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Packer/Crater

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Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $23.94 per hour
WG-09
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area


The Central Intelligence Agency has a limited number of opportunities for skilled tradesmen/women in the Packer/Crater Occupational Specialty. Officers selected for these positions are hired as prevailing rate employees and are paid via the Federal Wage Grade Schedule (WG). The Wage Grade scale ensures that these officers are paid at the prevailing rate for the locality in which they are hired. Wage Grade employees have the opportunity to train and compete for other wage grade positions and normally do not transition into General Schedule positions without additional formal education, internal training or other experiences.

Developmental packers/craters, using established process and procedures, perform routine packing of various materials to include electronic and computer equipment, administrative supplies and medical items for shipment domestically or overseas. Packers/Craters are also responsible for the preparation of appropriate shipping documentation and labeling as required for surface and/or air shipments.


Minimum qualifications include a High school diploma or GED equivalent. Candidate must also possess and maintain a forklift certification and have six months of progressively responsible packer/crater work experience.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

To Apply:

Make a note of the position(s) that interest you, as you can apply for up to four positions in one application. DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application, and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Application Instructions

An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.


Posted: Apr 21, 2007 07:13 PM
Last Updated: Jul 03, 2013 08:53 AM