Salary $77,488 - $146,120 a year job type full-time
Full job description
This position is being advertised as 100% remote work.
We are seeking highly motivated professionals to join our teamIf you want challenging work and a chance to make a big impact, come join us at the office of inspector general for the department of commerce! we improve the effectiveness of the department`s programs and operationsWe also investigate waste, fraud, and abuse in the department and those who do business with it.
T he following are the duties of this position at the gs-13If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
- develops audit guides/programs covering highly complex functions of a major department function or multi-mission activity, or develops segments of audit guides/programs for highly complex agency-wide or major corporation audits.
Organizes and analyzes information using applicable statistical methods and software and uses auditing software to document work in accordance with auditing standards.
Demonstrates an expert working knowledge of generally accepted government auditing standards (gagas); quality standards for inspection and evaluation (cigie); and the office of audit and evaluation (oae) policies and procedures; and complies with these standards for data analysis efforts.
Responsible for the preparation of finding outlines and completing assigned areas of audit reports in accordance with gagas, cigie and oae policies and procedures.
Communicates orally or in person and in writing, especially with audit management and auditees, including when views inconsistent with audit findings are presented.
Occasional travel - less than 20% travel required.
Job family (series)
Conditions of employment
The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer serviceOne year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basisTo ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
Please refer to `conditions of employment.`
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Must be u.sCitizen or u.sNational
You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement
Specialized experience: for the gs-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the gs-12 grade level in the federal serviceSpecialized experience for this position includes t aking the lead team role in planning, conducting, and documenting results of audits or evaluation projects in accordance with applicable standards and providing recommendationsExamples of such experience may include:
Coordinating audit or evaluation activities of team members on projects (i.eReviewing work of junior staff ensuring it is sufficient, competent, and includes relevant evidence to support results and findings; providing written comments on junior staff`s documented work when revisions are needed to ensure the evidence supports the results and findings.) or
Conducting and documenting the results of interviews with key organizational authorities and other stakeholders to gather survey information; or
Preparing and presenting audits or evaluation reports and briefings that address major management issues.
Specialized experience: for the gs-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the gs-11 grade level in the federal serviceSpecialized experience includes planning, conducting audits or evaluation projects in accordance with applicable standards.
Examples of such experience may include:
Researching laws, regulations, contracts, and management controls to develop performance audits or evaluation objectives, scope and methodology; or
Collecting, analyzing, and summarizing audit data to support conclusions; or
Participates during entrance and exit conference briefings to present audit objectives and potential findings to auditees; or
Writes segments of draft audit and/or evaluation reports covering criteria, conclusions and recommendations.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the gs-13, you must have been at the gs-12level for 52 weeks.
For the gs-12, you must have been at the gs-11 level for 52 weeks.
Time after competitive appointment: candidates who are current federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor`s or higher degree in auditing or a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.
Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in performance auditing, or an equivalent combination of performance auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing knowledgeThe applicant`s background must also include one of the following:
A certificate as a certified internal auditor or a certified public accountant, obtained through written examination; or
Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.
We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
This is a non-bargaining unit position.
We offer opportunities for telework.
We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
Conditions of employment:
A one year probationary period may be required.
Must successfully complete a background investigation.
Secret - background investigation will be required.
Complete a declaration for federal employment to determine your suitability for federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by direct deposit/electronic funds transfer.
If you are a male applicant born after december 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the selective service system or are exempt from having to do so.
Go through a personal identity verification (piv) process that requires two forms of identification from the form i-9Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the u.s.
Obtain and use a government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
Must adhere to agency health requirements, including, but not limited to: (1) must report covid-19 vaccination status when requested; and (2) must comply with agency`s covid-19 testing and vaccination requirements, if any, or qualify for and receive a valid exemption.
Docoig offers a comprehensive benefits packageExplore the benefits offered to most federal employees at https://www.usajobs.gov/help/working-in-government/benefits/.
Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
Twelve paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periodsWe pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
Learn more about federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/pay_and_benefits
Additional benefits available include: flexible work schedule, transportation subsidy, fitness center, child-care facility, career development with a generous training program, credit union and convenient access to metrorail and metrobus transit services in washington, dc, maryland and virginia communities, car pools/van pools and more.
How you will be evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documentsPlease be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a `not qualified` determination.
Rating: your application will be evaluated in the following areas: technical, analytical and communication.
Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this positionYour rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application
Referral: if you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for considerationAs part of the assessment and selection process, the selecting official may invite you to participate in a structured interview and provide a writing sample or written assessment/exercise to further evaluate your qualifications for this positionReferences may also be checked after all assessment materials are reviewed.
We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
If you are a displaced or surplus federal employee (eligible for the career transition assistance plan (ctap)/interagency career transition assistance plan (ictap)) you must receive a score of 85 or better to be rated as `well qualified` to receive special selection priority.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
A complete application includes 1A résumé, 2Vacancy question responses, and 3Submission of any required documentsPlease note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.
It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcementAs a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.mEt on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.mEt on 10/6/2021; whichever occurs firstAny required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.
All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in usajobs or uploading one of their own choosing(cover letters are optional.) to receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résuméWe suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questionsPlease view résumé tips.
Current and former federal employees - documentation relating to your federal employment:
You must submit a copy of your sf-50, notification of personnel action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status(the `position occupied` block on the sf-50 should show a `1` and your `tenure` block should show a `1` or `2`.)
If you are currently on a veterans recruitment appointment (vra), submit a copy of an sf-50 showing thatAlso, you must submit a copy of your dd214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as sf-15, va letters, etc.
Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional sf-50 showing this grade.
If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.gMilitary spouses, interchange agreement, veoa, vra, schedule a disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentationIn order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.
Performance appraisal - provide a copy of your most recent rating of record (i.e., final annual performance appraisal issued and signed by appropriate management official)If the rating of record you submit is not dated within the last 18 months, you must provide an explanation in your application as to why one has not been issued within the past 18 months.
Land management eligibles must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target positionYou can find information on the land management workforce flexibility act and eligibility hereLand management eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).
Career transition assistance plan (ctap) or interagency career transition assistance plan (ictap) documentation: if you are a displaced or surplus federal employee, click ctap/ictap for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.
Reinstatement: if you are a former federal employee and wish to be non-competitively reinstated for a higher grade or full performance level than which you left federal employment, you must provide a copy of your separation sf50 (the `position occupied` block on the sf-50 should show a `1` and your `tenure` block should show a `1` or `2`) and the last performance appraisal you received from your federal employment which shows at least a fully successful rating.
Education documentation:for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completionA college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the u.sDepartment of educationFor a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to department of education accreditation page.if you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agencyRefer to the opm instructions.
A career with the u.sGovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new windowlearn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittentContact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
This job is open to
Career transition (ctap, ictap, rpl)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a `surplus` or `displaced` employee.
Family of overseas employees
Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.
Federal employees - competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace corps & americorps vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
All candidates who are: current or former federal employees qualifying as status candidates, federal employees currently serving on a vra, ctap/ictap eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the schedule a appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an interchange agreement), or individuals, no matter where you reside, who are veoa eligibles; or land management employees eligible under public law 114-47