This position is located in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Immediate Office of the Inspector General, Headquarters, Arlington, VA.
The Deputy Inspector General works closely with the Inspector General to oversee day-to-day operations of the OIG and in this capacity is responsible for executive leadership, direction and management of the full range of OIG functions.Learn more about this agency
- Works closely with the Inspector General and other OIG executives to provide policy and strategic direction and oversight of OIG Investigation functions and activities. Guides and supervises the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations by providing assignments, projects, or training opportunities; translating broad goals into objectives, plans, priorities, and work expectations; providing feedback; evaluating performance; following up to discuss performance; recommending and/or approving awards for those deserving recognition; approving leave, training, and developmental assignments; hearing and resolving complaints and other matters; and addressing performance and conduct problems.
- Works closely with the Inspector General to provide policy and strategic direction and oversight of the OIG Immediate Office. Guides and supervises Immediate Office staff by providing assignments, projects, or training opportunities; translating broad goals into objectives, plans, priorities, and work expectations; providing feedback; evaluating performance; following up to discuss performance; recommending and/or approving awards for those deserving recognition; approving leave, training, and developmental assignments; hearing and resolving complaints and other matters; and addressing performance and conduct problems.
- Works closely with the Inspector General to provide policy and strategic direction and oversight of the OIG’s information management functions and activities. Guides and supervises those OIG executives and/or managers responsible for information management by providing assignments, projects, or training opportunities; translating broad goals into objectives, plans, priorities, and work expectations; providing feedback; evaluating performance; following up to discuss performance; recommending and/or approving awards for those deserving recognition; approving leave, training, and developmental assignments; hearing and resolving complaints and other matters; and addressing performance and conduct problems.
- Participates in or oversees the OIG’s outreach and legislative program, to include participating in Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) activities, forums, and projects; performing outreach activities with the financial industry; and formulating legislative proposals and policies, preparing or reviewing legislative reports, and maintaining relationships and communicating with Congressional Members and their staffs. Recommends policies for, and coordinates or oversees, relationships between the OIG and other Federal agencies, State and local government agencies, and non-government entities regarding the promotion of economy and efficiency in the administration of, or the prevention and detection of fraud and abuse in, FDIC programs and operations; or the identification and prosecution of participants in such fraud or abuse.
- Works closely with the Inspector General and other OIG executives to establish and communicate the OIG Guiding Principles, vision, values, strategic goals and objectives, and risk-based priorities of the OIG; and inform fully and currently the Chairman and Congress of serious problems, abuses, and deficiencies relating to the administration of FDIC programs and operations.
25% or less - Occasional Travel will be required.
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Conditions Of Employment
Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) required.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Registration with the Selective Service.
Applicants must posess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the grade 15 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is leading, managing and supervising of an Office of Inspector General or comparable organization. This experience must include providing policy direction and management in at least two of the following areas: investigations, audits, evaluations, legal, and management support activities of that organization.
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.
There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.
If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.
FDIC Executive Managers (EM) are not the Senior Executive Service (SES). As an EM at the FDIC, you will provide executive leadership and managerial direction over substantive activities related to planning, developing, executing, and coordinating the Corporation's programs and policies.
There is currently only one vacancy and candidates are encouraged to apply early to maximize their opportunity for consideration. Additional selections may be made should we determine there are more vacancies to fill in the same position.
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.
- Expert knowledge of and experience working with the Inspector General Act and in administering the roles and functions of the OIG.
- Comprehensive knowledge of Federal Criminal law and procedure and Federal investigative standards.
- Comprehensive knowledge of the FDI Act and general banking law, regulations and practice.
- Demonstrated ability in overseeing the policies, strategies, and execution of an OIG investigation function.
- Demonstrated ability in management of personnel, programs and resources.
- Demonstrated ability and expertise in information security.
- Demonstrated ability to obtain and apply comprehensive knowledge of systems used by an agency as well as the framework and underlying concepts related to these systems for purposes of guiding and executing OIG activities related to using information as a management tool.
- Demonstrated ability in overseeing the planning and execution of OIG data analytics activities.
- Comprehensive knowledge of and experience in Federal Government law, rules and regulations.
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.
The FDIC offers comprehensive 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.
In addition, under FDIC’s Group Life Insurance Program, basic life insurance coverage for Executive Managers is automatically equal to 3 times their salary (rounded to the next higher thousand) up to a maximum of $800,000. Executives may also choose from two other lower coverage options. The Corporation pays for the cost of the basic coverage unless employees also elect to be covered under the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI).
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.
To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on “Applications” tab. Click on the “Position Title,” and then select “Update Application” or “Additional Application Information” to continue.
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
Office of Inspector General
3501 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22226
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- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518094300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.