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    Summary: This position is located in the Alexandria, VA Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Evaluations Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Division and reports to the Director of Evaluations OCO.

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      • Serve as a program analysts providing oversight across the full spectrum of programs, policies, procedures and functions of Contingency Operations related to the OIG's execution of the Lead Inspector General mission.
      • Serves as a technical advisor and specialist in all matters related Department of Defense programs and operations to include: defense intelligence, counterintelligence enterprises, security enterprise and special access programs. Plans comprehensive quantitative or qualitative projects concerning Lead Inspector General mission overseas contingency operation.
      • Develps and applies advanced analytical techniques and evaluative methodology in planning and executing project phases. Participates, as appropriate, in inter-agency projects of overarching issues influencing DoD Component and the Intelligence Community supporting overseas contingency operations.
      • Participates in projects that originate from the Defense Hotline, Congressional, and management requests, and other special projects as assigned. May conduct projects in conjunction with other Military Department, Defense Agency, or other Government Agency oversight organizations.
      • Ensure the projects are conducted in a manner that satisfies evaluation objectives. Ensure that working papers provide a supportable basis for reporting and that subordinate personnel are informed of procedures for safeguarding classified and contractor sensitive, or other sensitive government information, and that controls are in place to protect such material.
      • Prepares draft and final reports for project and summary or trend reports within assigned functional areas. The reports require analysis of complex programs, processes and comprehensive knowledge of applicable DoD policies and operations. The project reports must articulate the complex nature of programs and processes and the findings and recommendations to non-subject matter experts, but informed readers.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    Conditions Of Employment

    U.S. Citizenship

    This position is being filled using 5 U.S. Code subsection 3161 authority. This excepted service position is temporary and available for 24-months. This temporary position may be terminated early or extended beyond the 24-month period based upon incumbent performance and the needs of the OIG.

    Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

    Position has been designated as Top Secret/Critical Sensitive Information. The incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security

    The incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug
    testing for the duration of service with Department of Defense (DoD) OIG. Organizational entities with the DoD are not required to
    conduct drug testing for DoD civilian employees moving by transfer or reassignment from one DoD Testing Designated Position
    (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service within the DoD, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining

    Relocation allowances will not be authorized.


      • For the GS-13 level: You must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 level in the federal service or an equivalent level. Specialized experience is defined as having responsibility for a significant function within an intelligence enterprise, special access programs, or related security operation; and conducting evaluations to make recommendations for improvement of an intelligence enterprise, special access program, or related security operation.
      • Salary Range: $96,970 - 126,062
      • For the GS-14 level: You must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-13 level in the federal service or an equivalent level. Specialized experience is defined as planning and conducting complex evaluations and applying innovative approaches, advanced techniques, and experience to a variety of complex technical and systematic problems related to the Department of Defense (DoD)-wide intelligence enterprise, special access programs, or related security programs; and analyzing efficiency and effectiveness of current or projected programs.
      • Salary Range: $114,590 - 148,967.
      • Experience in performing research to develop substantive fact sheets for inclusion in long-range and annual component planning.
      • Experience in performing research to develop substantive fact sheets for inclusion in long-range and annual component planning. Ensure that the most relevant and impactful projects are prioritized for the DIG and IG.
      • Ensure that project execution considers all aspects of the program or issue under review, including the legal basis, administrative procedures, OSD and Service policies, management guidance and control, and organization and operation effectiveness.
      • Experience in project planning accomplishments with objectives, including procedures, site itineraries, travel, budgets and other instructions and guidance for each project.


    No education requirement for this position.

    Additional information

    Working for OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health
    benefits and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Candidates will be further evaluated on the level and quality of their experience and possession of the following relevant competencies in order to determine the level of your qualifications. These competencies include:

      • Ability to evaluate in a dynamic and changing environment to provide oversight of intelligence programs.
      • Skill in internal and external representation and collaboration in developing and managing evaluations of intelligence programs and operations.
      • Knowledge of quality standards for inspections, evaluations, and investigations.
      • Ability to work on teams performing valuations/inspections/investigations of programs.
      • Skill in written and oral communication and in managing the production of deliverables to both DoD stakeholders and Congress.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Drug test required


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    Required Documents


    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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    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.


    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 apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See Required Documents section of this
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    2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.

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    Agency contact information

    Janice Fisher


    4800 Mark Center Drive
    Alexandria, VA 22350
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    Next steps

    You will receive emails at various points in the evaluation process to notify you of:

    1) receipt of your application;

    2) after further evaluation, whether or not you are referred to the selecting manager for consideration and possible interview; and

    3) the final disposition of your application when recruitment is complete.

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