This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision, Complex Financial Institutions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of conducting horizontal risk analyses.
There are a total of 3 positions to be filled from this announcement. Positions may be filled at any of the advertised locations.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.Learn more about this agency
Performs complex financial analyses of the sources of risk, such as liquidity, market, and credit risks, in complex financial institutions (CFIs).
Responsible for analyzing, summarizing and reporting on highly complex issues to senior management within various divisions and offices of the Corporation, as well as other agencies and members of the financial industry.
Develops, tests, and refines analytical processes and participates as the FDIC's representative on various internal and external working groups.
Plans, conducts and leads collaborative efforts of Section staff, other groups within FDIC, other Federal regulators, and other parties to identify, collect, and manage pertinent information and data from covered CFIs.
Occasional travel - May require occasional overnight travel.
Job family (Series)
Conditions Of Employment
The range of pay shown includes base pay plus supplemental locality adjustments. The locality rates for these duty locations range from a low of 7.81% to a high of 45.51%. Pay will vary by grade level and the locality rate for the geographic location where the position is located. For more on FDIC locality rates, click here.
Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.
Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.
Specialized experience CG-14: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 13 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience using risk management information systems to identify, measure, and analyze risk levels across large, complex financial institutions.
Specialized experience CG-15: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 14 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience using risk management information systems to identify, measure, and analyze risk levels across large, complex financial institutions and experience serving as a subject matter expert providing guidance, training, and advice to persons within the financial sector.
Large, complex financial institutions may be defined as financial intermediaries engaged in some combination of commercial banking, investment banking, asset management and insurance, whose failure poses a systemic risk or externality to the financial system as a whole. These risks are intertwined among both insured and uninsured subsidiaries, and the largest and most complex of these companies often have global footprints and interdependent counter-party relationships with one another that increase their complexity and risk.
Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined “well qualified” for this position. For more information, click here.
There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.
If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.
To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
1. Knowledge of financial institution analysis, risk management, audit, examination and supervision methods, techniques, and procedures applicable to CFIs
2. Ability to develop reports on risks and trends for senior executives that present sound conclusions and recommendations.
3. Ability to analyze, develop, recommend and implement guidelines, processes, or procedures related to emerging financial institution issues.
4. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with executive managers, and employees of the various divisions and offices within the Corporation, other regulatory agencies, and private sector representatives.
You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.
To preview questions please click here.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans’ preference, click here. (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty – or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)
INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information,click here.
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.
In addition to the regular benefits offered by Federal agencies, the FDIC offers additional benefits to its employees. These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors.
To find out more, 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
To begin, click the “Apply” button and follow the prompts. If you haven’t already, register and establish a USAJOBS account. After you register online, click the “Apply” button to complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents. Please be sure to click “Submit Application” to complete the application process.
You must apply online. Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.
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You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.
Please ensure you have completed the application process by verifying the status of your application on-line to reflect: “Received”. Failure to complete the application process will result in an incomplete application and you will not be considered for the position.
Agency contact information
AddressFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Human Resources Service Center
3501 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22226
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