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    The Office of the Inspector General is ranked number 1 in the best places to work in the Department of Justice and is one of the premier inspector general offices in federal government. We are seeking a highly-motivated professional employee with experience in providing superior customer service in support of our mission to detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct is DOJ programs and personnel, and to promote economy and efficiency in those programs.

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    The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is a statutorily created independent entity that works to prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and misconduct in DOJ programs and personnel, and to promote economy and efficiency in those programs. In carrying out its audit mission, the OIG issues and contributes to products, such as reports, advisories, briefings, and congressional testimonies with recommendations focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of DOJ programs in support of the agency's mission. The Assistant Inspector General for Audit is responsible for overseeing the Audit Division and audit engagements that involve all DOJ programs and operations. The OIG performs audits at the request of Congress as well as self-initiating engagements in support of the OIG's strategic plan. This is a standard position description for a GS-11 Program Analyst in any of the various organizational entities within the Office of the Assistant IG for Audit for both headquarters and regional offices.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    As a GS-11 Program Analyst, the incumbent serves as a fully functioning member of a review team and participates in the full range of duties to support evaluation engagement execution, including responsibility for engagement stages through design, data collection and analysis, message development, and drafting segments of products that are technically complete and appropriately targeted to the audience. Specific responsibilities include:

    • Providing ideas about possible review topics in keeping with the DOJ and the OIG's strategic plan. Participating in the proposal planning and helping to develop the review objectives and the questions that the review is expected to answer. Helping to lay out the framework of the review, such as methodology, time frame, and benefits of the audit to provide higher-level managers appropriate logic for authorizing the review.
    • Participating in developing the more detailed review guide, developing the steps for a particular portion of the review. In addition, the employee does survey work, looking at the broad picture to be studied as well as the specifics of the particular program. The Program Analyst determines which issues need further study/research/pursuit. The incumbent also participates in developing the verification guide, including factors such as determining the data that is necessary, where the information may be found, and who needs to be interviewed.
    • Conducting their part of the review by conducting research and interviews, analyzing documentation, coordinating with technical experts where necessary and appropriate, composing work papers and summaries for reviews, performing data analysis, developing finding sheets that clearly identify the logic flow. All information is input into the electronic file system, so that it is available and useful for all members of the team. The incumbent is expected to analyze the information obtained in light of the objectives, standards, laws, rules, and regulations and make recommendations that respond to the detailed questions and overall objectives of the review.
    • Participating in the message meeting and developing key pieces of the report, highlighting the most significant findings and drafting substantial parts of the report, testimonies and briefings as appropriate. Developing fact sheets and questions for the IG.
    • Supporting the team and engaging in collaboration and coordination by developing productive relationships with internal and external parties.
    • May participate in follow-up reviews to determine the adequacy of corrective actions taken in light of IG recommendations.
    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 40% for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603592200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.