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    We are an independent office within the EPA that helps the agency protect the environment in a more efficient and cost effective manner. We perform audits, evaluations, and investigations of the EPA to promote economy and efficiency, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse.  We strive to provide solutions to problems that ultimately result in making America a cleaner and healthier place.  Come join the team!

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    The EPA OIG is seeking recent graduates under the Pathways Program. This position is provided for recent graduates with a desire to work in the Office of the Inspector General and assignments are designed to complement the graduates educational field while meeting the expressed needs of the agency and organizations.

    This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Audit, Financial Directorate -or- Pollution Control and Cleanup Directorate -or- Environmental Investment and Infrastructure Directorate. 

    The Financial Directorate conducts separate EPA financial statement audits required by statute as well as auditing major components or cycles of EPA's financial management processes to assess compliance with sound financial management principles; the effectiveness of regulatory, management, and operating controls; and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

    The Pollution Control and Cleanup directorate conducts performance audits to determine the efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance of EPA’s programs including Air and Radiation, Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Land and Emergency Management, and Water.

    The Environmental Investment and Infrastructure Directorate conducts performance audits and program evaluations of EPA funding and management of environmental programs delegated to state, tribal, and local programs, including those related to infrastructure, to determine whether they meet and comply with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.

    Individuals with accounting, business administration, finance, policy analysis, public policy, public administration, or related degrees are strongly encouraged to apply.


    The ideal candidate will perform the following duties: 

    • Ability to participate in the design and development of a comprehensive approach to answer significant questions involving non-complex Agency wide programs.
    • Knowledge of program and policy analysis; process improvement; data analytics; contracts, grants, and other assistance agreements; financial management; information resources management; and/or environmental programs and issues.
    • Conducts non-complex assignments and assists with selected aspects of more complex assignments targeting various programs carried out by the Agency, state agencies, grantees, or contractors.
    • Ability to clearly communicate issues and findings orally and in writing.

    Candidates will be considered on the basis of the applicability of their education to specific EPA OIG assignments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

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