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    Summary

    This position is located within the office of the NAVSEA Inspector General, Headquarters Naval Sea Systems Command located in the Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C. The selectee for this position serves as the Deputy Assistant Inspector General (AIG) for Contract Fraud Risk and Mitigation (C-FRAM) and function as an advisor to NAVSEAINSGEN on contract fraud detection and deterrence activities. You will lead efforts to develop, direct, and execute a dedicated, independent and comprehensive contract fraud risk and mitigation program through NAVSEA.

    This hiring activity, within Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) Headquarters, has converted to the Acquisition Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) which is an alternate personnel system. This position has a control point; thus, the salary range for this position is capped at GS-15, step 5 which is currently equivalent to $149,337. If your current salary is above this amount, your salary will be matched.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Lead Auditor, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

    ·   Managing program activities for the effective management of Contract Fraud Risk and Mitigation resources;

    ·   Resolving highly complex and controversial audit, internal review, or internal or internal control matters;

    ·   Analyzing high risk areas identified by DoD, SECNAV, OPNAV, and NAVINSGEN, as well as audits, investigations, inspections, and management reviews;

    ·   Developing and implementing related guidance and directives;

    ·   Directing and managing internal audits of NAVSEA activities according to regulation, policy and procedure; and/or

    ·   Providing a full range of technical and administrative guidance to personnel.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    04

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current Permanent Department of Defense in the competitive service, Reinstatement eligible and individuals with the following special appointing authorities; Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), ICTAP Eligible.

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    0511 Auditing

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • You must be a US Citizen.
    • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
    • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
    • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
    • See Other Information section for additional requirements.

    All qualifications and requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

    A SECRET security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.  If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

    The VOW Act requires Federal agencies to treat active duty service members (ADSM) as veterans and preference eligible, IAW 5 USC 2108a, when an ADSM, at the time of application to a Federal job, submits a statement of service stating they are expected to be honorably discharged or released from active duty within 120 days from the date of their application for consideration.

    Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.

    Extensive travel (approx. 30%)and long work hours occasionally includes nights and weekends may be necessary to complete work.

    Physical demands at field activities includes carrying considerable documentation, reports, forms, IT equipment, travel, time, etc.

    Work typically is performed in adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated office. Duty may require onsite assessments in a variety of outdoor settings in industrial environments such as shipyards.

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

    Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a degree in accounting.

    -OR-

    A bachelor's degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included 24 semester hours in accounting. (PLEASE NOTE: the term "accounting" means "Accounting and/or auditing" for this requirement) The 24 semester hours include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.

    -OR-

    A combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. My background also includes one of the following: 1) twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. (This can include up to 6 hours of business law); 2) a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination, or; 3) completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing.

    In addition, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the NH-04 pay band (GS-14 equivalent) the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector managing internal audits, contract reviews, inspections, or investigations on defense contracting processes to identify fraud, waste, abuse, misconduct, or mismanagement of organization resources.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0500/auditing-series-0511/

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

    Education

    For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

     

    Additional information

    This Position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    PCS/RELOCATION AND RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.

    The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

    Federal Annuitant Information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

    ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher.  For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:  http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAP_Statement.pdf

    Current Permanent Department of Defense Civilian Employees

    Reinstatement Eligible

    Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)

    Military Spouse Preference (MSP)

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:

     

    AUDIT ADMINISTRATION

    INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES

    PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

    WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

    ORAL COMMUNICATION

     

     

    If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

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    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ApplicantChecklist_Merit.pdf

     

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

    http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

      - Complete Resume

      - Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire

      - Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

    Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday, December 18, 2017. Applications received after Monday, December 18, 2017 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.

    Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. You'll be directed to the Details page in Application Manager that will display the status of your application, documentation received and processed, and any correspondence related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately.

    ***You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.***

    If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Application_Info_How_to_Apply_via_Fax.pdf

    Note: Faxing an application package (eg. 1203-FX) will not allow you to review and track the status of your application unless you have completed the application process in USAJOBS. This Vacancy ID is 2025213 Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

    **It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **

    Agency contact information

    DON Employment EIC

    Phone

    (800)378-4559

    TDD

    858-577-5723

    Email

    DONEIC@NAVY.MIL

    Address

    42192 NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND
    1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE
    Washington, DC
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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Naval Sea Systems Command, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

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    Next steps

    When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.

    Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

    Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485167800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.