Overview

Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Housing within the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Responsibilities

As a Senior Production Specialist, you will:

– Serve as technical resource staff person and team leader for a Division Director within the Office of Multifamily Production. Provide advice and guidance on matters pertaining to statutory and regulatory requirements and other administrative directives. Prepare and develop policy, guidelines, procedures and regulations to provide field offices with guidance on covered areas, or to respond to statutory or industry changes or identified problems. Resolve particularly complex or controversial individual transactional or programmatic issues and interprets regulatory and policy issues.

– Develop and originate necessary changes to regulations and administrative publications to assure program or operational viability. Analyze creditworthiness of key principals and development of team members, the financial projections of projects operating budgets against applicable HUD database information, industry or local standards, and expenses of other comparable projects, and may assess counterparty exposure related to risk share agreements. Analyze the proposed sources and uses of funds, and tests and confirms that all FHA underwriting standards, such as loan to value ratios and debt service coverage ratios are achieved.

– Evaluate performance of lenders, which may include Risk Sharing lenders, and third parties in coordination with Lender Qualification and Monitoring Division, Office of Risk Management, Asset Management, the Office of Inspector General, Mortgagee Review Board, and other offices within or outside of HUD. Oversee, analyze, and monitor data systems, reporting, procurement, funding control, training, audit responses, and budget authority requests and tracking in support of Multifamily Production activities.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – 1-5 Nights per month

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

The Office of Multifamily Housing is responsible for the overall management, development, direction and administration of HUD's Multifamily Housing Programs. HUD's Multifamily programs provide mortgage insurance to HUD-approved lenders to facilitate the construction, substantial rehabilitation, purchase and refinancing of multifamily housing projects. MFH is widely responsible for production, asset management and portfolio oversight, and recapitalization of assisted properties, and field operations. As part of the National Housing Act of 1934, Congress created the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) which later became a part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Housing in 1965.

The official duty station for this position will be in Washington DC. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience:
For the GS-14, you must have one (1) 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:
– Providing interpretation and guidance regarding housing development, construction and operating procedures, laws, and regulations related to multifamily rental housing development (5 or more apartment units, not condominiums), including multifamily rental loan origination, multifamily underwriting, or a related multifamily rental or commercial area; AND
– Underwriting multifamily housing projects; AND
– Developing policies and procedures related to multifamily underwriting or multifamily rental loan origination; AND
– Analyzing and resolving disputes, controversies or problems dealing with multifamily underwriting, multifamily rental loans or multifamily rental projects.

Time-in-Grade:
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.

Time After Competitive Appointment:
Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.

Education

Additional information

– We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
– Relocation expenses will not be paid.
– This is a bargaining unit position.
– This position is Non-Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
– A one year probationary period may be required.
– Must successfully complete a background investigation.
– Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
– If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
– Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
– Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
– Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
– Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required.

HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on outside employment. To review applicable ethics rules, please visit https: portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating:
Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Analytical, & Communication. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) ), you must receive a rating of at least 84 out of 100 to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CURRENT AND FORMER EMPLOYEES — Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
– Submit a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing competitive service as Tenure 1 or 2 (Block 24), Position Occupied as 1 – Competitive Service (Block 34), current Grade (Block 18) and Salary (Block 20). Typically Award SF-50s do not provide the required information. If the full performance level of your position is different from the current grade indicated in Block 18, please provide proof of the full performance level.
– If your highest permanent grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing that grade.
– If you are currently on a Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 indicating that type of appointment. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.

Performance Appraisal
(ALL APPLICANTS):
Submit a copy of all pages of your most recent completed annual performance appraisal, dated within the last 12 months, that includes the final rating. In cases where the performance appraisal is more than 12 months old, incomplete or unavailable, you must attach a written explanation of the reasons.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

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