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Job Title:Intelligence Operations Specialist

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Missile Defense Agency

Job Announcement Number:MDA-13-782081-B

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$81,823.00 to $108,102.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, November 26, 2012 to Friday, November 30, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-0132-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location(s):
Huntsville, AL United StatesView Map
Colorado Springs, CO United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current Federal Employees and All U.S. Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

 Department of Defense (DoD)

Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

The Missile Defense Agency develops and fields an integrated Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) capable of providing a layered defense for the homeland, deployed forces, friends, and allies against ballistic missiles of all ranges in all phases of flight

 

This position is located within the Missile Defense Agency, Intelligence Requirements (DEN).

 

This Position is in the Excepted Service Under Title 10, Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System.  For more information see http://dcips.dtic.mil.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
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  • Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs may be authorized.
  • This announcement is open to all U.S.Citizens and Status Candidates

DUTIES:

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WHO MAY APPLY:

 

 

Title 10 (Public):  Open to All U.S. Citizens.  If you have never been a federal employee you would apply public.

Merit:  Current Federal Employees

 

SF 50s are required to show Federal merit status. 

 

As an Intelligence Operations Specialist, you will be responsible for the following duties:

 

  • Determine the intelligence requirements for the offices and tasks the intelligence community (IC) for appropriate collections and analyses.

 

  • Identify gaps in foreign missile threat data and express each gap as intelligence Production Requirement (PR) to the IC.

 

  • Serves as the intelligence broker who identifies threat information to be used in customized threat reports.

 

  • Manages the identification, acquisition, brokering and dissemination of intelligence requirements.

 

  • Prepare detailed, concise reports on intelligence issues and develop and present briefings to senior agency officials and other government officials.

 

Additional Watchstander duties for the Colorado Springs position include:

  •  Coordinate, brief, and collaborate with the BMDS Watch Officer (BWO), the DDW-C Operations Support Center (OSC), and MDA Leadership by performing all-source intelligence analysis on foreign ballistic missile (BM) and space (SLV) launches, new system development, proliferation and worldwide political developments that could affect the agency employment and development of the MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).

 

  • Provide intelligence support to all BMDS Elements, MDA 2-letters, MDIOC offices, partner agencies, and other missile defense entities, as required by MDA/DEN.

 

  • Participate in the Daily Roundtable Conference with the Defense Space and Missile Aeronautical Center (DEFSMAC) and present DEN concerns/questions to DEFSMAC.

 

  • Create and publish the Daily MDA Intelligence Briefing, the collateral and TS/SCI Readbook, the intelligence input to the MDA Operations Center (MOC) Briefing the Executive Daily Intelligence Summary (EDIS), and the intelligence input to the Operational Support Planning Team (OSPT), as required.

 

  • Serve as the SME and a focal point for BM intelligence within the MDIOC.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Specialized Experience:  Demonstrated knowledge and ability to serve as an intelligence operations specialist directly in support of the MDA Program elements and Supporting Offices. Examples of experience:  Determines the intelligence requirements for the offices and tasks the Intelligence Community (IC) for appropriate collection and analyses. Manages the identification, acquisition, brokering, and dissemination of intelligence to ensure the broadest, most in-depth, and current information is available for decision making that impacts missile defense.  Intelligence production responsibilities include: daily intelligence products, monthly updates, briefing preparation and /or presentation.  Participates in working groups, briefs senior MDA Leaders and other government officials, and writes concisely on ballistic missile defense matters.

 

 

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

 

1. Knowledge of intelligence collection and analyses practices and processes.

 

2. Knowledge of the characteristics and capabilities of Complex weapon systems.

 

3. Knowledge of Government policy positions and the dynamics of international policy.

 

4. Knowledge and understanding of the intelligence and national security structures.


Substitution of Education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this level.

 

Requirements:

WORK SCHEDULE:  Full Time

OVERTIME: Occasionally

TRAVEL: Occasionally

DRUG TESTING: Required (You must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test for this position. If you decline to take the drug test, it will be considered a declination for employment.)

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Employee must obtain/maintain a Top Secret-SCI (Special Sensitive) clearance.

PCS:  May be authorized

FINANCIAL STATEMENT FILING: Required

FAIR LABOR STANDARD ACT: Exempt

TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible

INCENTIVES: Recruitment and relocation incentives may be paid.

 

Other Notes:

 

Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.

 

If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service position. 

 

ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICANT WILL BE VERIFIED.

 

Candidates must meet the physical and suitability standards both prior to and during employment in this position.

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

How You Will Be Evaluated for DCIPS Title 10:

 

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

 

Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

OTHER INFORMATION:

In accordance with 5 CFR 2635.704, applications will not be accepted in a postage paid government envelope.

REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position.  Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.  NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment

 

Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to:

 

MDA Team

(614)692-0299

Fax: (478) 757-3144
TDD: 800-750-0750

DHRC-DMDAHR@DLA.MIL

 

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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

Completed Resume - (Required) IF MULTIPLE RESUMES ARE SUBMITTED BY AN APPLICANT,  ONLY THE LAST RESUME SUBMITTED WILL BE REVIEWED FOR QUALIFICATIONS and REFERRED FOR SELECTION CONSIDERATION IF ELIGIBLE.

Completed Questionnaire – (Required)

 

Veterans’ Preference:  If you are claiming 5-point or 10-point veterans’ preference, you must submit documentation described in “Required Documents.”

 

Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Occupational Questionnaire

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, November 30, 2012. To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

If you upload your documents using Application Manager, do not fax the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait at least one hour. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account  https://applicationmanager.gov/ for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usacover.pdf using the following 782081 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at: http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/HowToApply.pdf



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

NOTE: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.gpo.gov/careers/pdfs/of0510.pdf

 

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee).  Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide:  
http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/SupportingDocumentation.pdf

 

Optional Form(OF) 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment – If you are not currently employed by the Missile Defense Agency, please complete the OF306 which is available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf.

  

All Veterans:  You are required to submit a DD Form 214, military Discharge (must include character of service and type of discharge). Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outline on the SF-15. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf

 

Future Military Separatees WHO ARE CURRENTLY ON TERMINAL LEAVE*: You are required to submit a copy of your most recent DD214 and/or a copy of your most recent active duty orders AND a copy of your approved terminal leave request (if applicable).  These documents must show character of service and type of discharge anticipated.  Veterans may apply and be qualified if they show proof that they will be on terminal leave or separated from the military within 120 days after the closing date of this announcement.

 

MDA will accept military service member's "Statement of Service" up to 120 days prior to separation date IF an approved terminal leave request form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin.  The statement of service must show type of discharge and character of service anticipated.


*Applicants must be qualified and eligible by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Active duty military members are not eligible for appointment (i.e. entrance on duty) unless currently on terminal leave.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

MDA Team
Phone: (614)692-0299
Email: DHRC-DMDAHR@DLA.MIL
Agency Information:
Missile Defense Agency
Bldg 5222 Martin Rd
Redstone Arsenal, AL
35898
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

To check the status of your application, please go to Application Manager. http://applicationmanager.gov 

Please review the General information and Definitions at:  http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

 

SELECTIVE SERVICE:  ATTENTION MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

 


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Job Announcement Number:

MDA-13-782081-B

Control Number:

330696900