Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST in Des Moines, Iowa
IOWA AIR NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION This position is open to current military members of the 132d Wing, Des Moines , Iowa Air National Guard
LOCATION: 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
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As a INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-0132-11 your duties are below; (1) Serves as a DGS crew member in the IMINT exploitation section, responsible for IMINT 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 battle space, situation monitoring, and mission reporting. Provides IMINT correlation of data from multiple ISR platforms and intelligence products. components and C4I nodes on IMINT findings. (2) Evaluates and interprets raw IMINT information received from all sources. Establishes meaning of information alters or adds significance to information to tend to conform or refute existing estimates of situations. Conducts studies and assembles factual data as required for analysis and interpretation. (3) Interprets, exploits, and plots information derived from imagery, establishing specific data such as distance, cubic capacity of buildings, tanks and storage facilities, line of communications, transportation systems, number, type and specific location of facilities and marshaling areas, troop movements and contour of terrain and man-made features. Indicates changes revealed in current photographs in comparison with previous ones and in relation to other pertinent reference material. (4) Prepares post-mission reports from IMINT analysis of patterns, trends, and characteristics for general intelligence and operational community consumption. Prepares and evaluates finished reports relative to IMINT activities. (5) Works with other crew members to ensure the IMINT 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. (6) To enhance the DGS crew's mission readiness, maintains a thorough knowledge of all aspects of internal IMINT training. (7) Coordinates IMINT training requirements with Gaining Command Intelligence Section. Plans and develops objectives and work schedules for training assigned intelligence personnel during Unit Training Assemblies (UTA), Annual Training (AT), and unit deployments. (8) Performs other duties as assigned. D1797
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY07/20/2018* . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.*Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.
Military Rank Requirements:Enlisted (MSgt and below) AFSC Compatibility (but not limited to):1N1XX 1UXXX Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security clearance
**In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:**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 REQUIREMENTS: GS-0132-11:Must have at least* 36 monthsexperience in the following:* 1. Experience, education or training developing and recommending policy, organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations. 2. Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others. 3. Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience -Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.
To receive credit for Education, you must provide college transcripts to support your Educational claims.
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment. Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS. ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
If you are a male applicant 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 are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this position:
- Knowledge of his/her subject matter along with a working knowledge of conference, briefing and interpretive techniques.
- Knowledge of collection and dissemination techniques and sources as well as the ability to produce instructions and manuals with a minimum of direction.
- Thorough knowledge of all aspects of his/her intelligence specialty area.
- The incumbent independently evaluates and interprets raw intelligence data and prepares post-mission reports based on the analysis of patterns, trends, and characteristics.
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
- Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
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Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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IA 132nd Wing 3100 McKinley Ave Des Moines, IA US
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Open & closing dates: 07/11/2018 to 07/20/2018
Salary: $61,218 to $79,586 per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 11
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent