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    Summary

    The NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducts audits, reviews, and investigations of NASA programs and operations to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement and to assist NASA management in promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. The OIG consists of approximately 200 auditors, analysts, specialists, investigators, attorneys, and support staff at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC and NASA Centers throughout the U.S.

    The Office of Audits (OA) conducts independent and objective audits, performance evaluations, and other examinations of NASA and contractor programs and projects to improve NASA operations. The OA provides a broad range of professional audit and advisory services, performs focused reviews of specific management issues, comments on NASA policies, and is responsible for oversight of NASA audits performed under contract or by other Federal agencies. The OA helps NASA accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of NASA operations and by deterring fraud, crime, waste, and abuse.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent of this position plans and conducts periodic and comprehensive audits, policy analysis, and performance evaluations of agency functions to ensure that the organization meets its stated goals, and identifies areas where operational efficiency can be enhanced. Determines appropriate measures necessary to maintain or improve the quality and quantity of operational services. Collects, analyzes, and reports statistical and other data relating to the organization's operations.

    Prepares written documents for complex subjects that are accurate, well organized, concise, and understandable. Ensures these products are completed in a timely manner, appropriately thorough, complete, fair and balanced, and in accordance with government auditing standards. Adapts written and oral communication style to convey concepts and issues to audiences and uses visual illustrations to communicate complicated messages.

    Performs analyses of structured problems involving controversial or complex administrative or programmatic issues or problems. Develops findings and recommendations on difficult issues or problems impacting major programs. Integrates results of analyses into briefing reports as appropriate.

    Conducts planning and research on Agency programs and activities within specified areas of responsibility.
    Develops new analytical methods and techniques.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current federal employees on career or career-conditional appointments. Former federal employees eligible for reinstatement. Individuals eligible for special hiring authorities [Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA), 30% Disabled veterans, Schedule A for individuals with disabilities, former Peace Corps, AmeriCorps and VISTA employees]. Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) eligibles. NASA term employees with conversion eligibility.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/469038300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.