Department of Defense
Defense Intelligence Agency
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1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DC 1 vacancy
We are committed to:
- Teamwork: Partnering at all levels and across organizational
- Integrity: Adherence to the highest legal and ethical principles
- Excellence: Unrivaled defense intelligence expertise.
- Service: Putting the welfare of the Nation and commitment to our
Learn more about this agency
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.
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- Clinical Psychologists
- Psychologists, Clinical
- \- U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation
1. Coordinates adjustments to schedules, tasks, and priorities when
2. With guidance, seeks opportunities to collaborate or help solve a
problem outside of his/her immediate team.
3. Designs solutions that address the complex, sensitive, and
multi-faceted issues, thereby maximizing organizational impact.
4. Proposes program, process, and policy changes required to enhance
organizational efficiency and eliminate barriers to organizational
5. Applies decision making techniques in complex situations to
include anticipating and recognizing best practices and choosing
options to maximize benefits to the office, directorate, or
HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS
1. Applicant must possess the following degree(s): Doctor of
Philosophy in Psychology, General, Doctor of Psychology in
2. Prior experience in government or IC
Ph.D. in Psychology or Psy.D. from an APA-Accredited program.
Completion of APA or APPIC approved pre-doctoral internship is
A PhD degree satisfies the education and experience required to
quality at the GG-11 level. To qualify at a higher grade,
specialized experience which is in or directly-related to the line
of work of the position and which has equipped the individual with
the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully
perform the duties of the position is required.
LICENSE and CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
DIA psychologists, except those applying for or designated as
supervisory/non-supervisory research psychologists, must possess and
maintain active state licensure as a clinical psychologist and must
be, and remain in, good standing.
Individuals applying for a psychologist position that requires state
licensure must provide a list of the states where they are licensed
as a clinical psychologist, copies of all current licenses, and
license numbers & license expiration dates if this information is
not identified on the license.
LICENSE and CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
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
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
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
Background checks and security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information
Drug test required
- Required Documents
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.
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. Learn more about federal
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
Review our 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
- How to Apply
Unless specified within the vacancy announcement, you must complete
and submit your job application electronically, using DIA's online
- Go to: http://www.dia.mil.
- Click the link to "Search and Apply for Jobs" or click the link
- Your first visit? Click "New User" to setup your account.
- Click "Search" to view Vacancy Announcements for opportunities
- Save as a Favorite or select the Job Opening to Apply.
- At the top of the "Job Search" page, click "My Favorite Jobs" to
clicking the "Apply" at the bottom of the announcement.
- While working on the application, "Save" frequently. When you
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
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