Apply today! Announcement closes November 4, 2016
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WHO CAN APPLY
This announcement is for external applicants (non DIA employees) only. DIA
employees on a temporary/term appointment, military, and contractor
personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions.
This is a DIA Invitation-Only Hiring Event that will take place in December
2016 in the Washington, DC National Capital Region. Applicants must be
available to interview on-site in the Washington, DC area on the scheduled
days of the event. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via
email to schedule an interview. Specific details on the location and dates
of the event will be provided within the email invite.
This announcement will close at midnight (EST) on Friday, November 4, 2016.
All applicants must apply online for this event in order to receive
consideration (no exceptions). DIA officials will be on location to
interview applicants who possess the required and relevant Career Field
skills and background for employment at DIA.
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.
DIA does not guarantee any applicant the extension of an official offer of
employment; however, DIA will be screening all employment applicants against
its current and future manpower requirements. Selected applicants will be
considered for the Agency's Hiring Pool.
CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
To be eligible to apply, all current Federal employees must be at,
equivalent to, or higher than one of the advertised grades. These positions
are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the
Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. Selectee(s) who are current Federal
employees will be laterally reassigned to the new position if they are at
one of the advertised grades. Those at a higher grade than the advertised
position, will be asked to accept a voluntary change to the lower grade if
All current and prior Federal employees must also submit a copy of their
SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that documents their appointment to
or promotion to the highest grade held. Consideration for future advancement
opportunities will be through DIA's established promotion processes,
according to established timeframes, advancement criteria and compensation
DIA is currently recruiting for entry-level positions in the Office
Management & Infrastructure Career Field at multiple locations. When
submitting the online application, applicants must mark OFFICE MANAGEMENT &
INFRASTRUCTURE as the Primary Area of Interest to be considered for
positions in this Career Field. Applicants must also indicate in their
online applications if they are willing to relocate within the continental
U.S. or overseas.
OFFICE MANAGEMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE CAREER FIELD
The Office Management & Infrastructure Career Field represents DIA's ability
to execute its national security mission through effective and efficient
day-to-day operations spanning diverse organizations and missions. Officers
in the Office Management & Infrastructure Career Field apply technical and
administrative expertise and possess a comprehensive knowledge of laws and
regulations across six specialties to include facilities, information
services, and office operations.
Facilities Career Specialty:
Officers in this specialty have the skills and technical ability to apply
professional standards to design and build structures and systems, create
blueprints, and oversee maintenance and construction while reducing risk and
minimizing cost. They manage building services and physical space, as well
as develop and implement emergency management plans, and safety and health
programs that provide a safe working environment in support of Agency goals
and requirements. Specific positions in this specialty include: Engineers
and Architects, Health and Safety Officers, Facility Managers, etc.
Positions Include -
Architect* (Series 0808)
Building Management (Series 1176)
Emergency Management (Series 0089)
Equipment Specialist (Series 1670)
Facilities Operation Specialist* (Series 1640)
Realty Specialist (Series 1170)
Safety & Occupational Health Specialist* (Series 0018)
Various Engineer Positions* (Series 0801, 0830, 0850)
Information Services Career Specialty:
Information is vital to DIA's success in achieving mission goals.
Information Services Officers have a critical role in the preparation,
management, and communication of information. This specialty includes
positions responsible for performing a wide-range of information-related
support services to create, prepare, edit, organize, establish, manage,
safeguard, disseminate, and/or communicate government information and ideas
through verbal, visual, or written means. Specific positions in this
specialty include: Graphic Designers, Government Information Specialists,
Librarians and Writer-Editors.
Positions include -
Audiovisual Production* (Series 1071)
Equipment Specialist (AV Engineer) (Series 1670)
Government Information Specialist (FOIA/Declassification Officers) (Series
Information Technology Specialist (Web designer/developer)* (Series 2201)
Information Technology Specialist (Series 2210)
Librarian* (Series 1410)
Librarian Technician (Series 1411)
Printing Services Specialist* (Series 1654)
Technical Editor (Series 1083)
Technical Information Specialist (Series 1412)
Visual Information Specialist (Graphic Designer)* (Series 1084)
Office Operations Career Specialty:
Officers in this career field carry significant responsibility for keeping
an office on track every day. They coordinate logistical aspects of office
operations such as task and records management, mail distribution and
timekeeping; facilitate information flow, storage and retrieval; and
maintain a wide variety of administrative policies and processes. They
exhibit the analytical ability to apply management principles, practices,
and concepts in direct support of the overall Agency mission. Positions in
this specialty include: Staff Officers and Administrative Assistants.
Positions Include -
Various Administrative Positions (Series 0300)
Office Operations (Series 0301, 0303, 0341)
Program Management (Series 0301, 0340, 0343)
Staff Management (Series 0301)
The positions listed above identified with an asterisk must meet a positive
education requirement as identified by the Office of Personnel Management.
General information can be found on the Office of Personnel Management's
website at www.OPM.gov.
Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Standard Time) on the
closing date of the announcement. All qualification requirements must be
met by the closing date of the announcement.
DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the
knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education,
certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the
duties of the advertised position. Failure to respond to the
position-related assessment factors or to provide clear examples of claimed
experience levels will preclude further consideration of your application.
Applicants must have direct applicable experience that demonstrates the
possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary
for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been
acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate
past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge,
skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the
position at the advertised grade. Such experience is typically in or
directly related to the work of the position to be filled.
DIA applies 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 a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined
by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your
eligibility with your on line application package.
FOREIGN AREA TOURS OF DUTY ELIGIBILITY
Applicants applying to a foreign area opportunity and who are currently
assigned to a foreign area are ineligible for consideration if selection
will cause them to exceed the time limitation for foreign area service (5
consecutive years) or, conversely the employee will not satisfactorily
complete their period of obligated service within 6 months of the closing
date of this announcement. More than one permanent change of station move
within a 12-month period is not considered to be in the interest of the
government for the purposes of relocation at Government expense.
DUTY AT OTHER LOCATIONS
May be required to perform duty at other operating locations.
All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations
and are subject to geographic relocation in accordance with agency
Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel may be required.
Relocation expenses in connection with a permanent change of station may be
authorized in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations and at agency
The United States Government forbids discrimination regarding any aspect of
employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignment, promotions,
training, fringe benefits, layoff, and any other term or condition of
employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy
and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
retaliation, parental status, military status, or other non-merit factors.
DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as
appropriate. Please contact our Human Resources Operations Center (HROC) at
202-231-4762 or DSN 428-4762 if you need a reasonable accommodation for any
part of the application and hiring process. This announcement may be used
to fill additional vacancies during the next six months.
Some positions in DIA may be eligible for unclassified telework and/or
secure telework. The telework option allows an employee to perform the
duties of his or her position from an approved worksite other than the
All DIA employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund
Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the
employee's account of choice at his/her designated financial institution.
NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (NSEP)
Positions within the agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for
David L. Boren scholars and fellows. Contact the National Security Board
for further details on service requirements (HTTP://www.nsepnet.org).
In compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005, driver's licenses and
identification cards issued by the following jurisdictions cannot be used as
valid identification if selected for an interview and/or actual position:
Alaska, Am. Samoa, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, N. Marianas,
Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and
Driver's licenses and photographic identification cards from jurisdictions
not listed above will be accepted. Other acceptable forms of identification
include: U.S. & Foreign Passports, U.S. Military IDs, Military and DoD
Common Access Cards (CAC), Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards, U.S.
Federal Government IDs & Credentials, and U.S. Congressional IDs.
All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any
fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. An agreement is
also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material
prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.