Intelligence Specialist (Staff Management)

U.S. Department of the Army
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Feb-12-2018
  • Posted
    Feb 02

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 with Headquarters, Department of the Army, G-2, Security and Foreign Disclosure Directorate, located at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.

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.
 

  • 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


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

As an Intelligence Specialist (Staff Management), GG-0132-07 or 09, you will:

  • Assist senior staff advisor, utilizing a comprehensive knowledge of the military/political background of assigned countries and salient international relationships of those countries to evaluate, staff, advise, and make recommendations based on the intelligence and national security perspective in the implementation of national disclosure policy.
  • Receive, handle, and assess foreign visit requests.
  • Serve in an entry trainee level capacity in Career Program 35.
  • Perform duties characteristic of the Intelligence Specialist series, accomplishing a variety of developmental duties in support of the overall work of the organization.
  • Perform administrative duties such as gathering and reviewing a variety of narrative and/or statistical data to prepare reports and conducting analysis of data to support conclusions or recommendations for action.
  • Carry out elementary assignments, operations, or procedures utilizing practical knowledge of technical methods to perform assignments such as carrying out limited projects which involve use of specialized, complicated techniques.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Recruitment, Relocation, and Retention Incentives may be authorized.

Other Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Must be eligible for, receive, and retain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) security clearance.
  • May take a counterintelligence scope polygraph examination, if access to a special access program is required.
  • Must sign a statement attesting to the understanding of CIPMS/DCIPS provisions as indicated in AR 690-13.
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, the incumbent of this position must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Travel may be required 25% or less of the time for the performance of duty and training.

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education 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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of progressively responsible experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

To qualify for the Intelligence Specialist, GG-0132-07:
Specialized Experience: One year of progressively responsible experience which includes gathering and reviewing a variety of narrative and statistical data, preparing reports and conducting analysis. 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: International Relations, Foreign Area Studies, Political Science, Geography, Foreign Affairs.

OR

Superior Academic Achievement: Successful completion of all the requirements for a bachelor's degree with 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.

To qualify for the Intelligence Specialist, GG-0132-09:
Specialized Experience: One year of progressively responsible experience which includes reviewing directives and guidance, maintaining program records, preparing reports and developing information papers and briefings. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-07).

OR

Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: International Relations, Foreign Area Studies, Political Science, Geography, Foreign Affairs.

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) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages.

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.

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

  • Oral Communication
  • Technical Competence
  • Writing

Application instructions

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