- Time Management
- Project Management
- Microsoft Powerpoint
- Certified Internal Auditor
As a Human Resources (HR) Officer with the CIA, you will provide substantive advice across a full range of HR functional areas to include workforce planning, talent acquisition, staffing and selection, employee development, compensation, benefits, policy, performance management, rewards and recognition, and retention. You will partner with senior managers to develop, implement, and influence HR policies, plans and strategies that align with CIA and Intelligence Community talent initiatives. Human Resources professionals are trusted, strategic partners and are a vital part of the CIA.
The majority of your career will be based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with the first 4-6 years focused on providing you with basic Agency and government-unique knowledge, skills and abilities in order to perform in a range of positions. Some examples of entry-level offices that you may serve in are: Mission Centers, HR Transformation, Directorate HR offices, etc. You will have the opportunity to compete for global positions after successfully completing the HR Onboarding Program.
The CIA is committed to you and your development, and provides a variety of progressively more responsible career paths and training opportunities, enabling you to achieve your career goals while supporting mission needs.
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:Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields:
Human Resources or Human Capital Management
Business Administration or Business Management
GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
Experience building interpersonal relationships
Effective verbal and written communication
Experience in problem solving, prioritization, time management, workflow management
Experience in working with limited guidance and close interaction with colleagues
Experience using information technology tools, e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Knowledge of basic project management
Ability to evaluate and apply HR business rules to ensure data integrity and accuracy
Ability to evaluate and recommend appropriate HR interventions
Ability to learn HR Information Systems and other related HR databases or software
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.