Executive Resources at NGA include members of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (DISES) and Defense Intelligence Senior Level (DISL) employees.
NGA DISES positions are managerial positions, allocated to NGA by the Department of Defense, which are classified above the Band 5/GS-15 level. DISES positions are characterized by emphasis on organization or program management responsibilities. DISES positions are the DOD Intelligence Community equivalent to SES positions.
NGA DISL positions are technical or scientific positions, allocated to NGA by DOD, which are classified above the Band 5/GS-15 levels. DISL positions are characterized by emphasis on functional expertise and have no more than minimal supervisory responsibilities (less than 25 percent). DISL's are recognized leaders and authorities in a specialized field or functional area. DISL positions are the DOD Intelligence Community equivalent to SL positions.
Please Note: Application procedures for NGA Senior Executive positions are different than application procedures for other NGA opportunities, thus apply via the instructions within the individual announcements found below:
NGA Deputy Inspector General / Series IE-0340: The Deputy Inspector General serves as the deputy to the Inspector General and shares full authority and responsibility to carry out NGA OIG mission and functions. The OIG is responsible for conducting audits, inspections, reviews, investigations, and audit liaison with external audit organizations. The DIG directly supports the IG by assisting in the day-to-day operations, oversight, and direction of all OIG activities and the management of OIG personnel. The DIG serves as Head of the Inspector General Career Service. As the head of the IGCS, the DIG manages a staff responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive programs to select, assign, develop and promote NGA’s IG workforce.
Director of Finance / Series IE-0505: The Director of Finance is a principal authority in the areas of financial operations and accounting of NGA fiscal resources. The incumbent is responsible for providing expert advice to the Director, NGA; the Deputy Director; Key Component Directors; the Chief Financial Executive; Comptroller; and other management officials.