Irving, TX, United States
This position is located in the Farm Credit Administration (FCA), Office of Examination, Staff Development Division. Our ideal candidate for the Associate FCA Examiner position is a recent graduate with a Finance, Accounting, or Agricultural Business degree with at least six credit hours in Finance and Accounting and a GPA above 3.0. Applicants will have 48 hours from their application submission date to complete the assessment.
If you have a passion for agriculture and finance, then the Farm Credit Administration may be the place for you. As an FCA bank examiner, you can help keep agriculture strong by working to ensure a dependable source of affordable credit for agriculture and rural America. Headquartered near our nation's capital, FCA is a small, independent Federal agency with agency 4 fields offices in Bloomington, MN; Denver, CO; Irving, TX; and, Sacramento, CA. We regulate and examine the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of financial institutions providing credit and related services to farmers, ranchers, and their cooperatives. For the past several years, the Best Places to Work Survey has ranked FCA among the top places to work among small agencies in the Federal Government. For more information, see jobs for recent graduates.
Location: Irving, Texas, United States
Posted Date: 10/27/2020
All qualification requirements, including completion of education, must be met by June 1, 2021. For those using Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) to qualify, GPA requirements must be met by time of application. 1. ELIGIBILITY FOR PATHWAYS RECENT GRADUATE PROGRAM
· To be eligible for this position, you must be a college graduate from a qualifying educational institution with an undergraduate and/or Master's degree (see required fields of study noted in 2 below), within 2 years of your application.
· Students scheduled to receive their qualifying degree (see required fields of study noted in 2 below) no later than Spring 2021 are also eligible.
· Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as many as six years after degree completion to apply. 2. QUALIFICATIONS TO QUALIFY AT THE VH-34 BAND LEVEL (GS-07 equivalent), applicants must have ONE of the following: A) One (1) full year (18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours) of graduate level study education AND an undergraduate degree by June 1, 2021. Both the graduate work and undergraduate degree are in one of the following fields: Accounting, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Banking, Business Administration, Commercial/Banking Law, Dairy Science, Economics, Finance, Marketing - or areas of major study directly related to the position. (Must submit both transcripts with application)
B) A bachelor's degree (in Accounting, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Banking, Business Administration, Commercial/Banking Law, Dairy Science, Economics, Finance, Marketing - or areas of major study directly related to the position) AND have superior academic achievement (SAA) by June 1, 2021 (Must submit transcript with application). To qualify for SAA, applicants must have met one of the following: i. A grade-point average of "B" (a GPA of 2.95 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for all completed undergraduates courses or those completed in the last two years of undergraduate study at the time of application.
ii. A grade-point average of "B+" (a GPA of 3.45 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for all courses in your major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study at the time of application.
iii. Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, University or major subdivision.
iv. Membership in a national honor society (other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.