Federal Employee Benefits: Working With DoD IG

Making a Difference

If you want to be part of a team that looks at these and other major issues facing our Nation’s defense, then a career with the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General is for you.

Our employees are highly motivated, well-trained professionals committed to protecting the taxpayers’ interest while ensuring that the warfighters have the resources that will enable them not only to complete their mission, but also to survive in hostile environments around the world.

The DoD OIG workforce is made up of civilians and military members. We attract some of the brightest, most dedicated people in government. Altogether, we have over 1,500 employees located worldwide.

You can make a difference with a career at the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General. Your assignments could take you to Navy shipyards, Capitol Hill, contractor facilities, and military bases around the world. If variety appeals to you and you are interested in challenging your skills, imagination, and dedication to excellence, then we have the career for you.

Work-Life at the DoD IG

You as a DoD OIG employee:

  • Have 10 paid holidays per year
  • Start with 13 paid vacation days per year
  • Earn 13 sick days per year
  • May choose from a range of flexible work schedule arrangements


Health Insurance
Health insurance is offered by a wide variety of carriers, of which a major portion of the premium is paid by the Government. Dental and vision plans are also available.

Life Insurance
New employees have the option of selecting low cost life insurance coverage - regardless of age or physical condition.

New employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System.

Other Benefits
The DoD IG offers a variety of training and educational opportunities including the Georgetown University Master’s Program.


The DoD OIG offers competitive salaries in line with federal pay schedules. Learn more about our salary ranges by reading the 2016 GS Salary Tables and Related Information.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The DoD IG is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse workforce, providing Equal Opportunity for all, and helping to foster the vision of “One Professional Team.”