INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 19, 2018
Closes
Oct 27, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

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


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance. A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.
  • PCS expenses will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
  • Incumbent is subject to initial and periodic drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Work environment may dictate occasional overtime and shift work.
  • The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments
  • An advanced professional/scientific degree is desirable.
  • Mobility is a condition of employment. The employee must sign an Air Force-wide mobility agreement.
  • Incumbent may be subject to psychological screening/polygraph testing as an inherent primary requirement of their position.
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

    Applicants must possess quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Quality experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of creditable experience include: Knowledge of a comprehensive range of intelligence research and collection methods, and demonstrated proficiency in employing-and assisting others in employing-DoD and IC-wide accepted analytic and production standards. Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology of the intelligence process and the production of intelligence assessments; and knowledge of the national intelligence community, Joint, DoD structure, organizations, and mission/functions, inter-relationships and operations. Knowledge of civil air industry and aircraft capabilities; and familiarity with the Air Force acquisition process and ability to provide timely and thorough threat assessments. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.


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    To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards


    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. Knowledge of a comprehensive range of intelligence research and collection methods, and demonstrated proficiency in employing-and assisting others in employing-DoD and IC-wide accepted analytic and production standards.

    2. Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology of the intelligence process and the production of intelligence assessments; and knowledge of the national intelligence community, Joint, DoD structure, organizations, and mission/functions, inter-relationships and operations.

    3. Knowledge of civil air industry and aircraft capabilities; and familiarity with the Air Force acquisition process and ability to provide timely and thorough threat assessments.

    4. Skill in conducting unbiased complex research, identifying appropriate available systems/data sources, and producing collection requirement assessments that answer specific tasks to link and leverage agency capabilities
    in support of consumers, customers, and clients.

    5. Skill in communicating effectively with others, both orally and in writing, working out solutions to complex work-related problems or questions, writing clear and concise intelligence products, and delivering written and/or verbal presentations to senior-level USAF, DoD, Intelligence Community, Interagency, Law Enforcement, industry, and international audiences for decision-making purposes.

    6. Ability to work independently; plan, organize, manage multiple priorities; adjust to fluctuating assignments and workloads; meet deadlines; and skill and ability to provide technical advice and direction, and/or recommend solutions to satisfy intelligence requirements.


    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.

    ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Employed 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.

    90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 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.

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    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. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on these allowances and eligibilities, visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret/SCI

    Drug test required Yes


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