Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
$118,247.00 to $219,823.00
Open & closing dates
$118,247 to $219,823 per year
Pay scale & grade
Permanent - Permanent appointment in the competitive service; excluded from the bargaining unit.
3 vacancies in the following locations:
Washington DC, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Relocation benefits will be paid in accordance with OCC's relocation policy. Free real estate information on job locations is available by calling OCC’s relocation management firm at 1-877-237-5068.
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
As a Executive Liaison for 401 (k) Oversight and functions as the key advisor to the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Management/CFO on activities relating to the OTS and OCC 401(k) Plans.
Sr. Dep Comptroller, Management/CFO
Location Negotiable After Selection. There is one position to be filled in any of the locations specified above.
Salary range does not include geographical pay.
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Total pay cannot exceed applicable pay cap, which is $265,000 for 2018.
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Must be U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
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As a Executive Liaison 401(k) Oversight, you will:
Provide broad strategic management oversight of OCC’s and OTC’s and OTS’s 401(k) Plans (the Plans), programs, policies, and activities. Serve as a technical expert and policy advisor to the Chair regarding broad and highly sensitive fiduciary activities that impact overall Plan strategies and issues affecting the OCC 401 (k) plan.
At the direction of the SDC for Management/CFO, plans and carries out high level strategic policy analyses on a wide range of sensitive and complex issues associated with the OCC’s 401 (k) Plans fiduciary responsibilities. Serve as a recognized expert in developing and interpreting guidelines, policies, legislation, and regulations regarding fiduciary responsibilities and overall administration of the OCC’s 401 (K) Plan. Identify policy and operational changes necessary for effective functioning of the Plans and recommends implementation procedures to the Chair for highly complex operational issues.
Coordinates with senior executives and other experts throughout the agency and with other FIRREA agencies as well as other government agencies as the Chair’s primary representative regarding strategic risk posed to the OCC regarding overall management of the Plan. Works closely with the 401 (k) Operations team (Human Capital, Compensation and Benefits, Retirement unit) with specific authority from the Senior Deputy Comptroller of Management/CFO and 401(k) Committee Chair, to coordinate oversee, and direct activities to ensure effective and timely program operational management and project execution. Ensures effective coordination and collaboration with senior level executive management.
Advises the Chair of necessary action to ensure compliance with plan documents, IRS requirements, and recommends to the Chair policy changes that impact the 401 (k) plan in its entirety. Proactively works with and promotes communication between the 401 (k) Chair, 401 (k) Committee, Sub-Committees to include Plan Operation’s Advisory Group, the Investment and Governance Subcommittee, and the 401 (k) Operations Team. Partners with senior leaders in other FIRREA and Federal agencies.
Writes and briefs strategic concepts, plans and recommends to the SDC. Participates in policy development, strategic planning, risk management and compliance, building broad consensus across OM and successfully representing these policies and plans.
Occasional travel - 25% or less
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All candidates who are:
Current OCC employees who are qualifying as Status Candidates
or who are currently serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
Former OTS employees currently serving under permanent Schedule A 213.3105(d)(1) appointments with the OCC;
Land Management employees eligible under Public Law 114-47
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
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If selected for this position, you will be required to:
Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
Travel occasionally to attend conferences and training.
Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
File an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
Complete a financial disclosure review and resolve any ethics issues.
You must meet the following requirements within 60 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement:
You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-VI or NB-VI.2 (GS-14 Equivalent) in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or relatd to the work of the position to be filled. The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One (1) year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
Developing and interpreting guidelines, policies, legislation, and regulations regarding fiduciary responsibilities and overall administration of a 401 (K) Plan, and
Executing 401(k) documents relating to the maintenance and operation of a retirement plan, and
Identifying policy and operational changes necessary for effective functioning of a 401 (K) Plan and recommending implementation procedures
The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or through volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.
for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.
If you are a current OCC employee who previously received a waiver determination permitting you to retain bank securities due to extenuating circumstances, please note that this determination may be rescinded if the nature of your duties changes. We strongly suggest that you discuss the potential implications of any change in duties on a prior securities determination with your ethics official.
We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.
Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
Current OCC employees must have a performance rating of at least Level 3 overall and for all critical performance elements to be eligible for promotion.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.
If you are a displaced or surplus employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
, you must be rated as well-qualified to receive special selection priority. “Well-qualified” means that in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective placement factor(s), if applicable, you must receive a score of 85 or higher.
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A complete application includes: 1) A resume, 2) vacancy question responses, and 3) submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
RESUME: All applicants are required to submit a resume by either creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please review Resume Tips
CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP
for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are a former OTS employee serving under a permanent Schedule A 213.3105(d)(1) appointment at the OCC and you are a veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing actual or expected dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, SF-15
along with required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.
LAND MANAGEMENT ELIGIBLES: If you are a Land Management eligible, you must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility here
. Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).
EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions
OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS: In addition, you may submit the following: - Cover letter - Recent performance evaluation (be sure to redact/remove all sensitive information prior to submitting)
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete the online application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern/Mountain time, Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, you must contact us by noon Eastern/Mountain Time on the announcement’s closing date.
Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Kelly Gauvin at 202-649-6636 if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process. Hearing impaired applicants may use TDD # 202-649-6157.
To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register, or if you previously registered, click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts.
You will be re-directed to Treasury’s CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.
To complete, you must click the “Submit Application” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.
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.
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.
If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org
and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk
Agency contact information
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
400 7th Street, SW
Mail Stop 5E-11
Washington, District of Columbia
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Login to your USAJOBS account, select the Applications section and click on the vacancy you would like to view.
Under application status, click additional application information and you will be taken to the CareerConnector website where you can check your application status. The additional application information link may not be available if your application status says Unavailable. This indicates that your application is not complete.
If the additional application information link is not available and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and Update Application to be taken back to the CareerConnector portion of the application.
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An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
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The OCC charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks and federal savings associations as well as federal branches and agencies of foreign banks. The OCC is an independent bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.