GS-12: To be eligible at the GS-12 level, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level as defined below.
Specialized Experience is defined as experience that equipped you with the competencies needed to perform the job duties. Examples of specialized experience are: administering principles, techniques, and methodologies of intelligence research to conduct research and analysis activities; conducting functions related to national intelligence agencies and law enforcement communities; analyzing techniques and practices to develop and maintain working relationships with a variety of groups and organizations, and preparing a range of written products such as formal reports, information bullets and fact sheets.
GS-13: To be eligible at the GS-13 level, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level as defined below.
Specialized Experience is defined as experience that equipped you with the competencies needed to perform the job duties. Examples of specialized experience are: administering principles, techniques, and methodologies of intelligence research to conduct research and analysis activities, to evaluate the validity of data, interpret raw data, analyze intelligence reports, synthesize results, and present conclusions; interpreting intelligence and raw data using analytical techniques; planning critical intelligence programs; serving as a leader in conducting intelligence activities with law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
You will be rated on the following Competencies:
Reasoning: Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and make correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions.
Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Technical Competence: Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform ones job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.
Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material that is appropriate for the intended audience.
Teamwork: Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals.
Public Safety and Security: Knowledge of the military, weaponry, and intelligence operations; public saftey and security operations; occupational health and safety; investigation and inspection techniques; or rules, regulations, precautions, and prevention techniques for the protection of people, data and property.
The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete. To preview the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link View Assessment Questions