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Job Title:INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:5T-DCIPS-1019257-017541-JP

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$71,674.00 to $93,175.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 to Friday, January 03, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-0132-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Location Negotiable After Selection, United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Top Secret/SCI

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

 

For additional information on DCIPS click the following link: http://dcips.dtic.mil/

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).

 

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


 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • Position is centrally managed

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • Position requires initial and periodic drug testing
  • Must acquire and maintain a Top Secret Clearance
  • See additional conditions of employment below

DUTIES:

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This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) with duties in the "Professional" work category and at the Senior work level.

 

 

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

 

MAJOR DUTIES:

 

·         Plans, organizes, oversees, and manages the Special Programs directorate and serves as the focal point for the implementation and integration of major signature reduction operations and programs.

·         Plans, coordinates, and manages several comprehensive signature reduction programs that operate concurrently and serves as the focal point for the identification, research, analysis, coordination, development, and implementation of multiple long-term signature reduction programs that are developed to support individualized mission requirements.

·         Initiates and manages new projects and signature reduction operations to satisfy validated operational requirements and integrates other directorates and subordinate program managers in development activities.

·         Establishes and maintains a wide range of contacts within the national intelligence signature reduction, special operations, and military service level communities, non-Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, commercial entities, as well as the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).

 

 

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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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must possess one or more years of specialized experience which is equivalent to the next lower qualifying grade, pay band or other pay systems. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and ability to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience would be demonstrated by knowledge of applicable policies, regulations, and precedents to include but not limited to joint service, governmental, and organizational goals, command structure, programs, processes, relationships and milestones so as to implement plans and combine related directorate efforts with outside agencies. Expert knowledge and skill in special tactics employment methods including parachuting, alternate insertion/extraction, all-terrain vehicles, and tactical vehicle operations/acquisition. These positions require a basic knowledge and understanding of one or more of the Intelligence Community’s (IC) disciplines.

 

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, and expert skill in, Special Tactics advanced operations, procedures, techniques, technology, tactics, systems, equipment, and methods to serve as an operational baseline for the development and integration of financial and operational signature reduction programs.  Includes skill in professional ATC.

2. Knowledge of the overall organization, missions, functions, and capabilities of the US government intelligence community and expert knowledge of all aspects of specialized signature reduction and mission employment requirements.

3. Knowledge of and familiarity with budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes and of command and agency budget execution policies and procedures in order to recommend reapportionments, supplemental appropriations, deferrals, and rescissions of funds. These include, but are not limited to POM, FYDP,

Major Force Programs (MFP), DoD appropriations, and Budget Estimate Submissions (BES).

4. Skill in leveraging the resources of the Defense Signature Reduction Program to provide direct support to the planning and execution of special operations and intelligence activities.

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. This position is emergency-essential (E-E). The incumbent of this position must meet all requirements of E-E positions and may be required as a condition of employment to take a series of annual boosters to immunize against anthrax and other diseases. In the event of a crisis situation, the incumbent or designated alternate, must continue to perform the E­ E duties until relieved by proper authority. The incumbent or the designated alternate may be required to take part in readiness exercises. This position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively. This meets the criteria of an E-E position and requires that the incumbent, or designated alternate, be removed from military recall status if alternatives for filling the position are not readily available.

2. 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 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. Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.

4. Employee is required to submit to psychological screening, polygraph testing, and urinalysis and must meet all position certification requirements.

5. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.

6. Mobility is a condition of employment. The employee must sign an Air Force-wide mobility agreement.

7. The work frequently requires temporary duty (TDY) travel at various CONUS and OCONUS locations, possibly for extended periods of time in hostile and/or isolated environments. This may require travel on military or civil aircraft, ships, and vehicles.

8. Employee will be issued a pager and may be required to respond both while on and off duty. This may include reporting for duty during other than normal duty hours.

9. Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. The incumbent may be required to work independently in the absence of the supervisor, requiring process oversight, schedule development, equipment management, and individual problem resolution. Overtime may be required.

10. The work may require the employee to conduct freefall and/or static line parachuting, perform underwater operations, utilize alternate insertion/extraction methods, handle weapons/explosives, and drive motor vehicles and/or water craft in support of diverse mission, training, exercise, test, and maintenance requirements. The employee may

be required to perform terminal and/or en route ATC duties. An appropriate, valid driver’s license is required for the position and the employee must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a FAA Class III flight physical if the commander so requires.

11. May be required to direct the work and/or train military personnel, federal employees, and contractors.

12. Employee performs other duties as assigned.

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 of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

 

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

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

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.

 

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 Friday, January 03, 2014

 

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 1019257.  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

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.

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:
SOCOM
6th FSS/FSMC
8011 Tampa Point Blvd Ste 4
MAC DILL AFB , FL
33621-5321

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:

5T-DCIPS-1019257-017541-JP

Control Number:

358078600