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Job Title:  Policy Analyst, CG-1101-14
Agency:  Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Job Announcement Number:  2014-HQD-B1313

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$113,868.00 to $207,060.00 / Per Year
Monday, June 09, 2014 to Monday, July 07, 2014
Competitive Service - Permanent, Full-Time
1 vacancy - Washington DC, DC   View Map
1 vacancy - New York, NY   View Map
All United States Citizens.     

(Applicants with status or those eligible under special hiring authorities, should apply under FDIC merit promotion ann#2014-HQ-B1314. 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.)  
Public Trust - Background Investigation


About the Agency

This position is located in the Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, Complex Financial Institutions Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of compliance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (DFA).


  • Occasional Travel
  • This position requires occasional overnight travel.


  • Yes
  • Relocation benefits will be provided.



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  • Serves as advisor on all policy matters related to the business of the Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, its strategic plans, goals and objectives, and overall mission.
  • Performs analytical reviews and analysis on existing and proposed policies, providing management with recommendations on the potential impact on business approaches and functions.
  • Provides the Division with interpretations of existing and proposed policies, statutory and regulatory guidelines, and legislative proposals, pertaining to the FDIC, banking and thrift and financial services industry such as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (DFA), The Federal Deposit Insurance Act (FDIC Act), Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA), and bankruptcy and corporate restructuring related matters. 
  • Participates and leads in the development of financial models and metrics in response to evolving issues and complex analytic challenges that support senior level decision-making.
  • Performs technical and data analysis of existing and proposed statutes, regulations, and studies, including those related to the Dodd-Frank Act, the FDIC Act, SIPA, and Chapters 7 and 11 of the Title 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
  • Assists in preparation of policy papers, directives,  memoranda, and other documents stating Division policy or its position on sensitive issues.


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I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 13 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience with newly implemented public policy related to the resolution of large, systemically important financial institutions, providing senior management with recommendations on the implications of policies related to corporate business approaches and functions, serving as an advisor on all policy matters related to organizational strategic business plans, and developing credible resolution strategies and operational plans for corporate restructuring and workouts with a heavy emphasis on bankruptcy.

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.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
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 the resolutions process in order to formulate broad-based plans for program and process improvement.
  2. Knowledge of industry structure, function and operations of financial services and current legislative and regulatory issues affecting the banking and thrift industries.
  3. Knowledge of financial institution resolution strategies, large bankruptcies and corporate restructuring principles, complex mergers and acquisitions, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA), FDIA or Dodd-Frank Act Title I and II authority.
  4. Ability to lead teams in developing research, metrics, financial models and other data intensive financial analysis related to large-scale bankruptcies, corporate restructuring and reorganizations.
  5. Skill in written and oral communications in order to develop and recommend new internal initiatives and policy efforts in the financial services industry to executives and senior management.
  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with high level officials.
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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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.


M. Shawn Drumwright
Phone: 703-562-6488
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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