Job Description

Job Summary

The ideal candidate for this position would have a degree in accounting, business, or finance; skilled in using information systems and technology; skilled in preparing written communications; and have good interpersonal skills.

NCUA has been selected as one of the "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government", ranking 9th when compared to similarly sized organizations. Particularly noteworthy, NCUA excelled in the areas of effective leadership, employee skills - mission match, training and development, diversity and performance-based results. Apply now to become part of one of the Federal Government’s “Best Places to Work”.

Invest in your nation's future, make a difference in your community...gain from the experience. At the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) you're not just a number, working to make quotas or improve the bottom line, you have the opportunity to make a difference. NCUA is the federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions and insures savings in federal and most state-chartered credit unions across the country through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), a federal fund backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. To learn more about NCUA click on the following link to view a brief video:

This position receives on-the-job training as a field examiner. The training assignments prepare you to manage, supervise and conduct examinations for a district of federal and federally-insured state credit unions.

Multiple positions may be filled through this vacancy announcement.


Serves in a developmental position with assignments/training directed toward providing the capability of eventually performing the full scope of Credit Union Examiner duties. Works under close supervision of a Supervisory Examiner who oversees on-the-job training, furnishes advice and is available for consultation. On the job training and duties include: 

  • Overview of basic examination work methods, techniques, procedures, financial principles and operating practices;
  • Reads assignments pertaining to the laws, regulations, policies and directives which govern the operation of federal and federally insured credit unions;
  • Plans, conducts, and completes examinations of federally chartered and federally insured credit unions;
  • Obtains and protects confidential credit union data; and,
  • Analyzes credit union data prior to examination to identify areas of examination concentration and the persistency of previous problems.

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • Travel is required to visit assigned credit unions in the geographic area.  In addition, travel is required to participate in regional team examinations, training events, and conferences.

Relocation Authorized

  • No