Maritime Analyst

The National Security Agency
St Louis, MO 63103

NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.

This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in your application.","jobHowEvaluated":"APPLICANT EVALUATION PROCESS: Applicants will be evaluated for this job opportunity in three stages:

1) All applicants will be evaluated using the Mandatory Qualification Criteria,
2) Qualified applicants will then be evaluated by an expert or panel of experts using a combination of qualification criteria to determine the best-qualified candidates,
3) Best-qualified applicants may then be further evaluated through an interview process.

Military retiree applicants, if selected, may be impacted by the 180-day appointment restrictions of DODI 1402.01. HD personnel will provide additional information if applicable.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Assignment Description, Additional Information Provided By the Selecting Official, and the Qualification Requirements; and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. This description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the performed work. Applicants are encouraged to provide any education information referenced in the announcement. If education is listed as a mandatory requirement, only degrees obtained from an institution accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Secretary, US Department of Education will be accepted.

In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)

All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.

NGA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applications will only be accepted online. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at recruitment@nga.mil. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.","jobHowToApply":"Application submission involves applying using the Intelligence Community's Applicant Gateway on-line application process.

ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online applications must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:

1. Demonstrated experience interpreting nautical charts and publications and/or utilizing an Electronic Charting & Display Information System (ECDIS) using Electronic Nautical Chart (ENC) or Digital Nautical Chart (DNC).
2. Proven ability to communicate ongoing work and findings to leadership and others through written, visual, and spoken reports and briefings.
3. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking to problem identification, analysis and resolution on challenging issues.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited state or federal maritime academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, or the U.S. Coast Guard Academy -OR- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Astronomy, Cartography, Engineering, Geography, Mathematics, Meteorology, Navigation, Physics, or other subjects related to marine navigation and operations. Education must include successful completion of U.S Merchant Marine Third Mate's License requirements from the U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center. -OR- C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of experience as a crew member aboard U.S. commercial or military vessels while serving in a navigational capacity. Experience must include Officer of the Deck Underway Qualifications from the U.S. Military or proficiency in multiple navigation modalities (celestial, electronic, visual, radar, piloting, voyage planning, etc.) using NGA or NOAA navigation products. -AND- LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: U.S Merchant Marine Deck License credentials issued by the U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center; or specific navigation designations/qualifications, which include but are not limited to, Officer of the Deck (OOD) Underway, Navigator (NAV), Assistant Navigator (ANAV), Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Marine Deck Officer (880A1), and Quartermaster of the Watch (QMOW).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Distinguish principal colors and shades/hues of principal colors; Near visual acuity of 20/20 or better with or without corrective lenses; Far visual acuity of 20/60 or better binocular with or without corrective lenses.","jobNotes":"As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards.

- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information)
- Polygraph Test Required
- Position Subject to Drug Testing
- Two Year Probationary Period
- Direct Deposit Required","jobWorkSchedule":"PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Promotion opportunities allow applicants at all band levels to be considered. Qualifications for NGA positions do not include specific time-in-band requirements. NGA will emphasize quality of experience, rather than duration, and assess how the quality of the experience demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance in the NGA occupational structure.

Band 03 $64,948 - $133,465

PERMANENT CHANGE IN STATION: PCS expenses are not authorized.

Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your family.

For more information on the array of benefits programs, please visit https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/nga/ngabenefits.html","jobPositionSummary":"ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Maritime Analysts acquire, analyze, compile, and disseminate maritime safety information to populate and update nautical databases, charts, and publications. They also promulgate worldwide navigational warnings, provide quality assurance for maritime products, generate mission-specific datasets, and respond to queries from the users of products and foreign hydrographic offices. These duties fulfill NGA's Maritime Safety Office obligations under U.S. Code Title 10, Federal and international laws, regulations, and national security.

Categories

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Maritime Analyst

The National Security Agency
St Louis, MO 63103

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account