Deputy Inspector General

Website U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of the Inspector General

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has posted a vacancy announcement through the portal for the position of Deputy Inspector General.

Candidates interested in being considered for this opportunity should apply through the job portal and submit your application package along with the required documentation for consideration.  Current Federal candidates are required to submit their most recent “performance appraisal” (i.e., 2020) and most current “Notice of Personnel Action” (SF-50) as part of the application package.  If you would like to confirm receipt of application materials once you have applied, please send an inquiry to Michelle Williams (

The details for the position and the link to the vacancy announcement are provided below.

Position: Deputy Inspector General
Vacancy Number: OIG-2021-0003
Occupational Series: ES-1811-00
Salary Range: $170,000 to $199,300 per year
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Open Period: June 11, 2021 – July 19, 2021


As Deputy Inspector General (DIG), you will fully support the Inspector General, in the oversight of the conduct and supervision of audits and investigations concerning the programs and operations of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board).  You will be responsible for the oversight and management of all administrative and planning activities necessary to support the programmatic mission of the Office of the Inspector General.

The ideal candidate will possess significant leadership and management experience in an oversight function and will possess superior interpersonal and communication skills to ensure effective leadership of OIG staff, and productivity of the organization. The ideal candidate will possess extraordinary organizational vision, and be an effective change agent, who optimizes a work environment that rewards initiative, creative thinking and problem solving. The ideal candidate will be deft at acquiring and administering human capital, and financial, material and information resources. The Deputy Inspector General should also possess outstanding writing and editing abilities, to ensure high quality, accurate, audit and investigative deliverables that reflect appropriate substance, and should be proficient in liaison with external stakeholders, Congress, and senior leadership of the NRC, DNFSB and other federal agencies.

Note: Additional details about the duties of this position are listed on the vacancy announcement.

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