Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Government Accountability Office
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This vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens, including status applicants (current and former federal government employees who meet certain conditions). Click the following link for more information about status applicants: http://www.opm.gov/employ/students/fedhire.asp#meaning Applicants for GAO-13-TEAMS-0347-01 must reapply to increase essay lenghts.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) supports the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities to legislate, appropriate, and oversee the Federal government for the benefit of the American people. The GAO, commonly referred to as the investigative arm of Congress, or the congressional watchdog, is independent and nonpartisan. The GAO assists Congress in making informed decisions by providing information on policy and program issues, as well as, by providing recommendations to make government more effective and responsive.
GAO's work is designed to address four common goals:
- to help the Congress address current and emerging challenges to the well-being and financial security of the American people;
- to help the Congress address current challenges to the well-being and financial security of the American people;
- to help the Congress to respond to changing security threats and the challenges of global interdependence;
- to help transform the Federal government to address national challenges; and
- to maximize the value of GAO by enabling quality, timely service to Congress and by being a leading practices Federal agency.
The GAO conducts its work through several Mission Teams. Entry-Level Analysts hired under this announcement may work for three or more of the following GAO Mission Teams during their first two years while completing their Professional Development Program (PDP) rotation. Duty locations are listed after the Team.
Acquisition and Sourcing Management (ASM) - DC, DENVER, HUNTSVILLE, DAYTON, BOSTON
Defense Capabilities and Management (DCM) - DC, ATLANTA, DALLAS, LOS ANGELES, NORFOLK, SEATTLE
Education, Workforce, and Income Security (EWIS) - DC, BOSTON, CHICAGO, SAN FRANCISCO, SEATTLE
Forensic Audits and Investigative Service (FAIS) - DC, DALLAS
Financial Markets and Community Investment (FMCI) - DC, ATLANTA, BOSTON, CHICAGO, SAN FRANCISCO
Homeland Security and Justice (HSJ) - DC, ATLANTA, DALLAS, LOS ANGELES, SEATTLE
International Affairs and Trade (IAT) - DC, LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO
Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) - DC, ATLANTA, BOSTON, DALLAS, SAN FRANCISCO, SEATTLE
Physical Infrastructure (PI) - DC, CHICAGO, DALLAS, LOS ANGELES, SEATTLE, DENVER
Strategic Issues (SI) - DC, ATLANTA, BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO
In your first two years with GAO, your PDP experience includes a combination of on-the-job and classroom training, regular feedback and coaching, and exposure to different projects, issues, and management styles. Project assignments are based on a combination of GAO's needs and your background and interests. The PDP will place you in various project assignments after discussions with you have had a range of developmental opportunities during your first two years.
For more information about the Professional Development Program,
please visit http://www.gao.gov/careers/pdp.html
- You must be a U.S. Citizenship to apply for this position
- A 2 year probationary period will be required.
- You will have to complete a financial disclosure statement.
- You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
- Your complete application must be received by closing date of announcement.
- All supporting documentations must also be received by closing date.