Complex Financial Institution Resolution Specialist, CG-1101-13

Washington, D.C
Dec 02, 2020
Dec 09, 2020
Full Time


These positions are located in the Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, Dallas Regional or Washington Offices, of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provide support in the areas of managing all aspects of assigned FDIC compliance program and performing compliance reviews of insured depository institutions covered by federal regulation.

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

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Performs compliance reviews of insured depository institutions covered by federal regulation.

Manages all aspects of assigned FDIC 12 C.F.R. § 360.9 compliance program reviews, including identifying new covered institutions, providing guidance and assistance to covered institutions, processing exemptions requests, performing compliance reviews, analyzing data, resolving issues, and generating management reports.

Attends meetings with insured depository institution officials and technology service providers to discuss the findings of the deposit insurance compliance reviews and obtains commitments for correction of deficiencies. Develops recommendations for correction of weaknesses or deficiencies in institution deposit operations, management, policies, or other areas subject to criticism.

Assesses data structure and data completeness related to deposits and produces necessary reports. Reviews and monitors controls related to the deposit accounts and information systems operations and policies.

Performs statistical and logical data analysis and modeling on deposit data to ascertain patterns that can aid decision making. Constructs data models using a variety of algorithms and software to perform analyses. Refines models to take the latest bank data and other relevant information into account and ensure sufficient accuracy.

Develops institution-specific deposit analysis that details the stratification of deposit accounts and identifies potential obstacles to an orderly and timely resolution in the event of failure. Prepares analysis of deposit insurance rights and capacities; reviews supporting documents for the various deposit account types to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

Researches insured depository institutions for specific purposes such as merger, acquisition, change of information technology systems, and similar activities; determines changes in risk profiles; monitors compliance follow-up requirements and determines progress; and investigates adverse or unusual situations.

Assists resolution and receivership operational functions in the event of bank failure including, but not limited to, deposit insurance claims, non-deposit claims, proforma, investigations, receivership management, and recordkeeping.

Participates in bank closings as required. Performs pre-closing process, as part of pre-closing due diligence team. Prepares written reports of pre-closing findings and recommendations. Prepares or reviews written cases.

Travel Required

50% or less - This position requires overnight travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.


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 .

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 12 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting compliance reviews of financial institutions to determine compliance with applicable deposit insurance laws and related rules and regulations OR experience performing resolution and receivership operational functions for large, complex financial institutions ("CFI").

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.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 "well qualified" for this position. For more information, Click Here .


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

Additional information

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary or trial period as applicable to appointment type.

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

These positions can be selected in either Dallas, TX or Washington, DC.

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.

Ability to conduct, lead and direct compliance reviews of financial institutions utilizing knowledge of the fields of banking operation, federal regulations, economics, business administration, and accounting.

Knowledge of the rules, regulations, and laws relating to deposit insurance compliance reviews.

Ability to communicate orally in order to direct compliance review activities, provide advice and guidance on compliance review matters, present findings and recommendations, and explain technical concepts and ideas in a manner suitable for intended audiences.

Ability to conduct data analysis and utilize reporting software applications used in compliance reviews such as SAS, SQL, Oracle, Excel, Tableau, and other similar applications.

Ability to evaluate claims determinations, bank financial statements, reports of condition and income, and information technology systems.

Ability to communicate in writing in order to prepare a variety of reports and other written materials.

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

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process

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:

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES AND SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS: If you are applying for consideration under VEOA and special hiring authorities for veterans, click here . You must submit documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' eligibility.

SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history, or need for accommodation, however; the letter MUST clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority and that your eligibility is based on a severe physical disability; an intellectual disability; or a psychiatric disability. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g., VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST INCLUDE: a statement that you are eligible based on one of the following: severe physical disability, an intellectual disability, or a psychiatric disability. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters, click here , and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here . Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.

INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here .

CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLES WITH COMPETITIVE STATUS: A copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). If reinstatement eligible include your Career/Career conditional SF-50. To be considered as a non-competitive eligible candidate, 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.

NONCOMPETITIVE CONVERSION ELIGIBLES UNDER A PATHWAYS PROGRAM: If you are applying under this noncompetitive conversion authority, you must provide proof of program completion. A letter from your current agency certifying completion is acceptable documentation.

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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