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    This announcement provides the opportunity for a reassignment/promotion to the position of Audit Manager position in the OA Network Processing directorate located in Warrendale, Pennsylvania.

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    The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.

    This position is being advertised at the Manager Band level, equivalent to a GS-14. The salary range for this position is $116,985.00 - $150,286.00 which includes locality pay.

    Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

    The candidate will provide a full range of supervision to staff and manage other related projects as assigned. The candidate will be highly motivated and demonstrate experience in planning, conducting, and executing complex tasks and assignments. Duties include, but are not limited, to:

    • Manages auditors responsible for performing Network Operations performance audits, evaluations, assessments, and/or reviews
    • Coaches, mentors, and develops staff. Accomplishes results by communicating job expectations; monitoring and appraising job results; addressing performance issues; and providing actionable feedback and career development opportunities
    • Provides oversight and coordination of contractors to accomplish Office of Audit mission and objectives while adhering to established regulations, guidance and policy, and meeting acceptable standards for timeliness, accuracy, quality, and completeness
    • Establishes and maintains productive working relationships and consistent professional communications with Postal Service management and staff
    • Schedules projects and staff assignments and manages budget so as to comply with the organization's needs. Reviews and approves the objective, scope, and methodology of each project
    • Manages audit projects to ensure that professional standards are maintained in the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases and in the accumulation of evidentiary data that is technically sound and meet OIG and professional standards
    • Provides technical expertise, support, and guidance to auditors on administrative activities
    • Prepares various reports, correspondence, and briefings
    • Presents oral briefings to management
    • Manage auditors responsible for accumulating data, maintaining records, and preparing periodic reports to Congress and senior management on audit activities

    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

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Moderate Background investigation.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government-issued credit card
    • May be required to successfully complete a 12-month probationary period


    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; or at least 4 years of government auditing experience.
    • Experience in leading complex, multi-location (organization-wide) audits, evaluations, assessments, and/or reviews.
    • Experience managing a team of professional employees including monitoring and addressing performance issues, and providing actionable feedback.
    • Experience leading complex, performance audits of Postal network processing operations.
    • Experience extracting and analyzing data metrics from a multitude of Postal Service systems and OIG dashboards.
    • Experience in effectively scheduling and staffing projects and managing travel and training budgets

    You must have the experience, knowledge and skills as listed in EACH of the evaluation factors. Failure to demonstrate that you meet all of the evaluation factor requirements as listed below will result in a score of zero (0); an ineligible status, and you will not be referred for further consideration. Include your major accomplishments relevant to the position requirements in your resume.
    • Knowledge of auditing theory, concepts, and standards and knowledge of advanced audit techniques for designing, planning, directing, and executing GAGAS audits, evaluations, assessments, and/or reviews.
    • Ability to apply effective project management skills and to provide the full range of technical and administrative supervision to professional audit staff
    • Ability to maintain effective liaison relationships with auditees, audit organizations, and other interested parties on significant audit matters and to resolve issues or problems
    • Ability to develop and review written audit reports and correspondence that are clear, concise, and convincing.
    • Ability to effectively communicate and present project results to senior officials.
    • Ability to effectively research innovative approaches and solutions to address complex problems.


    Education must be accredited by an institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation here: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred. Special Instructions for Candidates with Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in U.S. education programs. You must submit all necessary documents to a private U.S. credential evaluation service to interpret equivalency of your education against courses given in U.S. accredited colleges and universities. For further information visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    Additional information

    Please contact an internal Human Resources Representative if you have any questions about your USPS OIG Employee Benefits.

    This agency provides Reasonable Accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please send an email to jobs@uspsoig.gov. The decision on granting an accommodation request will be made on a case by case basis.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Candidates resumes will be evaluated by a panel of subject matter experts on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.

    To be considered for the position, you must meet all qualifications, including meeting or exceeding the cut score on the required assessments and interview. You will no longer be considered for this position if you: receive a zero (0) rating on any evaluation factor; fail to attach all required documentation; if your application materials indicate that you are not minimally-qualified for this position; or if you fail to qualify on the interview.

    If eligible, applicants to this announcement may be referred to other locations or positions in other directorates in the OIG.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance


    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process


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    Required Documents

    You must submit all required documents by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date of this announcement, Vacancy Announcement 10964732, by closing date 11/22/2020.

    1. RESUME. When completing your online application or uploading your resume, you must categorize it as a Resume.

    2. COMPLETE OCCUPATIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE. Click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to complete the Occupational Questionnaire. (Required: You must click on "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the Questionnaire to complete this process)

    3. UPLOAD SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS which may include:

    • Certificates or Licenses, if applicable. Upload and save as "Other" document.

    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 complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date,11/22/2020, to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents.
    • You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account. You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application.
    • You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement.
    • To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application.
    • Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • You are strongly urged to read and print the entire vacancy announcement.

    Agency contact information

    Vacancy Inquiries


    OA Network Processing
    1735 N. Lynn Street
    Arlington, VA 22209
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    Next steps

    Once the Occupational Questionnaire has been received you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail that your submission was successful. After a review of your application package has been completed, you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the Selecting Official.

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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 to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • 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.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584515800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.