Wing Inspector General, GS-1801-12, 16-026T
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Phoenix, Arizona
No longer open

Indefinite - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 6, 2016 ()
    Close: April 27, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: AZ16-161T-1674199
  • Organization Details
    Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
    Department of the Air Force
  • Salary Information
    $72,733.00 - $94,552.00 Per Year
    3% above average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-12/12
  • Who Can Apply?
    United States Citizens
Position Summary

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED - This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted 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. Open to current members and those eligible for membership of the Arizona Air National Guard, in the rank of O4-O5 . This job announcement is for employment as an Arizona Air National Guard Technician; a Federal/ Excepted Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit/wing and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace.


APPOINTMENT FACTORS : This position is the Federal/Excepted Civil Service and is open to current members and those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard. Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered



Prior to appointment into this position, selectee must be a current member of the Arizona Air National Guard and be able to qualify for the following AFSC : 87G0


Max Military Grade: Lt Col/O5



Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS). Individual selected will be required to take a pre-employment medical screening which will be paid for by the Agency.

NOTE: Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft
NOTE: Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance
NOTE: IAW AF guidance, incumbent must complete the wing Inspector General Training Course (IGTC) within 180 days of appointment
NOTE: Must complete the USAF Basic Inspectors Course (BIC) for the Commanders Inspection Program within 180 days of assignment
NOTE: Successful completion of other courses will be accomplished IAW applicable DoD, AF, and National Guard Bureau regulations

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.

QUALIFICATION: Wing Inspector General, GS-1801-12, O4-O5

Specialized Experience: 36 months experience and expert knowledge of all applicable Inspector General Program principles and practices related to federal civilian, military, and National Guard, operational, administrative and technical programs; 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; Experience 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; 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 readiness; 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



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.


Must possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university OR A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school containing the following: 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.

*Provide transcript or substantial documentation to support educational achievement

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

Known Promotion Potential: None

For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED to be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURE:


· Resume or Optional Form 612

· Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment (WITH SIGNATURE)

· AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSA's in this announcement with your relevant experiences.

Additional Supporting Documentation: Enlisted/Officer Record Brief (Army), Report of Individual Personnel (Air), other documentation that shows MOS/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended)

Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at . After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed under Option A.


To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above. Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

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 Inspector General serves as the primary advisor to the wing commander with responsibility to plan, direct, and manage IG programs. The work of the position involves investigations and inspections to ensure compliance with agency policies, practices, and regulations. Employee provides policy, guidance, oversight, and direction for the wing level inspection program; Complaints Resolution; Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA); strategic Plans and Programs; and the Commander's Inspection Program (CCIP). 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. Serves as an integral but autonomous member of the Wing Commander's senior staff, and acts as the Commander's eyes and ears to be alert for and keep the Wing Commander informed of the wing climate and matters that are indicative of systemic, morale, or other problems that may impede efficiency and mission effectiveness. Recommends measures and assists senior military and civilian leadership including wing and unit commanders in preventing, detecting, and correcting FWA and gross mismanagement. Develops and executes a recurring education program to ensure wing members are aware of and understand their rights and responsibilities regarding the IG Complaints Resolution and FWA programs through base websites and newspapers, bulletins, newcomer's orientations, leadership schools, staff meetings, commander's calls, and work area visits. Ensures the concerns of ANG, State employees, civilian employees, family members, retirees, and the best interest of the Air Force and ANG are addressed through objective fact finding. Informs local commanders, associate/tenant units and Geographically Separated Units (GSUs), of potential areas of concern as reflected by trends based on analysis of complaint data. Serves as wing liaison for congressional, presidential, and other high level inquiries. Wing authority for investigating allegations; reviews and assigns a variety of IG complaints, or inquiries that cover a diverse range of complex subjects and allegations in such areas as operations, logistics, personnel, human resources, security, finance, civil engineering, maintenance, training, or health care, that range from simple inquires to very complex issues that may result in further investigative matters that grow from the original complaint. Hears a variety of IG complaints, inquiries, and/or suggestions at any time from military members (including retired, active and reserve component), civilians, and dependents. Establishes policies and procedures for conducting complex complaint analyses from initial receipt of complaint through case completion/closure. Determines the most appropriate resolution path based on the complaint analysis result. Establishes methodologies for accomplishing difficult IG investigations when complaint analysis determines an investigation is warranted. Recognizes and resolves discrepancies and/or inconsistencies in complaint analysis, investigation, and findings. Analyzes complaints to discern those that fall under the jurisdiction of the IG office and those that fall within the jurisdiction of other authorities and uses the Automated Case Tracking System (ACTS) database to manage all complaints. Evaluates or frames allegations including conducting interviews, fact-finding, and research of sufficient detail to substantiate or non-substantiated allegations of violations of laws, regulations, standards or policies. Plans, coordinates, initiates or directs the actions necessary to resolve the complaint and defines parameters for investigative efforts and tailors the techniques to fit each situation. Briefs IG staff members or investigation officers (IOs) on investigative duties/requirements and guide their on-going efforts. Trains IG staff members on Complaints Resolution. Writes and reviews reports of investigation, Referral Completion Reports, and Hotline Completion Reports utilizing the ACTS database. Works closely with SAF/IG, NGB-IG. GMAJCOM/IG, ANG/IG and State IG on appropriateness of investigations and determinations to resolve complaints. Directs the operation, management and administration of the Wing CCIP composed of the Wing's Inspection, Exercise and Self-Assessment programs.


The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees:

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees:

1. If you are a current excepted service Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects excepted service tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

2. All qualification requirements must be met prior to the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at .

3. Please do not fax/email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.

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