Intelligence Specialist (NSI Program Manager)

Department Of Homeland Securi...
Washington D.C.
Mar 16, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Full Time

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

This position is located in I&A Partner Engagement, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence Operations, Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The mission of Intelligence & Analysis (I&A) is to equip the Homeland Security Enterprise with the intelligence and information it needs to keep the homeland safe, secure, and resilient. I&A provides homeland security intelligence to the Secretary, other federal government officials, and I&A state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT) and private sector partners.  I&A is a member of the Intelligence Community, and ensures that any information related to protecting the homeland is collected, processed, analyzed and disseminated to the full spectrum of domestic customers.

This position serves as the Program Manager for the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (NSI), performing a wide range of strategic planning, program assessment, and program management requiring the application of an Intelligence Operations Specialist knowledge.

This is a permanent appointment in the Excepted Service and will be filled on a full-time permanent basis. Employees hired under an Excepted Service appointment may be required to serve a two year trial period.  This position is classified in the Excepted Service under Title 50. 

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, Interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Job Interview Correspondence

As you may be aware, the President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we may not make a selection for this vacancy announcement. In addition, any offers of employment made will be contingent upon that offer's consistency with applicable authorities concerning hiring, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive guidance and government-wide plans.

Who May Apply:

  • United States Citizens
  • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Overnight Travel of 1-5 nights per month may be required.

  • Yes
  • Relocation Authorized may be authorized to IA employee only.

  • US Citizenship required
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
  • This position may be subject to pre-employement and random drug testing.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Overtime may be required in response to a significant event.
  • Specialized Experience:

    To qualify for this position, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.  Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:  Providing in-depth review, analysis, and documentation of substantive intelligence and information sharing policy, systems and operations; Making decisions and formulating recommendations on a variety of complex areas related to large-scale, day-to-day operations; and developing, implementing, directing, and managing policy and/or strategy-related projects and administrative operations of a large organization.

    Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.

    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.

    "Note:  Current Federal employees on a developmental career ladder position under the same series as this announcement:  If selected and you advance to the next higher grade level prior to establishment of an entry on duty date, you may be hired at the higher grade level and continue the career ladder progression identified in this announcement." 

    All qualifications requirements must be met by Wednesday, March 22, 2017 the closing date of this announcement.

    Top Secret/SCI

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