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Inspector General – U.S. House of Representatives

Office of the Inspector General

Position Available: Inspector General

Vacancy Announcement Number: IG-001-17

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: November 1, 2017

Salary Level/Range: $172,500

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Incumbent serves as the Inspector General, U.S. House of Representatives. The Inspector General provides audit, investigative, and advisory services within the House, including the audit of the annual financial statements of the House. In collaboration with the deputy inspectors general provides executive management to the Office of Inspector General.

Primary Duties:

Directs the mission and functions of the Office of Inspector General whose purpose, pursuant to clause 6 of rule II of the House of Representatives, is to only:

1) Provide audit, investigative, and advisory services to the House and joint entities in a manner consistent with government-wide standards.

2) Inform the House officers or other officials who are subject of an audit of the results of that audit and suggest appropriate curative actions.

3) Notify the Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader, the Minority Leader, and the chair and ranking member of the Committee on House Administration of any financial irregularities discovered in the course of carrying out his or her responsibilities under clause 6 of rule II of the House of Representatives.

4) Submit to the Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader, the Minority Leader, and the chair and ranking member of the Committee on Appropriations and Committee on House Administration a report of each audit conducted under clause 6 of rule II of the House of Representatives.

5) Report to the Committee on Ethics information involving possible violations by a Member, Delegate, Resident Commissioner, officer, or employee of the House of any rule of the House or of any law applicable to the performance of official duties or the discharge of official responsibilities that may require referral to the appropriate Federal or State authorities under clause 3(a)(3) of rule XI.

Supervisory Controls:

The Inspector General is subject to the policy direction and oversight of the Committee on House Administration. The Inspector General is appointed for each Congress by the Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader, and the Minority Leader, acting jointly.


Extensive knowledge and experience in identifying, formulating, and recommending policies, plans, and programs for audit, investigative, and advisory services.

Extensive knowledge of and technical experience with/in financial auditing, financial management activities, and internal controls.

Extensive experience with/in evaluating and recommending business process improvements based on risk.

Ability to recognize and successfully communicate sensitive issues.

Experience with internal strategic planning, project management, budget formulation, procurement, and training.

An undergraduate degree is required; a graduate degree in accounting or management, and/or certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is desirable.

Must be able to secure and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

Must be nonpartisan.

Applicant Instructions:

Qualified candidates please submit your resume through email to


All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), disability, or age.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).

Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S.C.; 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees to file Financial Disclosure Statements; for information please visit

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