Deputy Chief Risk Officer

Washington D.C.
Jun 08, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
Executive, Chief
Full Time

About the Agency

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is widely considered to be one of the best retirement plans in the world and a model for defined contribution plans. We are seeking a champion for its continual improvement. The FRTIB is an Independent Federal Agency responsible for administering the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). We help Federal employees and members of the Uniformed Services retire with dignity by providing benefits similar to private sector 401(k) plans.

Mission - Our Core Purpose: Administer the TSP solely in the interest of the participants and beneficiaries
Core Values - Participant-Focused, Integrity, Collaboration

Voted as one of the top Best Places to Work in the Federal Government as ranked by the Partnership for Public Service in the Small Agencies category of Best Places to Work Rankings, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) is looking for a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as Deputy Chief Risk Officer.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Incumbent is required to travel less than 15 percent of the time.

  • Yes
  • You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
  • To qualify for this position, applicants must meet the specialized experience as described below:

    Specialized Experience: Experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position typically in or directly related to enterprise risk management, internal controls, and auditing and is equivalent to the work performed at the next lower grade level.

    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 is defined as managing or directing risk management programs, functions, and methodologies that cover the enterprise to include experience proactively managing risks such as financial, operational, legal, and reputational risk sufficient to identify or analyze risk management problems or issues, and develop alternative solutions in coordination with internal and external stakeholders.

    Education may not be substituted for experience at this grade level.
    Professional Certifications such as CPA, CISA, CIA preferred but not required.

    This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement FRTIB-AS-040-10016284 under Merit Promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion procedures.
    NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

    All qualification requirements must be met by 07/10/2017. Your application package will not receive consideration if it lacks any of the required documents under the "Required Documents" tab.

    Probationary Period: One-year trial/probationary period may be required.

    Supervisory Probationary Period: One-year Supervisory probationary period may be required.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See

    Background Suitability Investigation: Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation and the granting of a Federal suitability or security clearance. If selected, you may be offered tentative employment until the background investigation has been fully adjudicated.

    Public Trust - Background Investigation

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