Director of Special Actions


Vacancy ID: 782542   Announcement Number: RIV-12-MP-553PD   USAJOBS Control Number: 331521300

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This the Vacancy Identification Number:  782542
1. Title of Job

Director of Special Actions
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

Are you currently a permanent (non temporary) civilian competitive service employee in a Federal agency?
Are you former civilian Federal employee who achieved career status in the competitive service? (Generally, this means you have served three years on a permanent career-conditional appointment in the competitive service of the Federal government.)
Are you a former civilian Federal employee who served on a career-conditional appointment and you were separated less than three years ago without achieving career status in the competitive service?
Are you eligible for a noncompetitive appointment to the Federal government under authorities for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam era and disabled veterans; returned volunteer from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc.?
Are you currently in or have you previously held a permanent Federal position at the same grade level, with the same or higher promotion potential as this vacancy?
6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position.
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11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date


18. Other Date Information




19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Please select the appropriate specialty code.  You must provide supporting documentation in order to receive consideration.

 

001: Competitive: Please select this specialty if you meet the following criteria: You are a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service who has: career or career-conditional status; OR, reinstatement eligibility into the competitive service. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action showing title, series, grade and the full performance level of the position; OR, you are a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. You must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy) or if you are currently in the military a statement of service.


002: Non Competitive: Please select this specialty if you meet the following criteria: You are a current or former civilian Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service that had the same (or higher) promotion potential as the full performance level of this job; OR, you meet these eligibility requirements from an excepted service agency with an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your SF-50 showing that you meet these requirements; OR, you are eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for persons with disabilities; disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more; certain other veterans; spouses of certain members of the armed forces; and returning Peace Corps volunteers. You must submit relevant supporting documentation.


001 Director of Special Actions (Competitive)
002 Director of Special Actions (Non Competitive)

21. Geographic Availability


990000000 Location Negotiable After Selection

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience



24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

1. Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-14 grade level?

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

2. Provide oversight and/or make recommendations on regulatory compliance (i.e., unassisted mergers, reserve waivers/charges, fixed asset waivers, nonmember deposit waivers, Prompt Corrective Actions, Bank Secrecy Act., etc.) in a financial institution?

3. Experience in processing administrative actions (i.e., preliminary warning letters, cease and desist orders, removals/prohibitions, conservatorship, etc.) in a financial institution?

4. Provide oversight and/or make recommendations on resolution actions (i.e., merger applications, purchase and assumptions, involuntary liquidation or Section 208 special assistance) in a financial institution?

5. Experience in resolving problems in all of the following operational areas in a financial institution: Lending, Recordkeeping/Internal Controls, Asset Liability Management/Interest Rate Risk, Weak or Inadequate Management.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

6. Serve as Examiner-in-Charge or team leader providing guidance and constructive feedback to team members assuring objectives and purpose were met.

7. Experience managing, directing, developing, inspiring, motivating, and leading other financial industry professionals.

8. Recommend training and developmental opportunities for employees to maintain and improve job performance.

9. Establish goals and objectives for group or team performance.

10. Establish specific steps and timelines for project completion.

11. Assign work to team members.

12. Plan work assignments and determine work schedules for others.

13. Solve problems that require developing cooperation, coordination of activities, and reaching consensus.

14. Solve problems that require analyzing and solving complex problems collectively, inspire others, build cohesiveness among diverse individuals, and reach solutions to controversial issues.

15. Diffuse confrontational situations with people who are difficult, hostile, or distressed within or outside the agency.

16. Persuade and/or inspire others within or outside the agency to adopt new methods, procedures, or techniques to improve operations.

17. Facilitate the amicable resolution of competing or conflicting interests among parties whose cooperation is needed to meet an objective.

18. Write clear and concise documents presenting complex information that justifies recommended actions, which result in support of the recommendations.

19. Prepare and present issue papers and/or briefing reports to agency staff, subject matter groups and/or management officials at all levels.

20. Write examination reports.

21. Prepare supervisory examination form/report reviews.

22. Prepare Administrative Actions (e.g., Letters of Understanding and Agreement, Preliminary Warning Letters, Cease and Desist orders, Conservatorship orders, or Involuntary Liquidation orders).

23. Meeting high levels officials, clients, or customers to discuss issues.

24. Represent a work group or organization at meetings.

25. Which of the following statements best reflects your experience in delivering quality work products that satisfy team and/or organizational priorities and deadlines?

A. I work independently on multiple tasks/assignments.
B. I am skilled at adjusting my use of time to meet changes in priorities and meet the requirements of new and/or unexpected work or unexpected emergencies.
C. I normally work on individual projects or assignments that are generally completed independently and within the assigned deadlines and milestones.
D. In addition to performing the above, I negotiate deadlines, changes, and adjustments in priorities with management on my own behalf as well as that of my work group. I have assisted others to determine how to best use their time and how to reprioritize their work when situations warrant.
E. None of the above.

26. Select the range that matches the number of problem financial institutions (CAMEL 4 or 5) you have supervised:

A. None.
B. 1-2 times.
C. 3-4 times.
D. 5 or more times.

27. Select the range that corresponds to the number of different types of enforcement actions you have completed. This includes Letters of Understanding and Agreement, Preliminary Warning Letters, Net Worth Restoration Plans, Civil Money Penalties, Cease and Desist Orders, Removal of Officials, Prohibition, Conservatorship, Involuntary Liquidation, and Termination of Insurance.

A. None.
B. 1-2
C. 3-4
D. 5 or more.

28. Select the highest level of risk identification and analysis that corresponds to your experience.

A. I have analyzed regional trends and reports to develop recommendations that influence policy and practices on a regional level.
B. I have analyzed trends and reports in individual financial institutions and provided recommendations to address issues and concerns.
C. I have analyzed trends and reports for a group of financial institutions and implemented actions to address issues within the group.
D. I don't have experience identifying and analyzing risk on a district, group, regional, or national basis.