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Announcement Number 12-VAOIG-048 Promotion Potential GS-13
Position Title Special Assistant Hiring Agency VETERANS AFFAIRS OIG
Open Period 03/21/2012 - 04/03/2012 Duty Locations 1 Vacancy in Washington DC Metro Area, DC, US
Series/Grade GS - 0301 13 For More Info Applicant Call Center
Salary $89033.00 - $115742.00

Who May Apply

Applications will be accepted from U.S. Citizens who meet any of the categories shown under the heading "Who May Apply."

Job Status

Duration Appointment Full time

Marketing Statement

OIG is dedicated to helping VA ensure that veterans and their families receive the care, support, and recognition earned through service to their country. The OIG strives to help VA achieve its vision of becoming the best-managed service delivery organization in Government. The OIG continues to be responsive to the needs of customers by working with the VA management team to identify and address important issues.


OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; the Office of Contract Review; and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, the OIG has offices located in 30 cities throughout the country.

The Special Assistant has a support role on a wide range of internal management and operational matters affecting the Office of Audits and Evaluations, OIG, VA and other government agencies.


U.S. Citizens from the LOCAL COMMUTING AREA who meet ONE of the following:

Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status/former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.

Individuals eligible under CTAP/ICTAP.

Federal employees in excepted service positions covered by an interchange agreement.

Individuals eligible for appointment under authorities; e.g., disabled individuals, returned volunteers from Peace Corps/VISTA, Certain Military Spouses, and Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA).  (Local commuting area restriction does not apply to VEOA applicants.)

Key Requirements

  • Agency specific requirements. See Qualifications for more details.
  • Applicants must apply on-line via USAJOBS.

This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).