Intelligence Analyst
Department of the Army - Charlottesville, VA

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Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located in the Weapons and Systems Directorate, Aviation Branch of the National Ground Intelligence Center located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Serves as an intelligence analyst, performing developmental level duties related to specific portions or assigned phases of projects dealing with analysis and production of finished scientific and technical (S&T) intelligence pertaining to foreign rotary-wing aviation/helicopters, sub-systems, and/or technologies.

The National Ground Intelligence Center is located north of historical Charlottesville, VA about two hours from Washington, DC. Charlottesville is 30 minutes from the Blue Ridge Mountains, 3 hours from the beach, and 1 hour from Washington, DC. Employees for local businesses are drawn from a seven-county area with a combined population of more than 215,000. The area is touched equally by all four seasons. The average annual temperature is nearly 57% F and average annual precipitation of approximately 44 inches. For more information visit

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THIS IS A DEVELOPMENTAL POSITION HIRING AT THE GG-07 OR GG-09 LEVEL ONLY, WITH FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL (FPL) TO THE GG-13 LEVEL. Employee may be promoted non-competitively to the next grade level upon meeting the following requirements: (1) Satisfactory demonstration of the ability to perform at the developmental/target grade. (2). If there is higher level work at the developmental/target grade level. (3) Assignment of increased responsibilities. (4) Recommendation for promotion by supervisor. (5) Satisfactory completion of all required training. (6) Completion of all DCIPS regulatory requirements for promotions. Consequently, promotion(s) are not guaranteed.

Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Status Candidates
This is a Career Program Position (CP) 35.


25% TDY required.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized.

Drug Testing Required.

Top Secret clearance based on SBI/SCI is required.

• Research records, intelligence reports, technical periodicals, data from standard data bases and other similar readily available sources to identify information of significance to assigned projects.

• Select and abstract or excerpt data from specific sources and compiles factual information on a technology or capabilities of foreign equipment components.

• Perform preliminary analysis of the raw intelligence data for factors such as recency, adequacy or technical detail, relationship to known conditions, additional technical information required to make an assessment and other similar factors.

• Prepare informal reports of findings or input to reports and summaries generated by senior analysts.

• Provide factual information for input to quick reaction tasks or response to customer inquiry.

Specialized Experience for the GG/GS 07: To qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level of GG/GS-05.

Specialized Experience for the GG/GS 09: To qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level of GG/GS-07.

Specialized experience is defined as: Experience that demonstrates experience in analytical reasoning with the ability to communicate factual information in order to prepare and produce intelligence products.

0132 Requirements: 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, counterintelligence, or threat support directly related to the position to be filled. 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. This experience should demonstrate: Knowledge of intelligence processes, cycle and organizations; Knowledge of and/or ability to use research tools such as library holdings, photographs, statistics, graphics and maps; Knowledge of the systems, procedures and methods of analyzing, compiling, reporting and disseminating intelligence data; and/or Knowledge of organization(s) for and methods of collecting and analyzing intelligence data.

NOTE: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency if it was at a level equivalent to the next lower grade in the series.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

• Research and Collection
• Analysis
• Production and Dissemination
• Repsentation and Liaison

Education Requirements
For the GG-7 level, applicant may substitute one year of specialized experience at the next lower level with 1 year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement that is directly related to the position. (Transcripts must be provided if qualified based on education.)

For the GG-09 level, applicant may substitute 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the position. (Transcripts must be provided if qualified based on education.)

Foreign education must be evaluated for U. S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U. S. Department of Education websites at - and .

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

May be required to complete a two year trial period.

Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.


• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on a single-scope background investigation (SSBI) with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI).

• In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, the incumbent of this position must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.

• Travel will be required (CONUS/OCONUS) less than 25% of the time.

• All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployments during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.

At a minimum your resume must reflect one year of demonstrated experience performing the duties listed above (specialized experience) which must be comparable to the next lower GG. You must document that you have a current successful performance evaluation. Education may be substituted for experience for some positions. If you feel your education is relevant to the position being filled, you must include college/university, dates attended, degree achieved, semester hours earned, GPA, major field of study, specific courses and course hours in your major on your resume.

The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
Competitive salaries
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment to include use of telework and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.

• Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

• The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants.

The DoD policy is available at .

• Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

• Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement . - 2 years ago - save job
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