Intelligence Research Specialist

Washington D.C.
May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
  • Successful completion of a security investigation will be required
  • This is a drug-testing designated position
  • A one-year probationary period may be required
  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement
  • Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-13), which
    has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the
    position described above.

    Specialized experience to qualify at the GS-14 grade level is defined as:

    SKILL SET #1 - Experience researching, analyzing, writing, reviewing, and disseminating written intelligence products, often of a complex or conflicting nature;

    SKILL SET #2 - Experience assessing intelligence requirements and providing analytical intelligence products for scientific or technical programs and projects; and

    SKILL SET #3 - Experience collaborating with the IC, Department of Defense (DoD), and civil agencies to exchange and present intelligence information, identify and incorporate innovative strategies, and enhance intelligence analysis tradecraft and procedures.

    The ideal candidate currently holds a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented
    Information (SCI). Please indicate the level of your clearance in your resume.

    Your resume must fully support how you meet specialized experience in order to be found qualified for this position.

    There are no education requirements for this position.

    Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation.

    Any individual selected for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

    This is a drug testing-designated position, subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.

    As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.

    Current Federal employees must meet time in grade and three months after competitive appointment restrictions by the closing date of the announcement.

    Please list your General Schedule (GS) equivalency on your resume for every federal position you have held.

    Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility. If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.

    Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.

    Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.

    Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
    NASA Credit for National Service

    The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

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

    Resumes will be rated by an automated system (Resumix) that matches the competencies extracted from the candidate's resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Candidates will be evaluated on the competencies they possess that are directly related to the duties of the job, as described in the announcement. Candidates should refer to NASA's Applicant Guide for assistance in developing a complete resume, as NASA will not accept separate KSA statements.

    Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality levels based on the degree to which their competencies meet the duties required. A human resources specialist will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. For the purpose of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), candidates rated in the top quality level are considered well-qualified.

    Read more Security clearance Sensitive Compartmented Information

    Drug test required Yes

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