Defense Contract Audit Agency Supervisory Auditor (Deputy Assistant Director) in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

  • Duties



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  • Plans, directs, and oversees the activities of the Operations Directorate. Establishes priorities, assesses the effectiveness of programs managed, and addresses annual program plans and other pertinent areas.
  • Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
  • Plans, directs, and conducts a variety of high priority and sensitive staff studies, projects, and programs to enhance and improve the Agency's mission effectiveness.
  • Serves as technical advisor to the Assistant Director, Operations, on issues involving highly complex, controversial, and sensitive technical audit policies and programs.
  • Represents the Agency and Directorate on various internal and external committees, ad hoes, forums, panels, or other workgroups or initiatives requiring Agency expertise and involvement.
Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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0511 Auditing

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  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment
  • Must be a U.S Citizen as verified through E-Verify Program

Basic Requirements:

Degree: accounting or a related field (such as business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law).


Combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor.

Specialized Experience:

In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 or equivalent level. Specialized experience includes developing and executing programs concerning management of audit resources, technical programs, audit liaison and/or investigative support; identifying financial and manpower resources needed to carry out audit program objectives; conducting special studies and projects related to audit resources; and, leading and managing people.

Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


There is no substitution of education for experience at this grade level.

Additional information

DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute. Financial Management (FM) Certification Program:As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD FM Certification Program. The FM Certification Program is a course-based program consisting of three certification levels. Level 3 certification must normally be completed within two years of the selectee's employment start date. Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 2 years if one has not already been completed. You will be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period of 1 year unless one has previously been completed. Performance Appraisal: If you are a current Federal employee, you must be rated fully successful or higher on your current performance rating to be eligible for promotion. You may be asked to provide a copy of your performance appraisal during the evaluation and selection process. Background Investigation:All selectees will be subject to a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). You must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret level. Drug Testing:If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing. Mobility Agreement: All DCAA auditors must sign a mobility agreement. This agreement may require you to be reassigned every five to seven years. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered well qualified. For more information, go to: Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial 3-year term (not less than 2 years and 11 months) may apply regardless of their current geographical location. Veterans must submit their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to be considered under this authority.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. If you are qualified, you will then receive a numeric score based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background. Your final score will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified candidates.

  • Audit Planning and Management
  • Communication
  • Concepts, Policies and Principles of Audit
  • Leading People
  • Manages Human Resources

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Top Secret

  • Required Documents


Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 1. Resume - Each period of Federal experience must reflect the grade level of the position and whether the assignment is permanent or temporary. Your resume must document your specialized experience at the next lower grade level. 2. Assessment Questionnaire 3. Other supporting documents a. Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees - Unless you are a current permanent DCAA employee, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis. b. College Transcripts - Unless you are a current permanent DCAA employee, or a current/former Federal employee in the GS-0511 series as verified by an SF-50, you must provide your college transcripts. c. Certifications - CPA or CIA d. Veterans Preference Documentation - DD-214 (member copy 4), Standard Form 15, VA Letter e. ICTAP - Agency notice f. Military Spouse Preference - Spousal Travel Orders g. Other documents identified in this announcement

WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by the closing date of the announcement at 11:59 EST, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

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. Learn more about federal benefits.

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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 provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.

Click 'Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. 1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents. 2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application. 3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

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Agency contact information
Anita Lewis

(317) 212-1317



DCAA - HEADQUARTERS 8725 John J. Kingman Rd. Ft. Belvoir, VA US

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Next steps

Once your application is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email. You will subsequently receive an email notice of your rating and whether you were referred to the hiring manager as best qualified. Qualified candidates eligible for non-competitive reassignment, repromotion, change to lower grade, transfer or reinstatement will also be referred. You may be contacted for an interview. You will be notified when the selection process is complete.

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Fair & Transparent

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

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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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 03/13/2018 to 03/27/2018

Salary: $134,789 to $164,200 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 15

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent