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Financial Legal Examiner 1-3

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Washington State Tumwater , WA 98511

Posted 5 months ago

Description

Providing Regulatory Oversight for Our States' Financial Service Providers


About Our Agency:
The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions' (DFI) mission is to regulate financial services to protect and educate the public and promote economic vitality. Collectively and independently, the Department's nearly 200 employees within its 5 divisions

  • Administration, Banks, Consumer Services, Credit Unions, and Securities - work together to create a stronger economic future and secure financial environment for Washington's consumers and businesses alike. To learn more about the Department of Financial Institutions, please visit our website at

About The Division:

The Division of Consumer Services is responsible for the licensing, examination and regulation of the business activities of consumer loan companies, mortgage brokers, escrow agents, escrow officers, check cashers, check sellers, payday lenders, and money service providers. The division reviews applications for financial service providers to determine if they are eligible to be licensed in Washington and then examines the books and records of these businesses to determine compliance with applicable state and federal laws.

Duties

About The Position:
Under the guidance of state and federal regulations, agency policies and procedures, state rules, and multiple Acts you will engage in all aspects of the complaint process, including triage of complaints; internet and other research; review and assessment of loan documents and information; preparation and drafting of enforcement letters, directives, subpoenas, and analysis; and conducting enforcement checks from the Licensing and Examinations Units.

You will also investigate less complex cases involving potential administrative, civil or criminal violations of the laws and regulations pertaining to financial institutions, developing all essential evidentiary facts through drafting and executing investigation plans, subpoenas, conducting interviews, and examining financial and legal records. You will manage multiple assignments and cases simultaneously, including file and evidence management, organization and making recommendations for resolutions and the course of action to be taken based upon facts and applicable law or regulation. You will use established standards to recommend and draft administrative orders, statement of charges, cease and desist orders, memoranda, and investigative reports involving legal and factual issues, based upon the results of department investigations or examinations and provide testimony, as necessary, in administrative hearings, working with the Attorney General's Office in the preparation and presentation of administrative cases for hearing.

As directed and assigned, you may perform legal research and review; assist in developing or amending laws or regulations; recommend and make interpretations; develop procedures; respond to legal inquiries; assist in review of sensitive or technical correspondence; and field questions from the general public and licensees.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications
Exceptional analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited law school.

and

Active membership with the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) or awaiting bar exam results and or bar number.

Supplemental Information

Official Work Station:
Your official work station will be defined as the Tumwater Headquarters office.

Position Information:
Depending on qualifications, we will fill this vacancy at Financial Legal Examiner 1 thru Financial Legal Examiner 3 level with a 12 month in-training plan.

Salary Information:


Financial Legal Examiner 1
Range 56
$4,275 - $5,603 Monthly

Financial Legal Examiner 2
Range 61
$4,832 - $6,341 Monthly

Financial Legal Examiner 3
Range 66
$5,465 - $7,173 Monthly

Travel Requirements:

Some travel is required, but the majority of your time will be spent in the office.

Application Process:
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Submitting your application materials electronically will act as confirmation that the information submitted is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. Failure to provide all required application materials may result in disqualification.

Interested applicants should select the "Apply" button and attach the following materials to their application:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Three professional references* (provide contact name, phone number, email address, company name, and job title)

  • Unofficial Law School Transcript(s)
    *A professional reference is someone who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have sufficient professional references, please include non-professional references, such as educators or other professional associates.

Note: This position may be filled at the higher level, depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Application review may begin immediately. DFI reserves the right and may exercise the option to close this recruitment and make a hiring decision at any time. It may be to the applicants advantage to submit application materials as soon as possible. This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions.

Background Investigation:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal and credit record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Contact Information:
Tom Grant

DFI is an equal opportunity employer and vigorously pursues diversity in the workforce. We encourage women, racial and ethnic minorities, people over 40, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Salary: $4,275.00 - $7,173.00 Monthly

  • Location:* Thurston County Tumwater, WA

  • Job Type:* Full Time

  • Permanent
  • Department:* Dept. of Financial Institutions

  • Job Number:* 1809CSFLE1-3(24)

  • Closing:* 9/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

  • Agency:* State of Washington

  • Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact

  • Website:*
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