<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />This position is located within the Analysis Division, Counterintelligence Directorate, Defense Security Service (DSS), Department of Defense (DoD).<br /><br />As a INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the following duties: <ul> <li>Apply expertise on Foreign Intelligence Service entities' tactics, techniques, procedures, and other developments targeting cleared industry and critical U.S. technologies, information, programs and supply chain</li> <li>Provide threat briefings to educate and enhance foreign intelligence threat awareness</li> <li>Represent organization – articulating capabilities, direction, and mission – at working groups, conferences, and/or professional engagements</li> <li>Research, exploit, synthesize and evaluate raw reporting, and demonstrate sound analytic tradecraft in accordance with relevant Intelligence Community Directive standards to produce finished intelligence assessments that inform U.S. Government decision makers and officials on foreign intelligence threats to their equities</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<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>Must be a US citizen</li> <li>Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service</li> <li>Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered</li> <li>This is a Drug Testing designated position</li> <li>Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601</li> <li>WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time</li> <li>OVERTIME: Occasionally</li> <li>TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible</li> <li>PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized</li> <li>FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt</li> <li>FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Not Required</li> <li>TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible</li> <li>SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit: www.sss.gov</li> <li>Desirable skills- Analytical experience covering foreign intelligence entities's threats specific to the East Asia and Pacific region to U.S defense technology and information.</li> <li>The incumbent is subject to a counterintelligence-scope polygrpah examination upon request by competent authority.</li> <li>The incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a driver's license.</li> <li>The incumbent must maintain a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 06/03/2019<br /><br />Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, and will typically be demonstrated by working at, or immediately below the level of the job being advertised, for a year or more. The previous work experience must clearly demonstrate the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.<br /><br />Specialized experience required for this position is: Knowledge and experience in the field of counterintelligence (CI) analysis, investigations, operations, and in depth research, compilation, and analysis of a wide range of extremely complex and sensitive information to determine Foreign Intelligence Service threats to US interests.<br /><br />Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:<br /><br />1. External Awareness<br /> 2. Oral Communication<br /> 3. Partnering<br /> 4. Research<br /><br />Please review the Required Supporting Documents Link at:<br /> http: www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation.pdf?ver=2019-02-08-123333-753 <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.<br /><br />Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions.<br /><br />Foreign Education: For further information, click on the following link: FOREIGN EDUCATION <br /><br />For further information, click on the following link:<br /> https: www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification.<br /><br />All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive).<br /><br />VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL<br /> In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.<br /><br />Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:<br /> http: www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf <br /><br />Other Notes:<br /> Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.<br /> If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.<br /><br />If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.<br /><br />Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.<br /><br />All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc. <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 application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.<br /><br /><strong>Military Spouse Preference: </strong>If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist <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 /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><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).<br /><br />Your complete application includes your COMPLETE 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 /><b><strong>The following documents are REQUIRED</strong><br /> <strong>1. Your resume:</strong></b> <ul> <li>Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.</li> <li>For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume. </li> </ul> <strong>2. Veteran's Documents</strong> <ul> <li>If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:</li> <li>DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.</li> </ul> <strong>PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: </strong><b> http: www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/down-loads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation.pdf?ver=2019-02-08-123333-753 </b><br /><br />If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.