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Loan Specialist (Realty)

Company: Department Of Agriculture
Location: Wenatchee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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This position is located in an Area Office in USDA/Rural Development (RD). The incumbent approves and services loans for small (one to four family) residential dwellings


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  • Reviews loan applications for completeness and conformance with all RD requirements on program applications.
  • Analyzes and inputs data into appropriate automated database systems.
  • Analyzes financial and credit data documents to make sound eligibility, feasibility, and credit-worthiness determinations.
  • Develops, implements and coordinates an outreach and marketing program for the SFH programs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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1165 Loan Specialist

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check
  • Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/


Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

For the GS-09 level: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level or its non-Federal equivalent that demonstrates: knowledge and understanding of mortgage loan making/servicing and credit principles and practices in order to assess the fundamental soundness of single family housing loans and to independently examine applications, supporting documents and credit reports and maintain servicing activities on small mortgage loans. Experience may have been gained in work furnishing information to borrowers and applicants on loan programs, eligibility requirements, financial and credit requirements analyzing information provided by loan applications; determining eligibility for mortgages loans and making loan recommendations to a senior employee; assisting senior level employees in initiation action to graduate borrowers who are eligible for other credit sources; and participating in providing credit counseling to all borrowers and debt adjustment services OR possess a Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR and LL.B. or J.D. Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying 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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: Department Of Agriculture, Everett , Loan Specialist (Realty), Other , Wenatchee, Washington

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