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    Duties

    Summary

    As an Examination Technician in Systemic Risk Identification Support and Specialty Supervision (SyRIS), Significant Service Provider Supervision (SSP), you will perform technical work in support of examination processes/reviews within the SyRIS organization, and perform a full range of administrative support to the Assistant Deputy Comptroller (ADC) and SSP Supervision staff..

    Chief Operating Officer / SyRIS / SSP

    Washington, DC

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    Responsibilities

    As an Examination Technician in SyRIS/SSP, you will:

    • Perform, and assume responsibility for completing specialized, technical tasks in support of SSP supervisory and program-related activities, such as, generating/preparing recurring, standard and custom reports and data worksheets.
    • Conduct research of internal sources of cybersecurity, payments, FinTech, and information technology and searches external sources for news releases specific to the SSP companies.
    • Provide assistance to examiners during the planning stage, and while applying knowledge of information technology and general examining in order conduct portions of the examination process regarding quality control reviews, financial reviews, and review of audit reports and ratings to assess effectiveness of audit programs.
    • Prepare spreadsheets, financial institution client lists, correspondence, and other documents for conclusion/close-out activities.
    • Provide administrative support for the Assistant Deputy Comptroller and Analyst to include timely processing of supervisory products and updating supervisory systems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    04

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
    • Complete a background investigation (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 occasionally
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.

    Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 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-III pay band or GS-7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:   

    • Researching, assembling, and analyzing financial data to validate financial statements or reports; And
    • Processing financial transactions, creating and maintaining financial spreadsheets/accounts, and resolving account discrepancies.

    OR

    Education:  One full year of graduate education meets the requirements where it is directly related to the work of the position. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.

    OR

    An equivalent combination of education and experience

    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

    Please see Qualifications section for education.

    Additional information

    • Salary range includes 22.26% geographical pay.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Must be U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
    • 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:    

    • Examination Administrative Management
    • Information Collection and Analysis
    • Administrative Policies and Procedures
    • Problem Solving
    • 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.

    If you are a displaced or surplus employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must be rated as well-qualified to receive special selection priority. “Well-qualified” means that in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective placement factor(s), if applicable, you must receive a score of 85 or higher.


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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.

    CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES – Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment: Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The “position occupied” block on the SF-50 should show a “1” and your “tenure” block should show a “1” or “2”.) Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

    LAND MANAGEMENT ELIGIBLES must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE. Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements.

    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP)/INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

    SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.

    VETERANS DOCUMENTATION:  If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or another veterans hiring authority, or are claiming veteran’s 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 required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

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

    Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Kelly Battista at 202-649-6636 or 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

    Sam Reddy

    Address

    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, District of Columbia 2019
    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 to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • 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.

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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/598139700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.