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Job Title:  Intelligence Specialist
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command
Job Announcement Number:  AOCMP-870255-WPAFB

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$81,823.00 to $106,369.00 / Per Year
Friday, April 12, 2013 to Friday, April 26, 2013
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH United StatesView Map
United States Citizens


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This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) Officer position located at 10 AF, Det 2 (Wright Patterson AFB, OH) with the military rank of  Lt Col (O5), AFSC: 14N3.   For questions concerning military eligibility please contact the Air Force Reserve Qualification Center at 1-800-257-1212.   ***THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR MULTIPLE VACANCIES***

Applicant must be commissioned or commissionable as an ART Officer in the Air Force Reserve.  Air Reserve Technicians are part of the regular career civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service.  In addition, Air Reserve Technicians are required to maintain their active membership in the Air Force Reserve unit where assigned.  As members of Reserve units, Air Reserve Technicians receive on average one weekend of military training per month.  In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay.  Air Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.




  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses WILL be paid
  • Must sign a mobility agreement


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Air Reserve Technicians are full-time civilian employees who are also members of the Air Force Reserve unit in which they are employed.  In addition to their civilian assignment, they are assigned to equivalent position in the Reserve organization with a Reserve military rank or grade.  Appointee's civilian assignment will consist of the following duties: 

·        Provides expertise on Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations, HUMINT, SIGINT, GEOINT/MASINT, Acquisition Intelligence, Targeting, All-Source / Fusion Analysis, and intelligence products for execution of ISR tasking, collection, processing, analysis and dissemination. 

·        Organizes, plans, and oversees the activities of the Group’s operations and training programs. 

·        Serves as an AFRC ISR expert, interfacing with AFRC and AF ISR Operations Centers, to maintain command/control/oversight and tasking of Air Force Reserve Forces within the ISR Squadron as well as Regular Air Force (RegAF) ISR units, missions, and operations. 

·        Manages the Flight operations and training, apportioning and scheduling programs for ISR members. 

·        Manages ISR training and readiness for the ISR Flight.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS.  This position is in the Excepted Service.



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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Specialized experience at the next lower grade (GG-12) or equivalent.  This experience typically includes having operational experience in two of the following intelligence disciplines/operations: HUMINT, GEOINT/MASINT, SIGINT, All-Source Analysis/Fusion Analysis, DCGS, Targeting, Acquisition Intelligence, collection management, analytical production management, and dissemination.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:


1.  Must be fully qualified and experienced intelligence officer preferably having operational experience in at least two of the below intelligence disciplines/operations: HUMINT, GEOINT/MASINT, SIGINT, All-Source Analysis/Fusion Analysis, DCGS, Targeting, Acquisition Intelligence,  collection management, analytical production management, and dissemination.  Experience desired in ISR operations, and TCPED of national, Global Hawk, U2 and Predator/Reaper Platforms, as one of the two ISR operational areas. 

2.  Senior level knowledge of world-wide ISR operational requirements and associated processes to support Combatant Commads and Theater Air Force Component Commands and understanding of ISR concepts, capabilities, and operations.  Knowledge must also include laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect Flight ISR operational programs and related support resources.

3.  Knowledge of and ability to formulate operational and training plans and policies pertaining to ISR operations and training and unit operational and training activities. 


4.  Knowledge of advanced management and organizational principles and practices and major issues, program goals, missions, functions, administrative operations of the ISR Group, 10 AF, and HQ AFRC.


5. Knowledge and understanding of a comprehensive range of staff concepts, objectives, policies, management/organizational techniques, and military command.

6. Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conduct analysis, devise recommended
solutions, and package the entire process in briefings, papers, or reports suitable for top management use and
decision-making (to include civilian and military).

7. Knowledge of operational and training programs throughout the group in order to conduct studies, analyze findings, and make recommendations on substantive operating programs.

8. Ability to plan and organize workload and activities, manage multiple taskings, and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

9.  Ability to integrate Air Force Reserves into ISR operations and maintenance missions to include training while ensuring command/control oversight and tasking authorities are properly executed.


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. 


1.  This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) Officer position.  The incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements.  The incumbent’s regular assignments are ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.  Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UTA).

2.  As necessary, to meet special or essential unscheduled activities, may be required to work an uncommon tour of duty with brief advance notice.

3.  The incumbent may be required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments (TDY).

4.  The incumbent must be eligible for Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Access. 


5.  This position has been identified as a drug testing designated position.  The incumbent of this position may be selected for random drug testing, and be subject to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident testing.



To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.  Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.


Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.


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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.   Click here for more information.

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of at least three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.


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

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, April 26, 2013

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.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 870255.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

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

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.


PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.


It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been process by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.


It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been process by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.


Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.


The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement. 


·        Online Application (Questionnaire)

·       Resume - If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.


IF APPLICABLE:  Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave 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, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).



If you are faxing any documents, click here for the official cover sheet to print.  The fax number is 478-757-3144

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.


Patricia A. LaRoche
Phone: (478)327-1231
Agency Information:
ART Officer Career Management Program
155 Richard Ray Blvd Bldg 210
Robins AFB, GA


Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent. 

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