Job Overview


The United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General's (USPS OIG) mission is to provide reports to Postal Service Executives, the Board of Governors, and Congress to help the Postal Service maximize revenues (over $65 billion a year), minimize costs, and prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.

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The USPS OIG is seeking highly qualified applicant(s) to fill our Auditor/Audit Evaluator position(s) in the OIG functional area of Human Resources and Support on the Human Resources Team located in Arlington, VA.  The Human Resources and Support Directorate conducts performance audits and reviews of Postal Service human capital areas, including employee compensation and benefits, equal employment (EEO), health care/worker's compensation, human resources, and labor relations, as well as Security, Emergency Preparedness, and Environmental/Sustainability programs within the Postal Service.  The successful candidate must be highly motivated and specifically demonstrate experience and skill in conducting program and performance audits, and/or specialized Postal Service experience managing human resources programs.

Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and/or the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 will be considered.

The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.

This position is being advertised at the Journey Band level, equivalent to a GS-09 through GS-13. The salary range for this position is $52,146 - $116,901. The salary figures include locality pay. Career ladder to GS-13 equivalent at management's discretion.  Temporary details to a higher level GS-13 equivalent or higher level GS-14 equivalent at management's discretion.

NOTE: This vacancy is also being announced for internal merit promotion.  Selections will be made from either vacancy announcement.


Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Performs assignments requiring the application of fundamental principles, concepts, techniques, and guidelines in the area of auditing or audit evaluation
  • Participates as a team member and/or leads an audit team
  • Evaluates agency programs and operations for compliance and adherence to regulations and adequacy of internal controls over operations
  • Makes recommendations for corrective actions and writes audit working papers and reports utilizing generally accepted accounting and auditing principles

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • 50% or Greater

Relocation Authorized

  • No