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Director of Inspections

Air Force Civilian Service Beale Afb, CA
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THIS IS AN PERMANET POSITION 

This position is located in an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing Inspector General (IG) Office. This is an ANG Dual Status technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the focal point for interpreting, developing, and implementing Air Force inspection policy and wing-level long-range strategic plans. Provides direction and oversight of internal and external inspections, audits, evaluations, reviews, exercises, and analyses to determine unit effectiveness and efficiency. Ensures operational, contingency, and mobilization plans adhere to policy and direct the effective use of wing resources..

This announcement establishes an open continuous announcement (until filled) of eligible applicants to be considered for this position. The "What to Expect Next" area of the announcement provides additional information on the referral process for this type of announcement.

Qualifications

GENERAL: All series personnel must be competent at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.


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An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The degree work should include completed academic courses in business management, English grammar and composition, speech, statistics, public administration, human resources administration, organizational development, public administration, behavioral social sciences, and psychology. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.

**Transcripts must be submitted 

Director of Inspections, GS-1801-12: In addition to high analytical abilities, must have 36 months expert knowledge of all applicable Inspector General Program principles and practices related to federal civilian, military, and National Guard, operational, administrative and technical programs. Must have experiences in planning for and executing inspector general programs and using software data systems. Experienced in the procedures to inspect and report on the state of discipline program efficiency and effectiveness, and readiness of military and civilian forces. Experiences involved work as the primary inspector general advisor with responsibilities to plan, direct, and manage inspector general programs. Experienced in conducting investigations and inspections to ensure compliance with agency policies, practices, and regulations. Experienced in providing policy, guidance, oversight, and directions for the inspection programs; complaints resolution; Fraud, Waste, and Abuse; strategic plans and programs; and the Commanders Inspection Program. Competent in the inspector general program concepts and policy regulations. Has demonstrated skills in the development of programs, procedures, and methods to implement, evaluate, and maintain the inspector general program. Experienced in developing risk-based sampling strategies and annual inspection plan focusing on the Wing Commanders priorities. Experienced in multiple and specific inspector general computerized programs. Experienced and skilled in writing standardized operating procedures for the inspector general programs. Experienced in interpreting and developing inspection policies, procedures and applicable Memorandums of Understanding or Memorandums of Agreement with host or tenant organizations, if applicable, as well as state, city, and/or county agencies in order to adequately evaluate the National Guards overall mission readiness. Experienced in providing supervisory duties, directing administrative, technical, and operational directions and established broad objectives for long-range strategic plans or new programs. Experienced in developing, interpreting, and implementing the Army, Air Force, or both services inspection policy. Experiences involved planning and organizing assigned programs, estimating unit resources, capabilities, and objectives. Experienced in coordinating with staff and line management personnel, and skilled in conducting all phases of projects. Experienced and skilled in providing definitive interpretations of regulations and study procedures; and competent experiences involved initializing new inspections, interviews, and research application, methods, and functions. Experienced in identifying potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impacts. Experiences included writing and analyzing projects, evaluations, or reports. Competent in providing recommendations on organizational goals, guidelines, and effectiveness to achieve intended objectives. Experienced in using expert judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness to deviate from established methods to modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve specific complex or intricate issues and problems. Demonstrated expertise on interpreting research trends and patterns which resulted in the development of new inspector general programs, methods and criteria. Work experiences included plans and programs that required analysis of unrelated and interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity. Experienced in developing recommendations to resolve issues, problems and complaints. Experienced and competent in applying qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques that frequently required modifications to fit variables. Experienced in working programs or processes simultaneously that are varied and unrelated such as, Fraud, Waste, and Abuse investigations and exercise planning and evaluation. Competence and experiences included managing and conducting investigations and project assignments that required detailed plans, goals, and objectives for long-range implementation of specific programs. Work experiences involved identifying the primary sources of concerns, issues, problems, complaints, or concepts which were not susceptible to direct observation and analysis such as, projected missions and program functions. Experienced in developing and publishing measurements of effectiveness, improvements, and efficiencies. Experienced in making leadership decisions to include assessments of unusual circumstances or variations in the data supplied by the users or incomplete or conflicting data metrics. Experienced in managing multiple and difficult assignments that were complicated by the need to compile, reconcile, and correlate computerized data elements from classified and unclassified data sources. Experienced reviewing completed work that involved cross-checking, analyzing, and interpreting relevant information. Experienced and competent in revising data collection methods or developing new approaches to analyze and evaluate data. Experienced in conducting investigations or inspections on complex subjects or into the conduct of individuals of prominence where complex or conflicting data, testimony or facts, or cold evidence was present and the conditions required careful handling and complete discretion. Experienced in completing investigation or inspection results in written reports and briefings to senior leaders or the Adjutants General. Competent and skilled to independently perform investigations and resolve the most unusual or complicated complaints or issues in the state. Experienced in making data-driven decisions for refining work methods and developing new techniques for resolution of issues. Experienced in conducting productivity assessments or effectiveness and efficiency program operations; and, experienced in analyzing and resolving a variety of uncommon unit activity problems. Work experiences involved applying an extensive knowledge of National Guard operations to direct complex strategic planning efforts and participate in the establishment of program criteria to measure and/or predict the attainment of organizational goals and objectives. The performed work experiences involved identifying and developing ways to resolve problems or cope with issues, and providing realistic data for leadership to improve planning and operational aspects of guard missions.


 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledges, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made: 

1. Knowledge of a wide range of complex inspection principles, concepts, and practices in order to recognize and resolve discrepancies

2. Knowledge of military command structure, missions, programs, and organizational relationships and program goals and objectives

3. Ability to plan, organize, and develop projects; make recommendations on substantive operating programs; develop new methods or procedures, and negotiate effectively with others to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial resources.

4. Ability to plan, organize, and develop projects; make recommendations on substantive operating programs; develop new methods or procedures, and negotiate effectively with others to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial resources.

5. Skill in designing and conducting comprehensive or intensive programs, and developing solutions to portions of broad, important, and critical wing operational and contingency areas.

An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory


*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Must have a current Network License according to Army or Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users; Certifying Network Professional.

Must possess a valid CA state drivers license.

Must meet the Program requirements as described AFI 90-201, The Air Force Inspection System, dated 21 April 2015.

Must meet the Program requirements as described in AR 20-1, Army Inspector General Program, dated 3 July 2012.

Must not have any Unfavorable Information Files, civil convictions (other than minor traffic violations), or open Inspector General investigations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledges, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made: 

1. Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately.
2. Knowledgeable of applicable laws, directives, regulations, policies, and procedures.
3. Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communications.
4. Skilled interpersonal communications, empathy, and effective listening.
5. Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats.
6. Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively.
7. Ability to organize thoughts, research materials, and manage case projects.
8. Skilled in comprehending and interpreting directives and laws.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. 

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp  


Other Information

OTHER INFORMATION:

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office.  You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

3.  NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 90 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

Job Details

Date Posted August 10, 2017
Date Closes September 9, 2017
Requisition 467434000
Located In Beale afb, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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