Job Title:Telecommunications Specialist (Tactical Communicator), GS 13 (EX)
Department:Department Of Justice
Agency:Federal Bureau of Investigation
Job Announcement Number:22-2013-0017
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Thursday, December 06, 2012 to
Wednesday, December 12, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
Excepted Service Appointment|
|1 vacancy -
Quantico, VA, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
This announcement is open to all qualified U.S. citizens. This position is being advertised concurrently with Announcement Number 22-2013-0018. FBI candidates who wish to be considered on External and FBI only certificates must apply to both announcements.
To protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
Public Service is a public trust. For the FBI, this means that the public has committed to our care the safety of our Nation and the defense of our Constitution. To sustain that trust and to meet our resulting obligations, we must adhere strictly to our core values of: Rigorous obedience to the Constitution, Respect, Compassion, Fairness, Integrity, Accountability, and Leadership.
Division: Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG)
Section: Hazardous Devices Operations
Unit: National Assets Response
Location: Quantico, VA
Working Hours : 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Selected candidates will be required to remain on an alert status for possible immediate deployment to WMD incidents within the United States and its territories. While on alert status, the candidate will have limited ability to travel, maintaining a stringent 24/7 recall requirement for up to 6 months of the year.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Must be able to obtain a Top Secret-SCI clearance.
- Physical required.
DUTIES:Back to top
Serves as a Telecommunications Specialist (Tactical Communicator) in the Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) and provides advice and guidance in the field of tactical communications to management, other federal agencies, and state and local enforcement during on-site management of operations and during daily functions. Develops operational strategies, prepares primary support and contingency plans for management as required by mission objectives. Assesses resources required to support a given mission through knowledge of operations and expertise with specialized equipment. Responds to actual and potential incidents and possesses overall tactical communication systems and assigned personnel management responsibility during deployment. Identifies, coordinates and directs all actions required to provide the necessary transport to target destination. Maintains overall responsibility for communications security.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Please make sure your specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume.
Specialized Experience: All applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 12. Specialized experience is: Experience in evaluating, analyzing, developing, managing, or improving communications systems, procedures, and requirements that demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in communications concepts and technology. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Occasional travel may be required.
This position may occasionally require time spent working in situations which expose incumbent to a potentially hazardous environment. These include electrical shock, falls from high towers, extreme weather conditions, etc. Safety precautions are required, including accompaniment by another technician/specialist when performing duties considered hazardous to life and limb, and utilization of safety belt while on high towers. Work may require conditions of extreme stress and tension resulting from need to maintain equipment in optimum working condition. Work requires strenuous physical exertion such as climbing tall ladders or towers, lifting heavy objects in excess of fifty pounds, and crouching or crawling in small work areas. Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under FBI's Candidate Rating Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles. All applicants will be rated on the following Competencies:
High self-assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume, and/or supporting documents may eliminate you from best-qualified status or result in a lowered score. Additional details on the application process can be found at the "How To Apply" section of this announcement. To preview questions please click here.