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Job Title:Intelligence Specialist

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Job Announcement Number:NE20132-13-8080574F521543

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, December 19, 2012 to Wednesday, December 26, 2012




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Arlington, VA United StatesView Map




Discover a civilian career that is filled with possibilities with the Naval Intelligence Community and become part of something that makes a difference for you, your country, and the world.

The Naval Intelligence Community spans across many organizations that provide direct support to the Navy, Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard and various Joint and Fleet Commands.   Gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Navy relative to the broader Intelligence Community and work side by side with your fellow companions throughout the DOD and various other intelligence agencies. 


Serves as a Intelligence research or operational specialist at the GG-13 level for Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence policy and operational matters at Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Intelligence Department in Arlington VA.




  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
  • This position is a Drug Testing Designated Position (TDP).
  • May be required to successfully complete a polygraph examination.


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  • Research, develops, evaluates, coordinates, and integrates Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence policy and operational positions at the Service, DoN, and DoD levels. 
  • Represents the Marine Corps in various interagency policy forums. 
  • Prepares and presents briefings, performs staff actions; presents and defends Service positions on Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence policy and operational matters; and represents the Branch Head at policy decision-making forums in his or her absence. 
  • Provides assistance on development and coordination of Service and Joint Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence doctrine. 
  • Serves as team leader for his/her assigned area as required.



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In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to the position

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GG 12  grade  level in the Federal Service private or public sector performing some or all of the following duties:  1) Research, develops, evaluates, coordinates, and integrates Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence policy and operational positions; 2) Provides assistance on development and coordination of Service and Joint Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence doctrine.



Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-XX grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:  

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.   You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.  

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.  To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click on the following link:  View Assessment Questions


Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, we strongly recommend that you submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.


Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.


All new DCIPS employees must successfully complete a two-year trial period.


Selectee must complete a Special Background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication by a determining authority.  A Top Secret security clearance is a requirement of this position and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Failure to obtain and maintain this required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.   If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume. 

The Department of the Navy is a drug free workplace employer.  Selectee of this position will be subject to drug testing prior to employment and periodic, random testing after entering on duty.  Incumbent may also be subjected to drug testing based on reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use.


All Defense Intelligence positions under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) are in the excepted service by specific statue, 10 U.S.C. 1601.  This position is in the excepted service.  Non-DCIPS applicants selected for a DCIPS position must acknowledge in writing, prior to actual appointment to the DCIPS position to the position for which he or she has been selected is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.  Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must also acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS position.  This acknowledgement is necessary as movement between the excepted service and competitive service may be limited if the employee does not possess competitive status.


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 documents 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.


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Working for the Department of Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  Relocation/Recruitment Incentives may be negotiable.  The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.  To find out more click here


This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.


This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.


A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.


Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program


Some travel may be required


Federal Annuitant Information:

Important information about employment of annuitants.


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

2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.

3. Additional  Required documents. (see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section below)


The complete application must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday December 26, 2012.  


To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to 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.

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.  


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 808057. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you can not apply online:


1 Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, and

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



For this job announcement the following documents are required:


·         Resume

·         If you indicate that you are a current federal employee: you are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to submit a copy of your most recent career/career conditional SF-50 AND you are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to submit a copy of an SF-50 that refelcts your highest grade held on a permanent basis) or equivalent employment document along with your application/resume package.

·         If you are a veteran claiming Veteran's Preference of 30% or more: you are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement ( your DD Form 214 must refelct the dates of service, character fo discharge and time lost, if any) AND an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA), or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that you have a service connected disability of 30% or more along with your application/resume  package.

·         If you are claiming Veteran's Preference: you are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military charge, release or retirement (your DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) or official documentation of current active duty service  (i.e. terminal leave papers). 




Submitting Documents



If you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents.  To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan.  You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account for this vacancy announcement.  Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.


Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process.  To fax documents, you are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to use the special cover page.  Print out the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen of Application Manager.  Or, you may click this link to print a copy of the cover page.  When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below.


·         Include the 6-character Vacancy Identification Number 808057

·         Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your documents (s) with the rest of your application.

·         You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.

·         Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144



Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed.  The following will prevent your documents from being processed:


·         Not using the special cover page method above.

·         Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number

·         Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name


Note: if you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement they can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy.  Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.




DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: (858)577-5723
Agency Information:
Navy HRSC Northeast
700 Robbins Avenue
Philadelphia, PA



Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.



Instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire:


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 your 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



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