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Logistics Officer

Logistics Officers work on accomplished and diverse teams both domestically and abroad, that provide a full range of logistics and supply chain solutions in support of the Agency’s global mission. 
  • Full time
  • Starting salary: $76,459 - $ 99,546
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Logistics officers may travel globally to provide mission support.

Agency-wide Requirements

All applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens (dual U.S. citizens also eligible)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Willing to move to the Washington, DC area
  • Able to complete security and medical evaluations
  • Registered for the Selective Service

About the Job

As a Logistics Officer, you will provide a full range of logistics and supply chain support and expertise to our mission partners both domestically and abroad. The work includes managing and executing full-scope logistics and supply chain processes in support of Agency mission objectives; employing excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships and leverage networks; proactively anticipating mission needs and operational requirements; utilizing critical thinking and logistics principles to offer solutions, alternatives, and sound guidance; and evaluating, redesigning, and implementing logistics and supply chain processes for mission support.

A career as a Logistics Officer provides the opportunity to serve wherever the mission requires, including worldwide deployment to sometimes austere environments to meet short and long-term organizational requirements.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Business Administration
    • Business Management
    • Industrial Distribution
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Transportation
    • Or, seven (7) years relevant work experience in the military or private sector with an emphasis in logistics, transportation or business experience
  • Successful Logistics Officers must also demonstrate:
    • Excellent interpersonal effectiveness
    • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Excellent customer engagement
    • Initiative
    • Accountability for results
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving ability
    • Ability to work both independently and as a team
  • At least a 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions are made for extenuating circumstances
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation