization in working groups, planning sessions, reviews and other working level meeting venues as directed in order to promote clear messaging and collaboration within DoD components and the Intelligence Community (IC).
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:
The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.Current or Former Political Appointees:
Beginning January 1, 2010, agencies must seek prior approval from OPM before they can appoint a current or recent political appointee to a competitive or non-political excepted service position at any level under the provisions of title 5, United States Code. If you are currently or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you MUST disclose that to the Human Resources Office. Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume. EducationEducation cannot be substituted for experience.Additional informationPPP PILOT:
- Position title;
- Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee);
- Agency; and,
- Beginning and ending dates of appointment.
The Washington Headquarters Service is currently operating under an approved reengineered Priority Placement Program (PPP) pilot for all positions in its serviced workforce. This pilot is application based and current PPP registrants who are registered for activity codes 293A and 295A (regardless of the location) are required to apply to the job announcement via USAJobs in order to exercise their priority placement status. This pilot permits priority candidates to be assessed with other competitive applicants. Anyone claiming priority status must provide a copy of their PPP registration and supporting documentation (e.g. RIF notice, Certification of Expected Separation) at the time of application to verify priority placement and eligibility.
Other priority consideration programs will continue under their current operating procedures.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
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Under the provisions of 5 USC 3110, an individual may not be appointed into a position if the position is under the supervisory chain of command of a relative.Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement