The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win
in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power . That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do .
IF APPLICABLE : Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).
U.S. Citizenship Required
Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
Incumbent is subject to drug testing
Incumbent must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license
This is a Centrally Managed position in the Intelligence Career Field DUTIES:
This is a GG-13 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-13 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Senior" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-13 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.
***Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement ***
The organizational location of this position is: INVEST COLLECT OPS SQ RKB-QUANTICO MGI, VA.
The primary purpose of this position is to function as an expert in the field of counterintelligence threat analysis support to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) Foreign Intelligence Service (FIS) mission.
Manages the AFOSI FIS analysis and production program, prepares FIS related finished intelligence analysis reports, and provides focused FIS related support to counterintelligence investigations and operations.
Conducts the AFOSI FIS collection program by directing, coordinating, reviewing and evaluating FIS related counterintelligence activities within AFOSI and coordinating those activities with DoD and national-level agencies.
Represents AFOSI as a recognized subject matter expert on the organization, personnel, activities, and capabilities of intelligence entities that pose a FIS threat to the USAF.
Establishes and maintains a current series of liaison contacts with DoD and national-level agencies as a recognized authority in the field of counterintelligence.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS. This position is in the Excepted Service.
One or more years specialized experience which is equivalent to at least the GG-12 or qualifying pay band or other pay systems. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and ability to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience would be demonstrated by knowledge of the interplay of geographical, political, military, economic, and industrial forces in various regions of the world as well as intelligence and FIS threat entities, operations, and capabilities that may be directed against USAF, DoD and other US resources. Knowledge of US intelligence community policies, entities, missions, resources, operations, capabilities, databases, and requirements to perform intelligence research planning, operations collection, target analysis, and other intelligence collection related activities.
Click on the following link to view specialized experience for this position: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge, skills, and ability to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience would be demonstrated by knowledge of the interplay of geographical, political, military, economic, and industrial forces in various regions of the world as well as intelligence and FIS threat entities, operations, and capabilities that may be directed against USAF, DoD and other US resources.
Knowledge of US intelligence community policies, entities, missions, resources, operations, capabilities, databases, and requirements to perform intelligence research planning, operations collection, target analysis, and other intelligence collection related activities.
Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodologies of intelligence analysis and research to include link analysis and database manipulation.
Skill in producing finished intelligence reports and other products that are responsive to the specific needs of customers to include formulating and conducting original research; collating, organizing, and analyzing information; resolving conflicts; and presenting clear and concise findings.
Skill in handling classified data in accordance with established DoD procedures.
Ability to quickly assimilate disparate data and render knowledgeable and accurate assessments of the implications of such data; to make decisions, estimates, and recommendations under conditions of urgency and pressure based on mature judgment, experience and recognized professional standing; and to present and argue for a position effectively.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent requires a TOP SECRET security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.
Incumbent is required to undergo a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination.
This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Testing Program. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive position presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety.
Overtime may be required as workload demands and in some cases with no notice due to urgency of time-sensitive matters. Periodic shift work may be required if assigned as a watch-standing analyst.
Mobility is a condition of employment. The employee must sign an Air Force wide mobility agreement.
Incumbent must possess and maintain a valid state drivers license. While conducting required coordination with AFOSI field units and national-level counterparts, incumbent will frequently be required to travel, by vehicle, throughout the metropolitan Washington DC area.
Travel by regularly scheduled commercial or military conveyance in accordance with Joint Travel regulations may be required in performance of temporary duty. Incumbent will occasionally be required on temporary duty throughout the world including to remote locations with limited facilities. These temporary duty assignments could range from short duration to 179 days, and longer. While every effort will be made to schedule these assignments well in advance of the travel, travel may be required with extremely limited notice. It is imperative incumbent have an unlimited ability to perform such travel.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further. BENEFITS:
Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. OTHER INFORMATION:
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants) : Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Incentives : Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.
90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
DIRECT DEPOSIT : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force...