U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence Specialist in Boeblingen, Germany

U.S. Marine Corps
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Boeblingen, Germany
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Wednesday 11/30/2016 (5 day(s) ago)

** Closes Tuesday 12/6/2016 (1 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

Discover a civilian career that is filled with possibilities with the Naval Intelligence Community and become part of something that makes a difference for you, your country, and the world.

The Naval Intelligence Community spans across many organizations that provide direct support to the Navy, Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard and various Joint and Fleet Commands. Gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Navy relative to the broader Intelligence Community and work side by side with your fellow companions throughout the DOD and various other intelligence agencies.

This Intelligence Specialist position serves as the lead planner for intelligence engagements, Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa (MARFOREUR/AF) G-2. The Intelligence Specialist plans, synchronizes and coordinates all U.S. Marine Corps component Intelligence Security Cooperation (ISC) programs and activities, both Title 10 and Title 22 funded, in the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Areas of Responsibility (AOR). Develops annual intelligence engagement (IE) strategy, budgets and supporting plans, and coordinates across EUCOM and AFRICOM, and the Inter-Agency to secure resourcing to support Marine ISC activities. Manages the Command Foreign Disclosure Program. This position is located in Stuttgart, Germany.


Coordinate with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Africa (SPMAGTF-AF), the Black Sea Rotational Force (BSRF), and other forward deployed Marine Forces as required to execute Intelligence Security Cooperation (ISC) events in Europe and Africa.

Coordinate partner nation military to military (M2M) events across the spectrum of intelligence functions.

Work with COCOM J2 Staffs, Defense Attaches, and Offices of Security Cooperation to determine requirements/intelligence gaps from which to build ISC programs.

Develop and maintain an Intelligence Engagement Knowledge Center (G2-IE Dashboard) on the MFEA, NIPR and SIPR portals that provides a one-stop shop of information concerning ISC engagement activities.

Serve as the Command Foreign Disclosure Officer (FDO) and manage the Command Foreign Disclosure Program.

Collaborate with the intelligence community concerning mission-related activities to resolve non-routine problems affecting the organization.

Travel Required
  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel is required up to 30% of the time.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation incentive may be authorized.
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a trial period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a polygraph examination
  • See Other Information section for additional requirements.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS/GG-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate most or all of the following: 1) Coordinating and executing Intelligence Security Cooperation (ISC) programs and activities; 2) Developing intelligence engagement strategy, budgets, and supporting plans to secure resourcing to support ISC activities; 3) Leading intelligence personnel to ensure operational and administrative functions are accomplished in accordance with mission objectives; and 4) Applying knowledge of U.S. Foreign Disclosure policies and guidelines.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

Selectee must complete a Special Background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication by a determining authority. A Top Secret security clearance is a requirement of this position and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Failure to obtain and maintain this required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

All Defense Intelligence positions under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) are in the excepted service by specific statute, 10 U.S.C. 1601. This position is in the excepted service. Non-DCIPS applicants selected for a DCIPS position must acknowledge in writing, prior to actual appointment to the DCIPS position, that the position for which he or she has been selected is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS. Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must also acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS position. This acknowledgement is necessary as movement between the excepted service and competitive service may be limited if the employee does not possess competitive status.

A service (rotation) agreement is required for the overseas tour.

Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manger. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive notification of the decision.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications


Review our benefits

Department of Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

Other Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

PCS and overseas allowance may be authorized for this position.

Recruitment / Relocation Incentives may be authorized for this position.

Candidates initially selected from the U.S. may be eligible for certain overseas benefits, including:

Relocation allowances

Tax-free living quarters (housing) and post (cost-of-living) allowances

Interest-free salary advance (an amount up to three months)

Student education travel for dependents

Home leave, a special paid leave to be taken in the U.S.

360 hours annual leave (paid vacation) accumulation as opposed to normal 240 hours

Job placement options back to the U.S. upon completion of overseas employment

*A final determination will be made at time of tentative selection based on both position and personal eligibility. *

Tour of duty will be 36 months.

Selectees who currently reside outside the foreign area will be eligible for foreign allowances (as applicable), transportation agreement and payment of travel expenses (in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations Vol II).

If you are a dual citizen, please identify the countries of citizenship. The NATO Status of Forces Agreement prohibits employment in the U.S. Civilian Component in a host nation of any person who holds dual citizenship of the U.S. and that host nation. For example: A person who holds both German and U.S. citizenship may not be employed in the U.S. Civilian Component in Germany; however, that person is not prohibited by the NATO Status of Forces Agreement from employment in the U.S. Civilian Component in another NATO host nation of which (s)he does not hold citizenship.

*Important Information for applicants with family members with special medical or educational needs: *


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: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

Veteran's Preference Information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet%20PreferenceStatement.pdf

Salary Range: $108,887.00 to $141,555.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GG-0132-14/14

Promotion Potential: 14

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Current Career and Career-Conditional Department of Defense (DoD) employees, Veteran Preference eligibles or veterans separated from the Armed Forces after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions

Control Number: 457708900

Job Announcement Number: NE70132-14-18599004F541745X