Intelligence Research Specialist

Department Of Justice Harrisburg, PA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for the Intelligence Research program for the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania.

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

This position is also being announced to all U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 18-PAM-10256574-DE.

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Responsibilities

If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for the Intelligence Research program for the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Typical work assignments will include:

* Providing intelligence and analytical support to the District in areas of terrorism, export violations and international organized crime.

* Working closely with national security prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Joint Terrorism Task Force.

* Conducting thorough and complex research related to suspected terrorists and terrorist activities.

* Collecting and analyzing intelligence data on targeted individuals and organizations.

* Coordinating, developing and implementing intelligence and law enforcement programs.

* Maintaining accurate databases of the law enforcement community to facilitate dissemination of materials relevant to anti-terrorism and other law enforcement goals.

* Identifying the informational needs of law enforcement organizations by developing and disseminating relevant information.

* Serving as a spokesperson for the District on intelligence related topics before other intelligence organizations and law enforcement agencies.

* Facilitates the flow of intelligence information between the U.S. Attorney's Office, the Joint Terrorism Task Force and other appropriate law enforcement organizations related to ongoing investigations.

* Preparing educational and instructional materials and conducting training and briefings related to anti-terrorism and law enforcement programs.

* Designing and directing the District's Law Enforcement Coordination program.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

* Job family (Series)

0132 Intelligence

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen or National

* Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required

* You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable

* If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.

* Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

* You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

Qualifications

GS-12: To be eligible at the GS-12 level, you must have at least ONE full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level as defined below.

Specialized experience is defined as performing intelligence research specialist work such as: administering principles, techniques and methodologies of intelligence research to conduct research and analysis activities; conducting functions related to national intelligence agencies and law enforcement communities; analyzing techniques and practices to develop and maintain working relationships with a variety of groups and organizations and preparing a range of written products such as formal reports, information bullets and fact sheets. This experience could have been gained in the federal, public or private sector.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

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