Job Opportunities Title:
Washington DC Fusion Center Intelligence Analyst
Open/Close Date: 03/12/19 - 03/22/2019
Open To Public
Rate: $53,620 - $69,037
Number of Openings: 1
Agency: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
This position is located in the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (DCHSEMA), Center Manager, National Capital Region Threat Intelligence Consortium (NTIC). 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 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.
Qualifications and Education:
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, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression. An example of specialized experience is experience which demonstrates the ability to:1. Analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions2. Plan and organize work3. Communicate effectively orally and in writing
A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a field of study related to terrorism/counter-terrorism, critical infrastructure protection, fire/emergency medical service, emergency management, public health, cyber security, law enforcement, or related field is desired. Two years of the aforementioned experience is desired for applicants with a Bachelor’s degree. Preferred: a Master’s degree in a related field of study is desired.
License and Certification:
Incumbent must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a SECRET level security clearance from the Department of Homeland Security.
Other Significant Fact:
This position is a part of the Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU) FAH/HSEMA.
This position has been deemed security-sensitive. Accordingly, you must successfully pass a criminal background and consumer credit check as a condition of employment and will be subject to periodic criminal background checks for the duration of your tenure.
Some nights and weekends will be required if the agency is activated due to special events or natural hazards. Incumbent is subject to work call-back to support critical or emergency situations.
The work is performed in an office environment, conference room, and similar settings. Common sense safety precautions are observed. There may be intermittent exposure to varied weather conditions when traveling to and from the work site.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with the development and coordination of 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 proficiency and sound judgment to all conclusions and recommendations.
Maintain awareness of key customer/stakeholder information needs through both direct contact and research. Maintain continuous liaison with diverse homeland security organizations, states, regional operational watch centers, and national intelligence community organizations. Identify and prioritize intelligence gaps and communicate them to customers/stakeholders. Cultivate and maintain a current and thorough understanding of assigned subject matter, to include awareness of other agency activities related to assigned subject matter portfolio.
Collect and validate intelligence, assessing the credibility of information and reliability of sources. With guidance from the Bureau Chief, produce information for customer release relating to public safety education and prevention of criminal activity.
Identified actual or potential trends, significant accomplishments, and other important factors and makes recommendations to the Bureau Chief for resolving problems, and unusual situations that may occur.
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.
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.
Research and responds to requests for information (RFIs). Participate in inter-agency 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.
DC Government, Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency