One full year of specialized Intelligence Operations/Analysis experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) which required you to perform the following duties: 1) conduct in-depth intelligence studies using intelligence and process improvement techniques to assess present and future impact on homeland security; 2) screen, evaluate, consolidate, and analyze a large quantity of intelligence data from various sources and advise management of any developments requiring immediate action; 3) develop and maintain liaison with counterparts in the intelligence and law enforcement communities; and 4) provide authoritative advice and guidance in the resolution of complex intelligence and intelligence management issues.
NOTE: To be found qualified for this position, the contents of your resume must explicitly support this response.
The qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for Top Secret clearance as a condition of placement in this Top Secret SCI position. This review includes financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, we will use a job questionnaire to place you in one of the three categories based on your experience, education and training. The knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform this job are:
- KNOWLEDGE OF ANALYTICAL PRINCIPLES AND RESEARCH METHODS RELATED TO INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS.
- SKILL IN ASSESSING THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF SUBSTANTIVE INTELLIGENCE AND TECHNICAL PROGRAMS OR OPERATIONS
- ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE COMPLEX INFORMATION VERBALLY TO VARIOUS LEVELS OF MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL
- ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE COMPLEX INTELLIGENCE MATERIAL IN WRITING
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
- Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
- Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. To preview the job questionnaire, click here View Assessment Questions.Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles:
If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here
to access OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ ICTAP, you must be placed in the well qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.
Veterans: Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific, professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. For information on veterans' preference, please click here.