MOS 35Z Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant/SIGINT Chief
The Signals Intelligence Senior Sergeant and Signals Intelligence Chief serve as the principal enlisted assistant to commanders and heads of staff elements, and as staff NCO for major commands, fixed and tactical units engaged in signals intelligence/electronic warfare (SIGINT/EW) operations and combat development, or training. Supervises SIGINT/EW activities and provides technical, operational, and administrative guidance and direction to enlisted Soldiers at all echelons. Reviews evaluates, prepares and executes SIGINT/EW deployment, employment, and redeployment plans and orders. Interpret intelligence requirements for translation into SIGINT/EW tasking. Reviews SIGINT/EW doctrinal publications and prepares recommended changes. Compares modification Tables of Organization and Equipment (MTOE) and Tables of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) authorization documents with SIGINT/EW missions and functions and recommends revisions.
The following civilian credentials are related to MOS 35Z. These credentials may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these credentials, click on the credential title below.
For supervisory and managerial credentials, please refer to the Manager (All enlisted E-5 and above) page.
|Credential||Agency||Related As||Skill Level||GI Bill®||Accreditation|
|Certified Safety Manager (WSO-CSM) Is Not In Demand||World Safety Organization (WSO)||other|
|CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) Is Not In Demand||Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)||some||GI Bill|
|Certified Association Executive (CAE) Is Not In Demand||American Society of Association Executives||some||NCCA|
|Certified Risk Manager (CRM) Is Not In Demand||National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research||other|
|Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Is In Demand||Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||other||GI Bill||NCCA|
|Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Is Not In Demand||Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||other||GI Bill||NCCA|
|Certified Collection Systems Manager Is Not In Demand||Solid Waste Association of North America||other|
|Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) Is In Demand||Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||other||GI Bill||NCCA|
|Professional in Human Resources - California (PHRca) Is Not In Demand||Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||other||GI Bill||NCCA|
|Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) Is Not In Demand||Informs||some||GI Bill||ANSI|
|Senior Professional in Human Resources - International (SPHRi) Is In Demand||Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||other||GI Bill||NCCA|
|Professional in Human Resources - International (PHRi) Is In Demand||Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||other||GI Bill||NCCA|
|Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Is Not In Demand||Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||other||GI Bill||NCCA|
|Certified Collection Management Professional - Fundamental (CCMP-F) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||most||IIISkill Level III:||NCCA|
|Certified Defense All-Source Analysis - Level 1 (CDASA-1) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||most||VISkill Level VI:||NCCA|
|Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||most||IIISkill Level III:|
|Associate Certified Analytics Professional (aCAP) Is Not In Demand||Informs||some|
|Intelligence Fundamentals Professional Certification (IFPC) Is Not In Demand||Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I))||some|
|GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence (GCTI) Is Not In Demand||Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)||other|
Some states have specific licensing requirements for the following related civilian occupations. These state licenses may require additional education, training or experience. Click on the occupation below to get more information on state requirements from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Related Civilian Occupations
The following civilian managerial occupations are similar to the duties performed by MOS 35Z-Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant/SIGINT Chief. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the civilian occupation below. For more information regarding civilian jobs in your technical area of expertise, please refer to your original MOS. To search for related civilian job opportunities, go to the Veteran’s Employment Center.
|Civilian Job||Duties Matched||Bright Outlook||Registered Apprenticeship||Local Salary Info|
|Computer Operators||some||find local salary|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||some||find local salary|
|Emergency Management Directors||some||find local salary|
|First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||some||find local salary|
|General and Operations Managers||most||find local salary|
|Intelligence Analysts||most||find local salary|
|Management Analysts||some||find local salary|
|Operations Research Analysts||some||find local salary|
|Police Detectives||some||find local salary|
|Private Detectives and Investigators||some||find local salary|
|Radio Operators||some||find local salary|
|Technical Writers||some||find local salary|
|Training and Development Specialists||some||find local salary|
Related Federal Occupations
The following federal occupations are similar to MOS 35Z-Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant/SIGINT Chief. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the federal occupation below.
Other Career Considerations
A wide range of civilian job opportunities is available within the private and public sectors that align with MOS 35Z Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant/SIGINT Chief military training and experience. More information about these opportunities and other considerations concerning occupations related to MOS 35Z can be found below.
0080: Professional Security Specialist
Overview: This series includes positions that cover primary duties responsible for analytical, planning, advisory, operational, or evaluative work. The principal purpose is for the development and implementation of policies, procedures, standards, training, and methods for identifying and protecting information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, espionage, sabotage, or loss.
Duties at CBP: This position serves as a program manager or Security Program Officer with responsibility for performing assignments necessary to support the agency's efforts to safeguard its personnel, property, equipment, classified information, and all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) assets. Typical work assignments may include:
- Representing CBP or DHS on security issues as a member of the departmental, agency, and inter-agency or inter-organizational workgroups as emerging issues mandate; and providing expert advice and assistance to senior management officials on security matters related to personnel, property, information, and CBP and/or DHS assets;
- Evaluating the sensitivity determination for each position; and reviewing, evaluating, and adjudicating reports of investigation, personnel files, and other records to determine whether to grant, deny, revoke, suspend, or restrict security clearances, consistent with national security and/or suitability issues;
- Assisting in coordinating the review and inspection of DHS facilities regarding clearance and access control; interacting with other agencies on a myriad of security issues; conducting, controlling, coordinating, monitoring, and reviewing security procedures and operations within the agency, the Department of Homeland Security, other federal agencies, international organizations, and state and local governments upon request; and evaluating existing security practices and making recommendations to correct any identified deficiencies;
- Identifying security matters covering areas such as the level and kind of security work to be performed; developing access control policies and procedures; resolving clearance and access security issues, and conducting inspections and assessments and offering corrective measures for deficiencies;
- Serving as an agency representative to the Operations Security program and coordinating Operational Security (OPSEC) programs within the agency to ensure that all employees are familiar with issues relating to the OPSEC program; preparing clearance and access survey directives and reports; assisting in reviewing sensitive clearance and access activities; and advising appropriate officials concerning the agency's maintenance of standards regarding its clearance and access OPSEC policies and recommending appropriate policy changes;
- Carrying out Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) policy established by the Director, Central Intelligence, relating to personnel and physical security within the agency; evaluating and adjudicating employee background investigations; advising supervisors of the procedures for adverse security determinations and employee rights; developing guidelines and procedures for special access approval; and interacting with other agencies in order to coordinate the review and inspection of facilities where SCI materials are discussed, stored, reviewed, and processed.
1802: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Technician
Overview: This job series covers positions responsible for technical and clerical duties requiring the application of specialized knowledge of procedures, techniques, regulations, and office automation systems. The work serves to ensure adherence to provisions of CBP laws and regulations and requires extensive but less than a full specialist or officer training and capability.
Duties at CBP: Work within this job series requires a CBP Technician who will become professional performing technical duties requiring the application of specialized knowledge of procedures, techniques, regulations, and information. Typical work assignments include:
- Preparing complex broker/import cases for decision by a specialist, and reviewing declarations and cargo manifests for completeness and compliance with applicable regulations;
- Examining cargo and merchandise; applying appropriate tariff number, valve, and rate of duty and tax to merchandise; comparing passenger baggage to declarations;
- Coordinating and processing of data (permits, entries, declarations) into various automated systems;
- Assisting and providing support to CBP Officers and Agricultural Specialists on inspections, intelligence, analysis and examination of passengers, baggage and conveyances and cargo;
- Operating scanning equipment to review contents of packages; screening incoming parcels for completeness of declarations, admissibility, entry status, and contraband.
1889: Import Specialist
Overview: This job series covers positions that apply compliance and import knowledge to offer advice and guidance on classification, marking, origin, admissibility, and applicability of trade agreements and all other import related commercial operations activities.
Duties at CBP: Work within this job series requires an Import Specialist to perform a variety of duties that involve furnishing authoritative information and advice to field-based Import Specialists, so as to ensure the uniformity and accuracy of their decisions. Typical work assignments may include:
- Preparing advanced binding tariff classification rulings to importers and other interested persons and referring tariff related information to enhance the effectiveness of national cargo and entry summary selectivity;
- Preparing reports for the Assistant Chief Counsel (United States Court of International Trade) on court cases, protests for further review and re-appraisement cases recommending the government's position utilizing data and opinions developed in the office;
- Conducting national commodity seminars, webinars, port visits, and mini-seminars to promote accuracy and uniformity of CBP decisions nationwide; and
- Promoting Informed Compliance activities by conducting public outreach presentations and preparing Informed Compliance Publications on trade-related issues.
Locations: Various; Washington, DC
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