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    Duties

    Summary


    We are committed to:

    • Teamwork: Partnering at all levels and across organizational boundaries for mission accomplishment.
    • Integrity: Adherence to the highest legal and ethical principles in our responsibilities.
    • Excellence: Unrivaled defense intelligence expertise.
    • Service: Putting the welfare of the Nation and commitment to our mission before oneself.

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    Responsibilities

    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.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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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.

    Qualifications



    ASSESSMENT FACTORS

    1. Experience conducting laboratory analysis of chemical compounds using common laboratory practices, standards, and instruments such as Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) or Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS).
    2. Experience applying chemical principles. theories, practices and methodologies to solve or address analytic questions or problems.
    3. Applies advanced techniques to differentiate between relevant and irrelevant information, and make sound conclusions, and provide guidance to others.
    4. Integrates intelligence reporting and other relevant information sources by utilizing available analysis/collection tools and systems as well as through networking with appropriate Agency personal and subject matter experts.
    5. Is able to determine and task collection methods most suitable to address analytic gaps.

    HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS


    1. Experience conducting specimen or material collection in a field environment
    2. Experience conducting laboratory analysis in a field medical or other deployed laboratory.

    Basic Requirements:

    1. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.

    or

    2. Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    Education

    Additional information

    DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    In order to qualify for this position, your application must include sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position’s requirements, 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.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Drug test required

    Yes

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    Required Documents

    Please see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site, www.dia.mil.

    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.

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    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.

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

    http://www.dia.mil/careers/benefits

    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.

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    How to Apply

    How Do I Apply

    HOW DO I APPLY?

    Unless specified within the vacancy announcement, you must complete and submit your job application electronically, using DIA's online job tool.

    • Go to: http://www.dia.mil.

    • Click the link to "Search and Apply for Jobs" or click the link to "Careers" > "Vacancies."

    • Your first visit?  Click "New User" to setup your account.

    • Click "Search" to view Vacancy Announcements for opportunities that interest you.

    • Save as a Favorite or select the Job Opening to Apply.

    • At the top of the "Job Search" page, click "My Favorite Jobs" to view each announcement. Start the application process by clicking the "Apply" at the bottom of the announcement.
    • While working on the application, "Save" frequently. When you save the document, prior to final submission, you can exit the application and return later to continue by logging-in and going to Job Search > My Activities > Applications with a status of Not Submitted.

    • Finished? Click "Submit."
    • You must complete and submit the application prior to the closing date listed on the Vacancy Announcement.
    • Final applications are not available for revision. If you need to revise your application, complete and submit another application.

    All positions in the Defense Intelligence Agency are in the excepted service under 10 USC 1601 appointment authority and covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), a General Grade (GG) pay system divided into grades and steps similar to OPM’s General Schedule (GS) compensation system. All candidates must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry and any required medical examinations.

    Agency contact information

    Civilian Operations Division

    Address

    Defense Intelligence Agency
    Bolling AFB
    Washington, DC 20340
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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Defense Intelligence Agency, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    http://www.dia.mil/

    Next steps

    Your application for employment must be prepared and submitted on-line at www.dia.mil. We will notify you, via e-mail, when your application has been received. Later, you will be notified, via e-mail, if DIA is or is not interested in you as a potential employee of our agency.

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.

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 process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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 in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • 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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549889000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.