Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Assistant Director, Internal Review, CM-0301-02 in Washington, District Of Columbia

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This position is located in the Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, Internal Review Section, Washington, DC of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $243,500.

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  • Manages and directs the Internal Review program for the Division, including all matters involving enterprise risk assessments, operational and compliance reviews, and audit liaison work to ensure appropriate internal controls for risk mitigation are in place throughout the Division.
  • Supervises and coordinates Internal Review management and staff in Headquarters, the Dallas Field Office, and any temporary Division office established in response to a banking crisis.
  • Oversees the development, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures concerning the Division’s enterprise risk management program; comprehensive review program; planning, conducting and preparing written reports for operational and compliance internal reviews; and the liaison and consultation roles for Official of Inspector General (OIG) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) audits.
  • Oversees the annual Division risk assessment process, including the inter- and intra-divisional management surveys, analysis, risk identification and rating, and presentation of results to the Division’s executive management team, other FDIC internal control organizations, the OIG, and the GAO.
  • Oversees operational and compliance reviews conducted by Internal Review staff that analyze stated objectives, including the Division’s compliance with laws, regulations, and Corporate and Division policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to management for improvement. Monitors management’s corrective action plans and verifies corrective actions are responsive and completed timely.
  • Facilitates Division cooperation and responsiveness to OIG and GAO for requests for information, and management review and response to audit findings and recommendations. Advises management on the development of corrective action plans and verifies corrective actions are responsive and completed timely.
  • Serves as the senior advisor to the Division Director and executive management team for risk management and internal control matters. Attends meetings and conferences on behalf of the Division.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - May require occasional overnight travel.

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Promotion Potential


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Conditions of Employment

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.


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.

In order to qualify for this position, applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/CG-14 level or above. Specialized experience is defined as experience leading an internal review program and staff in planning and conducting:

  • Enterprise risk assessments

  • Operational and compliance reviews

  • Financial and management audits

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.


There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

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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 and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

  1. Knowledge of principles and practices related to enterprise risk management and internal control; and the ability to adapt and apply these principles and practices to complex functions and operational issues.
  2. Knowledge of the Division’s missions, goals, and principal functions and activities; and their interrelationship.
  3. Knowledge of relevant Federal statutes, regulations and circulars, including the GAO’s Standards of Internal Control in the Federal Government (the Green book), and OMB Circular A-123.
  4. Knowledge of Federal laws and regulations as they apply to the Division’s responsibilities and activities.
  5. Ability to prepare and communicate oral and written presentations to audiences at all levels.
  6. Ability to effectively work and collaborate with individuals at all levels across the Division and Corporation to accomplish goals and objectives which may often be confidential, sensitive or controversial.

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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Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required


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Required Documents

Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable.

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.

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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.

In addition to the regular benefits offered by Federal agencies, the FDIC offers additional benefits to its employees. These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors.

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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.

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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.

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Agency contact information
James Dallas Dunn







Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Human Resources Service Center 3501 Fairfax Drive Arlington, Virginia 22226 United States

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  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510857900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/14/2018 to 09/27/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: CM 02

Salary: $152,920 to $243,500 per year

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time