Loan Specialist


Vacancy ID: 857487   Announcement Number: M020-13-CFO-857487   USAJOBS Control Number: 339627700

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 857487


1. Title of Job

Loan Specialist


2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.


3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

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

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level you will accept.


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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

These dates are required if you have claimed Veterans' Preference unless you have claimed derived Preference (i.e., widows, spouse, etc.)
Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


16. Availability Date

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

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Competitive
002 Non-competitive

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).

Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Carefully read the following statements and mark only one response that best describes your Federal Status.

A. I am a current Federal Employee with career or career-conditional status.
B. I am a former Federal employee with career status.
C. I am a former Federal employee with career-conditional status who left Federal service within the past three years.
D. I am a former Federal employee with a career-conditional status and am entitled to Veteran's Preference status.
E. I am eligible to apply under the Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA). (See instructions in the Qualification and Evaluation tab of this announcement.)
F. I am eligible to apply under a non-competitive special appointing authority (See instructions in the Qualification and Evaluation tab of this announcement.)
G. None of the above applies to me.

2. Are you willing to work in Washington, DC and accept this position without relocation incentive?

A. Yes
B. No

3. Carefully read the following descriptions of minimum qualifications and select the one that best describes your qualification.

A. An undergraduate or graduate degree in finance, business administration, economics, accounting, international/government affairs, mathematics, law, statistics, or other fields related to the position.
B. Experience that demonstrated competence in agricultural, commercial, realty, or other types of loans. Experience may have been gained in such work as reviewing and passing upon applications for agricultural, commercial, bank or mortgage loans; servicing a loan portfolio of a bank or other loan association; performing financial analysis of commercial concerns for investment purposes; appraising real estate to determine property valuation; or similar work.
C. None of the above.

4. Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience and/or education that qualifies you for this GS-13 position. (A description of specialized experience and education can be found in the "Qualifications" section of the vacancy announcement.)

A. I possess one year of specialized experience matching what is described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I do not possess the requirements as stated above.

5. Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience and/or education that qualifies you for this GS-14 position. (A description of specialized experience and education can be found in the "Qualifications" section of the vacancy announcement.)

A. I possess one year of specialized experience matching what is described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I do not possess the requirements as stated above.

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.

6. Do you have experience in the analysis of financial statements?

A. Yes
B. No

If yes, please provide a short response indicating where on your resume the supporting documentation can be found.

7. Do you have formal accounting, financial, or credit training?

A. Yes
B. No

If yes, please provide a short response indicating where on your resume the supporting documentation can be found.

8. Do you have experience in reviewing and evaluating documentation for secured lending transactions to ensureĀ  compliance with approved credit conditions?

A. Yes
B. No

If yes, please provide a short response indicating where on your resume the supporting documentation can be found.

9. Do you have experience reviewing credit documentation and related financial reporting to determine compliance with an established contract (e.g. credit agreement, guarantee, etc.)?

A. Yes
B. No

If yes, please provide a short response indicating where on your resume the supporting documentation can be found.

10. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to planning.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I prioritize and plan my own work to ensure I accomplish what is expected of me.
C. I create objectives and priorities for my work group to follow.
D. I modify my initial priorities and goals in order to capitalize on opportunities and manage risks that arise.

11. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to analyzing financial data.

A. I understand the credit review process including financial statement analysis, intermediate accounting, and corporate finance.
B. I analyze financial statements, collateral, internal audit reports, and other financial documents to determine the customer's financial condition.
C. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
D. I review financial statements, net assets, and other financial documents with the support of others to determine the customer's financial condition.

12. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to reporting financial data.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I draft short briefings to summarize the results of a financial analysis or to present other financial data concerning compliance with the terms and conditions of agreements.
C. I compose reports which include the results of a financial analysis to support my conclusion concerning compliance with the terms and conditions of agreements.
D. I create notes conveying simple financial data to others within my organization concerning compliance with the terms and conditions of agreements.

13. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to accounting.

A. I understand financial and accounting concepts, including how to review balance sheets to understand assets, equity, and liabilities.
B. I understand financial and accounting concepts, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, financial ratios, and equity accounting.
C. I utilize my knowledge of corporate finance and accounting, including the analysis of balance sheets, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and financial ratios to understand an organization's financial condition.
D. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.

14. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to customer service.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I have provided guidance and support to help others navigate my organization's systems or services.
C. I have answered questions to help customers understand my organization's systems or services.
D. I have provided information concerning my organization's systems or services to customers to support their needs.

15. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to external awareness.

A. I understand how to identify external factors that influence a business, such as the economy, politics, and social trends.
B. I utilize external trends, policy, and political information to assess a business' repayment risk.
C. I keep up-to-date on news concerning economic, political, and social trends that influence businesses.
D. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.

16. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to influencing.

A. I use my in-depth understanding of an individual or group to influence an outcome.
B. I utilize my knowledge of organizational culture, norms, and structure to affect my interactions with others.
C. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
D. I adapt my approach or presentation to appeal to the interest of others including levels of understanding and audiences.

17. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to negotiating.

A. I alter tactics while negotiating with customers or other credit restructuring participants to ensure that the objectives of the discussion are met.
B. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
C. I independently negotiate the terms of a credit restructuring with a customer to support the export of products.
D. I develop approaches based on the situation to negotiate the terms of a credit restructuring to meet the needs of all stakeholders involved in the loan process.

18. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to giving presentations.

A. I provide formal presentations to executives or the board of my organization to provide relevant case, industry, or sector developments.
B. I provide status updates to my colleagues during team meetings to keep them informed of my work.
C. I provide informational briefings to leaders within my organization to keep them informed of recent happenings.
D. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.

19. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to speaking with others.

A. I communicate orally with others to obtain or verify information.
B. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
C. I communicate orally to provide routine information to others either within or external to my organization.
D. I interact with external organizations as a liaison representing my organization.

20. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to writing.

A. I produce written materials for use within my work group including small or routine reports, as well as materials that convey basic ideas, procedures, or regulations.
B. I create written communications including basic reports or informational documents for use within my work group requiring some original composition.
C. I write reports or documents that provide thorough factual information for dissemination to managers, executives, or the board of directors of my organization.
D. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.

21. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "Yes" to this certification item.

A. Yes
B. No