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Job Title:Intelligence Officer

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Intelligence Agency

Job Announcement Number:98944-01

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,790.00 to $67,114.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 15, 2012 to Monday, November 19, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-0132-07/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - WASHINGTON, D.C.View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

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JOB SUMMARY:

As a member of the United States Intelligence Community, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is a Department of Defense combat support agency. With over 12,000 military and civilian employees worldwide, DIA is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence. We provide military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community in support of U.S. military planning and operations and weapon systems acquisition. We invite you to learn how you can become a valued member of the DIA team.


We are committed to:

  • Service to our country, our community, and our fellow citizens.
  • Dedication, strength, and urgency of purpose to provide for our nation's defense.
  • Customer-Focus in the products and services we provide.
  • Integrity and accountability in all of our actions and activities.
  • Commitment to inquiry, truth, and continuous learning.
  • Creativity and innovation in solving problems, discovering facts, and creating knowledge.
  • Teamwork through internal and external partnerships.
  • Leadership at all levels within Defense Intelligence and the Intelligence Community.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

DUTIES:

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POSITION SUMMARY

The incumbent serves as an Intelligence Specialist (MilCaps) in an advanced-level developmental position, classified at less than the independent level for recruitment and professional developmental purposes. As such, incumbent performs a variety of developmental assignments to broaden skills, provide practical experience for progressively more complex assignments, designed to develop the incumbent toward reaching the competencies necessary for successful performance at the independent range.

Strong analytical and oral and written communication skills are essential job requirements.



THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL BOTH CURRENT AND FUTURE POSITIONS.

APPLICANTS SHOULD POSSESS RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND/OR A BACHELORS OR ADVANCED DEGREE IN SCIENCE, REGIONAL STUDIES, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, GEOGRAPHY, ECONOMICS, ENGINEERING OR PHYSICAL LIFE SCIENCE.

APPLICANTS MUST BE CAPABLE OF COMMUNICATING COMPLEX IDEAS AND CONCEPTS IN ENGLISH BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING, IN ADDITION TO BEING PROFICIENT IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES TO APPLY FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT: ARABIC, RUSSIAN, CHINESE, KOREAN, FARSI, PASHTU, URDU, DARI, HINDI, TURKISH, TAJIK,
SPANISH.

CURRENT DIA CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT. DIA CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY TO DIA-ONLY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS ADVERTISED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

INTELLIGENCE OFFICER (All Disciplines)
Serve among best-in-class professionals on the front lines of the nation's defense, collecting, analyzing and reporting intelligence that ensures a clear understanding of military capabilities and the intentions of foreign governments and non-state entities worldwide.

Intelligence Officers research, analyze, and produce a full range of complex all-source intelligence products for policy makers and operators. Analysts coordinate, monitor, and integrate valid intelligence while ensuring timely, comprehensive and accurate responses. Intelligence Officers must identify intelligence gaps, specify collection requirements to fill gaps in information, and evaluate resulting intelligence collected in response to requirements and determine analytical approach.

Interested applicants should have strong research skills to identify, collect and evaluate data, and be able to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information to draw logical, interpretable conclusions; excellent written and oral communication skills; and general knowledge and familiarity with contemporary affairs through education, work experience, reading and/or travel.

May be required to perform duty at other operating locations.

Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) of the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise waived prior to the vacancy announcement’s closing date. For questions, or to receive reasonable accommodations regarding the submission of your application, please contact our customer service representative at 410-579-2159 no later than 3 p.m. Eastern Time of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Relocation (permanent change of station) costs may not be authorized.

All DIA employees are subject to initial and aperiodic counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests.

Current Federal employees (non-DIA) must also submit a copy of the SF50, notification of personnel action, that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.

Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel is required for this position.

All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and may be required to serve anywhere in the world.

DIA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, personal favoritism, protected genetic information, or other non-merit factors. DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the servicing Human Resources Specialist/Manager.

All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

If you are claiming 5-points Veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other documentation that supports your claim. Applicants claiming 10 points veterans’ preference must submit a DD-214 and Standard Form 15, Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as required documentation indicated on the form. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the Agency’s inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.

Employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee's account of choice at his/her designated financial institution.

Positions within this agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren Scholars and fellows. Contact the National Security Education Board for further details on service requirements (HTTP://ww.nsepnet.org)


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.




MANDATORY ASSESSMENT FACTORS

1. Foreign language proficiency is required in at least one of the languages identified in this announcement. With regard to the language capability you identified, do you have... (please select from drop down menu)
2. Analyzes data to draw actionable conclusions
3. Evaluates the quality of data and uncover gaps in information
4. Addresses information needs in a style that is appropriate to the audience in a way that permits the consumer to use the information

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will prepare and submit your application using our on-line application at www.dia.mil. Only applications received through that web-site will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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Please visit our web site, www.dia.mil. Under the "Employment" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.

OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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How Do I Apply

HOW DO I APPLY?

Complete and submit an application package following these instructions.

Unless specified within the vacancy announcement, you must complete and submit your job application electronically using DIA's online job tool hosted on unclassified networks (the internet).

Here's how:

Important:  Do not use the browser Back or Forward keys.  Use the navigation buttons provided within the job application site.

  • Navigate to http://diajobs.dia.mil.

  • Click the button marked "View Vacancy Announcements and Apply for DIA Jobs" to enter our jobs application site.

  • Your first visit?  Register to setup your own account (Create an Account).

  • Select the link to view the current available job offerings (Take a look at our job postings and hiring events, then apply for jobs!)

  • Search the Vacancy Announcements for opportunities that interest you.

  • Select Vacancy Announcements for which you are qualified and place them in your Job Basket by checking the box to the right of the returned search results.  You may select as many as you wish.

  • Open your Job Basket to start the application process (View Contents of Job Basket/Apply for Jobs).

  • While working on the application, please save frequently.

  • You may save the application in draft mode prior to final submission and return to it at a later date.  Just look for it under the link for your draft applications.

  • When you have completed all required information submit the application as final.
    • Please be certain to complete the application prior to the published Vacancy Announcement's closing date.
    • Final application are not available for revision.

Important:  Do not use the browser Back or Forward keys.  Use the navigation buttons provided within the job application site.

Submitting Classified Applications:

  • If you are completing your application on an unclassified computer system, all application materials must be unclassified.
  • Frequently Asked Questions


    How will I know the status of my application?

       We will send an e-mail to you:

    • When your application is received by the agency

    • If you are found to be among those best qualified and are referred for further consideration

    • If you are not selected for a position

    • If an announcement is canceled

        Selectees are notified by telephone.

    You may check the status of your application on-line on the DIA web site (http://diajobs.dia.mil), by returning to your Applicant Home Page and clicking the “View Your Submitted Applications” link.

    How long will I be able to see my application on-line?

    • Your completed application package will remain available to you on http://www.dia.mil for 12 months following the date you submitted your application.

    Who do I call if I am having trouble using the online application tool?

    • Our DIA Jobs Helpdesk is open Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.  ET, to assist people using DIA's online application tool.  Helpdesk personnel can not answer specific questions about advertised positions.
    • Call 301-227-8400 (287-DSN)

    How do I email you with my questions?

    • Contact us by email using the following address:
    Public Internet
    DIAJOBS_Help@dia.mil

    I have a question about the advertised job and one about working at DIA.

    • Contact the individual listed under "Contact Information" in the heading area on the vacancy announcement on the DIA web site (http://diajobs.dia.mil).

    I'm looking at a vacancy announcement that has no closing date.  It says "open continuous" and "open until filled."  What does that mean?

    • These announcements remain open until all available positions are filled.  Applications will be reviewed and forwarded to management on an unannounced periodic basis.  To ensure that your application is considered, please apply as soon as possible.

    Will I need to fill out a new complete application each time I apply for a job on www.dia.mil?

    • You will complete a new application for each job.  However, once you officially submit an application for consideration, your basic application information (contact information, work experience, education, etc.) will remain active on this site for you to use in future applications.  If there is no activity in your account after 12 months, the information is removed.

    How will DIA contact me if my e-mail address or phone number have changed?

    • Sign-in to our recruiting site (http://diajobs.dia.mil), click Update Contact Information and make the changes in your contact information stored there.

    Can I attach my hard-copy resume instead of using the on-line application process?

    • No.  DIA does not accept hard-copy resumes.   All applications must be completed on-line.  Emailed resumes are not reviewed.

    All Positions in the Defense Intelligence Agency are covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), a pay-banded, pay-for-performance system.

    DIA positions are in the Excepted Service under 10 USC 1601 appointment authority.  All candidates must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry and any required medical examinations.  All applicants conditionally selected for this position and all DIA employees are subject to initial and periodic counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests.  All applicants conditionally selected for this position will be required to submit, prior to appointment, to urinalysis, to screen for illegal drugs.  Employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.  All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay Program.  All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.  Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Please see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site, www.dia.mil.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Civilian Operations Division
    Phone: Not Available
    Agency Information:
    Defense Intelligence Agency
    Bolling AFB
    Washington, DC
    20340

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Your application for employment must be prepared and submitted on-line at www.dia.mil. We will notify you, via e-mail, when your application has been received. Later, you will be notified, via e-mail, if DIA is or is not interested in you as a potential employee of our agency.

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    Job Announcement Number:

    98944-01

    Control Number:

    331426200