WOMOS 351Y Area Intelligence Technician
Collects intelligence information on a specific geographic area through the use of human resources; works with a minimum of supervision; uses extremely demanding operational security procedures in a foreign environment; knows culture, customs, history, politics, geography, economics, and social structure of geographic area(s); knows procedures for preparing and forwarding reports; conducts interviews, interrogations, briefings, and debriefings; prepares informational and operational reports; analyzes and interprets information for intelligence implications; reads maps and prepares map overlays; supervises area intelligence units and teams. NOTE: Many of the required duties for this MOS involve highly classified materials, equipment, techniques and activities; therefore, not all the competencies and knowledge associated with the MOS were evaluated.
The following civilian credentials are related to WOMOS 351Y. These credentials may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these credentials, click on the credential title below.
|Credential||Agency||Related As||GI Bill®||Accreditation|
|Certified Records Manager (CRM) Is In Demand||Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM)||other|
|Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Is Not In Demand||ASIS International||other||GI Bill||ANSI|
|Certified Legal Investigator (CLI) Is Not In Demand||National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI)||some|
|Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) Is Not In Demand||ASIS International||some||GI Bill||ANSI|
|Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI) Is Not In Demand||International Association of Interviewers (IAI)||some|
|Criminal Intelligence Certified Analyst (CICA) Is Not In Demand||International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts||some|
|Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) Is Not In Demand||Informs||other||GI Bill||ANSI|
|Certified Collection Management Professional - Fundamental (CCMP-F) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||some||NCCA|
|Certified Defense All-Source Analysis - Level 1 (CDASA-1) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||some||NCCA|
|Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||some|
|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|
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A wide range of civilian job opportunities is available within the private and public sectors that align with WOMOS 351Y Area Intelligence Technician military training and experience. More information about these opportunities and other considerations concerning occupations related to WOMOS 351Y 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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There is a wide range of job opportunities available within the U.S. Intelligence Community for information technologists, scientists, engineers, and crypto-, signals and imagery analysts. Individuals leaving the military with training and experience in the intelligence area will find positions that closely align with their military training and experience.
Agencies in the U.S. Intelligence Community include:
- Defense Intelligence Agency
- National Security Agency
- National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
- Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research
- Central Intelligence Agency
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Department of Homeland Security
In addition, there are other intelligence components within the U.S. Intelligence Community associated with the Departments of Energy and Treasury as well as all branches of the military services. Due to the nature of these positions, U.S. citizenship and background checks are required. Other prerequisites may include age, medical or psychological examinations, and drug testing.