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As a Auditor (Performance) at the GS-0511-7, you will be part of OIG Audits Prg, Office of Personnel Management. If selected, you will be responsible for working with an audit team in auditing OPM or contractor organizations, programs, activities, information systems, and/or functions to assess compliance with program laws, regulations, and contract provisions.

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
  • Federal employees - Competitive service
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Land & base management
  • Military spouses
  • Veterans


  • Gather evidence in the audit process through inspection, observation, inquiries, and work sample to establish whether an activity is adhering to prescribed regulations, contract provisions, and policies and procedures.
  • Assist senior auditors in conducting audits in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.
  • Assist in discussing the results of the reviews and any potential recommendations with higher level auditor, management, and contractor personnel.
  • Participate with other team members, providing updates on the status of audit assignments, sharing information, and identifying requisite revisions to the program and/or annual team goals.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required
  • This position is not eligible for inclusion in a bargaining unit


All applicants must meet one of the following, as a basic requirement:
A. Degree in Auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.
B. A 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 knowledge.AND1. A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination OR2. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting (e.g. 15 semester hours).

For the GS 7: In addition to the basic qualifications listed above, you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service (or equivalent) which includes: applying accounting principles and auditing standards in assisting with planning or performing an audit.
one year of graduate level education
Bachelor's Degree with Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.)
have an equivalent combination of specialized experience and graduate level education.

Merit promotion applicants must meet the time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. One year at the GS-5 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS7 level.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Experience refers to 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This position has a basic education requirement listed under the Qualifications section of this announcement.

Additional information

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Incentive payments may be considered.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across OPM.

During the application process you will have an option to opt-in to make your resume available to hiring managers in the agency who have similar positions. Opting in does not impact your application for this announcement, nor does it guarantee further consideration for additional positions.

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility
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Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request an RA in your online application. Requests for RA for the USA Hire Competency-Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for RA must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency-Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for RA are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, based on your adjudication decision. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency-Based Assessments if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need an RA, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: