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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

    The position is located in an assigned Office of the Office of Audits, Office of lnspector General (OIG), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). OIG provides guidance on the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of agency level programs and operations. As a Communications Analyst, the incumbent is responsible for developing communications that present the results of Office of Inspector General audits and inspections. The incumbent uses knowledge of language, Congress, the media, public relations, and analytical methods to understand and improve the delivery of complex information to diverse audiences. Duties include:

    • Using knowledge of language and writing principles, Congress, the media, public relations, and analytical methods to assist project teams with needed written products, especially report outlines, draft and final reports, products suitable for media and social media, congressional testimony and correspondence, and briefing materials.
    • Working cooperatively with project teams, giving advice and counsel, and ensuring that the teams' analytical techniques, project findings, and conclusions are described in well-organized, clear, concise, and easily understood reports and other relevant documents. Working with project teams to ensure use of "plain language" and ensure information is presented consistently, constructively, and in a positive and objective tone.
    • Writing reports and related documents resulting from audits, inspections, and evaluations that take into account substantive issues and policy implications; developing a cohesive, comprehensive, well-organized, narrative of findings that includes clear conditions, criteria, causes, and effects. Consistently applying plain language principles, using correct grammar and punctuation, and complying with the organization's style and editorial guidelines. Ensuring all products meet publishing milestones and deadlines.
    • Working collaboratively and tactfully with diverse teams to explain and present technical and non-technical information. Developing training materials and training staff as needed to promote professionally written products that garner positive attention from varied audiences.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596597100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.