Intelligence Specialist (OPERATIONS)

U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command

Summary About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE & SECURITY CMD U.S. ARMY COUNTERINTELLIGENCE COMMAND TECHNICAL SUPPORT BATTALION FT. MEADE, MD. Responsibilities Conducts the most complex counterintelligence Polygraph examinations on military personnel of all grades assigned/detailed to the National Security Agency and on both military and civilian personnel. Prepares and evaluates polygraph investigative techniques and methods to be utilized during examination and prepares complete, concise investigative reports of all exams conducted. Prepares and evaluates polygraph investigative techniques and methods to be utilized during examination and prepares complete, concise investigative reports of all exams conducted. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 10-Point Other Veterans? Rating 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans 5-Point Veterans Preference Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army) Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30% Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer Prior Federal Service Employee United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position Army DCIPS positions apply Veterans Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting complex polygraph examinations/ and or counterintelligence operations/investigations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-12). Progressively responsible experience is that which has included intelligence-related research, analysis, collections and /or operations. This experience should have included intelligence analysis and/or production, intelligence collection and/or operations, counterintelligence, or threat support directly related to the position to be filled. This experience should demonstrate: Knowledge of intelligence processes, cycle and organizations; Knowledge of and/or ability to use research tools such as library holdings, photographs, statistics, graphics and maps; Knowledge of the systems, procedures and methods of analyzing, compiling, reporting and disseminating intelligence data; and/or Knowledge of organization(s) for and methods of collecting and analyzing intelligence data SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Must be a graduate of the Psycho-physiological Detection of Deception (PDD) Course, at the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA). OR Must have U.S. Army Counterintelligence Badge and Credentials. This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Counterinelligence (CI) Investigations Counterintelligence (CI) Counterintelligence (CI) Operations Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Must be a graduate of the Psychophysiological Detection of Deception (PDD) Course, the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA), Fort Jackson, South Carolina, or successfully complete the PDD course at NCCA and all annual continuing education requirements as mandated by Army Intelligence Polygraph Program, INSCOM, and NCCA. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a(n) 35 Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Targeted Local Market Supplement -Polygrapher. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Recruitment, Retention, and/or Relocation incentives may be authorized if it is determined to be in the best interest of the Government.