Saturday , February 24 2024

Jobs at the CIA – Directorate of Operations Language Officer

Website Central Intelligence Agency

Job Description:

As a Directorate of Operations Language Officer for the CIA, you will perform a critical and dynamic function within the Directorate of Operations by using your advanced foreign language skills combined with cultural experience and expertise to produce high-quality, accurate, and timely translations, interpretations, and other language-related support to Directorate of Operations clandestine operations.

Job Responsibilities:

Language Officers are key to the success of many foreign intelligence, counterintelligence, cyber, and covert action operations and have native or near-native level fluency in one or more of the following languages:

Arabic.
Chinese Mandarin.
Dari/Pashto.
Korean.
Persian/Farsi.
Russian.
Japanese.
Vietnamese.
Language Officers generally are assigned to the Washington, DC area, but have opportunities for overseas travel. Opportunities to serve multi-year postings overseas are very limited and these positions are highly competitive.

You will receive specialized training to acquire an understanding of clandestine operations tradecraft and to maintain and/or advance your foreign language skills. Classroom training, practical exercises, and on-the-job experience is all part of the training process.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree, or experience in one or more of these fields:
    • Aerospace engineering.
    • Bioengineering/biomedical engineering.
    • Biological sciences.
    • Biotechnology and microbiology.
    • Chemical engineering.
    • Chemistry.
    • Computer engineering.
    • Computer science.
    • Electrical engineering.
    • Mathematics.
    • Mechanical engineering.
    • Nuclear engineering.
    • Physical sciences.
    • Physics.
    • Remote sensing/GIS.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Job Details:

Company: Central Intelligence Agency

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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