DEPUTY ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR INVESTIGATIONS (ATTORNEY-ADVISOR, FIELD OPERATIONS)
OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.
Noncompetitive Consideration: Current career Senior Executives, Qualifications Review Board (QRB) certified graduates of Senior Executive Service (SES) candidate development programs, and individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility will be considered for noncompetitive appointment.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Allowable relocation expenses, excluding Guaranteed Home Sale, may be made to any eligible applicant selected from outside the commuting area.
Current career Senior Executives, QRB-certified graduates of SES candidate development programs, and individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility are not required to address the executive core qualifications. They are required to address the technical qualifications. All other applicants are required to address both the executive core qualifications and the technical qualifications.Mandatory Qualifications Requirements: To meet minimum qualifications, applicants must possess the following technical and executive core competencies. These competencies would typically be gained through experience, education, and training that reflects progressive development and achievement in managing a Federal legal program for a nationwide organization. An individual’s total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.
A. Technical Qualification – All applicants must include a narrative statement showing how their knowledge and experience relates to the following technical qualification. The narrative statement should not two pages for each qualification.
TQ 1: Demonstrated experience leading, directing, and monitoring a comprehensive criminal investigative program involving broad and complex issues of fraud, waste, and abuse through a large geographically dispersed professional workforce.
B. Executive Core Qualifications – All applicants, unless noted below, must include a narrative statement, not to exceed 10 pages, with no more than two pages for each of the following qualifications:
- LEADING CHANGE - Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
- LEADING PEOPLE - Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
- RESULTS DRIVEN - Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
- BUSINESS ACUMEN - Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
- BUILDING COALITIONS - Ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Education Requirements: Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and bar membership.
The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Citizenship: The selected applicant must be a United States citizen or United States National. Proof of citizenship will be required prior to selection.
- Drug Testing: All applicants tentatively selected for an SES position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment. After appointment, the selectee will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
- Qualifications Approval and Probationary Period: Persons newly selected for career appointment to the SES must have their executive core qualifications approved by the Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board and will be required to serve a 1-year probationary period.
- Mobility: Individuals selected for SES positions may be subject to reassignment across geographic, organizational, and functional lines.
- Background Investigation: This position is designated as critical sensitive and requires a background investigation and favorable adjudication for a Top Secret clearance.
- Financial Disclosure: Senior Executives are required to comply with the Ethics in Government Act, as amended, which requires the submission of a financial disclosure statement, SF 278, upon assuming an SES position, annually, and upon separation from employment.
- Reasonable Accommodation: VA OIG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.
- If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59, and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All applicants will be evaluated by a panel of senior executives to determine the degree to which they possess the above qualifications.
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