Office of the Director of National Intelligence Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Inspections in Reston, Virginia

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Position Information

This is an opportunity for:

  • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-15 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. Learn more about this agency
Responsibilities

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

  • Lead professional staff in planning and conducting comprehensive, multi-disciplinary evaluations and reviews of systemic issues within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), national mission centers, and the Intelligence Community (IC) to evaluate efficiency and effectiveness, identify vulnerabilities, and prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse.
  • Lead professional staff in planning, developing, and conducting ODNI and IC-wide strategic analysis for the purpose of promoting the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of programs and operations; lead staff in the development of process improvement plans and procedures, identifying areas for improvement, assessing whether oversight and compliance are effective, and monitoring trends in oversight activities across the IC.
  • Lead professional staff in designing and conducting interviews, defining data collection requirements, collecting and analyzing data and records, and synthesizing this information to develop findings, conclusions, and recommendations; lead staff in developing final reports, presenting findings, and following-up on recommendations.
  • Lead professional staff in providing expert advice, counsel, and support to other inspectors and inspection teams and provide staff with leadership in searching for, gathering, screening, and providing factual information and explanations related to the inspection, or to the compliance-related program itself.
  • Lead professional staff in the development and presentation of recommendations to ODNI and IC senior leaders regarding actions they should take to address issues identified in inspections and promote the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of programs and operations.
  • Lead professional staff in the planning, development, and presentation of written documents, including reports of inspection, memoranda to management, and other documents, and also lead staff in the development and presentation of oral briefings for senior leaders regarding findings and the status of complex inspections.
  • Lead professional staff in the development and presentation of reports for congressional oversight committees and the President's Intelligence Advisory Board's Intelligence Oversight Board (IOB) on intelligence oversight issues.
Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

15

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1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series

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Conditions of Employment

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

  • Lead professional staff in the evaluation and assessment of IC, ODNI, component, center, and program compliance with Federal law, Executive Orders, Presidential Directives, and internal regulations and policies.
  • Lead staff in monitoring and assessing the progress of corrective measures taken by senior ODNI and IC leadership, and in providing substantive advice and innovative solutions to senior officials regarding implementation of recommendations.
  • Lead a team of professional staff and assess performance, collaborate and oversee goal setting, and provide feedback on personal development.
  • Support the AIG in all planning and operational decisions and implementation.
  • Represent the division in multiple cross-IC and Executive Branch forums and activities.
Qualifications

Mandatory and Educational Requirements * Expert knowledge of and/or experience furthering the mission and responsibilities of the ODNI, IC, and OIG. * Superior ability to lead an inspection team, develop inspection plans, conduct highly complex inspection projects, and write reports to substantiate findings. * Superior ability to exercise sound judgment and form objective conclusions/recommendations based on empirical facts, evidence, and other pertinent information. * Superior analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data. * Superior ability to examine information, identify problems, uncover root causes, develop findings and Superior interpersonal and negotiation skills, including superior ability to interview, negotiate, brief senior officials, and work effectively, independently, and in a team or collaborative environment. * Superior oral and written communication skills and superior ability to plan, develop, and produce clear and logical reports.Expert ability to direct taskings, assess and manage performance, collaborate on goal setting, and support personal and professional development at all levels of personnel.

Education

Desired Requirements

  • OIG experience preferred (Inspections, Evaluations, Audit and/or Investigations)
  • A four-year degree from an accredited institution
Additional information

Who May Apply:

Current GS employees at the same grade as 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 ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
  • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade as the advertised position grade may apply.)
  • Candidates outside the Federal Government.

For a detailee assignment: * Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade as the advertised position 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. * 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.

Other Information

The ODNI offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities for ODNI cadre. * Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp * Life Insurance: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp * Long-Term Care Insurance: http://www.ltcfeds.com * Federal Employees Retirement SYSTEM (FERS) (new employees automatically covered): http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp If you are transferring from another agency and covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you may continue in that system. * Annual and Sick Leave: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp * Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care: http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp * Paid Federal Holidays * Alternative Work Schedules

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 DNICOOTMEEODRAWMA@cia.ic.gov by unclassified email at DNI-EEODWMA@cia.ic.gov by telephone at 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. 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.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the position description and requirements, and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the work performed. The best qualified applicants will be further evaluated through an interview process.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Drug test required

Yes

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Required Documents

Internal ODNI Candidates:

A complete application package must include:

  1. RESUME: 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.
  2. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
  3. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
  4. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed. WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-TeamBWMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or RecruitmentTeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both joswida@dni.ic.gov (Daniel J.), mitchsl@cia.ic.gov (Stephanie M.) and davijao@dni.ic.gov (Jacqueline D.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

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Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

External Candidates:

Key Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Successful completion of CI polygraph and background investigation.
  • Successful completion of an ODNI medical screening.
  • A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI. A complete application must include:
  • RESUME: 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.
  • PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
  • VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
  • COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
  • SF-50:Current or former Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record. WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-TeamBWMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or RecruitmentTeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both joswida@dni.ic.gov (Daniel J.), mitchsl@cia.ic.gov (Stephanie M.) and davijao@dni.ic.gov (Jacqueline D.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:

Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.

Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide: 1. WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT: from the employing agency concurring with the detail. 2. RESUME: 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. 3. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations. 4. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted. 5. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record. 6. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed. WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-TeamBWMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or RecruitmentTeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both joswida@dni.ic.gov (Daniel J.), mitchsl@cia.ic.gov (Stephanie M.) and davijao@dni.ic.gov (Jacqueline D.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

All Applicants:

APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

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 301-243-9041.

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Agency contact information
Jacqueline Davis
Phone

301-243-9041

Email

JACQUEOD@dni.gov

Address

Team B ODNI Washington, DC 20511 US

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Next steps

What To Expect Next:

The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513628600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 10/10/2018 to 10/31/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: GS 15

Salary: $134,789 to $164,200 per year

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time