Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
$105,739.00 to $176,250.00
Open & closing dates
$105,739 to $176,250 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Excepted Service,
Permanent - Permanent,
1 vacancy in the following location:
Kansas City, MO
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Relocation benefits will be provided.
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
Internal to an agency
This job is open to current employees of this agency.
This position is located in the Legal Division, Kansas City Regional Office, of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of the FDIC's supervisory, regulatory, and enforcement functions.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.
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- Performs or oversees a wide range of legal work relating to FDIC’s supervisory, regulatory and enforcement functions, and the interpretation and application of the statutes and regulations governing the activities, operations, and structure of financial institutions.
-May participate in the litigation of enforcement actions.
- Conducts legal research, provides legal opinions, prepares legal documentation and participates in negotiations involving FDIC matters, particularly in reference to assigned area of responsibility.
- Confers with institutions’ counsel and officials, advising them regarding problems encountered in their operations and activities.
-Works with other Federal and State officials in connection with legal issue that fall within the scope of the FDIC’s responsibilities.
-Serves as a liaison in coordinating legal matters with U.S. Attorneys responsible for cases taken by the U.S. Department of Justice. Represents FDIC in inter-agency task forces, committees and working groups.
25% or less - This position requires overnight travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All United States citizens.
(Current FDIC employees should apply under FDIC announcement number 2018-KC-B0007. However, if you desire consideration under both, you must apply to both.)
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
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Conditions of Employment
Bar membership required.
Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.
Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.
Registration with the Selective Service.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here
To qualify at the CG-14 level, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing duties as an attorney that include preparing memoranda or other legal documents; conducting legal research; and orally presenting analysis, conclusions, and recommendations relating to the interpretation and application of the statutes and regulations governing financial institutions.
There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.
If selected, you may be required to serve a trial period.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume will be reviewed, including the online assessment questionnaire, to assess your ability to perform this job. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration. Candidates who are eligible for veterans' preference will receive consideration. If you rated yourself higher than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):
1. Knowledge of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and implementing regulations, other Federal and State financial institution laws, and administrative law.
2. Knowledge of financial institution operations.
3. Knowledge of financial institution examinations.
4. Ability to perform research, recognize legal issues, weigh and evaluate complicated factual information, and utilize both facts and law in developing and communicating legal arguments and alternative positions.
5. Ability to effectively communicate in writing.
6. Ability to communicate orally.
You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.
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Background checks and security clearance
Q - Sensitive
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here
. (Note: Veterans should submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)
SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability . Severe physical disabilities include but are not limited to blindness, deafness, paralysis, missing limbs, epilepsy and dwarfism. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history or need for accommodation, however, the letter should clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g. VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here
. Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.
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. Learn more about federal benefits
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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
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You must apply online. Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.
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You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.
Please ensure you have completed the application process by verifying the status of your application on-line to reflect: Received. Failure to complete the application process will result in an incomplete application and you will not be considered for the position.
Agency contact information
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FDIC Human Resources Branch
1100 Walnut St
Kansas City, Missouri
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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Website : http://www.fdic.gov
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by the Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by: insuring deposits; examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection; making large and complex financial institutions resolvable; and managing receiverships. Vision The FDIC is a recognized leader in promoting sound public policies, addressing risks in the nation's financial system, and carrying out its insurance, supervisory, consumer protection, resolution planning, and receivership management responsibilities.