Supervisory Examiner/Field Manager (Commissioned Field Examination Manager)

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Wallops Island, Virginia
Jan 24, 2023
Feb 01, 2023
Full Time

As a Supervisory Examiner/Field Manager (Commissioned Field Examination Manager), you will:
  • Lead and mentor a team of examiners by modeling the highest levels of integrity, stewardship of Bureau funds and the public's trust, and ethical behavior.
  • Oversee a caseload of regulated entities, including those with the most complex and/or critical issues.
  • Manage presentations to regulated entity management and/or board members.
  • Proactively communicate needs stemming from supervisory activities.
  • Follow all Federal and CFPB requirements regarding Records Management, Privacy, FOIA, Transparency, Ethics, and Procurement.


Conditions of Employment

These positions are located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Office of Supervision, Midwest Region. There are multiple openings. The function of the office is to conduct consumer protection supervision and examinations at a wide variety of depository financial institutions and non-depository financial services. Work will primarily be conducted on-site at these companies. When not on-site conducting examinations, work will be performed out of your duty location, which will be your home address. All Field Managers will be duty stationed at their home address and will be affiliated, for reporting purposes, with the Midwest regional office. Travel to the assigned regional office will be required when necessary. CFPB defines the regions as follows: (Map of our regions) .

Please Note: Field Examiners will be home duty-stationed. To be considered for this position, applicants MUST reside within 90 minutes commuting time to an approved airport within the contiguous 48 states having daily flight options to three frequented destination airports within the examiner's assigned region. You must be willing to adhere to the parameters outlined above. Applicants must reside in or be willing to relocate to one of the Midwest regional locations below. If willing to relocate, you MUST reside in the geographic region to which you are affiliated prior to your EOD date.

Midwest Regional Headquarters in Chicago: Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

The pay employees receive will depend on their grade level and assigned duty location which will be their home address. An employee's pay may include a geographical pay differential depending on the duty location. The pay shown for this job depicts the range covering the LOWEST LEVEL WITHOUT geographical pay differential up to the HIGHEST LEVEL INCLUDING the highest geographical differential.

Note: For CN-52 and above, you must have been commissioned by CFPB; OR commissioned from a qualifying regulatory agency (see qualifications section for specifics)

Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.
  • A Public Trust background investigation will be required.

  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    Selective Factor: You must have been commissioned by CFPB; OR commissioned from one of the following: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); Federal Reserve Banks System; Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC); National Credit Union Association (NCUA); or the former Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS).


    Specialized Experience:
    To qualify at the CN-60, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the CN-53 level in the Federal service (For qualification purposes, the CN-53 is broadly equivalent to the GS-13 level). For this position, specialized experience is defined as experience performing and leading consumer financial protection or other regulatory related examinations, audits, reviews, tests, investigations of financial services or other regulated organizations that includes:

    - Researching, analyzing and interpreting Federal consumer financial regulations, laws, practices or procedures; AND
    - Developing recommendations; AND
    - Training, developing or mentoring others; AND
    - Communicating legal, regulatory or technical financial subjects to senior management through both oral presentations and written reports.

    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.

    A new hire's direct and overall experience are critical factors in determining a salary offer, it is important that your resume fully reflects all of your work experience. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau determines the salary offer for each selectee based primarily on three key factors:
    • The selectee's directly related experience at the same level as the position.
    • The selectee's overall experience in a particular industry or area.
    • The salaries of other CFPB employees in similar positions and with similar levels of experience.

    We also take the selectee's skill set into account. Applicants should note that salary offers seldom fall near the upper end of the salary range as listed in this vacancy announcement. Salary may be set from the minimum of the salary range to the midpoint of the salary range. In some instances, based on a selectee's extensive experience directly related to the position, salary may be set at or above the mid-point up to the maximum salary for that band level. See information on our base pay ranges and salary structure.

    Additional information

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
    • Bureau employees are subject to government-wide ethical standards of conduct, financial disclosure requirements, and post-employment prohibitions, which applicants may review at In addition, employees must comply with the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (5 CFR 9401), which, among other things, prohibit an employee or the employee's spouse or minor child from owning or controlling a debt or equity interest in an entity supervised by the Bureau. Regulations also impose restrictions on the outside activities of certain Bureau employees, including examiners and attorneys. Applicants may review the Bureau ethics regulations and a summary of the regulations at Questions regarding these requirements and prohibitions should be directed to the Bureau Ethics Office at .
    Our comprehensive benefits are among the most generous in the federal government. They include:- Challenging and rewarding work benefiting American consumers - Opportunities for development and advancement- Comprehensive Federal health, vision, dental, life, and long-term care insurance programs- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at:

    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
    • 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.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.