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Intelligence Research Specialist (CBP)

Baltimore, Maryland
Closing date
Oct 11, 2023

These positions are located with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Intelligence, Northeast Regional Intelligence Center located in Baltimore, MD and New York, NY. These positions are non-reimbursable and will be used to staff key positions.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications required:
  • Incumbent is responsible for tactical, operational, and strategic level all-source analysis of classified and unclassified reporting on all-threats in all operational environments within the NE RIC AoR.
  • Building, maintaining, and enhancing relationships with internal and external stakeholders by regular routine outreach, coordination, and collaboration in furtherance of the development of finished intelligence and products.
  • Ensure that all intelligence and analytical products comply with ICD standards or community tradecraft.
  • Contribute to short- and long-term planning and use intelligence processes and methods to support threat prioritization; provide development and awareness of decisional needs, functional capacity and data resources to help deliver relevant and timely risk analysis.
  • Review and analyze raw and finished intelligence reporting and utilizing systematic and comprehensive research techniques, identify and evaluate the capabilities, composition, and nature of threats posed by the adversary. In addition, assess the impact of those threats to CBP's border mission and provide high-quality, prompt recommendations and risk analysis support to stakeholders and decision makers according to their timelines.
  • Produce substantive, high-quality finished intelligence products and briefings that inform CBP and IC stakeholders on all threats. In addition, produce or assist in the production of substantive, high-quality intelligence products that inform CBP and IC stakeholders on all current and emerging trends, threats, and address intelligence gaps.

  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.

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