Auditor/Audit Evaluator - Human Resources


Vacancy ID: 833197   Announcement Number: 2013-23-833197-KC   USAJOBS Control Number: 337280900

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The Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) is 833197.
1. Title of Job

Auditor/Audit Evaluator - Human Resources
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade


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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties


001 Audit Evaluator - Human Resources
002 Auditor - Human Resources

21. Geographic Availability


062480001 Oakland, CA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience



24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

From the descriptions below, select the one statement that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

1. Are you a citizen of the United States of America?

A. Yes (You will be required to submit proof of citizenship if considered for this position, i.e. Birth Certificate or U.S. Passport.)
B. No

2. Do you possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR are you a current OIG employee, including a Student Cooperative, with 4 or more years of work specifically related to the Postal Service or the Postal Service OIG who is substituting experience for a degree? (SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS OR, FOR CURRENT OIG EMPLOYEES SUBSTITUTING EXPERIENCE FOR A DEGREE, YOUR RESUME MUST REFLECT WHERE, WHEN, AND HOW YOU GAINED THIS EXPERIENCE)

A. Yes
B. No

3. Do you have at least 4 years' experience conducting program and performance audits? Postal Service specialized experience in consumer and industry affairs, corporate communications, government relations and public policy can be substituted for one or more years of audit experience. (YOUR RESUME MUST REFLECT WHERE, WHEN, AND HOW YOU GAINED THIS EXPERIENCE)

A. Yes
B. No

USPS OIG officials may not appoint any of their relatives or recommend them for appointment in the OIG. Any relative who is appointed in violation of this restriction cannot be paid. Thus it is necessary to have information about your relatives who are working for the USPS OIG. These include: mother, father, daughter, son, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, first cousin, niece, nephew, wife, husband, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepdaughter, stepson, stepsister, stepbrother, half-sister, and half-brother.

4. Does the USPS Office of Inspector General employ any relative of yours by blood or marriage?

A. Yes (Provide information listed below.)
B. No

If you answer "Yes" to this question, provide the following information in the section provided for such relatives:

(1) Full name; (2) Present address and ZIP Code; (3) Relationship; (4) Position title; (5) Name and location of USPS OIG installation where employed.

From the descriptions below, select the one statement that best describes how you meet the desirable qualifications of certification and experience for this position.

5. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or any degree from an accredited college or university that includes at least 24 semester hours of accounting? (SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS)

A. Yes
B. No

6. Do you have an advanced degree? (SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS)

A. Yes
B. No

7. Do you have a Professional Certification, such as CPA, CIA, SixSigma, etc.? (SUBMIT COPY)

A. Yes
B. No

8. Do you have specialized audit experience to include auditing of consumer and industry affairs, corporate communications, government relations and public policy? (YOUR RESUME MUST REFLECT WHERE, WHEN, AND HOW YOU GAINED THIS EXPERIENCE)

A. Yes
B. No

KNOWLEDGE OF AUDITING STANDARDS, GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING PRINCIPLES, AUDITING CONCEPTS, METHODOLOGIES, PROCEDURES, ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES, AND INTERNAL CONTROL REVIEWS

Your resume MUST reflect that you have experience, knowledge, and/or skills in each of the following Evaluation Factors.

For the tasks for each Evaluation Factor in the following groups, choose the statement from the list A through E for each task that best describes your experience and/or training. Your resume must support your answers or your overall rating may be negatively impacted. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task; or I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally an individual who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task.

9. Apply principles, concepts, techniques, and guidelines in the area of auditing

10. Perform compliance reviews to ensure that an organization's operations are consistent with internal and external policies, regulations, or laws

11. Perform performance evaluations that assess the efficiency and effectiveness of programs and evaluate best practices in other government agencies or industry

12. Explain auditing methods and procedures to others

13. Develop audit programs, design test plans, and sampling methodologies for both compliance and performance audits

SKILLS IN ANALYZING VARIOUS INFORMATION/PROBLEMS AND PRESENTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

14. Analyze conditions and elements in work environments characterized by systems, functions, and controls

15. Evaluate and suggest a course of action from many alternatives

16. Consolidate analysis of information from various sources

17. Identify situations where waste, abuse, and inefficiencies exist

18. Develop recommendations for corrective actions to present to management

ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING

19. Discuss sensitive information with others, either in person or by telephone, to gather information they were hesitant to give

20. Conduct entrance and exit interviews with management to explain the purpose of audit procedures or solicit their viewpoint

21. State multiple issues concisely so that readers easily understand findings, conclusions, and recommendations

22. Write information in a clear, concise, and well-organized manner

23. Present information to supervisor and peers explaining audit conclusions

ABILITY TO APPLY EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND WORK ON A TEAM, WHETHER AS A TEAM MEMBER OR LEADER, TO ACCOMPLISH PROJECT OBJECTIVES AND GOALS

24. Identify the most appropriate data collection methods to produce quality products

25. Use the most appropriate data collection methods to produce quality products

26. Lead audits of an organization's programs, operations, and activities

27. Participate as a member of an audit team, contributing value to assigned audit

28. Complete thorough analysis of data in a timely manner

29. Contribute to the quality of team discussions and interactions

CERTIFICATION OF ACCURACY

30. Your responses to this questionnaire are subject to evaluation, and later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify the accuracy of your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure they accurately represent your current level of experience and capability, and select the response below that best applies. Failure to certify accuracy below will disqualify you from further consideration for this position.

A. I verify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith. I accept that if my supporting documentation, or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to this questionnaire, my rating may be lowered or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. I choose not to certify the accuracy of my responses and application materials, and I no longer wish to be considered for this position.