Intelligence Operations Specialist (Title 32) (Indefinite)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Jul 19, 2019
Jul 27, 2019
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Intelligence Operations Specialist (Title 32) (Indefinite), Position Description Number D1660000 and is part of the VA 192 OPS GP, National Guard.

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As an Intelligence Operations Specialist (Title 32), GS-0132-11, you will perform the below duties:

(1) Assists the Senior Intelligence Officer in assuring the Intelligence function maintains a capability to provide timely and accurate operational intelligence support and fully trained intelligence personnel during peacetime and contingency operations. Coordinates with the Gaining Command on operational intelligence elements needed to carry out coordination and liaison with counterparts and colleagues in such other major command intelligence organizations as Air Combat Command (ACC) and Air Mobility Command (AMC), Air National Guard Bureau Headquarters (NGB), United States Air Forces Europe (USAFE), Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) and such other governmental agencies as Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Security Agency (NSA), U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM), Air Intelligence Agency (AIA), U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Incumbent represents the organization at interagency conferences and meetings that deal with specialty functions and internal training requirements at the unit level.

(2) Incumbent is recognized as an organization expert within functional assignment. They are the unit authority on all aspects of internal intelligence training. Incumbent is empowered to commit personnel and unit intelligence resources to missions and special exercises, including coordinating with outside agencies, under the general direction of supervisor. Represents the unit and the Intelligence section in making agreements and commitments within the scope of his/her assigned functional area of expertise. Provides guidance and assistance to unit and Gaining Command Intelligence specialists and serves to coordinate on projects jointly undertaken by the unit, Gaining Command, and other organizations.

(3) Coordinates training requirements with Gaining Command Intelligence Section. Plans and develops objectives and work schedules for training assigned intelligence personnel during Unit Training Assemblies (UTA), Annual Training (AT), and unit deployments. Identifies training requirements and conducts or organizes training courses for intelligence personnel on operational intelligence related subjects to include worldwide surface-to-air missile (SAM), air-to-air missile (AAM), anti-aircraft artillery (AAA), aircraft capabilities and employment, and the marking and destruction of classified material. Subject Matter Expert (SME), trainer, and task certifier for all intelligence Initial Qualification Training (IQT), Mission Qualification Training (MQT), and Continuation Training (CT) to include all intelligence computer systems (non-targeting specific automated systems), order of battle maintenance, mission planning, and GI&S support. Upon compiling the training requirements, incumbent works with the Intelligence Operations Specialist and Group Training Manager to identify shortfalls and develop plans to correct them.

(4) Assists in training and testing aircrew on worldwide threats that potentially could affect mission success to include surface-to-air missile (SAM), air-to-air missile (AAM), anti-aircraft artillery (AAA), and aircraft threats. Provides clarity to mission training and employment taking into account worldwide threat employment capabilities, tactics, techniques, and procedures. Trains aircrews on matters such as survival, evasion, resistance, and escape; search and rescue; and visual recognition studies and techniques.

(5) Develops scenarios for unit training missions. Creates and updates Threat of the Day files for mission planning study for peacetime and contingency operations. Geospatial (GI&S) Program Manager for the unit. Creates and updates the unit's classified and unclassified intelligence reference libraries in accordance with supervisor, ANG, MAJCOM, and Air Force instructions.

(6) Performs assigned operational intelligence research and analysis, and, based on thorough understanding of the significance of conditions and trends, develops and projects data and draws meaningful conclusions and clear estimates based on current and past intelligence situations. Briefs the findings and estimates of these special assignments to superiors, planners, and policy makers. Provides detailed threat analysis for mission planning and pre-mission briefings to the Mission Planning Cell (MPC).

(7) Manages the Intelligence Mobility Program to guarantee all unit personnel and equipment is properly prepared for worldwide tasking and deployments. Provides recommendations to the Unit Mobility Officer with intelligence information concerning the deployment location and advises on special security requirements for deploying sensitive material and equipment. Ensures intelligence Unit Type Codes (UTCs) are properly reported to higher headquarters through the AEF Reporting Tool (ART) and (SORTS).

(8) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


Remarks: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB- E-6/TSgt) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Air National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB- E-6/TSgt), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Air National Guard.

Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB- E-6/TSgt)

Compatible Military Assignments: 1N0

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, education, or training which demonstrates administrative, professional, investigative, or technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others, to collect, evaluate and organize pertinent facts. Experience preparing clear and concise written reports.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have at least 36 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experience, education or training developing and recommending policy.
  • Experience organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations.
  • Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others.
  • Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports.

  • Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( ).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Technicians, Proof of Recent enlistment if enlistment in the Virginia National Guard occurred within the last 60 days

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