INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST (STAFF MANAGEMENT)


Vacancy ID: 787918   Announcement Number: WTST12202918787918   USAJOBS Control Number: 331345000

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 787918


1. Title of Job

INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST (STAFF MANAGEMENT)


2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.


3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level you will accept.


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11. Miscellaneous Information

How did you find out about this position?  Your response will help us to focus future recruitment efforts to areas which work well to reach talented applicants.
822 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
823 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
824 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
825 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
826 Job supervisor
827 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
828 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
829 School Placement/Career Office
830 Employment Office
831 Advertisement (please identify advertisement source in the box below)

Please use the box below to provide any additional information, or to identify where or from whom you first heard about the vacancy if your source is not listed above. 
12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

These dates are required if you have claimed Veterans' Preference unless you have claimed derived Preference (i.e., widows, spouse, etc.)
Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


16. Availability Date

You may omit the availability date if you can begin work immediately. Otherwise you must provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select the occupational specialty code. The specialty code for this position is 001. Please note that you must select the specialty code before proceeding to the next question.

 

Code is defined below:

 

001 - Merit promotion. This includes current Federal civilian employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service.  As specified in the "Who May Apply" section of this announcement, this category may also include VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service; applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive 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.


002 INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST (STAFF MANAGEMENT)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


240575003 Fort Meade, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

Please insert the total number of years and months of your job related experience.


24. Personal Background Information

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia, in a decree approved in a lawsuit entitled Luevano v. Springer, Civil Action no. 79-0271, has ordered that Federal Government agencies provide data on the race and national origin of applicants for certain Federal occupations. The position for which you are applying is in one of those occupations.

The collection of this information is authorized for use by the Office of Personnel Management only for the purposes of complying with the requirements of the
Luevano v. Springer Decree. The data you supply will be used for statistical analysis pursuant to the requirements of the lawsuit, and will not be shared with employing agencies.

You are requested to complete the following: however, submission of this information is voluntary. Your failure to do so will have no effect on the processing of your application for Federal employment.

The first six categories below provide descriptions of race and national origins. Select the category with which you identify yourself. If you are of mixed race and/or national origin, select the category with which you most closely identify yourself. Please select only one category.

PRIMARY GEOGRAPHIC ZONE

Select the Zone (items 7 through 15) which includes your first choice for location of employment. This designation is for statistical use only and will not affect your actual consideration for employment. Your geographic area of consideration will be determined by your entries in items 7 through 15. Please select only one.


01 American Indian or Alaskan Native - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North America, and who maintains cultural identification through community recognition or tribal affiliation.
02 Asian or Pacific Islander - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, or the Pacific Islands. For example, this area includes China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippine Islands, and Samoa.
03 Black, not of Hispanic origin - A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. This does not include persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish cultures or origins.
04 Hispanic - A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish cultures or origins. This does not include persons of Portuguese culture or origin.
05 White, not of Hispanic origin - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North America, or the Middle East. This does not include persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish cultures or origins.
06 A person not included in another category.
07 ATLANTA ZONE includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia
08 CHICAGO ZONE includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wisconsin
09 DALLAS ZONE includes Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming
10 PHILADELPHIA ZONE includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont
11 SAN FRANCISCO ZONE includes California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington
12 ALASKA ZONE includes the State of Alaska
13 CARIBBEAN ZONE includes Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
14 HAWAII ZONE includes the State of Hawaii and Pacific overseas area
15 WASHINGTON, DC ZONE - Washington, DC metro area (Charles, Montgomery, and Prince George Counties in MD, Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, King George, Stafford, and Loudoun Counties and Falls Church, Alexandria, and Fairfax cities in VA) and Atlantic overseas area (African, European, Middle Eastern, Central and South American countries)

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment to a Defense Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Federal Government or Status for referral consideration. Please respond yes or no to the following questions. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THESE QUESTIONS WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBILE RATING. NOTE: You must submit the required documentation to verify your eligibility as indicated below. Failure to provide the required documents will render you not eligible for consideration. See instructions under the "How to Apply" tab for submitting documentation.

A- Yes
B- No

1. Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee- I currently work for Department of the Army and meet one of the following conditions: (1) Reinstatement eligible - Current Army DCIPS employee who has reinstatement eligibility as a result of personal competitive status; or (2) Currently serving on an Army DCIPS appointment without time limitation and have occupied this position for at least one year.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects "1" in block 24 - Tenure; "2" in block 34 - Position Occupied, and your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package. If selected, you will be required to provide proof of a current successful performance evaluation.

2. Current Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (excluding Army). I currently work for Department of Defense (i.e., Air Force, Navy, Marines, DLA, DFAS, DIA, or DoDEA) and occupy a DCIPS position and meet one of the following conditions: (1) Reinstatement eligible--Current DCIPS employee who has reinstatement eligibility as a result of personal competitive status; or (2) Personnel Interchange eligible-- Currently serving on a DCIPS appointment without time limitation or have been involuntarily separated from such appointment without personal cause within the preceding year. Must be or have been serving continuously for at least one year in a DCIPS position.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects "1" in block 24 - Tenure; "2" in block 34 - Position Occupied, and your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package. If selected, you will be required to provide proof of a current successful performance evaluation.

3. Current (non-DCIPS) Army Civilian Employee - I am a current Army employee with competitive status (includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the Competitive Service). (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1").
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package. If selected, you will be required to provide proof of a current successful performance evaluation.

4. DoD Transfer (Excluding Army) - I am currently employed as a permanent career or career-conditional DoD (i.e., Air Force, Navy, Marines, DLA, DFAS, or DoDEA) employee in the competitive service.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package. If selected, you will be required to provide proof of a current successful performance evaluation.

5. Non-DoD Transfer - I am currently employed as a permanent career or career-conditional Non-DoD (e.g., Dept of Labor, VA) employee in the competitive service.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package. If selected, you will be required to provide proof of a current successful performance evaluation.

6. Former Permanent Federal Employee - I am a former Federal service employee who attained permanent status (block 24 of SF-50 indicates either 1-Permanent or 2-Conditional), successfully completed either a Probationary or Trial Period, and was not removed from Federal service for cause.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of the SF-50 you received upon separation from Federal employment that reflects the information stated above along with your application/resume package.

7. 30% or more Disabled Veteran - I am a disabled veteran and have a compensable service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more AND my discharge was under conditions other than dishonorable.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement (your DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA) OR from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that you have a service-connected disability of 30% or more along with your application/resume package.

8. Disabled Veteran less than 30% - I am a veteran who served on active duty at any time and who has a compensable service-connected disability rating of at least 10 percent but less than 30 percent AND my discharge was under conditions other than dishonorable.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement (your DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA) OR from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that you have a service-connected disability of  more than 10% but less than 30% along with your application/resume package.

9. 10-Point Other
I am a veteran who served on Active duty at any time and have a present service-connected disability or am receiving compensation, disability retirement benefits, or pension from the military or the Department of Veterans Affairs but do not qualify as a CP or CPS; OR I received a Purple Heart.
Derived Preference - I am the spouse, widow, widower, or mother of a veteran as described below. (NOTE: Both a mother and a spouse may be entitled to preference on the basis of the same veteran's service if they both meet the requirements; however, neither may receive preference if the veteran is living and is qualified for Federal employment.)
Spouse - I am the spouse of a disabled veteran who is disqualified for a Federal position along the general lines of his or her usual occupation due to a service connected disability.
Widow/Widower - I am the widow or widower of a veteran who was not divorced from the veteran, has not remarried or the marriage was annulled, AND the veteran either served during a war or during the period of April 28, 1952 through July 1, 1955, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR died while on active duty that included service described immediately above under conditions that would not have been the basis for other than an honorable or general discharge.
Mother of a deceased Veteran - I am the mother of a veteran who died under honorable conditions while on Active Duty during a war or during the period April 28, 1952 through July 1, 1955, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized; AND was married to the father of the veteran; AND live with my totally and permanently disabled husband (either the veteran's father or my husband through remarriage) OR am widowed, divorced, or separated for the veteran's father and have not remarried; OR remarried but am now widowed, divorced, or legally separated from my husband.
Mother of a Disabled Veteran - I am the mother of a living disabled veteran who was separated with an honorable or general discharge from active duty AND is permanently and totally disabled from a service connected injury or illness AND was married to the father of the veteran AND live with my totally and permanently disabled husband (either the veteran's father or my husband through remarriage) OR am widowed, divorced, or separated for the veteran's father and have not remarried; OR remarried but am now widowed, divorced, or legally separated from my husband.
NOTE: The widow or mother of a deceased disabled veteran who served after 1955, but did not serve in a war, campaign, or expedition, is not entitled to preference.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your/the veteran's DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement (DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) along with your application/resume package. If you applying based on Derived Preference and are selected for the position, you will be asked to provide additional documentation such as a letter from the Veterans Administration, certificate of death, etc., pertaining to the veteran.

10. 5 Point Preference - I am a veteran who served on Active Duty:
During a war; OR

During the period April 28, 1952 through July 1, 1955; OR
For more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred after January 31, 1955, and before October 15, 1976; OR

During the Gulf War from August 2, 1990, through January 2, 1992; OR
For more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on the date prescribed by Presidential proclamation or by law as the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom; OR

In a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized. Any Armed Forces Expeditionary medal or campaign badge, including El Salvador, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Southwest Asia, Somalia, and Haiti, qualifies for preference.
NOTE: A campaign medal holder or Gulf War veteran who originally enlisted after September 7, 1980, (or began active duty on or after October 14, 1982, and has not previously completed 24 months of continuous active duty) must have served continuously for 24 months or the full period called or ordered to active duty.
NOTE: If you indicate "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement (your DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) along with your resume/application package.

11. I do not meet any of the eligibility criteria described in the statements above; however, I am a US Citizen and wish to apply for this DCIPS position.

Thank you for your interest in the INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST (STAFF MANAGEMENT) GG-0132-13 position with Department of the Army.
If you are completing the questionnaire using the hard copy 1203-FX please mark your answers, continuing on in Section 25.
Darken the oval beginning with number 12 in Section 25 if you are using the Occupational Questionnaire - OPM Form 1203-FX. Please select only one letter for each item. NOTE: YOUR RESUME MUST SUPPORT THE RESPONSE YOU SELECT.
We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit your application.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST (STAFF MANAGEMENT) at the GG-0132-13 level or equivalent in the Federal Service.

A. I possess one year of progressively responsible experience at the GG-0132-12 grade level. 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, or threat support directly related to SIGINT missions and capabilities to include requirements, doctrine, responsibilities, tasking process, training system, and documentation. Creditable specialized experience may include previous military intelligence experience, experience gained in the private sector or in another government agency as long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the series.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

This position has requirements which must be met prior to employment, and conditions for continued employment. Your answers to the questions in this section will indicate your understanding of, or possession of, these requirements and conditions.

2. Completion of a Trial Period. As a condition of employment, except as noted below DCIPS employees shall serve DCIPS trial periods. Trial periods shall be 2 years in duration. During this trial period, an employee may be separated with no right of appeal outside the Department of Defense (except as provided for preference eligible defined as "employees" in section 7511 (a)(1)(B) of Reference (f) at any time if it is determined that the employee's conduct or performance is unsatisfactory. (a) Employees who have previously completed a trial period in a DCIPS Position shall not serve another trial period upon acceptance of another DCIPS position. Current DCIPS employees who are in a DCIPS trial period and transfer to another DCIPS Component shall finish their trial period in the new DCIPS position. (b) Employees who have completed a trial period in the National Intelligence Civilian Compensation Program (NICCP) within the IC shall not be required to complete another trial period upon appointment to a DCIPS position. Current IC employees who are in a NICCP when appointed to a DCIPS position shall finish their trial period in the DCIPS appointment.

A. I understand that I may be required to complete a 2-year Trial Period. I also understand that during this 2-year period: 1) I may be separated with no right of appeal outside the Department of Defense at any time if it is determined that my conduct or performance is unsatisfactory; and 2) I will be considered a "Conditional Employee" during this 2-year period for all purposes including Reduction-in-Force.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have no experience with performing these duties.
B- I have limited experience in performing these duties and will require additional guidance and/or supervision to perform at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing these duties with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by workers/superiors to assist them with unusually complex situations related to this task because of my expertise.

3. Provide technical guidance and assessment to staff leadership Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) program.

4. Advise on the proper utilization of personnel to meet SIGINT program requirements, leveraging resources to efficiently accomplish tasks.

5. Define overall analytical objectives in relation to existing or proposed SIGINT policy and identify analytical resources.

6. Provide analysis, design, implementation, testing, maintenance, and support of mission essential requirements.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.
If you are applying to this position using the 1203 FX you will need to use a separate blank sheet of paper to indicate which question you responded "E" to, and what position(s) on your resume support this response (include title, organization & date). You will need to include this paper with the rest of your application package.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

7. Interpret and promulgate significant SIGINT program policy ensuring dissemination and comprehension.

8. Evaluate the responsibilities of SIGINT activities to assure compliance with policy and achieve mission goals and objectives.

9. Develop planning structures to meet program goals and ensure integration across organizational elements.

10. Develop program standards from regulatory requirements to ensure proper alignment with an agency's strategic plans.

11. Develop strategy which ensures the operational activities directly respond to SIGINT related requirements.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.
If you are applying to this position using the 1203 FX you will need to use a separate blank sheet of paper to indicate which question you responded "E" to, and what position(s) on your resume support this response (include title, organization & date). You will need to include this paper with the rest of your application package.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

12. Conduct SIGINT mission assessments to support deliberate and crisis action military planning and operations.

13. Develop SIGINT theory, techniques and concepts to gain in-depth information in support of current and future threats.

14. Evaluate the responsibilities of SIGINT activities to assure compliance with policy and achieve mission goals and objectives.

15. Provide liaison in support of Intelligence Community and Service Cryptologic Components equities to ensure SIGINT concepts and future strategies are addressed.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.
If you are applying to this position using the 1203 FX you will need to use a separate blank sheet of paper to indicate which question you responded "E" to, and what position(s) on your resume support this response (include title, organization & date). You will need to include this paper with the rest of your application package.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

16. Manage time effectively to accomplish mission essential tasking.

17. Develop systems to organize workflow to ensure quality, precision and timeliness of outputs.

18. Explore/Evaluate alternative solutions to SIGINT problematic situations.

19. Select course of action by identifying all alternatives and makes logical decisions.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.
If you are applying to this position using the 1203 FX you will need to use a separate blank sheet of paper to indicate which question you responded "E" to, and what position(s) on your resume support this response (include title, organization & date). You will need to include this paper with the rest of your application package.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

20. Develop and present oral Intelligence Briefings to leaders within the Command.

21. Communicate plans, briefs and convey information effectively within an organization.

22. Participates in briefings and meetings to provide advice and assistance.

23. Compose correspondence that involves SIGINT analysis and is technical in nature.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.
If you are applying to this position using the 1203 FX you will need to use a separate blank sheet of paper to indicate which question you responded "E" to, and what position(s) on your resume support this response (include title, organization & date). You will need to include this paper with the rest of your application package.

If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

24. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal Service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.