This position is located in the Legal Division, Litigation and Resolutions Branch, Professional Liability and Financial Crimes Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Arlington, VA and supports managers, attorneys, and support staff to ensure efficient and effective operations for the unit.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.
Provides assistance in developing long-range plans and objectives for tracking and reporting on investigations, cases, workload, recoveries and costs, which are critical to maintain for accurate management reporting, planning for staffing adjustments, streamlining functions to create and maintain efficiencies, complete major projects and identify new initiatives.
Assists in the development, planning, and execution of comprehensive analyses of programs. Collects, analyzes, and evaluates complex qualitative and quantitative data and presents evaluations and recommendation to staff for consideration. Program areas include the need to ensure uniformity of treatment of significant policy issues and of tracking and reporting on program statistics.
Utilizes automated analysis techniques and performs routine and ad hoc analyses of data, including financial and statistical reports, producing graphical and quantitative summaries of the results and supporting documentation.
Creates, develops, designs, implements and coordinates new reports as the need arises using complex and sophisticated query systems. Develops and analyzes new queries of existing information systems in order to prepare responses to Freedom of Information Act, Congressional, Government Accountability Office, Office of the Inspector General and other inquiries and audits.
Gathers, compiles, organizes, and evaluates information from specialized databases and network drives (e.g., Access, SharePoint, shared drives, and Advanced Legal Information System). Exercises independent judgment to evaluate completeness and accuracy of the data, and identifies data gaps and potential errors for staff. Recommends and implements processes for correcting erroneous data or improving overall data quality. Maintains continuing oversight of the validity and integrity of the data.
Provides training to staff in the use of the Access database, ALIS, and related systems, including providing direction and guidance to field office personnel in the operation of these systems.
Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel required.
Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Conditions of Employment
Registration with the Selective Service.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.
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 .
GS-9 : Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is assisting in developing, organizing, and managing data to track and report on procedures, programs, or operations.
EDUCATION: Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D., if related) or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education.
COMBINATION: A combination of education and experience.
CG-11 : Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 9 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is assisting in developing, organizing, and managing data to track and report on the administration, investigation, and litigation of criminal and civil matters.
EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or an LL.M in a major field of study related to the line of work.
COMBINATION: A combination of education and experience.
CG-12 : Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 11 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience developing and managing data through the use of Microsoft Access to track and report on the administration, investigation, and litigation of criminal and civil matters.
Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 “well qualified” for this position. For more information, click here .
If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.
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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. 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.
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Ability to organize and manage the tracking of information.
Knowledge of principles of analysis, including developing, analyzing, and evaluating statistical data for the efficient and effective operation of assigned programs.
Ability to test and evaluate software applications, and to learn and use new database and query software.
Ability to organize, review, and analyze standard data, then draw appropriate conclusions based on that analysis, and summarize and present data in written, visual, oral or other presentation format to both managers and technical staff, utilizing appropriate electronic software (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)
Knowledge of data sources, including electronic systems (e.g., ALIS) and databases (e.g. Access and SharePoint), and interaction of existing corporation automated systems to gather, analyze, and evaluate information for various reports.
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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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans’ preference, click here . (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty – or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)
INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here .
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.
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.