Reston, Virginia
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time


We are committed to:
  • Teamwork: Partnering at all levels and across organizational boundaries for mission accomplishment.
  • Integrity: Adherence to the highest legal and ethical principles in our responsibilities.
  • Excellence: Unrivaled defense intelligence expertise.
  • Service: Putting the welfare of the Nation and commitment to our mission before oneself.

Learn more about this agency


DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position's duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA's online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the "Advanced Search" link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the "Job Opening ID" field.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.



1. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills to compose and deliver responses to complex questions in a clear, concise, and organized manner
2. Evaluates potential solutions to complex and high-risk situations by assessing their relevance and impact to the organization
3. Coordinates adjustments to schedules, tasks, and priorities when necessary
4. Establishes effective working relationships to successfully complete work
5. Meets with employees and addresses concerns regarding critical issues in an open and honest manner

Medical Requirements: The duties of this position require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: Vision in both eyes. Uncorrected distance vision in each eye at least 20/70 on Snellen scale, corrected to at least 20/20 Snellen. Ability to distinguish basic colors and normal depth perception and peripheral vision. Hearing in both ears. Using an audiometer, there should be no loss of 25 or more decibels at the 500, 1000, and 2000 Hz level in both ears. This represents the hearing required to perform public safety functions. If a hearing aid is necessary, suitable testing procedures shall be used to assure auditory acuity equivalent to the above requirement. Applicants must have the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position without risk to themselves or others, and they must possess emotional and mental stability.

A physical examination is required prior to being hired for this position.

All law enforcement personnel must successfully complete the following annual requirements: Physical examination conducted by a physician, provided by the DIAC/Pentagon Health Clinic during the employee's birth month, in accordance with DIA law enforcement physical health standards, and an annual physical fitness evaluation test.

Other Related Requirements: All law enforcement personnel must maintain the following: semi-annual firearms proficiency standards as delineated in DIAI 5200.001; annual re-qualification on all assigned equipment, to include: expandable baton, OC spray, and handcuffs; and CPR and First Aid certifications. Completion of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Uniformed Police Training Program is required during the first year of employment.


Additional information

DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency's conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

In order to qualify for this position, your application must include sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA's online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the "Advanced Search" link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the "Job Opening ID" field.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required

Required Documents

Please see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site,

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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