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Job Title:Supervisory Auditor

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Office of the Secretary of the Interior

Job Announcement Number:WHRMO889000JR

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$81,823.00 to $106,369.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, May 10, 2013 to Monday, May 20, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Oklahoma City, OK United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Join the Department of Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue!

The Department of the Interior is devoted to protecting and preserving the natural resources of this great nation, including National Parks, Landmarks, and the well-being of communities, including those of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and affiliated Islanders.

The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is part of the Department of Interior's Office of Policy, Management and Budget and is responsible for collecting and disbursing revenues from energy production that occurs onshore on Federal and American Indian lands, and offshore in the Outer Continental Shelf.  During Fiscal Year 2012, ONRR disbursed more than $11.6 billion to states, American Indian Tribes and individual Indian mineral owners, and to various Federal accounts.

ONRR has been publically recognized for its royalty auditing work, receiving the highest possible rating from an independent peer review.  The ONRR Denver Office has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the Denver Metropolitan area in 2012.  For the 16th consecutive year, ONRR has received an unqualified (clean) opinion on its Fiscal Year 2012 consolidated financial statements. 

ONRR is in search of a candidate to become a Supervisory Auditor.  The incumbent is responsible for performing audits that comply with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standard, independently planning and conducting complex audits, demonstrating thorough knowledge of audit standards; communicating complex and/or controversial audit issues related to oil and gas; justifying conclusions reached and recommending courses of actions.  If this sounds like a match for your skills, please apply!

The position is located in the Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of the Secretary (OS), Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), Audit & Compliance Management (ACM), located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Background investigation, fingerprints, and credit check may be required.
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • Traveling may be required.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.

DUTIES:

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The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
· Review survey programs and audit survey work ensuring audit findings are properly presented and ensures audit evidence is sufficient, competent, and relevant to provide a basis for audit findings.
· Provide technical guidance and assistance to staff, legal counsel, and State and Tribal representatives in industry settlement negotiations.
· Supervise activities that review reported royalties to ensure compliance with mineral lease terms, laws and regulations.
· Review work involving State and Tribal Cooperative Agreements by overseeing financial audits and provide technical oversight to assure royalties are properly paid on minerals extracted from Federal and/or Indian lands.
· Provide expert advice in developing valuation regulations, policies, and guidance for use by the Agency and industry.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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All applicants for this position must possess the following basic requirements:

A.  Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.
OR
B.  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. The applicant's background must also include 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;
       (NOTE:  You must provide a copy of your certification with your application). OR
      3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

(NOTE: YOU MUST PROVIDE LEGIBLE TRANSCRIPTS SHOWING COMPLETED COURSEWORK AND DEGREE(S) AWARDED AS VERIFICATION OF YOUR EDUCATION).

In addition to meeting paragraph A or B above, you must meet the following:  

Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level.

Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.  Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to performing audits that comply with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standard, independently planning and conducting complex audits demonstrating thorough knowledge of audit standards; communicating complex and/or controversial audit issues related to oil and gas, justifying conclusions reached and recommending courses of actions developing or modifying methods and techniques.  The applicant must have experience in auditing techniques applied to the gas and oil industry.

A written test is not required.


Only education from institutions which are accredited or pre-accredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.

 All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

These qualification requirements are condensed from the OPM Operating Manual "Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions" which is available  at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

The information contained in your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine the degree to which you meet the following competencies (previously referred to as, knowledge, skills, and abilities) required of this position:

OIL AND GAS AND/OR MINERALS KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of oil and gas and/or minerals to direct the activities of a compliance team assigned to analyze royalty related information to assure that lessee/operator/payors are properly reporting and paying all rentals and royalties due on minerals extracted from Federal and Indian lands.

ACCOUNTABILITY - Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.  Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work.  Accepts responsibility for mistakes.  Complies with established control systems and rules.

LEADERSHIP - Inspires, motivates, guides others towards goals; coaches, mentors, challenges staff; adapts leadership styles to various situations; models high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness, and respect for individuals by applying these values daily.

MANAGES HUMAN RESOURCES - Plans, distributes, coordinates, and monitors work assignments; evaluates work performance and provides feedback on performance; and ensures staff are appropriately selected, utilized, and treated in a fair and equitable manner.  Empower staff in order to encourage individual development and achieve organizational goals.

ORAL COMMUNICATION - Expresses information orally (e.g., ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (e.g., technical, sensitive, or controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

ANALYTICAL THINKING - Able to break down raw information and undefined problems into specific, workable components that, in turn, clearly identify the issues at hand. Makes logical conclusions, anticipates obstacles, and considers different approaches that are relevant to the decision-making process.

WRITTEN COMMUNCATION - Expresses information in writing (e.g., ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (e.g., technical, sensitive, or controversial); and writes in a succinct and organized manner.

TECHNICAL COMPENTENCY-AUDITING - Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and procedures for conducting and reviewing performance audits.

Please ensure you answer all questions accurately.  Your responses are subject to verification.  In support of your responses provided in the Assessment Questionnaire, your resume should include verbiage that describes your experience relative to the position for which you are applying and provide examples that show the depth of knowledge, level of skill, or degree of ability you possess.  If your application does not support your responses to the questionnaire or your application is not complete, it may affect your evaluation or result in your name being removed from further consideration. To preview the assessment questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions 

Qualified applicants will be rated using category rating, which groups candidates in categories according to their self-assessed rating, plus veterans' preference if applicable.  The categories for this announcement are defined as: Best-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified.

 


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a number of exceptional benefits that are unmatched by most other organizations. The following web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.   This link also provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

The Office of Natural Resources Revenue has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

Employees must meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act in order to telework. Employees are eligible to telework if they have not: been disciplined for being absent without permission for more than five (5) days in any calendar year; been disciplined for violations of the standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch for viewing, downloading, or exchanging pornography, including child pornography, on a federal government computer or while performing an official function; or received a less than Fully Successful performance rating. The Department of the Interior also considers employees with documented conduct issues ineligible for telework.

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

Conditions of Employment:

All Department of the Interior (DOI) employees are subject to the conflict of interest restrictions imposed upon all employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government and may be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). In addition, DOI (Office of the Secretary) and Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) employees are further restricted concerning their holdings of Federal lands and resources administered or controlled by the Department of the Interior.   This includes holding stock in corporations engaged in mining activities on Federal lands (e.g.: oil, gas, coal, alternative energy resources, etc.). Please refer to the following webpage for Ethics information: www.boemre.gov/adm/ethics.html.   ONRR requires the highest level of integrity. Employees must be totally objective and impartial in the performance of their work.   All potential issues (e.g.: work related interactions with friends, family members or previous employers) must be disclosed at the time of application or during the interview process.

Selection may require completion of a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period.

This position requires approximately 1-5 nights of travel per month.

Work Schedule:
This position will be filled as full-time.

Relocation Expenses:
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses for this position will not be paid by the Department of the Interior.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified you must meet the following: OPM qualification requirements for the position, all selective factors, where applicable; special OPM approved qualifying conditions for the position; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate, to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and receives a rating of at least 85 on the questionnaire.  You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.

Additional information regarding ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): 
CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified you must meet the following: OPM qualification requirements for the position, all selective factors, where applicable; special OPM approved qualifying conditions for the position; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate, to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and receives a rating of at least 85 on the questionnaire. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.

Additional information regarding CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

Veterans Preference:
If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation as specified on the SF-15.

Miscellaneous:
This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement # WHRMO889197JR using Merit Promotion procedures.  If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet merit promotion requirements and can apply to that announcement.  NOTE:  You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, May 20, 2013 to receive consideration.

•To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
•Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
•It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
•To verify your application is complete, 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 Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
•To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office representative listed in the "Agency Contact Info" section of this vacancy announcement.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

You MUST submit the following documents for this vacancy announcement. Failure to submit all required documents will result in loss of consideration for this position.

- Resume

- Transcript(s):  If you are substituting education for experience, or if this position has an education requirement, you MUST furnish a copy of your college transcript(s).  If selected for this position, you will be required to furnish an ORIGINAL transcript prior to being appointed.

- Miscellaneous Documents:

            -- CTAP/ICTAP Documentation:  If you are applying under CTAP or ICTAP, you MUST submit proof of eligibility under 5 CFR 330.602(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP.  This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of your most recent performance rating, and a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your position, grade level, and duty location.  Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible.

            -- Veteran's Preference Documentation (DD-214 and SF-15):  If you are eligible and claiming 5-point veteran's preference, you MUST submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veteran's preference, you MUST submit a copy of your DD-214, SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" and the documentation required by the SF-15. (Please Note: An SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing veterans' preference will not be accepted as proof of entitlement.)

- The following documents are optional.  You MAY submit the following documents for this vacancy announcement:

            -- Current or most recent performance appraisal.

Note:  We do not accept hard copies of application materials. If you submit more than one application package for this vacancy, only the last one submitted will be considered.  If you re-submit a package, all application package documents must be re-submitted in order to be considered for the position.

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

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdfand provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 889000.

 2. Fax your cover page and documents to OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT at 1-478-757-3144. (Do not fax your cover page, resume, or supporting documents to the Interior Business Center or the Office of Natural Resources Revenue.) Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. 

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, May 20, 2013 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.

3. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

Note: If you submit more than one application package for this vacancy, only the last one submitted will be considered. If you re-submit a package, all application package documents must be re-submitted in order to be considered for the position.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Lindsay Leneave
Phone: (303)969-7130
Email: LINDSAY_LENEAVE@NBC.GOV
Agency Information:
Interior Business Center
7301 W Mansfield Avenue
D-4810
Lakewood, CO
80235
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After all application packages have been received, we will review your resume and other application documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire and may interview the best-qualified applicants. For status updates on your application, please follow the directions listed above in the How to Apply section. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation. A final job offer for this position is typically made within several weeks after the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

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Job Announcement Number:

WHRMO889000JR

Control Number:

343358700