Supervisory Certification: I certify that this is an accurate statement of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and its organizational relationships, and that the position is necessary to carry out Government functions for which I am responsible. This certification is made with the knowledge that this information is to be used for statutory purposes relating to appointment and payment of public funds, and that false or misleading statements may constitute violations of such statutes or their implementing regulations.
Supervisor Name: GREGORY S. SANDERS
Reviewed Date: 11/22/2018
Classification Review: This position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.
Reviewed By: ROBERT W. MCCLOUD JR.
Reviewed Date: 08/28/2005
Primary Work Role: VARIES
Additional Work Role 1: VARIES
Additional Work Role 2: VARIES
FLSA Worksheet: EXEMPT
FLSA Appeal: NO
Bus Code: VARIES
DCIPS PD: YES
This position description is to be used for Title 10 Excepted Service, Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System positions only.
1. Exercises Staff Oversight of all Theater Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)/Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Collection and Requirement Management activities. Manages and develops the United States Forces Korea (USFK) Joint Intelligence GEOINT/MASINT requirement input into national and theater collection systems to answer theater Priority Intelligence Requirements (PIR). Manage the USFK Geospatial-Intelligence Controlled Access Program (GEOCAP). Deconflicts collection support from a diverse group of national agencies and in-theater elements while developing a comprehensive GEOINT/MASINT collection strategies in support of national, theater, operational, and tactical requirements and operations within theater. Collaborates with analysts and collection managers from other intelligence disciplines, both internal and external, to create innovative and comprehensive collection strategies. 70%
2. Establishes and refines theater-specific tactics, techniques, priorities, and procedures for all phases of GEOINT/MASINT efforts. Coordinates these efforts extensively with not only the Ground Component Command (GCC), Air Component Command (ACC), and Navy Component Command (NCC), but also national elements and outside military organizations such as the Indo-Pacific Command (INDO-PACOM) Joint Intelligence Operations Center, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA); and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). 20%
3. Identifies and manages through requirement processes the effective utilization of collection assets (national and theater) to accomplish the GEOINT/MASINT mission. 10%
Performs other duties as assigned.
FACTOR A. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE; DEGREE A-7, 80 POINTS
Uses knowledge of a wide range of GEOINT/MASINT concepts, principles, and practices, as well as a comprehensive, intensive, and practical knowledge of Full Spectrum GEOINT (FSG) and Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) policy, security, operations, tasking, and procedures to manage and determine collection requirements for submission. Utilize knowledge of GEOINT and MASINT capabilities and their limitations and adversary threat information to submit requirements to task the appropriate theater and/or national GEOINT capabilities and MASINT sub-disciplines to obtain the data for analysis in order to answer command PIRs. Has knowledge and is trained in the use of collection management tasking systems such as Geospatial-Intelligence Information Management Services (GIMS), the National MASINT Requirement System (NMRS), the Planning Tool for Resource Integration Synchronization and Management (PRISM), and the Community On-Line Intelligence System for End-Users and Managers (COLISEUM). Detailed knowledge of various GEOINT/MASINT collection sensors, platforms, and sources within collection disciplines, including associated collection strategies and tasking procedures. Skill in applying this knowledge to difficult and complex work assignments in collection management. Broad general knowledge of the activity's intelligence mission, and full knowledge of the intelligence collection issues for major activity mission subject areas in order to develop innovative, discipline-specific collection requirements in order to address and close intelligence gaps. Possess proficiency in the utilization of the National Reconnaissance Office’s Web Fish Tools suite, DIA’s Collection Requirements Analysis Toll for the Enterprise (CRATE) and the National Production Workshop (NPW), NGA’s Cedalion (formerly known as National Exploitation System), and the U.S. Air Force’s Unified Collection Operations Reporting Network (UNICORN) utilities and databases to perform accurate research on USFK and national agency requirements prior to submission via Theater and National tasking systems.
FACTOR B. GUIDELINES; DEGREE B-4, 70 POINTS
Based on broad Theater and national requirements guidance, develops innovative GEOINT/MASINT-specific approaches based on known capabilities and limitations of operational sensors and platforms to support evolving Theater and national requirements. Develops and coordinates GEOINT/MASINT collection concepts and plans. Has an understanding of Theater and National collection requirements and develops necessary mission needs statements based upon actual or perceived intelligence gaps. The employee uses initiative and resourcefulness in deviating from conventional practices to develop new collection methods, strategies, or proposals for new policies and criteria.
FACTOR C. SCOPE OF AUTHORITY & EFFECT OF DECISIONS; DEGREE C-4, 70 POINTS
Based on tasked requirements, available collectors, and relevant policy where it exists, decides which system(s) can best satisfy each GEOINT/MASINT requirement with the least impact on overall collection capability. Uses a wide knowledge of Theater and National GEOINT/MASINT requirements and technical aspects of GEOINT/MASINT collection to provide authoritative advice on behalf of the Theater and to National agencies, concerning participation in or support to collection strategies. Errors in judgment adversely affect the Activity's production capability and result in the misuse of resources.
FACTOR D. WORK RELATIONSHIPS; DEGREE D-4, 55 POINTS
Establishes and maintains person-to-person work relationships at multiple echelons in order to discuss new or modified GEOINT/MASINT requirements and collection strategies. Anticipates program effects and provides authoritative advice in order to gain wide acceptance and cooperation. Collaborates with concerned intelligence officials within Theater, and with national agencies to assure proper coordination in support of GEOINT/MASINT collection strategies as they evolve or otherwise undergo significant change.
FACTOR E. SUPERVISION RECEIVED; DEGREE E-4, 55 POINTS
The supervisor sets the overall objectives and resources available for assignments in terms of defined missions or functions. The employee is responsible for planning and carrying out the assignment, resolving most of the conflicts that arise, and interpreting policy in terms of established objectives in developing and managing highly technical GEOINT/MASINT efforts. The supervisor is kept informed of progress and any controversial matters. The employee applies knowledge of the full range of GEOINT/MASINT sub-disciplines to provide independently obtained status and results to Theater and National community leadership. Completed work and methods are reviewed for accuracy and effectiveness and for compliance with complex guidelines and instructions.
TOTAL POINTS: 330 GRADE: GG-13 GG-13 POINT RANGE: 295 - 339
1. Availability Pay Exemption - (e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).
2. Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)
3. Executive Exemption:
a. Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND
b. Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND
c. Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.
4. Professional Exemption:
a. Professional work (primary duty)
b. Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or
c. Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or
d. Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).
5. Administrative Exemption:
a. Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.
FLSA Conclusion: Exempt Non Exempt
This position meets the Administrative criteria for the use of discretion and independent judgment per 5 CFR 551 and is therefore, Exempt.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES:
1. Employee will be required to perform frequent TDY (approximately 25% or less).
2. All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployments during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.
3. In accordance with Change 3 of AR 600-35, Alcohol and Drug Abuse prevention and Control Program, the incumbent of this position must successfully pass urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
4. Employee must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.
5. Employee is required to undergo a pre-appointment and annual physical.
6. Employee is required to sign a mandatory mobility agreement.
7. This position is designated EMERGENCY ESSENTIAL, meaning it ensures success of combat operations or supports essential combat systems after a mobilization, evacuation order, or other military crisis. Anthrax vaccine is required.
8. Incumbent of this position is subject to rotational requirements in accordance with the INSCOM Rotation Assignment and Placement Program.
9. Employee may be subject to shift work in performance of mission operations as determined by management.
10. Employee must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SSBI/SCI security clearance.
11/29/2018 - Minor pen and ink changes which do not affect the position classification. (RWM)
04-30-14 Per manager's request, changed EE COE to "may be designated" EW
04-10-06 Per management request, added references to AGI. No effect on the classification. CJB
Factors, degrees, and points are embedded in the duties; no further evaluation required.