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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes supervising or directing a staff in at least TWO of the following areas within the mortgage industry:
- Quality control
- Compliance
- Counterparty evaluation
- Mortgage underwriting
2 Do you meet the specialized experience as stated in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 If yes, please indicate the dates from your resume to ensure proper credit it given. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Which of the following do you have experience being responsible for? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Overseeing a quality control program for the origination, underwriting or servicing of residential mortgages.
  • Direct oversight of compliance or counterparty evaluation for a mortgage lending institution or risk management company.
  • Direct oversight of a staff of at least 10 employees in one of the following areas of the mortgage industry: quality control, compliance, counterparty evaluation or mortgage underwriting.
  • Formulation, development and interpretation of risk management policies and procedures being implemented by mortgage lending institutions, contractors, etc.
  • I have not been responsible for any of the aforementioned activities.
5 Which of the following statements best describes your experience with strategic planning and establishing priorities for an organization responsible for mortgage lending, residential servicing or risk management? Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed a division or office responsible for executing this activity.
  • I have been the secondary manager responsible for executing this activity.
  • I have served as a team member responsible for executing this activity.
  • My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.
6 Which of the following statements best describe your experience with using analytical skills and techniques to assess and solve significant problems encountered with lending institutions or risk management contractors failing to comply with government regulations, secondary market investor guidelines, or internal corporate guidelines? Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed a division or office responsible for executing this activity.
  • I have been the secondary manager responsible for executing this activity.
  • I have served as a team member responsible for executing this activity.
  • My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.
7 Which of the following statements best describe your experience developing reports of significant trends and statistical data, interpreting such reports to align with business objectives, and conveying the findings of such reports to senior managers within an organization (e.g., a CEO, CFO, SVP, Cabinet Member, Assistant Secretary)? Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed a division or office responsible for executing this activity.
  • I have been the secondary manager responsible for executing this activity.
  • I have served as a team member responsible for executing this activity.
  • My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.
8 Which of the following statements describe your leadership experience. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Establishing a positive organizational environment.
  • Planning overall work to be accomplished by assigned staff.
  • Setting priorities for teams and individuals.
  • Interacting with executive-level managers to advocate for your division or office priorities.
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following human resource/administrative responsibilities have you been responsible for as either a supervisor or a manager? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Assessing an employee's knowledge and abilities for the purpose of determining if skill gaps exist for which training is needed.
  • Examining and resolving grievances or serious employee complaints.
  • Reviewing and approving serious disciplinary actions.
  • Managing staff who work remotely more than fifty percent of the time.
  • Developing employee performance metrics.
  • Justifying proposed awards or bonuses for non-supervisory personnel.
  • Developing changes in position classifications/descriptions.
  • Implementing ways to eliminate or reduce barriers to productivity or the improvement of business operations.
  • None of the above
10 Do you have experience leading high-profile housing policy and/or mortgage lending initiatives? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 If yes, please indicate where this experience is documented in your resume to ensure proper credit is given. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 Do you have experience developing compliance, risk management, quality control or counterparty evaluation guidance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 If yes, please indicate where this experience is documented in your resume to ensure proper credit is given. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 Do you have you experience in the development and/or implementation of an IT operating system related to quality control, compliance, counterparty evaluation or risk management processes? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 If yes, please indicate where this experience is documented in your resume to ensure proper credit is given. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required