Travel Audit Specialist, CG-0301-09

Washington D.C.
Feb 26, 2019
Feb 26, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time

Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


U.S. Citizenship is required.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

Employment Conditions.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

CG-9:  Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 07 level, or higher, in the Federal service.  Specialized experience is experience performing the following: 1) reviewing and auditing travel authorizations and travel expense claims; 2) documenting audit findings; and 3) providing assistance to individuals in the interpretation of travel regulations.



A master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D., if related) or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education.


COMBINATION of graduate level education as described above beyond the 1st full year of graduate education, and specialized experience as described above, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 “well qualified” for this position. For more information, click here.

For more information, click here. Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.  Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

  • Knowledge of audit principles, practices, and techniques of federal/corporate travel policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of travel regulations and policies used throughout the federal government and private sector.
  • Knowledge of automated systems and applications, for the purpose of auditing vouchers and maintaining statistical and financial data used to prepare various reports and studies.
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial management procedures relating to official travel operations.
  • Knowledge of travel regulations and policies used throughout the federal government and private sector.
  • Ability to study, analyze, research and evaluate travel related material for purposes of determining improvements to the Corporation's travel audits and procedures.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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Drug test required No

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