Intelligence Operations Specialist (Geospatial Intelligence)
Company: Department Of The Interior
Posted on: May 31, 2021
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Salary: $87,198 (Step 01) to $113,362 (Step 10);
NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically
hired at the Step 01.
Open to current or former Federal employees:
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As an INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST within the NATIONAL
CIVIL APPLICATIONS CENTER, some of your specific duties will
- Represents USGS and the Civil Applications Committee to
Department of Defense and Intelligence Committee counterparts that
enhances acquisition procedures, development of advanced imagery
acquisition, and exploitation and dissemination.
- Serves as a geospatial-intelligence collection manager and
authority that carries out or directs geospatial-intelligence
collection management projects which are broad in scope, difficult,
and highly complex.
- Analyzes customer requirements for geospatial intelligence and
determine appropriate action to affect data collection management
to meet those requirements.
- Produces geospatial-intelligence remote sensing reports that
supports the USGS mission that may be composed of derived image
products, maps, graphics, and text.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 3 nights a
month for this position.
Conditions of Employment
- Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
- Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background
- Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary
- More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other
Are There Any Special Requirements For This Position?
- This position is subject to random drug testing as a condition
of employment. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if
a verified positive drug test is received.
- Because this position requires travel for official business,
the selectee will be required to apply for a charge card within 30
calendar days of appointment. Individuals who have delinquent
account balances from a previous Government charge card will be
required to satisfy their existing obligation before a new card can
- A background investigation will be required for this position.
Continued employment will be subject to the applicant's successful
completion of a background security investigation and favorable
adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will
be grounds for termination.
- Throughout the recruitment and hiring process we will be
communicating with you via email; therefore, it is imperative that
the email address you provide when applying for this vacancy
remains active. Should your email address change, please notify the
point of contact identified in the vacancy announcement as soon as
possible so that we can update our system.
Applicants must meet the following to qualify for the GS-12
Possess one year of specialized experience in or directly
related to this position that equipped the applicant with the
knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties
of this position. To be creditable, the required specialized
experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in
the Federal service. Examples of GS-11 level work: minimum guidance
from the supervisor and is responsible for duty based expertise in
planning and managing tasks and following data and security
policies; problem solve and coordinate work with staff members
and/or higher level representatives; expert concerning acquisition
and use of commercial and classified data regarding
geospatial-intelligence; provide and recommend training to
customers on the use and application on geospatial-intelligence
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for
the position by the closing date of the announcement.
- 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).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
- Education completed in colleges or universities outside the
United States may be used to meet the above requirements. You must
provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is
comparable to that received in an accredited educational
institution in the United States. For more information on how
foreign education is evaluated, visit:
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