As an Office of Compliance Director, you will:
RequirementsConditions of Employment Security Clearance
- Establish strategic direction and priorities for the Office of Compliance (OC) with the aim of advancing FinCEN's and the Department of the Treasury's goals and objectives with respect to promoting compliance with the BSA through engagement, examination, guidance, and outreach.
- Create, enhance, revise, and implement the OC's policies and procedures with respect to various work functions and business processes in order to marshal and maximize available resources, provide technical expertise and guidance to internal and external stakeholders on BSA compliance matters, conduct regulatory examinations in a targeted and comprehensive manner, participate in outreach events to and engagements with public and private sector audiences, and exchange information and collaborate with federal and state regulators on BSA compliance and policy issues.
- Oversee the formulation, planning, development, and implementation of programs, initiatives, strategies, or projects to determine and improve the level of compliance with BSA requirements and the effectiveness of BSA examination efforts across all financial institution segments.
: This position has been designated National Security Level IV, Special Sensitive and requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain eligibility for a Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access. Applicant must meet and continue to adhere to the requirements of a Tier 5 level background investigation. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Continued employment with FinCEN is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the Tier 5 level background investigation, the results of which fully meet the FinCEN's special employment criteria. All employees are subject to satisfactory completion of periodic reinvestigation and a continuing life style in conformity with applicable national and FinCEN directives. Any unfavorable information developed during an investigation or other official inquiry may result in termination of employment in accordance with established security policies and procedures.
This position requires that the successful candidate undergo personnel vetting, which includes a background investigation and enrollment upon onboarding into "Continuous Vetting." Enrollment in Continuous Vetting will result in automated record checks being conducted throughout one's employment with Treasury. The successful candidate will also be enrolled into FBI's Rap Back service, which will allow Treasury to receive notification from the FBI of criminal matters (e.g., arrests, charges, convictions) involving enrolled individuals in near real-time.
There are three key documents that contain important information about your rights and obligations. Please read and retain these documents: Noncriminal Justice Applicant's Privacy Rights , for those who undergo an FBI fingerprint-based criminal history record check for personnel vetting, which includes Rap Back, FD-258 Privacy Act Statement - FBI (this is the same statement used when your fingerprints are submitted as part of your background investigation), and SEAD-3-Reporting-U.pdf (dni.gov) , (applicable to those who hold a sensitive position or have eligibility for access to classified information). Key Requirements: Please refer to "Conditions of Employment." Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying. Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National Qualifications
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
For the GS-15
, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14
grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position includes:
Reviewing and analyzing reports of examination or similar regulatory information regarding compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) or similar laws; OR Reviewing, developing or implementing compliance programs used by financial institutions; OR Establishing and directing supervisory or compliance related policies and priorities through engagement, examination, implementation, guidance or outreach.
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. Education
This job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional informationOTHER INFORMATION:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- A We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year supervisory or managerial 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.
- 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.
- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
- Applicants may be required to provide a writing sample and/or performance ratings at a later stage in the evaluation process.
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: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits
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 .