Supervisory Intelligence Specialist (OPERATIONS)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
Joining the Office of Cyber & Infrastructure Analysis (OCIA) means ensuring there is an understanding and awareness of cyber and physical critical infrastructure interdependence and the impact of a cyber-threat or incident to the Nation's critical infrastructure. In this position, you would be responsible for leading the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure.
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Relocation expenses are not authorized. Other recruitment incentives may be authorized.
Who May Be Considered: Applications will be accepted from current Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and Land Management Eligibles under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act.
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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.
- Occasional Travel
- 1-5 days monthly travel may be required
To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) developing methodologies for conducting in-depth studies using intelligence techniques to assess present and future threats to critical infrastructure; 2) directing research and resolving analytical problems when raw and finished intelligence data contains information gaps and are difficult to validate; 3) providing authoritative advice and guidance in the interpretation and resolution of complex intelligence issues; 4) presenting findings and recommendations based on research and analysis to top management and policy-makers related to infrastructure protection; and 5) exercising the full supervisory responsibility for subordinate employees (i.e., planning work assignments, preparing schedules for completing assignments, assigning work to staff, identifying employee training needs, evaluating performance of employee and etc.). NOTE: The contents of your resume must support this response to be found eligible.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.
Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
Qualifications Must Be Met
The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade level or equivalent grade band in the federal service. The time-in-grade requirement must be met by closing date of this announcement.
Submit a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) that demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, with-in grade/range increases); your current promotion potential; proof of permanent appointment if applying based on an interchange agreement; etc.
Education is not qualifying for this position
Employees who are initially appointed to supervisory positions must serve a supervisory probationary period for one year.