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    This position is located at Department of Housing and Urban Development, Asst Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner.

    This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under announcement 21-HUD-1690. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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    As a/an Senior Underwriter, you will:

    - Assist the Chief with oversight responsible for the technical direction of the Branch. This position combines the basic duties of a Construction Analyst, Appraiser and Mortgage Loan Specialist as it relates to Single Family Mortgage Insurance underwriting. The combination of duties enhances the HUD technical staff to a level of difficulty that is higher than the equivalent private sector Mortgage underwriter to effectively monitor and perform reviews of Direct Endorsement Lenders and Underwriters. The Senior Underwriter is also responsible for performing as a Department representative and facilitator for this area of expertise.

    - Assist the Branch Chief in monitoring the status of goal accomplishment. Advise the Chief of potential problems in attainment of goals and objectives. Research required underwriting procedures and techniques, requiring comprehensive knowledge of Direct Endorsement rules, regulations, and procedures. Serve as an expert-level resource on matters relating to Underwriting and other Direct Endorsement issues.

    - Responsible for analyzing the risk inherent in the issuance of mortgage insurance on mortgages for one-to-four family loans to determine if a property is an acceptable risk, and to determine the credit eligibility of the mortgagors and to assure compliance with statutory, regulatory and administrative requirements, the key area of this responsibility is in evaluating the operation(s) of the Direct Endorsement and/or contractor performed underwriting program(s). This review is to determine problems with specific underwriters, appraisers, builders, or lenders so action can be taken to correct, or minimize the losses associated with the identified problems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 Travel Nights per Month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/606355600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.