U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST in Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Few vacancies in the following location:
  • Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Thursday 10/13/2016 (8 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 10/24/2016 (3 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.


For additional information on DCIPS click the following link: http://dcips.dtic.mil/

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.


This is a GG-14 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-14 duties for the work category are at the "Professional” work level is “Senior” and are equivalent to those at the GS-14 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

*Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement *

The organizational location of this position is NASIC, Wright Patterson AFB, OH.


  • The primary purpose of this position is to represent the NASIC commander to the joint, tactical, and special operations communities. Defines, presents, and defends NASIC positions and issues.

  • Advises the Center command staff on potential material and non-material solutions for enabling effective Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance planning, synchronization, employment, and assessment through the Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (TCPED) cycle.

  • Performs and aligns major tasks and projects for the W&T; office to provide Intelligence Community and tactical operations community with targeting and battle damage assessments, Air and Space Operations Center integration support, Special Technical Operations Support, and integration of Center intelligence support.

  • Serves as primary Center coordinator for Air Force Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (AFTTP) 3-1 assessment inputs and supports derivative customer requirements.

  • Will be the Center focal point for targeting and battle damage assessment (BDA) issues/requirements that affect resource tasking and coordination.

*ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: *This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS. This position is in the Excepted Service.

DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • As mission requires IAW JTR
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • This posn may be subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Prog
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Incumbent is subject to initial and periodic drug testing
  • ### Qualifications

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.


Applicant must have 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. Specialized experience would be Experience in conducting all-source intelligence analysis on foreign threat capabilities and doctrine; professional knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology of foreign threats to blue aircraft; developing intelligence briefings or studies; performing research utilizing intelligence information; and knowledge of the intelligence cycle, Combatant Commands, and operational planning on the joint, tactical, and operational level; firm understanding of relationships between NASIC, the Intelligence Community, and warfighter organizations; work methods require the incumbent to operate independently and be comfortable dealing with both senior officers and civilians.


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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:

  1. Knowledge of a comprehensive 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, new hypotheses and theories, and threat assessments.

  2. Knowledge of advanced analytical principles, concepts, and methods to produce detail analyses of complex information/situations attained from multiple sources.

  3. Knowledge of the national intelligence community, Joint, DoD structure, organizations and mission/functions, inter-relationships and operations.

  4. Skill in conducting unbiased complex research, identifying appropriate available systems/data sources, and producing collection requirement assessments that answer specific tasks to link and leverage agency capabilities in support of consumers, customers, and clients.

  5. Skill in communicating effectively with others, both orally and in writing, in working out solutions to problems or questions related to work, writing clear and concise intelligence products, and delivering written and/or verbal presentations to senior level audiences for decision-making purposes.

  6. Ability to maintain control of classified material, quickly assimilate disparate data, render knowledgeable and accurate assessments of the implication of such data, and make decisions, estimates, and recommendations under conditions of urgency and pressure based on mature judgment and experience and present and/or justify a position effectively.

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.


  1. This position is covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) and as such will subject the incumbent to those examinations and/or tests that are necessary to obtain and retain a security clearance and any special access required by the position in accordance with AFI 36-1101. This position is a testing designated position and as such requires periodic urinalysis testing. Failure to comply with any of the special requirements, when required, will subject the employee of this position to reassignment or disciplinary adverse actions to include demotion or removal.

  2. Requires availability for short notice work on holidays, weekends, and evenings. Flexibility in adjusting schedules on workdays is mandatory. The work requires concentration on highly complex problems with multiple decision makers; frequent requirements for quick-reaction responses create considerable pressure. Position is subject to deployment. Requires availability for temporary duty assignments (TDY) in executing the position responsibilities. May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of TDY. Travel may include participation in overseas exercises and other organizational support activities. Work is primarily performed in a partitioned office area and requires desk work with extensive use of a computer (mouse, keyboard, and monitor) and many different office and intelligence software packages.

3.Employee must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information access and any special program accesses in order to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.**

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline is highly desired. Prior service weapon’s school graduate and/or operational experience is also highly desired.

  2. Incumbent may be subject to psychological screening/polygraph testing as an inherent primary requirement of their position.

Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

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.

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Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

90-Day Register: 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.

Salary Range: $87,263.00 to $113,444.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GG-0132-14/14

Promotion Potential: 14

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 453287200

Job Announcement Number: 9X-DCIPS-1824673-771195-CMR