District of Columbia, D.C
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time



The purpose of this position is to report to the JFHQ (St) IG on discipline, efficiency, morale, economy, training, and readiness of the State National Guard. Provides assistance to Soldiers, Airmen, and their family members on a wide range of issues and subjects.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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As a DETAILED INSPECTOR GENERAL (TITLE 32 MILITARY),GS 1801 12, you will perform but are not limited to: Participates in DOD/DA/State inspections, inquiries, and investigations to perform review, analysis, evaluation, staffing and coordination. During on-site visit, conducts interviews and data gathering assignments in the administrative and management areas. Analyzes assigned area to identify procedural deficiencies and compliance with regulatory procedures. Explains Army systems, procedures and processes as they relate to problem areas to improve operations and accomplish command objectives. Conducts investigations of allegations made and problems or deficiencies identified during the course of inspecting JFHQ (State) or unit operations relating to areas assigned. Processes complaints and requests for assistance emanating from personnel within the State and investigates or inquires to substantiate alleged or suspected instances of non-compliance of individuals or organization with laws, rules, regulations, executive orders, or other mandatory regulatory requirements. Deals directly with the commanders and upper level leadership in the resolution of problems and complaints. Maintains, controls, and follows-up on each case until resolved and closed. Prepares reports analyzes trends for the IG and JFHQ (St) leadership. Serves as an instructor/facilitator in explaining Army or Air systems, procedures, and processes as they relate to problem areas in inspected functions and activities. Develops/interprets policies and published guidance throughout the JFHQ (St) and to the IG. Evaluates and processes inspection/investigation deficiencies. Determines responsiveness of organizational replies and adequacy of response/corrective actions taken on reported deficiencies resulting from reports of general, procurements and technical inspections/inquires/investigation. Participates in developing course of action to assist all levels of management across functional lines throughout the State and higher headquarters for resolution of controversial issues/problems. Manages a follow-up program for reported deficiencies through contacts within DOD/DA /State/IG offices/Internal Review/AAA/ inspected agencies, commands and activities. Performs long range planning and analysis, systematically researches, collects, organizes, and analyzes pertinent data to determine and identify major systemic issues. Examines and analyzes data and narrative information. Portrays results in terms of functionally related issues and performs problem and trend analysis to provide an assessment to The Adjutant General, leadership and staff. Prepares and reviews periodic and recurring IG reports and analyses of deficiency trends for the JFHQ (St) presents these trends to the IG and or JFHQ (St) leadership. Assists MTOE, TDA or UMD Commanders by providing timely information and guidance and working proactively to correct systemic problems which impact mission support, Soldiers or Airmen and command readiness. Conducts special and follow-up inspections, inquiries, and investigations as directed by the IG. Manages the IGNET data base for case entry, performing IG Quick Look inquiries and special inspections in areas of concern. Reviews pre-deployment individual and unit checklists to insure regulatory compliance. Develops and updates internal office protocol and guidelines. Manages internal office budget.
Performs other duties as assigned

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentive AUTHORIZED.
  • This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration.
  • COMPATIBLE MILITARY SKILLS:OPEN to Any MOS/AFSC with the desired SDIs of (Army: AOC Immaterial - 01A; Air: 87G0 - Wing Inspector General; 87I0 - Director, Wing Inspections; 87Q0 - Director, Complaints Resolution
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles, for the state in which they live or are principally employed, in accordance with Army and Air Force Vehicle Operations Directives.
  • Qualify to operate government motor vehicles and vehicular equipment for "Maintenance Purposes Only" according to Army or Air Force Vehicle Maintenance Operations Directives.
  • Must not have any Unfavorable Information Files, civil convictions (other than minor traffic violations), or open Inspector General investigations.
  • To maintain the position - The incumbent must have a current Network License according to Army or Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users and Certifying Network Professionals.


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General Experience: All series personnel must be competent at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.

Specialized 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. Each applicant must have the education and validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade for dual status technician appointment to one of the six Series GS-1801 program positions with its applicable career level, as cited on pages two and three. 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.

As a(n) DETAILED INSPECTOR GENERAL (TITLE 32 MILITARY), Per Year1801, In addition to high analytical abilities, should have knowledge of all applicable Inspector General Program principles and practices related to federal civilian, military, and National Guard, operational, administrative and technical programs. Should have experiences in planning for and executing inspector general programs and using software data systems. Desired experience in the procedures to inspect and report on the state of discipline program efficiency and effectiveness, and readiness of military and civilian forces. Desired experiences involving work as the primary inspector general advisor with responsibilities to plan, direct, and manage inspector general programs. Experience in conducting investigations and inspections to ensure compliance with agency policies, practices, and regulations. Experience in providing policy, guidance, oversight, and directions for strategic plans and programs; and the Commander's Inspection Program. Competent in the inspector general program concepts and policy regulations. Has demonstrated skills in the development of programs, procedures, and methods to implement, evaluate, and maintain programs. Experience in developing risk-based sampling strategies and annual inspection plan focusing on the Wing Commander's priorities. Experienced and skilled in writing standardized operating procedures for the programs. Experience in interpreting and developing inspection policies, procedures and applicable Memorandums of Understanding or Memorandums of Agreement with host or tenant organizations, if applicable, as well as state, city, and/or county agencies in order to adequately evaluate the National Guard's overall mission readiness. Experience in providing supervisory duties, directing administrative, technical, and operational directions and established broad objectives for long-range strategic plans or new programs. Experience in developing, interpreting, and implementing the Army, Air Force, or both services' inspection policy. Experiences involved planning and organizing assigned programs, estimating unit resources, capabilities, and objectives. Experience in coordinating with staff and line management personnel, and skilled in conducting all phases of projects. Experienced and skilled in providing definitive interpretations of regulations and study procedures; and competent experiences involved initializing new inspections, interviews, and research application, methods, and functions. Experienced in identifying potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impacts. Experiences included writing and analyzing projects, evaluations, or reports. Competent in providing recommendations on organizational goals, guidelines, and effectiveness to achieve intended objectives. Experienced in using expert judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness to deviate from established methods to modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve specific complex or intricate issues and problems. Demonstrated expertise on interpreting research trends and patterns which resulted in the development of new programs, methods and criteria. Work experiences included plans and programs that required analysis of unrelated and interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity. Experienced in developing recommendations to resolve issues, problems and complaints. Experienced and competent in applying qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques that frequently required modifications to fit variables. Experienced in working programs or processes simultaneously that are varied and unrelated such as, Fraud, Waste, and Abuse investigations and exercise planning and evaluation. Competence and experiences included managing and conducting investigations and project assignments that required detailed plans, goals, and objectives for long-range implementation of specific programs. Work experiences involved identifying the primary sources of concerns, issues, problems, complaints, or concepts which were not susceptible to direct observation and analysis such as, projected missions and program functions. Experienced in developing and publishing measurements of effectiveness, improvements, and efficiencies. Experienced in making leadership decisions to include assessments of unusual circumstances or variations in the data supplied by the users or incomplete or conflicting data metrics. Experienced in managing multiple and difficult assignments that were complicated by the need to compile, reconcile, and correlate computerized data elements from classified and unclassified data sources. Experienced reviewing completed work that involved cross-checking, analyzing, and interpreting relevant information. Experienced and competent in revising data collection methods or developing new approaches to analyze and evaluate data. Experienced in conducting investigations or inspections on complex subjects or into the conduct of individuals of prominence where complex or conflicting data, testimony or facts, or cold evidence was present and the conditions required careful handling and complete discretion. Experienced in completing investigation or inspection results in written reports and briefings to senior leaders or the Adjutants General. Competent and skilled to independently perform investigations and resolve the most unusual or complicated complaints or issues in the state. Experienced in making data-driven decisions for refining work methods and developing new techniques for resolution of issues. Experienced in conducting productivity assessments or effectiveness and efficiency program operations; and, experienced in analyzing and resolving a variety of uncommon unit activity problems. Work experiences involved applying an extensive knowledge of National Guard operations to direct complex strategic planning efforts and participate in the establishment of program criteria to measure and/or predict the attainment of organizational goals and objectives. The performed work experiences involved identifying and developing ways to resolve problems or cope with issues, and providing realistic data for leadership to improve planning and operational aspects of guard missions.


You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Army National Guard Officers: For Army National Guard Second and First Lieutenants, must be actively pursuing an under-graduate degree with at least 90 validated credit hours in a specified program. For Captains and above, must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university. The degree work should include completed academic courses in business management, English grammar and composition, speech, statistics, public administration, human resources administration, organizational development, public administration, behavioral social sciences, and psychology. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.

Air National Guard Officers: An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The degree work should include completed academic courses in business management, English grammar and composition, speech, statistics, public administration, human resources administration, organizational development, public administration, behavioral social sciences, and psychology. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 in this agency ( ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Information Analysis, Information Gathering, Information Management, and Problem Solving

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: SF-50, DD-214

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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