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Employment with OIG

Current Vacancies in the Office of the Inspector General

Current vacancies in the Office of the Inspector General are posted in NRC's online job application system, NRCareers.

General Employment Information

The Office of the Inspector General requires a highly trained and diverse workforce to carry out its mission. The office recruits professional auditors, management analysts, criminal investigators, and administrative support personnel.

  • Auditor/Management Analyst Positions

    Auditors/Management Analysts perform financial and performance audits to help ensure that NRC programs and operations are working efficiently and effectively. Financial audits evaluate the reasonableness of agency financial statements. Performance audits evaluate how well NRC programs and activities are conducted, identify systemic problems, and recommend constructive solutions. Both types of audits evaluate internal control systems.

    Candidates for auditor positions must have 24 semester hours of college-level accounting. Management analysts must have a college degree and experience analyzing and assessing the effectiveness of programs. All candidates are subject to drug testing and the successful granting of a security clearance. Once hired, all auditors and management analysts must complete 80 hours of continuing professional education every two years.

  • Criminal Investigator Positions

    Criminal investigators perform investigative activities related to the integrity of the NRC's programs and operations. The majority of investigative activities focus on violations of law and misconduct by NRC employees and contractors as well as allegations of irregularities or abuse in NRC programs and operations.

    Candidates for criminal investigator positions should have knowledge of the basic principles and techniques of investigating; skill in conducting interviews and applying investigative techniques; and experience in planning and conducting criminal investigations and effectively communicating, both orally and in writing, the facts and circumstances of these investigations.

    Criminal investigators are subject to physical and medical qualification standards, satisfactory completion of an eight-week basic training program, drug testing, and have a maximum entry age of 37. Criminal investigators are also subject to frequent travel in the performance of their duties, and the successful granting of a security clearance.

    Criminal investigators are required to work an average of 10 hours per day to perform their investigative activities for which they are eligible to receive Law Enforcement Availability Pay.

  • Other Positions

    Since the office has a small administrative staff, hiring for these positions is limited.
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