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Job Title:  Auditor
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  CK957166AR

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$68,809.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 to Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Lincoln, NE United StatesView Map
United States Citizens




This position is for a National Guard Non-Dual status (NDS) technician only. The position meets the criteria of the NDS Management plan as follows: The position resides within the infrastructure and supports functions of the state National Guard; the incumbent is not subject to mobilization nor is the work described part of the military mission and the incumbent does not perform a key advisory or essential administration role that is inherently military. For this reason, veterans' preference is not used for hiring and retention. You may disregard any reference to questions or information contained in this announcement pertaining to veterans' preference.

  • Do you have experience developing individual audit surveys and programs?
  • Have you completed data analysis and summarization as part of an audit team?
  • Do you have experience in gathering and assembling financial and statistical information?
  • Do you have experience preparing and/or reviewing audit reports?

Who May Apply:  All US Citizens


  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Résumé and supporting documents (See How to Apply)
  • PCS not authorized
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Security Clearance
  • Some travel will be required (1-5 days per month)
  • Monday - Friday; 7:30am to 4:00pm


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This position is located in the Internal Review Division. The purpose of the position is to perform audits on a variety of programs and to assess efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with program laws, regulations, and provisions. In a state with 4 or more auditors, serves as an auditor-in-charge of audit programs or difficult audit projects. Synthesizes the work of team members to develop a completed audit product; assesses the progress of subordinate team members in their individual assignments; and provides performance feedback to team members regarding weaknesses and approaches to fact-finding. Such information is provided to a higher level supervisor for consideration in interim and annual performance appraisals, and assessment of overall program management.


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NOTE: Applicants MUST submit supporting transcripts if claiming education. Failure to do so will result in a rating of ineligible.

Basic Requirements

In order to be considered you must meet the basic requirements for the GS-0511 Auditor series via one of the option below.

Education: Bachelor's 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 hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")


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; 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.


Minimum Qualifications

In addition to the basic requirement above, you must meet the minimum qualifications below to qualify for this position.

Specialized Experience: One full-time year (12-months) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service performing the following duties:

  • Conducting financial audits that require extensive cost and price analysis techniques;
  • Studying available background material to gain program information and discover audit leads;
  • Preparing audit reports that present findings, identify causative situations and recommend corrective actions;
  • Persuading command level officials of the value of the recommendations with implementation as the ultimate objective and outcome; and
  • Performing audit follow-ups on agreed-to findings, recommendations and monetary benefits made during the previous audit.
NOTE: Prior to appointment individual must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents of the Nebraska National Guard, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms are the following: SF86, PSIP Initiation Form, Birth Certificate (or other proof of citizenship), Fingerprints, OF306 or Application/Resume.



Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Audit Planning
  • Audit Methods and Procedures
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication


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Benefits: The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents

  • College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education
  • ICTAP/CTAP documentation, if applicable

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , 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.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 957166. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire 
View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire and

3. Fax 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.


Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 01, 2013.

If you cannot complete the application process using one of options identified in the "How to Apply" section, please contact our office for alternate application procedures.


Midwest Services Branch
Phone: (816)426-5706
Agency Information:
OPM Midwest Services Branch
Call or e-mail us with your questions
Thank You, MO


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

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