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OIG Employment Opportunities

At the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), our commitment is to recruit, develop and retain talented, diverse candidates. Looking for a place where you can remain passionate about your work each day and have the opportunity to make the Commonwealth a better place? We offer a welcoming, inclusive environment with a talented staff dedicated to promoting good government.

When you become a member of our team, we invest deeply in your personal and professional growth. Our team includes investigators, auditors, attorneys, analysts, support staff and more.


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Open Positions

Program Coordinator, Massachusetts Certified Public Procurement Official (MCPPO) Program

Applications accepted through September 30, 2021

Associate Counsel - Civil Recovery Unit

Applications accepted through October 5, 2021

Associate General Counsel

Applications accepted through October 5, 2021

Operations Manager

Applications accepted through October 5, 2021

Please Note: Vaccines are required for all OIG employees (absent an approved medical or religious accommodation). The successful candidate will need to provide proof of full vaccination or a request for a reasonable accommodation based on a valid medical or religious reason before the start of employment.

    Fellowship Opportunities

    Our fellowship opportunities reflect our commitment to creating a talented and diverse workforce dedicated to public service. Visit our fellowships page to learn more.

    Justice Geraldine S. Hines Fellowship for Lawyers: The fellowship offers new lawyers the opportunity to develop legal skills and experience working at an independent government agency. We are dedicated to the promotion of good government and responsible stewardship of public assets. Accepting applications until October 18, 2021.

    Dr. Frances Burke Diversity Fellowship for Investigators:  The fellowship offers an opportunity for individuals looking to begin a career as an investigator.

    Work with Us

    If you are interested in working in a collaborative environment where you can make a difference in government, we invite you to submit a cover letter and resume. We review strong applications and consider qualified professionals for employment on an ongoing basis.

    If you are not applying to a specific position, submit your cover letter and resume via our employment email address.

    If you are applying for one of our open positions, check the posting for materials that we may require in addition to a cover letter and resume.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Diversity and Inclusion Statements

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. 

    We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all staff, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding working environment and in keeping with our mission. We actively seek to increase the diversity of our workforce and are interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

    By inclusion, we mean creating an environment where we equally acknowledge, value and respect all people, enabling them to attain their fullest potential. We specifically intend inclusion to mean acknowledging and valuing differences, knowing that the full participation of people with a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, identities and experience strengthens our workplaces and our profession. 

    To us inclusion means expecting the workplace culture to change to include people, rather than expecting people to conform any aspect of their identities, perspectives or backgrounds to the workplace culture.

    Our Team: Excellence, Integrity, Innovation

    "Working for the OIG has been the most rewarding experience of my career. I appreciate the daily challenges and welcoming atmosphere." -- Lauren
    “Before I was even hired, it was clear to me that the OIG would offer a work setting that fosters my career development. The work itself is so hands-on and impactful that not many other places can offer an experience like this.” -- Olivia
    “I have been working at the OIG for several years now. I love the people I work with and the inclusive and collaborative environment in the office. The OIG also provides great work-life balance by offering a very generous benefits package, including leave time, family health insurance, flexible schedule, opportunities for growth and more. I love my job.” -- Nataliya


    We offer a generous benefits package to our part-time and full-time employees, subject to eligibility. Some of the benefits we offer are:

    • Health insurance from a variety of health plans
    • Participation in the state pension system
    • Dental and vision insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Long-term disability insurance
    • Sick, vacation and personal leave
    • Family and parental leave
    • Bereavement leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Tuition remission for employees and spouses
    • Professional certifications and professional development

    We also offer the opportunity to participate in the following programs:

    • Extended Illness Leave Bank
    • Health Care Spending Account Program
    • Dependent Care Assistance Program
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Qualified Transportation Benefit Plan (includes transit and parking)
    • Deferred Compensation Plan

    Professional Development

    We are dedicated to supporting our employees’ professional development. We encourage our staff to develop their talents, to learn new skills, and achieve career growth and satisfaction. This can include a variety of development opportunities, including mentoring and training.

    Last year, for instance, our employees attended specialized trainings on a wide variety of topics, including computer forensics, data analytics, interview skills, and health care fraud. As part of our commitment to a positive and supportive workplace, we also provide office-wide trainings on subjects such as preventing violence in the workplace, ethics, fraud reporting, implicit bias and sexual harassment prevention.

    We also seek to nurture professional development in our employees by sponsoring them to earn certifications through professional organizations, such as the Association of Inspectors General and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

    Employees in supervisory roles in our office have also participated in the Commonwealth’s year-long CORE Management Program, which teaches participants how to align leadership-readiness strategies with business priorities.

    From entry level to management, we are committed to development at all levels.

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