National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Innovation Officer), NB-0570-VI

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 20, 2019
Closes
Jul 28, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As the Innovation Officer in the Office of Innovation, you will serve as an advisor to the Chief Innovation Officer (CINO), and OCC senior management and staff on a wide range of issues, proposals, and other matters regarding Responsible Innovation within and affecting the OCC's regulated institutions.


Office of the Comptroller of the Currency,
Office of Innovation

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Responsibilities

As the Innovation Officer, you will:

•Identify and develop programs and initiatives to build effective internal awareness and training, and to ensure adequate evaluation and supervision of new financial industry products, services and processes by OCC staff, and by OCC's bank supervision staff in particular.

•Work with other OCC units to develop materials that describe the fundamentals of emerging products, services, processes and technology within the OCC's supervised financial entities, as well as those of nonbanks, especially banks' Fintech partners.

•Facilitate, coordinate, and, as appropriate, integrate responses to internal and external inquiries regarding the full spectrum of emerging trends and innovation related matters. Serve as a central point of contact for banks, nonbanks, including Fintechs, and OCC employees on innovation-related activities.

•Work with other units to develop/update relevant training materials. Develop and disseminate talking points and presentations on responsible innovation and emerging trends. Lead OCC "office hours", innovation workshops, and roundtables and periodic responsible innovation forum events.

•Support two-way communication of risks and opportunities related to innovation. As appropriate, participate in discussions to address and understand the evolving financial services landscape, and determine appropriate actions by the OCC, consistent with sound risk management and fair access to financial services and fair treatment of consumers.

Travel Required

50% or less - Occasional Travel

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
06

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • Complete a one-year trial period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
  • 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.
  • Travel overnight or locally.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation that includes criminal history, financial history (including a credit check) and other information.
  • Sign a statement that you are voluntarily leaving the competitive service for a position in the excepted service, if applicable.
  • Travel overnight or locally.
  • File an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
  • Complete a financial disclosure review and resolve any ethics issues.
  • Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.


Qualifications

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 NB-V band level or GS-11 grade level in the federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Experience applying bank supervision regulations, policies, concepts and procedures to support responsible innovation, identify risk, and evaluate emerging trends in the banking industry; and
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders (i.e., bankers and internal colleagues) to provide counsel, insight, or advice.


The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or through volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

Education

Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • Salary range includes 20% geographical pay.
  • This is not an entry-level or developmental position. This position is at the full-performance level.
  • If you are a current OCC employee who previously received a waiver determination permitting you to retain bank securities due to extenuating circumstances, please note that this determination may be rescinded if the nature of your duties changes. We strongly suggest that you discuss the potential implications of any change in duties on a prior securities determination with your ethics official.
  • This is an Excepted Service position under Schedule B, 213.3205(a)
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • Your required security clearance is Public Trust - Background Investigation.
  • Click all links in this vacancy announcement to view additional information and instructions.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print" to review the entire announcement before applying.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating:

Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Planning & Evaluating
  • Collaboration
  • Oral Communication

Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality groupings (Outstanding, Excellent, or Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education and training related to this position. Your rating will be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference eligibles in that category. Qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes: 1) A resume, 2) vacancy question responses, and 3) submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

RESUME: All applicants are required to submit a resume by either creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please review Resume Tips .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing actual or expected dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15 , along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets .

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS: In addition, you may submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Recent performance evaluation (be sure to redact/remove all sensitive information prior to submitting)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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