Public Affairs Office
Release Date: Feb. 17, 2009 Contacts: Julia Collins, 314-676-9082, Julia.A.Collins@nga.mil
Release Number: 09-01 James Mohan, 314-676-0212, James.G.Mohan@nga.mil
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency announces hiring event;
Targeted positions in St. Louis and Washington
ST. LOUIS — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has announced a national recruiting effort
for entry-level positions at the agency's campuses in both St. Louis, Mo., and Bethesda, Md. Local efforts include
opportunities for federal police officers, geospatial analysts and staff officers.
Applicants may apply online at www.nga.mil, “NGA Jobs,” through Feb. 27. (Select “Hiring Event” within
“Current Openings” for eligible positions.) Applicants must be able to acquire a security clearance and be U.S.
citizens to apply. In addition, most positions require a bachelor’s degree or higher in a wide variety of specialties.
Selected applicants will be contacted for follow-up interviews to be held in April. Once employed, applicants will
be eligible for the full range of federal benefits.
NGA draws from a wide range of disciplines, from the arts to the sciences and offers multi-week analyst training
for qualified persons with the interest, drive and ability to succeed. Positions at NGA support humanitarian efforts
and national security and contribute to the ongoing war on terrorism, both home and abroad.
NGA is a Department of Defense combat support agency and a member of the National Intelligence Community.
The Agency’s mission is to provide timely, relevant and accurate geospatial intelligence in support of our national
security. The term “geospatial intelligence” means the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial
information to describe, assess and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on
the Earth. Geospatial intelligence consists of imagery, imagery intelligence and geospatial (e.g., mapping,
charting and geodesy) information.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., NGA has major facilities in the Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and St.
Louis, Mo, areas with NGA support teams worldwide.