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Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Targeter

Washington Metropolitan Area, USA

Job Type

Full Time



About the Role

Serves as a HUMINT Targeting Officer (HTO) in support of activities for the identification, collection and dissemination of foreign intelligence (FI), counterintelligence (CI), and cyber intelligence collected from overt HUMINT sources and by other means. Specific duties and functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Compile targeting information into clear concise packages which are delivered to HUMINT collection activities for action.
• Work directly with HUMINT collection managers and collectors as needed to support ongoing HUMINT activities over the entire life cycle of the activity.
• Conduct liaison with national level intelligence organizations as appropriate to effectively develop, coordinate and deconflict activities


  • Individuals must have a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience supporting HUMINT activities identifying national security information sources in order to develop new lines of effort for Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Counterintelligence (CI), or technical collection for globally postured strategic customers. Must have experience collaborating with collection managers to identify critical information gaps, conduct CI/HUMINT Mission and Target Analysis, and be able to perform OSINT and classified database research to drive lead generation for potential sources that can resolve intelligence needs. Must be able to collaborate effectively with individuals at all levels, and in an environment of fast breaking, dynamic situations. Must have strong communication skills and well-developed time management and multitasking abilities. The candidate must have prior collection support experience applicable to intelligence issues central to the Department’s mission such as advanced science and technology, commercial or military nuclear technology, weapons of mass destruction nonproliferation/counter-proliferation, energy security, and cyber security, or other relevant areas. Candidates must possess knowledge of research methodologies and toolsets, and specific experience with manipulating large datasets using common data analysis and visualization software. Experience with a primary USIC agency, HUMINT support training, and broad range of IC contacts is desired.

  • Education - Position requires individual to have earned a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college preferably in a field related to geopolitical/ national security studies, or other relevant fields. Additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirements. Additionally, the candidate must have formal HUMINT collection support and/or HUMINT targeter training from at least one of the following courses (or another equivalent): Joint CI & HUMINT Staff Officer (J2X) course; Joint CI & HUMINT Management Course (JIMC), Joint CI & HUMINT Analysis and Targeting Course (JCHATC); Operational HUMINT Targeting Course (OHTC); CHOTC, FHTC, or Embassy based targeting officer

November 26, 2023 at 8:17:37 PM

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