Department of Defense - Washington, DC

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As a member of the United States Intelligence Community, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is a Department of Defense combat support agency. With over 12,000 military and civilian employees worldwide, DIA is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence. We provide military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community in support of U.S. military planning and operations and weapon systems acquisition. We invite you to learn how you can become a valued member of the DIA team.

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This Public Vacancy Announcement is for external applicants (non DIA civilian employees) to apply for positions advertised during the George Mason University Career Fair on 20 February 2013. This announcement will be used to fill positions located in the National Capital Region.


Responsible for coordinating, implementing, and advising senior leadership and management officials on event, information, and special service functions. Participates in the facilitation of the planning, coordination, execution, and synchronization of event, visit, and program services. Provides advice and recommendations to senior leadership and management officials relative to policy, initiatives, and operational planning matters/issues. The work requires knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methods of a professional or administrative occupation.

Participates in planning, organizing, and implementing all stages of multi-task projects that span various events, visits, and special programs.

Participates in the facilitation of planning and scheduling components while collaborating with production planners and POCs across the Agency, ensuring that customer requirements for publishing, graphics, web, video, multimedia support are met. Participates in meetings and leads working teams for special projects/events to ensure that customer requirements and deadlines are met.

Monitors and evaluates all stages of multi-task visual information project support, culminating in cohesive and timely support for command-level events/projects, such as change-of-command ceremonies, VIP retirement ceremonies, VIP visits, special emphasis programs, and marketing initiatives.

Implements outreach and marketing strategies to promote special service capabilities. Assists in developing and presenting Agency-wide reports, initiatives, briefings and marketing materials.

Collaborates with other event planners and programmers within DoD, IC, industry, and on behalf of senior leadership. Represents the Agency's position on resource and program requirements.

Advises customers on the most efficient and cost effective methods. Assists in developing, defining, and executing strategies for satisfying current and future requirements. Maintains cognizance of all customer trends and developments pertaining to VIP events, visits, and special programs across the IC.

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.

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: //

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.


1. Communicates routine or basic information in a clear, accurate manner in an individual or group setting
2. Interacts effectively with customers to understand needs and address questions and concerns
3. Establishes effective working relationships to successfully complete work

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: You will prepare and submit your application using our on-line application at Only applications received through that web-site will be considered.

BENEFITS: Please visit our web site, Under the "Employment" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.


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