Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
$110,231.00 to $204,829.00
Open & closing dates
$110,231 to $204,829 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Full-time.
Permanent - Schedule B appointment in the excepted service; included in the bargaining unit.
1 vacancy in the following location:
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
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
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 a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Asset Management), you will serve as an expert resource providing technical advice, guidance and support for asset management activities.
Chief National Bank Examiner, Deputy Comptroller Market Risk, Washington, D.C.
This is not an entry-level or developmental position. This position is at the full-performance level.
Citizenship: Consistent with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and other applicable laws, applicants who are U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals will be preferred over equally qualified applicants who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals. Non-U.S. citizens may apply for employment, but should be advised that appointments of non-U.S. citizens are unusual and are subject to strict security requirements. OCC follows Federal law on the employment of non-U.S. citizens. Under current OCC policy, which follows Federal law, only “U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens who are permanent U.S. residents actively seeking U.S. citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(3)(b)” are eligible for employment. (This requirement does not apply to applicants who were Federal officers or employees on or before January 17, 2014.) If offered employment, you will be asked to provide evidence of your status.
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Salary range includes 20% geographical pay.
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As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (Asset Management), you will:
Provide policy development, interpretation, advice and training on asset management policies and guidance, including industry practices, emerging issues, trends, and areas of significant risk to the banking industry as they relate to personal fiduciary and custody relationships; conflicts of interest; investment management; retail non-deposit arrangements; corporate trust; and/or employee benefit and retirement services. Provide authoritative interpretation of asset management policies and guidance.
Maintain expert knowledge of asset management, including practices, emerging risks and trends by establishing and maintaining relationships with a network of OCC technical experts, OCC field examiners, and interagency bank regulatory experts. Work on cross functional teams with other technical risk experts and subject matter experts from other business lines to monitor and safeguard against emerging risks and trends in the banking industry, such as technological advancements, global competition, investment risks, and evolving state trust laws.
Serve as a liaison and expert resource to OCC senior management officials, field examiners, technical risk experts, the banking industry and other federal regulatory agencies. Conduct classroom training, present briefings and training at conferences, seminars and district meetings on current asset management industry practices, policies, and risks. Conduct outreach to the banking industry by attending, presenting, training and participating as panel member at industry conferences, annual and quarterly meetings and presentations of such organizations as the Fiduciary Investment Risk Management (FIRMA), the American Bankers Association (ABA), Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), etc.
Prepare briefing materials, testimonies, speeches and presentations for the Comptroller, Deputy Comptroller, Chief National Bank Examiner and other OCC representatives who testify before Congressional committees and who present at industry, trade association, and community group conferences and policy meetings on asset management, programs focusing on bank supervision and the financial industry.
25% or less - Travel overnight or locally.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Open to all qualified persons. U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals will be preferred over equally qualified applicants who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals. See Key Information below for additional information. This opportunity is also open to current OCC employees under Announcement MP-HQ-PW-18-1280. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
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Job family (Series)
0570 Financial Institution Examining
Conditions of Employment
If selected for this position, you will be required to:
Complete a one-year trial period (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 overnight or locally on a frequent basis.
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.
Successfully complete a background investigation that includes criminal history, financial history (including a credit check) and other information.
You must meet the following requirements by 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-V band level or GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
Analyzing risks associated with the operations of a financial institution's asset management department; or
Formulating policy or procedure related to the asset management activities of a financial institution; or
Performing audits or examinations related to the asset management activities of a financial institution; or
Evaluating investment risks on behalf of a financial institution.
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:
Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality groupings (Outstanding, Excellent, or Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education and training related to this position. Your rating will be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference eligibles in that category. Qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
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.
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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
VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' 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 the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets
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 Time, Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, you must contact us by noon Eastern 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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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.