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Attorney Advisor (General)

Division/Office:
Supervision, Enforcement, & Fair Lending - Supervision Policy
Closing date:
Location:
Washington, DC
Grades:
53, 60 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Salary:
$111,199–213,093
Who may apply:
Open to All US Citizens (Excepted service – Permanent)

Summary

This position is located at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, SUPERVISION POLICY. As an Attorney Advisor (General), you will be engaged in increasingly complex legal issues regarding CFPBs regulatory and supervisory authorities regarding large bank or nonbank financial institutions and with minimal guidance.

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the CN-60, broadly equivalent to the GS-14. If you are selected at a lower grade level, your duties will be adjusted accordingly. Attorneys at CFPB may be eligible for promotions subject to the Bureau's Attorney Hiring & Promotion Policy.

  • Analyze law and policy issues applicable to large banks and nonbank financial institutions under the CFPB's jurisdiction and related to the CFPB's supervision program.
  • Draft a variety of complex legal, policy, and other documents.
  • Provide oral and written legal advice with respect to supervised institutions are operating in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and relating to the CFPB's supervision program.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the supervision of large banks and nonbank financial institutions, including review of examination reports that address whether supervised firms are operating in compliance with the law.
  • Analyze the methods and levels of compliance, and determine how the state of such compliance affects consumers who do business with supervised institutions.
  • Provide advice and counsel on issues related to consumer financial protection law, including areas such as consumer reporting, deposits, small-dollar short-term lending, consumer debt collection, remittances, student loan, auto, and mortgage origination and servicing, credit cards, and fair lending, etc.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

00 - Applicants will be selected at any one of the advertised grades based on experience and accomplishments. Candidates may be considered for promotion in accordance with Bureau policy, which does not guarantee advancement to the next grade level.

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Open to All US Citizens (Excepted service – Permanent)

Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens. This position is being filled under CFPB's excepted service authority. Appointment under this authority does not convey competitive status.

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