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    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 the required information by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, December 30, 2016 will be considered.

    NOTE: There are multiple vacancies that may be filled from this vacancy announcement.  Multiple referral lists will be issued throughout the course of this vacancy announcement. The first list of candidates from which management may make a selection may be issued after the job has been open 30 days. Additional lists of candidates will be issued as needed until the announcement closes. The closing date of the announcement may be changed to close on an earlier date or extended, as necessary, until vacancies are filled.

    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 Director Band level, equivalent to a GS-15. The salary range for this position is $128,082 - $160,300 for the Arlington, VA and Bethesda locations; and $126,183 - $160,300 for the Denver, CO location. The salary figures include locality pay. 

    NOTE: This vacancy is also being announced as external open to all sources and as internal merit promotion. Selections may be made from any of the three vacancy announcements.

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    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 employee manages and directs the activities of staff engaged in performing audits and reviews that examine how the Postal Service's activities, organization, and policies relate to its strategic vision and mission.

    Responsibilities include planning and assigning work; collaborating with peers and subordinates to assure effective advisory services; and otherwise ensuring continuous progress toward stated goals, which are accomplished by:

    • Planning and overseeing the conduct of complex audits, evaluations, reviews, surveys or other analytical processes.  Reviews and approves the purpose, scope, and audit approach of each audit project.  
    • Ensuring audit projects meet professional standards in planning and execution and in the accumulation of evidentiary data.  Also ensures approved audit objectives are met and that adequate practical coverage is achieved. 
    • Reviewing and editing audit reports, and discussing the reports with appropriate management.  Presents oral briefings to management and key stakeholders. 
    • Accumulating data, maintaining records, and preparing reports on the administration of audit projects and other assigned activities.  Assists in evaluation of overall audit results. 
    • Bringing about a shared understanding of job objectives, roles, and report messages by facilitating job-related meetings and coaching others when necessary.
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders including Postal Service vice presidents and the Postal Regulatory Commission. 

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 50% may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/453529100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.