• Serves as a supervisory program analyst, multi-functional subject matter expert and leader of teams or projects including, oversight of policies, programs, systems, and processes of the DoD.
  • Plans and manages comprehensive quantitative or qualitative projects of the effectiveness and efficiency of highly complex DoD-wide programs.
  • Serves as project or leader of teams to acquire relevant skills and competencies for specific projects.
  • Provides instruction to the team, assigns and reviews work; monitors progress for projects and ensures accomplishment of established objectives; reports to higher management on project status.
  • Prepares and staffs draft and final reports for each project and when appropriate, prepares and staffs draft and final summary or trend reports within assigned functional areas.
  • Reviews sections of reports prepared by staff, while retaining full responsibility for the reports.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Position has been designated as Special Sensitive. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov).
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • Incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with DoD OIG.
  • Current DoD civilian employees are not required to submit to drug testing if moving from one Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another with no break in service, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis.
  • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.


Time in Grade: For entry at the GS-14 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-13 or equivalent or higher grade in the Federal Service.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-13) or equivalent within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience is defined as: Supervising or leading in performing assessments, audits, evaluations or similar reviews of programs, functions and operations. Develops project plans, executing plans, gathering and analyzing data, developing recommendations and corrective actions, and working with clients reviewed and other project stakeholders and participants. Communicates verbally or written to articulate sensitive or controversial findings or proposals, concepts and procedures to a wide variety of individuals at various levels of authority.

You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp.

Paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual, community, student, social) is qualifying. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience.

Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants who have held a non-temporary General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the time-in-grade restriction.


There is no substitution of education for the qualifying experienceat the GS-14 grade level.

Additional information

  • If you have not previously completed a probationary period with the Federal government in a similar position, you will be required to serve a 1-year probationary period.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 calendar days of the initial issue date of the referral list.
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • You may be required to serve 1-year supervisory probationary period.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
  • PCS costs (moving expenses) not authorized
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives not authorized by the hiring official.
  • For more information on veterans’ preference click
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Priority Consideration: Applicants must be well-qualified, which is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For more information on ICTAP,
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  • Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the DOD Priority Placement Program.
  • Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only.
  • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.
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  • Retired/Retiring Veterans: Please be aware that there is a 180-Day Restriction on Department of Defense (DoD) Employment of Military Retirees. A retired member of the Armed Forces may not be appointed to a civilian position in DoD within 180 days after retirement unless: The agency requests and is granted a waiver; the position is authorized special pay under 5 U.S.C. 3505; or A state of national emergency exists.
  • COVID-19 WORKPLACE SAFETY PROTOCOLS: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the below COVID-19 vaccination mandate is not presently being enforced as a condition of employment for this position.
  • 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.

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.