Inspector General Air Job in CARSON CITY, NV

Vacancy No. NV-11275847-AF-21-134 Department Army National Guard Units
Salary $77,488.00 to $100,739.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/25/2021 Close Date 11/28/2021
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 10/25/2021 to 11/28/2021

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Salary

    $77,488 to $100,739 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Carson City, NV
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to
  • National Guard & Reserves

    Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

Clarification from the agency


Announcement number


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  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    This position is for a INSPECTOR GENERAL (AIR), PD# D1707P01, part of the Nevada ANG. This position will function as the State ANG Inspector General (IG) and serves as an expert on all ANG IG issues at the state level. Secondary is the requirement to provide support to the State IG in investigating and resolving Army IG issues. This affects the readiness, discipline, efficiency, economy and morale of military and civilian personnel, equipment and associated management systems within the state.

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    (1) Serves as the principal assistant to the Inspector General (IG) in processing U.S. Army Inspector General Action Requests (IGARs) and U.S. Air Force Complaints in accordance with AR 20-1 and AFI 90-301 respectively, and other applicable guidance. Independently analyzes each IGAR or complaint to identify specific problem areas, appropriate action or resolution strategy, to make appropriate referrals to another agency for follow-on inquiry/investigation, and to make recommendations for corrective action to the IG in accordance with applicable regulations, higher headquarters policies and procedures, and command guidance. The ANG IG has the overall goal of assisting with the correcting of injustices and errors and eliminating conditions and practices that are detrimental to the good order, discipline and moral of National Guard personnel and helping to ensure the efficiency, best interest and reputation of the National Guard (NG).

    (2) Responsible for all management, training and execution for access and use of the web based U.S. Air Force Inspector General Automatic Case Tracking System (ACTS III) for reporting and recording Inspector General contacts and complaints, the processing of complaints and the recording of complaint resolutions within the Air Force Complaints Resolution Process. Trains state level investigating Officers (IOs) to conduct IG investigations and prepare reports or briefings on findings. Provides unit training and
    guidance to command and personnel on the IG process and the procedures for filing IG complaints or IGARS.

    (3) Establishes and implements the Fraud, Waste and Abuse program in accordance with United States Air Force guidance and the applicable requirements and guidelines set out in the Department of Defense (DoD) Hotline program for reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse complaints.

    (4) Serves as a single point of contact and liaison for the initiation, development and execution of the United States Air Force Inspector General Program as related to the Air National Guard. As required, assists members of the Army National Guard and Air National Guard on all matters and concerns related to the application, enforcement or condition of U.S. Army or Army National Guard or U.S. Air Force in accordance with Air National Guard regulations/instruction, policies and procedures. Conducts the State's Inspector General Program, ensuring that complaints/issues presented, rightfully belong in the IG process. Resolves issues regarding complaints or IGARs, which are received within the Inspector General Complaints Process and provides assistance on all non-IG matters.

    (5) Provides advice on all matters under investigation by the Office of the State Inspector General and conducts or supervises investigations, as required, in effecting a resolution for an IG complaint or IGAR. Conducts recurring/special investigations/inquiries, analyses, and studies as required. Special investigations would include such areas as Intelligence Oversight (IO), Internal Management Control Program (IMCP), Contracting, Environmental Quality Control (EQC), reprisals, or whistle blower cases involving applicable military and civilian personnel and Improper Mental Health Evaluations. Conducts automated database searches as requested by the IG and others to support investigations and inquiries.

    (6) Serves as the Air Force Inspector General Program Manager, primarily for Air National Guard wings and statewide geographically separated units (GSU's), and provides assistance and advice to the State Inspector General, as required, on all matters subject to the jurisdiction of the office of the State Inspector and as directed by the Adjutants General, or Commanding General. Evaluates unit training and provides confidential observations regarding unit performance to commanders and the Adjutant General or Commanding General.

    (7) Conducts the State's Congressional Inquiries Program on ANG matters serving as the command liaison officer for Congressional inquiries. Upon receipt of congressional inquiry, determines appropriate functional office of primary responsibility (OPR) and assigns inquiry to them for response. In addition, serves as the Privacy Act officer on all matters related to the ANG within the IG office, which includes Freedom of Information Act responsibilities.

    (8) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment


    Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. In compliance with Title 32 United States Code, the compatible military skill set is determined by the applicable service manpower requirements. Upon selection, individuals are assigned to the authorized position and its compatible military skill in accordance with Air force skill classification directives, statutes, and National Guard Bureau regulations. The Dual Status technician must obtain and maintain all military skill requirements in regard to training, education, certifications, and experience. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

    Compatible Military Assignment:
    OFFICER: O3 through O5
    COMPATIBLE DAFSC: 087Q0 - Must be willing to obtain the required compatible AFSC within 12 months of assignment.

    *Other Requirements & Conditions of Employment:
    - National Guard Membership is required.
    - Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    - Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
    - Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
    - May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    - Must maintain local network access.
    - Wear the uniform appropriate for the members' grade and component of the armed forces, maintaining standards of conduct and appearance.
    - This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
    - Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
    - May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
    -The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
    - For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Education requirement is based upon the qualification standards for the specific position and is stated under the heading "EDUCATION". Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experience. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE (IN THEIR OWN WORDS) THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION OR YOU MAY BE DISQUALIFIED.

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: To qualify an applicant, apply and evaluate the applicant's competencies, experiences, completed education, learned skills, obtained knowledge, endorsed abilities, and training program accomplishments. The following six basic qualification competencies are required to successfully meet the basic qualification factors within an applicable INSPECTOR GENERAL position:
    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; and
    8. Skilled in comprehending and interpreting directives and laws.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Defined as specified experiences that prepared the applicant to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities, with the required competency level, as defined by the applicable position description. Each applicant must have the education and validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade for dual status technician appointment. Applicants must have the experiences, education, or training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. Applicants must demonstrate the ability or have endorsements that indicate the ability to perform and learn the cited duties as follows:
    The organizational location of this position is in the Joint Force Headquarters-State, Adjutant General's Personal Staff and Office of the Inspector General. Serves as the alternate State National Guard Inspector General to provide direct support to the Inspector General (active duty) in addressing, investigating, and resolving Army and Air National Guard issues. Serves as the liaison between the integrated JFHQ-State Inspector General office and the Air National Guard Wing Inspector General office in circumstances requiring State Inspector General expertise and involvement.

    Must possess 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.

    You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Training/Educational claims. To receive credit for Training/Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Training/Education requirements for this position.

    Additional information

    - If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (
    - No PCS funds are available.
    - This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.
    - Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.
    - Military Incentives - Bonuses and Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and/or Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.
    - Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION: In accordance with the State Merit Placement Plan, candidates will be considered in order of their area of consideration category as appropriate.

    TERM POSITIONS: "Temporary-Not to Exceed" (TEMP) and "Temporary-Indefinite" (INDEFINITE) are considered to be TERM positions and are limited in duration to 4 years maximum. Employees reaching maximum TERM appointment limit of 4 years may be terminated.

    CONVERSION OF TERM (TEMPORARY/INDEFINITE) POSITIONS: Positions advertised as TEMP or INDEFINITE may be non-competitively converted to INDEFINITE or PERMANENT without further competition at a future date contingent upon available funding. For TEMP PROMOTIONS, position may be non-competitively converted upon expiration of the incumbent's USERRA rights.

    PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): PCS funding is NOT authorized. If you do not reside in the location of the position, you will be required to relocate at your own expense.

    RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE: Recruitment or Relocation incentives have not been approved and are NOT authorized.

    SELECTED RESERVE INCENTIVE PROGRAM: Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP). This termination may be with or without recoupment of payments already made.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies related to the job requirements:

    1. Knowledge of Air Force programs, policies, regulations, and organizational structure.
    2. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
    3. Ability to accurately research, interpret, and apply regulations, policies and laws to a wide variety of situations.
    4. Possess requisite interpersonal skills to effectively interact and advise senior leaders, subordinates, complainants, to include disgruntled individuals, on appropriate resolution options for presented issues.
    5. Ability to plan, coordinate and conduct inspections; accurately analyze data and prepare thorough reports inclusive of identification of trends, root causes, and conclusions supported by data and governing standards.
    6. Ability to plan, coordinate and conduct investigations; accurately analyze data and evidence and prepare thorough reports inclusive of findings and conclusions supported by a preponderance of evidence and established standards.
    7. Possess requisite skill to use automation and network systems; ability to develop excel spread sheets.
    8. Knowledge of Air Force core values and requisite leadership attributes; ability to consistently apply such .

    If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance


    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package. Completed application package includes the following:
    NOTE: Failure to submit a completed application package including the following required documentation will result in your application being disqualified.

    1. Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. In describing your experience, please be clear and concise, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy. NOTE: Copying directly from the vacancy announcement or position description may result in disqualification.

    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your position was in the civil service, it must also include the grade and series for all positions held. If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    2. OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment
    You will find the OF-306 at this link:
    NOTE: Do not answer questions 9 through 13 on page 1 of the OF-306 titled, "Background Information". This information will be collected during pre-employment screening should you receive a conditional offer of employment.

    3. SF-181 (Ethnicity and Race Identification)
    You will find the SF-181 at this link:

    4. Completed Assessment Questionnaire - Completed as part of the USA Jobs application process.

    5. RIP (Record on Individual Personnel) - uploaded to the required "OTHER" area of the online application manager. RIP must be no more than 90 days old at the time of application. Army personnel submit current Personnel Qualification Record (PQR).

    6. Any additional supporting documentation (i.e. certificates, licenses, transcripts, etc.) used to support qualifications demonstrated in resume and/or required by Qualifications Required section.

    • Documents NOT accepted: photographs, copies of position descriptions, performance ratings, awards and letters of appreciation.
    • Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position.
    • If multiple copies of the same document are uploaded and submitted with your application, only the last copy of the document uploaded will be considered when determining your eligibility and qualifications. For example, if you upload two or more resumes only the last resume uploaded and submitted will be considered.
    • Applicants CANNOT be contacted for any required documents listed above. Applicants who submit INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of INELIGIBLE. Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, erroneous fax transmissions, etc.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • 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.

    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.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (8:59 PM Pacific Time) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the Occupational Questionnaire which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the Occupational Questionnaire, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:

    DO NOT Email applications directly to the HRO unless there are extenuating circumstances, Please Call the HRO contact listed in the event of extenuating circumstances.

    Agency contact information AARON PARKER AARON PARKER

    NV IG
    2460 Fairview Drive
    Carson City, NV 89701
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    The National Guard (NG) is the oldest component of the US Armed Forces. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. The NG supports both State and Federal missions:
    State Mission: When not mobilized or under federal control, units report to the Governor through the Adjutant General. Under state law, the NG provides protection of life, property and preserves peace, order and public safety. Missions include emergency relief support during natural disasters; search and rescue; support to civil authorities; maintenance of vital public services and counterdrug operations.
    Federal Mission: The Air National Guard (ANG) federal mission is to maintain well-trained, well-equipped combat units available for prompt mobilization during federal military operations. During peacetime, these combat-ready units and support units are assigned to carry out missions compatible with training, mobilization readiness, humanitarian and contingency operations.

    AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: Position requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Nevada ANG. Selectee is required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants not currently Nevada ANG members must be eligible for immediate membership in the military grade in this announcement.

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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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.

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