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Job opening: Intelligence Operations Specialist

Salary: $139 395 - 181 216 per year
Relocation: YES
City: McLean
Published at: Jun 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The DCSA CI & InT Directorate is seeking an Intelligence Operations Specialist to serve as a Liaison Officer (LNO) to represent DCSA at another government agency located in McLean VA to increase collaboration and information sharing; time will be spent between the other government agency (OGA) and DCSA HQ locations. This is 36-month assignment with a one-year extension option; upon completion of assignment the agency will work to find a suitable position for reassignment.


As a Intelligence Operations Specialist you will be responsible for the following duties: Serves as a Senior DCSA CI Liaison (LNO), with primary duty at assigned agency or organization and DCSA Headquarters, Quantico Marine Corps Base as agreed to by DCSA leadership and commensurate level at Other Government Agencies (OGA). Advises the DCSA Office of Counterintelligence (OCI) leadership on the operational impact of OGA initiatives, applicable new CI policies and directives and their impact upon DCSA mission and recommends agency positions. Provides courses of action to improve DCSA integration, collaboration and engagement both internally across DCSA and externally with partners and stakeholders. Provides info, perspective and guidance to DCSA elements on CI-related issues and how they should be addressed in the conduct of personnel security investigations, security investigations, security inspections, and authorized functional services. Ensuring effective coordination of operational DCSA issues with national and DoD security, intelligence and Law Enforcement (LE) organizations, DoD Components and OGAs that are signatories to the NISP. Responsible for the development and of quality and timely leads, to include the technical review of work to analyze and interpret raw threat data and information obtained by DCSA in the routine conduct of its missions. Organizes, plans, and contributes to the execution of highly complex intelligence programs and theintegration of DCSA interests within the IC and LE community partners. Manages day-to-day engagements, staff actions, support agreements, program development execution, automation efforts, facility and support issues, and assists with the development and conduct of Directorate liaison initiatives and activities. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a US citizen
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. For more information http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Relocation May be Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible, but is not a full time telework position. The incumbent will be required to report to the office on a routine basis.
  • If selected, the incumbent must obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance as indicated in job announcement.


The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/intelligence-series-0132/ for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 06/21/2024 Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade GG-13 in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility. Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes: Must be in field of counterintelligence (CI) collection, CI investigations, CI operations, or CI functional services. Applicants must have experience working with and adhering to Department of Defense (DoD) CI authorities and policies. Specialized experience must be demonstrated in supporting multi-lateral CI operational and investigative activities against foreign intelligence entities to include a wide range of complex operational challenges. Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies: 1. Creative Thinking - Uses imagination to develop new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions to problems; designs new methods where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or are unavailable. 2. Oral Communication - Expresses ideas and facts to individuals or groups effectively; makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others; facilitates an open exchange of ideas. 3. Partnering - Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals. 4. Teamwork - Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals. 5. Writing - Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.


  • Address Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency 27130 Telegraph Road Quantico, VA 22134 US
  • Name: DCSA Servicing Team
  • Phone: 614-692-2886
  • Email: [email protected]


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