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Job Title:  Loan Specialist
Agency:  Export-Import Bank of the United States
Job Announcement Number:  D023-13-CFO-857486

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$89,033.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 to Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
United States Citizens


This vacancy is being concurrently advertised under announcement M020-13-CFO-857487 using merit promotion procedures.

Be part of a dynamic, self-supporting Federal agency with a nearly 80-year record of supporting U.S. export-related jobs and over $50 billion in export sales in 2012. Work in the heart of Washington, DC two blocks from the White House across from the McPherson Square metro station.

The Ex-Im Bank is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to help to maintain and create U.S. jobs by supporting the financing of exports of U.S. goods and services to international markets. Ex-Im Bank enables U.S. companies, large and small, to turn export opportunities into real sales.


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Background and Security/Suitability Investigation
  • Random Drug Testing
  • You may be required to serve a one year probationary period


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This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Asset Management Division, Portfolio Monitoring and Control Group (PMCG). The selectee will monitor a portfolio of working capital guarantee transactions under the guidance of the Managing Director of PMCG. The selectee will formulate and implement policies and procedures for monitoring working capital guarantee transactions. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring credit compliance with the terms and conditions of all working capital guarantee requirements;
  • Evaluating borrowers’ or guarantors’ financial condition using relevant credit analysis tools and techniques;
  • Assessing economic developments affecting the borrower’s industry, the legal and regulatory framework, and structural changes within the sector;
  • Reviewing and responding to all post-issue requests from borrowers for disbursement and claim filing extensions, payment deferments, consents, waivers, and other modifications related to operative working capital guarantees;
  • Managing the negotiation of restructured terms with borrowers and/or other creditors in the event of financial distress, and;
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


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Individual Occupational Requirement


Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- finance, business administration, economics, accounting, international/government affairs, mathematics, law, statistics, or other fields related to the position.



Experience that demonstrated competence in agricultural, commercial, realty, or other types of loans. Experience may have been gained in such work as reviewing and passing upon applications for agricultural, commercial, bank or mortgage loans; servicing a loan portfolio of a bank or other loan association; performing financial analysis of commercial concerns for investment purposes; appraising real estate to determine property valuation; or similar work.

Specialized Experience

GS-13: To qualify for the GS-13 position, applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level of GS-12. Specialized experience includes originating and structuring working capital loans; preparing credit analyses and approval memoranda for working capital transactions; monitoring credit compliance with the terms and conditions of working capital financings; and assisting in the negotiations of restructured terms with borrowers and/or creditors in financial distress.

GS-14: To qualify for the GS-14 position, applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level of GS-13. Specialized experience includes formulation and implementation of policies and procedures to manage a portfolio of working capital transactions and experience gained through originating and structuring working capital; preparing and/or reviewing credit approval memoranda for working capital financings; monitoring credit compliance with the terms and conditions of working capital financings negotiating restructured terms with borrowers and/or creditors in financial distress; providing guidance to junior loan officers; and preparing periodic portfolio reviews for senior management.

Education cannot be substituted for experience at these grade levels.


All requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


Using the Category Rating system, applicants will be evaluated on their resume as it relates to the position along with the Specialized Experience required. The competencies required should be reflected and demonstrated by the extent and quality of your experience, education and training in your resume. Based on the evaluation of your resume you will be placed into one of the following three categories:

Best Qualified applicants demonstrate an outstanding proficiency in the needed competency on review of the application package by a Subject Matter Expert(s) and/or evaluator(s).
Well Qualified applicants demonstrate an excellent proficiency in the needed competencies based on review of the application by a Subject Matter Expert(s) and/or evaluator(s). (This category must be met to be considered under ICTAP procedures)
Qualified applicants demonstrate and meet the basic qualifications based on review of the application by a Subject Matter Expert(s) and/or evaluator(s).

To preview the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link View Assessment Questions.


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We offer an attractive benefits package to include health, life insurance, retirement, 401(k) like plan, and metro subsidy. Additional information for Federal employee benefits can be found here.

Relocation benefits are not authorized.


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to:

Application of Veteran's Preference: The Category Rating Method does not add veteran's preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% must be listed in the highest quality category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Qualified) provided no preference eligible is in that category unless the objection or passover requirements of 5 USC 3317 (b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959 , you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See


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

1. Your Résumé.
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire.
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below).

Applications will only be accepted online or by fax. If you are unable to apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational 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.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 857486. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you need assistance applying online or by fax, please contact OPM at


The following documents are required:

1. Your Resume (applicants are required to submit a resume with job title, series/grade (if federal employee), duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, starting and ending dates of employment, number of hours worked per week, and annual salary)
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:

  • Veterans Preference Documentation (a DD-214, a letter from the VA (for disabled veterans), and an SF-15), if applicable.
  • College transcript(s).


ExIm Recruiter
Phone: (202)565-3300
Agency Information:
Export Import Bank of US
811 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC


After all application packages have been received, we will review your application to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information in the Occupational Questionnaire and may interview best-qualified applicants.

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