***OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut off point, all compliant applicants received during the previous two-weeks will be reviewed for consideration.***
The Executive Secretariat (ExecSec) serves as the central coordination function for internal and external correspondence for the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), Principal Deputy DNI (PDDNI), Deputy DNI for Intelligence Integration (DDNI/II), and Chief Management Officer (CMO). ExecSec performs formal tasking and dissemination of ODNI front office correspondence, ensures high quality standards and timely dissemination of responses from senior leadership, and develops and maintains standard operating procedures for formal tasking, staffing/coordination, and final vetting for approval of front office correspondence.
The DNI Watch Office is part of the ODNI Executive Secretariat organization and maintains 24/7 global situation awareness for ODNI and Intelligence Community leaders.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Maintain and provide 24/7 global situational awareness information to ODNI and Intelligence Community (IC) leaders.
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 to ensure substantive accuracy with global events; edit and provide quality control review of written products.
Develop and deliver oral briefings and written reports to ODNI leadership on significant global events.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Ability to develop written intelligence products, as well as the ability to brief counterparts and senior officials on those products, answer detailed questions, and provide supporting information.
Ability to maintain and develop effective working relationships with counterparts and more senior staff in the IC for the purpose of sharing information.
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.
Ability to work rotating shifts of 12 hours in a fast-paced demanding environment providing oversight over a contractor officer.
Knowledge of relationships and interrelationships in the IC and collection capabilities, including crisis/operations center with 24-hour/7-day responsibilities.
Good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly convey intelligence 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.
Key Requirements and How To Apply
Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:
Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.
Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:
a.WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.
b.RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
c.PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
d.VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
e.CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
f.COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-Team_A_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both firstname.lastname@example.org (Monica C.) and email@example.com (Zina M.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.
Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.
APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.
To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 703-275-3799.
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.
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.
Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.
APPLICATION PROCESS: 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 A 703-275-3799 Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov
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