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    The incumbent assists the Counsel to the Inspector General in providing legal advice and interpretations on matters of criminal, civil, and administrative laws related to the programs and operations of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), we remain an independent and objective organization, conducting and supervising audits, evaluations, and investigations relating to the Department's programs and operations. We promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in these programs and operations as we also strive to prevent and detect fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. We are committed to keeping the HUD Secretary, Congress, and our stakeholders fully and currently informed about challenges and deficiencies and the necessity for and progress of corrective actions.  We invite you to join HUD OIG, where we are guided by five shared core values of accountability, courage, respect, stewardship, and trust. These core values serve as the framework for all of our work.

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15 level. 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.

    • Provides legal advice and guidance on issues related to the conduct of OIG audits, investigations, and other initiatives to prevent or detect fraud and mismanagement in agency programs and operations requiring consideration of complex issues of civil and administrative law, practice and procedure, remedies and enforcement mechanisms.
    • Provides legal services that run the full gamut of a lawyer's skills, including conducting legal research, providing oral and written opinions; conferring, meeting, and negotiating with a wide array of persons; participates in the development of legislation, regulations, and interpretations; participates in administrative and judicial litigation; and reviews correspondence, memoranda, reports, testimony, and other issuances of the OIG.
    • Coordinates OIG reviews of existing or proposed legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures, and develops OIG comments and recommendations on the impact of such laws, regulations, policies, and procedures on fraud and abuse in agency programs and operations.
    • Provides on-site assistance to OIG investigators and auditors in their investigations and audits and their interactions with DOJ attorneys and auditees and subjects of investigations.
    • Represents the Inspector General as necessary, providing advice and support in connection with the Inspector General'’s participation in interdepartmental committees and projects of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) and other interagency bodies. 

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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