The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) is a temporary organization enacted to ensure accountability during the U.S. government’s involvement in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. SIGAR has a highly specialized mission to provide independent and objective oversight of Afghanistan reconstruction to both the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State. We are focused on promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness and preventing and detecting fraud, waste, and abuse of U.S. taxpayer funds.
All eligible applicants must be-
(a) U.S. citizens;
(b) Able to obtain and maintain a security clearance;
(c) Able to obtain and maintain a medical clearance; and
(d) Willing to accept temporary duty (TDY) assignments or deploy to Afghanistan.
SIGAR is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
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General Employment Information
Full-time, excepted service appointments are generally 13-month term appointments with extension options. Appointments, however, may terminate early at the will of the Inspector General (IG). Any SIGAR employee who completes at least 12 months of continuous service after December 16, 2014, or who is employed on the date on which SIGAR terminates, whichever occurs first, shall acquire competitive civil service status.
Appointments with SIGAR for less than 12 months may not convey eligibility to participate in the federal benefit program.
Federal employees in a benefit-covered position, who do not have a break in service and have an appointment greater than 12 months, are eligible to continue their federal benefits including leave accrual and the retirement deduction. In addition, the salary earned in the SIGAR position may be used in the high three Federal retirement computation.
Reemployed Annuitants may be selected and placed in a SIGAR position without a reduction in pay or the annuity.
SIGAR also accepts resumes from current U.S. Federal Government employees who wish to be considered for an assignment with return rights to their current Federal employer. Federal employees selected for appointment with SIGAR may be granted return rights to their permanent position with the consent of the head of their agency. The employee is strongly encouraged to coordinate the details with his/her supervisory chain prior to accepting a position with SIGAR.
Compensation and Benefits InformationAs a Federal employee, you will receive excellent benefits, including:
Applicants and employees must be able to obtain and maintain a minimum of a “Secret” security clearance.
All selected individuals are required to successfully complete a medical exam. These are offered at the Department of State or the selectee can use their personal physician.
Equal Opportunity Employer
SIGAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SIGAR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, or disability.Click here to view SIGAR’s EEO policy.