Credit Union Examiner (Regional Capital Market Specialist)


Vacancy ID: 812981   Announcement Number: RII-12-MP-586PB   USAJOBS Control Number: 334305800

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1. Title of Job

Credit Union Examiner (Regional Capital Market Specialist)
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20. Occupational Specialties


001 Regional Capital Market Specialist

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Do you have one year specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS 12 level ?  Qualifying specialized experience is experience conducting financial institution examinations and making recommendations to resolve issues noted during the examination review and analysis process; AND experience working in the areas of investment portfolios and asset/liability management (ALM).

 

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you have one year specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level ?  Qualifying specialized experience is experience reviewing and making recommendations in the areas of investment portfolios and ALM management, which included investment appropriateness, and balance sheet structure, loan/share pricing, and ALM model assumptions/output; AND experience examining financial institutions with diversified balance sheets and assets of at least $500 million.

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.

3. Your experience and/or training as it relates to your ability to retrieve, analyze, and interpret financial data.

A. I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had formal training or education in this area. However, I have not yet applied this ability in work situations.
C. I analyze and interpret financial data as part of a team and recommend appropriate actions to a team leader or senior analyst.
D. I independently analyze and interpret financial data, and determine the appropriate course of action in resolving financial issues.
E. I independently analyze and interpret financial data, and determine the appropriate course of action in resolving financial issues. I involve others in the decision-making process to achieve final results.


4. Evaluating interest rate risk in a financial institution.

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.

5. Evaluating liquidity risk in a financial institution.

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. Evaluating balance sheet structure, balance sheet management strategies, and profitability in a financial institution.

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.

7. Evaluating asset/liability management models, including evaluating the reasonableness and accuracy of assumptions, inputs, reports, and results.

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.

8. Evaluating strategic planning in a financial institution.

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.

9. Evaluating cash management techniques and execution in a financial institution.

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.

For each of the following questions, choose the appropriate response.

10. Do you have expertise in evaluating and analyzing one or more of the following financial instruments: non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities?

A. Yes
B. No

11. Do you have expertise in evaluating and analyzing one or more of the following financial instruments: agency debentures; agency mortgage-backed securities, and US Treasury notes?

A. Yes
B. No

12. Do you have expertise in the following software application: Bloomberg?

A. Yes
B. No

13. Which of the following statement best reflects your experience in training or education?

A. I have identified and enlisted the services of instructors and guest speakers from industry sources.
B. I have planned, developed, organized, or coordinated training courses.
C. I have conducted training courses.
D. I have monitored or evaluated training courses.
E. I have developed a new training course from conception and taught the class myself.
F. None of the above.


14. What is the highest asset size of financial institutions that you have examined or worked?

A. Under $100 million.
B. $100 million to $500 million.
C. $501 million to $1 billion.
D. Over $1 billion.
E. None of the above.



15. Which of the following choices best reflects your highest level of experience solving problems in financial institutions?

A. I have experience solving problems.
B. I have experience solving problems that required developing cooperation, coordination of activities, and reaching consensus.
C. I have experience solving problems that required analyzing and solving complex issues, achieving cohesiveness, and interacting with individuals constructively.
D. I have experience solving problems that required analyzing and solving complex problems collectively, inspiring others, building cohesiveness among diverse individuals, and reaching solutions to controversial issues.
E. I have experience and/or training in problem solving, but have not yet applied this knowledge in a work environment.



16. Which of the following choices best reflects your highest level of experience negotiating complex issues?

A. I have no experience negotiating complex issues.
B. I have experience negotiating complex issues, the resolution of which required developing cooperation, coordinating activities, and reaching consensus.
C. I have experience negotiating complex issues, the resolution of which required agreement, achieving cohesiveness, interacting with individuals constructively, and solving problems.
D. I have experience negotiating complex issues, the resolution of which required analyzing and solving complex problems collectively, defusing conflict, building coalitions and consensus, and reaching solutions to controversial issues.
E. I have experience dealing with issues where no agreement could be reached and ensured problem resolution through other administrative actions.