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Job Title:Intelligence Operations Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Joint Activities

Job Announcement Number:NH12-T074-799189

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$75,222.00 to $97,787.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, December 06, 2012 to Thursday, December 20, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0132-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Concord, NH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All groups of qualified individuals

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW HAMPSHIRE NATIONAL GUARD

MILITARY INDEFINITE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is open to both Army and Air Officers.  

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED

THIS POSITION IS A TITLE 32 FEDERAL EXCEPTED TECHNICIAN POSITION.  YOU MUST BE OR BECOME A MILITARY MEMBER IN THE NEW HAMPSHIRE NATIONAL GUARD.

 

Current technicians selected will retain the appointment status they are currently in. (i.e., Permanent or Indefinite).  Individuals from Area II or Area III will be appointed Indefinite status.  Conversion to permanent status may be accomplished without further competition.

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military officer assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters State (JFHQ-ST), Intelligence Directorate (J-2). 

 

Open Areas of Consideration: Areas 1, 2, and 3

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

Area 1 = permanent or indefinite technicians currently employed with the New Hampshire National Guard. (this area includes NH National Guard AGR’s who have USERRA rights back to a technician position).

Area 2 = AGRs, temporary technicians, or traditional/M-Day soldiers and airmen currently serving in the New Hampshire National Guard.

                                        

Area 3 = all individuals eligible for membership in the New Hampshire National Guard as a military member. (NOTE:  Please call (Army) MSG Galen Garretson at 603-225-1214 or (Air) 603-430-3508 to ensure you are eligible to enlist in the NH Army or Air National Guard as a military member BEFORE applying for this position)

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a member of the New Hampshire National Guard.
  • Must have, or be eligible for, OBR 35 or FA 34A OR 14NX AFSC.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must be able to do shift work when necessary.

DUTIES:

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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the State Joint Director of Intelligence and Security, responsible for providing leadership and administrative control over the J-2 functions of the state.  The incumbent serves as the principal staff officer and primary advisor to the Adjutant General, the Joint Director and Chief of Staff, for intelligence related matters to include, but not limited to joint intelligence policy and programs, current intelligence and foreign threat information, situational awareness during domestic response, intelligence oversight, as well as security related matters including personnel security, and information security, Further, is the program manager for interagency coordination for information sharing arrangements between JFHQ-ST and organizations such as State/Local Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA), State/Local Emergency Responders, NGB, and national level agencies involved in Homeland Security to include Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI).


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education, or training which demonstrates   administrative, professional, investigative, or technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others, to collect, evaluate and organize pertinent facts.   Experience preparing clear and concise written reports.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training developing and recommending policy, organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations.   Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others.   Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience.  The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position.

 

OTHER POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance within one year.
  • Required to fly in military or commercial aircraft.
  • Must be available for shift work.
  • Must meet the qualification requirements for a primary MOS/AFSC as an Intelligence Officer within one year.
  • May be required to work uncommon tours on short notice.
  • Air Force AFSC requirements: Bachelor's Degree.
  • REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED:
  • Current resume
  • Army: Current Officer Record Brief or
  • Air: Most current Records Review RIP

KSAs: (36 months experience which shows):

  • Knowledge of all state intelligence issues, support operations, and programs.
  • Ability to apply judgment; insight gained from experience and expertise to make accurate decisions on incomplete data and prepare accurate estimates and recommendations, often under conditions of urgency and high stress.
  • Ability to apply and understanding of political, military, economic affairs, and history.
  • Knowledge and understanding of different people and geographic areas, in order to forecast future intelligence data requirement and the situations where this data will be used in support of the mission given to State's units by theater commanders in varying regions of the world.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

Military Grades: Officer
Maximum Military Grades:  2LT/O1 to MAJ/O4

(If you have completed OCS and have a Certificate of Eligibility along with a Bachelor's Degree, you may qualify)

Compatible Military Assignments: Military Intelligence Branch 35 or FA 34A; AFSC 14NX


OTHER PERTINENT DATA This vacancy will be processed in accordance with NHNG TPR 335 & Article 16 of the Labor Management Agreement.  Military compatibility and grade inversion rules will be strictly adhered to.  In order to comply with the NGB compatibility criteria, selected individual will be immediately assigned to compatible military assignment.

 

THE FILLING OF THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF MANPOWER SPACE.

 

Reimbursement for PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) expenses are not authorized

 

Selected individual must enroll in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.  The Federal Financial Management Act of 1994, SEC 402, Electronics Payments, requires direct deposit to a financial institution for all Federal wage or salary payments.

 

If you are a male born after 31 December 1959, and you desire employment with the Federal Government, you must be registered with Selective Service.

 

The Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus, Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, and Selected Reserve Recruitment Health Care Professionals incentive will be terminated upon start date for a military technician position or AGR Title 10 or Title 32 tour.  Recoupment may be required depending on the specific incentive contract recoupment procedures.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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 rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.

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.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main Website for New Employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Federal Employment Information Fact Sheet: Benefits of Working for the Federal Government:  This fact sheet is provided for a review of most of the benefits offered here. Please click on the link below for more information:
http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

Retirement Information and Services for New Employees.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the  National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

 

Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done.  Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your resumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Thursday, December 20, 2012

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.      Go to https://ApplicationManager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 799189. Click Select a Vacancy.

3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to https://ApplicationManager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

 

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

·         If your resumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your resumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

·         If your resumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Resumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

 

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

3.      You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

·         By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet.  Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

·       Current Resume

·       Army: Current Officer Record Brief OR

·       Air: Most current Records Review RIP

 

For this job announcement the following documents are suggested:

 

·       Military documentation (i.e., DD Form 214, NGB 22, etc)

·       Proof of prior federal service if applicable (SF50s)

·       Three (3) most recent OPR’s/OER’s or Annual Evaluation

·       Three (3) Professional Letters of Reference

 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and your e-mail address.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Joanne Desruisseaux
Phone: (603)227-1507
Email: JOANNE.C.DESRUISSEAUX.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
New Hampshire National Guard
Human Resource Office
1 Minuteman Way ATTN HRO
Concord, NH
03301
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

799189


1. Title of Job

Intelligence Operations Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

6. Citizenship

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

12

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Intelligence Operations Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

330070013 Concord, NH

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you currently a member of the New Hampshire Air or Army National Guard in a Permanent or Indefinite full-time position in an Officer rank of O-1 to O-4? (this includes AGR's with USERRA rights to a technician position)

A. Yes
B. No


2. Are you currently a member of the New Hampshire National Guard in a military position (ie. AGR, Traditional), OR are you a Temporary Technician in the NH National Guard in an Officer rank of O-1 to O-4?

A. Yes
B. No



3. If you answered no to questions 1 and 2, are you both eligible AND WILLING to join the New Hampshire Air or Army National Guard and eligible for the rank and grade listed in this announcement (Officer: O-1 to O-4)?

Please call (NH Air National Guard recruiting at 603-430-3508 or NH Army National Guard recruiting at 603-225-1214 to determine enlistment eligibility for either the Air National Guard or for the Army National Guard.



NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO JOIN THE NEW HAMPSHIRE AIR or ARMY NATIONAL GUARD YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION.


IF YOU DO NOT HAVE PRIOR MILITARY SERVICE AS A MILITARY OFFICER IN ONE OF THE RANKS LISTED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, IT IS UNLIKELY YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ENTER INTO THE NH AIR OR ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.

A. Yes.
B. No.

4. Do you have experience, education, or training which demonstrates administrative, professional, investigative, or technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others, to collect, evaluate and organize pertinent facts; and experience preparing clear and concise written reports?

A. Yes.
B. No.

5. Do you have at least 36 months experience, education or training developing and recommending policy, organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations; Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others; Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports?

A. Yes.
B. No.

6. If you answered no to question 5, are you substituting some education for a portion of the specialized experience?



NOTE: A maximum of 12 months of the 36 months specialized experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. Also, the education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of this position.

Are you substituting 12 months education for experience?



NOTE: If you are claiming education for a portion of the specialized experience, you MUST provide transcripts or you will be found NOT qualified. Copies are acceptable.

A. Yes.
B. No.

7. Are you in a military grade of O-1 to O-4?

A. Yes
B. No


8. Do you have prior military service in one of the military grades listed in the announcement (O-1 to O-4)?

A. Yes.
B. No.

Please enter your military grade and whether you are current or prior military service.

9. If you are not currently an Officer in the ranks listed with the New Hampshire National Guard, have you completed OCS and have a certificate of eligibility to become a 2LT?

A. Yes.
B. No.

10. This position requires a Military Intelligence Branch of 35 or Functional Area 34A for Army Officers or a military AFSC of 14NX for Air Officers. Do you currently hold one of these?

A. Yes
B. No


What is your AFSC/MOS or prior service AFSC/MOS?

11. Do you have a Top Secret Clearance?

A. Yes.
B. No.

Please list what type of clearance you have.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


12. Knowledge of all state intelligence issues, support operations, and programs.

13. Ability to apply judgment; insight gained from experience and expertise to make accurate decisions on incomplete data and prepare accurate estimates and recommendations, often under conditions of urgency and high stress.

14. Ability to apply and an understanding of political, military, economic affairs, and history.

15. Knowledge and understanding of different people and geographic areas, in order to forecast future intelligence data requirement and the situation where this data will be used in support of the mission given to State's units by theater commanders in varying regions of the world.


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Job Announcement Number:

NH12-T074-799189

Control Number:

332772200