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Job Title:  Supervisory Examiner
Agency:  National Credit Union Administration
Job Announcement Number:  RIII-12-MP-569DDW

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$92,570.00 to $178,279.00 / Per Year
Monday, November 19, 2012 to Monday, December 10, 2012
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location(s):
Miami, FL United StatesView Map
Fort Lauderdale, FL United StatesView Map
All current and former federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles, Veterans ( 30% Disabled), and special non-competitive appointment eligibles (e.g., Persons with Disabilities, Certain Military Spouses, Peace Corps and Vista Volunteers, etc.). This position is also being advertised under vacancy announcement RIII-12-DEU-457DDW for all U.S. Citizens.



This position is not in a bargaining unit.


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.

The Supervisory Credit Union Examiner (SE) is responsible for coordinating the total program objectives and requirements with regional offices and serves as the agency's primary contact person with state supervisory authorities, trade associations, and others concerned. Assures that the recommendations made to credit union management by assigned examiner staff are in the best interest of the efficient management of the resources of the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF).




  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Position requires 25-50% travel.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
  • Relocation expenses authorized for promotion eligible NCUA employees only.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • One year supervisory probationary period is required.


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You will serve as the Supervisory Examiner (SE) responsible for the financial safety and soundness of credit unions for an assigned geographic district area by managing and directing examination and supervision activities. You will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to a group of examiners in widely dispersed geographic locations, grades CU-5 through CU-12, and may include specialists at the CU-13 level, which includes the normal supervisory functions, with accountability to agency management for the quality and quantity of work done, and for the efficient and economical utilization of staff resources. You will make certain that recommendations made by examiner staff to credit union management are in the best interests of the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF). You will place significant emphasis on recruiting, developing and training staff, resolving complaints, and evaluating performance, maintaining good public relations with the private sector, trade associations and officials of state governments encompassed by the assigned geographical area, conduct program evaluation to ensure consistent application of policy, guidelines, practices, procedures and examining priorities; review federal examination reports for technical problem areas and for the development of the examiner; and coordinate with the appropriate state supervisory authority to resolve issues or disputes arising from the joint work of federal and state examiners. You will be responsible for coordinating program objectives and requirements with regional officials.


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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 the applicant 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.
To qualify at the CU-14 level: You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level. Qualifying specialized experience is experience solving problems that required developing cooperation, coordination of activities, and reaching consensus in at least two of the following areas: Lending, Information and Systems Technology (IS&T), Asset Liability Management/Interest Rate Risk, Electronic Payment Systems.
To qualify for the CU-15 level: You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-14 level. Qualifying specialized experience is experience solving problems that required analyzing and reaching solutions to controversial issue in at least two of the following areas: Lending, Information and Systems Technology (IS&T), Asset Liability Management/Interest Rate Risk, Electronic Payment Systems.

In addition to meeting the specialized experience required for the grade level you wish to be considered, applicant must have one year of experience that demonstrated experience in coaching and/or team building, for example establishing goals and objectives for a group or team performance; experience demonstrating conflict resolution strategies and skills; enhancing team members strengths through ongoing and useful feedback, etc; supervising/leading others, such as work as a project leader planning work assignments and determining work schedules for others, monitoring the progress of assignments and holding accountable for achieving desired results, resolving conflicts, managing complaints, etc; or work acting in a supervisory capacity. This experience does not have to be at the next lower grade level.

You cannot qualify for this position based on education.

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

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. Professional knowledge in the areas of examination, supervision and operation of credit unions, including knowledge of accounting and auditing theories that might impact credit unions.
2. Ability to communicate effectively in diverse circumstances.
3. Ability to negotiate and convince others of the right course of action.
4. Ability to supervise others by providing leadership, direction and motivation to a group of examiners.
5. Ability to develop a staff by providing the necessary training and assignments to maximize subordinate's abilities.
6. Ability to organize and prioritize work, then assign work utilizing the best available resource to achieve the objectives.


First, 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.
Second, if you have a complete application package, your RESUME will be reviewed to determine if you meet basic qualifications and the specialized experience requirements (see "Qualifications and Evaluations" section). You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your experience meets the specialized experience. Third, if you are determined to be qualified for the position, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the assessment questions. The numerical rating you received is based on your responses to the questions. If upon review it is determined that your resume and supporting documentation do not support your responses to the questions, your numerical rating can be adjusted and you can be excluded from consideration for this position.


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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.  Explore the major benefits offered to Federal employees at




If you are selected for this position at the CU-14 level, you may be non-competitively promoted to the CU-15 level. 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 National Pay Rate (NPR)which includes a 21.83 percent locality rate for the Fort Lauderdale/Miami, FL geographical area.




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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume.
2. Complete 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 supports 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: TAG:790741  . Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire TAG: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.


VETERANS: If you wish to be considered under VEOA or 30% DISABLED Veteran's Authority, you must submit a copy of your Veteran's Documentation (DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), VA letter, SF-15).

SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION:  To receive consideration for a special appointment authority (severely disabled, Peace Corps or Vista volunteers, certain military spouses, etc.) you must submit all required documents supporting your claim.

SF-50: Current and former federal employees must submit a Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, that indicates grade, status, tenure and the full performance level (FPL) of the position held. Please do not submit an SF-50 for a cash/time off award.

ICTAP/CTAP: Federal employees seeking ICTAP/CTAP 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.



Deborah Wise
Phone: (703)518-6653
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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