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This position is located in the Roseburg, Oregon USDA-Rural Development (RD) Area Office. The incumbent has responsibility for approving and servicing loans for small (one to four family) residential dwellings. The following list of duties is a brief review and should not be considered all-inclusive at the GS-1165-9 level.
Reviews loan applications for completeness and conformance with all Rural
Analyzes financial and credit data documents to make sound eligibility, feasibility, and credit-worthiness determinations on program applications;
Works with borrowers and CSC to resolve delinquency and or other borrower
Recommends appropriate servicing actions as necessary to resolve noncompliance issues;
Negotiates with legal advisors, lenders, and insurance companies throughout the
servicing of loans and grants;
Develops, implements and coordinates an outreach and marketing program for SFH programs.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required 1 to 5 days a month.
Who May ApplyThis job is open to
Permanent USDA Rural Development (RD) Agency employees and USDA CTAP/RPL eligibles in the local commuting area.
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
1165 Loan Specialist
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
To be eligible for appointment to this position, the new hire must be cleared to come on board once the results of the fingerprint check, review of the OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and the candidate's Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (eQIP) entries have been reviewed and determined to be satisfactory. This position requires a favorable credit check as part of the background investigation.
CONFIDENTIAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT: If selected, you will be required to submit Form OGE-450 within 30 days of your initial appointment date, and annually thereafter. Selectee is subject to financial Disclosure Requirements in accordance with 5 CFR, Part 2635, Sub part E regarding business or personal transactions with applicants, borrowers, or business contacts who have or who are seeking business with this Agency. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. If selected you will be subject to a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) and a credit report.
Travel will be required.
US Citizenship is required.
Applicants must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the GS-1165 series set forth in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards by the closing date of the announcement. A copy is available at: http://www.opm.govqualifications/index.asp
Time in Grade: Applicants must meet one year at the next lower grade to be considered for the next higher grade (e.g. one year at the GS-05 grade level for consideration for the GS-07 grade level).
For the GS-7 level: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05; or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates: Basic knowledge of loan and/or servicing principles, procedures and techniques as they apply to investigation, analysis, and evaluation of financial factors and credit risks in relation to the granting and servicing of mortgage loans. Experience may have been gained in work equivalent to furnishing general information concerning loan programs, loan eligibility requirements, financial and credit requirements; reviewing loan applications for eligibility and financial soundness; analyzing information provided by loan applicant and making recommendations to a higher loan specialist abut loan eligibility OR bachelors degree with Superior Academic Achievement two-grade interval positions OR Completion of one full academic year of graduate education from an accredited college or university with a major in a field of study as listed above may be substituted for specialized experience.
For the GS-09 level: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07; or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates: experience in performing loan making and/or loan servicing duties such as regularly examining loan applications, supporting documents and credit reports and, maintaining servicing activities of somewhat complex loans and/or grants; assisting higher level loan specialists by performing assigned portions of financial credit analysis in connection with more complex loans as a way of acquiring training and competency for more difficult loan examining and servicing assignments OR Masters degree or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D, if related. Equivalent combination of education and experience are qualifying for this level.
Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- finance, business administration, economics, accounting, insurance, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, real estate operations, statistics, or other fields related to the position, such as agriculture, agricultural economics, farm, livestock or ranch management, or rural sociology.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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