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    Summary

    OIG is organized into seven operational units: the Immediate Office of the Inspector General, Office of the Counselor, Office of Audits and Evaluations, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Investigations, Office of Management and Administration, and Office of Special Reviews. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 60 locations throughout the country.

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    Responsibilities

    The Veterans Claims Examiner is located in the Office of Audits and Evaluations, Benefits Inspection Division. The division conducts benefit inspections and integrity reviews of various aspects pertaining to Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). Specifically, the division reviews the quality assurance and disability compensation claims processing, as well as examination of the management and performance of other VBA benefit programs. The incumbent is part of a team to ensure our Nation’s Veterans receive timely and accurate benefits and services. This division contributes to improved management of benefits processing activities and Veterans’ services by conducting onsite inspections at VA Regional Offices (VAROs). The independent inspections and reviews provide recurring oversight focused on disability compensation claims processing and performance of Veterans Service Center operations. The objectives of the inspections and reviews are to: Evaluate how well VAROs are accomplishing their mission of providing Veterans with access to high-quality benefits and services; determine whether management controls ensure compliance with VA regulations and policies; assist management in achieving program goals; and minimize the risk of fraud, waste, and other abuses; identify and report systemic trends in VARO operations. In addition to these inspections, reviews may examine issues or allegations referred by VA employees, members of Congress, or other stakeholders.

    As a Veterans Claims Examiner, you will:
    - Plan and conduct a broad range of inspection assignments, requiring integrated analysis of a number of different documents, case files, and information systems as well as management programs, systems, and operations.
    - Provide technical expertise on compensation and pension benefits.
    - Prepare comprehensive written technical reports, present findings and recommendations for review and examination.
    - Prepare and conduct inspections and program evaluations.
    - Identify techniques or methods to use in gathering data and documentation.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596679400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.