Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
$41,483.00 to $70,587.00
Open & closing dates
$41,483 to $70,587 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Full-time.
Permanent - Competitive service; included in the bargaining unit.
1 vacancy in the following location:
San Antonio, TX
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world and we celebrate each individual’s identities and experiences. Our core value of inclusive diversity encourages our employees to be themselves and innovate from their unique perspectives. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.
As an Adminstrative Assistant (Office Automation), you will provide a variety of technical and administrative support services to OCC management and bank examiners, including maintaining schedules, arranging meetings, and preparing correspondence, charts, and documents.
Salary range includes 1% geographical pay.
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Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
Please refer to “Conditions of Employment”.
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As an Administrative Assistant (Office Automation), you will:
•Provide administrative and technical support to an organization, including maintaining schedules, arranging meetings, and preparing correspondence, charts, and documents.
•Use computer software to create, edit and print reports, spreadsheets, graphic presentations, and a variety of correspondence.
•Track files for a wide variety of issues, including maintaining, updating and purging files.
•Serve as liaison between managers and staff for administrative reports and/or issues.
•Maintain adequate levels of office supplies, participate in task forces and special projects, and may serve as a primary timekeeper.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All candidates who are:
In the local commuting area and qualify as Status Candidates
; special hiring authorities
(e.g., individuals with disabilities, interchange agreement, military spouses, Peace Corps); VRA
eligible; or former OTS employees serving under permanent Schedule A 213.3105(d)(1) appointments at OCC. Local commuting area means that you physically reside within 50 miles of San Antonio, Texas, at the time you apply. AND
eligibles no matter where they live.
Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.
Job family (Series)
0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant
Conditions of Employment
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).
Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment
to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9
. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
Travel occasionally to attend conferences and training.
Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
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 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-II band level or GS-3 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
Providing clerical and administrative support to an organization such as drafting letters or creating reports using automated systems, maintaining files and records, and communicating with individuals inside and outside the organization to share or obtain information.
You may substitute education for experience as follows: 4 years of education above the high school level in any field.
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.
Typing proficiency of at least 40 words per minute.
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.
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:
Clerical and Administrative Support
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 federal employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)
, 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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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
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
CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES – Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment: Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The “position occupied” block on the SF-50 should show a “1” and your “tenure” block should show a “1” or “2”.) Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.
CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP)/INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP
/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.
SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying under a special hiring authority
, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.
VETERANS DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)
or another veterans hiring authority, or are claiming veteran’s preference, 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.
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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Pay and leave
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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. Mountain Time, Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, you must contact us by noon 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 email@example.com
and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk
Agency contact information
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
1225 17th Street
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To check the status of your application for this position, please follow these steps:
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.
If your application was successfully submitted, your Status will show Received. You can also elect to stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts.
Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an e-mail address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
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
Website : http://www.occ.treas.gov/
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.