<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 serve the serve <b>94</b><b>th Intelligence Squadron, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. RUSSIAN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIRED.</b><br /><br /><b>Work Category: </b>Professional<br /> <b>Work Level: </b>Full Performance<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Serves as an intelligence and language analyst on semi-complex to complex technical analysis and production activities</li> <li>Present ISR semi-complex to complex capabilities to service, national, and coalition customers within defined areas of responsibility</li> <li>Conducts semi-complex to complex analysis of multi-source intelligence</li> <li>Participates in complex and/or manages semi-complex intelligence production</li> <li>Language Proficiency: This is a Language Designated Position (LDP) and requires foreign language proficiency in Russian.</li> <li>Perform the intelligence-related duties assigned. Incumbent must achieve a passing score of 2+/2 on the individual Russian Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)</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>A security clearance may be required</li> <li>PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations</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>Position may be subject to random drug testing</li> <li>Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays</li> <li>Shift work and emergency overtime may be required</li> <li>Employee must maintain current certifications</li> <li>Disclosure of Political Appointments</li> <li>This is a KEY position.</li> <li>TERM Position</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must possess specialized experience at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent grade under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Equivalent experience may be at the level of the lowest GS grade covered by the applicable pay band; however, the experience must demonstrate your ability to apply the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA'S) to successfully perform the duties of the position being filled. Examples of creditable specialized experience include: </strong>Knowledge of a wide range of intelligence research and collection methods, techniques, and practices to use multi- source intelligence information systems to capture data in order to make recommendations in developing intelligence capabilities and threat assessments<br /> <strong>The employing agency is responsible for defining the specialized experience based on the requirements of the position being filled. </strong><br /> <strong> </strong><b> https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/intelligence-series-0132/ </b><br /> <b> </b><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 a wide range of intelligence research and collection methods, techniques, and practices to use multi-source intelligence information systems to capture data in order to make recommendations in developing intelligence capabilities and threat assessments.<br /><br />2. Knowledge of reading and writing in the Russian language at a professional level is essential as a primary language skill.<br /><br />3. Knowledge of advanced analytical principles, concepts, and methods to produce detail analyses of semi-complex to complex information/situations attained from multiple sources, to include database manipulation.<br /><br />4. Knowledge of the national intelligence community, Joint, DoD structure, organizations, and mission/functions, inter-relationships and operations.<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>Important Overseas Information:</strong> Applicants interested in applying for overseas locations please click here to review important information regarding the exceptional family member program.<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>Current Federal Civilian employees</strong> may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.<br /><br /><strong>Temporary and Term Appointments</strong>: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.<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 /> Sensitive Compartmented Information <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Special-Sensitive (SS)/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.