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Grade: 53

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1 Are you a current CFPB employee? Answer to this question is required
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3 Are you a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Answer to this question is required
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4 Are you a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent? Answer to this question is required
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5 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
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Your resume will be among the factors used in setting your pay, should you be made an offer of employment. Please ensure that it fully describes your experience as it relates to the position for which you are applying.
Minimum Qualifications for CN: 53:

  1. Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent.

    2. Bar Membership: Applicants must be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    3. Specialized Experience:Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level, or equivalent, that has equipped them with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Requires demonstrated research and analytical ability, public policy interest, and strong oral and written communication skills. Experience in the areas specified in the Job Summary section of this announcement is strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated research and analytical ability, public policy interest; AND
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; AND
  • Experience with FinTech, alternative data, and innovation, as well as fair lending law, policy and regulations.
Experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector.

Specialized Experience For the CN-53:


Three (3) years of related legal experience. Such experience must include experience as a licensed attorney or directly related in order to be creditable, (Law Clerk experience may not be qualifying experience for the experience requirements*) OR


You must have twelve months of specialized experience at the CN-52 level (equivalent to the GS-12 level) that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position.


*To be qualifying experience, Law Clerkships must be post law school for the CN-53.

6 Do you meet the specialized experience as listed in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
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