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This Position Is No Longer Available

Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Job Announcement Number:  9Q-DCIPS-882173-844152-CMR

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$71,674.00 to $93,175.00 / Per Year
Thursday, April 25, 2013 to Monday, April 29, 2013
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Hickam AFB, HI United StatesView Map


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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.  To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

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).


  • Travel and relocation expenses wiill be paid
  • This is a Drug Testing Designated Position
  • Must Obtain/Maintain Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI
  • Few vacancies may be filled


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The organizational location of this position is:  AIR FORCE (PACIFIC AIR FORCES COMMAND), HICKAM, HI



·         Performs ISR planning in the development and/or execution of deliberate operation and contingency plans to conduct theater wartime operations utilizing all-source intelligence capabilities.

·         Provide inputs into the development, revision or update of MAJCOM ISR strategy and policy.  Develop concepts of operations, tactics, techniques and procedures and ISR capabilities requirements to implement plans and policies, as required.

·         Develop, update and/or/revise ISR requirements or capabilities for current, new or advanced ISR techniques, tactics and practices in support of air, space and cyber-space weapon systems.


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:  At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level which equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties as an Intelligence Specialist.  Specialized experience would be demonstrated by providing advice on, administering, supervising or performing work in the collection, processing, reporting, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and dissemination of information and/or products on political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, medical, scientific, or military conditions, trends, and forces in foreign areas which directly or indirectly affect the national security. These positions require a basic knowledge and understanding of one or more of the natural or social sciences.


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.  Knowledge through training, assignment and /or exercises of the Joint Operations Planning and Execution (JOPES) system and family of documents, including JSOP, JSCP, TPFDD and UTC’s.

2.  Knowledge through training, experience and/or execution of theater war plans and exercises; completion of the Air Force Contingency, War Planning Course and/or completion of Air War College or other Service’s equivalent.

3.  Knowledge through assignments or participation in exercise of tactical unit operations, tactics, techniques, practices and procedures on the information requirements and capabilities of all-source ISR application, operation, targeting, personnel management, intelligence cycles, processes, and systems and/or completion of a service or DIA intelligence course.

4.  Knowledge through assignment, exercises and/or training of AOC all-source ISR applications, GI&S, targeting, collection management, and all functions of the intelligence cycle; and/or completion of the AFFOR Joint Air Operations Center Course.

5.  Ability to work, collaborate and coordinate with HAF, COCOM, MAJCOM, NAFs, other Services, subordinate and collateral action officers, staffs and technical assistants and to follow staff procedures, guidelines and instructions

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. Must complete a Special Background Investigation and favorable adjudication by a determining authority and must be eligible for a Top Secret clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information.

2.  Must have completed a basic Defense or Service general military intelligence course.

3.  Must pass initial and all follow-on periodic random drug tests.

4.  Must complete all ancillary training required by AF, COCOM, and MAJCOM.

5.  Must assume a fair share of additional duties, voluntary or assigned.

6.  May perform duty away from normal duty station on military/commercial transportation.

7.  Must complete AF and Joint ISR, management and theater training courses on a periodic basis.

8.  Must be familiar with the USPACOM area of operations, and the joint/combined environments.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.  


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.


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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.


Important Overseas Information:  Applicants interested in applying for overseas locations please click here to review important information regarding exceptional family member program.


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.


Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.


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


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.


DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.


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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 Monday, April 29, 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 882173.  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.  The numbering sequence 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. 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: 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 processed with your application package successfully 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.


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.


Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
Hickam AFB


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

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