Senior Loan Guarantee Specialist

Washington, D.C
Dec 04, 2021
Dec 11, 2021
Full Time

As a Senior 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.
  • Initiate and prepare comprehensive policy documents that recommend statutory changes to affect the Indian housing and loan guarantee programs and comment on pending legislation, regulations, and guidelines prepared by other offices.
  • Formulate guidelines and provide 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.
  • Conduct analytical studies of various issues relating to housing and community development for the purpose of evaluating 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.


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 within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
    Specialized Experience: For the GS-14 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 level or equivalent. The experience must be related to the position as listed in this announcement and equip the candidate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position successfully. Specialized experience for this position consists of:
    • Processing and/or underwriting guaranteed loans or traditional mortgage loans (including loan origination, claims and/or servicing); AND
    • Preparing oral and written reports on lending (loan volume, servicing, etc); AND
    • Organizing and leading training or marketing efforts to external customers on matters 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.

    Time-in-Grade: In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    For the GS-14 you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.

    Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.


    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.
    • A relocation incentive may be paid to Federal applicants that must relocate to a different geographic area to accept this position. A geographic area is usually 50 or more miles from the worksite prior to the move.A service agreement will be required.
    • 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.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

    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 .

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