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At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: 55,639 - $81,205 ($26.66 -$38.91 per hour)

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

As a Warehouseman/Packer/Crater for the CIA, you will support warehouse operations to include packing and crating, dock operations, inventory management, and property reutilization. These are entry-level positions requiring officers who have experience in warehouse work and have the capability to operate forklifts and other material handling equipment, work with packaging materials to properly pack items for shipment, and perform inventory management duties.

Specific duties for this position include:

  • Performing routine packing of various items
  • Preparing shipping documentation and labeling
  • Working with a computer to document receipt and movement of material
  • Working with customer information to accurately receive and track material

Using established processes and procedures, you will work in a temperature-controlled warehouse on concrete floors where there is exposure to moving vehicles, fumes, noise, dust, and cramped spaces. Work involves a significant amount of standing, walking, bending, and lifting (up to 70 lbs). Frequent use of computers is required, as well as occasional work outdoors in all weather conditions.

These positions are entry level with limited opportunities for advancement. Occasional domestic and overseas travel opportunities are available.

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:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Six (6) months work experience as a warehouseman or packer
  • Experience operating a forklift
  • Computer proficiency, including understanding of Microsoft Office programs
  • Understanding of OSHA laws and regulations
  • Ability to lift up to 70 Lbs
  • Ability to operate various types of material handling equipment
  • Ability/willingness to learn to operate a variety of tools to perform the work
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions such as inclement weather and an environment that has constant noise and moving machinery

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.

If you are ready to apply, add this position to your job cart. You can add up to four (4) positions. Job cart selections will only be retained during this site visit, so be sure to click "Apply Now" before closing the browser window. After clicking "Apply Now" you will be taken to the application account creation page. The positions will appear in the cart once you have created an account.

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: Aug 19, 2019 08:39 AM

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