Infrastructure Analyst


Vacancy ID: 752582   Announcement Number: FS-752582-RB-12   USAJOBS Control Number: 327500600

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

752582
1. Title of Job

Infrastructure Analyst
2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

1 Transfer-I am a current Federal employee serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service. Attached is a copy of my SF-50 verifying my eligibility.
2 Reinstatement-I am a former Federal Employee with reinstatement eligibility. Attached is a copy of my latest SF-50 verifying my eligibility.
3 VRA-I am eligible for a non-competitive appointment to positions at GS-11 and below based on eligibility under the Veterans Recruitment Authority. Attached is a copy of my DD-214 verifying my eligibility.
4 30% Vet-I am eligible for a non-competitive appointment based on being a 30% compensable veteran. Attached is a copy of my VA letter verifying my eligibility.
5 Peace Corp/Vista-I am eligible for a noncompetitive appointment to the Federal government under an authority for recently returned Peace Corps employees or Vista volunteers.
6 Repromotion-I am currently employed as a Federal civilian on a permanent competitive appointment at the full performance level (or higher) of this position; or a former Federal civilian employee who has held the full performance level (or higher) of this position on a permanent competitive appointment.
7 Other-I am currently on a permanent position which is equivalent to at least the grade of this position (or higher) in the Federal service; however, I am an employee for a Federal agency which has an interchange agreement with the US Office of Personnel Management, or with a Federal agency covered under other special appointing authorities or agreements. (e.g. TSA, US Postal Service, FAA, etc.)
8 VEOA-I have never been a permanent Federal civilian employee in the competitive service; however, I am a veteran who served substantially 3 or more years of continuous active duty in the military -OR- I am a preference eligible; AND my or the veteran's most recent discharge or release from active duty was under honorable conditions.
9 Military Spouse-I am seeking eligibility for a noncompetitive appointment as the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who is performing active duty pursuant to orders authorizing a PCS move, OR spouse of a totally (100%) disabled retired or separated member of the Armed Forces, OR unmarried widow/widower of a member of the Armed Forces killed while performing active duty.
10 Persons with Disabilities-I have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
11 None of the above applies to me.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select at least one occupational specialty code. The specialty code(s) for this position are 001, 002 and 003. Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired. Each code is defined below:

001 - Open to All U.S. Citizens.

002 - Competitive Merit Promotion. This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service.  You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. – SF-50 or veterans documentation).

003 - Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities. This includes applicants who are eligible for noncompetitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for positions at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted positions covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.). This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced for this 752582.  For more information about special hiring authorities, visit: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp.  You must provide qualifying documentation for a noncompetitive or special hiring authority.


001 All U.S. Citizens
002 Competitive Merit Promotion
003 Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities

21. Geographic Availability

(Required) The location code for this position is:
510100013 Arlington, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

Complete this section ONLY IF you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). To be considered, you must be a surplus or displaced Federal employee as defined in the regulations, be applying for a vacancy at or below the grade level of the position from which you have been or are being separated (and with no greater promotion potential than your position), and be occupying or have been displaced from a position in the same local commuting area as the vacancy.

Note: To receive consideration for the CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation as specified in the vacancy announcement.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Minimum Qualifications for GS-12

1. From the descriptions below, select one statement that best describes your experience to meet the basic requirement for this position at the GS-12 level.

A. I have at least one year of full-time specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-11 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors.) This experience must include activities such as 1) conduct analyses and coordination activities involving threats and incidents/events affecting the nation's critical infrastructures; 2) participate in the development, management, and execution of information sharing programs with the owners and operators of the nation's critical infrastructures to enhance the security of networks, systems, and facilities; and 3) maintain and foster working-level relationships with federal agencies, industry, state, and local governments representing vital critical infrastructure interests.
B. My experience does not reflect in the above statement and therefore I do not qualify for the position.

Knowledge of the nation's critical infrastructure operations

From the statements below, choose the one statement that best identifies your experience and/or training.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Advise senior leadership in matters relating to the protection of the nation's critical infrastructures.

3. Work with senior-level employees in the development, management, and implementation of information sharing programs with the owners and operators of the nation's critical infrastructures to enhance the protection and resilience of networks, systems, and functions in an all-hazards environment.

4. Participate as a sector expert responsible for mapping new strategic approaches.

5. Identify, evaluate, and maintain state-of-the-art tools, systems, databases, and data sources to maintain operational awareness of the nation's critical infrastructure.

Knowledge of analytical methods for assessing the risk to the nation's critical infrastructure incidents/events, and program/policy issues

6. Ensure the findings from risk-based assessments, incidents/events, and program/policy issues are incorporated into partnership discussions so the national critical infrastructure partners can make informed decisions and take appropriate actions.

7. Conduct analyses and coordination activities involving threats to, or risks for incidents/events affecting the nation's critical infrastructures.

8. Develop specific requirements and schedules for the completion of studies.

9. Make technical and managerial judgments regarding the initiation of projects to support overall program accomplishments.

10. Provide assessment of program and policy objectives, expected outcomes, and progress to a variety of professional audiences, including industry representatives, Federal and state officials, and professional and trade associations.

11. Participate in the analytic work of others to enable cross-sector assessments of the nation's critical infrastructures.

Oral communication

12. Collaborate with industry representatives, Federal and state officials, and academia on infrastructure task forces or working groups.

13. Work closely with sector information sharing and analysis centers and other sector partnerships to accomplish program objectives.

14. Maintain and foster working-level relationships with federal agencies, industry, state, and local governments representing vital infrastructure interests.

15. Interface with and maintain relationships with officials in government and the private sector in order to organize successful collaborative efforts to ensure efficient and cohesive implementation of the national strategy for protecting the nation's critical infrastructure.

16. Collaborate in liaison activities with other agencies for the purpose of development or analyzing policy.

17. Represent agency on interagency working groups, internal and external forums.

Written communication

18. Write briefings, papers, reports, and warning projects on threats and incidents/events affecting the nation's critical infrastructures.

19. Write written policies and procedures for program usage.

20. Conduct information gathering and reporting in support of the nation's critical infrastructure protection, restoration and sustaining activities.

21. Write various types of reports, studies and projects for technical programs.