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 Financial Analyst, GS-14.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
All qualification requirements must be met by 09/21/2017. 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.
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 http://www.sss.gov/
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.
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 investment and financial functions, and is equivalent to the work performed at the next lower grade level.
The Specialized Experience is defined as experience which involves one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Such experience includes providing technical expertise on investment issues and projects, coordinating and overseeing investment management activities, developing and implementing policies and strategies for investment management, analyzing investment performance and compliance, and developing findings and recommendations regarding investment returns.
Education may not be substituted for experience at this grade level.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Retirement System. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board also has agency specific benefits including flexible work schedules and the possibility of student loan repayment.
- Alternate work schedule options may be available.
- Limited Telework may be available after you have come on board.
- If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized.
- Direct deposit: Direct deposit of pay is required.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified means, you must meet all the minimum qualification standards listed above and be assessed and assigned the rating of at least Well-Qualified to receive special selection priority.
You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
Veteran's Preference: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit documentation described in the "Required Documents" section. For more information regarding veteran's preference please go to http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx
Schedule A: If you wish to be considered under Schedule A authority, please email your resume and supporting documentation to Nancy Williams at Nancy.Williams@tsp.gov. Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Financial Analysis
- Investment Management
- Investment Policy Management
- Oral Communication
- Project Management
- Written Communication
For Delegated Exam referral lists, Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified. If you are found Best-Qualified for this vacancy, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. When a sufficient pool of candidates has been determined, then only that group will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher). Read more Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation