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Announcement Number 12-CFPB-566X Promotion Potential CN-53
Position Title Investigator Hiring Agency Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Open Period 07/23/2012 - 07/31/2012 Duty Locations FEW Vacancies in Washington, DC, US
Series/Grade CN - 1801 53 For More Info Applicant Call Center
Salary $98000.00 - $149036.00

Who May Apply
Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens.

Job Status
Full-Time, Excepted Service

Duration Appointment Permanent

Marketing Statement

Do you want to be a leader in your field at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) - a groundbreaking organization solely devoted to the economic strength and vitality of American Families? Do you want to challenge yourself and others? If you answer "Yes", then we have a career for you! CFPB professionals have unparalleled opportunities to expand horizons for themselves and for the nation. Be one of the founding members of an agency that will make a difference in the lives of everyday American families!


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Enforcement. You will work under the direction of Enforcement Attorneys to plan, organize, and conduct a wide range of investigations related to alleged or suspected violations of consumer protection laws and regulations; conduct research, including internet research using specialized databases, about individuals, companies, markets, businesses, and industries, in order to develop facts to support a proposed or initiated enforcement action; and gather facts regarding business practices and other information about the business and the industry/market in which it functions. The incumbent will conduct comprehensive investigations that may involve delicate matters, issues, and investigative problems for which there are few, if any, established criteria.

  • This position is being filled under CFPB's excepted service authority.

  • Appointments under this authority will be made in the excepted service and do not convey competitive status.

  • Employee may be subject to a two-year trial period.

Key Requirements

  • Background investigation
  • U.S. citizenship

This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).