Washington D.C.
Sep 26, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
Full Time

This position is in the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (DISES), a small elite group of top government leaders. DISES members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations. As an executive, you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.

The selectee for this position will serve as the Deputy Commander in the Office of Naval Intelligence.

The Deputy Commander, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) reports to the Commanding Officer, ONI; understands desired outcomes and works effectively to set conditions to accomplish those ends. Initiates new programs or recommends significant changes to existing programs based on assessment of changes in policy or on the basis of new technical developments impacting major programs. Incumbent is responsible for advising the Commander on strategies related to developing and recommending allocation of resources, changes in program emphasis, adjustments in resource utilization, and providing initiatives for maintaining balanced program operations.

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Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.
  • Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year trial period in the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service unless required trial has been served.

    Selectee must sign a mobility agreement to accept relocation to other geographic locations if required by the employer.

    Selectee must complete a Special Background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication by a determining authority. Must be eligible for a Top Secret Clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information.

    This Executive position requires Joint Duty credit. Candidates must submit either a previously approved Joint Duty claim form or a completed Joint Duty claim form with required documentation. Failure to provide this information will eliminate you from consideration.

    The Department of the Navy is a Drug Free Workplace employer. Selectee of this position will be subject to drug testing prior to employment and periodic random testing after entering on duty. Incumbent may also be subjected to drug testing based on reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use.

    If applicable, selectee may be required to successfully complete an expanded polygraph examination.

    An offer of employment may be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments, fails the medical/agility/drug test, lacks the certification requirements, or is unable to obtain a security clearance.

    Travel may be required.

    Selectee will be required to complete and submit an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278, prior to entering the position and annually thereafter.

    You MUST provide a separate narrative statement which describes fully, but concisely, how your experience supports each of the following Mandatory Technical Qualifications and IC Senior Officer Core Qualifications. Failure to address these specific qualifications in a separate narrative statement will eliminate you from consideration:
    1. Demonstrated knowledge of management principles, developments, trends and generally accepted practices and techniques utilized in effective program planning and administration.
    2. Ability to coordinate broad and diverse program efforts with other internal and external offices. Demonstrated ability to manage separate and diverse organizational components comprised of large numbers of military and civilian elements involved in developing policy and procedures for major programs. Incumbent must possess experience in managing major processes and functions having several operational locations.
    3. Broad experience and skill in verbal and written communication techniques is required to act as the ONI representative, and prepare and present persuasive proposals and briefings. Incumbent must possess the ability to gain necessary cooperation and support based on accurate and persuasive arguments and recognized authority.
    4. Flexibility and ability to work under stress are essential to respond to frequent short deadlines and changing priorities. As a senior advisor, incumbent must be able to exercise judgment, tact, and discretion.
    Must have a deep understanding of the United States Intelligence Community missions and functions.
    IC SENIOR OFFICER CORE QUALIFICATION: You will be assessed against this Senior Officer Core Qualification Standard - Leading the Intelligence Enterprise - to determine your interagency or multi-organizational (business, mission or professional) leadership competencies.

    ESSENTIAL FACTORS (3): (Mandatory - each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement.)
    (1) Collaboration and Integration. IC senior officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, and in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances with key peers and stakeholders across the IC, and/or with other United States Government (USO), state, local, tribal and foreign officials, as appropriate; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decisions; and effectively leverage these networks and alliances to achieve significant results. In addition, senior officers are expected to create an environment that promotes employee engagement, collaboration, integration, information and knowledge sharing, and the candid, open exchange of diverse points of view. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
    (a) Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or in other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes; and integrate joint/multi-agency activities, effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual, joint, or multi-organizational goals.
    (2) Enterprise Focus. IC senior officers are expected to demonstrate a deep understanding of how the missions, structures, leaders, and cultures of the various IC components interact and connect; synthesize resources, information, and other inputs to effectively integrate and align component, IC, and USG interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, or international priorities. In addition, senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce an enterprise focus among their subordinates. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
    (a) Understand the roles, missions, capabilities, and organizational and political realities of the intelligence enterprise; apply that understanding to drive joint, interagency, or multi-organizational mission accomplishment.
    (b) Understand how organizations, resources, information, and processes within the IC or interagency/multi-organizational environment interact with and influence one another; apply that understanding to solve complex interagency or multi-organizational problems.
    (3) Values-Centered Leadership. IC senior officers are expected to personally embody, advance and reinforce IC core values: a Commitment to selfless service and excellence in support of the IC's mission, as well as to preserving, protecting, and defending the Nation's laws and liberties; the integrity and Courage (moral, intellectual, and physical) to seek and speak the truth, to innovate, and to change things for the better, regardless of personal or professional risk; and Collaboration as members of a single IC-wide team, respecting and leveraging the diversity of all members of the IC, their background, their sources and methods, and their points of view. In addition, senior officers are also expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component core values, which may be incorporated in writing, as applicable. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
    (a) Promote, reinforce, and reward IC, departmental component core values in the workforce
    and ensure that actions, policies, and practices are aligned with, and embody those values.
    (b) Ensure that organizational strategies, policies, procedures, and actions give appropriate focus, attention, and commitment to diversity of people, points of view, ideas, and insights.
    EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed in the Senior Executive Service, and are in addition to the specific technical factors listed above. To assess the executive experience of each candidate, applicants who are applying for their initial career appointment in the SES must demonstrate, with specific examples, how their experience is relevant to exercising leadership in each of the five competencies. Current or former SES Career employees are not required to address the ECQs. A concise executive summary must show where and when the qualifications were obtained, the organizational setting in which the experience was acquired, (e.g. organizational size, level, and assigned fiscal resources), and a narrative discussion of the qualifications. The ECQs must not exceed 10 pages.
    1. Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
    2. Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
    3. Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
    4. Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
    5. Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
    These ECQs must be addressed in a separate narrative statement. Specific instructions for preparing your statement and definitions of these core qualifications are available at

    This position is not covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

    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.

    The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

    If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please see the How To Apply section of this announcement.

    Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see

    This position is in the Excepted Service and is covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Competitive status is not required.

    Actual salary may vary depending on the scope and the complexity of the qualifications and current compensation of the selectee.

    PCS/Relocation expenses may OR may not be authorized in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations.

    Veterans' preference does not apply to the DISES.

    Federal annuitant information:
    The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

    Filling of this position is not subject to the provisions of the DOD Priority Placement Program (PPP).

    Please click here to download a copy of the Background Survey Questionnaire form to include in your application package.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants that meet the basic qualifications requirements will be evaluated based on the quality and extent of their experience, training, and/or education indicated on their resume and the qualification responses described in the separate narrative statement. Resumes will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may be invited to participate in a structured interview. The Ad Hoc Executive Resources Board (AERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the approving authority.

    If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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

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