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NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Air National Guard.
WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE. Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Air National Guard.
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-time Excepted Service (Indefinite). This position is to be filled indefinite. Individual selected may be terminated from employment upon receipt of a 30 day notice if shortage of funds or workload so dictates. Selected individual will be eligible for retirement and insurance benefits. Selected individual may be non-competitively converted to a permanent status if this position becomes permanently funded.
POSITION LOCATION: JFHQ - Air Guard Office
MD #: 0104597234
Serves as the principal assistant to the Inspector General (IG) in processing U.S. Army Inspector General Action Requests (IGARs) and U.S. Air Force Complaints in accordance with AR 20-1 and AFI 90-301 respectively, and other applicable guidance. Independently analyzes each IGAR or complaint to identify specific problem areas, appropriate action or resolution strategy, to make appropriate referrals to another agency for follow-on inquiry/investigation, and to make recommendations for corrective action to the IG in accordance with applicable regulations, higher headquarters policies and procedures, and command guidance. The ANG IG has the overall goal of assisting with the correcting of injustices and errors and eliminating conditions and practices that are detrimental to the good order, discipline and moral of National Guard personnel and helping to ensure the efficiency, best interest and reputation of the National Guard (NG). Responsible for all management, training and execution for access and use of the web-based U.S. Air Force Inspector General Automatic Case Tracking System (ACTS III) for reporting and recording Inspector General contacts and complaints, the processing of complaints and the recording of complaint resolutions within the Air Force Complaints Resolution Process. Trains state level investigating Officers (IOs) to conduct IG investigations and prepare reports or briefings on findings. Provides unit training and guidance to command and personnel on the IG process and the procedures for filing IG complaints or IGARS. Establishes and implements the Fraud, Waste and Abuse program in accordance with United States Air Force guidance and the applicable requirements and guidelines set out in the Department of Defense (DoD) Hotline program for reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse complaints. Serves as a single point of contact and liaison for the initiation, development and execution of the United States Air Force Inspector General Program as related to the Air National Guard. As required, assists members of the Army National Guard and Air National Guard on all matters and concerns related to the application, enforcement or condition of U.S. Army or Army National Guard or U.S. Air Force in accordance with Air National Guard regulations/instruction, policies and procedures. Conducts the States Inspector General Program, ensuring that complaints/issues presented, rightfully belong in the IG process. Resolves issues regarding complaints or IGARs, which are received within the Inspector General Complaints Process and provides assistance on all non-IG matters. Provides advice on all matters under investigation by the Office of the State Inspector General and conducts or supervises investigations, as required, in effecting a resolution for an IG complaint or IGAR. Conducts recurring/special investigations/inquiries, analyses, and studies as required. Special investigations would include such areas as Intelligence Oversight (IO), Internal Management Control Program (IMCP), Contracting, Environmental Quality Control (EQC), reprisals, or whistle blower cases involving applicable military and civilian personnel and Improper Mental Health Evaluations. Conducts automated database searches as requested by the IG and others to support investigations and inquiries. Serves as the Air Force Inspector General Program Manager, primarily for Air National Guard wings and statewide geographically separated units (GSUs), and provides assistance and advice to the State Inspector General, as required, on all matters subject to the jurisdiction of the office of the State Inspector and as directed by the Adjutants General, or Commanding General. Evaluates unit training and provides confidential observations regarding unit performance to commanders and the Adjutant General or Commanding General. Conducts the States Congressional Inquiries Program on ANG matters serving as the command liaison officer for Congressional inquiries. Upon receipt of congressional inquiry, determines appropriate functional office of primary responsibility (OPR) and assigns inquiry to them for response. In addition, serves as the Privacy Act officer on all matters related to the ANG within the IG office, which includes Freedom of Information Act responsibilities. Performs other duties as assigned.