Reston, Virginia
Nov 21, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time

Component Mission

The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (IC IG) was established within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) by the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. The IC IG's organizational divisions include Audit, Investigations, Inspections and Evaluations, Mission Support Division, the Center for Protected Disclosures, and Counsel to the Inspector General.

The Inspections and Evaluations (I&E) Division mission is to provide oversight of programs and activities within the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) responsibility and authority. The I&E Division conducts systemic and independent inspections and evaluations of ODNI components, Intelligence Community (IC) elements, and issues factual evidence-based findings that are timely, credible, and useful for managers, policymakers, and stakeholders. Conclusions drawn from the results of inspections and evaluations generate recommendations for decision makers to streamline operations, revise regulations as necessary, improve customer service, and minimize inefficient and ineffective procedures. We also improve the performance and integration of the ODNI and the broader IC. Using a multi-disciplinary staff and various methods for gathering and analyzing data, inspections and evaluations typically analyze information, measure performance, determine compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and/or policy, identify savings so that funds can be put to better use, share best practices or promising approaches, and assess allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

Conduct comprehensive inspections and evaluations of ODNI component, and IC element programs and other activities within the DNI responsibility and authority in accordance with the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Quality Standards for Inspections and Evaluations.

Apply the basic concepts and approaches for inspections and evaluations work in support of inspection and evaluation plan development, project execution, development of objectives, maintenance of planning schedules, and the development of findings and recommendations.

Support other inspectors and inspection and evaluation teams by searching for, gathering, screening, and providing factual information and explanations related to the inspection to include supporting interviews, defining data collection requirements, collecting and analyzing data and records, and synthesizing information to develop findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

Support the development of inspection and evaluation reports from analysis of complex programs/processes for assigned topic areas. Ensure written documents, including reports of inspection and evaluation, memoranda to management, and other documents, are written in compliance with the CIGIE Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation and I&E Division standards.

Support the development and presentation of briefings for senior leaders regarding findings and the status of complex inspections and evaluations.

Monitor and assess the progress of corrective actions taken by senior ODNI and IC leadership, and in providing substantive advice and innovative solutions to senior officials regarding the implementation and closure of recommendations.

Engage with Offices of Inspector General (OIGs) across the IC by supporting collaborative work and offering meaningful content to the Assistant Inspector General for I&E for the quarterly Inspections Committee meetings, and with OIGs across the federal government to maintain awareness of best business practices and current initiatives.


Conditions of Employment

Desired Requirements

Certifications/Licenses: Not Required

Other: IC experience is highly desired, but not required; oversight experience in the Federal OIG community is highly desired, but not required.

Who May Apply
Current GS employees at the same grade or up to one grade lower than the advertised position grade may 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 GS employees at the same grade or up to one grade lower than the advertised positions grade may apply.)
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade as the advertised positions grade may apply.)
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
    • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees at the same grade or up to one grade lower than the advertised positions grade may 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.
  • A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current 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.


Mandatory and Educational Requirements

Ability to support the development of written studies, conduct reviews, and contribute to the development of reports and other products in accordance with established standards.

Ability to exercise professional judgment and critical thinking skills including the ability to think strategically, to identify needs and requirements, form objective conclusions based on empirical facts, qualitative and quantitative data, evidence, and other pertinent information, and to consider alternate solutions, courses of action, and strategies to address complex, controversial, and multi-faceted issues.

Ability to examine information, uncovering root causes, developing findings, and making cogent, actionable recommendations.

Ability to anticipate issues, resolve conflict among multiple priorities, and implement effective solutions to prevent problems that might impact timelines and deliverables.

Ability to communicate both orally and in writing to audiences varying widely in background in clear and logical products that are meaningful, compelling, and relevant.

Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work in a team environment, and collaborate with OIGs across the Federal government on complex issues and areas of concern that transcend individual government agencies.

Lead by example and exemplify core values of Integrity, Independence, Commitment, Diversity and Transparency.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Applicant must have at least two full years of experience in one or more of the following subject matter areas: inspection/evaluation or related field; contract; policy; budget; security; human resources; logistics; or, an intelligence discipline.

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Additional information

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 and, by unclassified email at, 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 ABOVE .

JOB INTERVIEW TRAVEL: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, the ODNI hiring office will pay for travel by commercial carrier (economy class) or reimburse for privately owned vehicle (POV) mileage. If applicable, the candidate also will be reimbursed at a flat rate for commercial lodging and per diem.

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