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Job Title:  Intelligence Operations Specialist
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  NCAF-14-016

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 to Friday, May 16, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Charlotte, NC View Map
Open tp areas 1, 2 and 3
Not Applicable


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State and your community!



NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Air National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Air National Guard.


WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE.  Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Air National Guard.


POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent)




MD #: 0086339034


  • Not Required


  • No


  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: Officer
  • Compatibility Requirement: AFSC: 14N


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Serves as Chief of Wing Intelligence (CWI), the unit’s Subject Matter Expert (SME) on all intelligence matters. 

Responsible for integrated intelligence support for alert, crisis, and Force Protection situations. Plans, organizes, establishes, and manages deployment and conduct of intelligence operations during contingency operations. 

Assures Intelligence function maintains capability to provide timely and accurate intelligence support and trained personnel during all operations.  Plans, develops, and manages schedules during all operations.  Ensures timely and accurate AIPB/PBA analysis during contingency operations.  Provides performance appraisals and evaluations, and career guidance for all intelligence personnel. Establishes requirements, procedures, and schedules.  

Assigns specific duties to intelligence personnel in accordance with guidance and directives. Position requires Global Situational Awareness (GSA), analytical expertise and time/stress management skills to accurately draw conclusions from multiple, unrelated sources into a finished product to quickly and accurately advise decision-makers on possible enemy courses of action. Manages collection, production and dissemination of intelligence products.  Projects data requirements and future threat scenarios based upon intelligence. Prepares intelligence annexes to operations plans and orders.  Researches, evaluates, integrates, and analyzes all-source data for clear, concise, in-depth intelligence analytical products focused on threats to air operations, including operational concepts of military forces and trends. Identifies significant intelligence trends and proposes new or revised analytical products to decision makers to new developments to meet requirements. Represent organization in conferences, working groups, and planning sessions, often traveling off site.  Prepare, present, and defend position, organizational requirements to variety of audiences.  Coordinates and liaises with counterparts in major commands (MAJCOM).  Develops and oversees execution of Internal Intelligence Training Program.  Acts as SME, trainer, and task certifier for intelligence Initial Qualification Training (IQT), Mission Qualification Training (MQT), and Continuation Training (CT).  Oversees internal training for intelligence personnel in specific, analytical methodology to include Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace (IPB) and Predictive Battlespace Awareness (PBA).  Reviews status of internal training goals and ensures goal achievement.  Develops and directs External Intelligence Training Program.  Provides training to aircrew on survival, evasion, resistance, and escape; search and rescue; visual recognition and threat systems. Trains force protection personnel on worldwide threats. 

Provides input to mission training and employment.  Oversees Intelligence Mobility Program ensuring the completion of pre-deployment training preparing personnel for contingency operations.  Manages pre-deployment intelligence briefings for all supported personnel.  Identifies required intelligence equipment and publications, including Force Protection considerations.Prepares and develops finished intelligence inputs for unit exercises. 

Oversees completion of intelligence requirements and procedures for briefing and debriefing of combat crews.

Serves as SME for Mission Report (MISREP) analysis and its fusion into the intelligence cycle.  Ensures intelligence derived from MISREPs is assimilated into ongoing operations.  Ensures construction and maintenance of situation displays.  Oversees and establishes procedures for maintenance of intelligence publications reference library tailored to unit mission. Supervises preparation and maintenance of Combat Mission Folders for training and real-word operations.  Ensures procurement and maintenance of intelligence documents, worldwide order of battle information, geospatial (GI&S) information and materials; and evasion and recovery information.  Provides in-depth research and analysis of Force Protection conditions at all locations.  Facilitates Threat Working Group (TWG) providing decision-makers finished, actionable intelligence directly affecting safety of unit personnel and operations.  Coordinates with military, federal, state, and local officials to ensure terrorist threats are identified and mitigated at home station and deployed locations.  Prepares and manages budgeting of fiscal and personnel resources for the intelligence function.  Assesses application of intelligence budget and forecasts future resources requirements.  Oversees coordination with supporting agencies to assure adequate intelligence systems support provided to the intelligence function, including current automated systems-of-record and appropriate security safeguards.  Performs other duties as assigned.

PD: D1659000


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Minimum Requirements:   Experience, education, or training which demonstrates  administrative, professional, investigative, or technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others, to collect, evaluate and organize pertinent facts.  Experience preparing clear and concise written reports.


Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training developing and recommending policy, organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations.  Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others.  Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports.


Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume'. 


1. Ability to formulate policies, direct and coordinate intelligence activities.
2. Knowledge of intelligence organizations and systems.
3. Ability to analyze and evaluate raw data in order to provide finished reports.
4. Skill in researching and compiling intelligence information to be disseminated.

Quality of Experience: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.   The applicant's record of experience training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the Miscellaneous Administration and Program Positions.

A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of the work of the position (i.e., management, business administration, oral communications, accounting, economics, etc.)

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG).  Assignment to a compatible Officer position in the NCANG is mandatory. (AFSC: 14N)


Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (ANACI minimum).


Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.



Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To validate your qualifications for this job, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your résumé and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, your rating 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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1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.


2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, May 16, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The 'Details' page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow youto review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the papaer application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1096718

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, May 16, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  • Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  • Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
  • Fax all six pages of 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.


The following documents are REQUIRED for this job announcement:

  • Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
  • Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)


The following documents are NOT required for this job announcement:

Transcripts (optional - required if using education to substitute for experience)

  • Military Resume (optional -explain actual duties performed with the MOS/AFSC, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous (optional - related certifications, licenses, etc.)

Demographics Data (optional - Applicants are requested to identify, in a separate attachment, their race, gender, and national origin.  Submission of this information is voluntary and will be used in support of the NCNG Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.)


Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.


Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:





Jackie Stabel
Phone: (704)391-4169
Agency Information:
4930 Minuteman Way
Charlotte, NC


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status.  If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. 


***Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.***

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