National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Consumer Compliance Policy Specialist) NB-570-6

Washington, D.C
Oct 27, 2021
Nov 02, 2021
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time

As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Consumer Compliance Policy Specialist), you will:
  • Act independently as technical expert and specialist on whom OCC field examiners, senior management, bankers, trade associations, external partners, and consumer and community groups rely on for addressing complex consumer protection and consumer compliance related issues.
  • Identify emerging risks and develop, revise, and supplement bank supervision policy in the areas of consumer protection and consumer compliance laws and regulations. Consider related laws, rules and policies, including CRA and fair lending and unfair or deceptive acts or practices issues, and collaborate/coordinate with other lines of business.
  • Represent OCC as a consumer compliance policy specialist at national and local banker meetings, trade associations, and consumer, third party and community group conferences, as appropriate. Participate on interagency working groups and trade association committees and educational boards as a technical advisor for consumer compliance issues.
  • Provide comments on legislative proposals and proposed rulemakings, and prepare Congressional testimony, and participate in briefings for testifying officials at OCC as they relate to consumer protection and consumer compliance programs governing bank supervision and the financial industry.
  • Develop and revise the consumer protection sections of the Comptroller's Handbook. Initiate OCC issuances and advisories for consumer compliance issues.
  • Review and understand supervisory activities and findings regarding consumer compliance examinations for the identification of policy issues related to consumer protection and consumer compliance.


Conditions of Employment

  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 8, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency.
  • This position is included in the bargaining unit.
  • 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:
  • Performing examinations, audits, risk assessments, or reviews of a financial institution's consumer compliance management system; AND
  • Identifying emerging compliance risk in the banking industry pertaining to new, modified, or expanded bank products and services; AND
  • Applying consumer compliance laws and regulations in drafting or maintaining consumer compliance processes for one of the following areas: regulatory agency, financial institution, financial industry trade association, consumer financial watchdog, or advocacy group related to lending, deposit-taking, or payments.

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 within specify organization provided the location is cost effective, operationally efficient, and complies with the standards contained in PPM 3110-53.
  • 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 includes 22.26% DC geographical pay.
  • 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.

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