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Loan Specialist (Commercial) – Multiple Locations
Agriculture, Rural Development, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 326842Start Date: 09/17/2020End Date: 09/28/2020
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
For the GS-11 level: Applicants must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level; or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of complex mortgage or commercial loan making/servicing and credit principles and practices in order to assess the fundamental soundness of business, corporate or municipal loans and to independently examine applications and corporate financial documents, and maintain servicing activities on a variety of mortgage and commercial loans. Experience may have been gained in work equivalent to analyzing financial information provided by loan applicants; determining eligibility for loans and repayment ability; reviewing and approving applications for agricultural, commercial, and bank loans; servicing the loan portfolio of a bank and other loan association: performing financial analysis of commercial concerns for investment purposes; appraising real estate and business property to determine property valuation; or similar work, OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related OR a combination of education as described and specialized experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience are qualifying at this grade level. For the GS-12 level: Applicants must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level; or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of commercial financing and credit. Experience may have been gained in such work as reviewing and passing on applications for complex business and/or municipal transactions; servicing a commercial loan portfolio; analyzing financial information provided by loan applicants, determining eligibility for loans, and assessing repayment ability; reviewing and approving applications for agricultural, commercial and bank loans; servicing a commercial loan portfolio of a bank or other loan association; providing financial management guidance to borrowers; ascertaining and analyzing the many and often obscure facts regarding a corporate borrower’s financial capacity; or evaluating the general economic and financial conditions that affect an organization/government’s risk in granting, guaranteeing or insuring loans. There is no substitution of education at this grade 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.
NOTE: To be considered for this position, you 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: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards 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 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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