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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Global Activities Squadron (GXA) Senior Advisor for Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations focused against foreign aviation, air defense, cyberspace, space, missile, and advanced technology capabilities and employment.
As the HUMINT Tradecraft Advisor, serves as the Air Force's expert on overt HUMINT collection techniques and procedures, shaping squadron HUMINT operational and training programs and policies.
Recognized authoritative expert on Air Force overt Human Intelligence capabilities who represents squadron, NASIC and Air Force HUMINT equities to Air Force and Intelligence Community partners.
Educates new civilian and military supervisors on civilian personnel management systems, including timekeeping, performance appraisals, hiring actions, disciplinary actions,
retirements, retention, awards and decorations, bonuses, advancement, and professional development.
Designs plans to secure necessary resources and supports execution of the Air Force HUMINT mission.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.
Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
PCS expenses will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
Position is subject to initial and random drug testing.
Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
Employee must maintain current certifications
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Mobility is a condition of employment. The employee must sign an Air Force-wide mobility agreement.
Employee must successfully complete a CI-scope polygraph examination.
Advanced certification in Strategic Debriefing HUMlNT operations is highly desired. HUMINT operations certification through an accredited course is required.
A Bachelor's Degree or course work in international relations, political science, aerospace engineering, computer science or foreign language capability is highly desired.
A Master's degree is desired.
This work is mostly sedentary performed in an office setting. Prolonged periods of sitting, reading, and intense data analysis are typical.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include: comprehensive knowledge of HUMINT collection methods, techniques, and practices in order to mentor unit HUMINT collectors and ensure operations meet DoD and US Government policies and guidelines for effective, safe, and ethical HUMINT activity. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Comprehensive knowledge of HUMINT collection methods, techniques, and practices in order to mentor unit HUMINT collectors and ensure operations meet DoD and US Government policies and guidelines for effective, safe, and ethical HUMINT activity.
Comprehensive knowledge of intelligence oversight, legal rights of US citizens regarding intelligence, and IC standards for operational coordination and deconfliction of HUMINT operations; knowledge of advanced HUMINT methods to include the operational design, assessment, management, and debriefing of human sources of intelligence in a manner that efficiently answers US Air Force intelligence gaps.
Knowledge of the national IC, Joint, DoD structure, organizations, and mission/functions, inter-relationships and operations; and skill in coordinating and deconflicting operations with DoD entities, US Government agencies, and US Embassies.
Skill in collecting and reporting information of intelligence value to DoD and IC consumers and tailoring day- to-day work to meet intelligence requirements; skill in communicating effectively with national and DoD HUMINT, Air Force, and IC counterparts, both orally and in writing, in working out solutions to problems or questions related to the work, writing clear and concise proposals and reports, and delivering written and/or verbal presentations to senior level audiences for decision-making purposes.
Knowledge of DoD programming and resource processes; experience communicating resource requirements, budgeting and programming for resource growth; expert skills in executing Program Management responsibilities; acumen planning, organizing, and directing HUMINT collection methods, techniques, and practices across a wide variety of concurrent projects; knowledge of contract administration and termination techniques sufficient to direct resource manager and represent programmatic status to expert community stakeholders.
Expert skills in building teams, and masterful ability to mentor, guide and coach junior team members from across NASIC and the IC; masterful ability to collaborate with other teams to maximize best practices, enable cost-sharing, and leverage lessons-learned.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: 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.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: 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.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: 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.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): 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.
120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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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)
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.
Tax Law Impact for PCS: 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
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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.
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.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
Background checks and security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk
Trust determination process
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
Online Application: Questionnaire
Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
Transcripts/Registration/License: If qualifying on education/position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts and if required for the position, submit an active, current registration/license.
Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a "1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement, block 34 may contain a "1" or "2".
OCONUS - Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" and block 34 must be a"1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement, block 34 may contain a "1" or "2". NOTE: For OCONUS employees who claim eligibility MSP or Family Member Preference, your SF-50 may contain a "3" in block 24 and a "2" in block 34.
Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable.
Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume.
Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s).
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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