16062 - Assistant Inspector General for Investigations - SNIS Executive

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Fairfax County, Virginia
Jun 13, 2019
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time


Position Information
This is an opportunity for:
  • An internal or external candidate to fill a SNIS Executive Tier 1 cadre position.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

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Component Mission

The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) was established within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) by the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. The ICIG has the authority to initiate and conduct independent audits, inspections, investigations, and reviews of programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). The ICIG's principal organizational divisions are Audit, Investigations, Inspections and Evaluations, and Management and Administration. The ICIG also operates a Center for Protected Disclosures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
  • Review, lead, and preside over investigations of waste, fraud, abuse and misconduct.
  • Oversee and participate in the development of organizational planning, goals, and objectives.
  • Advise the DNI and other ODNI managers of investigative findings and provide recommendations for corrective action; monitor implementation of recommendations to ensure resolution of issues and problems identified.
  • Develop and deliver OIG investigative briefings and findings to senior ODNI and IC leaders and managers.
  • Administer, coordinate or supervise investigative work to assess and assure ODNI and IC compliance with laws, regulations, and applicable policies, directives, and guidelines.
  • Lead, manage, and direct a professional level staff, evaluate performance, collaborate on goal setting, and provide feedback and guidance regarding personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Represent the IG at meetings, conferences and other public events to communicate investigation requirements, plans, findings, and recommendations.
  • Promote improved collaboration between IC components, including mechanisms and activities to foster cooperation and compliance.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Desired Requirements


Mandatory and Educational Requirements
  • Strong analytic, strategic, and critical thinking skills, including the ability to conduct investigations of waste, fraud, abuse and misconduct, and to assess the credibility of allegations and complaints.
  • Expert knowledge of investigative standards and methodologies, and the ability to develop investigative plans for a variety of investigations, and collect information and evidence.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate compliance with laws, policies, and regulations, including the ability to frame allegations and complaints and determine elements of proof.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and managerial capabilities, including the ability to effectively direct taskings, assess and manage performance measurements, and support personal and professional development of all levels of personnel.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and effectively, persuade senior leadership, communicate effectively with people at all staff levels (both internal and external to the organization), brief management on reviews and findings, and organize and edit written reports of varying length and complexity.
  • Solid understanding of the ICIG's position in the Intelligence Community and the ICIG's statutory authorities.



Additional information

Who May Apply

Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. GS employees may not apply.

Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
  • For a cadre assignment:
    • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
    • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
    • Current Federal Government employees. Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. GS employees may not apply.
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees. Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. GS employees may not apply.
Salary Determination
  • The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
  • For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
  • A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI_Reasonable_Accommodation_WMA@cia.ic.gov and DNI_Diversity_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3799 or by FAX at 703-275-1217 . Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION BELOW .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required

Required Documents


Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-1318.

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