National Bank Examiner/ Bank Examiner (CRA Modernization Prog Mgr), NB-570-VI.2

Washington, D.C
Oct 21, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Full Time


This position is located in Compliance Risk Policy Department of Bank Supervision Policy. As a Bank Examiner and CRA Modernization Program Manager in the Compliance Risk Policy (CRP) unit of Bank Supervision Policy (BSP) you will be responsible for leading and managing the implementation of the agency's new regulatory framework for evaluating the performance of OCC banks under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

An alternate location will be considered for this position.

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  • Coordinates, executes and tracks the progress of Compliance Risk Policy's (CRP's) work plan for implementing the provisions of the new CRA rule which involves extensive coordination and collaboration with geographically dispersed and diverse stakeholders within BSP, and from other OCC departments.
  • Identifies, advises on and coordinates the timely resolution of challenging and complex supervisory issues arising from the CRA rule implementation with respect to areas such as performance standards, qualifying activities, examiner rating processes and assessment area requirements.
  • Applies enhanced technical expertise, guidance and policy interpretations to the development of appropriate materials for OCC field examiners and agency supervisory officials on supervisory and regulatory matters affected by the new CRA rule. Oversees and contributes to the drafting and issuance of needed guidance, examination procedures and executive briefing material resulting from work plan tasks.
  • Coordinates and advises on the development and implementation of appropriate supervisory tools, systems and processes to meet the requirements of the rule including the establishment, updates and maintenance of the list of qualifying activities and forms for bank performance context submissions, forms for examiner performance context assessment and credit deserts.
  • Oversees and contributes to the development of appropriate processes to implement the various requirements of the new rule, including the collection, review and response to submissions from OCC banks and other external stakeholders associated with qualifying activities and credit desert identification.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • This is a 5 year rotational position. If selected, you will be required to sign a non-bargaining unit Rotational Agreement that details conditions.
  • Complete a one-year trial period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
  • Sign a statement that you are voluntarily leaving the competitive service for a position in the excepted service, if applicable.
  • Travel overnight or locally on a frequent basis.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • 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.


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. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Experience developing or revising consumer compliance policies and procedures or serving as a subject matter expert in the laws and regulations governing bank supervision specifically related to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), or fair lending (including the Equal Opportunity Credit Act (ECOA), Fair Housing Act (FHA), and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)), or Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices (UDAP); OR
  • Experience leading examinations, audits or reviews of a financial institution specifically related to the CRA, or to ECOA, FHA, HMDA or UDAP; OR
  • Experience managing or directing large or complex projects related to CRA, ECOA, FHA, HMDA or UDAP.

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


Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • This position is a Step 2 level position within the NB-VI pay band. Step 2 level positions are distinguished by additional job complexity, responsibility, and advanced skill levels required by the work.
  • 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.
  • This is an Excepted Service position under Schedule B, 213.3205(a)
  • Salary range includes 22.26% geographical pay.
  • 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.
  • This position security clearance is Public Trust - Background Investigation

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.


Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
  • Bank Supervision Knowledge
  • Policy Research and Analysis
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Advisement, Collaboration, Outreach
  • Written Communication
  • Developing Others

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.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

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 any 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 .

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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