Defense Security Service SUPERVISORY INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST in Andover, Massachusetts
Summary This position is located within a geographical regional office assigned to the CI Operations Division, CI Directorate, DCSA, DoD. Responsibilities As a SUPERVISORY INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the following duties: - Serve as a Supervisory Intelligence Operation Specialist (hereafter referred to as Regional Collection Manager) providing technical expertise, consulting and advisory services on CI matters and related disciplines in support of the CI Regional Director - Lead and supervise a team comprised of GG-13 CI Special Agents, Collection Management Officers, and contract intelligence analysts - Plan, direct, develop, implement, and evaluate CI collections and CI functional services activities of assigned personnel - Plan, develop, and execute CI regional collection plan against FIE efforts to acquire classified and sensitive information or defense technology from cleared industry - Conduct training to educate CI Special Agents and OGA partners on new DCSA CI collection requirements, priorities, policies, procedures, and best practices while facilitating synchronization of efforts amongst multiple agencies and intelligence disciplines - Represent DCSA CI Regional Director at multi-agency local and regional CI and counter-proliferation (CP) related working groups across the AOR - Maintain continuous liaison with law enforcement (LE) and Intelligence Community (IC) supervisory special agents, Defense Intelligence Officers, National Intelligence Officers, senior intelligence analysts, senior collection managers, and senior reports officers to exchange information and coordinate national-level CI collection activities, especially in support of Intelligence Community requirements Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: i.e. for positions with no IOR: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/intelligence-series-0132/ 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 10/25/2021 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, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade (GS/GG-XX) in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility. Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes: Expert knowledge and understanding of the intelligence and operations cycle, requirements management, collection management, and asset management. In addition, a thorough understanding of the concepts, principles, practices, and techniques associated with intelligence, counterintelligence, law enforcement, human collection, and related disciplines. This includes knowledge of terminology, methodology, and intelligence collection techniques. Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies: 1. Accountability - Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules 2. Influencing/Negotiating - Persuades others to accept recommendations, cooperate, or change their behavior; works with others towards an agreement; negotiates to find mutually acceptable solutions 3. Planning and Evaluating - Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes 4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations 5. Technical Competence - Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional Information DCSA, as a newly designated Defense Agency is undergoing a multi-year transformation that includes a significant expansion of predecessor agencies' authorities and responsibilities. Mission accretion and associated growth in personnel and resources requires deliberate coordination and planning across operations and support activities to achieve effective outcomes while simultaneously establishing and integrating new activities, initiatives and projects. The new organization will be comprised of nearly 13,000 government and contractor personnel operation throughout the United States and overseas supporting stakeholders across the federal government. VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL 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. COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ Other Notes: Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period. 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. 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. Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status. 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.