National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Consumer Compliance Policy Specialist), NB-0570-VI

Washington D.C.
Jul 27, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Full Time

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As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Consumer Compliance Policy Specialist), you will plan and direct activities associated with identifying risks and developing/providing guidance on policy issues affecting the compliance process that relates to consumer protection programs and issues, except for those related to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), Fair Lending (including Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) programs and issues in the Compliance Risk Division of Compliance and Community Affairs.
Compliance and Community Affairs, Deputy Comptroller, Compliance Risk
Key Information:

  • CBS Staffing Incentives/Flexibilities may apply.
  • Citizenship: Consistent with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and other applicable laws, applicants who are U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals will be preferred over equally qualified applicants who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals. Non-U.S. citizens may apply for employment, but should be advised that appointments of non-U.S. citizens are unusual and are subject to strict security requirements. OCC follows Federal law on the employment of non-U.S. citizens. Under current OCC policy, which follows Federal law, only “U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens who are permanent U.S. residents actively seeking U.S. citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(3)(b)” are eligible for employment. (This requirement does not apply to applicants who were Federal officers or employees on or before January 17, 2014.) If offered employment, you will be asked to provide evidence of your status.
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  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel is required.

  • Yes
  • Relocation benefits will be paid in accordance with OCC's relocation policy. Free real estate information on job locations is available by calling OCC's relocation management firm at 1-877-237-5068.


In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following requirements within 60 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement:

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower level in the Federal service. To qualify for the NB-VI level, you must have specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level, NB-V or NB-V step 2. The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Specialized experience for this position includes:

  • Experience performing examinations, audits or reviews in areas related to consumer compliance.
  • Experience developing new or revising existing consumer compliance policies or procedures for a financial regulator or financial institution.

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As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Consumer Compliance Policy Specialist), you will:

  • Act as a technical expert and specialist on whom OCC field examiners, senior management, bankers, trade associations, external partners, and consumer and community groups rely for addressing complex issues.
  • Review and understand supervisory activities and findings regarding consumer compliance examinations for the identification of policy issues related to consumer protection laws, rules, policies and supervisory guidance including related issues.
  • Consider related laws, rules and policies, including CRA and fair lending and unfair or deceptive acts or practices issues, and collaborate/coordinate with other Compliance Risk Directors and staff, Community Affairs staff, Compliance Supervision staff, legal staff and technical experts, to ensure consistency in interpretation and issuances.
  • Represent OCC as a consumer compliance policy specialist at national and local banker meetings, trade associations, and consumer, third party and community group conferences, as appropriate.
  • Participate on interagency working groups and trade association committees and educational boards as a technical advisor for consumer compliance issues.
  • Work closely with the Director and staff for Compliance Training and Tools to ensure effective and consistent compliance-related regulatory interpretations and supervisory philosophies.
  • Provides comments on legislative proposals and proposed rulemakings, and prepares Congressional testimony, and participates in briefings for testifying officials at OCC as they relate to consumer compliance programs governing bank supervise and the financial industry.
  • Develop and revise sections of the Comptroller’s Handbook.
  • Initiate OCC issuances and advisories for consumer compliance issues.
  • Identify emerging risks and develops/revises/ supplements bank supervision policy in the areas of consumer compliance laws and regulations.

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