Supervisory Attorney Adviser, Managing Counsel (Regulations)

Washington D.C.
Jun 25, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

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  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
  • Minimum requirements:

    1. Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent.

    2. Bar Membership: Applicants must be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    3. Experience: You must have 3 years of experience at the CN-60 level OR 7 years of total related experience (one of which must have been at the CN-60 level)

    Experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector.

    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of a Law Degree and Bar Membership and years of related experience, you must meet the specialized experience:

    Specialized experience for CN-71 is defined as: Demonstrated research and analytical ability, public policy interest, ability to lead and manage other attorneys, and strong oral and written communication skills. Experience in one or more of the areas of consumer financial services law listed below is required:
    • Debt collection, including activities covered by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
    • Consumer reporting and consumer privacy, including activities covered by the Fair Credit Reporting Act or the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
    • Regulation of unfair or deceptive acts and practices involving consumer financial services.
    • Providing consumers financial data processing products or services of financial advisory services, such as credit counseling.
    • Mortgage and other credit transactions, including transactions covered by the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
    • Fair lending, including activities covered by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
    • Deposit taking, transmitting or exchanging funds, providing stored value or payment instruments, and check cashing, including activities covered by the Electronic Fund Transfer Act and Truth in Savings Act.
    • Consumer leasing, including activities covered by the Consumer Leasing Act.
    Significant experience and expertise in debt collection, including areas covered by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and consumer reporting and consumer privacy, including activities covered by the Fair Credit Reporting Act or the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, are highly valued.

    - 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 Bureau.
    - All candidates will be considered without regard to any non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, lawful political affiliation, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, parental status, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
    - This position is ineligible for bargaining unit representation.

    - Subject to a trial period is required (unless already completed).
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - 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.

    Ethics: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection employees are subject to government-wide ethical standards of conduct, financial disclosure requirements, and post-employment prohibitions, which applicants may review at In addition, Bureau employees must comply with the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (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. CFPB’s regulations also impose restrictions on the outside activities of certain Bureau employees, including examiners and attorneys. Applicants may review the Bureau's ethics regulations and a summary of the regulations at Questions regarding these requirements and prohibitions should be directed to the Bureau Ethics Office at

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    We will evaluate your application by comparing your description of your work experience, level of responsibility, and accomplishments, with the requirements of the position to determine whether you meet all the qualification requirements. The following questions are for information gathering purposes only.

    Veterans preference is not applied but considered a positive factor.
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    Drug test required No

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