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Job Title:Supervisory Management Analyst

Department:General Services Administration

Agency:Office of Inspector General

Job Announcement Number:JA-2013-09-08 DE

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$114,468.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, January 23, 2013 to Wednesday, February 06, 2013




Full-time - Permanent




1 vacancy - San Francisco, CA, USView Map


All United States citizens.


Begin a challenging career with the Office of Audits and be a vital part of the auditing community. We offer a rewarding opportunity to contribute to a noble mission that prevents/detects the fraud, waste, and abuse of GSA programs. We are interested in an individual who is committed to superior service and who can help us continue to meet these high standards. We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified supervisory auditor to be a proactive member of our management team.

The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to help the GSA effectively carry out its responsibilities and to protect the public interest by bringing about positive change in the performance, accountability, and integrity of GSA programs and operations. The OIG is recognized as a world class organization serving the public interest by protecting and improving the operations of GSA. The OIG plays a vital role in supporting GSA's continuing evolution as a leader in formulating Government wide policy and its efforts to expertly and competitively meet the needs of its Federal customers while serving the best interest of U.S. taxpayers. 

This vacancy is also being announced as Vacancy Announcement Number JA-2013-09-09 MP under Merit Promotion regulations.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion Procedures.  Note:  You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.


  • -Background security investigation required
  • -Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or nationals
  • -Applicants must apply online via GSAjobs (see "How to Apply" section)


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Exercises the full range of supervisory duties and manages a recurring annual workload requiring direction of a staff of professional auditors including subordinate team leaders to perform the diverse and complex internal and contract audits. Personally and/or through subordinate team leaders ensures the timely completetion of the audit plan and the quality of work performed. Develops audit programs for comprehensive internal audits of GSA activities for the purpose of evaluating efficiency of operations, achievement of program results, and the adequacy and effectiveness of existing controls as reflected in the policies, systems, procedures, methods, and related practices dealing with the conduct and management of GSA's complex national programs.


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All applicants must demonstrate, in their resume and responses to the vacancy questions that they meet the basic and specialized experience requirements for this position. All qualifications and eligibility requirements for the position advertised must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Requirements for Management Analyst:  

For GS-14: Applicants must show auditing and accounting experience equivalent to OPM’s GS-13 level of complexity. Specialized experience must include comprehensive knowledge, understanding, and application of: professional governmental auditing standards; techniques for directing the work of individual auditors and managers leading evaluative teams; presenting complex issues to, and reviewing results with, high level program managers; a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); a demonstrated ability to plan and conduct technically complex and comprehensive audits and reviews; a clear demonstrated understanding of audit standards established by the AICPA, OMB, and GAO as adopted by the Office of Audits. 

For GS-15: Applicants must show auditing and accounting experience equivalent to OPM’s GS-14 level of complexity. Specialized experience must include mastery of knowledge, understanding, and application of: professional governmental auditing standards; techniques for directing the work of individual auditors and managers leading evaluative teams; presenting complex issues to, and reviewing results with, high level program managers; a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); a and demonstrated ability to plan and conduct technically complex and comprehensive audits and reviews. Must demonstrate mastery and extensive working knowledge and experience applying accounting principles and auditing standards established by GAO, AICPA, IIA, OMB, FAR, and the IG community.

This position is a critical-sensitive national security position. The person selected for this vacancy will be required to undergo a single scope background investigation and the GSA security office must grant you a Top Secret national security clearance. If you are not a GSA/OIG employee, you must pass a preliminary background clearance before we can hire you. Once hired, you must receive and maintain a Top Secret clearance, while employed in this position. This position requires occasional travel. The successful applicant must be able to travel and will be required to obtain and maintain a travel card through the OIG. This is a supervisory/managerial position. If you are selected for this position and you have not previously completed a supervisory or managerial probation period, you must complete a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period. If you are a current Federal employee, failure to complete the probationary period successfully can result in the return to a former position or to a position of no lower grade than the one vacated for the supervisory or managerial position.


The Category Rating procedure is being used to rate candidates. If you are found qualified for the position, your responses to the self-assessment vacancy questions will be used to place you in one of the following categories: Qualified, Well Qualified, Best Qualified. Your responses to the vacancy questions must be supported by your resume or the Human Resources Specialist may adjust your responses lower. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Appropriate documentation must be received to adjudicate veterans' preference.

You will be evaluated on the vacancy related questions that are designed to assess your overall possession of the aforementioned competencies/ knowledge, skills, and abilities.

A variety of assessments/assessment tools may be used to evaluate candidates for specific vacancies covered by this announcement. Candidates will be notified when further assessments are implemented and provided with instructions on how to access and complete the assessment(s). Be sure to APPLY EARLY as most assessments must be completed fully and submitted before the announcement closing.

If you are an Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan eligible or a GSA Career Transition Assistance eligible, you must be considered well qualified (minimum score of 85) to receive priority. ICTAP/CTAP

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We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. Our benefits package includes:

  • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards;
  • Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year;
  • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire;
  • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums. 

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The General Services Administration/OIG will not pay travel, transportation, and relocation expenses. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the successful applicant. GSA does not accept applications or application materials submitted with Government-paid postage. GSA offers employees the opportunity to participate in an alternative work schedule program (AWS) for many positions. AWS includes both flexible work schedules and compressed work schedules. Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed. This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means. Management also has the right not to fill the position.


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You must submit a complete application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the Announcement. Errors or omissions may result in your not being considered for this vacancy. For information on applying for a GSA vacancy, please visit Applying for a GSA Job. We will only consider applications submitted through the online process listed below unless an exception has been approved by a representative of the HR Office listed on this announcement. A description of the online process is provided below:

  1. Select the "Apply Online" button. Log on to OPM's USAJOBS to access your existing resume or to create a new one.
  2. From your account, select which resume you wish to submit. You also have the option of attaching any required documents saved in your USAJOBS account. Click "Apply for this Position Now!"
  3. You will be redirected to GSA's automated system, GSAjobs. First time users will be asked to respond to "Account Creation" questions. If you are a return GSAjobs user, click the links on the left to review and update any necessary profile information before continuing on with the application process.
  4. You will be prompted to respond to "Eligibility Questions" which will be used to determine your eligibility to apply for various types of vacancies. If you are a return user, these fields will pre-populate with your previous responses. Please review and make any necessary changes before proceeding.
  5. Next, you will be asked to respond to vacancy specific questions regarding your qualifications and the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or other competencies required to successfully perform this position.
  6. Submit any required documents (see below). A "Vacancy Documents" page is automatically displayed by the GSAjobs system. Most documents become part of your permanent electronic file and you need to submit them only once unless you wish to update. You can view the Description column next to each form to determine if a previously submitted document is on file. For each document you must submit, select one of the following options in the "Action" column:
  • "Upload" - Using the Document Manager, upload document (.gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc format only) directly from your computer;
  • "USAJOBS" - Using the Document Manager, download a document you previously attached from your USAJOBS account for this vacancy.
  • "FAX" - Print the Fax Cover Sheet, then fax cover sheet and document(s) to the listed phone number. We strongly recommend you read the "Fax Instructions" provided on the Document Manager page prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information.

At this point, if you are determined to be qualified for the position based upon your previous responses, additional assessment questions may be presented.  Finally, you'll receive an Application Review Page which allows you to review the information that will be submitted. You can save a copy of your application by selecting the 'Save PDF' button. Then, YOU MUST CLICK THE 'FINISH' BUTTON to submit your application.

Note: If you cannot complete any part of the application process listed above, contact the Human Resources Office/representative listed on the announcement prior to the announcement deadline for instructions on how to proceed. Be sure to receive prior HR approval to deviate from these instructions so that your application will be considered.


Please review the following to determine which documents you must submit in order to complete your application.

Current Federal Employees or Reinstatement Eligibles: Submit a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".) Generally, SF-50s for awards do not contain this information. This document will be used to determine your eligibility to be considered under this announcement.

Note: GSA OIG employees are not required to submit a SF-50.

ICTAP/CTAP Candidates: Surplus or displaced Federal employees claiming CTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, their most recent performance rating, and most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (or similar agency form) indicating current position, grade level and duty station.

VEOA applicants, VRA applicants, and 30% or More Disabled Veterans: You must submit a copy of Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214. The DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty (member 4 copy). If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or mother of a veteran, you must submit the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement. A list of documents which serve as acceptable proof of entitlement is indicated on the SF-15 form.

People With Disabilities: Submit proof of eligibility and certification of job readiness. Select the link People With Disabilities for information on eligibility and documentation required. Failure to provide the required documentation may result in your not being considered for the vacancy.


Cassie Brown
Phone: 202-501-0360
Fax: 202-219-2397
Agency Information:
GSA, Office of Inspector General
General Services Administration
Office of the Inspector General (JPH)
1800 F Street NW Room 5046
Washington, DC
Fax: 202-219-2397


Once your completed application is received, your qualifications will be evaluated. The best qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome. Applicants may also check the status of their application on-line 24 hours a day through USAJobs.

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