This position is located in the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion (CURE). This position serves as the Consumer Access Analyst.
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As a Consumer Access Analyst, you will:
- Respond to requests from federal credit unions for field of membership amendments, including conversions to community charters and expansion of existing community charters.
- Review and analyze applications from multiple common bond credit unions to serve underserved areas.
- Serve as a technical expert for a variety of stakeholders in interpreting complex aspects of chartering policy in a readily understandable format.
- Provide technical advice to credit unions seeking field of membership expansions or low-income designation.
- Uphold public confidence in the credit union system by providing timely and accurate responses to questions about share insurance coverage.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position to give training and/or receive training.
Job family (Series)
0580 Credit Union Examiner
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.
- Financial disclosure is required.
You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in federal service in order to qualify for this position.
To qualify at the CU-12 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-11 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). Specialized experience is defined as experience: 1) analyzing financial statements of a financial institution; 2) providing advice in writing and verbally to financial institutions to strengthen policies to comply with regulatory requirements; 3) explaining regulatory requirements to a diverse spectrum of stakeholders (i.e. constituents, the public, other regulators or other types of industry participants; and 4) advising financial institution officials of the advantages of low-income designation.
To qualify at the CU-13 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-12 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). Specialized experience is defined as experience: 1) analyzing financial statements of a financial institution; 2) providing advice in writing and verbally to financial institutions to strengthen policies to comply with regulatory requirements and establish accountability for corrective action; 3) explaining regulatory requirements to a diverse spectrum of stakeholders (i.e. constituents, the public, other regulators or other types of industry participants); and 4) advising financial institution officials of the advantages of low-income designation.
You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.
Education is not required for this position, nor may be used to qualify.
Pay will be set within the advertised pay range to align with the selectee's skills and experience and the requirements of the position.
SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's compensation policy. Actual salary will be determined upon the location of the selectee and the applicable locality pay, per the NCUA's CU paytable, will be applied. The locality rates, by location, can be found on the NCUA Careers webpage under the Salary Information section .
SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at: (see application details) .
This position is in the bargaining unit.
The NCUA's current posture due to the COVID-19 pandemic restricts employees from performing official travel and working onsite at NCUA offices until phase 1 voluntary status which will occur no earlier than August 30, 2021, and may be extended.
Management reserves the right to request employees to perform on-site work in demanding circumstances. If it becomes necessary for NCUA to request on-site work, NCUA may solicit volunteers for the assignment.
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More than the number of positions listed may be filled through this vacancy announcement.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
First, your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement.
Second, if you have a complete application package, your RESUME will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications and specialized experience requirements (see "Qualification and Evaluations" section). You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your experience meets the specialized experience.
Third, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the assessment questions. The numerical rating you receive is based on your responses to the questions. If upon review it is determined that your resume and supporting documentation do not support your responses to the questions, your numerical rating may be adjusted and you may be excluded from consideration for this position.
If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. To preview the application questionnaire, please click here: (see application details) .
The self-assessment questions have been developed to evaluate your competency in the following areas:
- Analytical Skills
- Oral Communication
- Technical Competence
- Written Communication
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
High Risk (HR)
Trust determination process
Please Note: Current permanent NCUA employees are not required to submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50). Status will be confirmed by the Agency.
CTAP: Federal employees seeking CTAP eligibility must submit proof of their eligibility:
Copy of agency notice;
Most recent performance rating.
To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must receive an 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. For additional information, click CTAP .
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
2. Other supporting documents:
- Cover Letter, optional
- Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement. When describing your experience in your resume, please be specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Please ensure that your resume includes the grade (if you are a current or previous federal employee), month and year that you began and ended for each position held or that position may not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. Full-time employment will be assumed unless otherwise stated on your resume. Part-time employment will be prorated in crediting experience. Failure to provide details will result in an ineligible rating.
YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in a lower rating and/or you may be excluded from consideration. Your latest resume submitted for this vacancy announcement will be used to determine qualifications and supersedes previous submissions.
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