DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
NGA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, gender, sex (including pregnancy and transgender), religion, national origin, age, disability and/or genetics.
NGA is committed to employing a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive workplace by providing equal opportunities for all of its employees and applicants for employment. NGA recognizes that diversity and inclusion is vital to accomplish its mission and to posture the agency to meet potential challenges in the future.
There is no higher priority than ensuring an inclusive environment and a connected NGA team; diversity is everybody's responsibility at NGA.
NGA understands the significance of offering its cadre educational experiences that embrace and support valued differences through trainings such as Cultural Competencies and Micro-Triggers, Embracing Generational Differences, and Unconscious Bias to name a few.
Special emphasis Program (SEP) Councils
The SEP Councils encourage the enhancement of employment and advancement opportunities for women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Additionally, SEP Councils review current policies, procedures, and practices that might present barriers to the recruitment, advancement or retention of NGA employees. Currently, NGA boasts nine (9) SEP Councils:
Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Program
NGA provides means for qualified applicants or employees with a disability to enjoy benefits and privileges equal to those enjoyed by employees without disabilities through its RA Program.
Examples of a reasonable accommodation include, but not limited to:
NGA's WWP provides wounded, sick, ill and injured active-duty service members with meaningful work experiences intended to assist with their recuperation and transition into the workforce through NGA-wide internship opportunities. Warriors are uniquely suited for working at NGA because our agency benefits from the operational and military perspective they bring to the job as they continue to serve our country.
The PWD program was established with the intent to recruit qualified individuals with disabilities, while assisting various Career Services in filling mission critical vacancies. Through PWD, individuals are able to support NGA's mission of delivering world-class geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT, providing a decisive advantage to policymakers, warfighters, intelligence professionals and first responders.