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    This position is located in the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG), The Office of Legislative Affairs and Communications (OLAC). The Office of Legislative Affairs and Communications (OLAC) is responsible for leading the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General communications by engaging with and informing internal and external audiences.

    As a Supervisory Congressional Affairs Specialist, GS-0301-14, your typical work assignments may include the following:

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    • Incumbent is an experienced legislative affairs professional and will assist in the annual formulation and execution of an outreach plan for engaging Congress that effectively supports DoD OIG priorities.
    • Serves as a legislative liaison, strategist and analyst.
    • Leads coordination of information from a variety of DoD OIG components and senior leaders to develop complete and timely responses for Congressional inquiries.
    • Develops strategies to establish, improve and maintain close working relationships with congressional staff members and other DoD OIG legislative stakeholders. Conducts face-to-face meetings with Congressional sources.
    • Monitors and analyzes the impact of legislation on programs and operations of the DoD IG. Develops and helps implement sound strategies in response to legislation impacting the DoD IG.
    • Prepares DoD IG leadership to testify at Congressional hearings, including arranging pre-hearing engagements, drafting testimony and response to questions raised during the hearing or for the hearing record.
    • Based on judgment and familiarity with the standards and practices of criminal investigative organizations and audit agencies within the DoD OIG and the Department of Defense, tasks inquiries to appropriate internal and external offices for response.
    • Exercises the full range of supervisory authorities for GS-14 subordinate employees. Plans and schedules work assignments, establishes performance standards and evaluates employee performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May require less than 10% temporary travel duty (TDY)

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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