INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Sep 21, 2021
Closes
Sep 24, 2021
Function
Analyst, Intelligence
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The primary purpose of this position: To serve as the lead programmer for the Air Force Military Intelligence Program (MIP). Provides technical expertise to the Chief, MIP Resources Div and DoD PPBE.

*** Salary ranges includes local market supplements ***

The Organizational location of this position is: Military Intelligence Resources Division, Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Headquarters USAF, Pentagon, Washington, Distract Columbia
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Responsibilities

  • Develops, interprets, and implements policies and procedures needed for the effective planning, programming, and budgeting of AF MIP resources, equipment, and support; plans, organizes, and oversees the development of the Air Force POM .
  • Serves as the MIP Division's lead analyst for all matters pertaining to planning, programming, budgeting, and execution of the resources funded in the AF (POM), the AF Program Decision Memorandum (PDM), and the AF Program Budget Decision (PBD).
  • Oversees the compilation and approval of the MIP Congressional Budget Justification Books (CJB).
  • Maintains a continuous liaison with Headquarters, Air Force (HAF) directorates, the Intelligence Community (IC), other service counterparts, and DoD offices to integrate Air Force POM support actions.
  • Perform other functions as directed, conducts self-initiated tasks, and participates development in accordance with the incumbent's Individual Development Plan (IDP).


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.
  • Position is designated special-sensitive and requires eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • PCS expenses if authorized 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
  • This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Testing Program.
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit
  • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
  • Recruitment Incentive will not be authorized
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • Incumbent may be required to travel by regularly scheduled passenger military or commercial aircraft in performance of TDY. Successful performance of duties may require travel 20 to 30 percent of time.
  • Incumbent must be eligible for assignment to sensitive duties and must meet the investigative requirements thereof. A non-disclosure agreement must be signed. Subject to mandatory drug testing.


Qualifications

This is a GG-14 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-14 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Expert" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-14 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include: 1) depth knowledge of functional plans, policies, programs, and systems engaged in the collection, analysis, processing, dissemination, and production of intelligence combined with knowledge of financial programming and budgeting intricacies of intelligence funding sources. 2) Knowledge is applied to planning and analyzing all major AF ISR programs. Functional intelligence program expertise and financial programming knowledge are applied to provide expert technical analysis and guidance concerning shifting of resources in response to changes in priorities and requirements.3) Must interpret broad Congressional, regulatory and policy guidance relative to Air Force program development and implementation procedures, to include Congressional and DoD guidelines reprogramming activities within the MIP.Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.

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. A comprehensive knowledge of functional plans, policies, programs, and systems engaged in the collection, analysis, processing, dissemination, and production of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Information Operations (IO).

2. A comprehensive knowledge of the planning, programming, and budgeting regulations , guidelines, and processes. Incumbent is the leading authority on ISR resources and possesses a comprehensive knowledge of the DoD, IC, the Air Force Corporate Planning, Programming, and Budget Execution (PPBE).

3. A high degree of skill in analyzing and comparing cost benefits, cost projections, budgetary tradeoffs, fiscal strategies , and programmatic factors to produce fully justified options that can be presented to the senior levels of the Air Force, DoD, and the Intelligence Community.

4. A comprehensive knowledge understanding of the Military Intelligence Program.

5. A comprehensive knowledge of Joint and combined operational doctrine; DoD organizational relationships at all levels; congressional, GAO, 0MB, and AF/IG reviews, audits, and investigation procedures.

6. A high degree of self-initiative and oral and written expression must be at the highest quality to clearly and accurately represent Air Force requirements, plans, and programs. A thorough understanding of DoD procedures concerning public health, safety, EEO, and security issues. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing using tact and diplomacy.

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.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

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.

120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 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.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 11218344

If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

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 (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) 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 WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here . Subsequently, FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA, provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020, Public Law 116-92, and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information, please click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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.

BASIS OF RATING: Your application will be rated under the Cut Point procedures based on the extent to which the quality, depth, and complexity of your experience and education relate to the qualification requirements. Additional points are not added for Veteran's Preference; however, Veteran's Preference is considered where applicable.

Best Qualified Group: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements.
Fully Qualified Group: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements.
Basically Qualified Group: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements.

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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
  • Online Application: Questionnaire
  • Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn ), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
  • Transcripts/Registration/License: If qualifying on education/position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts and if required for the position, submit an active, current registration/license.
  • Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action . The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a "1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement , block 34 may contain a "1" or "2".
  • Promotion Consideration: If you wish to be considered as a promotion candidate and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one-year time-in-grade requirements. You will need to provide additional SF-50s which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-Grade, Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
  • OCONUS - Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action . The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" and block 34 must be a"1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement , block 34 may contain a "1" or "2". NOTE: For OCONUS employees who claim eligibility MSP or Family Member Preference, your SF-50 may contain a "3" in block 24 and a "2" in block 34.
  • OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
    Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable.
    Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume.
    Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s).

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