Inspector General

Department of Defense Whiteman AFB, MO
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This National Guard position is for a GS-1801-12 INSPECTOR GENERAL, Position Description Number D2248000 in FAC 103001 and is part of the MO 131st Bomb Wing.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Temporary vacancy NTE One Year in the Excepted Service. This is a non-bargaining position. SEE NOTES IN CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT BELOW.

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* Serves as the Commander's principal advisor on Air Force Complaints Resolution and FWA programs ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and ensuring the best interest of the Air Force and Airmen needs are met.

* Counsels the Wing Commander on actions related to the Complaints Resolution process. Promotes SAF/IG and NGB-IG's requirement of unimpeded/unfiltered access to commanders to execute responsibilities.

* Recommends measures and assists senior military and civilian leadership including wing and unit commanders in preventing, detecting, and correcting FWA and gross mismanagement.

* Directs the operation, management and administration of the Wing CCIP composed of the Wing's Inspection, Exercise and Self-Assessment programs.

* Makes technical and executive decisions that direct short-, mid-, and long-term activities of the IG.

* Manages inspections/exercises, self-assessment and staff assistance visits (SAV), and ensures detailed and comprehensive reports with any corrective action taken are presented to the Wing Commander.

* Represents the Inspector General office and programs with a variety of wing/center and functional area organizations.

* Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with all organizations, commanders, senior military and civilian leadership, representatives from higher headquarters IGs, ANG/IG, and other military service IG.

* Plans, directs, and manages the activities of the wing/center IG office, ensuring that all programs comply with legal and regulatory requirements and meet the needs of the organization.

* Manages IG programs designed to independently assess and report a unit's readiness, economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and state of discipline to execute a Wing's assigned missions.

* Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules.

* Assigns work to subordinate employees based on organization priorities and consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments.

* Balances workload and provides advice, guidance, and direction on a wide range of policy, investigative, inspection/exercise, strategic planning, and administrative issues.

* Reviews organization mission, functions, and manning. Identifies requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment, supplies, training and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series

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* Under a temporary appointment, the employment is subject to termination at any time.

* This position can be filled up to four years as long as funds are available to support it.

* In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the temporary appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status.

* NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Air National Guard recruiter at 1-800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position.

* This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Missouri National Guard prior to the effective date of placement.

* Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.

* Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

* Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

* Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

* Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment or termination, contact the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 or at St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339 for any questions concerning recoupment or termination.

* Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

* Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.



Since the position is temporary in nature, the compatibility requirements will be waived for a period of time not to exceed one year. Selecting official must verify that selected individual is currently assigned to a military unit in the Missouri National Guard and that the selection does not create grade inversion.

Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).

Maximum Military Grade: Lt Col (O-5)

Minimum Military Grade: Maj (O-4)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of this position that demonstrates skill in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately; ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit; effective two-way radio or telephone communication; write English in reports and presentation formats; communicate orally and in writing clearly and effectively; skill in interpersonal communications, empathy, and effective listening; organize thoughts, research materials, and manage case projects; and skill in comprehending and interpreting directives and laws.

GS-12 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess 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 Commander's 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 Commander's 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 Guard's overall mission. 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.


Must possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university which included 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.