Becoming an Inspector General

 

THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

These positions are located in Joint Forces Headquarters, CANG in Sacramento, CA. The purpose of these positions are to inquire into and periodically report to the Adjutant General on the training, readiness, discipline, efficiency, economy and morale of military and civilian personnel, equipment, and associated management systems within the command. These positions include performance of the following functions: teaching and training, assistance, investigations and inspections.

Detailed IG (Officer) - Duties and Responsibilities

The officer will serve as a detailed inspector general who performs the duties as the Chief, Assistance & Investigations Branch or Chief, Inspections Branch, Office of the Inspector General, California National Guard. Supervises, receives, analyzes, resolves and responds to requests for assistance from Army and Air Guard members and civilian employees. Conducts investigative inquiries and investigations into allegations of misconduct, violations of policy, regulation or law as directed by the Adjutant General. Keeps the Inspector General and the Adjutant General informed on the status of IG cases and the identification of systemic issues, making recommendations on courses of action. Conducts general, special or follow-up inspector general inspections (IGI) as directed by the Adjutant General. Determines root causes of systemic problems, develops solutions and recommends assignment of responsibility to the Adjutant General to correct. Serves as the proponent for Organizational Inspection Program (OIP) policy. Conducts sensing sessions as needed. Conducts inquiries and monitors the Intelligence Oversight program (IO), Internal Control Program(ICP), Force Protection(FP), Anti-terrorism(AT), contacting, environmental and quality control (EQC).

Desired Qualifications (Detailed IG):

  1. Must not have any kind of record of adverse personnel or disciplinary action or negative command recommendations. Nominee must be of the highest moral and ethical character.
  2. Must attend the three week IG course at Ft Belvoir
  3. Must meet AR 600-9 HT/WT requirements
  4. Must have three years remaining in AGR tour (three year tour)
  5. Must exhibit professional appearance and conduct on and off duty
  6. Must be proficient in office programs such as word, PowerPoint, excel and the internet.
  7. Must have successfully completed 12 months of company command.
  8. Ability to interact with senior leaders
  9. Working knowledge of a wide range of Army Regulations
  10. Familiarity with OIP program and inspection methods
  11. Must possess superior written and oral communications skills

Submit the Following to Apply:

  • Commanders recommendation
  • Current DA Photo
  • Biographical sketch
  • Certified copy Officer Record Brief (ORB)
  • Certified DA Form 705
  • SF88 and 93 (must be within the last five years)
  • Last 10 OERs

Selecting Officials:

The Inspector General, California National Guard
The Adjutant General, California National Guard
Inspector General, National Guard Bureau
The Inspector General of the Army

 

Assistant IG (Enlisted) - Duties and Responsibilities

Receive and process requests for assistance, conduct IG inquiries, assist detailed IGs in conducting IG investigations, IG inspections and performing administrative duties. Assistant IGs assist detailed IGs in the conduct of inspections and investigations by being a member of an inspection/investigation team led by the detailed IG, or by leading an inspection team which is under the detailed IGs supervision. Performs preliminary analysis of issues and determines best approach to solve problems. Analyzes systemic issues and determines root causes. Communicates clearly and professionally when dealing with sensitive issues in person or over the phone. Frequently prepares and presents briefings on cases orally to senior leaders. Demonstrates courage of conviction and ability to interact with senior leaders. Prepares correspondence on a daily basis for an officer's signature to senior officials and higher headquarters. Displays a high standard of professionalism, military appearance, and conduct. Travels on occasional overnight TDY to conduct investigations, inspections, or assistance visits.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Position is MOS Immaterial, Admin MOS preferred.
  2. Associate Degree or equivalent, 4-year degree preferred.
  3. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  4. A functional knowledge of the different directorates/offices within JFHQ, the CA ARNG, and the Army as a whole.
  5. Must be knowledgeable with a wide range of Army Regulations.
  6. Strong computer skills. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, MILPO APPS, AFCOS, MMPA, and the Internet.
  7. Ability to interact regularly with senior leaders.
  8. RNCO/PSNCO experience preferred.
  9. Must have strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills.
  10. Candidate must possess and be of high moral and ethical character.
  11. Selection is conditional pending completion of background check and TIG approval.
  12. Selected individual will be required to attend and graduate from the IG school at Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Submit the Following to Apply:

  • Commander's recommendation
  • Current DA Photo
  • Biographical Sketch
  • Certified Copy Enlisted Record Brief (ERB)
  • Certified DA Form 705
  • SF88 and 93 (must be within the last five years)
  • Last 10 NCOERs

Selecting Officials:

The Inspector General, California National Guard
The Adjutant General, California National Guard
Inspector General, National Guard Bureau
The Inspector General of the Army

Program
State Inspector General
Office of the Adjutant General:Special Staff:State Inspector General

 

 

Leader's Handbook - CAARNG - Inspector Generalhttp://www.calguard.ca.gov/sig/Documents/IG Leader Book - April 2012.pdfLeader's Handbook - CAARNG - Inspector Generalapplication/pdf Regulations and Manuals

 

 

 

 

 

 

DA Form 1559 - Inspector General Action Request Continuation Sheethttp://www.calguard.ca.gov/sig/Documents/DA Form 1559 Continuation Sheet.pdfDA Form 1559 - Inspector General Action Request Continuation Sheetapplication/pdf Form Document

 

 

 

 

 

 

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