NSA Jobs – Polygraph Examiner

Website National Security Agency

Job Description:

Polygraph Examiners are required to successfully complete the National Center for Credibility Assessment Basic Course. Examiners must be able to travel to Columbia, South Carolina for a 14-week period. After completing training, the responsibilities of a Polygraph Examiner include, but are not limited to: – Applying principles and methods of physiological response assessment (e.g., polygraph assessment), including test techniques, scoring methods, and regulations – Applying techniques of interviewing, elicitation, debriefing, and/or interrogation in a systematic manner – Preparing accurate and complete reports that document processes, outcomes, and findings – Creating a product based on analysis of security and/or counterintelligence data Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license with a responsible driving record and operate a motor vehicle on a daily basis.

Job Responsibilities:

NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Security and Counterintelligence is responsible for the protection of NSA/CSS information, people and facilities worldwide. In support of this mission, Polygraph Examiners help ensure that only trustworthy individuals receive access to classified information by using structured polygraph examinations, including interviews and interrogations, to obtain information in making adjudicative decisions.

Qualification & Experience:

Salary Range: $72,750 – $113,362 (Full Performance) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates’ education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master’s degree plus 1 year of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree and no experience. Degree in Criminology, Behavioral Science, Law Enforcement, Psychology, or Political Science is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable. Relevant experience must be in security, law enforcement, behavioral science, counterintelligence investigations, polygraph, or a related field. Certification as a special agent or equivalent investigative certification (CIA investigator and/or OPM investigator) is preferred. Continued assignment to the Polygraph Examiner work role is contingent upon completion of the National Center for Credibility Assessment’s Psychophysiological Detection of Deception (PDD) program as well as any associated requirements (including continuing education needed to maintain certification).

Job Details:

Company: National Security Agency (NSA)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Baltimore, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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