Job Overview


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The ideal candidate for this position would have a degree in accounting, business, or finance; skilled in using information systems and technology; skilled in preparing written communications; and have good interpersonal skills.

Invest in your nation's future, make a difference in your community...gain from the experience. At the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) you are 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 is a recent graduate position in the Pathways Program with the NCUA. Successful applicants who are selected will be placed in a dynamic one year developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government. At the successful conclusion of this program, you maybe eligible for a non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional position.

This position is in a bargaining unit.

This vacancy announcement will be open from Thursday, December 12, 2013 to Thursday, December 26, 2013 or when 75 applications have been received. The vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions are met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Any required documents must be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.


Serves in a developmental position with assignments/training directed toward providing the capability of eventually performing the full scope of Credit Union Examiner duties. Works under a close supervision of a Supervisory Examiner who oversees on-the-job training, furnishes advice and is available for consultation. On the job training and duties include: 

  • Overview of basic examination work methods, techniques, procedures, financial principles and operating practices;
  • Reads assignments pertaining to the laws, regulations, policies and directives which govern the operation of federal and federally insured credit unions;
  • Plans, conducts, and completes examinations of federally chartered and federally insured credit unions;
  • Obtains and protects confidential credit union data; and,
  • Analyzes credit union data prior to examination to identify areas of examination concentration and the persistency of previous problems.

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • Position requires travel more than 50% of the time

Relocation Authorized

  • No