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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) serves as an independent body to deter, identify and address fraud, abuse, mismanagement, and waste in DHS programs and operations.
The Office of Inspector General is comprised of seven distinct program offices with varied responsibilities: Office of Audits, Office of Counsel, Office of Emergency Management Oversight (EMO), Office of Inspections, Office of Investigations, Office of IT Audits, and Office of Management.
Daily, OIG staff strives to strengthen America’s security and freedom in accomplishing challenging projects—all of which are of profound significance to the Secretary and Congress. The OIG serves as a business support activity affecting DHS globally. Findings and recommendations issued by the OIG add value to DHS, and assist the Department in fulfilling its mission and goals. In our dynamic work environment you will work side-by-side with Auditors, IT experts, Attorneys, and Special Agents conducting audits, inspections, investigations, and special inquiries of all DHS domestic and foreign programs and operations.
Talented and dedicated professionals who meet our highly selective skills and competency requirements are guaranteed a balanced work-life environment. In the 2010 rankings of the Best Places To Work in the Federal Government, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) ranked first in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in overall employee satisfaction and commitment.  We provide competitive salaries and outstanding federal employee benefits. Please visit our benefits page to learn more.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer agency.

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