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    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

    Recruitment / Relocation Incentive: A recruitment / relocation incentive up to 25 percent may be offered.

    Noncompetitive Consideration: Current career Senior Executives, Qualifications Review Board (QRB) certified graduates of Senior Executive Service (SES) candidate development programs, and individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility will be considered for noncompetitive appointment.

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    As the Counselor to the Inspector General, you will be responsible for using a demonstrated understanding of or familiarity with the workings of the Department of Veterans Affairs to:
    · Provide legal and policy recommendations based on research, analysis, and the evaluation of the results of OIG reviews and investigations and expert information.
    · Serve as a senior advisor to the Inspector General on issues that affect the success of the OIG's programs, projects and priorities.
    · Review and edit OIG reports and correspondence requiring the Inspector General's approval. These materials include OIG audits, inspections, investigations, special reviews, seminannual reports, Congressional reports, and other reports.
    · Develop strategies that best serve the agency's interest, make independent decisions, and provide instructions and guidance in order to implement OIG strategies.
    · Serve as a representative of and advocate for the OIG's work, programs, legal proceedings, and resource needs with appropriate external groups, including Congress, senior VA officials, the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, and outside organizations.”

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All qualified U.S. citizens.

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