Job Opportunities Title:
Intelligence Analyst, DC Fusion Center
Job ID: 5855
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Date Opened: 01/04/2019
Date Closed: 01/18/2019
Grade: 12 (Career Services)
Rate: $78,364.00 - $100,261.00
Agency: Homeland Security & EMA
Bargaining Unit: C1
Available Openings: 1
Three years of experience working as an intelligence analyst or in a relevant analysis function, preferably with the US intelligence, fusion center, and/or law enforcement communities is desired.
Experience that equips the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work. Experience must be functional and relevant in legislative and policy issue, regulations, legislative decisions, or other responsible work may be qualifying as long as it provides evidence of the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) necessary to perform the duties of the position to be filled. Specialized experience directly related to the line of work of the position that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience in a general clerical nature (typing, filing, routine procedural processing, maintaining records, or other non-specialized tasks) is not creditable.
A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a field of study related to terrorism/counterterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, fire/emergency medical service, emergency management, public health, cyber security, law enforcement, or related field is and three years of the aforementioned experience is the related field is desired.
Incumbent must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a SECRET level security clearance from the Department of Homeland Security. Incumbent is subject to work call-back to support critical or emergency situations.
This position is located in the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (DCHSEMA), Fusion Center, The National Capital Region Threat Intelligence Consortium, formally the Washington Regional Threat Analysis Center (WRTAC). The mission of DCHSEMA is to support and coordinate homeland security and emergency management efforts, ensuring that the District of Columbia's all-hazards emergency operations are prepared to protect against, plan for, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made hazards. DCHSEMA assumes the continuity of government during and following major disasters. The mission is accomplished in partnership with District, federal and regional agencies as well as many private sector organizations.
Incumbent will, under supervision, provide intelligence support and information dissemination to members of local and federal homeland security agencies throughout the District of Columbia, National Capital Region (NCR), and other similar centers in the United States. The work involves the collection, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and dissemination of information on political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, or scientific conditions, and trends and forces in domestic areas that directly and indirectly affect the security of the NCR. The work requires the application of analytic proficiency and sound judgment to all conclusions and recommendations.
The incumbent will perform and provide intelligence analysis, information dissemination, and lead liaison partnerships with other stakeholders. The incumbent will work alongside other analysts to plan, coordinate, and conduct strategic and tactical analysis of information and intelligence, as well as assist in determining and defining essential elements of information required and the most effective method for collection efforts. Analysts under this role are often designated as a “project lead” or “subject matter lead” and coordinate the creation of analytic products or subject matter initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Communicate regularly and effectively (orally and in writing) with a range of federal, state, local, private sector, academic, non-governmental organization (NGO), and professional association entities. Provide rapid response to ad hoc requests from decision makers (e.g., special intelligence analysis or personal briefings). Provide deconfliction services for first responders.
Plan, coordinate and conduct the collection and analysis of strategic and tactical intelligence. Develop analytical tools and methodologies to fill present gaps and address future gaps. Plan and establish short and long-range collection requirements. Assess difficulties encountered and recommend changes in direction and approach for collecting data.
Assist in planning and establishing short and long range collection requirements, and initiate new administrative procedures in fusion intelligence collection. Assess unforeseen developments, new phenomena, and difficulties encountered, and recommend changes in direction and administrative procedures in fusion intelligence collection. Assess unforeseen developments, new phenomena, and difficulties encountered, and recommend changes in direction and approach.
Review assigned reports and other written materials for consistency of mechanics and expression, logical organization and development, and general readability. Explore anomalies, new developments, and trends that threaten security. Review and analyze new data with information already in intelligence databases and disseminate intelligence as appropriate. Disseminate and use intelligence material in compliance with classification restrictions, law, and procedures and policies.
Recommends and discusses with the author(s) editorial changes designed to enhance the clarity of the information, grammatical accuracy, and consistency of final presentation.
Provides editorial recommendations to ensure reports are written in a way that supports report findings, conclusions and recommendations; and that conclusions and recommendations correspond to the job.
Independently develops complex training to advise writers on how to recognize and correct common errors and weaknesses in writing.
Conceptualize, develop, and coordinate value-added synthesis and analysis products to address key customer/stakeholder information needs in a manner suitable for the subject matter and audience. Apply analytic expertise and sound judgment to all conclusions and recommendations.
Participate in the development and refinement of product lines and schedules for assigned subject matter portfolios, ensuring relevance and value for respective customers/stakeholders. Ensure that content and style of intelligence products adheres to the quality standards set forth by the intelligence community, meets customer and stakeholder needs, and corresponds to intelligence requirements.
Assist in the development of analytical tools and methodologies to fill present gaps and address future gaps. Assist in determining and defining essential elements of information required and the most effective method for collection efforts. Help to plan, coordinate, and conduct the collection and analysis of strategic and tactical intelligence.
Evaluate and interpret information and form judgments. Participate in interagency committees and meetings as representatives of the organization within their assigned area.
Follow standard work procedures. Seek assistance and advice for problems and approval for major changes in approach. Exercise judgment in adapting basic intelligence techniques to particular situations and in evaluating the validity and pertinence of data and reports.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
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