Job Overview


About the Agency

Employees of the OIG help to ensure that HUD funds are used only for the purposes for which they are intended, thereby ensuring maximum benefit to the American public. HUD OIG is recruiting to build, sustain, and deploy a skilled, knowledgeable, diverse, and high-performing workforce to meet the current and emerging needs of government and its citizens.

There will be four (4) vacancies located in any one of the following duty stations: Newark, NJ, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA. Duty station location will be determined upon selection. Please note that the salary reflects the range of the possible duty stations. Refer to to find the applicable pay rate.

This is a term position. Term employees are eligible for health and life insurance benefits, annual and sick leave, and the full array of retirement benefits. A term appointment does not confer eligibility for transfer to another agency. A term employee does not acquire competitive status or eligibility to be converted to a career conditional appointment, nor is the time served under a term appointment creditable toward career tenure. A term appointment carries no implied or specific commitment of consideration for, or placement into, a permanent appointment. Term appointments are used to fill positions which are expected to last longer than one year but which are clearly not of a continuing nature and will terminate upon completion of work.


The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13 level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position. These positions will focus on Sandy-recovery programs such as those funded by the Disaster Recovery Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) supplemental appropriations. As a Program Evaluator, you will:  

  • Review legislation, reports, policies/procedures, and other background information and holds discussions with program personnel in order to become familiar with program requirements and operations. 
  • Develop individual evaluation plans.  Adapts the evaluation plan to fit special circumstances encountered in an assigned evaluation, including changing areas of emphasis and devising new approaches as determined by an analysis of preliminary findings.
  • Plan and perform complex evaluations, which include reviewing and evaluating procedures, systems, or programs for economy, efficiency, and effectiveness, and determining the extent of compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Provide clear, detailed, and well-supported criteria, condition, cause, and effect for each finding and recommended action.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel will be a regular part of the job. It will be variable and should mostly be within immediate region or duty station.

Relocation Authorized

  • No