Supervisory Examiner (Field Examination Manager)

Supervision, Enforcement, & Fair Lending
Expiration Date:
West region
(60) $94,647–$216,719

Job Description


These positions are located in the West, Northeast and Southeast Regions with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Office of Supervision. This office conducts consumer protection supervision and examinations at a wide variety of depository financial institutions and non-depository financial services companies. Under the direction of the Regional Director, the Field Manager oversees the regional supervision and examination operations for caseloads of assigned depository financial institutions and non-depository consumer financial services companies and manages the day-to-day work of staff engaged in analyzing and monitoring regulated entities.

Work will primarily be conducted on-site at these companies. When not on-site conducting examinations, work will be performed out of your duty location, which will be your home address. All Examiners will be duty stationed at their home address and will be affiliated, for reporting purposes, with the respective region satellite office. Travel to the satellite office will be required when necessary. Please note: To be considered for this position, applicants must reside in or be willing to relocate to one of the respective regional locations below. If willing to relocate, you MUST reside in the geographic region to which you are affiliated prior to your EOD date: (Please click on this link to see a map of our regions)

-West Region: Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Hawaii, and Alaska.

-Northeast Region: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pensylvania, Delaware and Puerto Rico.

-Southeast Region: West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Washington, DC.

The pay employees receive will depend on their grade level and assigned duty location which will be their home address. An employee's pay may include a geographical pay differential depending on the duty location. The pay shown for this job depicts the range covering the LOWEST LEVEL WITHOUT geographical pay differential up to the HIGHEST LEVEL INCLUDING the highest geographical differential.

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The Field Examination Manager is responsible for planning and managing the work of a staff of examiners and other staff to ensure that assigned depository financial institutions and non-depository consumer financial services companies (“regulated entities”) comply with federal and CFPB consumer compliance laws, regulations, and requirements. As a Field Examination Examiner, you will:

      • Oversee, consistent with CFPB policies and protocols, examination of various regulated entities including entities with complex and/or critical issues.

      • Provide technical expertise and formal training in the region on topics related to consumer compliance supervision and examinations, such as the adequacy of compliance management programs; potential unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts, practices, products and services; and compliance with fair lending laws and regulations.

      • Manage presentations of examination results and required corrective actions to regulated entity management and/or board members.

      • Maintain and apply an extensive knowledge of applicable consumer protection laws and regulations, as well as CFPB policies, procedures, and processes.

      • Handle the day-to-day coordination of supervision and examination-related activities with the other regions, CFPB headquarters, and other Federal and state agencies.

Travel Required

75% or less - 11 or more

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to create and maintain a vibrant and diverse workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Before you apply

Open to CFPB employees only (Competitive service permanent)

Current CFPB employees on career or career-conditional (permanent) appointments in the competitive service or currently serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) appointment

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