Deputy Inspector General (Office of Inspector General)

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Washington, D.C
Nov 24, 2021
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time

  • Principal adviser to the IG participating fully in the strategic planning, policy and program development and management of the OIG.
  • Provides expert advice and shares the responsibility for providing overall direction and coordination for the development of OIG policies, standards and operating procedures.
  • Oversees the development of long-range strategies and goals to minimize fraud and waste, as well as to develop innovative techniques and systems for the detection of fraud or promotion of economy and efficiency in agency operations.
  • Provides policy and guidance for the conduct of studies and research involving other Federal agencies, private industry and universities to determine alternate methodologies and control mechanisms to combat fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.
  • Assists the IG in providing overall direction to and management of the office's audit, investigative, inspections, evaluations, strategic planning and support activities.
  • Advises the IG on the progress of operating programs and recommends changes in OIG policy, program intent and operating procedures to meet the office's mission effectiveness.
  • Performs such functions as the IG shall assign or delegate and acts as IG during the absence of the IG.


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • Status candidates must meet time-in-grade (see Qualifications).
  • Must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs).


All applicants for this position must possess the following basic requirements :
A. Degree: accounting or auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor." OR
B. Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:
1. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester- hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that(a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining;(b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and(c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements. Please Note: transcripts or certification must be provided as proof of meeting the basic education requirement for the 0511 job series.

In addition to meeting the basic eligibility requirements, applicants must demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Mandatory Technical Qualifications below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations. Failure to meet basic qualification requirements and all mandatory technical qualifications listed automatically disqualifies an applicant.

Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) :
pplicants must provide separate narrative responses to each of the MTQs listed below. Each narrative response cannot exceed 2 pages per MTQ (not-to-exceed 6 total pages). Narrative responses must: 1.) Include specific examples of your experience, education, and/or accomplishments; and 2.) Address specific challenges, contexts, actions, and results.

MTQ 1: Experience leading an OIG or government oversight audit, investigative or relevant support program, applying knowledge and understanding of the laws, organizational structure, mission, functions, and interrelationships among OIG entities and other government oversight offices.
MTQ 2: Ability to oversee the preparation of analytical, well-reasoned audit and investigative reports and other written materials, including making appropriate recommendations for management to address relevant issues.
MTQ 3: Experience in establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with key individuals in OIG organizations, communicating complex/technical concepts, negotiating and defending matters involving significant or controversial issues, and serving as a spokesperson for the organization.

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.


You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Only education from institutions which are accredited or preaccredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP and ICTAP visit:

Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans

Telework Suitability:
The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment:
Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

If selected, you will be required to file, prior to entrance on duty, a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278).

Work Schedule:
This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Political Appointees:
OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the Human Resources Office.

PBGC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

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:

This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement #PBGC-22-MP-11281083EV in the SL-0301 job series. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet the requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

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