Loan Guarantee Specialist

Washington, D.C
Nov 27, 2021
Dec 05, 2021
Full Time

As a Loan Guarantee Specialist, you will:
  • Develop policies, program standards, procedures and guidelines in response to the unique problems and issues in Indian, Alaskan Native areas and Hawaiian homelands. These polices, programs, etc., are to be used by field offices, Tribes, tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs), Native Hawaiian housing agencies, and lending institutions. Makes decisions in consultation with the Office Director.
  • Initiate and prepare comprehensive policy documents that recommend statutory changes to affect the Indian housing and loan guarantee programs and comments on pending legislation, regulations, and guidelines prepared by other offices.
  • Formulate guidelines and provides technical advice, guidance, and interpretation of complex policies and procedures regarding the Indian loan guarantee programs to Tribes, TDHEs, Headquarters, field offices, tribal groups, Native Hawaiian groups and the financial community. Coordinates with the other Federal agencies (Interior, Health and Human Services, Agriculture, and Environmental Protection Agency).
  • Conduct analytical studies of various issues relating to housing and community development for the purpose of evaluation the effectiveness of current national policies and procedures in meeting program objectives, defining problems, and making recommendations for more effective administration of Indian loan guarantee programs. The incumbent prepares reports reflecting these studies for use by senior Departmental offices.


Conditions of Employment

The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, District of Columbia. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National

  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes:
    -Processing and/or underwriting guaranteed loans or traditional mortgage loans (including loan origination, claims and/or servicing) such as:
    -Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp; OR
    -Federal Housing Administration; OR
    -Federal National Mortgage Association; OR
    -Rural Development Loans; OR
    -VA Guaranteed Loans;
    -Preparing oral and written reports on lending (loan volume, servicing, etc).; AND
    -Providing support to external customers with questions related to mortgage or loan guarantee programs

    Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or 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/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • Relocation incentive will not be paid.
    • Recruitment incentive will not be paid.
    • This is a bargaining unit position.
    • This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

    All new and current Federal employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, unless they are eligible and approved for limited legal exemptions for medical or religious accommodation. Employees will be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 2 weeks after they have received the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.

    Deadlines to receive vaccine doses to meet the November 22, 2021, are listed below:
    • If receiving the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first dose by October 11, 2021, and second dose by November 8, 2021
    • If receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first dose is October 18, 2021, and second dose is November 8, 2021
    • If receiving the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first and only dose is November 8, 2021
    HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit .
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.