About the Agency
This position is located in the U.S. Treasury Departmental Offices (DO), Domestic Finance, Office of the Assistant Secretary (Financial Institutions), Office of Consumer Policy, Office of Financial Security. Domestic Finance has a number of important roles in the U.S. financial system. The Office of Consumer Policy develops and coordinates the Treasury Department’s legislative and regulatory policies as they relate to retail financial services by banks and nonbank financial services companies. The Office has a particular focus on emerging trends in financial services such as the growing use of technology and data. The Office is also responsible for the interagency federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
- Supports research and development of policies and initiatives to improve household financial security, especially of low and middle-income individuals. This work will include understanding current practice, policy and regulations; assessing emerging issues in the field; and developing and executing appropriate actions, including engaging outside stakeholders and working with other federal agencies and other partners to develop and disseminate useful guidance and resources
- Provides input, guidance and assistance to effectively implement Treasury programs and initiatives to help households build financial stability. Assesses the state of the field and leading practices, and develops strategies to address consumer needs
- Contributes to the leadership and coordination of the statutorily-mandated, multi-agency Financial Literacy and Education Commission and promotes financial security objectives through the Commission
- Conducts research and anlysis of current law and legislative and regulatory proposals and plans and prepares reports that include recommendations and conclusions on which Treasury policy may be developed