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Air National Guard Units INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST in Otis ANG Base, Massachusetts

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, Position Description Number PDD1654P01 and is part of the MA ANG 102nd IW, National Guard. This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: CMSgt Deane Shaw at 508-968-7651 Responsibilities (1) Serves as a ISR unit crewmember in the SIGINT exploitation section, responsible for SIGINT operations and production affecting time critical targeting (TCT), direct threat warning, battle damage assessment, combat identification, combat search and rescue, multi-INT correlation, threat analysis, mapping, intelligence preparation of the battlespace, situation monitoring, and mission reporting. Provides SIGINT correlation of data from multiple ISR platforms and intelligence products. Requests dynamic sensor retasking in order to exploit time critical information not originally entered into the collection plan. Assesses the data and provides cross-cueing sensor/tip-offs to other platforms and exploitation sections improving multi-INT correlation. Updates Air Force ISR unit components and C4I nodes on SIGINT findings. (2) Processes and analyzes SIGINT derived from manned, unmanned, and other operational assets in support of intelligence taskings from National Agencies, Joint Commands, Air Force MAJCOMs, and AOCs. Prepares, evaluates, and interprets analytical reports and develops procedures to meet changing requirements and insure maximum operational efficiency. Applies and/or modifies established intelligence practices to problems involved with real-time and near-real-time airborne intelligence operations, including performing analysis and evaluation of raw un-validated data. Participates in pre-mission conferences to outline mission objectives, potential threats, and possible outcomes. Produces finished reports, instructions, and manuals with a minimum of supervision. Responsible for safety of operational intelligence assets and operation of various communications nets in addition to secure voice communications. Directs force protection efforts for manned and unmanned vehicles and other aircraft operating within the area of responsibility by employing secure voice radios for imminent threat warning and advisory support. Exercises independent judgment in determining techniques, procedures, and sensors to be utilized in intelligence data collection. Must possess a high level of knowledge of specialized intelligence, collection, and dissemination techniques and their sources, particularly in real-time and near-real-time airborne data collection. Reports collected data to national and theater consumers via Tactical Reports, time sensitive reports, and other products. (3) Prepares post-mission reports from analysis of communications patterns, trends, and characteristics for general intelligence and operational community consumption. Prepares and evaluates finished reports relative to SIGINT activities. Briefs analysis findings and estimates to superiors and mission planners. Publishes finished reports and documents for use by decision-makers in the squadron, AOC, Air Force MAJCOMs, Joint Commands, and the National Agencies. Researches, analyzes and plans SIGINT exploitation activities in preparation for operational missions. Utilizes allotted resources for SIGINT operations and analysis activities. Communicates with other intelligence departments and agencies to share data and techniques, findings, and planning for future operations. (4) Works with other crew members to ensure that the SIGINT exploitation section maintains a capability to provide timely and accurate operational intelligence support and fully trained intelligence personnel during peacetime and contingency operations. Coordinates with the Gaining Command on operational intelligence elements needed to carry out coordination and liaison with counterparts and colleagues in other major command intelligence organizations such as Air Combat Command (ACC), National Guard Bureau (NGB), United States Air Forces Europe (USAFE), Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) and other governmental agencies such as Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Security Agency (NSA), U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM), Air Intelligence Agency (AIA), U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Incumbent represents the organization at interagency conferences and meetings that deal with specialty functions and internal training requirements at the unit level. (5) To enhance the ISR unit crew's mission readiness, the incumbent maintains a thorough knowledge of all aspects of internal SIGINT training. Represents the unit in making agreements and commitments within the assigned scope of his/her functional specialty. Provides guidance and assistance to unit and gaining command intelligence specialists and serves to coordinate on projects jointly undertaken by the unit, gaining command, and other organizations. Performs other duties as assigned. The above duty description does not contain all details of the official position description. For more details, please contact the POC listed above. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: ENL: A1C to MSG Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 1N472/USAF All applications will be considered regardless of Branch AFSC This is an indefinite position, tenure 3, with a time limit determined by the needs of the agency. Any permanent military technician who is selected for this position will become tenure 3. The selectee will receive the same benefits and entitlements as the tenure 1 employee, but will be considered tenure 3 for purposes of reduction in force. If a permanent resource becomes available, incumbent may be converted to a permanent appointment without competition AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to current members of the Massachusetts Air National Guard and those eligible to transfer to the Massachusetts Air National Guard. National Guard Membership IS required for this announcement. NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position Constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience, education or training which demonstrates administrative, professional, investigative, or technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others, to collect, evaluate and organize pertinent facts. Experience preparing clear and concise written reports. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must at least 36 months experience, education or training developing and recommending policy, organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations. Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others. Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports. 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 months/years. 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. Education Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies: Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.