Auditor (Performance)

U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington District of Columbia, US

Work at U.S. Department of the Treasury


This position is located in the Office of Inspections and Evaluations within the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The purpose of this position is to serve as an Auditor in support of the assigned program area(s).

These positions will be filled within the Eastern Region of TIGTA, which includes the following duty locations: Andover, MA; Holtsville, NY; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD; New Carrollton, MD; Atlanta, GA; Plantation, FL and Martinsburg, WV.


As a Auditor (Performance), you will:

- Conduct complex managerial and financial audits and special assignments to assess program efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with program laws, regulations and other provisions.

- Conduct valid and reliable research to analyze internal and external information to assess risk factors and identify high-risk areas.

- Document in audit work papers the results of audit review, using correct formats, including source, purpose, conclusion, and results.

- Identify and use complex specialized audit techniques to achieve audit objectives and identify appropriate statistical sampling methods, quantitative methods, and computer technology.

- Conduct effective meetings and conferences with auditees at all levels, including executive management.


Conditions of Employment

This opportunity is also open to under Announcement 22-TIGTA-160-P. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Key Requirements:

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Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National

To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees.

If selected for this position, you will be requested to provide information regarding your vaccination status specific to COVID-19 for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. If you are scheduled to onboard after January 21, 2022, before onboarding you will be requested to provide a copy of documentation/proof of vaccination or indicate that you decline to disclose your status.

Acceptable forms of proof include:

A copy of the record of immunization from a health care provider or pharmacy;

A copy of the COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (CDC Form MLS-319813_r, published on September 3, 2020);

A copy of medical records documenting the vaccination;

A copy of immunization records from a public health or state immunization information system; or

A copy of any other official documentation containing: Type of vaccine administered; Number of doses received; Date(s) of administration; and Name of the health care professional(s) or clinic site(s) administering the vaccine(s).

If you decline to disclose your vaccination status and fail to provide satisfactory proof of vaccination you will be treated as not fully vaccinated for the purposes of implementing safety protocols that are based on vaccination status at TIGTA.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes:

Conducting and planning audits or projects. AND

Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following in relation to audits or projects:

Communicating issues identified to senior stakeholders;

Recommending courses of action;

Performing briefings and/or presentations to defend a position or to gain support from the audience;

Developing written products. OR

Planning, conducting, and documenting results of audits or projects within a tax administration organization.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Leadership, Technical and Communication

Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A (highest quality category), B (middle quality category), or C (minimally qualified category), depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the ) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.

It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 10/3/2022; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.


For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to .If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the .

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


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.