Regional Capital Market Specialist

Washington D.C.
Feb 26, 2019
Feb 26, 2019
Full Time

75% or less - Travel is required to visit assigned credit unions in the geographic area. In addition, travel is required to participate in regional team examinations, training events, and conferences.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes If you are a current NCUA employee, your relocation expenses are authorized in accordance with NCUA's relocation policies. If you are not a current NCUA employee, relocation will not be authorized. (see relocation station statement in "Duties" section for more information)

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • Financial Disclosure is required.
  • You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

    To qualify at the CU-13 level, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the CU/GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This must include experience performing examinations and audits of financial institutions, and at least 3 of the following 4 activities: 1) reviewing, auditing, examining, or using asset liability models in a financial institution; 2) assessing liquidity risks in a financial institution; 3) assessing liquidity, interest rate, and transaction risk for investments in government and agency securities; and 4) utilizing financial analytics software (e.g., Bloomberg Analytics) for fixed income securities.

    To qualify at the CU-14 level, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the CU/GS-13 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This must include experience performing examinations and audits of financial institutions , and at least 3 of the following 4 activities: 1) assessing asset and liability management programs, interest rate risk, and simulation models in financial institutions; 2) assessing management work processes and reviewing the overall financial risk management processes of a financial institution; 3) assessing financial institution's liquidity management processes and contingency plans; and 4) utilizing Bloomberg analytics models or other similar analytical models to research and assess investment risks at the instrument and portfolio level.

    You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.

    You cannot qualify for this position based on education. You must have the specialized experience as described in the "Qualifications" section.

    If you are selected for this position at the CU-13, you may be non-competitively promoted to the next level through CU-14 level provided that you have fulfilled the necessary qualification requirements including any applicable certification processes. Promotion is not automatic and is conditional on demonstrated ability to perform the higher grade level duties, a current written performance appraisal rating of "fully successful" or better, fulfillment of the necessary qualification requirements, and sufficient work at the higher grade level position.

    SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Locality Pay Rate (LPR) for the Rest of the U.S. (RUS) pay table, which includes a 16.32% locality rate. Actual salary will be determined upon the location of selectee, and in some cases may be higher depending on the location selected at. The 2019 locality rates, by location, can be found on the NCUA Careers webpage under the NCUA CU Pay Structure.
    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. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at:
    This position is in the bargaining unit.

    More than the number of positions listed may be filled through this vacancy announcement.


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

    For Category Rating: Once the application process is complete, a review of your 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. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.
    Your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
    Best Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position.
    Well Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position.
    Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Asset Liability Management
    • Capital Planning and Investment Assessment
    • Oral Communication
    • Portfolio Analysis
    • Risk Management
    • Writing

    Application of Veterans' Preference: 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 CU-09 level or higher.)

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    Drug test required No

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