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Job opening: Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist

Salary: $139 395 - 181 216 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Intelligence, National Border Security Intelligence Watch Directorate, Joint Processing Exploitation & Dissemination Operations Center Division, located in Washington DC.


In this position you will serve as the Branch Chief. This position starts at a salary of $139,395.00 (GS-14, Step 1) to $181,216.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $181,216.00 (GS-14 Step 10). Major duties includes, but not limited to: Performing intelligence operations work and serves as a CBP subject matter expert in these areas. Directs and coordinates intelligence collection operations of special purpose intelligence teams, CBP-wide to produce actionable, strategic, operational, and tactical intelligence products with national and international implications. Performing intelligence operations and coordination work involving the development and testing of CBP cross-functional and interagency operational strategies, and directs the implementation of resulting policies, programs and operations. Develops strategic approaches, innovations and specific procedures to effectively implement intelligence operations policies and programs. Developing strategic approaches, innovations and specific procedures to effectively implement intelligence operations policies and programs. Ensuring intelligence programs are accomplished efficiently and effectively to meet goals and objectives of the CBP. The incumbent is responsible for making completely independent decisions and providing expert advice and recommendations that are considered as authoritative.



Experience: You qualify for the GS 14 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Providing authoritative analytic direction and project-monitoring services specified in interrelated geographical and functional areas. Contributing to short- and long-term planning through in-depth research and analysis regarding threats to border security. Using established intelligence processes and methods to support leadership threat prioritization. Identifying intelligence gaps and assists with development of associated essential elements of information required to satisfy and close the intelligence gaps. Compiling, collating, extrapolating, and exploiting information from databases and opensource reporting. NOTE: Your resume must explicitly indicate how you meet this requirement, otherwise you will be found ineligible. Please see the "Required Documents" section below for additional resume requirements. 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. You must: Meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process; and Meet all applicable Time in Grade requirements (current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the federal service) by 03/15/2024. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For additional information, review the following links: Background investigation and the e-QIP process. Residency: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by CBP. Individuals are required to have physically resided in the United States or its protectorates (as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. If you do not meet the residency requirement and you have been physically located in a foreign location for more than two of the last five years, you may request an exception to determine if you are eligible for a residency waiver by meeting one or more of the following conditions: Working for the U.S. Government as a federal civilian or as a member of the military A dependent who was authorized to accompany a federal civilian or member of the military who was working for the U.S. government Participation in a study abroad program sponsored by a U.S. affiliated college or university Working as a contractor, intern, consultant or volunteer supporting the U.S. government Probationary Period: All employees new to the federal government must serve a one year probationary period during the first year of his/her initial permanent federal appointment to determine fitness for continued employment. Current and former federal employees may be required to serve or complete a probationary period.


Please see the Qualifications and Required Documents sections for more information if education is applicable to this position.


  • Address Office of Intelligence Please read entire announcement Please apply online Washington, DC 20229 US
  • Name: CBP Hiring Center
  • Phone: 952-857-2932
  • Email: [email protected]


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