Assistant Regional Director

Wallops Island, Virginia
Feb 01, 2023
Feb 09, 2023
Executive, Director
Full Time

As an Assistant Regional Director, you will:
  • Lead and mentor a team of managers by modeling the highest levels of integrity, stewardship of Bureau funds and the public's trust, and ethical behavior.
  • Translate program objectives, the Regional Director's goals, and OSE's priorities into a team vision, organizational structures, budgets, and staffing requirements for current and out years.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in interpreting and applying CFPB policies and processes on matters directly related to the function of the region.
  • Serve as a strategic executive advisor to the Regional Director regarding policy and procedure issues, including those of a complex supervisory, enforcement and/or regulatory nature.


Conditions of Employment

Key Requirements:
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
  • Public Trust - Background Investigation will 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.
  • File a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e) within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.


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

Performance at this level requires a commission as a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) Examiner through successful completion of the Examiner Commissioning Program (ECP); OR commission from one of the following: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB); Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC); National Credit Union Association (NCUA); or the former Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS).


Specialized Experience: For the CN-71, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the CN-60 grade level in the Federal service. (For qualification purposes, the CN-60 is broadly equivalent to the GS-14). Specialized experience for this position includes:
  • Managing a portfolio of consumer financial protection-related examinations, audits, regulatory investigations, or similar compliance related activities in a large depository or at non-depository financial services organizations of 10 billion or more; AND
  • Analyzing, interpreting and applying a full range of federal financial protection laws, regulatory and policy provisions to resolve interlaced compliance issues; AND
  • Writing and implementing policy or procedures for use within an organization, agency or bureau; AND
  • Experience managing, guiding, mentoring an examination staff; AND
  • Explaining regulatory subjects to senior business official orally and in writing through presentations and reports.
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).

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 Bureau 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.
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.


There is no educational requirement for this position.

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 telework.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
  • This position reports to the West Region office in San Francisco, CA.
  • 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 .
Selectees living in the Washington, D.C. area will have their duty station listed as CFPB Headquarters. Selectees living outside the Washington, D.C. area will have their duty station listed as their home address. The locality will depend on your home address.

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: