Senior Enforcement Officer

Washington, D.C
Jul 06, 2022
Jul 12, 2022
Full Time

As a Senior Enforcement Officer, you will:
  • Maintain and manage a portfolio of civil law enforcement investigations into violations of the the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) committed by a wide variety of financial institutions and non-financial trades or businesses.
  • Examine, and analyze evidence for the purpose of evaluating violations of the BSA committed by financial institutions and non-financial trades or businesses, as well as the facts, circumstances, and conduct associated with any regulatory breaches.
  • Prepare written work-products recommending administrative action to advance or finalize civil law enforcement investigations.


Conditions of Employment

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.Secret- This position has been designated non-critical sensitive and requires incumbent to obtain and maintain eligibility for a Secret clearance. Must meet and continue to adhere to the requirements of a Tier 3 level background investigation.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National

  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized experience for the GS-14: You must have one year of specialized experience at above the GS-13 level or its equivalent in the public or private sector. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, or its equivalent with state or local government, in the private sector (e.g., as an attorney/lawyer at a law firm), or nongovernmental organizations.
    Specialized experience is defined as at least two of the following:
    Proficiency with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and its implementing regulations, similar laws and regulations such as those overseen by Federal banking agencies (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), National Credit Union Association (NCUA)), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), or the National Futures Association (NFA), imposing Anti-Money Laundering / Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance programs and Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) filing obligations, or other laws and regulations involving financial crimes; OR
    Building, or defending against, administrative, civil, or criminal enforcement actions, including: collecting and analyzing evidence, conducting witness interviews/depositions, forensic accounting, applying legal factors to evidence, drafting memoranda summarizing investigations; negotiating with government attorneys/lawyers or defense counsel, and coordinating parallel investigations with law enforcement or other regulatory agencies; OR
    Participation in the examination of broker-dealers, futures commission merchants, or other financial institutions; OR
    Providing advice and guidance to agency principles regarding BSA compliance, BSA enforcement, or white collar / financial crimes investigations.

    Additional information

    To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement Safer Federal Workforce Task Force 2 pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • We offer opportunities for telework.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

    FinCEN offers flexible work schedules, 11 paid holidays, financial subsidies to employees who use public transportation to commute, in-house training, fitness center reimbursement, alternate work schedules (AWS) and telework opportunities, and eligibility for performance awards. FinCEN also offers attractive health, life, and long-term care insurance programs, and the employees' health insurance contributions are out of pre-tax dollars. Newer employees are covered by a three-tier retirement plan that includes a pre-tax retirement contribution program with matching funds or, as applicable, continuance in the Civil Service Retirement System. Learn more about Federal benefits programs at:

    All candidates will be considered regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, status of a parent, lawful political affiliation, marital status, physical/mental disability (if not a job factor), membership, non-membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factor. To file a complaint of discrimination, contact FinCEN, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity on (703) 905-5052 or TDD (703) 905-3838 .