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Intelligence Officer (Military Requirement)

Air Force Civilian Service Wright-patterson Afb, OH

Job Description


The primary purpose of this position as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) Officer is to serve as the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Flight Commander in an Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) squadron.  The incumbent is responsible for all ISR operational training and operational matters for the unit.  Incumbent of this position is also responsible for orchestrating related Air Force Reserve integration into global ISR Air Force operations and training via associated programs.  As such, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Provide expertise on Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations, human intelligence, Signal Intelligence, Geospatial Intelligence, Measurement and Signature Intelligence, Acquisition Intelligence, Targeting, All-Source / Fusion Analysis, and intelligence products for execution of ISR tasking, collection, processing, analysis and dissemination.
  • Organize, plan, and oversee the activities of the Group's operations and training programs.
  • Serve as an AFRC ISR expert, interfacing with AFRC and Air Force ISR Operations Centers, to maintain command/control/oversight and tasking of Air Force Reserve Forces within the ISR Squadron as well as Regular Air Force (RegAF) ISR units, missions, and operations.
  • Manage the Flight operations and training, apportioning and scheduling programs for ISR members.
  • Manage ISR training and readiness for the ISR Flight.


Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position.  Typically, we would find this experience in work within this field which includes conducting/supporting multi-disciplined Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations such as human, signal, geospatial, All-Source/Fusion Analysis, Acquisition Intelligence, collection management, analytical production management, and dissemination. To be creditable, the experience must meet the above quality level requirements which may include private sector, or experience gained in another government agency. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs) and Competencies:

(1) Must be fully qualified and experienced intelligence officer preferably having operational experience in at least two of the following intelligence disciplines/operations:  human, geospatial, measurement and signature, signal, All-Source analysis/Fusion Analysis, Distributed Common Ground System, Targeting, Acquisition Intelligence collection management, analytical production management and dissemination.

(2) Senior level knowledge of world-wide Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operational requirements and associated processes to support Combatant Commands and Theater Air Force Component Commands and understanding of ISR concepts, capabilities and operations.  Knowledge must also include laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect ISR operational programs and related support resources.

(3) Knowledge of and ability to formulate operational and training plans and policies pertaining to ISR operations and training and organizational operational and training activities.

(4) Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conduct analysis, devise recommended solutions, and package the entire process in briefings, papers, or reports suitable for top management use decision making. 

(5) Ability to integrate organizational resources into ISR operations and maintenance missions to include training while ensuring command/control oversight and tasking authorities are properly executed.

Substitution of Education for Experience: None


Position may or will require incumbent to:  (1) Meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements.  Incumbents  regular assignments are primarily ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.  Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UTA).  (2) This is a drug testing designated position. Incumbent may be selected for random drug testing, and be subject to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident testing.  (3) Intelligence Officer positions are covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) and are in the Excepted Service.  Appointment to an Intelligence Specialist position does not confer competitive status.  If non-DCIPS applicant is selected for this position, applicant must acknowledge in writing selection is in the Excepted Service and covered by DCIPS.  (4) If you are selected for an ART Officer position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement prior to appointment.  (5) As necessary, to meet special or essential unscheduled activities, may be required to work an uncommon tour of duty with brief advance notice.  (6) Incumbent must be eligible for, must obtain and maintain Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access. 


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Other Information

  • Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts. Visit the Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) website to obtain this VMET information.
  • For more information visit the Air Force Special Examining Unit website at
  • Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date. Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position. Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days.
  • All Federal Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 465886100
Located In Wright-patterson afb, OH
SOC Category 00-0000.00