Intelligence Research Specialist

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Mar-01-2019
  • Posted
    Feb 20

Position description

This position is located at the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG), Deputy Commandant for Operations, Assistant Commandant for Intelligence and Criminal Investigation, Intelligence Coordination Center (ICC) Global Issues Branch on the living marine resources/fisheries and energy team in Suitland, MD.

 

Responsibilities

In this position, you will serve as an Intelligence Analyst for the Commanding Officer, conducting research, analysis, and liaison work with other intelligence and law enforcement agencies on topics of relevance to the U.S. Coast Guard.

 Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:

  • Devising valid methods of screening and synthesizing vast information and translating it into policy relevant intelligence.
  • Evaluating the validity, accuracy, reliability of information received from a wide variety of sources to assess importance to foreign policy and Coast Guard operational and decision making interests.
  • Preparing a wide range of analytic products to clearly, concisely, and coherently characterize the policy significance and implications of the issues and developments in the assigned area. 
  • Establishing key international liaison to obtain critical sources of operations intelligence.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

Qualifications

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required. 
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Must complete a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).
  • A non-disclosure must be signed.
  • This position is subject to polygraph testing.
  • Drug Testing designated Position

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

GS-13 level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience includes: Initiating contacts with other senior intelligence analyst and law enforcement personnel to validate and ascertain reliability of information; Conducting special intelligence research studies; Preparing contributions to interagency intelligence assessments; and conducting liaison with counterparts in other intelligence agencies to coordinate information acquisition activities.   

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.  If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail. 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org

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