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    This National Guard position is for a INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1247000and is part of theMI DCSOPS, National Guard.

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    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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    This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters State (JFHQ-ST), Intelligence Directorate (J-2). The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the State Joint Director of Intelligence and Security, responsible for providing leadership and administrative control over the J-2 functions of the state. The incumbent serves as the principal staff officer and primary advisor to the Adjutant General, the Joint Chief of Staff, and Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) Commander, for intelligence related matters to include, but not limited to joint intelligence policy and programs, current intelligence and foreign threat information, situational awareness, intelligence oversight, as well as security related matters including personnel security, information security, and policy and oversight authority for communications security and physical security of arms, ammunition, and explosives. Further, is the program manager for interagency coordination for information sharing arrangements between JFHQ-ST and organizations such as State/Local Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA), State/Local Emergency Responders, NGB, and national level agencies involved in Homeland Security to include Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI).

    (1) Serves as principal advisor to the Adjutant General concerning all intelligence, OPSEC, and Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) related matters and is required to provide classified briefings to the State Governor as dictated by various threat situations.

    (2) Plans, directs, and evaluates all joint state intelligence programs and activities.

    (3) Establishes, reviews, and revises policies, procedures, standards, and mission objectives associated to intelligence related programs to eliminate barriers to mission accomplishment.

    (4) Develops through coordination with other staff directorates, higher headquarters and state/local officials, the commander's critical information requirements based on assessments of local, national and international developments, and any new phenomena.

    (5) Evaluates overall operational effectiveness and adequacy of the State's National Guard intelligence units and sections in terms of their assigned missions.

    (6) Provides consultation and guidance on broad questions concerning intelligence procedures and programs to state military division commanders, directorates, military organizations, and subordinate staff to include direction and guidance regarding scope of intelligence problems, pertinent mission related issues, possible threats, and possible lines of attack, while providing guidance on available references and precedents, mission essential objectives, and security considerations.

    (7) Serves as the channel of communication for the Adjutant General to U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM).

    (8) Represents and defends the interests of the State's National Guard at various city, county, state, federal, and national-level conferences and work groups such as with the Department of Homeland Security.

    (9) Serves as program manager for interagency coordination between State/Local Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) and State/Local Emergency Responders.

    (10) Performs the duties of the J-2 for the State Joint Task Force during national or state emergencies, (Terrorist Act, Invasion, etc) requiring the implementation of the Homeland Defense Concept Plan at the direction of the Adjutant General (TAG) or designated Joint Task Force - State Commander.

    (11) Serves as the JFHQ-ST Command Security Manager responsible for administrating and establishing policies and procedures for maintaining an effective Security Program encompassing the areas of Personnel Security, Information Security, and Physical Security of Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives.

    (12) Prepares the annual budget for all state intelligence functions, including full-time and traditional personnel training, equipment purchases, etc. Forecasts the equipment and personnel resources necessary for future intelligence missions and incorporates this information into the long-term budgeting process.

    (13) Organizes and supervises the JFHQ-ST J2, Intelligence and Security Office in order to meet the requirement for continuous (24/7/365) operations of the Joint Force Headquarters.

    (14) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens. Area 1 - Open to current, permanent technicians of the Michigan National Guard. Area 2 - Open to current members of the Michigan National Guard. Area 3 - Open to applicants willing and eligible to join the Michigan National Guard (contact a recruiter).

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    0132 Intelligence

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