Intelligence Research Specialist


Vacancy ID: 815718   Announcement Number: 13-MD-815718-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 334574400

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1. Title of Job

Intelligence Research Specialist


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

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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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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Intelligence Research Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

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240050510 Baltimore, MD

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in a position with the Department of Justice (DOJ). Your response to this assessment questionnaire, in conjunction with other portions of your completed application, will be evaluated in making screening decisions.

This is a DOJ job application system. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this application. Incomplete/incorrect responses may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration.

For each of the following questions, please select the response that best describes your education and/or experience. You may select only one response for each question. If you feel that your education or experience exceeds all of the descriptions for a particular question, choose the description that is the closest level to the experience or education that you possess. Failure to respond to these questions will result in an ineligible rating.

1. From the descriptions below, select the ONE response that BEST describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as a GS-12 Intelligence Research Specialist.

A. I have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following types of duties: administering principles, techniques, and methodologies of intelligence research to conduct research and analysis activities, conducting functions related to national intelligence agencies and law enforcement communities, analyzing techniques and practices to develop and maintain working relationships with a variety of groups and organizations, and preparing a range of written products such as formal reports, information bullets and fact sheets.
B. I do not have the experience as described above.

Identify the specific experience from your resume or cover letter that validates your response. Also list the name and contact information of someone who can verify your response.

2. From the descriptions below, select the ONE response that BEST describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as a GS-13 Intelligence Research Specialist.

A. I have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following types of duties: administering principles, techniques, and methodologies of intelligence research to conduct research and analysis activities, to evaluate the validity of data, interpret raw data, analyze intelligence reports, synthesize results and present conclusions; interpreting intelligence and raw data using analytical techniques; planning critical intelligence programs; serving as a leader in conducting intelligence activities with law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

B. I do not have the experience as described above.

Identify the specific experience from your resume or cover letter that validates your response. Also list the name and contact information of someone who can verify your response.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Using structured analytic techniques to support conclusions when faced with gaps in data or
data that are difficult to validate.

4. Searching for and extracting information from files, documents, reports, publications, recordings,
or other materials.

5. Identifying the need for further research, analysis, or investigation.

6. Utilizes a variety of law enforcement and intelligence databases.

7. Giving presentation or briefings.

8. Developing and presenting training on intelligence and terrorism related topics directed to law
enforcement organizations, first responders, the private sector, and other organizations.

9. Prepares and presents briefings regarding controversial and novel issues.

10. Serves as spokesperson for the office's intelligence activities.

11. Analyzing information on target individuals and organizations by identifying relevant data
sources, and extracting and validating data.

12. Conducting extensive research relating to suspected terrorists and terrorist activities.

13. Analyzing or interpreting data or other information.

14. Performing intelligence analysis activities involving complex and difficult assignments and advising management and outside agencies on specific problems and issues relating to
terrorism and other national security threats.

15. Working on long-range intelligence plans and assessments relating to national security.

16. Monitoring, reviewing, and analyzing intelligence traffic from multiple sources.

17. Developing materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.

18. Serving on panel, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on
intelligence issues.

19. Providing technical assistance to various working groups and committees.

20. Designing and undertaking specific research in support of task force/committee activities.

21. Facilitating the flow of intelligence information between federal, state, and local law
enforcement agencies and organizations of the Intelligence Community (IC).

22. Preparing and disseminating information to federal intelligence organizations, and federal,
state, and local law enforcement agencies.

23. Preparing comprehensive reports on findings and projections.

24. Utilizing intelligence community (IC) analytic and writing standards to produce intelligence products.

25. Coordinating intelligence programs with other agencies.

26. Reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating multi-source written intelligence projections.

27. Assuring that organization structure and plan exist and that organizations are prepared to respond to
any future terrorist incidents.

28. Providing quality and relevant training to others to better equip federal, state, and local agencies to
perform anti-terrorist responsibilities.

As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Incomplete/incorrect responses may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration.

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

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 I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "Yes" to this certification item.

I understand a comprehensive background investigation, including a check of my credit history and a pre-employment drug screening, is required for this position.

A. Yes, I certify/understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.

You have submitted your answers for the Assessment Questionnaire. If you
provided an email address, you will receive a confirmation email upon receipt of the Assessment
Questionnaire. Please review the Vacancy Announcement to assure that you have submitted all
necessary supporting documents. Thank you for your interest in a position with the Department
of Justice.