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Job Title:Supervisory Credit Union Examiner

Agency:National Credit Union Administration

Job Announcement Number:RIII-14-DEU-1024903

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$96,328.00 to $185,519.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, January 08, 2014 to Tuesday, January 21, 2014




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Atlanta, GA View Map


All U.S. Citizens. This position is also being advertised under vacancy announcement RIII-14-MP-1023910 for 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.).


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NCUA has been selected as one of the "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government", ranking 9th when compared to similarly sized organizations. 

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).


More than one position may be filled through this announcement.


  • 50% or Greater
  • Travel is required to visit credit unions within the assigned geographic area.


  • Yes
  • Authorized for current NCUA promotion eligibles only.


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • One-year supervisory probationary period may be required.


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As the Supervisory Examiner, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: 

  • Supervising the activities of a group of geographically dispersed credit union examiners
  • Interpreting and applying credit union laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to specific issues.
  • Reviewing examination reports prepared by assigned staff for technical problem areas.
  • Identifying employee training needs and development and assure that resources are made available for development and training needs. 
  • Conducting program evaluations to ensure consistent application of policy guidance, practices, procedures, and examination priorities. 
  • Representing NCUA in reconciling differences of opinion on policy and operational matters.


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You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in 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-14 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as 1)  conducting financial institution examinations by applying appropriate laws, regulations, and standards; 2) reviewing, leading teams, or providing feedback on other financial institution examiners concerning examination procedures; and 3) managing conflicting priorities with established deadlines.
To qualify at the CU-15 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-14 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include 1) one of the following activities:

  • reviewing the quality of financial institution examinations;
  • examining complex or troubled financial institutions; or
  • writing supervisory guidance for financial institution related issues at the national level; 

Specialized experience must also include 2) reviewing, leading teams, or providing feedback on other financial institution examiners concerning examining procedures; and 3) ensuring that organizational work products are completed within established deadlines.


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

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


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. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:


Best Qualified – Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position.

Well Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications.

Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of accounting, management, and auditing principles, theories, and practices;
  2. Ability to provide leadership and direction to a group of geographically dispersed examiners;
  3. Knowledge of financial institution industry functions, responsibilities, and examining procedures;
  4. Supervisory Skills;
  5. Oral Communication; and
  6. Time Management.


Application of Veterans' Preference: The Category Rating process does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher.)

Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification.


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In addition to the standard benefits offered by Federal agencies, NCUA 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.  More information can be found by clicking here.


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 Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes a locality rate of 23.06 percent for the Atlanta/Fulton/Georgia geographical area.  

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. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at:


This position is not in the bargaining unit.




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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.


To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.


  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date. 
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position.The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. 
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement. Please ensure that your resume includes the month and year that you began and ended and hours worked per week for each position held. Failure to provide details will result in an ineligible rating. 

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):


  1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1024903.
  2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on  Tuesday, January 21, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:


  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire  View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
  3. Fax all six pages of 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.


You will not be considered for this position if you fail to submit all of the above documents.

If you experience technical issues with completing your online application, please email the Application Manager Help Desk at:


1.  VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTS (if claiming veteran's preference):

  • For 5-Point Preference: DD 214 (Member 4 Copy preferred, however documentation provided must contain dates and character of service) or if you are currently active duty: an official statement of service from your command.
  • For 10-Point Preference: DD-214 (Member 4 Copy preferred, however documentation provided must contain dates and character of service), VA letter and SF-15 for 10-Point preference.


2.  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 be rated well-qualified 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.


Tammy Lewis
Phone: (000)000-0000
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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