Office of the Comptroller of the Currency National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Problem Bank Specialist), NB-0570-VI in Washington, District Of Columbia
As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Problem Bank Specialist) you will be responsible for the supervision of nondelegated banks exhibiting above normal risk, including review and coordination of rescue attempts and failure management strategies. You will develop and present policy initiatives regarding the supervision of problem banks for OCC-wide implementation.
Special Supervision Washington, DC
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As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Problem Bank Specialist), you will:
- Manage the supervision and rehabilitation of an assigned portfolio of nondelegated problem banks; coordinate use of subject matter and policy experts to evaluate findings and assess bank activities; develop, implement, evaluate compliance with enforcement actions; and evaluate and process changes in directors and senior executive officers.
- Serve as advisor and OCC's expert resource on problem bank issues. Analyze unique or precedent-setting situations to formulate OCC's approach. Help resolve complex issues involving problem and emerging problem banks.
- Design supervisory strategies and direct examination activities. Provide input on licensing applications filed with OCC and other regulatory agencies. Coordinate supervisory activities and information exchanges with Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Reserve, and other regulatory agencies. Monitor district-supervised problem banks.
- Participate in the education and training of examiners regarding problem bank issues. Address the identification and response to problem banks at district meetings and outreach sessions.
- Conduct or participate in Capital Call meeting with Board of Directors. Serve as OCC's onsite representative at bank closings. Interact with other regulators on problem bank issues. Represent the OCC at meetings with foreign bank regulators regarding problem bank supervision. Prepare policy statements and advisory letters concerning problem bank supervision.
50% or less - Estimated travel to be about 33%
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0570 Financial Institution Examining
Conditions of Employment
- This position requires a National Bank Examiner (NBE) commission reflecting the incumbent is authorized to sign Reports of Examinations (ROEs) for national banks OR a Federal Thrift Regulator (FTR) accreditation reflecting the incumbent is authorized to sign ROEs for federal savings associations.
- 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.
- 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 60 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:
- Leading evaluations of problem banks/thrifts, OR
- Monitoring the condition of a portfolio of problem banks/thrifts, OR
- Identifying root causes and corrective actions to improve the condition of problem banks/thrifts.
Selective factor: You must also possess a National Bank Examiner (NBE) commission reflecting that you are authorized to sign Reports of Examinations (ROEs) for national banks; OR a Federal Thrift Regulator (FTR) accreditation reflecting that you are authorized to sign ROEs for federal savings associations.
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.
- CBS Staffing Incentives/Flexibilities may apply.
- 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.
- This is an Excepted Service position under Schedule B, 213.3205(a)
- Salary range includes 20% geographical pay.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- 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:
- Technical Competence
- Developing Others
- Planning and Evaluating
- Oral Communication
- Written Communication
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.
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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
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).
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. To learn more about OCC-specific benefits, click here.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
- How to Apply
How to Apply
The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete the online application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.We are available to assist you during business hours (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, you must contact us by noon Eastern Time on the announcement’s closing date.
Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Kelly Gauvin at 202-649-6636 if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process. Hearing impaired applicants may use TDD # 202-649-6157.
- To begin, click the “Apply” button and follow the prompts on the USAJOBS.gov page to create a login.gov account, or if you previously registered, click “Sign in” and follow the prompts.
- You will be re-directed to Treasury’s CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.
- To complete, you must click the “Submit Application” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.
- To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
- To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at email@example.com and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.
Agency contact information
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) 1225 17th Street Suite 475 Attn: District Service Center Denver, Colorado 80202 United States
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518679000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 12/06/2018 to 01/03/2019
Pay scale & grade: NB 06
Salary: $110,231 to $204,829 per year
Appointment type: Permanent - This position is included in the bargaining unit.
Work schedule: Full-time