Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist

Washington D.C.
Aug 13, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time

25% or less - Travel up to 25% of time.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements
  • You must be able to obtain a TOP SECRET/SCI Q clearance for this position
  • You maybe required to serve 1 year supervisory probationary period

    • Position is subject to random drug testing
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
    • Favorable suitability determination
    • Must be able to obtain/maintain a "Q" security clearance with Special Compartmented Information (SCI) access.
    • Required to possess a Valid Driver's License.
    • Required to serve "On-Call" some duty off-hours and carry a telephone or PDA for this position.
    • May be required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period
    • Financial Disclosure is required
    • Must successfully complete a CI Evaluation, which may also include a CI-scope polygraph examination.

    GS-15: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (i.e., GS-14) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: performing supervisory, administrative and personnel functions relative to with overseeing program management over a team of CI specialists engaged in the ongoing conceptualization and development of CI threat awareness material and professional development for CI personnel.

    Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

    Experience with managing, advising and/or training employees on work assignments and administrative matters as well as being able to nurture, motivate, encourage, recognize and appraise a diverse staff of an organization and collaborate with internal and external customers, partners to meet CI evaluation programs requirements and objectives.

    Experience with understanding CI tradecraft and operations activities to ensure full understanding of, and compliance with, Federal law, agency policies, and Executive orders as well as the foreign intelligence threat spectrum, to conceptualize, articulate and defend requirements and be able to recognize and explore pertinent areas of information.

    Experience with understanding mission, structure, and key intelligence programs of the Intelligence Community, to include the following; (a) international political, economic, and military matters as they impact US energy policy and nuclear/conventional non proliferation issues; (b) all aspects of the intelligence process (i.e., collection, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, production and dissemination); and (c) the major organizational, structural and mission aspects of the US and its various agencies and key programs.

    Experience with writing to effectively prepare and present project reports, operational assessments, and related briefings to management level officials in a manner that encourages support for mission objectives, and/or promotes a better understanding of current program conditions or recommendations for improvements.

    Experience with establishing and maintaining effective personal and working relationships with a variety of individuals at a wide range of organizational levels, both inside and outside of DOE as well as communicating in order to deliver CI Training and Awareness programs and briefings to audiences from all levels of the department and Intelligence Community.

    "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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 Federal employees must meet one (1) year of specialize experience requirement by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

    You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    There is no education requirement at the GS-15 grade level.

    Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

    The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
    • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
    • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
    • More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
    • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
    • Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
    • All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    This position is in the excepted service and is being filled in accordance with 50 U.S.C. 3024(v). All candidates that meet all of the minimum requirements of this position as stated in the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement will be referred to the selecting official. If your resume does not support the minimum qualifications found in this vacancy before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible' or 'not qualified'.
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