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Air National Guard Units INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST in Des Moines, Iowa



This position is open to current military members of the 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa Air National Guard LOCATION: 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa This is an Indefinite May Become Permanent Position.


As a INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-0132-12 your duties are below; Assures the Intelligence function maintains a capability to provide timely and accurate operational intelligence support and fully trained intelligence personnel during peacetime and contingency operations. Plans, develops, and manages work schedules for intelligence activities during all phases of unit operations, including Unit Training Assemblies (UTA), Annual Training (AT), and unit deployments. Provides performance evaluation, career guidance, and technical assistance to full-time and traditional intelligence personnel. Establishes intelligence requirements, procedures, and work schedules not predetermined by higher headquarters. Assigns specific programs and duties to full-time and traditional intelligence personnel in accordance with applicable ANG, MAJCOM and Air Force instructions, and ensures their completion. Researches, evaluates, integrates, and analyzes all-source data in the preparation of clear, concise, in-depth intelligence analytical products focusing on the threats to air operations, including the operational concepts of military forces and trends with potential military implications (e.g. research and development; production; delivery systems; doctrine; and capabilities) prepared in response to mission requirements. Must present these products using a variety of presentation modes, to a variety of audiences. Identifies significant intelligence trends and proposing new or revised analytical products to alert decision makers to new developments and to meet customer requirements. Develops and oversees the execution of the unit's Internal Intelligence Training Program for all Title-32 assigned intelligence personnel. Training programs are long-term, and are executed over a multi-year period in order to develop intelligence personnel.Reviews the status of internal training goals and ensures progression towards these goals. Acts as the Subject Matter Expert (SME), trainer, and task certifier for all intelligence Initial Qualification Training (IQT), Mission Qualification Training (MQT), and Continuation Training (CT) for all intelligence personnel. Conducts internal training for intelligence personnel in specific, analytical research methodology to include Aerospace Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace (AIPB) and Predictive Battlespace Awareness (PBA) analysis. Serves as the Senior Intelligence Officer (SIO) of the organization and exercises overall oversight of Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs. Manages and overseas the acquisition and application of unit intelligence system automation. Ensures all products from automated intelligence systems are applicable to the unit's mission. Oversees coordination with internal and external supporting agencies to assure adequate intelligence systems support is provided to the intelligence function. This includes current automated systems-of-record and appropriate security safeguards spanning the full range of intelligence information classification categories. Provides in-depth research and analysis of the Force Protection situation at home station and all deployed locations. Facilitates the Threat Working Group (TWG) that provides commander and decision-makers finished, actionable intelligence that directly affects the safety of unit personnel and operations. Coordinates with military, federal, state, and local officials to ensure terrorist threats are identified and mitigated at home station and all deployed locations. Coordinates with Security Forces personnel and Air Force Office of Special Investigation (AFOSI) within the TWG. Performs other duties as assigned. D1659000


Conditions of Employment

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11/24/2020 . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying. Military Rank Requirements: Enlisted Members Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security clearance


In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education, or training which demonstrates administrative, professional, investigative, or technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others, to collect, evaluate and organize pertinent facts. Experience preparing clear and concise written reports. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: GS-0132-12: Must have at least 36 months experience in the following: Experience, education or training developing and recommending policy, organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations. Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others. Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience - Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements. To receive credit for Education, you must provide college transcripts to support your Educational claims.

Additional Information

This is an Indefinite May Become Permanent Position. In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the indefinite appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status. Under an indefinite appointment, the employment is subject to a 30 day termination notice. SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment.

Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS.

ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application