National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (MCBS Strategy and Resource Allocation), NB-0570-VI

Washington, D.C
Aug 05, 2021
Aug 10, 2021
Full Time


As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (MCBS Strategy and Resource Allocation), you will be responsible for coordinating the process of developing, reviewing, and implementing appropriate risk-based strategy and resource allocation guidance based on a portfolio-wide risk assessment.

Midsize and Community Bank Supervision
Exam/Examiner Development
Washington, DC is the preferred location but may be filled in an alternative location

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As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (MCBS Strategy and Resource Allocation), you will:
  • Serve as an expert advisor to MCBS senior management and staff on supervisory strategy formulation and implementation and resource prioritization and allocation processes across the MCBS portfolio.
  • Coordinate resource deployment processes and communications, consider staffing needs and resources on a geographical basis, and promote the allocation of resources in a risk-based and prioritized manner. Coordinate and oversee special projects in order to provide expert advice to senior management on a wide variety of issues affecting the MCBS portfolio, OCC policies, and operations.
  • Plan and conduct strategy development and resource allocation activities with an understanding of the relationship between knowledge/expertise and broader risk issues and strategies. Identify, evaluate, and resolve a range of problems or issues related to the effectiveness of examiner/supervisory resource sharing across business lines, disciplinary boundaries, and staff development programs, and issues that impact MCBS accomplishment of short- and long-range strategic agency objectives.
  • Monitor and analyze MCBS supervisory strategy development and resource tiering, prioritization, and allocation progress; develop responses, including resource re-allocation, to any material changes to strategy guidance or deviations resulting from new strategic priorities or significant staffing changes. Participate in supervisory activities/assignments.
  • Provide clear written guidance and recommendations on MCBS supervision processes and programs impacting supervisory strategy and resource allocation.

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.
  • 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 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.


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-V band level. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Developing and reviewing risk-based supervisory strategies. (e.g. allocating resources, developing individual bank strategies, prioritizing assignments)

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 ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.


Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • 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.
  • Applicants may apply under OCC's Alternative Location Arrangement for long term travel and will be subject to the provisions of the Alternative Location Arrangements PPM 3110-53.
  • The applicant is expected to be onsite in Headquarters a significant amount of work time (up to 50% of the time if the selectee is in an alternative location arrangement).
  • If in an alternative location, the applicant is expected to be at headquarters no later than noon on the first workday, departing no earlier than noon on the last workday and under normal circumstances there should be no travel on Sunday.
  • Salary range does include 22.26% geographical pay.
  • For specific information on geographic pay differentials, click here .
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Examination Planning and Management
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Developing Others

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). 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 full 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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