<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><b>About the Position: </b>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 with the 310 Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Meade, MD.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Serves as a polygraph examiner for U.S. Army intelligence units.</li> <li>Conducts counterintelligence (CI) polygraph examinations on military and civilian personnel involved in special access programs, CI scope polygraph examinations and source vetting polygraph examinations.</li> <li>May employ interpreters in conducting specific issue and source vetting polygraph exams.</li> <li>Prepares and evaluates polygraph investigative techniques and methods used during examinations.</li> <li>Prepares complete, concise investigative reports on all exams conducted.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />50% or less – TDY will be required up to 40% of the time.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.</li> <li>Two year trial/probationary period may be required.</li> <li>In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.</li> <li>Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination with No Deception Indicated (NDI) on a pre-appointment and periodic basis.</li> <li>Must sign and comply with the provisions of a mobility (rotation) agreement. Mobility may include unaccompanied tours.</li> <li>Must complete the CI Special Agent Course, Fort Huachuca, AZ; the Psychophysiological Detection of Deception Course, the National Center for Credibility Assessment, Fort Jackson, SC; and the Civilian Education System – Advanced Course.</li> <li>This position is NOT identified as an Emergency Essential position.</li> <li>Must execute a classified information Non-Disclosure Agreement.</li> <li>Polygraph personnel must successfully complete a CI Scope polygraph examination.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Who May Apply:</strong><br /> Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.<br /><br /><ul><li>10-Point Other Veterans? Rating</li><li>30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans</li><li>5-Point Veterans' Preference</li><li>Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee</li><li>Current Department of Army Civilian Employees</li><li>Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)</li><li>Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)</li><li>Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%</li><li>Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer</li><li>Prior Federal Service Employee</li><li>United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position</li></ul><br /><br />Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.<br /><br />In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .<br /><br />SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one (1) year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GG/GS-12) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience demonstrates experience performing polygraph examinations according to current guidance and regulations; prepare finished polygraph exam reports; review and evaluate reports from polygraph exams; and, present findings from polygraph examinations to supervisors and organizational leaders.<br /><br />SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position requires the incumbent to possess a Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment (DACA), Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (DoDPI) or a National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) certificate.<br /><br />You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:<br /> <ul><li>Compliance</li><li>Decision Making</li><li>Polygraph Examination</li><li>Technical Competence</li></ul><br /><br />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.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. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.</li> <li>You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.</li> <li>Direct Deposit of Pay is required.</li> <li>All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployments during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.</li> <li>Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) security clearance.</li> <li>Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.</li> <li>If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.</li> <li>This is a Career Program (CP) 35 – General Intelligence position.</li> <li>Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.</li> <li>Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.</li> <li>When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https: www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf for more information.</li> <li>If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .</li> <li>Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.<br /><br />You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Sensitive Compartmented Information <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>WARNING</strong>: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified information <strong>WILL NOT</strong> receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted.<br /><br />The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility .<br /><br />As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. <strong>If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.</strong><br /><br /><strong>1. Your resume:</strong> <ul> <li>Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.</li> <li>If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.</li> <li>For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume .</li> </ul> <br /> <strong>2. Other supporting documents:</strong> <ul> <li>Cover Letter, optional</li> <li>Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable</li> <li><strong>Proof of Eligibility to Apply:</strong> Your application must include the documents which<strong> prove you are eligible to apply</strong> for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the <strong>Who May Apply</strong> section above to receive further consideration.</li> <li>This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses </li> </ul> <br /> NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.