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    Duties

    Summary

    As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Bank Information Technology), you will conduct and assist in the supervision of bank information technology (BIT) activities in national banks/thrifts.

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    Responsibilities

    As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Bank Information Technology), you will:

    • Supervise or assist in bank information technology (BIT) examinations at banks/thrifts and non-bank service centers.
    • Plan, coordinate, and monitor BIT supervisory activities, including assessing risk, developing supervisory strategies, determining the scope of supervisory activities, managing teams of assisting personnel, preparing reports of activities, and developing responses to address risks.
    • Conduct or participate in discussions with bank management on findings and recommendations, including preparing communications to foster positive changes within the bank. 
    • Serve as a BIT consultant to employees and managers and provide BIT leadership and training to other examiners.  
    • Review and evaluate the work of assigned personnel, including the preparation of assignment evaluations.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - Travel overnight or locally on a frequent basis.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Complete a one-year trial period (unless already completed).
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • 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.
    • Travel overnight or locally on a frequent basis.
    • 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.
    • Successfully complete a background investigation that includes criminal history, financial history (including a credit check) and other information.

    Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by 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-IV band level or GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:

    • Assessing a financial institution's or technology service provider's bank information technology risk management systems used to identify, measure, monitor and control risks; OR
    • Assessing a financial institution's or technology service provider's compliance with laws, regulations and guidance related to bank information technology.

    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

    Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

    Additional information

    • This is not an entry-level or developmental position. This position is at the full-performance level.
    • Applicants applying for the New York, NY duty location will be placed in one of two field office locations (New York, NY or Edison, NJ). Selectee's location preference will be considered to the extent practicable.
    • One or more positions may be filled in any of the locations specified above. Selections for duty locations posted will be made based on management needs, all locations may not be filled.
    • You may apply for up to 3 locations specified in the announcement. You will be asked to rank order your preferences when you apply, you will not be considered for more than 3 locations due to the expected high volume of candidates for this position.
    • Salary range does not include geographical pay.
    • For specific information on geographic pay differentials, click here.
    • 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).
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more positions.
    • 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

    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.

    Rating:

    Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:    

    • Technical Competence
    • Planning and Workload Management
    • Oral Communication
    • Written Communication

    Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality groupings (Outstanding, Excellent, or Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education and training related to this position. Your rating will be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed.   Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference eligibles in that category.  Qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

    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

    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

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    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.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing actual or expected dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets.   

    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.

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    Benefits

    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.

    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.

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    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. Central Time, Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, you must contact us by noon Central Time on the announcement’s closing date.

    Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Christa Scott at 202-649-6639 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 careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

    Agency contact information

    Saundra Keys

    Phone

    972-277-9645

    TDD

    202-649-6157

    Fax

    999-999-9999

    Email

    Saundra.keys@occ.treas.gov

    Address

    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
    225 E. John Carpenter Fwy
    Irving, Texas 75062
    United States
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    The OCC is among the best places to work in the federal government.  Our mission is to ensure that national banks and federal savings associations operate in a safe and sound manner, provide fair access to financial services, treat customers fairly, and comply with applicable laws and regulations.  Our culture is flexible, accountable, strategy-based, and data-driven. We promote creative and thoughtful contributions by all employees in an environment that values and encourages diversity. If you are an inquisitive, investigative individual with high standards of your own, consider the OCC.

    Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

    Next steps

    To check the status of your application for this position, please follow these steps:

    1. Login to your USAJOBS account, select the "Applications" section and click on the vacancy you would like to view.
    2. Under "application status," click "additional application information" and you will be taken to the CareerConnector website where you can check your application status.  The "additional application information" link may not be available if your application status says "Unavailable." This indicates that your application is not complete.

    If the "additional application information" link is not available and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and "Update Application" to be taken back to the CareerConnector portion of the application.

    If your application was successfully submitted, your Status will show "Received."  You can also elect to stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts.

    Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • 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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536935800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.