Intelligence Operations Specialist


Vacancy ID: 873404   Announcement Number: GV-873404-NH-13   USAJOBS Control Number: 342642900

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1. Title of Job

Intelligence Operations Specialist
2. Biographic Data

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21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

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23. Job Related Experience

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. For this position, please choose the one answer that best describes your experience as related to the qualification requirements for this position.

A. I qualify for the GS-13 level because I have at least one year of full-time specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) which required me to perform all of the following duties: 1) perform all- source research and intelligence analysis on topics including homegrown violent extremism, terrorist radicalization, terrorist propaganda, and terrorist use of the Internet and social networking tools; 2) monitor intelligence, law enforcement, and open source information in a given area of responsibility and evaluate this information to determine its implications in threat and intelligence assessments; 3) draft written assessments that identify patterns and trends in terrorist radicalization, recruitment, and messaging; 4) employ rigorous analytic tradecraft (e.g., key assumptions and quality of information checks, "what if analysis?," futures scenarios generation, etc.) and coordination/publication review processes to improve the quality of analysis and eliminate subjectivity and analytic bias, and 5) work with state, local, tribal, and territorial as an advocate in identifying information needs, so as to best leverage national intelligence resources, information and capabilities in information sharing.
B. I do not meet the complete qualification requirements shown in response A and therefore do not qualify for this position.

KNOWLEDGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCEPTS, PRINCIPLES, AND TECHNIQUES
For each task listed below, select the statement from the list below that best describes your level of experience, education and/or training. If you leave any question blank your score will be negatively impacted. Your resume must support your rating; otherwise, your score may be lowered or considered ineligible.

A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations 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 am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.

2. Monitor intelligence, law enforcement, and Open Source information in a given area of responsibilities.

3. Evaluate all source information to determine potential threats to homeland security.

Indicate the position in your resume where you did this work and list the name of the supervisor or person who can support your claim. (Space is LIMITED to 75 characters).

4. Provide assessments that identify trends, patterns, and anomalies consistent with terrorist radicalization, recruitment, and messaging.

5. Assess and evaluate terrorist use of the Internet, evolving use by violent extremists of social networking platforms, and Web forums.

6. Use Structured Analytic Techniques and rigorous analytic tradecraft (e.g., key assumptions and quality of information checks, etc.) to improve identify information gaps, improve the quality of analysis, and inform analytic judgments and confidence levels.

7. Participate in Alternative Futures Analysis or "What If" analysis to develop new intelligence insights, different perspectives, and/or develop alternative outcomes.

8. Assess radicalization environments and similar threat environments, including in partner countries to aid in informing countering violent extremism stakeholders.

SKILL IN WRITING CLEARLY AND SUCCINCTLY ACCORDING TO INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY TRADECRAFT AND STYLE STANDARDS

9. Express analytic, all source assessments in a concise and convincing manner.

10. Draft written assessments that identify patterns and trends in terrorist radicalization, recruitment, and messaging.

Indicate the position in your resume where you did this work and list the name of the supervisor or person who can support your claim. (Space is LIMITED to 75 characters).

11. Prepare all source, finished analytic assessments of evolving terrorist use the Internet, social networking platforms, and Web forums for messaging to, radicalizing, and identifying potential recruits.

KNOWLEDGE OF TECHNIQUES FOR PRESENTING INTELLIGENCE CONCEPTS AND ANALYTIC ASSESSMENTS TO SENIOR AND OPERATIONAL GOVERNMENT AND STATE, LOCAL, TRIBAL AND TERRITORIAL INTELLIGENCE CONSUMERS

12. Use verbal briefings and informational graphics to present analytic, all source findings and threat assessments.

13. Make effective intelligence presentations to large groups (such as at forums and interagency committees).

14. Apply judgment and tact in personally dealing with high-level personnel-including non-Intelligence publication review personnel-regarding intelligence problems, analytic assessments, and review of intelligence production for compliance with Civil Rights and Civil Liberties protection and legal requirements prior to publication.

15. Participate in Intelligence Community presentations, briefings, and forums and serving as a representative to other Intelligence Community working groups, committees, and subcommittees.

16. Work with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners in identifying information and capability needs, so as to best leverage national intelligence resources, information and capabilities.

Indicate the position in your resume where you did this work and list the name of the supervisor or person who can support your claim. (Space is LIMITED to 75 characters).

17. Participate in intergovernmental, international, or industry/government partnerships and committees addressing matters of great urgency or importance to homeland security.

ABILITY TO RESEARCH EFFECTIVELY ON NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE GOVERNMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT DATABASES, AND WEB-BASED PLATFORMS

18. Evaluate intelligence reporting and facilitate information sharing with counterparts in the Intelligence Community, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies.

19. Identify and research on appropriate intelligence and law enforcement databases to gather intelligence information in support of conducting analytic assessments on emerging intelligence and threat issues.

20. Conduct all-Source intelligence research for use in producing analytical assessments.

21. Develop all source analytic assessments that clearly identify sourcing according to access, quality and corroboration of source, other relevant information concerning source strengths or weaknesses, and that clearly identify information gaps.

22. Use Open source intelligence to improve the body of available of information for assessment on terrorist radicalization, messaging, and use of the Internet.

CERTIFICATION OF INFORMATION ACCURACY

23. 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 may 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. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and verify that your response accurately describe your current level of experience and capability. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for this position.

A. Yes, I verify 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 accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my rating may be lowered and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.