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    Summary

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent office whose mission is to promote excellence, integrity, and accountability throughout the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In our dynamic environment, the OIG conducts investigations, audits, evaluations, and inspections to enhance program effectiveness and efficiency and to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and mismanagement in DHS programs and operations.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Program Analyst/Inspector in the Office of Special Reviews and Evaluations (SRE) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG), you will assist in conducting sensitive, impactful, and high-profile reviews of DHS programs and personnel, including in the areas of immigration, border and transportation security, disaster response, and civil liberties. SRE frequently conducts reviews at the request of Congress or senior DHS officials, and as a result of allegations of waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement received through our Office of Investigations. Examples of recent published SRE work include:

    Inspectors in SRE may work with attorneys, auditors, and/or special agents in small multi-disciplinary teams. The teams conduct thorough reviews on tight timeframes, and produce reports and recommendations that drive important and tangible improvement within DHS and keep Congress informed of DHS activities. SRE program analyst responsibilities include:- PLANNING/RESEARCHING: Participate in planning and researching inspections of complex and sensitive DHS programs or operations with other inspectors and program analysts- COLLECTING INFORMATION: Assist with collecting data regarding DHS operations from a variety of sources, including interviews, observations, and file/data reviews and help to appropriately determine the data's relevance and reliability- ANALYZING INFORMATION: Take part in conducting analytical research to discern relevant information and to identify trends, patterns or relationships- COMMUNICATING: Contribute to drafting reports, briefings, presentations and other written products that present complex information in a clear, balanced manner. Communicate in a concise and organized manner with peers and supervisors.- REPRESENTING THE AGENCY: Present a professional image of the agency when interacting with others, fostering trust and credibility.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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