Technical Information Specialist (Imagery)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Jan 18, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Participate in collecting terrain imagery, geospatial and technical information in OCONUS locations.
  • Manage a team of contractors for daily operations overseas in conduct of primary mission.
  • Coordinate and schedule Aircraft Operations to include obtaining, required permissions and airspace coordination for all operations.
  • Knowledge of and able to coordinate with US Military, Government Agencies and Host Nation(s) for the use of HR3D Data and products.
  • Providing technical assistance to US Military, US Government, Coalition Partners and Host Nation on all matters related to the mission.
  • Utilize geospatial information systems, GIS software tools and GEIOINT applications in analyzing products collected.
  • Work with terrain and mapping applications.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/
  • This is an emergency essential and mission essential position.
  • This position requires the employee to remain deployable for 2 x 90 day deployments per year or 1 x 179 day deployment per year, or combination of time frames not to exceed 6 months in one year.
  • This position will require you to live in a variety of living conditions equal to that of US or Coalition military personnel when deployed, to include in hazardous duty areas, areas of active conflict, or remote locations with limited amenities.
  • This position may require you to lift or carry equipment weighing 25 - 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • This position may require some physical exertion which would require walking over rough, uneven ground or wet surfaces for an extended amount of time.
  • This position may occasionally patriciate in field work including rugged field conditions.
  • This position will require immunizations before deployment.
  • This position may require you to work weekends, holidays, overtime and/or be on-call.
  • This position will require a physical prior deployment.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience, at the next lower grade (GS-11),which includes: Participate in collecting terrain imagery, geospatial and technical information. Working with a team of contractors for daily operations overseas in conduct of primary mission, Coordinating and scheduling Aircraft Operations to include obtaining, required permissions and airspace coordination for all operations, Coordinating with US Military, Government Agencies and Host Nation(s) for the use of HR3D Data and products, Providing technical assistance to US Military, US Government, Coalition Partners and Host Nation on all matters related to the mission. Utilize geospatial information systems, GIS software tools and GEIOINT applications in analyzing products collected.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Data Systems and Management
  • Research
  • Technical Competence


Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 34 position.
  • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
  • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .
  • 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 .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.