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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, the Office of Management and Administration and the Office of Special Reviews. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

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    The Personnel Security Specialist, located in the Office of Investigations, is responsible for developing, administering and maintaining the OIG Personnel Suitability and Security Program, including the related Drug Free Workplace drug testing program for OIG applicants and employees and medical examination aspects of the selection, hiring and retention process for criminal investigators.

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13 . If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
    - Develop and document procedures, policy, forms or other instruments needed to carry out the Personnel Security Program. Conducts the necessary research to support new or changing policy.
    - Interpret security policies and develops comprehensive guidance and directives to supplement and extend basic national, intelligence community and VAOIG policies to suit the security programs, as well as unique operational settings.
    - Review appropriate forms and initiate all National Agency Check and Inquiries and other background investigations on employees and contractors to ensure that their employment or retention is consistent with the mission of the Service and the national interest.
    - Designate position sensitivity, initiate, coordinate and adjudicate the background investigations of applicants, employees and contractors for the VAOIG.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0080 Security Administration

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527009900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.