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Job #: R-00032789
Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The HUMINT Planner will support the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) Headquarters (HQ) and its Major Subordinate Commands (MSC) and activities using defense computer networks to support required screening, counterintelligence (CI), cyber, counterterrorism (CT), security, insider threat, Force Protection (FP), Foreign Intelligence Entity (FIE), investigations, operations, and interviews in the form of reports, trend analyses, data queries, finished intelligence products, research, briefings, white papers, and other products as required and according to established standard operating procedure/plan (SOPs), protocols, and requirements. The HUMINT Planner will prepare, develop, and brief all levels (strategic, operational, and tactical) of plans and orders using the Military decision-making process and the army design methodology in support of special population screenings, CI, cyber, CT, and security insider threat, FP, and FIE activities, as well as associated operations and support.

The HUMINT Planner will apply critical and creative thinking to develop, draft, publish, execute, track, and assess plans, operations, value, and risks; integrate processes, staff, and multiple echelons, agencies, and organizations in support of planning and mission tracking; develop and manage plans, battle rhythms, and other mission management, synchronization, assessment, and development tools using Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 5-0 and Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 5-0 as a guide. The HUMINT Planner shall anticipate requirements, plan, prepare, develop, chair, and assess operational planning teams (OPTs), in progress reviews (IPRs), working groups, conferences, formal and informal assessments and briefings to various audiences, to include senior leaders and decision makers, rehearsals, research efforts, systems analysis, military briefings, After Action Reports (AARs), and other planning, assessment, performance, and operational events and tools.

The HUMINT Planner will conduct coordination, deconfliction, and liaison with multiple echelons of CI, cyber, CT, law enforcement (LE), human intelligence (HUMINT), security, and other Federal, Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Army (DA), and Intelligence Community agencies and organizations in the conduct of required support. The planner will also complete short-suspense actions in response to urgent Government requirements. Shall develop, prepare, and brief comprehensive mission planning assessments, to include timelines, resource requirements and availability, gaps, impact, risk, and associated factors. Will collate and prepare weekly and monthly mission status reports and other products and updates to address other relevant mission and statistical data, progress, summaries, trends, and results. The HUMINT Planner will track, identify, and assess process and system gaps and develop and chair OPTs, Working Groups, etc., with appropriate stakeholders to improve/resolve gaps and mission/operational risk. Shall develop, coordinate, and assist in chairing staff, multi-Command, and multi-echelon IPRs to track mission progress, developments, emerging requirements, and issues. Shall, within 30 days of task order (TO) award, provide assessment of existing process and system gaps, associated stakeholders and risk, and a plan with associated timeline to improve/resolve within operational and fiscal constraints. Shall develop presentations, white papers, request for information (RFI) responses, program feasibility assessments, comprehensive mission projections and assessments, and other products in response to routine and urgent data calls and tasks. Will maintain, monitor, and update tracking mechanisms, files, portals, and systems in support of special population document staffing, RFI tracking, product progress reports, trend analyses, data calls, CI activity status and disposition, and routine reporting requirements. The planner will also develop training materials and conduct training for newly hired/assigned Contractor and Government employees to perform all required support tasks. Shall conduct coordination, deconfliction, and liaison with lateral and higher Commands, CI, CT, LE, HUMINT, Security, and other Federal, DoD, DA, and Intelligence Community agencies and organization in the conduct of tasks. Shall develop and provide recommendations regarding the development and improvement of SOPs and Tactical Technical Procedures (TTPs) for established or required tasks, support requirements, processes, and systems.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum of 8 years combined experience in the following fields:

  • Division or higher-level Planner (2 years or more)
  • Intelligence Planner (3 years or more)
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • Ability to clearly express oneself verbally
  • Must possess an active Top Secret security clearance with eligibility for SCI access from the Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office and current CI Polygraph.

Must be a graduate of any of the following Military Certifying Courses:

  • Army-35M Course (or its predecessor)
  • Army-351M Course (or its predecessor)
  • Army-35F Course HT-JCOE-Source Operations Course (SOC)(or its predecessor)
  • USMC-0211/0210/0204 Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) CI and HUMINT Course

Completion of an intermediate-level professional military education (PME), including Army Command and General Staff College, Intermediate Level Education (Common Core and Advanced Operations Course/credentialing course), or Service equivalent, or a program of instruction conferring Joint Professional Military Education Level (JPME) I (any Service); Battle Staff or equivalent for Non-commissioned Officers.

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