Intelligence Specialist

U.S. Marine Corps
  • Location
    Fort Meade, Maryland
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    May 14

Position description

You will serve as an Intelligence Specialist performing standard intelligence analysis and production tasks relative to the political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, technical, or military issues in the Area of Responsibility for the Cyber Protection Team of U S MARINE FORCES CYBERSPACE COMMAND.

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  • You will use verbal and written communication techniques to prepare and present briefings on assigned area for senior level DoD and USMC officials.
  • You will participate in DoD and Service level wargames.
  • You will provide intelligence products to support the USMC in its Title X function.
  • You will attend service level, national and international working groups and meetings in support of USMC missions.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • You must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Failure to do so may result in the withdrawal of an offer or removal. Indicate the level and date of your clearance in your resume.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You must acknowledge in writing that you are accepting an appointment in the DCIPS (excepted service) which does not confer competitive status, prior to appointment.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position in specialty area (46) and as a condition of employment incumbents of the position are required to comply with the DON Cyber IT/CSWF Program requirements of SECNAV M-5239.2.
  • This position requires a periodic polygraph examination.
  • All Defense Intelligence positions under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) are in the excepted service by specific statute, 10 U.S.C. 1601. This position is in the excepted service and does not confer competitive status.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at the GG/GS-09 level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing the following duties such as:

1) Participating in analyzing and evaluating information in preparation for defense against potential cyber intrusions;
2) Processing all-source material and produce pertinent intelligence in an assigned area to meet U.S. government needs;
3) Reviewing intelligence products prepared by other government agencies or other elements of assigned activity for technical accuracy and logical treatment and interpretation of information.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:


Education Substitution 

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree


LL.M., if relatedIf you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Foreign Education: Required for vacancies with Positive Education or Education SubstitutionEducation completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:

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