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By | September 7, 2022

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Salary : $67,439 – $87,667 a year

Company : US Agriculture, Rural Development

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : Graduate

Duties

  • Establish capacity plans to identify forecasted volumes and full time equivalent (FTE) requirements necessary to complete tasks within established time standards.
  • Make changes in policies and procedures related to assigned area so systems can be implemented to significantly improve overall operations and to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain process flows procedural manuals and desktop procedures.
  • Create maintain and analyze servicing system reports for special analysis and to maintain servicing system data integrity.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check
  • Successful completion of one-year probationary period unless previously served.
  • Direct Deposit – Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify including your rights and responsibilities visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/

Qualifications

Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education as defined below.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: For the GS-11 level: Applicants must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-09); or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates: works with automated systems applications and databases to include Microsoft Suite Excel Outlook SharePoint the Internet and financial management systems and databases; applies quantitative and qualitative methods for purposes that include determining appropriate data sources ascertaining relevance of findings and synthesizing information in regards to a mortgage loan programs; presents results of research and analyses to staff and managers and makes associated recommendations; provide advice on mortgage loan program regulations policies and financial activities in or to define financial management requirements.

OR

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
OR three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
OR an LL.M. if related
OR an equivalent combination of experience and education as noted above are acceptable.

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the GS-0501 series set forth in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards by the closing date of the announcement. A copy is available at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards

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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience including volunteer experience.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement with exceptions. The selectee must reside or be willing to relocate in the St Louis MO commuting area due to the duties of the position.

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) Reemployment Priority List (RPL) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): Visit the OPM website for information on how to apply as a CTAP RPL or ICTAP eligible. To exercise selection priority for this vacancy CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method CTAP/ICTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100.

To be eligible for appointment to this position the new hire must be cleared to come on board once the results of the fingerprint check review of the OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment and the candidate’s Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (eQIP) entries have been reviewed and determined to be satisfactory. This position requires a favorable credit check as part of the background investigation.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille large print audiotape etc) should contact: USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD).

  • Benefits

    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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applications will be evaluated in accordance with Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Delegated Examining Procedures and USDA policy using category rating. Applicants who meet basic minimum qualifications will be placed in one of two or three categories: Best Qualified Well Qualified or Qualified. Within these categories applicants eligible for veteran’s preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Category placement will be determined based on applicants’ quality of experience and the extent they possess the following knowledge skills and abilities (KSA) or competencies:

  • Analyze issues integrate data develop complex financial and statistical information draw conclusions and develop solutions.
  • General accounting and/or loan servicing principles procedures regulations concepts and practices.
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication

Your application including the online Assessment Questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you meet (a) minimum qualification requirements and (b) the resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions. Your resume must clearly support your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position. Those determined to be in the best qualified category will be referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Note: If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Providing inaccurate information on Federal documents could be grounds for non-selection or disciplinary action up to including removal from the Federal service.

Clicking the link below will present a preview of the application form; i.e. the online questionnaire. The application form link below will only provide a preview and does not initiate the application process. To initiate the online application process click the Apply button to the right.

To view the application form visit: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11634740

  • Benefits

    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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    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.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have – whether you’re a permanent part-time temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits however check with your agency to make sure you’re eligible under their policies.

    The following documents are required for your applicant package to be complete. Our office cannot be responsible for incompatible software your system failure etc. Encrypted documents will not be accepted. Failure to submit required legible documents may result in loss of consideration.

    • Resume that includes:1) personal information such as name address contact information; 2) education; 3) detailed work experience related to this position as described in the major duties including work schedule hours worked per week dates of employment (month/year); title If including Federal service experience provide pay plan series and grade i.e. GS-0301-09 other qualifications. We recommend that your resume not exceed five (5) pages only the first five (5) pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications
    • If education is required or you are using education to qualify you must submit a copy of your college transcripts. An unofficial copy is sufficient with the application if it includes your name and the necessary course information; however if you are selected you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Education must have been successfully obtained from an accredited school college or university. If any education was completed at a foreign institute you must submit with your application evidence that the institute was appropriately accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. education standards. There are private organizations that specialize in this evaluation and a fee is normally associated with this service. For a list of private organizations that evaluate education visit the NACES website. All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation.
    • If claiming veteran’s preference you must submit a DD214 Certificate of Release from Active Duty which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions. If currently on active duty you must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. Veteran’s preference must be verified prior to appointment. Without this documentation you will not receive veteran’s preference and your application will be evaluated based on the material(s) submitted.
    • If claiming 10-point veteran’s preference you must provide the DD214 or certification requirements (see above bullet) plus the proof of entitlement of this preference as listed on the SF-15 Application for 10-point Veterans’ Preference. The SF-15 should be included but is not required. Failure to submit these documents could result in the determination that there is insufficient documentation to support your claim for 10-point preference. For more information on veterans’ preference visit FEDSHIREVETS
    • Surplus or displaced employees eligible for CTAP RPL or ICTAP priority must provide: proof of eligibility (RIF separation notice notice of proposed removal for declining a transfer of function or directed reassignment to another commuting area notice of disability annuity termination) SF-50 documenting separation (as applicable) and your most recent SF-50 noting position grade level and duty location with your application per 5 CFR 330.
  • How to Apply

    Please read the entire announcement and all instructions before you begin. You must complete this application process and submit all required documents electronically by 11:59p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.

    Applying online is highly encouraged. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship contact the Agency Contact listed below well before the closing date for an alternate method. All hardship application packages must be complete and submitted no later than noon ET on the closing date of the announcement in order to be entered into the system prior to its closing.

    This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; contact the Agency Contact to request this.

    To begin click Apply Online and follow the instructions to complete the Assessment Questionnaire and attach your resume and all required documents.

    NOTE: Please verify that documents you are uploading from USAJOBs transfer into the Agency’s staffing system as there is a limitation to the number of documents that can be transferred. However once in the Agency’s staffing system you will have the opportunity to upload additional documents. Uploaded resumes must be less than 5MB and in one of the following document formats: GIF JPG JPEG PNG RTF PDF TXT or Word (DOC or DOCX). Do not upload Adobe Portfolio documents because they are not viewable.

    Agency contact information

    Maureen White

    Email

    maureen.white@usda.gov

    Address

    Rural Development

    1400 Independence Ave SW

    Washington DC 20250

    US

    Next steps

    Your application will be reviewed to verify that you meet the eligibility and qualification requirements for the position prior to issuing referral lists to the selecting official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. Log in to your USAJOBS to check your application status.

    Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

The following documents are required for your applicant package to be complete. Our office cannot be responsible for incompatible software your system failure etc. Encrypted documents will not be accepted. Failure to submit required legible documents may result in loss of consideration.

  • Resume that includes:1) personal information such as name address contact information; 2) education; 3) detailed work experience related to this position as described in the major duties including work schedule hours worked per week dates of employment (month/year); title If including Federal service experience provide pay plan series and grade i.e. GS-0301-09 other qualifications. We recommend that your resume not exceed five (5) pages only the first five (5) pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications
  • If education is required or you are using education to qualify you must submit a copy of your college transcripts. An unofficial copy is sufficient with the application if it includes your name and the necessary course information; however if you are selected you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Education must have been successfully obtained from an accredited school college or university. If any education was completed at a foreign institute you must submit with your application evidence that the institute was appropriately accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. education standards. There are private organizations that specialize in this evaluation and a fee is normally associated with this service. For a list of private organizations that evaluate education visit the NACES website. All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation.
  • If claiming veteran’s preference you must submit a DD214 Certificate of Release from Active Duty which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions. If currently on active duty you must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. Veteran’s preference must be verified prior to appointment. Without this documentation you will not receive veteran’s preference and your application will be evaluated based on the material(s) submitted.
  • If claiming 10-point veteran’s preference you must provide the DD214 or certification requirements (see above bullet) plus the proof of entitlement of this preference as listed on the SF-15 Application for 10-point Veterans’ Preference. The SF-15 should be included but is not required. Failure to submit these documents could result in the determination that there is insufficient documentation to support your claim for 10-point preference. For more information on veterans’ preference visit FEDSHIREVETS
  • Surplus or displaced employees eligible for CTAP RPL or ICTAP priority must provide: proof of eligibility (RIF separation notice notice of proposed removal for declining a transfer of function or directed reassignment to another commuting area notice of disability annuity termination) SF-50 documenting separation (as applicable) and your most recent SF-50 noting position grade level and duty location with your application per 5 CFR 330.

Help

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP ICTAP RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a surplus or displaced employee.

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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