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Job Title:Inspector General

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NCAF-14-001

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, January 16, 2014 to Monday, February 17, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1801-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Charlotte, NC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to areas 1, 2 and 3

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State and your community!

 

 

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

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: Officer
  • Compatibility Requirement: AFSC: 87Q0, 8710

DUTIES:

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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 State’s 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 (GSU’s), 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 State’s 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. 

PD: D1707P01



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum Requirements:   Ability to understand legal provisions, regulations, and administrative procedures and to apply them to specific situations.  Ability to analyze narrative and numerical data, draw conclusions, and make decisions.  Ability to communicate with others effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training involving a thorough knowledge of inspection, investigation, enforcement, and compliance methods and techniques, special processes, test and performance requirements; and skill in developing plans and programs.  Experience possessed by an expert in the area of inspection, investigation, enforcement, and compliance specialization able to give technical direction to otherwise competent workers.  Experience determining compliance when difficult and questionable interpretations are found.  Experience which required significant and concrete work accomplishments (i.e. special projects, working groups, or detailed inspection or investigation assignments) involving individual or organizational contacts.  Experience in dealing with management principles and supervisory responsibility for the function required by type of position to be filled and the organization involved.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume'. 

 

1. Knowledge of National Guard mission and functions, program goals and objectives, policies, organizational structure, chain/lines of command, IG inspection techniques, analytical and evaluative methods to identify, analyze, and investigate issues and concepts for investigation and inspection, to provide input into implementing instructions, to prepare investigative plans for collection and evaluation of evidence, and to prepare interim and final narrative reports

2. Knowledge of management principles, practices and techniques in order to review and analyze complex mission and functional requirements, identify areas of operational efficiency, and develop recommendations for corrective actions in cases where functions cross many internal and external organizational lines and levels.

3. Extensive knowledge of inspection policies, methods, techniques, and procedures and skill in independently applying these to plan, conduct, and report results of IG inspections / investigations / inquiries. 

4. Broad knowledge of interview and interpersonal communications techniques, policies and regulations, and skill and ability to communicate effectively with others, in order to analyze issues and respond to Inspector General Actions Requests, conduct investigations and inspections, coordinate corrective actions with Command and higher echelon management, and to present investigation findings to all level of Command management
 

Quality of Experience: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.   The applicant's record of experience training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the Miscellaneous Administration and Program Positions.


A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of the work of the position (i.e., management, business administration, oral communications, accounting, economics, etc.)

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG).  Assignment to a compatible Officer position in the NCANG is mandatory. (AFSC: 87Q0, 8710)

 

Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (ANACI minimum).

 

Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To validate your qualifications for this job, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your résumé and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, your rating will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit:
http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. Visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

 

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

 



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, February 17, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are 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.

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

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the papaer 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.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1027811

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

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, February 17, 2014 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:

  • Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  • Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf
  • 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are REQUIRED for this job announcement:

  • Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
  • Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)

 

The following documents are NOT required for this job announcement:

Transcripts (optional - required if using education to substitute for experience)

  • Military Resume (optional -explain actual duties performed with the MOS/AFSC, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous (optional - related certifications, licenses, etc.)

Demographics Data (optional - Applicants are requested to identify, in a separate attachment, their race, gender, and national origin.  Submission of this information is voluntary and will be used in support of the NCNG Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.)

 

Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

 

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Jackie Stabel
Phone: (704)391-4169
Email: JACKIE.STABEL@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
NGNC ANG
4930 Minuteman Way
Charlotte, NC
28208

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status.  If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. 

 

***Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.***


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Job Announcement Number:

NCAF-14-001

Control Number:

358987000