The incumbent serves as an Intelligence Specialist (Foreign Disclosure) and is responsible for representing DIA or a Combatant Command (COCOM) regarding information to be made available/disclosed to other federal officials, international offices/individuals/organizations including Congress; other federal departments and Agencies; other Intelligence Community (IC) organizations; and foreign intelligence services or embassies. Participates in developing and implementing strategies to satisfy requests for intelligence information while ensuring that any release of information is in accordance will all appropriate disclosure policies, procedures, and DIA/COCOM strategic goals. Establishes and participates in agency, interagency, and inter-organizational working groups concerning foreign disclosure issues, processes, and procedures.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION
-As a Foreign Disclosure Officer (FDO) for DIA/COCOM the incumbent works with senior DIA/COCOM staff to assist in the development of policies and procedures regarding the preparation of and clearance for release of intelligence information reports containing requested information. Works in a partnership with many individuals and organizations to satisfy customer needs for technical intelligence information. Shares information and recommends approaches on customer issues and inquiries. Reviews requests, bills, and/or reports and recommends responses to reports back to domestic and/or international requestors in accordance with DIA/COCOM disclosure policies, procedures, and strategic goals.
-Performs duties independently involving the formulation of foreign disclosure policies and procedures, the coordination of complex and multiple staffing actions; coordination with high-level officials at the general / flag officer and executive rank and, personally takes action on or oversees execution of assigned disclosure actions in response to foreign disclosure requests.
-Provides functional advice to the Designated Disclosure Authority (DDA), Director of Intelligence, COCOM Commander and all other appropriate officials and ensures that releases of information are consistent with the National Disclosure Policy (NDP) as well as all DIA/COCOM Directives.
-Participates with the DDA with all oversight requirements; assists in managing a wide range of complex and diverse issues concerning various aspects of information releasability to foreign governments and international organizations. As a staff representative, works with other senior staff at the Joint Staff, DIA, and other national level agencies to resolve pertinent issues and provide functional guidance from a War Fighting COCOM’s perspective in the development of the NDP.
-Provides oversight and participates in preparing reports/responses to Congressional Directed Actions (CDAs) and other formal requests for information. Representative works with various individuals and organizations to satisfy Congressional needs for technical intelligence information. Oversees, prepares and participates in foreign and domestic disclosure training and policy development. Proposes authorization or denial of information to be released in support of existing agreements and disclosure policies. Provides recommendations on DIA/COCOM foreign disclosure policies and procedures. As necessary, plans, coordinates, and oversees disclosure requirements for all theater operations and missions.
-Assists the senior staff member with regard to coordinating manager and staffs requests for Exceptions to National Disclosure Policy (ENDP) to the proper officials. Secures the necessary inputs in support of such requests and coordinates with functionally relevant agencies and activities. Assists in the oversight and preparation of DIA/COCOM-sponsored ENDP packages for further staffing to the NDP Committee for all eight categories of classified military information. Provides functional advice to all appropriate officials regarding CMI ENDP requirements.
-Acts as lead in the oversight of supporting agencies on NDP activities. Assist these agencies in attaining a mastery of NDP to facilitate the timely processing of information requests concerning specialized information, equipment, capabilities, working papers, imagery, and other subjects necessary to maintain Partner Nation integrity and operational capabilities. Assists in development of procedural policies and provides NDP guidance during the activation of a Combined or Joint Task Force during exercises, crisis and war.
-As an Intelligence Officer with regard to foreign disclosure, presents briefings on: 1) DIA/COCOM procedures for disclosure of CMI to foreign governments and international organizations; 2) disclosure authorities, to include, when necessary, the derivation and scope of COCOM authority; 3) DIA, DOD and national governing bodies responsible for establishing and implementing disclosure policy; 4) sanitization procedures to facilitate writing intelligence articles for release; and 5) regional NDP policy and guidance.
-Oversees, analyzes, evaluates, develops, and implements policies, directives, and procedural manuals relative to foreign disclosure. Plans, directs, and coordinates the preparation, implementation, and management of DIA/COCOM foreign disclosure policies and procedures.
-Provides policy and procedural guidance concerning the release of military intelligence to U.S. government components; foreign governments; organizations covered by international exchange agreements; and other organizations and entities.
-Oversees, monitors and maintains awareness of new and/or revised DOD and IC policies concerning foreign disclosure. Oversees and develops an effective implementation strategy to incorporate any new foreign disclosure policies into the DIA/COCOM procedures and operations.
-Serves as a DIA/COCOM representative on working groups with functional or multi-disciplinary emphasis that involve foreign disclosure policy issues. Plans and develops DIA/COCOM internal strategies and participates in meetings to provide advice and assistance to resolve foreign disclosure issues and problems. Manages ad-hoc projects and acts as a liaison with stakeholders in support of foreign disclosure policy and/or project.
Note: If you are not selected for this opportunity, your application may be entered into the Agency’s Talent Pool for a limited period of time at DIA’s discretion. Talent Pool candidates will be considered for current or future positions that are open to external candidates (individuals who are not current DIA civilian employees) and for which the Talent Pool candidate is minimally qualified . Inclusion in the Talent Pool does not guarantee referral or selection for this or any other position at DIA.
May be required to perform duty at other operating locations.
Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) of the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise waived prior to the vacancy announcement’s closing date. For questions, or to receive reasonable accommodations regarding the submission of your application, please contact our customer service representative at 703-907-4800 no later than 3 p.m. Eastern Time of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
Relocation (permanent change of station) costs may not be authorized.
All DIA employees are subject to initial and aperiodic counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests.
Current Federal employees (non-DIA) must also submit a copy of the SF50, notification of personnel action, that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.
Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel is required for this position.
Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) of the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise waived prior to the vacancy announcement’s closing date. For questions, or to receive reasonable accommodations regarding the submission of your application, please contact our customer service representative 202-533-0934 no later than 3 p.m. Eastern Time of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) of the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise waived prior to the vacancy announcement’s closing date.
All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and may be required to serve anywhere in the world.
DIA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, personal favoritism, protected genetic information, or other non-merit factors. DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the servicing Human Resources Specialist/Manager.
All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.
If you are claiming 5-points Veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other documentation that supports your claim. Applicants claiming 10 points veterans’ preference must submit a DD-214 and Standard Form 15, Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as required documentation indicated on the form. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the Agency’s inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.
Employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee's account of choice at his/her designated financial institution.
Positions within this agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren Scholars and fellows. Contact the National Security Education Board for further details on service requirements (HTTP://ww.nsepnet.org)