-Leads AF ISR in development of strategic planning vision, goals, and objectives. Interprets national security and military strategies and ensures intent is conveyed through ISR long range planning. Coordinates AF/A2 positions to implement national and military strategic guidance and joint/service vision, to include but not limited to National Military Strategy, National Intelligence Strategy, Strategic Planning Guidance, and Quadrennial Defense Review.
-Deputy Branch Chief, IC ISR Strategy. Assists the JC JSR Strategy Branch Chief in planning, organizing, coordinating, managing, and directing IC JSR Strategy Branch activities.
-Responsible for understanding and interpreting changes in AF operational concepts and their impact/effect on AF ISR strategic goals and objectives. Able to present and explain these changes and concepts to wider DoD and National IC and ISR strategic planning communities.
-Familiarization with AF acquisition and requirements communities to coordinate ISR capabilities in accordance with AF strategic ISR planning objectives.
-Build briefings, background papers, and staff packages for delivery to AF and interagency organization to explain AF JSR strategic vision. Complies with all security directives in classifying, handling, disseminating, and transporting classified information.RequirementsConditions of Employment
QualificationsThis is a GG-14 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-14 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Senior" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-14 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.
- If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
- This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
- Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
- Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
- Employee must maintain current certifications
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit
- Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
- Desire Undergraduate degree or 8 years experience in the intelligence career field.
- TS-SCI security clearance is required; polygraph testing is likely.
- This position has been designated by the AF as a Testing Designated Position (TOP) under the AF Civilian Testing Program.
- Required to travel by commercial and/or military aircraft.
- Work environment may dictate occasional work beyond normal duty hours and shift work.
- Thorough knowledge of DoD and Air Force security regulations.
- This position may required random drug testing
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management PositionsEXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include: knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices in a professional or administrative occupation, such as would be gained through extended graduate study or experience and skill in applying this knowledge to difficult and complex work assignments; and/or a comprehensive, intensive, practical knowledge of a technical field and skill in applying this knowledge to the development of new methods, approaches, or procedures. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs
): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Expertise in the development of strategic planning as it applies to ISR capabilities and systems.
2. Comprehensive knowledge in analytic techniques employed in developing, evaluating, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data and ability to use them independently to accomplish routine and complex projects.
3. Thorough understanding of the functions and operations of AF ISR and the national and DoD IC.
4. Strong interpersonal skills and high degree of self-initiative.
5. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, and present briefings to senior leadership.PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE
: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE
: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional informationEmployed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):
Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.Current Federal Civilian employees
may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service may be required prior to appointment to the position.Temporary and Term Appointments
: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.120-Day Register:
This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.Direct Deposit:
All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 12133008If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .
Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval)
Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.Tax Law Impact for PCS:
On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit GSA Bulletin FTR 20-04 here for additional information.