This position is located in the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoDIG), Office of Deputy Inspector General for Audit, Office of Assistant Inspector General for Readiness and Cyber Operations (RCO).Learn more about this agency
- Research applicable laws, directives and other regulatory material to gain audit knowledge.
- Develop and contribute to audit guides.
- Independently perform audit work within established guidelines.
- Produce comprehensive reports of audit data collected.
- Utilize audit data to evaluate results and recommend solutions.
- Develop drafts and final segments of audit reports.
- Maintain security and accountability of classified information.
Occasional travel - May require up to 25% of temporary travel duty (TDY)
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Department of Defense, Office of Inspector General Employees Only
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Security Clearance Required
- Position is subject to random drug testing
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service
Other Position Requirements
Position has been designated as Noncritical Sensitive. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with Department of Defense (DoD) OIG. Organizational entities with the DoD are not required to conduct drug testing for DoD civilian employees moving by transfer or reassignment from one DoD Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service within the DoD, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining Component.
May require up to 25% of temporary duty travel (TDY).
Permanent Change of Duty (PCSRelocation) expenses WILL be paid.
Recruitment incentives WILL not be authorized.
If you have not previously successfully completed a probationary period with the federal government in a similar position, you will be required to serve a two-year probationary period.
The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp (http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/group-stds/gs-prof.asp).
Basic Requirement: A degree in accounting or in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing. (The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law).
A qualifying combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor.
Note: Due to the education requirement of this position, an unofficial or official transcript must be submitted at the time of application. If transcripts are not received, you will be ineligible.
Specialized Experience: You must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-11 or equivalent level. Specialized experience is defined as experience that demonstrates skill in researching applicable laws, directives, and other regulatory material to conduct audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standardds (GAGAS), drafting audit reports within established guidelines, and providing recommendations to correct deficiencies founded within audit reports.
Candidates will be further evaluated on the level and quality of their experience and possession of the following relevant competencies in order to determine the level of your qualifications. These competencies include:
1. Knowledge of theories, concepts and practices of accounting and auditing.
2. Skill in utilizing auditing principles, standards and practices to provide overall audit oversight.
3. Ability to determine facts, draw conclusions and recommend corrective actions when conducting audits.
4. Skill in initiating, developing, maintaining and using interpersonal relationships to interact effectively with internal and external customers.
5. Skill in written communication.
6. Skill in oral communication.
All qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the Priority Placement Program.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your application package to ensure that you meet basic qualification requirements. If you meet basic qualifications, your personal, educational and work experience, will be evaluated against your responses to the questionnaire. You will be assessed to the extent to which you possess the competencies listed in the "Qualifications" section above and ultimately placed into one of three quality category
levels: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Applicants will receive further consideration in accordance with category rating procedures.
Best-Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
Highly-Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
During further evaluation, you may be asked to provide additional information or participate in other methods of assessment, such as structured interviews. Individuals who are subject matter experts in the requirements of this position may participate in further evaluations.
Your responses will be carefully reviewed and must be supported by factual information in your resume. Inflating or otherwise enhancing your qualifications and errors or omissions may result in lowering your self-rate level or loss of further consideration.
Background checks and security clearance
Your complete application package includes:
· Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional). Resume should include the following: where you worked, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week and salary;
· If qualifying based on education, provide an official or unofficial transcript. Document must have name of college/university to prove accreditation. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to your entrance on duty;
· Completed assessment questionnaire;
· Copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which documents current Competitive (#1 on block 34 of SF-50) position occupied. If the position currently occupied is Excepted Service (#2 on block 34 of SF-50), you must provide documentation, a SF-50, that provides proof that you've held a permanent position with career or career-conditional status.
To claim veterans' preference, submit a DD-214 indicating the most recent dates of service, character of service and type of discharge. To claim 10% or more disability, submit a VA certification letter in addition to a DD-214. (If selected, a completed SF-15 will be required prior to your entrance on duty.). Future military retirees can submit a "Statement of Service" only if retirement DD 214 or proof of transitional leave is not yet available. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable).
· Any additional documentation that would provide proof of your eligibility category for which you are applying. Required documents are listed next to the eligibility category in the "Other Information" section below.
· Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Applicants must be well-qualified, which is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position established by the Best Qualified category definition. You must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for this program: a separation notice, a SF-50 documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; or a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. Section 8337(h) or Section 8456. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
Submission of a resume alone is NOT a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional form/s and/or supplemental materials. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Working for OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usa.gov/Federal-Employees/Benefits.shtml. (http://www.usa.gov/Federal-Employees.Benefits.shtml)(http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits//etc).
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, June 07, 2017 to receive consideration.
1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
2. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
3. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1963060.
2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, June 07, 2017 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
3. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
Agency contact information
Barry L. McFadden
AddressDFAS Office of Inspector General DFAS OIG
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Indianapolis, IN 46249
When your application package has been reviewed, you will receive an email advising whether or not you were determined to be best qualified and referred to the hiring manager. Referred candidates may be contracted for an interview. You will be notified when the selection process is complete.
To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. If you submit a question to the OIG Recruiter, please include your name, the job title and the job announcement number to assist the specialists in providing a response in a timely manner.
Reasonable Accommodation: OIG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the OIG recruiter. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation is made on an individual case basis.
Equal Employment Opportunity: OIG is an equal opportunity employer. Selections for this position are based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other non-merit based factors.
Veterans Information: If you are claiming 5-point Veteran's Preference, you must submit your most claiming disability, in addition to your DD-214, you must submit a signed and dated SF-15 AND official documentation from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying that you have a service-connected disability of 10% or more. For more information, please visit the following link: http://ww.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.
False Statements: Misrepresentation of your experience or education or otherwise providing false or fraudulent information may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Legal and regulatory guidance
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/470447900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.