GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Defined as specified experiences that prepared the applicant to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities, with the required competency level, as defined by the applicable position description. Applicants must have the experiences, education, or training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. Applicants must demonstrate the ability or have endorsements that indicate the ability to perform and learn the cited duties.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for the GS-1801-11 level, applicant must have at least 36 months of work experiences in technical inspection methods, principles and practices in order to recognize and resolve discrepancies. Experienced in modifying established approaches, methods, or procedures to improve data gathering and analysis techniques. Experienced in working with pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of the Inspector General Programs. Experiences included working related Inspector General programs that supported missions, identified capabilities, organizational structures, operational applications and operational techniques. Have working knowledge and skills to apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Experienced in determining or designing actions to improve operational, technical, or administrative plans and programs. Experienced in military command structures, missions, programs, and organizational relationships. Experienced in developing inspector general program goals and objectives. Experienced in establishing the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions, as related to actual events. Knowledgeable and skilled in working various command entities involved in overall planning and execution of operations, inspections, and evaluations. Skilled in designing and planning difficult or comprehensive programs, advanced report writing, and experienced in developing solutions to portions of broad, important, and critical National Guard concerns, issues, or congressional matters. Skilled in the ability to plan, organize, and develop projects; make recommendations on substantive operating programs; and negotiate effectively with others to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial resources. Experienced in adapting precedents or existing strategies to meet unusual needs, special demands, and determine feasible solutions to meet mission requirements. Experiences involved providing general administrative direction and establishing broad objectives for inspection planning. Skilled in executing inspections, new programs, and, skilled in developing, interpreting, and implementing inspector general program policies. Experienced in planning and organizing assigned programs, estimating unit resources, capabilities, and objectives; and, coordinating with staff and line management personnel to resolve conflicts. Conducted and completed phases of assigned projects. Experiences included informing supervisors of potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact. Experienced in completing projects, evaluations, or reports; and knowledgeable of organizational goals, guidelines, and effectiveness required to achieve intended objectives. Experienced in the use of judgment, initiatives, and resourcefulness in deviating from established methods to modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve specific complex or intricate issues and problems. Experienced in identifying research trends and patterns, developing new methods and criteria, or recommending changes to complete the required planning and programming requirements. Work experiences consisted of plans and
programs that require analysis of interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, and developing recommendations to resolve issues and problems. Competencies were gained in developing recommendations for overall detailed plans, goals, and objectives for implementation and evaluation of the program. Experienced in addressing issues, problems or concepts and skilled in observations and analysis projections. Experiences may have included addressing difficult and sensitive issues based on variations in the nature of the processes evaluated, the diverse missions of the units assigned, and resource limitations. Experienced in compiling, reconciling, and correlating data from a various sources, separate service programs, and integral record systems. Experienced in researching, cross-checking information, analyzing, and interpreting data to obtain accurate and relevant information. Skilled in presenting recommendations and proposals for refining work methods and techniques for resolution of deficiencies or issues. Skilled in productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of program operations. Skilled in analyzing uncommon and conventional problems in service activities. Work experiences involved applying knowledge of organizational operations to affect the adequacy of complex systems, programs, and strategic planning efforts and identifying criteria to measure and/or predict the execution of program or organizational goals and objectives. The work experiences involved identifying and developing ways to resolve problems, implement corrective actions and to provide realistic data for leadership to improve planning and operational success of future missions. Experienced and skilled in collecting information, documenting data to substantiate and validate findings, facts, or violations of government policies, procedures, and instructions. Skilled in negotiating with those who resist responding or cooperating, due to such issues as organizational conflict, competing objectives, or limited resources. Skilled in influencing managers or other staff officials to accept and implement findings or recommendations. Competent to meet with senior military and civilian leadership, high-ranking managers to include commanders, staff judge advocate, higher headquarters Inspector General representatives, other military service Inspector General representatives, other statutory Inspector General representatives, or other external agencies such as, representatives of the local community and private support organizations, state and local government authorities, or attorneys on an ad-hoc basis.