Intelligence Research Specialist


Vacancy ID: 834544   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-834544-MP-WM   USAJOBS Control Number: 336784300

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Title of Job

Intelligence Research Specialist
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Lowest Grade


09
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13

Occupational Specialties


001 Intelligence Research Specialist

Geographic Availability


040370013 Phoenix, AZ

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 Federal employee with competitive status on a career or career-conditional appointment; or a current federal employee serving under a VRA appointment. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
B. I am a reinstatement eligible who resides within the local commuting area of the announced duty location.
C. I am a current Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement. I work in the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
D. I am a former Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement who resides in the local commuting area of the announced duty location.
E. I am eligible for a VEOA appointment (i.e., a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service).
F. I am a military spouse, eligible under authority E.O. 13473, who resides within the local commuting area.
G. I am a person with a disability who resides within the local commuting area.
H. I am a displaced Federal employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). I work within the local commuting area and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
I. I. None of the above.

If you answered "A", "C", or "H", you must provide your Bureau, dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the location of (city and state) where you work.

 

If you answered "B", "D" or "G", you must provide your Bureau, dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the location of (city and state) where you live.

 

If you answered ā€œEā€ or ā€œFā€ you must provide 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. Note: If you answered in the affirmative and your resume doesn't reflect the experience, you will not be considered.  The experience must be indicated in your resume.

2. GS-09: 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 selecting, abstracting, and excerpting data from specific sources and compiling them for the use of higher graded specialists; 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 answered C or D, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim. If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

3. GS-11: 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 form an accredited college or university.
C. I have at least one year of experience performing preliminary research, analysis, and evaluation of raw 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; 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 to a year.
E. I do not possess the experience or education described above.

If you answered C or D, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim. If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

4. GS-12: Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Intelligence Research Specialist, GS-0132-11 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. 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 superiors; preparing finished studies of factual data, or assigned portions of larger studies/statistical compilations/intelligence publications; and working with counterparts in other intelligence organizations; preparing criminal intelligence reports/collections manuals/field instructions; evaluating incoming reports/information; arranging for and participating in the briefing/debriefing of Attaches and others returning from/undertaking foreign travel; and performing liaison functions with other organizations, presenting the agency's needs and establishing working relations with counterparts.
C. I do not possess the experience described above.

If you answered B, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim. If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

5. GS-13: Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Intelligence Research Specialist, GS-0132-12 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have experience serving as a criminal intelligence expert within a functional/geographic area; preparing criminal intelligence reports/collection manuals/field instructions; evaluating incoming reports and information; arranging for and participating in the briefing/debriefing of attaches and others returning from, or undertaking, foreign travel; and performing liaison functions with other organizations, presenting the agency's needs and establishing working relations with counterparts; preparing finished reports; giving guidance to other specialists; and developing and projecting data, drawing conclusions, and estimating probabilities based upon a knowledge of current/past intelligence situations and an understanding of the significance of conditions/trends in an area of specialization.
C. I do not possess the experience described above.


If you answered B, you must provide the title(s) and date(s) of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience. Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim. 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.

6. 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.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant; a military spouse; or a person with a disability.

If you chose response A or C in the previous question, please five 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".

7. 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.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant; a military spouse; or a person with a disability.

If you chose response A or C in the previous question, please five 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."

8.

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-11 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-11 grade level
B. No, I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-11 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-12 grade level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant; a military spouse; or a person with a disability.

If you chose response A or C in the previous question, please five 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".

9. 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-12 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
B. No, I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade
level.
C. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently (or have
previously) occupy a position at or above the GS-13 level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant; a military spouse; or a person with a disability.

Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim.

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-14 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.

10. 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? NTE appointments do NOT count.

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.

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

A. Yes
B. No

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

A. Yes
B. No

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

A. Yes
B. No

If you answered in the affirmative, please indicate where in your resume this experience is reflected. If you answered "no," indicate "N/A."

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

A. Yes
B. No

If you answered in the affirmative, please indicate where in your resume this experience is reflected. If you answered "no," indicate "N/A."

15. Are you knowledgeable regarding project of team management principles and techniques?

A. Yes
B. No

16. 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 others offices.
C. I have composed comprehensive reports, detailed briefings, memoranda, or technical materials of a complex or sensitive nature, published professional articles.

17. 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 for 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).

If you answered in the affirmative, please indicate where in your resume this experience is reflected. If you answered "no," indicate "N/A."

18. 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

19. 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 describe 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.

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

A. Yes
B. No

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum
eligibility and qualification requirements.

21. Have you provided expert advice and direction on major (highly complex/sensitive) intelligence
issues and policies?

A. Yes
B. No


22. Have you directed and coordinated joint research projects?

A. Yes
B. No


23. Have you led, planned, organized, or directed the work of subordinate staff
members?

A. Yes
B. No


24. Have you developed intelligence programs and strategies for specific
geographic areas?

A. Yes
B. No


If you answered in the affirmative, please indicate where in your resume this experience is reflected. If you answered "no," indicate "N/A."

25. 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 meetings 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.

26. Have you monitored or evaluated the productivity and quality of an
intelligence program?

A. Yes
B. No


If you answered in the affirmative, please indicate where in your resume this experience is reflected.  If you answered "no," indicate "N/A."

27. Have you evaluated intelligence programs and strategies?

A. Yes
B. No


28. Have you served on inter-agency committees, special ad hoc teams, or task
forces?

A. Yes
B. No


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

A. Yes
B. No

Please indicate where in your resume this experience is indicated if you answered in the affirmative.  If you said "no," indicate "N/A."

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

A. Yes
B. No