Intelligence Research Specialist


Vacancy ID: 780135   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-780135-MP-JLS   USAJOBS Control Number: 330489900

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Title of Job

Intelligence Research Specialist
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Lowest Grade


09
11

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001 Intelligence Research Specialist

Geographic Availability


426540101 Philadelphia, PA

Transition Assistance Plan

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following questions require a response. If you do not respond, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee with competitive status on a career or career-conditional appointment; or a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee serving under a VRA appointment.
B. I am a person with a disability who is employed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
C. I am a displaced U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
D. I am none of the above.

If you answered "A", "B" or "C" you must provide your dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. Which of the following statements best describes your education and/or experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Intelligence Research Specialist, GS-0132-07 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have successfully completed two years (or more) of full-time graduate education or a master's (or higher) degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university.
C. I have at least one year of experience performing preliminary research, analysis, and evaluation of raw criminal intelligence data based upon such factors as recency and authenticity of technical detail and coverage; and preparing organized presentations of studies which were necessarily brief due to the uncomplicated nature of the specific intelligence, portions of larger studies, or summaries of larger studies.
D. I have a combination of successfully completed graduate education in an appropriate discipline and experience as described in C above that totals at least one year.
E. I do not possess the experience or education described above.

If you chose response C or D in the previous question, you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrate this experience.  If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

3. Which of the following best describes your education and/or experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Intelligence Research Specialist, GS-0132-09 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have successfully completed three years (or more) of full-time graduate education or doctoral (or higher) degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university.
C. I have at least one year of experience analyzing, assimilating, and evaluating criminal intelligence information; selecting pertinent material for files and recognizing the need to call important information to the attention of supervisors; preparing finished studies of factual data, or assigned portions of larger studies/statistical compilations/intelligence publications; and working with counterparts in other organizations.
D. I have a combination of successfully completed graduate education in an appropriate discipline and experience as described in C above that totals at least one year.
E. I do not possess the experience or education described above.

If you chose response C or D in the previous question, you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrate this experience.  If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the time-in-grade (TIG) requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

4. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level.
B. No, I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level.
C. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-09 grade level.

If you chose response A or C in the previous question, please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (month/day/year) during which you occupied the position(s) listed. If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable".

5. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-09 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-09 grade level.
B. No, I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-09 grade level.
C. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-11 grade level.

If you chose response A or C in the previous question, please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (month/day/year) during which you occupied the position(s) listed. If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-13 or higher in the competitive service can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do not count. Your responses to the following questions will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a non-competitive eligible. If you are referred non-competitively based on your responses and that information is later found to be incorrect, you may lose further consideration under this announcement.

6. Have you ever held or do you currently hold a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government equivalent to GS-13 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

If you chose response A in the previous question, please provide the position, title, pay plan, series and grade level (or pay band). Also include the promotion potential, and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you held this position. Example: Management Analyst, GS-0343-11 with promotion potential to GS-12 held from 10/12/2004 to 06/05/2005.

7. Have you communicated effectively with various levels of management, both internal and external to the organization/agency?

A. Yes
B. No

8. Have you established and maintained effective liaison with various levels of management internal and external to the organization agency?

A. Yes
B. No

9. Do you have knowledge of strategic intelligence techniques, policies, procedure, and systems?

A. Yes
B. No

10. Have you provided advice and direction on intelligence issues and policies?

A. Yes
B. No

11. Are you knowledgeable regarding project or team management principles and techniques?

A. Yes
B. No

12. Indicate the extent of your experience expressing ideas effectively in writing.

A. I have composed general letters, memos, or routine reports or weekly updates of assignments.
B. I have edited internal memos, or summarized recommendations discussed during meeting with other offices.
C. I have composed comprehensive reports, detailed briefings, memoranda, or technical materials of a complex or sensitive nature, or published professional articles.

13. Indicate the extent to which you have developed intelligence collection plans.

A. I have no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have retrieved and removed records from filing system, organized and maintained information, and provided basic analyses of information collected.
C. I have identified the information needs and the methods of collecting the information, provided input on the data elements needed, and submitted recommendations for implementation.
D. I have had primary responsibility for overseeing all aspects of information collection and analysis and preparation of a comprehensive intelligence collection plan(s).

14. Have you evaluated all factors and provided timely, expert advice and direction for unprecedented, ambiguous, volatile problems, e.g., changing tactics during a raid based on new intelligence information?

A. Yes
B. No

15. Indicate the extent of your experience expressing ideas orally in an effective manner.

A. I have obtained or coordinated an exchange of information within or between offices, or participated in debate or speech programs, or explained non-technical procedures to customers.
B. I have disseminated information to or solicited assistance outside of own organization, or described organizations programs and services to the public.
C. I have given formal presentations or speeches, management briefings, court testimony, etc., or served as a liaison with other offices, or briefed or debriefed attaches and facilitated focus groups.

16. Have you been involved in the successful resolution of conflict situations in the workplace?

A. Yes
B. No