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Job Title:INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance Agency

Job Announcement Number:9X-DCIPS-962345-957771-LJ

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$60,274.00 to $78,355.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, September 19, 2013 to Monday, September 23, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-0132-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

OPEN TO CURRENT PERMANENT AIR FORCE EMPLOYEES ONLY

JOB SUMMARY:

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:  A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.  The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.  It 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).  Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.  Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

 

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


 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Incumbent is subject to initial and periodic drug testing

DUTIES:

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This is a GG-12 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  The GG-12 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-12 level.  The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

 

***Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement ***

The organizational location of this position is:  COUNTERSPACE ANALY SQ, WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

****POSITION OPEN TO PERMANENT INTERNAL AIR FORCE EMPLOYEES ONLY****

 MAJOR DUTIES for INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST, GG-0132-12

·        Serves as an independent intelligence specialist in the analysis of foreign Space Object Surveillance and Identification (SOSI) and as a lead analyst for activities that provide counterspace intelligence information to operational space units

·        Performs preliminary research, analysis and evaluation of raw intelligence data in support of the mission area. Produces appraisals of foreign counterspace systems and how these systems may be employed by foreign countries

·        Participates in National committees, working groups, and panels dealing with foreign counterspace systems.  Reviews and evaluates multi-source intelligence data from a wide variety of sources of varying validity.

·        Analyzes the significance of current counters pace systems activity and technology and assesses developmental trends.  Participates in evaluation and exploitation of intelligence sensors and sources, and establishes worth of collected data in specific areas of interest.

·        Represents organization and NASIC at conferences and in meetings with other government agencies and private industry to contribute to the explanation and interpretation of threats from foreign counterspace SOSI capabilities.  

 

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.

 

DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.

 

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect experience at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent grade under the General Schedule (GS/GG) pay system or other pay systems, demonstrating quality in the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies to meet the requirements of this position.  Examples of creditable experience include:  Experience would be demonstrated by providing advice on, administering or performing work in the collection, processing, reporting, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and dissemination of Intelligence information and/or products on political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, medical, scientific, or military conditions, trends, and forces in foreign air and space areas which directly or indirectly affect the national security. Knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodology of intelligence processes, techniques, sources, and reporting mechanisms gained through job experience (or equivalent educational experience and training) to permit independent determination of the characteristics of foreign programs targeted against US space operations and the production of intelligence assessments. Knowledge of space systems concepts and capabilities of foreign counters pace SOSI systems and subsystems. Experienced in the intelligence analysis of procedures, techniques, and technologies related to use of SIGINT to conduct SOSI.  These positions require a basic knowledge and understanding of one or more of the natural or social sciences.  Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.  

OR

 

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

 

 

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 of the principles, concepts and methodology of intelligence processes, techniques, sources, and reporting mechanisms gained through job experience (or equivalent educational experience and training) to permit independent determination of the characteristics of foreign programs targeted against US space operations and the production of intelligence assessments.

2.    Knowledge of space systems concepts and capabilities of foreign counters pace SOSI systems and subsystems. Experienced in the intelligence analysis of procedures, techniques, and technologies related to use of SIGINT to conduct SOSI.

3.    Skill in applying knowledge of foreign counterspace capabilities to impact US satellites and supporting infrastructure.

4.    Knowledge of the intelligence process and the ability to identify gaps and plan multisource information gathering strategies to substantiate new, accurate, and tailored information operations assessments.

5.    Knowledge of the organization, mission, and function of the US Intelligence Community.

6.    Ability to communicate both orally and to prepare finished intelligence reports and present briefings.

 

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. 


ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

1.    Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRT (TS) security clearance and any special accesses required by the position in accordance with AFI 36-1101.

2.    Drug Testing: This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under  the Air Force Civilian Testing Program. Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety.

3.  May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty.

4.    Prolonged periods of sitting, reading and intense data analysis are typical.  This work is mostly sedentary  performed in an office setting.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

 

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit.  The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

 

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

 

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit



OTHER INFORMATION:

  

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

 

 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.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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

 

1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)

 

· If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed.  The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent".  It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.

 

· If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.

 

 · For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present).  If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.


2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire


3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below).  Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, September 23, 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 962345.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144All support documents should be uploaded to your USAJOBS account and included with your application package.  Faxing documents should be used as a last resort; do not fax duplicate documents

 

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.  Please note: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire in Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one.  When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX

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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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

 

·        Online Application (Questionnaire)

·        Resume If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, 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., hours 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 selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications.  A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here: 

 

· Eligibility Documentation, SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.

· Transcripts, if qualifying based on education or positive education series

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

AFPC RSC
Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
Wright Patterson
2130 8th Street
WP AFB, OH
45433

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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

 

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

 

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

 

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

 


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Job Announcement Number:

9X-DCIPS-962345-957771-LJ

Control Number:

351950300