Reviewing Official, CX-0301 (Intermittent)

Washington, D.C
Jul 15, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of Supervisory Appeals, an independent office within the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $273,400 with an hourly rate of $108 to $131 per hour while on an Intermittent schedule.

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

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On an intermittent basis:

Serves and advises as a panel member of either three or five individuals that provide an independent review of appeals of material supervisory determinations submitted to the FDIC by insured depository institutions pursuant to the FDIC's Guidelines for Appeals of Material Supervisory Determinations.

As an expert, reviews materials submitted to the Office of Supervisory Appeals by institutions and FDIC staff concerning appeals of material supervisory determinations. Appeals are reviewed for consistency with the policies, practices, and mission of the FDIC and the overall reasonableness of, and the support offered for, the positions advanced.

Manages and coordinates written decisions to communicate panels' decisions concerning appeals to institutions and relevant FDIC staff, providing findings of fact and conclusions based on the record of each case.

Facilitates meetings in person, electronically, and/or via telephone to hear oral presentations from, and ask questions to, appealing institutions and FDIC staff with respect to appeals.

Communicates with both FDIC staff and appealing institutions as necessary.

Utilizes bank supervisory and examination experience and sound judgment to make final supervisory decisions on behalf of the FDIC, including in cases involving sensitive and/or complex supervisory determinations. All decisions are based on the facts and circumstances that exist prior to or at the time a material supervisory determination is made.

Deliberates and confers with other panelists to make decisions concerning appeals of material supervisory determinations.

What is an Intermittent?

A government civil servant that is employed as intermittent is a person hired to work an irregular or occasional schedule, i.e., there is no set schedule of work. The employee is compensated only for the time actually worked. Hours of employment are based strictly on the needs of the agency.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

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

Employment Conditions.

The candidate selected will be offered a term appointment not-to-exceed 3 years, which may be extended to a maximum of four years based on workload requirements and organizational staffing authorizations.


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 .

In order to qualify, applicants must have one year of executive-level 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 in supervision and/or examination of depository institutions, the evaluation of depository institutions' safety and soundness, compliance with consumer protection laws and regulations, or the evaluation of risks posed to the Deposit Insurance Fund.

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.


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

Additional information

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

FDIC Corporate Experts (CX) are in the Federal competitive service and not the Senior Executive Service (SES). As an CX at the FDIC, you will provide executive leadership, and coordinate the Corporation's programs and policies.

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

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.

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.

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

Your resume may be further rated and ranked measuring your experience in the following competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):
  • Knowledge of the mission, policies, and procedures of State or Federal banking agencies with respect to the examination and supervision of depository institutions.
  • Knowledge of financial institution analysis, including the assessment of credit risk, capital, liquidity, earnings, and market risk, and knowledge of risk management processes, audit procedures, or the assessment of compliance with consumer protection, fair lending, community reinvestment, or other related laws.
  • Excellent written and oral skills, including the ability to defend and explain difficult issues with respect to key decisions and positions within and outside the Corporation.
  • Knowledge of supervision and/or examination of depository institutions, the evaluation of depository institutions' safety and soundness, compliance with consumer protection laws and regulations, or the evaluation of risks posed to the Deposit Insurance Fund.
  • Knowledge in making and/or reviewing sensitive and complex supervisory determinations of the types appealable under the FDIC's Guidelines for Appeals of Material Supervisory Determinations, including, but not limited to:
    Examination ratings;
    Determinations relating to the adequacy of loan loss reserve provisions;
    Loan classifications;
    Citations of apparent violations of laws and regulations; and
    Assessments of institutions' compliance with formal enforcement actions

  • 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
    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness , National security

    Required Documents

    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 .

    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. Severe physical disabilities include but are not limited to blindness, deafness, paralysis, missing limbs, epilepsy and dwarfism. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history or need for accommodation, however, the letter should clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority. 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. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters 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.

    CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE 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). To be considered as a non- competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or promotion potential level applicant has attained competitively and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    FDIC Corporate Experts (CX's) are in the Federal competitive service and not the Senior Executive Service (SES). Current or former career SES members are eligible for reinstatement to a competitive service position if the individual was previously employed under a career or career-conditional appointment prior to the SES appointment. Multiple SF-50s showing current or former career SES appointment and proof of career or career-conditional tenure should be submitted by the closing date. Both SES and Competitive Service SF-50s should be uploaded as one document to avoid overriding your first attachment. If you have any questions regarding which SF-50s to submit, it is highly recommended that you contact the person listed on this job opportunity announcement before the closing date.

    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 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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