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    Summary

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) offers you the opportunity to become a part of one of the most challenging and important missions facing the country today. The OIG ensures that all DHS programs and operations are carried out in the most effective, efficient and economical manner by conducting independent audits, inspections and evaluations, and investigations. In our dynamic environment, you will work side with special agents, attorneys, auditors, program analysts and IT experts to deter, identify, and address fraud, abuse, mismanagement, and waste of taxpayer funds invested in homeland security.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Program Analyst you will become a valued member the Office of Inspector General (OIG) supporting Auditors, Inspectors and Evaluators, Investigators or Program Analyst by performing segments of projects or studies. Typical assignments include:

    • Utilize qualitative and quantitative analytical skills in analyzing, evaluating, inspecting and improving the effectiveness of program operations.
    • Prepare and conduct evaluations which focus on the objectives; identify techniques or methods to use in gathering data and documentation, and develop new lines of inquiry and potential areas.
    • Gather and analyze information obtained though observation, document review, previous reports, written policies and procedures, legislative history, financial/accounting records, and other material related to the program, function, or activity under review.
    • Research and prepare proposals for future department-wide (DHS) audits, inspections and evaluations and/or investigations.Plan and conduct program assignments that focus on specific objectives.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All U.S. citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465038900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.