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Examiner (Commissioned Compliance Examiner)

Supervision, Enforcement, & Fair Lending - Supervision Examinations
Closing date:
Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; or remote
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Who may apply:
Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent), Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)


This position is available in the Northeast Region, Southeast Region, Midwest Region, and the West Region in the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's Division of Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending, Office of Supervision Examinations. The incumbent develops and implements supervision plans that are technically sound (appropriately address work scope and content) for regulated entities under the supervision of the Bureau.

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As an Examiner (Commissioned Compliance Examiner), you will:

  • Conduct and lead complex supervisory work. Evaluate adequacy of compliance management systems and programs at regulated entities, assess compliance with applicable laws and regulations and potential impact on consumers, and conduct reviews to determine that the regulated entity does not have unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices. Identify more complex potential violations, issues, or discriminatory acts or practices and linkages between practices and consumer protection statutes. Develop, present and discuss examination and supervisory activity findings, recommendations, and required corrective actions with regulated entities' senior management or board of directors, as well as Bureau senior leaders. Conduct necessary follow-up activities.
  • Assess risk of regulated entities. Evaluate and review various product lines, information technology programs, audit reports, institution training materials & records, other key institution documents, and consumer complaint data to assess risk levels at regulated entities.
  • Serve as a technical expert. Apply an extensive practical knowledge of regulated entity's operations, the regulations under the Bureau's jurisdiction, accounting and finance principles, and the financial industry landscape.
  • Assist Field Managers with the communication needs stemming from supervisory activities.

Travel Required

76% or greater - All Examiners will be required to perform extensive overnight travel. It is expected that Examiners may travel outside of their regular duty location for 76% or more of their regular work schedule or 11 or more nights per month.

Supervisory status


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Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)

Current Federal employees on career or career-conditional appointments and reinstatement eligible. Current federal employees on permanent competitive service appointments (including current CFPB employees on such appointments), or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or ICTAP Eligibles; or Eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or Eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act). Current CFPB employee should check their appointment type before applying to an announcement.

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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

Applications will be accepted from all U.S. citizens.

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