Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

25874 - Operations Officer - GS-12

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Position Information:

This is an opportunity for:

• An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-12 cadre position.

• A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

Who May Apply:

Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.

Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.

For a cadre assignment:

? Current ODNI permanent cadre.

? Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)

? Current Federal Government employees.

? Candidates outside the Federal Government.

For a detailee assignment:

? Current Federal Government employees.

Salary Determination:

• The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.

• For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.

• A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.

Component Mission:

The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads our nation's effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort. The Center serves as the primary organization in the United States Government (USG) for analyzing and integrating all intelligence possessed or acquired by the USG pertaining to terrorism and counterterrorism, and its Director serves as the Counterterrorism Mission Manager. NCTC also serves as the central and shared knowledge bank on known and suspected terrorists and international terrorist groups, as well as their goals, strategies, capabilities, and networks of contacts and support. In addition, NCTC conducts strategic operational planning for counterterrorism activities, coordinating and integrating the efforts of departments and agencies across the Federal Government.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs):

• Maintain 24/7 global situational awareness by independently researching and analyzing raw intelligence reporting and maintaining awareness of current intelligence issues.

• Develop and provide situational awareness information to ODNI, Intelligence Community (IC), United States (US) government, and other appropriate leaders.

• Develop and implement strategies to augment and extend strategic collection capabilities, and coordinate with national, defense, and domestic authorities to ensure alignment with key intelligence priorities.

• Monitor, sort, prioritize, and analyze intelligence and operational message traffic.

• Perform community outreach and collaboration activities by planning and engaging in internal and external information sharing, fostering collaborative relationships with interagency partners, and communicating timely and relevant intelligence information.

• Participate in the preparation of reports and oversight material for collection enterprise situation awareness, to ensure substantive accuracy and consistency with applicable policies and statutes; edit and provide quality control review of written products.

• Develop and disseminate oral briefings and written reports to ODNI leadership on intelligence issue activities and/or threats.

• Develop and provide structured recommendations and innovative solutions for collection enterprise situational awareness on the status and employment of collection capabilities.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

• Ability to work rotating shifts of 12.5 hours in a fast-paced demanding environment.

• Candidates will be required to serve their entire probationary period within the position hired for.

Desired Requirements:

• Knowledge of intelligence analysis and production.

• Ability to develop written products, as well as the ability communicate with counterparts and senior officials on products, answer questions, and provide requested information.

• Ability to maintain and develop effective working relationships with counterparts and more senior staff in the IC for the purpose of sharing information.

• Detailed knowledge of the ODNI and larger IC mission, operations, tradecraft, capabilities, and requirements.

• Ability to make assessments of time-sensitive issues, adjust priorities, and change focus quickly as demands change.

• Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment, coupled with established and effective interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

• Knowledge of relationships and interrelationships in the IC and collection capabilities, including crisis/operations center with 24-hour/7-day responsibilities.

• Knowledge of defense, domestic, and national IC collection issues and capabilities.

•Good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly convey complex information and technical data to all levels of management.

• Ability to work collaboratively with senior defense, domestic, and national IC officials.

• Interpersonal and organization skills, including ability to manage competing priorities under strict guidelines while maintaining superior customer service.

• Ability to work effectively with teams, build and sustain professional relationships, and exert influence effectively at all levels within and across organizations on a myriad of collection situational awareness topics.

Applicants from Federal Agencies outside the IC, please visit www.dni.gov and search the vacancy number for directions on how to apply to this vacancy.
What To Expect Next:

The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

Agency Contact Information:

ODNI Recruitment; Phone: 703-275-3955; Email: Recruitment_TeamC@dni.gov

Other Information:

The ODNI offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities for ODNI cadre. •Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
•Life Insurance: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
•Long-Term Care Insurance: http://www.ltcfeds.com
•Federal Employees Retirement SYSTEM (FERS) (new employees automatically covered): http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp If you are transferring from another agency and covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you may continue in that system.
•Annual and Sick Leave: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
•Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care: http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
•Paid Federal Holidays
•Alternative Work Schedules

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.

1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following...
a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary.
b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty rotational assignment.

2. Consistent with IC Standard 601-1, IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://jointduty.dni.ic.gov/Contacts.aspx

Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.

ODNI Recruitment Team C

Analysis & Production
McLean, VA