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Published:May 13th, 2007 06:44 EST
Keep Mom Safe, The CIA Needs You

Keep Mom Safe, The CIA Needs You

By SOP newswire

Paramilitary Operations Officer -- Specialized Skills Officer

The Clandestine Service is looking for U.S. citizen candidates to fill Paramilitary Operations Officer and Specialized Skills Officer positions. Paramilitary Operations Officers and Specialized Skills Officers serve both at our Headquarters in Washington DC and overseas. Qualified candidates can expect to focus on intelligence operations and activities for U.S. policymakers in hazardous and austere overseas environments. A number of qualified Paramilitary Operations Officer candidates are trained in the Clandestine Service Trainee (CST) Program. Specialized Skills Officers support a wide variety of activities.

Minimum requirements for Paramilitary Operations Officers include a bachelor`s degree and military special operations or combat arms experience (ground, air, or maritime). Previous foreign travel, combat service, and foreign language proficiency is highly valued. For Specialized Skills Officers, minimum requirements also include a bachelor`s degree. A background in aviation, maritime experience, military psychological operations, information operations, communications, business, and counterintelligence are preferred. The 35-year maximum age requirement could be waived on a case-by-case basis.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.