Senior Deputy Director, Compliance and CRA Examinations and Enforcement, EM-0301

Washington, D.C
Apr 02, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time


This position is located in the Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP), Compliance and CRA Examinations and Enforcement Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $273,400.

FDIC Executive Managers (EM) are in the Federal competitive service and not the Senior Executive Service (SES).

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Supervises, manages, and coordinates FDIC's compliance and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination oversight responsibilities through the application of examination policies and practices and the enforcement of compliance laws and regulations.

Identifies new and emerging consumer protection risk areas, determines supervisory strategies for assessing the risks and guides examination staff through the assessment process, and engages proactively with financial institutions to help mitigate consumer risks in products and services.

Exercises supervisory personnel management authority over a staff of executive and corporate managers and senior level employees.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

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.

High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.


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 .

Minimum Qualifications for this position include Specialized Experience AND a Selective Placement Factor (SPF). Applicants must meet and demonstrate both requirements.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In order to basically qualify for this position, applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience in a government agency (equivalent in the federal government to CG/GS-15 or above) or private industry. Specialized experience is defined as experience directing or managing an organization's program to ensure compliance with consumer protection, fair lending, or community reinvestment statutes and regulations at a financial institution or within a federal or state regulatory agency, or comparable financial entity.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (Mandatory): Experience leading or managing through subordinate supervisors a staff of consumer compliance examiners or other compliance professionals with expertise in consumer protection, fair lending, or community reinvestment statutes and regulations, either in a Federal or State agency or at a comparable financial entity.

Applicants must explicitly describe experience of this nature (i.e. Specialized Experience and SPF) in the resume. It must be evident to the reviewers that the duties claimed have been performed or credit will not be provided.

Applicants must provide details of the duties performed as they relate to the qualifying experience. Experience must be explicitly stated in the resume as experience not specifically described in the resume cannot be assumed. Resumes that are vague or don't address the specific requirements will not receive maximum consideration.


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

Additional information

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If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

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

FDIC Executive Managers (EM) are in the Federal competitive service and not the Senior Executive Service (SES). As an EM at the FDIC, you will provide executive leadership and managerial direction over substantive activities related to planning, developing, executing, and coordinating the Corporation's programs and policies.

Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office.

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.

If you are found minimally qualified, a rating panel that consists of three Executive Managers will review your qualifications and experience in the following three functions against pre-established benchmarks (i.e. 1.) Regulatory Experience; 2.) Influencing Policy/Effective Change in Practices; and 3.) Implementation of Corrective Programs). The rating panel will place applications in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below.

Top ranked (Best Qualified) 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.
  • Knowledge of Federal consumer compliance and CRA examination laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of financial institutions compliance management systems to develop, implement and evaluate FDIC-wide consumer compliance examination policies, supervisory programs, and systems.
  • Ability to lead or manage through subordinate supervisors a staff of compliance examiners or other professionals responsible for compliance with consumer protection, fair lending, or community reinvestment statutes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of evolving products and services offered by banks to consumers and the consumer protection risks associated with such products and services.
  • Ability to implement corrective programs regarding the compliance of banks or other financial entities with consumer protection, fair lending, or community reinvestment laws or regulations.
  • Ability to lead a substantial workforce and significant program management skills to initiate, plan, develop, control, evaluate, test, and modify a nation-wide consumer compliance examination program.
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with individuals at all levels within and outside the Corporation.
  • Ability to work with banks, other financial services entities, or regulatory authorities to reach agreement on or influence changes in their consumer protection, fair lending, or community reinvestment policies or practices, consistent with applicable laws and regulations.

  • 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
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    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' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here . (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' preference eligibility.)

    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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