China senior intelligence officer

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All groups of qualified individuals - Actual salary may vary depending on the scope and the complexity of the qualifications and current compensation of the selectee. Excepted Service Permanent Full Time This position is in the Defense Intelligence Senior Level (DISL) criteria. DISL positions may include some supervisory and related managerial duties, provided that these duties occupy less than 25 percent of the incumbent's time. DISL members are independent advisors or technical experts and do not involve fundamental research and development responsibilities. DISL positions are in the excepted service.
Incumbent serves as the senior intelligence specialist and advisor on all analytical issues concerning China/Taiwan, and is the Command's primary representative and advocate on all matters related to this target, overall. In this regard, the Senior Intelligence Officer (SIO) responsibilities cross all ONI directorates, departments, and divisions where China/Taiwan work is performed. Reports directly to the Commander, ONI and is administratively assigned to the Deputy Commander.
Must be a U.S. Citizen Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation This position is a Drug Testing Designated Position (TDP). You must obtain and maintain a security clearance. You are required to participate in the direct deposit of pay program.
Incumbent produces and oversees broad assessments of trends, breakthroughs, challenges, and opportunities regarding maritime-related intelligence and China/Taiwan. Maintains awareness of all major Navy requirements concerning AOR, and helps develop strategies for meeting them. Assures the analytical quality and consistency of Command-wide intelligence positions. Arbitrates internal analytical disputes, in concert with ONI center directors, DISLs and managers, as defined in Command guidance. Helps guide priorities and focus areas for China/Taiwan collection, analysis, and production, and recommends initiative production.
Oversees China tasking, analysis, assessments, reporting, and dissemination to improve support to customers in the fleet, Chief of Naval Operations and Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Systems Commands, and the Intelligence Community.
SIO serves as ONI's representative at high-level Navy, Intelligence Community, and Pacific Command events and forums relating to China/Taiwan. Leads and represents ONI on Intelligence Community committees and projects on selected China/Taiwan topics or when senior interaction is required. Collaborates with senior counterparts throughout the government to help refine Command position and ensure consistency with national-level estimates.
These factors are required, and must be addressed for the incumbent to perform the duties of the position. The mandatory technical qualifications must be met to be rated eligible for this position.
The applicant is to provide a separate narrative statement which describes fully, but concisely, how his/her experience supports each of the following Mandatory Technical Qualifications and IC Senior Officer Core Qualifications. Failure to address these specific qualifications in a separate narrative statement will eliminate you from consideration:
MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS ( Each technical qualification narrative should not exceed 2 pages) :
1. Detailed knowledge of Chinese naval capabilities and issues affecting Chinese actions in the maritime arena.
2. Mastery of all aspects of intelligence tradecraft and broad, in-depth experience in analysis and production of executive level intelligence assessments.
3. Highest developed verbal and written communications skills that translate into the capability to accurately and succinctly represent Command position, and present persuasive arguments concerning complex and/or controversial analytical issues.
4. Demonstrated ability to evaluate and integrate disparate information in order to form a coherent assessment of current and future events/capabilities.
IC SENIOR OFFICER CORE QUALIFICATION : You will be assessed against this Senior Officer Core Qualification Standard - Leading the Intelligence Enterprise - to determine your interagency or multi-organizational (business, mission or professional) leadership competencies.
Leading the Intelligence Enterprise.
ESSENTIAL FACTORS (3): (Mandatory - each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement.)
(1) Collaboration and Integration. IC senior officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, and in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances with key peers and stakeholders across the IC, and/or with other United States Government (USO), state, local, tribal and foreign officials, as appropriate; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decisions; and effectively leverage these networks and alliances to achieve significant results. In addition, senior officers are expected to create an environment that promotes employee engagement, collaboration, integration, information and knowledge sharing, and the candid, open exchange of diverse points of view. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or in other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes; and integrate joint/multi-agency activities, effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual, joint, or multi-organizational goals.
(2) Enterprise Focus. IC senior officers are expected to demonstrate a deep understanding of how the missions, structures, leaders, and cultures of the various IC components interact and connect; synthesize resources, information, and other inputs to effectively integrate and align component, IC, and USG interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, or international priorities. In addition, senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce an enterprise focus among their subordinates. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Understand the roles, missions, capabilities, and organizational and political realities of the intelligence enterprise; apply that understanding to drive joint, interagency, or multi-organizational mission accomplishment.
(b) Understand how organizations, resources, information, and processes within the IC or interagency/multi-organizational environment interact with and influence one another; apply that understanding to solve complex interagency or multi-organizational problems.
(3) Values-Centered Leadership. IC senior officers are expected to personally embody, advance and reinforce IC core values: a Commitment to selfless service and excellence in support of the IC's mission, as well as to preserving, protecting, and defending the Nation's laws and liberties; the integrity and Courage (moral, intellectual, and physical) to seek and speak the truth, to innovate, and to change things for the better, regardless of personal or professional risk; and Collaboration as members of a single IC-wide team, respecting and leveraging the diversity of all members of the IC, their background, their sources and methods, and their points of view. In addition, senior officers are also expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component core values, which may be incorporated in writing, as applicable. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Promote, reinforce, and reward IC, departmental component core values in the workforce and ensure that actions, policies, and practices are aligned with, and embody those values.
(b) Ensure that organizational strategies, policies, procedures, and actions give appropriate focus, attention, and commitment to diversity of people, points of view, ideas, and insights.
Joint Duty Assignment Special Requirements:
This Executive position requires Joint Duty credit. Candidates must submit either a previously approved Joint Duty claim form or a completed Joint Duty claim form with required documentation. Failure to provide this information will eliminate you from consideration.
Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year trial period unless required trial period has been served. Selectee may also be subject to a records review prior to being appointed to this position.
Selectee must sign a mobility agreement to accept relocation to other geographic locations if required by the employer.
Selectee must complete a Special Background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication by a determining authority. Must be eligible for a Top Secret Clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information.
The Department of the Navy is a Drug Free Workplace employer. Selectee of this position will be subject to drug testing prior to employment and periodic random testing after entering on duty. Incumbent may also be subjected to drug testing based on reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a polygraph examination.
An offer of employment may be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments, fails the medical/agility/drug test, lacks the certification requirements, or is unable to obtain a security clearance.
Selectee will be required to complete and submit an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278, prior to entering the position and annually thereafter.
Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be rated and ranked by an AD HOC panel using information submitted on the Technical qualifications listed above. The AD HOC panel and/or the selecting official may conduct interviews.
To begin the process, click the _Apply Online_ button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the _Submit My Answers_ button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Complete Resume.
Complete Assessment Questionnaire. _View Occupational Questionnaire_.
Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "_REQUIRED DOCUMENTS"_ section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
Failure to submit a complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on _Friday, January 09, 2015_, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, _do not fax_ the same documents.
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This Vacancy ID is _1278177_.
Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.
1. Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional): You must submit a resume, the format is at the discretion of the applicant. Your resume should also include the following:
Full name, mailing and email addresses, day and evening telephone numbers (Do not include your SSN or personal photo on your resume)
Country of citizenship
Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type of degree received. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: /
Information about your paid and nonpaid work experiences related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary
You may also include information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments
2. A completed Assessment Questionnaire (part of the online application).
3.A separate narrative statement to each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications and the Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualifications listed above. In order to receive further consideration for this vacancy, this information must be attached as supporting documentation, as outlined in the How to Apply section of this announcement.
4. Approved or completed Joint Duty Claim Form with any necessary evidence/supporting documentation of Joint Duty Credit (MANDATORY SUBMISSION).
5. Current or former Federal employee must provide a copy of a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which indicates Federal status, grade, tenure, and type of service. DOD employees can access their SF-50 at: My Biz
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Our evaluation will be based on the information you provide. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers. You will be notified of the outcome after final approval of the selectee.
Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. More information can be found at:
Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see /).
This position is in the Excepted Service and is covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Competitive status is not required.
Federal annuitant information:
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

Filling of this position is not subject to the provisions of the DOD Priority Placement Program (PPP).

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