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Support Integration Officer (Deployed Support Officer)

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At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $61,098 - $80,505

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

  • Foreign language bonus eligible

As a Support Integration Officer (Deployed Support Officer) (SIO) for the CIA, you will be responsible for providing multidisciplinary support to the US Intelligence mission worldwide. You will resolve tactical issues, apply or create new processes and procedures to fit location-specific requirements, and provide direct and indirect operational support in the following disciplines:

  • Finance and Budget
  • Logistics
  • Human Resources
  • Security
  • Facilities
  • Project Management

For SIOs, the capacity and commitment to serve globally is essential. You will typically spend your first year of employment in the Washington, DC metro area, followed by a directed two-year tour in the foreign field. During the first year, you will participate in developmental assignments and attend a full-time, 14-week support certification training program. Pending successful completion of the certification program, your first tour will be overseas and it may be in a hardship location. Your assignment will be based on the needs of the mission and the skills and abilities you demonstrate during the training program. After your first overseas tour, you will be encouraged to engage in a balanced career of both foreign field and domestic assignments.

SIOs succeed in their work by providing innovative solutions and building cooperative alliances between mission partners to address increasingly rapid changes in organization priorities, resources, or work processes.

A 5-year Contract Term Agreement is required in this position. Learn more about the Contract Term Agreement.

Offices of the CIA - Directorate of Support

The Directorate of Support (DS) provides everything the CIA needs to accomplish its critical mission of defending our nation. The DS provides business operations support to Agency components including all aspects of security, logistics, facilities, finance, education, medical services and human resources. Learn more about the Directorate of Support.

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Life at CIA

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Business Administration
    • Public Administration
    • Communications
  • Experience in the following functional disciplines:
    • Business administration
    • International studies
    • Accounting
    • Marketing
    • Retail
    • Customer service
    • Contract management
    • Resource management
    • Communications
    • Performance measurement
    • Process improvement
    • Intelligence operations
  • A valid driver's license
  • Successful SIOs must demonstrate:
    • Adaptability/versatility
    • Planning and organizational skills
    • Initiative
    • Customer service skills
    • Knowledge of administrative disciplines
    • Verbal and written communications skills
    • Sound judgment and decision-making capabilities
    • Interpersonal effectiveness and leadership skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions are made for extenuating circumstances
All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

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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.

Important application instructions for this position:

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are seeking employment with the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. Once you reveal your interest you lose control of that information. We ask all applicants to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the CIA. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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Posted: Aug 06, 2018 02:34 PM
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018 02:11 PM

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