Intelligence Specialist (GMI Analyst)

U.S. Department of the Army
  • Location
    Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Oct-06-2017
  • Posted
    Sep 25

Position description

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the ST-APF-W6TMAA US ARMY NAT GROUND INTL C.

WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified information WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted.

Who May Apply:
Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibilityfor an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

Responsibilities

Serves as a General Military Intelligence (GMI) Analyst responsible for analysis of conventional and irregular foreign ground forces in the Latin America Branch of the Regional Division East Asia and Americas at the National Ground Intelligence Center. Duties include developing research strategies to explore all available data sources, assembling and organizing information, evaluating sources for strengths and weaknesses, using structured analytic techniques and/or social science methods to develop analytic judgments that address key research questions, and presenting analytic judgments in a clear, concise, and convincing manner. Leverage expertise and knowledge of conventional forces tactics, techniques, procedures; build expertise in regional dynamics and/or armed conflict dynamics, including armed groups' strategy, organization, capabilities, tactics, recruitment, governance, and/or cooperation and competition with other groups to address priority intelligence requirements. Deliver key findings, both verbally and in writing, to a wide range of audiences, including senior civilian and military decision makers. Engage regularly with academic, military, and/or other collaborative partners to explore research questions, consider assumptions and alternatives, and/or co-author coordinated pieces when appropriate.

Perform as an All Source Intelligence Analyst of NGIC's Latin America Branch, East Asia Americas Division, Regional Directorate. In this developmental position, incumbent receives tailored instruction, guidance, training, and supervision designed to equip incumbent with the knowledge and skills necessary for successful performance in the full performance level, or target position. Under supervision conducts comprehensive research and analysis of insurgent, counter-insurgent or foreign military ground forces, and their operations; capabilities; tactics, techniques and procedures; and patterns and trends to support all source intelligence and threat production.In this developmental position, incumbent receives tailored instruction, guidance, training, and supervision designed to equip incumbent with the knowledge and skills necessary for successful performance in the full performance level, or target position. Under supervision conducts comprehensive research and analysis of insurgent, counter-insurgent or foreign military ground forces, and their operations; capabilities; tactics, techniques and procedures; and patterns and trends to support all source intelligence and threat production.

NOTE: Current Department of Army employees at the full performance level of this series will be excluded for consideration for this position.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

10-Point Other Veterans? Rating

30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

5-Point Veterans' Preference

Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee

Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)

Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%

Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

Prior Federal Service Employee

United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position

Job family (Series)

0132 Intelligence

Requirements

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

GG-07:
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience which has included intelligence-related research, analysis, collections and /or operations. This experience should have included intelligence analysis and/or production, intelligence collection and/or operations, counterintelligence, or threat support directly related to counterintelligence analysis. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-05).

Progressively responsible experience is that which has included intelligence-related research, analysis, collections and /or operations. This experience should have included intelligence analysis and/or production, intelligence collection and/or operations, counterintelligence, or threat support directly related to the position to be filled. This experience should demonstrate: Knowledge of intelligence processes, cycle and organizations; Knowledge of and/or ability to use research tools such as library holdings, photographs, statistics, graphics and maps; Knowledge of the systems, procedures and methods of analyzing, compiling, reporting and disseminating intelligence data; and/or Knowledge of organization(s) for and methods of collecting and analyzing intelligence data.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience conducting comprehensive research and analysis of insurgent, counter-insurgent or foreign military ground forces, and their operations; capabilities; tactics, techniques and procedures; and patterns and trends to support all source intelligence and threat production. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-05).
OR
Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Engineering, Physical Science, or Physics.
OR
Superior Academic Achievement. In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled, such as that identified in Education above. Superior Academic Achievement is based on:
(1) Class Standing - Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses;
OR
(2) Grade-Point Average (G.P.A.) - Applicants must have a grade-point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.; OR
(3) Honor Society Membership - Applicants may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies (https://www.achsnatl.org/).
OR
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages.

GG-09:
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience which has included intelligence-related research, analysis, collections and /or operations. This experience should have included intelligence analysis and/or production, intelligence collection and/or operations, counterintelligence, or threat support directly related to counterintelligence analysis. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-07).

I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GG/GS-07. Specialized experience is defined as experience which includes conducting comprehensive research and analysis of insurgent, counter-insurgent or foreign military ground forces, and their operations; capabilities; tactics, techniques and procedures; and patterns and trends to support all source intelligence and threat production.
OR
I have successfully completed a Closely Related (CR)* Master's Degree; OR a Non-Closely Related Master's Degree including 15 specialized semester hours or 22 specialized quarter hours; OR a Law Degree (LLB or JD) including 15 specialized semester hours or 22 specialized quarter hours. *Closely Related Degrees: Cartography, Demography, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Area Studies, Geography, History, International Law, International Relations, Law, Military Science, Psychology, Physical/Chemical Science, Political Science, Social or Cultural Anthropology, Sociology. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
OR
I have the specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and I have at least one year of graduate education as described in B, but less than the required two years. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100% (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then, divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.). (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
OR
I have the experience as described in A AND the education described in B. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.

NOTE: Current Department of Army employees at the full performance level of this series will be excluded for consideration for this position.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Education

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) will not be authorized.

Drug testing requirement.

Spanish language ability is desirable.

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

Two year trial/probationary period may be required.

Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.

Travel constitutes less than 25% of the work schedule

Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployments during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a 35 security clearance.

In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.

All-Source Intelligence Production

Oral Communication

Partnering

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Application instructions

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