This position is located in the Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis within the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C.
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This position reports to the Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence Enterprise Operations (DUSIEO), in the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In this position, the incumbent will serve as the division-level Senior Intelligence Officer, responsible for analytic quality, integrity and tradecraft of all current intelligence products. Performs a variety of duties related primarily to the development and review of current intelligence that impacts homeland security. The incumbent is the organization's subject matter expert on intelligence analysis and reporting matters and assists the Division Director in a wide variety of policy and customer service-related efforts, in addition to all-source analysis, while maintaining a steadfast focus on analytic excellence. The incumbent works with a high degree of independence and is not only an expert in the field, but an enthusiastic and self-starter and motivator of division and office analytical staff. The incumbent exercises analytical guidance over CID's intelligence analysts to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the division. The incumbent provides direct advice and assistance to the Deputy Under Secretary in applying intelligence tradecraft and policy, while overseeing the daily analytic activities of I&A. The incumbent oversees training and develops intelligence professional career force management efforts of analytic personnel in I&A.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions of Employment
- You must be U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
- A pre-employment drug test is required for this position.
- You are required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
- You must complete a Financial Disclosure Statment, OGE 278.
- You must be able to obtain and maintain Top Secret security clearance.
- One year probationary period is required, unless excepted by regulation.
- No Relocation Authorized.
MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualification. You must address each mandatory technical qualification separately. You must limit your narratives to two (2) pages per technical qualification. When uploading your MTQs, choose the supporting Document Type called MTQ.
MTQ 1: Demonstrated experience leading organizations responsible for integrating intelligence and law enforcement operations. Direct experience leading the development of an integrated analytic and collection program that identifies and assesses threats to the Homeland and delivers intelligence community capabilities directly to Operators.
MTQ 2: Direct experience working with federal and local law enforcement and US Intelligence Agencies and demonstrated leadership experience overseeing the resources, planning and support operations of large Federal organizations.
MTQ 3: Demonstrated experience in managing review processes for finished intelligence products and serving as the final approver and reviewer of products before dissemination.
When responding to the MTQs, you must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this position by submitting narrative responses in which you detail your experience in each Mandatory Technical Qualification. Your examples should be clear and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity of the programs managed and program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.
Applicants who use "see resume" as a response WILL NOT receive consideration for the position.
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date, 04/14/2021 of this announcement.
DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the DHS Careers website and select "Employee Benefits." Disabled veteran leave will be available to any Federal employee hired on or after November 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more. ( https: www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/08/newly-established-leave-policy-gives-disabled-veterans-more-time-to-address-medical-issues-1/ )
Permanent Change of Duty Station (PCS) Expenses will not be paid.
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for Top Secret/SCI clearance as a condition of placement in this Special Sensitive position. This review includes financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U. S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change
DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify , including your rights and responsibilities.
The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants will be evaluated by a Qualifications Review Panel of senior officials. The panel will rate and rank applicants on the basis of the quality and extent of total accomplishments, experience and education. The executive panel will determine the degree to which candidates possess the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the mandatory technical requirements of the position. Among the factors the evaluation panel will consider in determining the applicant's relative capacity and fitness for the position are education, training, experience and demonstrated executive level qualifications. The Executive Panel will rate and rank your resume against each mandatory technical qualifications to determine the best qualified candidates.
Candidates determined to be best qualified will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration for the position.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk
Trust determination process
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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