Chief Inspector

Washington, D.C
Jan 21, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time

If you are selected as a Supervisory Program Analyst (Chief Inspector), your duties would include, but would not be limited to:

* Manages and supervises staff and is responsible for ensuring that Division reports are thorough, accurate, and well-written and that Division staff is highly-skilled and technically proficient.
* Plans work to be accomplished by staff; setting priorities and assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of subordinate employees; developing performance standards; reviewing and evaluating work performance standards; planning for training and development of employees; recommending selections and promotions; and handling other human resources related matters.
* Oversees Evaluation and Inspection teams and projects from the review design stage to draft report stage, ensuring that work is conducted in accordance with Council of the Inspector General on Integrity and Efficiency's Quality Standards for the Division and guided by the Division's policies and procedures.
* Assists in maintaining the quality of the Division's products; making operational decisions for the Division; developing and refining the Division's policies, procedures, and practices; and continuously improving the Division's operations and business processes.
* Represents the Division and the OIG in meetings with the Department and its stakeholders, senior government officials, and other members of the oversight community.
* Performs special assignments as required by the Assistant Inspector General in direct support of the Division.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must successfully pass and are subject to random drug screenings.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You may be subject to a probationary period.
  • If you are a current Federal employee, you must provide your most recent performance appraisal.
  • You must complete the Vacancy Announcement Questionnaire in USAJOBS in order to be considered for this position.


** As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. **

To qualify for this position at the GS-15 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level. (Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience that has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position)

Examples of specialized experience include:
  • Planning work to be carried out by staff.
  • Strategic planning and programming for a division.
  • Setting priorities and assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of subordinate employees.
  • Overseeing research, analysis, and writing for a suite of products that have significant impact on the operation of an organization or agency component.
  • Making well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
  • Rapidly adapting to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade level (or equivalent).


There is no substitution of education for experience for this position at the GS-15 grade level.

Additional information

The Career Transition Assistance Plan ( CTAP )/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan ( ICTAP ): The CTAP/ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for CTAP/ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is at: .

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): The VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under Merit Promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under the VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement.

DOJ EEO Statement/Policy:

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: