Intelligence Research Specialist (Executive Briefing Team)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 20, 2022
Closes
Jan 28, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The EBT is responsible for presenting current intelligence and actionable information to the CBP Commissioner and the agency's other senior executives. In rare instances, EBT members might be required to work long hours during the week and weekends. EBT members are primarily responsible for researching and developing all-source briefings delivered throughout the week to CBP senior leadership. The EBT is also responsible for preparing periodic briefs for internal CBP partners, including its Office of International Affairs, Office of Field Operations and Office of Trade.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications

Qualifications required:

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Briefing: 1+ years of previous briefing experience. Responsible for presenting CBP IE and Intelligence Community, raw and finished production, as well as actionable information, to the CBP Commissioner and the agency's other senior executive staff. This includes identifying, researching, and developing all-source briefings as well as supplementary briefing material.

Intelligence Research Activities: Researches and interprets large volumes of information related to CBP issues and threats within assigned area of responsibility. Uses CBP, DHS and IC databases and tools to gather, review and collate all source message traffic and other communications.

Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)


  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).