Regulatory Specialist, NB-0301-V

Washington, D.C
Aug 06, 2022
Aug 10, 2022
Full Time

As a Regulatory Specialist, you will:
  • Administer OCC's compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).
  • Administer compliance with the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1966 by ensuring that required reports and supporting documentation are prepared and sent to Congress by appropriate BA staff.
  • Gather data regarding OCC regulatory actions in accordance with Regulatory Information Service Center (RISC) instructions, input the data into the RISC system, and update information as needed.
  • Serve as Federal Register liaison and certifying officer.
  • Review Federal Register weekly for, and alert staff about, documents that affect national banks, federal savings associations, or the OCC and that may be of interest to BA and others in the Law Department.
  • Identify and resolve problems or issues which may cross organizational, disciplinary, and interagency boundaries and impact the accomplishment of agency goals and objectives.
  • Maintain official PRA and regulation files, including processing and maintaining public comments in recordkeeping systems and the Federal Docket Management System.
  • Ensure that rulemaking documents and notices are appropriately prepared and transmitted to the Federal Register in compliance with Federal Register style requirements.


Conditions of Employment

  • 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.
  • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • 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.
  • Travel occasionally to attend conferences and/or training.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • File an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
  • Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.


You must meet the following requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-IV band or GS-11 grade level. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Coordinating a Federal agency's Paperwork Reduction Act compliance program, and
  • Drafting and transmitting agency documents to the Federal Register consistent with Federal Register drafting style requirements.

The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or through volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

To ensure any credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.


Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • This position is included in the bargaining unit: NTEU 302 Headquarters (Washington, DC).
  • Salary range includes 23.31% geographical pay.
  • If you are a current OCC employee who previously received a waiver determination permitting you to retain bank securities due to extenuating circumstances, please note that this determination may be rescinded if the nature of your duties changes. We strongly suggest that you discuss the potential implications of any change in duties on a prior securities determination with your ethics official.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more positions.
  • Click all links in this vacancy announcement to view additional information and instructions.
  • The candidate selected for this position may be credited with directly-related non-Federal experience for annual leave purposes if eligible and considered appropriate.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print" to review the entire announcement before applying.