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Salary: $100 703 - 130 911 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is: to conduct USNORTHCOM missions, focused on Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA), Homeland Defense (HD), and Theater Security Cooperation (TSC). Conducts NC missions of Homeland Defense (HD), Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA), and Security Cooperation, to defend and secure national interests As a current operations analyst, the employee makes characterization inputs and recommendations, in conjunction with USNORTHCOM J3 and in close association with key partners. Conducts time-critical actions for effective sustained response to disasters and events Participates in training sessions either as a student or as an instructor Acts as a primary information resource to the Combatant Commander and higher decision-making levels on command missions


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
  • 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 posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
  • Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • Travel by military and/or commercial aircraft may be required in attending training, visiting other activities, and/or attending conferences
  • Performs other duties as assigned


This position has been designated as Special Sensitive. The employee is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/ Sensitive Compartmental Information clearance as a condition of employment. This position is designated by the Air Force as a Test Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing Program. As a mandatory requirement for employment in this TDP, the incumbent is (A) to refrain from use of illegal drugs and (B) if required, to submit to urinalysis testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive position presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety. The selectee must sign a statement acknowledging the position occupied is identified as a TDP. Employee may be required to work non-traditional duty hours and/or be "on call" after normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends and holidays. Overtime may be required on short notice. Shift work may be necessary during exercises, crises, or contingencies. Upon assignment to this position, the incumbent is required to attend classroom and on-the-job training for this position for approximately two to three (2-3) months. The incumbent is required to be certified with an evaluation in this position after training and maintain certification with annual evaluations. This is a KEY position IAW 32 CFR, Part 44 Appendix A and DoD Directive 1200.7. A Key Position is a Federal position that cannot be vacated during a war, national emergency, or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the parent Federal Agency to function effectively. Applicants for positions designated as "Key" positions who do not agree to this condition shall not be extended an offer of employment. The employee must be removed from the Ready Reserve and CANNOT become a member of the Ready Reserve while assigned to this position. IAW DoDI 3020-42 the position has been locally or command designated as Mission Essential (ME) performing a Mission Critical Function (MCF), which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions IAW, DoDI 3020-42, Defense Continuity Programs. YA002 = Eligible for situational telework only, including Ad hoc, Emergency, or OPM prescribed "Unscheduled" Telework. This eligibility is separate and distinct from the employee's eligibility. A civilian employee's telework arrangement may be terminated at the discretion of the supervisor or at the employee's request. 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 Positions, Miscellaneous Administration and Program Series 0301 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 master knowledge and understanding of the current missions, capabilities, organization, and operations of; other unified commands; the military services; the National Guard; the Reserve forces; the Department Of Defense; DOD intelligence organizations; the CIA, FEMA, the U.S. Coast Guard, etc. is required; working knowledge or current military law, Joint doctrine, Joint plans, policies, and practice, as well as a comprehensive understanding of U.S. Government treaties, agreements, multi-lateral and bi-lateral international agreements, security assistance plans, U.S. security requirements, and arrangements and other pertinent laws, doctrine, policies, and procedures; master knowledge in the mission concepts and principles; DOD military command and control operations, geographical areas or responsibility as pertains to the geographical Commands, multi-domain combat operations at both strategic and operational levels of war. FEDERAL TIME-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 military law and doctrine; Joint policies and procedures; DOD, Services and Joint organizational structures; national intelligence organizations, state and federal emergency organizations, other pertinent interagency organizations such as the U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Secretary of Defense/Homeland Defense (ASD/HD), etc Expert knowledge of military strategic and tactical concepts, principles, processes within watch domains Practical and professional knowledge of a wide range of all services military technical methods, principles, and practices Expert knowledge gained through experience and/or technical schooling in computer systems and the communications pathways by which data is transmitted Ability to react in a high stress environment to intense operations; make critical characterization judgments, formulate recommendations that may have major national impact/consequences; and transmit those recommendations to very high levels of national authority Skill in oral and written communications 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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address NORTHCOM 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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