U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Intelligence Specialist (Operations) in Fort Campbell, Kentucky

U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Fort Campbell, KY
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (3 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 10/26/2016 (6 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

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 and Security Command (INSCOM), 704th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade, 742d MI Battalion, Foundry Detachment, Fort Meade, MD (DUTY LOCATION: Fort Campbell, KY).

WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified information WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted.

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.

  • Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee
  • Current Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (excluding Army)
  • Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)
  • Former Permanent Federal Employee eligible to be reappointed
  • Veteran with a service-connected disability of 30% or more
  • Disabled Veteran with a service-connected disability of more than 10%/less than 30%
  • Applicant eligible for 10-Point Other veteran'srating or Derived Veterans' Preference
  • Veteran eligible for 5-Point Preference
  • U.S. Citizen

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's 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.

This is a Career Program (CP) Position 35 (General Intelligence)


You will be required to prepare/present/coordinate Army training requirements. Must have in-depth knowledge of the Army's Tactical collection systems/capabilities in concert with Defense and National Agency operations, mission, policy, structure and doctrine to provide guidance and direction to facilitate the Army's Modular Force's involvement in, and utilization of, National Systems in support of Army Tactical requirements. You will validate training requirements, track SIGINT readiness and provide support to the strategic and national planners. You will represent locally assigned Tactical Units at high-level forums, working groups and committees which review, coordinate and approve Tactical Overwatch mission/training requirements, concepts and activities for worldwide implementation by Tactical Forces.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • TDY will be required 25% or less of the time
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a CI-scope polygraph
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is NOT authorized

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.

Experience required: 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.

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 employing and operating tactical collection systems and capabilities in concert with Defense and National Agency operations and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and/or Cryptologic Operations experience to manage the Modular Force training requirements. 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.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:




NOTE: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency so long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the series (GG/GS-12).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • 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.
  • Two year trial period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployments during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on an SBI with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination with No Deception Indicated (NDI) on a pre-appointment and periodic basis.
  • Temporary Duty (TDY) will be required 25% or less of the time.
Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

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, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

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 "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • Salary indicated includes applicable locality pay.

Salary Range: $84,443.00 to $109,781.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GG-0132-13/13

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates

Control Number: 451722100

Job Announcement Number: WTST161809903518405