Examination Specialist (Fraud) CG-0570-13/14

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 17, 2021
Closes
Sep 23, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision, Cyber Fraud and Financial Crimes of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas related to leading all aspects of fraud-related initiatives.

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

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

At the full performance level, major duties include:
  • Develops and communicates to the industry both Division and Corporation policies and guidance related to fraud and financial crimes.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with personnel from the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Secret Service, other financial institutions regulatory agencies, and other investigatory agencies related to bank protection, fraud, embezzlement, and investigative matters.
  • Advocates in the development and communication of new fraud-related examination programs for Division employees, recognizing and allowing for differences in the supervised institutions' size, complexity, and/or other unique characteristics.
  • Represents the FDIC on interagency and FFIEC task forces in the development of fraud-related guidance for the industry and for examination and supervisory policies.
  • Prepares speeches, talking points, PowerPoint presentations, or other communications for delivery by Division or Corporation management.
  • Meets with foreign visitors who come to the FDIC to learn about examination, supervision, and regulatory issues relating to fraud.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Qualifications

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 .

CG-13: To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/CG-12 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience examining financial fraud conditions, unsafe and unsound practices and violations of laws and regulations effecting an institution.

CG-14: To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-CG-13 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience examining financial fraud conditions, unsafe and unsound practices and violations of laws and regulations and experience developing division and corporation policies, industry guidance or examination programs pertaining to investigative matters.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here .

Education

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

Additional information

Financial Institution Examiners must maintain the highest personal ethical standards as provided in Part 336 of the FDIC's Rules and Regulations, (Employee Responsibilities and Conduct). Financial Institution Examiners must comply with Section 3201.102 of Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for FDIC Employees (5 CFR Part 3201), which, in part, prohibits them and their immediate families from accepting certain credit from State nonmember banks.

All Financial Institution Examiners are prohibited from the following:
1. Obtaining a loan or a line of credit from any insured state nonmember bank or its subsidiaries. Any extensions of credit held by the Examiner, the Examiner's spouse, or any dependent children are direct or indirect extensions of credit to the Examiner.
Exceptions:
a. Loans for a primary residence are permissible. The Examiner must not participate in any examination of that institution with which he holds the primary residence loan, and a "cooling off" period is required before negotiating a loan for a primary residence from any institution the Examiner has examined.
b. No restrictions on obtaining credit cards issued under the same terms and conditions available to the public from an insured state nonmember bank either within or outside of their field office of assignment.
2. Participating in any examination, or other matter, involving an insured depository institution or any person with whom the Examiner has an outstanding loan or line of credit.
3. Performing any service for compensation with any bank, or for any officer, director, or employee thereof, or for any person connected therewith.
4. Disclosing any confidential information from a bank examination report except as authorized by law.
5. Soliciting or accepting any gift from a prohibited source or because of the Examiner's official position.

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

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

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 identify, review, and evaluate instances of fraud, including insider abuse, identity theft, phishing, and other fraud schemes and financial crimes. Ability to identify, review, and evaluate instances of fraud, including insider abuse, identity theft, phishing, and other fraud schemes and financial crimes.
  • Knowledge of banking operations and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation bank examination procedures and techniques as well as rules, regulations, policies and laws relating to all bank examination activities.
  • Ability to clearly, concisely, and effectively identify problems and propose feasible and appropriate solutions.
  • Knowledge and experience in determining financial condition, unsafe and unsound practices, and violations of laws and regulations, which have affected or may affect the condition and soundness of an institution. Knowledge and experience in determining financial condition, unsafe and unsound practices, and violations of laws and regulations, which have affected or may affect the condition and soundness of an institution.
  • Ability to prepare or assist in the preparation of a wide variety of written products including reports, studies, analyses, and correspondence.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver effective oral reports and presentations, including PowerPoint presentations.

  • 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
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    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:

    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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