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Job Title:  Assistant Inspector General
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  NCAF-14-002

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$47,923.00 to $62,297.00 / Per Year
Thursday, January 16, 2014 to Monday, February 17, 2014
Full Time - Indefinite
1 vacancy in the following location:
Charlotte, NC View Map
Open to areas 1, 2 and 3
Not Applicable


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.




MD #: 0085900134


  • Not Required


  • No


  • 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: Enlisted
  • Compatibility Requirement: AFSC: 81000


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Conducts general, special, or follow-up Inspector General Inspections to ascertain compliance and/or identify systemic problems and determine root causes.  Develops solutions and recommends assignment of responsibility to correct problems to the Adjutant General.  Serves as proponent of the State Organizational Inspection Program (OIP), and assists unit commanders in OIP implementation to include Command Inspections (CI) initial, subsequent, and follow-up inspections, Staff inspection (SI), Staff Assistance Visits (SAV), and Inspector General Inspections. Conducts assistance, inquiries, or inspections into special functional areas as directed by regulatory guidance or the Adjutant General to include:  Intelligence Oversight (IO), Internal Management Control Program (IMCP), contracting, environmental quality control (EQC), Employment Opportunity (EO), military and civilian reprisals, whistle blowing, and other matters. Conducts inquiries, investigative inquiries, and assists the Inspector General in the conduct of formal investigations to substantiate or non-substantiate allegations of impropriety.  Conducts informal and formal interviews of complainants, witnesses, subjects, and suspects to determine facts, circumstantial evidence, hearsay, documentation, or other matters of importance.  Coordinates with appropriate personnel to gather facts and supporting documentation/evidence.  Ensures interviewees are versed on rights and “non-rights” to include Freedom of Information Action (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA).  Protects the confidentiality of sources and best interests of the State Command and Army/Air National Guard.  Maintains restricted files, and ensures compliance with existing regulations.  Completes inquiries and provides sound judgment on substantiation of allegations based on preponderance of credible evidence.  Provides the Adjutant General with a formal written response to allegations and recommends follow-on action if appropriate. Assesses unit training and provides confidential observations on unit performance to commanders and the Adjutant General. Assessment criteria includes knowledge, proficiency and understanding of the following training areas: unit Mission Essential Task List (METL), battle focus, long, short, and mid-term planning, basic operating systems, Officer and Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development, training meeting, training support publications, training schedules, mobilization and deployment plans, state emergency action preparation, Organizational Readiness Evaluations (ORE), After Action Reviews (AARs), and other matters. Implements the Inspector General Action Request System (IGARS).  Receives complaints, allegations, or requests for assistance.  Researches regulatory guidance (punitive and non-punitive), DOD Directives, policy memorandums, internal standard operating procedures, and DOD ethical guidance to identify issues, allegations, and IG appropriateness.  Conducts preliminary analysis to determine evidence and facts.  Establishes a case file to solve problems and grievances or refer action to the appropriate agency.  Conducts follow-up action on referred cases to ensure completion and appropriate response.  Upon case completion, enters functional code and category into Inspector  General database for analysis and determination of trends.  Prepares database statistics and other related reports.

Performs other duties as assigned.


PD: D1011P01


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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 24 months experience, education, or training, involving principles, techniques and accepted practices of inspection, investigation, and compliance (i.e., the application of inspection and investigation techniques sufficient to perform assignments or preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problems).  Experience in the application and theory of inspection, investigation, enforcement, and compliance using applicable publications.  Experience in the preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problem areas and to recommend corrective action. 


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, and skill in applying inspection, investigation, and compliance principles, National Guard, Department of Army, and DOD regulations, policies, directives, procedures and requirements of various legal jurisdictions application to ascertain compliance and/or identify systemic problems and provide training

2. Knowledge of inspector general techniques, procedures and regulatory requirements and skills in applying them to a wide variety of situations.

3. Skill in applying and interpreting regulations as they apply to a wide variety of situations.  This knowledge is applied during the conduct of all inspector general functions to analyze inspector general action requests, develop methodology, conduct root cause analysis, provide recommendations and to substantiate or non-substantiate allegations of impropriety.

4. Skill in fact finding, analysis, and problem solving methods to identify relevant information, relate the information to a specified problem, develop facts as they pertain to principles and regulations, develop an objective preponderance of evidence, and clearly present the information.  This includes skills in planning a course of action, gathering all required documentary evidence, conducting interviews to obtain facts and opinion, and applying observation skills.

5. Skill in information analysis to identify trends and associated root causes.

6. Knowledge of the organization, functions, and administrative requirements of the inspector general office.

7. Knowledge of automated systems and network operations to support State, National Guard Bureau, and Department of the Army trend analysis

8. Knowledge and skill to recognize the dimensions of the problems involved, collect necessary information from regulations, and involved personnel, establish facts, and recommend action.

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 Enlisted position in the NCANG is mandatory. (AFSC: 81000)


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.



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.


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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.



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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,, 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 and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1027831

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
  • 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.


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:





Jackie Stabel
Phone: (704)391-4169
Agency Information:
4930 Minuteman Way
Charlotte, NC


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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