<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below for<strong> IMPORTANT </strong>additional information.<br /><br />The primary purpose of this position is to support the Air Force Office of Special Investigation's (AFOSI) Foreign Intelligence Service (FIS) mission with counterintelligence threat analysis.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Prepares FIS related finished intelligence analysis reports and provides focused FIS related analytical support to counterintelligence investigations and operations.</li> <li>Assists in the direction, coordination, review and evaluation of FIS related counterintelligence activities within AFOSI and coordinates those activities with DoD and national-level agencies.</li> <li>Represents AFOIS in USAF, DoD, and National-level working groups and committees.</li> <li>Establishes and maintains a current series of liaison contacts with DoD and national-level agencies as a recognized authority in the field of counterintelligence.</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 /> 12 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>U.S. Citizenship Required</li> <li>All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.</li> <li>Position is critical sensitive and incumbent requires a Top Secret security clearance.</li> <li>PCS expenses -if authorized- will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations. Position is Centrally Managed.</li> <li>Recruitment incentives may be authorized</li> <li>This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program</li> <li>Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide</li> <li>Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug 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.</li> <li>Disclosure of Political Appointment</li> <li>Incumbent is required to undergo a counterintelligence scope polygraph examination.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>Mobility is a condition of employment. The employee must sign an Air Force-wide mobility agreement.</li> <li>Incumbent must possess/maintain a valid state driver?s license. While conducting required coordination with AFOSI field units and national-level counterpart,…</li> <li>…incumbent will frequently be required to travel, by vehicle, throughout the metropolitan Washington DC area.</li> <li>Travel by regularly scheduled commercial or military conveyance in accordance with Joint Travel regulations may be required in performance of temporary duty.</li> <li>Incumbent will occasionally be required ton temporary duty throughout the world including to remote locations with limited facilities. These temporary duties could range from short duration to 179 days, and longer…</li> <li>…While every effort will be made to schedule these assignments well in advance of the travel, travel may be required with extremely limited noticed. It is imperative incumbent have an unlimited ability to perform such travel.</li> <li>Position is Emergency Essential (EE) must meet all requirements of EE positions-may be required to take series of vaccination/annual boosters to immunize against anthrax/other diseases …during crisis must continue to perform EE duties…</li> <li>…until relieved by proper authority…Same will be required to take part in readiness exercises-position cannot be vacated during national emergency/mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of organization to function effectively.</li> <li>This meets the criteria of an EE position and requires that the incumbent or designated alternate to be removed from any military recall status.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.<br /><br /><b>SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:</b><br /> Applicant must possess quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Quality experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of creditable experience include: 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; and 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; and Knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodologies of intelligence analysis and research to include link analysis and database manipulation. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.<br /><br /><b>OR</b><br /> To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:<br /><br />https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/ <br /><br /><strong>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs</strong>): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:<br /><br />1. 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.<br /><br />2. 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.<br /><br />3. Knowledge of the principles, concepts an methodologies of intelligence analysis and research to include link analysis and database manipulation.<br /><br />4. Skill in producing finished intelligence reports and other products that are responsible 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.<br /><br />5. Skill in handling classified data in accordance with established DoD procedures.<br /><br />6. Ability to quickly assimilate disparate data and render knowledgeable and accurate assessments of the implications of such data; and to apply facts and estimates derived from numerous sources to a variety of problems having different technical aspects.<br /><br /><strong>PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE</strong>: 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.<br /><br /><strong>VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE</strong>: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><strong>ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?</strong> You <strong>MUST</strong> provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.<br /><br /><strong>FOREIGN EDUCATION</strong>: 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. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):</strong> 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.<br /><br /><strong>90-Day Register:</strong> 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.<br /><br /><strong>Direct Deposit:</strong> All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.<br /><br /><strong>If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .</strong><br /><br />Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval)<br /><br />Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.<br /><br /><strong>Tax Law Impact for PCS:</strong> On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 – the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on these allowances and eligibilities, visit: https: www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf <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 />Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.<br /><br />Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.<br /><br />Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <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>The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:</strong> <li>Online Application – Questionnaire</li> <li>Resume – must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period</li> <li>Transcripts – if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts</li> <li>Registration/License – active, current registration/license <strong>if applicable</strong> for the position</li> <li>Veterans' Preference – If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference or 30% Disabled Veterans Preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).</li> <li>If you are a current permanent federal civilian employee, you are not eligible to claim veteran's preference. Please upload a copy of your most recent SF 50. </li> <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.