Examination Specialist (Large Bank Supervision) CG-570-13/14

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Closes
Nov 25, 2020
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision, Supervisory Examinations of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and performs a variety of duties to achieve the objectives of the Division's large bank supervision program.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities

Leads and/or participates in on-site credit or operational risk reviews of financial institutions and assesses organizational structures related to these areas.

Serves as the expert in the area of credit risk and operational risk analysis and as the authoritative source to regional offices, examiners and other offices/divisions within the Corporation on related matters.

Prepares and reports summary findings to senior management on credit or operational risk conditions at individual banks or industry-wide.

Works closely with dedicated examiners or resident staff of FDIC-regulated financial institutions relative to credit or operational risk issues.

Participates as FDIC's representative on various interagency/international working groups and establishes sound working relationships with interagency counterparts relative to credit or operational risk issues.

Travel Required

75% or less - Significant travel may be required. This position requires extensive travel to perform the regular and recurring work of the position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.

This is a Headquarters position. The selectee will work from their current work duty location.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

CG-13: Applicant must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 12 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing, reviewing, monitoring and analyzing functions in a financial arena utilizing financial institution supervisory and examination methods and assisting in the preparation of reports, loan grading reviews and operational risk tracking systems ensuring proper controls and integrity.

CG-14: Applicant must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing, reviewing, monitoring and analyzing functions in a financial arena utilizing financial institution supervisory and examination methods; identifying emerging issues/trends; and representing upper management on various interagency/International working groups.

All applicants must be a commissioned risk examiner in the FDIC or have commissioning by another organization with comparable commissioning criteria to that used by the FDIC's Division of Risk Management Supervision.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

The range of pay shown includes base pay plus supplemental locality adjustments. The locality rates for these duty locations range from a low of 6.71% to a high of 46.86%. Pay will vary by grade level and the locality rate for the geographic location where the position is located. For more on FDIC locality rates, click here.

Financial Institution Examiners must maintain the highest personal ethical standards as provided in Part 336 of the FDIC's Rules and Regulations, (Employee Responsibilities and Conduct). Financial Institution Examiners must comply with Section 3201.102 of Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for FDIC Employees (5 CFR Part 3201), which, in part, prohibits them and their immediate families from accepting certain credit from State nonmember banks.

All Financial Institution Examiners are prohibited from the following:
1. Obtaining a loan or a line of credit from any insured state nonmember bank or its subsidiaries. Any extensions of credit held by the Examiner, the Examiner's spouse, or any dependent children are direct or indirect extensions of credit to the Examiner.
Exceptions:
a. Loans for a primary residence are permissible. The Examiner must not participate in any examination of that institution with which he holds the primary residence loan, and a "cooling off" period is required before negotiating a loan for a primary residence from any institution the Examiner has examined.
b. No restrictions on obtaining credit cards issued under the same terms and conditions available to the public from an insured state nonmember bank either within or outside of their field office of assignment.
2. Participating in any examination, or other matter, involving an insured depository institution or any person with whom the Examiner has an outstanding loan or line of credit.
3. Performing any service for compensation with any bank, or for any officer, director, or employee thereof, or for any person connected therewith.
4. Disclosing any confidential information from a bank examination report except as authorized by law.
5. Soliciting or accepting any gift from a prohibited source or because of the Examiner's official position.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.

1. Knowledge of financial institution examination and supervision methods, techniques, and procedures.

2. Ability to assess financial institution credit and operational risk management processes and to conduct onsite examinations relative to credit or operational risk issues.

3. Skill in researching and writing analytical reports relating to banking risks and trends.

4. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with executive managers, and employees of RMS, other divisions and offices within the Corporation, other regulatory agencies, and private sector representatives.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

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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