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Job Title:Credit Union Examiner (Regional Information Systems Officer)

Agency:National Credit Union Administration

Job Announcement Number:RII-12-MP-582PB

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$67,174.00 to $111,956.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, December 27, 2012 to Friday, January 11, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CU-0580-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Location Negotiable After Selection, United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current and former federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles, Veterans (VEOA, and 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 RII-12-DEU-470PB for all U.S. Citizens.

JOB SUMMARY:

 

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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 (NCUA), Region II.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Position requires greater than 50% travel.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
  • Relocation expenses are authorized for NCUA Employees only.
  • A probationary/trial period may be required.
  • This position is in a bargaining unit.

DUTIES:

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Duty Station Statement:  Negotiable within Region II in the following cities:  Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Pittsburgh, Newark.  If you are a current Region II staff member, you will not have to move.

 

Relocation expenses will be paid by the agency for  NCUA employees residing outside Region II states only.

 

You will be responsible for identifying potential risks and emerging issues in Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) activities, such as risk management, logical and physical access controls, internal controls, operational controls, network infrastructure security, telecommunication security, application security, member data integrity, confidentiality and availability, business continuity planning and security response, and vendor oversight; and recommending appropriate solutions to resolve security issues. You will direct, coordinate, and conduct onsite IS&T examinations of the most complex credit unions, or credit unions with severe security issues within own region and nationally; develop, support, implement and monitor IS&T examination activities as they relate to credit unions and provide technical support to the region on IS&T related matters; serve as the region's technical expert for IS&T examination issues and provide timely input on IS&T regulatory issues; advise regional management and staff on current and future technology trends relating to IS&T, including Electronic Financial Services (EFS); and represent the region at meetings and conferences involving IS related issues.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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.

To qualify at the CU-13 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-12 level in the Federal service. You must show in your resume experience in auditing, assessing, developing, or overseeing electronic services and information systems, including network architecture, components and configurations; developing, managing, or examining IS operational controls, logical controls, and physical security controls; recommending appropriate solutions; and communicating complex and technological information effectively both orally and in writing.


You cannot qualify for this position based on education. You must have the specialized experience as described in the "Qualifications" section.

You must meet the qualifications requirements of this position no later than 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. Detailed expert knowledge of the examination or audit of credit union operations and/or the practices of financial services entities, including the examination of IS operational controls, logical and physical security controls, and management oversight. 2. Detailed expert knowledge of current and developing IS technologies including hardware, software, networks, interfaces, internet, intranet, etc. 3. Ability to research IS industry trends and products to remain abreast of state of the art technology and maintain current IS knowledge. 4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with agency staff, credit union officials, credit union associations, and the general public. 5. Ability to develop and present complex technical IS&T information in a manner that is understandable to both technical and non-technical audiences. 6. Ability to assess IS network architecture, components, and configurations to identify deficiencies and recommend enhancements based on best practices.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

 

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.


BENEFITS:

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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.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Salary: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's National Pay Rate (NPR). The NPR will increase by the geographic rate for the assigned duty location.

NCUA IS A COMPETITIVE SERVICE AGENCY.



HOW TO APPLY:

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YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 P.M. EST ON THE CLOSING DATE Friday, January 11, 2013 OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

To apply for this position, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to create or log in to your USAJobs account:

1. Submit your resume.

2. Complete the online questionnaire (See "Qualification and Evaluation" tab at the bottom).

3. Submit all required documents (see "Required Documents" section).

YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience. Failure to provide support will result in an ineligible rating. YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in a lower or ineligible rating.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To return to a previously saved or incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 811950. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

PLEASE REVIEW THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SECTION CAREFULLY AND FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS TO ENSURE YOUR APPLICATION IS COMPLETE. PLEASE NOTE:

1. After you have answered the online questionnaire, you will be prompted to submit required documents.

2. You have three options for submitting your documentation: you can upload documents from your USAJobs account; upload documents from your personal computer; or fax documents. Please follow the system prompts to submit your documents.

3. Not all documents will apply to you and you only need to submit those that are applicable to your situation.

4. Each document type must be uploaded separately.
 
All required documents must be received by 11:59:59 PM EST on the closing date of the announcement.
 
TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT:
 
VETERANS:
If you wish to be considered under the VEOA and 30% DISABLED Veteran's authority, you must submit a copy of your Veteran's Documentation (DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), VA letter, SF-15). Please annotate on your application the type of appointment you are seeking.
 
SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION:
You can apply for a non-competitive appointment if you meet the eligibility requirements for a special appointment such as those authorized for the severely disabled, disabled veterans, certain military spouses, and Peace Corps or Vista volunteers, etc. Please annotate on your application the type of appointment you are seeking and submit proof of your eligibility to be considered under that special appointing authority.
 
SF-50: Current and former federal employees must submit a Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, that indicates grade, status and tenure. Please do not submit an SF-50 for a cash/time off award.
 
NON-COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES:
If you wish to receive consideration under NON-COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES, you must submit a copy of your SF-50 reflecting the effective date of your grade level to the CU-13 or higher; or an SF-50 that reflects you competed and were selected for a position with the target grade level of CU-13 or higher on a permanent basis in the competitive service.
 
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.
 
DISABILITY:
You can apply for a noncompetitive appointment if you meet the eligibility requirements. You must submit proof of your disability and a certification of job readiness. If you are a veteran with a disability, you should contact a Department of Veterans Affairs vocational rehabilitation counselor for proof of disability and certification of job readiness.

 

Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Careers/of0510.pdf

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Paula Baker
Phone: (703)518-6519
Email: PMONTGOMERY@NCUA.GOV
Agency Information:
National Credit Union Administration
1775 Duke Street
Third Floor
Alexandria, VA
22314

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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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Job Announcement Number:

RII-12-MP-582PB

Control Number:

334302200