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Job Title:SUPERVISORY AUDITOR (Assistant Inspector General for Audits)

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Intelligence Agency

Job Announcement Number:OIG-13-100217-01-RJB

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year


Thursday, June 06, 2013 to Thursday, June 27, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy - WASHINGTON, D.C.View Map


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As a member of the United States Intelligence Community, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is a Department of Defense combat support agency. With over 12,000 military and civilian employees worldwide, DIA is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence. We provide military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community in support of U.S. military planning and operations and weapon systems acquisition. We invite you to learn how you can become a valued member of the DIA team.

We are committed to:

  • Service to our country, our community, and our fellow citizens.
  • Dedication, strength, and urgency of purpose to provide for our nation's defense.
  • Customer-Focus in the products and services we provide.
  • Integrity and accountability in all of our actions and activities.
  • Commitment to inquiry, truth, and continuous learning.
  • Creativity and innovation in solving problems, discovering facts, and creating knowledge.
  • Teamwork through internal and external partnerships.
  • Leadership at all levels within Defense Intelligence and the Intelligence Community.


  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation


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Serves as a second-level supervisor/management official and Assistant Inspector General (AIG) for Audits within the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). As such, the incumbent oversees a staff that plans, executes, and reports on both financial or performance audits throughout the Agency to assess the design and effectiveness of internal control over Agency programs, functions, systems or operations; and to detect fraud, waste, and abuse. As a senior advisor and technical expert on matters pertaining to Agency auditing operations, the incumbent guides personnel in auditing activities; develops and implements audit policy, and determines resources necessary to meet audit requirements.


- Incumbent serves as the Assistant Inspector General for Audits. Pursuant to the statutory responsibilities of the Inspector General, the Audits Division conducts complex narrow scoped financial and performance audits throughout the Agency to assess the design and effectiveness of internal control over Agency finance, accounting, acquisition, and contracting functions, systems and operations; and to detect fraud, waste, and abuse.

- The Division currently includes auditors at the GG-07 -13, GG-14, and GG-15 level who are organized into specialized audit teams to meet legislative mandates and Agency risks. As the Assistant Inspector General for Audits, the incumbent serves as a senior advisor and technical expert on matters pertaining to Agency auditing operations, guides personnel in auditing activities; develops and implements audit policy, and determines resources necessary to meet audit requirements. Responsibilities include:

- Planing and overseeing the execution of financial and performance audit projects
- Ensuring projects and products are executed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and Office of Inspector General policy;
- Serves as OIG focal point on financial, acquisition, and contracting;
- Exemplifies leadership and motivates staff and fosters a cohesive team environment;
- Recruit qualified auditors to meet strategic staffing needs;
- Oversee performance management and individual staff develop plans;
- Providing liaison between audit teams and Agency executives as necessary; and
- Continue to improve the audit process and approach.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Note: If you are not selected for this opportunity, your application may be entered into the Agency’s Talent Pool for a limited period of time at DIA’s discretion. Talent Pool candidates will be considered for current or future positions that are open to external candidates (individuals who are not current DIA civilian employees) and for which the Talent Pool candidate is minimally qualified . Inclusion in the Talent Pool does not guarantee referral or selection for this or any other position at DIA.

May be required to perform duty at other operating locations.

Relocation (permanent change of station) costs may not be authorized.

All DIA employees are subject to initial and aperiodic counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests.

Current Federal employees (non-DIA) must also submit a copy of the SF50, notification of personnel action, that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.

Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel is required for this position.

All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and may be required to serve anywhere in the world.

DIA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, personal favoritism, protected genetic information, or other non-merit factors. DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the servicing Human Resources Specialist/Manager.

All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

If you are claiming 5-points Veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other documentation that supports your claim. Applicants claiming 10 points veterans’ preference must submit a DD-214 and Standard Form 15, Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as required documentation indicated on the form. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the Agency’s inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.

Employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee's account of choice at his/her designated financial institution.

Positions within this agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren Scholars and fellows. Contact the National Security Education Board for further details on service requirements (HTTP://

Applications must be received by midnight (Eastern Time) of the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise waived prior to the vacancy announcement’s closing date. For questions, or to receive reasonable accommodations regarding the submission of your application, please contact our customer service representative at 202/231-8000 no later than 11p.m. Eastern Standard Time of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Telework -This position may be eligible for telework. The telework option allows an employee to perform the duties of his or her position from an approved worksite other than the "official" worksite. It affords an employee the ability to work any approved location, including non-secure locations. DIA's mission presents unique challenges with regard to using and expanding a telework program that secures classified information and ensures that the Agency meets its critical mission in a timely and effective manner.

Secure Telework - This position may be eligible for secure-telework. Secure-telework allows an employee to perform the duties and responsibilities of his/her position from a DIA owned or leased sensitive compartmented information facility (SCIF) and non-owned or leased SCIFs other than the employees "official" worksite.


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All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.


1. Experienced audit leadership in a Federal Office of Inspector General
2. Experienced in planning and managing federal acquisition, contracting, and financial audits
3. Knowledge of the DIA Strategic Plan, to include its goals and objectives
4. Formulates short and long-term strategies across work units that communicate a broad perspective on how to achieve organizational goals and vision
5. Collaborates with staff to set clearly defined work expectations for the work unit, teams and individuals that are aligned with the organization’s objectives


1. Experience in planning and managing DoD financial audits
2. Experience in planning and managing DoD acquisition and/or contract audits
3. Posses a professional audit related certification to include CPA, CISA, CIA, or CGAP



A. Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester/36 quarter hours in accounting. The 24 semester/36 quarter hours may include up to 6 semester/9 quarter hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting"" means ""accounting and/or auditing"". Similarly, ""accountant"" should be interpreted, generally, as ""accountant and/or auditor"".)


B. Combination of education and experience--at least four (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:

--Twenty-four semester/36 quarter hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 semester/9 quarter hours of business law;

--A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or

--Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester/22 quarter hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour/36-quarter-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 four-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester/36 quarter hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.


In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have experience that demonstrates possession of the broad range and depth of knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the occupation or specialty at or equivalent to the next lower grade."


1. Experience in Federal financial auditing.
2. Experience in Federal acquisition and/or contract auditing


You will prepare and submit your application using our on-line application at Only applications received through that web-site will be considered.


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How Do I Apply


Complete and submit an application package following these instructions.

Unless specified within the vacancy announcement, you must complete and submit your job application electronically using DIA's online job tool hosted on unclassified networks (the internet).

Here's how:

Important:  When working in the DIA application,do not use the browser Back or Forward buttons.  Use the navigation buttons provided within the job application site.

  • Navigate to

  • Click the link to "Search and Apply for Jobs" or click the link to "Careers" then the follow-on link to "Vacancies."

  • Your first visit?  Register to setup your own account (click "Register Now").

  • Click the "Search" button to view current available job offerings.

  • Search the Vacancy Announcements for opportunities that interest you.

  • Click the check-box in front of jobs that interest you. Click "Save Selected Jobs" to store the announcements in "My Saved Jobs."   You may select as many as you wish.

  • At the top of the "Careers" page, click "My Saved Jobs" to view each announcement. Start the application process by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the announcement.

  • While working on the application, please "Save" frequently. When you save the document, prior to final submission, you can exit the application and return later to continue by logging-in and going to Careers Home > My Career Tools > Submitted/Saved Applications.

  • When you have completed your application entries, click "Submit."
  • You must complete and submit the application prior to the closing date listed on the Vacancy Announcement.
  • Final applications are not available for revision. If you need to revise your application, complete and submit another application. We will review only your most recently submitted application.

Important:  Do not use the browser Back or Forward keys.  Use the navigation buttons provided within the job application site.

Submitting Classified Applications:

  • You are completing your application on an unclassified computer system, all application materials must be unclassified.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How will I know the status of my application?

       We will send an e-mail to you:

    • When your application is received by the agency

    • If you are found to be among those best qualified and are referred for further consideration

    • If you are not selected for a position

    • If an announcement is canceled

        Selectees are notified by telephone.

    You may check the status of your application on-line on the DIA web site. Log-in and go to Careers Home > My Career Tools > Submitted/Saved Applications.

    How long will I be able to see my application on-line?

    • Your completed application package will remain available to you on for 12 months following the date you submitted your application.

    Will I need to fill out a new complete application each time I apply for a job on

    • You will complete a new application for each job.  However, once you officially submit an application for consideration, your basic application information (contact information, work experience, education, etc.) will remain active on this site for you to use in future applications.  If there is no activity in your account after 12 months, the information is removed.

    How will DIA contact me if my e-mail address or phone number have changed?

    • Sign-in to our recruiting site. On the Careers Home Page. in the My Career Tools section, click "My Profile." Update the information, click "Save." Your revised information will then be available to anyone viewing any of your stored draft or submitted applications.

    Can I attach my hard-copy resume instead of using the on-line application process?

    • No.  DIA does not accept hard-copy resumes.   All applications must be completed on-line.  E-mailed resumes are not reviewed.

    All positions in the Defense Intelligence Agency are in the excepted service and covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), a General Grade (GG) pay system divided into grades and steps similar to OPM’s General Schedule (GS) compensation system.

    DIA positions are in the Excepted Service under 10 USC 1601 appointment authority.  All candidates must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry and any required medical examinations.  All applicants conditionally selected for this position and all DIA employees are subject to initial and periodic counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests.  All applicants conditionally selected for this position will be required to submit, prior to appointment, to urinalysis, to screen for illegal drugs.  Employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.  All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay Program.  All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.  Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.


    Please see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site,


    Civilian Operations Division
    Phone: Not Available
    Agency Information:
    Defense Intelligence Agency
    Bolling AFB
    Washington, DC


    Your application for employment must be prepared and submitted on-line at We will notify you, via e-mail, when your application has been received. Later, you will be notified, via e-mail, if DIA is or is not interested in you as a potential employee of our agency.

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