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Executive Assistant

Supervision, Enforcement, & Fair Lending - Supervision Examinations
Closing date:
Washington, DC
42 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent), Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Supervision, Enforcement And Fair Lending Division, Office of Supervision Examinations, Washington, DC.

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This job will close when we have received 150 applications which may be sooner than the closing date.


As an Executive Assistant, you will:

  • Manage and/or personally perform all administrative work associated with the day-to-day management of the office.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the administrative work internally and externally with other offices throughout the CFPB and the regional offices.
  • Supervise the day- to-day activities of a staff of administrative and clerical support personnel who provide services to subordinate managers and senior staff.
  • Monitor all office administrative functions and transactions; track status of projects, program operations, and responses to correspondence and other requests; advise the Assistant Director and/or Deputy Assistant Directors of any potential shortfalls; and recommend solutions to deal with Division and administrative concerns.
  • Gather pertinent background information and arrange for the development of briefing materials, talking points and executive summaries prepared for the Assistant Director and Deputy Assistant Directors, or work with staff members to develop such materials that meet standards for clarity and conciseness, taking into consideration the views of the Assistant Director and Deputy Assistant Directors as well as the current management and political climate.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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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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