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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

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Specialized experience for the GS-13: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes ALL of the following:
-Experience creating finished intelligence or other intelligence-based analytical assessments and delivering briefings on terrorism finance topics; AND
-Experience researching illicit finance concepts such as sanctions evasion methods, terrorist finance typologies, or money laundering tactics; AND
-Experience working with agencies within the intelligence Community such as participating with cross agency training, co-authoring intelligence reports and coordinating to produce a finished intelligence product.
1 Do you meet the specialized experience statement as stated in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 14

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Specialized experience for the GS-14: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes ALL of the following:
-Experience creating written analysis and verbal presentations of all-source intelligence or other analytical assessments on terrorism finance topics; AND
-Experience providing analysis in illicit finance concepts such as sanctions evasion methods, terrorist finance typologies, or money laundering tactics,; AND
-Experience working with agencies within the intelligence Community such as participating with cross agency training, co-authoring intelligence reports, and coordinating to produce a finished intelligence products; AND
-Experience providing quality control on intelligence products such as internal or peer reviews, editing reports, and providing internal training.
1 Do you meet the specialized experience statement as stated in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 What is your experience mentoring junior analysts within the intelligence community? Answer to this question is required
  • I have assisted junior analysts in developing an outline for a paper.
  • I have edited papers for junior analysts.
  • I have helped analysts prepare for a briefing.
  • I have trained junior analysts on a computer program.
  • I have helped junior analysts feed into a memo for senior officials.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Where did you learn about this Department of the Treasury job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FedExperience website
  • USAJOBS website
  • Career Connector Notification
  • Community Organization
  • Employment Office (Federal/State or Local)
  • Friend/Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference, or Convention
  • Magazine
  • Newspaper
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/TV
  • School, College, Counselor
  • Vacancy Announcement Posting
  • Professional Organization
  • Diversity Organization
  • LinkedIn
  • Other
If your application is incomplete, for example not providing the information or examples as requested or stating please see resume, N/A, etc. OR if a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your description of experience and/or education, your application will be marked ineligible and receive no further consideration for this announcement.
2 Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Are you currently serving or have you previously served in a Schedule A Appointment with the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet agency approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 From the choices below, please check areas in which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Operations and structure of sanctions circumvention networks
  • Methods of illicit financing for terrorism, proliferation, money laundering or other suspect activities
  • Financial systems
  • U.S. sanctions authorities, impact of sanctions, and sanctions implementation procedures
  • Trade economics and sector analysis
  • None of the above
5 From the choices below, please check areas in which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Operations and structures of international proliferation or weapons procurement networks
  • Operations and structures of major international terrorist groups and their support networks
  • Methods of illicit financing for terrorism, proliferation, money laundering or other suspect activities
  • U.S. sanctions authorities and sanctions implementation procedures
  • Trade economics/international trade finance and sector analysis with a focus on the impact of sanctions
  • None of the above
6 From the choices below, please check areas in which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Intelligence
  • Counter Intelligence
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorist Finance
  • Money Laundering
  • Economics/Finance
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Regional Expertise
  • Weapons Proliferation
  • Cyber-Crime (particularly with regard to its use for value transfer)
  • International Affairs
  • None of the above
7 From the choices below, select those that best describe your experience in developing reports and assessments regarding the range of terrorism finance issues facing a country or region, including foreign policies or practices that are of potential concern to U.S. national security. Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted research using open sources and databases
  • Conducted research using intelligence sources and databases
  • Completed a basic report on an intelligence topic
  • Completed a basic report on terrorism finance topics
  • Completed an analytical assessment or estimate on terrorism finance topics
  • Completed a complex, in-depth report on terrorism finance topics
  • None of the above
8 From the following list of research skills, identify those you have routinely and successfully applied in an academic or professional setting. Answer to this question is required
  • Preparing factual reports
  • Synopsizing research materials
  • Extracting relevant information from sources
  • Extracting and compiling numerical or statistical data
  • Verifying facts and figures
  • Evaluating the validity of sources
  • Comparing and contrasting data from multiple sources
  • Identifying information gaps or anomalies
  • Locating information on the Internet
  • Utilizing open source databases such as Choice-Point, Dunn & Bradstreet, Lexis-Nexus
  • None of the above
9 From the following list, select the choice(s) that describe your experience in developing reports on foreign policy issues that affect U.S. security interests. Answer to this question is required
  • Undergraduate research papers
  • Graduate research papers
  • Academic/published news articles
  • Formal briefings
  • Situation reports
  • Thesis
  • Dissertation
  • Policy papers
  • Policy guidelines
  • Teaching/instructional aides
  • Investigative reports
  • Disseminated intelligence reports
  • Position White papers
  • Analytical assessments
  • Legal briefs/administrative records
  • None of the above
10 Which statements describe your experience briefing and interacting with high-level officials on methods for obtaining financial, material, or other types of support by terrorist networks? Answer to this question is required
  • Presented in internal academic setting, for example oral presentations for a class, debates, etc.
  • Presented in internal professional setting to a work unit.
  • Served as the moderator or primary presenter at external professional setting or interagency forum either in the private or public sectors.
  • I have contributed to reports or briefings provided to high-level officials on at least one of the issues listed above.
  • I have been the primary author of reports or briefings provided to high-level officials on at least one of the threat issues listed above.
  • None of the above