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Salary: $100 703 - 130 911 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to gather, integrate, and analyze insider threat (InT) indicators as authorized from user activity monitoring (UAM), cybersecurity, law enforcement (LE), counterintelligence (CI), security, human resources, and other sources.


Facilitates Insider Threat (InT) program operations. Conducts and integrates analyses of key threat-related information on risks that insiders may pose to the Command's critical mission programs. Defines and develops policy and process guidance that facilitates the Command's compliance with Executive Order 13587, DoD Directive 5205.16, USCCI 5200-05, and other policies Collaborates with Command Security Office and Command InT stakeholders to contribute functional expertise to security operations and projects that require informed consideration of InT issues.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Position is designated special-sensitive and requires eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), other intelligence-related Special Sensitive information, or ...(continue)
  • involvement in Top Secret Special Access Programs (SAP) to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • This position has been designated as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing Program. May be subject to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident testing.
  • Position may be recalled to duty, and may occasionally be required to work irregular duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays, and may require overtime and/or emergency overtime.
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station in performance of temporary duty assignment (TDY) to include travelling on military or commercial aircraft.
  • In accordance with DOD 3305.13-M, DoD Security Accreditation and Certification, if the incumbent has not already successfully completed training and achieved certification required to perform these... (continue)
  • the incumbent will be provided work time to complete (within two years of the established employee EOD or initial assignment date to this position).
  • May be assigned other duties not included in this position description, but that are appropriate to the grade and skill set of the incumbent.


In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes applying mastery of general security, counterintelligence, law enforcement, and other security administration programs. Comprehensive knowledge of security policy requirements to function as a technical authority in integrating personnel security, counterintelligence, and law enforcement fundamentals and training in developing new methodologies and processes for the organization in conducting a Command-wide mission. FEDERALTIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of, and ability to apply skill and training in integrating and applying regulations, policies, and processes (specifically, Executive Order 13587, National Insider Threat Policy Minimum Standards, and DoD Directive 5205.16) governing all aspects of U.S. Government and DoD security, law enforcement, and counterintelligence programs to address insider threats. Knowledge of concepts and methods associated with conducting inquiries and analysis of insider threats in order to detect, deter and develop mitigation strategies for such threats to an organization. Skill in selecting, adapting, and applying advanced data collection and analysis methods and tools to collect, integrate, deconflict, and validate analytical findings of insider threat issues. Skill in selecting from among and applying risk management concepts, analytical processes, and best practices to resolve/mitigate insider threats and related security issues and challenges. Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with working-level technical, functional experts, and managers, within and outside own organization in order to leverage these relationships in support of insider threat inquiries, counterintelligence and security investigations. Ability to communicate complex insider threat information (i.e. data indicators, case histories, analysis, findings and mitigation strategies) to various audiences, both verbally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Address SPACECOM 250 Vandenberg Street Suite B016 Peterson SFB, CO 80914 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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