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Agency:  Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Job Announcement Number:  2013-HQD-B0019

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$81,635.00 to $131,483.00 / Per Year
Thursday, October 10, 2013 to Thursday, October 24, 2013
Competitive Service, - Permanent, Full-Time
1 vacancy - Washington, DC  View Map
All United States Citizens.     

Applicants with status or those eligible under special hiring authorities, should apply under FDIC merit promotion announcement number 2013-HQ-B0021.  However, if you desire consideration also under this public non-status announcement, you must apply to both.  Status applicants are current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is one of the most respected forces in America's financial community. Our mission is to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions, and managing receiverships.

The FDIC is ranked as the Number #1 best place to work among mid-sized agencies in the Federal Government.

This position is located in the Legal Division, Corporate, Consumer, Insurance and Legislation Branch, Executive Secretary Section, Operations Unit, Washington, DC of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and provides direct administrative and legal support to the FDIC's Board of Directors, Standing Committees, and advisory committees.



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- Prepares and maintains an automated index of all official actions taken by the Board of Directors (Board) and by committees and officers pursuant to authority delegated by the Board, to ensure quick access to all information pertaining to these actions.  The index serves as the “corporate memory” of the FDIC for such actions. 

- Searches, retrieves, sorts, and compiles, information from the automated index in response to requests from the Board of Directors and the various FDIC divisions and offices.

- Works with the FDIC’s Committee Management Officer (CMO) to submit continuous electronic reports of FDIC advisory committee activities through the GSA-sponsored database.

 - Monitors committee charter expiration dates to complete charter renewals before charters expire; monitors preparation of mandatory balance plans; prepares Federal Register notices for each advisory committee and assures they are published as required by law. 

- Serves as the FDIC’s Liaison with OMB for purposes of filing FDIC reports of proposed and completed regulations; works with experts throughout the FDIC to assemble data regarding the status of FDIC rulemaking proposals; prepares the FDIC’s Unified Agenda; submits information using the OMB-sponsored database; works with OMB experts to resolve questions; and monitors publication in the Federal Register. 

 - Performs legal research, writing, editing, and other duties related to the publication of the FDIC Loose-Leaf reporting service, which contains the text of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, the text of regulations, statements of policy, guidelines, and interpretations adopted by the Board of Directors; and the text of related federal statutes, regulations, interpretations, guidelines, and statements of policy.

 - Provides technical support to the Editor of the FDIC Loose-Leaf reporting service for purposes of implementing technical aspects of the agreement with the FDIC’s outside publisher, and facilitates communications concerning technical aspects of the publication, especially as they impact the internet version of the Loose-Leaf.

Assists the Executive Secretary and Assistant Executive Secretary(s) on a broad range of computer and internet systems, including managing multiple SharePoint web pages used to disseminate confidential Board cases and Standing Committee cases.


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Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 level or above in the Federal service.  Specialized experience is experience providing advice on utilizing the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) database and other information systems; creating processes for addressing requests for locating, organizing and producing electronically stored information, and developing and maintaining electronic systems for collecting and processing electronically stored information.
There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.  

Applicants eligible for CTAP (Career Transition Assistance Program) or ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position.  For more information, click here.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.


Your resume will be reviewed, including the online assessment questionnaire, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination.  Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.  These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below.  Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

1.  Knowledge of government and industry records management principles (e.g. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), ARMA, and eDiscovery).
2.  Skill in the use of Enterprise Document Management Systems (EDMS).
3.  Ability to identify administrative/operational problems and analyze possible consequences and effects in development of proposed solutions. 

4.  Knowledge of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and other specific legislation governing federal advisory committees such as the Government in the Sunshine Act, Freedom of Information Act, pertinent Executive Orders, and OMB guidance.

5.  Knowledge of the operation, data retrieval, and proper use of various on-line information systems for the establishment, renewal, or termination of advisory committees.

6.  Skill in performing legal research to reconstruct statutes, regulations, interpretations, guidelines, and statements of policy.
You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs.  Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.
To preview questions please click here.


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In addition to the regular benefits offered by Federal agencies, the FDIC offers additional benefits to its employees.  These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors.

To find out more, click here.

Relocation benefits may be provided in accordance with FDIC's General Travel Regulations.  


Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.


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To begin, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register and establish a USAJOBS account, complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents.  Please be sure to click "FINISH" to complete the application process.

You must apply online.  Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Application Status."  Click on the "Position Title," and then select "Apply Online" to continue.

You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.


Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here.  (Note:  Veterans should submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)

FDIC CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP):  If you are a displaced or surplus FDIC or Federal employee eligible for consideration under the CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility.  For more information, click here.


Sharon Pearson
Phone: 703-562-2162
Fax: 000-000-0000
TDD: 1-800-925-4618
Agency Information:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Human Resources Service Center
3501 Fairfax Drive
HRB (PA-1730-5007)
Arlington, VA
Fax: 000-000-0000


You may check the status of your application on-line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through USAJOBS by signing in and selecting "Application Status." Thank you for your interest in working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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