Supervisory National Bank Examiner, NB-570-VII

Washington, D.C
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Banking Relations Division in the Office of Public Affairs Department. In this position you will, serve as the Director for Banking Relations division and is recognized by internal and external constituencies as subject matter expert on bank supervision policies and practices and interprets OCC policy and guidance through outreach, educational activities, and communication to the banking community.

This vacancy was extended to close Monday, June 21, 2021.

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As a Director for Banking Relations, you will:
  • Oversee core banking industry outreach activities, including the agency's Meet the Comptroller and Banker Regulatory Forums, which communicate bank supervision and examination priorities and expectations to senior national bank and federal savings association management on issues affecting the banking community. Plans, organizes, implements, and directs activities associated with financial services industry and banking outreach. Provides expert counsel about industry outreach and advises OCC senior executives on issues involving outreach to the industry. Advises and works closely with senior ace executives in developing programs and outreach activities.
  • Interpret and explains bank supervision and policy for trade associations, state banking officials, and other stakeholders. Represents the OCC on bank supervision and regulation at national trade and industry events and meetings with senior industry officials and banking executives. Provide broad management direction and oversight, and a strategic financial institution examination perspective to the planning, execution, and evaluation of the OCC's nationwide Banker Education programs, which includes developing and evaluating training materials and events regarding OCC bank supervision policy, procedures, and expectations. Conducts the training and evaluation of instructors supporting this program.
  • Serve as the primary resource to address a wide range of bank supervision and regulatory issues posed by a dynamic financial industry. Apply expert knowledge and experience in the supervision and examination of federally regulated financial institutions to advise the Deputy Comptroller for Public Affairs and other ace senior executive staff on industry concerns and position regarding bank regulation, supervision, and examination.
  • Support the OCC's core mission to ensure a safe and sound banking system by building and maintaining relationships with financial services industry stakeholders, primarily commercial bank executives, their representatives, members of industry trade associations, and state banking regulatory officials.
  • Lead, motivate, supervise, and oversee a staff of professional and support personnel who develop, recommend, and implement industry outreach and educational activities for the agency. Evaluates performance in accordance with OCC guidelines; makes personnel action decisions regarding promotions, adverse actions, etc.; and provides training and development opportunities. Performs the above duties following equal employment principles.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel is required up to 30% to attend conferences in Washington D.C. and banking relations events.

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 which include an initial 3 year rotation with the option to extend an additional year up to five years.
  • This position requires a National Bank Examiner (NBE) commission reflecting the incumbent is authorized to sign Reports of Examinations (ROEs) for national banks.
  • 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.
  • File an Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 450) and an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
  • 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.
  • Obtain and maintain a Public Trust (High Risk) clearance.


You must meet the following requirements within 30 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-VI band level. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Leading bank supervisory programs for bankers and providing counsel to senior officials about banking industry issues and outreach activities.


Selective factor: You must also possess a National Bank Examiner (NBE) commission through successfully passing the Uniform Commission Exam (UCE), reflecting that you meet the high standards of technical knowledge, skills, and professionalism required.

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 is a nontraditional position subject to the Alternative Location Arrangements PPM 3110-53. It may be filled in an alternate location provided the location is cost effective, operationally efficient, and complies with the standards contained in PPM 3110-53.
  • The applicant is expected to be onsite at the OCC Headquarters in Washington D.C. full-time (up to 30% of the time if the selectee is in an alternative location arrangement). Although this position is located in Washington DC and is the preferred location, any U.S. location of the OCC (field or satellite) will be considered under an alternative work location as defined in PPM 3110-53.
  • Total pay cannot exceed applicable pay cap, which is $275,800 for 2021.
  • For specific information on geographic pay differentials, click here .
  • 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 does not includes geographical pay.
  • One or more positions may be filled in any of the locations specified above. Selections for duty locations posted will be made based on management needs.
  • 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.

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
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Advisement, Collaboration, and Outreach
  • Developing Others
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • External Relations/ Interpersonal Skills
  • Planning and Organizing

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). Note: Please ensure that all bank, financial, and other confidential or sensitive information is removed/redacted from each document.

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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