Examination Technician, NB-503-III/IV

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 24, 2020
Closes
Oct 01, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As an Examination Technician in Midsize/Community Bank Supervision (MCBS), you will perform technician work in support of examinations of MCBS. Requires a practical knowledge of the bank examination process and OCC's supervisory programs. 50% of the time you will be working in Special Supervision and 50% of the time working in MCBS district field/satellite offices.

Midsize and Community Bank Supervision
Special Supervision
Washington, DC

This position may be filled in an alternate location

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of an Examination Technician at the NB-IV. If you are selected at a lower band level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Provide assistance to examiners during the planning stage, and while conducting portions of midsize and community bank examinations.
  • Conduct research of laws and regulations to prepare for bank examinations and other bank supervision-related assignments, and search external sources for financial news releases specific to assigned banks.
  • Review and/or track exam work papers, preliminary information for quarterly reviews from databases, loan files, and external sources. Review other agency Reports of Investigation (ROEs) (e.g., Federal Reserve Bank (FRB), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and input findings into supervisory systems.
  • Review audit report findings and ratings to assess effectiveness of audit programs.
  • Provide administrative and technical support for the assigned organization which includes maintaining schedules, arranging meetings; and preparing correspondence, charts, and documents.


Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
04

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
  • Travel occasionally to attend conferences and training.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • 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:

For the NB-III:
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-II pay band or GS-3 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:

Experience performing financial support functions such as locating and assembling financial information or data, maintaining files and records related to financial transactions or processes, and using financial software to maintain and compile information.

OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: You must have four years of education above the high school level in any field obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, college or university.

OR

You must have an equivalent combination of experience and education. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.

For the NB-IV:
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-III pay band or GS-5 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Researching, assembling, and analyzing financial data to validate financial statements or reports; And
  • Processing financial transactions, creating and maintaining financial spreadsheets/accounts, and resolving discrepancies;
OR

One full year of graduate education meets the requirements where it is directly related to the work of the position. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.

OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience

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

Please see Qualifications section for education.

Additional information

  • 50% of the time you will be working in Special Supervision and 50% of the time working in MCBS district offices.
  • For specific information on geographic pay differentials, click here .
  • Salary range does include 22.26% geographical pay.
  • 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.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • Click all links in this vacancy announcement to view additional information and instructions.
  • Must be U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."


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:

NB-III
  • Examination Administrative Management
  • Information Collection and Analysis
  • Administrative Polices and Procedures
  • Problem Solving
  • Written Communication

NB-IV
  • Examination Administrative Management
  • Information Collection and Analysis
  • Administrative Polices and Procedures
  • Problem Solving
  • Written Communication

Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Current OCC employees must have a performance rating of at least Level 3 overall and for all critical performance elements to be eligible for promotion.

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.

If you are a displaced or surplus employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must be rated as well-qualified to receive special selection priority. "Well-qualified" means that in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective placement factor(s), if applicable, you must receive a score of 85 or higher.

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 .

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are a former OTS employee serving under a permanent Schedule A 213.3105(d)(1) appointment at the OCC and you are a veteran, 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 required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

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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