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Job Title:  Credit Union Examiner ( Risk Management Officer)
Agency:  National Credit Union Administration
Job Announcement Number:  OEI-12-DEU-458MB

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$83,880.00 to $161,294.00 / Per Year
Thursday, November 29, 2012 to Thursday, December 13, 2012
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Alexandria, VA United StatesView Map
All U.S. Citizens This position is also being advertised under vacancy announcement OEI-12-MP-570MB to all current or former federal employees with competitive or reinstatement eligibility, Veterans (VEOA and 30% Disabled) and appropriate special non-competitive appointment eligibles (e.g Persons with Disabilities, Peace Corps and Vista Volunteers etc.).



Introduction to the Agency: 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.


This position is located at the National Credit Union Administration, Office of Examination and Insurance, Division of Risk Management.




  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.


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As a Risk Management Officer you will:


Manage the operation of the agency's nationwide data gathering and off-site surveillance programs.

Identify and solve problems affecting these programs.

Ensure validity and integrity of data and related analytical functions.

Identify, monitor, and report major conditions and trends that involve potential or known risks to credit unions and the NCUSIF. Develop periodic alerts, reports and bulletins regarding contemporary, emerging, or critical risk management issue.

Develop and presents training for agency staff on data gathering, surveillance, and risk management issues.

Act as an intra-agency liaison to other agency divisions and offices regarding data gathering, data dissemination, surveillance and risk management issues.


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You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

For the CU/GS-13: One year of experience comparable to the CU/GS-12 level where the applicant has experience leading an exam team in a large complex financial institution; supervising problem financial institutions; managing a group of financial institutions; serving as a subject matter expert in examination, supervision and operation of financial institutions; and experience in assessing and providing guidance in the area of risk in financial institutions.

For the CU/GS-14: One year of experience comparable to the CU/GS-13 level where the applicant has experience managing several troubled financial institutions; participating on liquidation & conservator actions; providing quality control reviews on exam reports; participating on creating policy and financial analysis; and managing large data collection efforts. This experience must include analysis of statistical, financial, and economic trends of or affecting financial institutions.


You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.


Your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation).  You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement.  If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified.  Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. 


Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability.  You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Ability to conduct financial and statistical analysis, evaluate financial markets, and apply risk management techniques related to financial institutions.

2. Ability to communicate in writing to develop presentations, reports, etc.

3. Ability to communicate other than in writing in order to provide guidance in the area of risk in financial institutions.

4. Knowledge in the areas of examination, supervision, and operation of financial institutions, including laws, regulations, policies, and directives.


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NCUA participates in all Federal Benefits programs including but not limited to: Leave, Health Benefits, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits, Long Term Care and Flexible Spending Account.


If you are selected for this position at the CU-13 you may be non-competitively promoted to the next level through CU-14 level provided that you have fulfilled the necessary qualification requirements including any applicable certification processes. Promotion is not automatic and is conditional on demonstrated ability to perform the higher grade level duties, a current written performance appraisal rating of "fully successful" or better, fulfillment of the necessary qualification requirements, and sufficient work at the higher grade level position. SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR)which includes a locality rate of  24.87 percent for the Alexandria, VA geographical area. NCUA IS A COMPETITIVE SERVICE AGENCY.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume.
2. Complete the Occupational Questionnaire.
3. All required documents (see required documents section).


YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the qualifications requirements and your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure that your resume includes the month, year, and hours worked per week for each position held. Failure to provide details may result in a lower or ineligible rating.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or login to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you submit your answers at the end of the process.

NOTE: To return to a previously saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:
To Fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 786573. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire     , and
2. Print the 1203FX form to provide your responses to the questionnaire and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

If you experience technical issues with completing your online application, please email the Application Manager Help Desk at:


 (1) VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTS (if claiming veteran's preference):
  • For 5-Point Preference: DD 214 (Member 4 Copy) or if you are currently active duty: an official statement of service from your command.
  • For 10-Point Preference: DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), VA letter and SF-15 for 10-Point preference.
(2) ICTAP/CTAP: Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof of their eligibility:
  • Copy of agency notice;
  • Most recent performance rating; and
  • SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must receive an 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. For additional information, click CTAP.


PLEASE NOTE: You have three options for submitting your documentation: (1) you can upload documents from your USAJOBS account; (2) upload documents from your personal computer; (3) or fax documents. Please follow the system prompts to submit your documents.  Not all documents will apply to you and you only need to submit those that are applicable to your situation.


Lisa Bazemore
Phone: (703)518-6578
Agency Information:
National Credit Union Administration
1775 Duke Street
Third Floor
Alexandria, VA


You will receive an email that your resume has been received from the USAJobs website. You can check the status of your application by logging back into your USAJobs account.

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