Defense Intelligence Agency DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL FOR OPERATIONS AND ANALYSIS in Washington, District Of Columbia

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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.

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  • Requirements


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.


If you are viewing this announcement via USAJobs, please visit www.DIA.MIL to view this announcement and specific qualification requirements. * Executive Core Qualification factors * Intelligence Community Senior Officer Core Qualification factors * Technical Qualification factors

Additional information


This position is a Defense Intelligence Senior Level (DISL) position. DIA has the authority to establish and staff these positions through PL 104-201.

Privacy Act Statement: The National Security Act of 1947, as amended, (50 U.S.C. 401 et seq.) 10 U.S.C. 113, 5 U.S.C. 301, 44 U.S.C. 3102, and E.O. 9397 (SSN), authorizes collection of the requested information. The information is collected to evaluate individuals for specific employment opportunities. In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the Department of Defense as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows: The DoD 'Blanket Routine Uses' set forth at the beginning of the Defense Intelligence Agency's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system. Information is requested on a voluntary basis, failure to provide information may delay the employment process. Citizenship, Background Investigations and Pre-Employment Screening/Agreement

All DISL candidates must be U.S. citizens able to obtain a Top Secret clearance and are subject to a thorough background inquiry. Information obtained during this inquiry will be considered in the selection decision. Selectees for DISL positions are also subject to mandatory testing for illegal drug use prior to appointment, and may be subject to polygraph examinations. DISL employees will sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.

Probationary Period Applicants selected for this position must successfully complete a one-year probationary period in conjunction with the appointment at the DISL level. (Applicants selected from outside DIA are also subject to the completion of an additional one-year probationary period [two years total] associated with their initial appointment to the Agency.)

Mobility and Deployment Organizational, functional and geographical mobility is highly desirable for senior civilians. It can add breadth and depth to the member’s experience along with greater challenges and responsibilities. All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and may be required to serve anywhere in the world.

Direct Deposit Applicants selected for this position must enroll in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer of Pay Program. Required Disclosure

This position is covered under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Incumbents of this position will be required to file an Executive Branch Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) with the DIA Office of General Counsel.

Merit Selection Principles and Non-Discrimination DIA will consider all DISL candidates without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, physical or mental disability or any other non-merit factors. Selection will be based solely upon merit and qualifications.

The filling of DISL positions is not subject to automatic assignment registration programs such as the DoD Priority Placement Program.


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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All applicants must submit a resume and responses to the technical qualifications per the application instruction provided. Applications received which do not include the above information will not be considered. Applications received after the close out date will not be considered.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Top Secret/SCI

  • Required Documents


Required Documents

Supplementary Narrative Statement Current non-DIA Federal Civilian Employees must submit a copy of your last SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.

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.

  • Benefits



A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

Please visit our web site, Under the "Careers" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply


How to Apply


If you are viewing this announcement via USA Jobs, please visit to view this announcement and specific qualification requirements.

Follow the instructions, below. All applicants are required to submit a résumé. Format is at your discretion, but must include: full name, address, and telephone numbers and/or email address where you can be reached. In addition to providing a current résumé, all applicants must prepare and submit a Supplemental Narrative Statement describing in sufficient detail the experience, education, and accomplishments which have provided them the skills and knowledge required in the IC SOCQs and technical qualification areas above. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. Applications will be no longer than 25 pages to include the resume.

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify us at the address below. The decision on granting an accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION: We recommend you submit your application via e-mail to avoid possible mail delays E-mail – Submit applications to and Résumé and Supplemental Narrative Statement, and any attachments, should be in MS Word, Adobe Acrobat or similar file formats.

DIA Interagency Distribution - DIA employees may send applications via interagency distribution to the Senior Executive Management Office, SEMO, (Ms. Miller), DIAC. If none of the above methods are available, you may mail your application to: Defense Intelligence Agency Senior Executive Management Office (Attn: SEMO, DIAC, Ms. Miller) Building 6000 Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. 20340-5100.

NOTE: Use of postage paid Government agency envelopes to file job applications is a violation of Federal law and regulation. Applications received in government franked envelopes will not be considered. Please send only one application by one of the methods above. Applications and any supporting materials you submit will not be returned.


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Agency contact information
Ms. Angela Miller/Ms. Tina Parnes

301-619-3165 or 202.231-0638


Defense Intelligence Agency Bolling AFB Washington, DC

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Next steps

We will notify you when your application has been received. You will also be notified if DIA is, or is not, interested in you as a potential employee of our agency.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in 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, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 03/12/2018 to 04/02/2018

Salary: $126,148 to $183,000 per year

Pay scale & grade: SL 00

Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type: Permanent