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Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist (Director)

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Department Of Homeland Security Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 2 months ago

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Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Intelligence, Field Intelligence Group, located in Pembroke Pines, FL, New York, NY, San Diego, CA, & Detroit, MI,(Selfridge AFB).

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In this position you will direct Intelligence Research Specialist Teams who are engaged in providing intelligence and analysis along with operational support and program management in service of the CBP intelligence enterprise. This position starts at a salary of $103,106.00 (GS-14, Step 1) to $134,038.00 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $134,038 (GS-14, Step 10). Salary listed reflects the rest of U.S. scale and, if applicable, will be adjusted to meet the locality pay or cost of living expenses of the duty location upon selection. Apply for this exciting opportunity performing the following duties.

Major Duties Include:

  • Directing and managing a subordinate supervisory staff who are directly engaged in providing intelligence and analysis along with operational support and program management in service of the CBP intelligence enterprise.

  • Developing and assigning annual work plans and sets short and long range planning goals.

  • Serving as a senior intelligence officer and advisor to senior managers and executives on highly-complex initiatives regarding intelligence related security threats.

Travel Required
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position

  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service

  • Primary U.S. residency for the last three years (additional details below)

  • You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph

  • Upon appointment, you may be required to undergo random drug testing


You qualify at the GS-14 level if you have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 level or equivalent performing such duties as:

  • Ensuring that supervisory subordinates understand and comply with constitutional, legal, departmental and agency policies and regulations as they oversee intelligence staff program execution;

  • Identifying intelligence requirements in support of the CBP priorities, and designing and executing intelligence functions as appropriate for the intelligence customer;

  • Reviewing organizational structure and functional responsibility for subordinate organizational elements, and recommending changes to senior executives; and

  • Maintaining and enhancing existing relationships with entities outside of CBP, especially components of and elements of the IC through active participation and outreach.

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 10/09/2018.

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 more information visit this link.

Residency: If you are not currently a CBP employee, you must meet one or more of the following primary residency criteria for at least three years prior to applying to this announcement:

  • Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);

  • Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity; or

  • Been a dependent of a United States federal or military employee serving overseas.

Exceptions may be granted if you provide complete state-side coverage information regarding participation in "Study Abroad" programs, overseas church missions, or state-side addresses of anyone who worked or studied with you overseas. You must provide information and related documentation at the time of application.

Probationary Period: Current and former federal employees may be required to serve or complete a probationary period.

Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are not CTAP eligible. Information about CTAP eligibility can be found here. You must submit the supporting documents listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. In addition, to be considered well qualified under CTAP, you must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities and/or competencies clearly exceeding the minimum requirements of the position. This will be measured by a score of 85 or higher.


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

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Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist (Director)

Expired Job

Department Of Homeland Security