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451.2018-31

Class Title: Financial Examiner IV-VII
Trust Examiner

Position Number: 451.2018-31

Opening Date: August 30, 2018

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Starting Salary: FE IV-V $6,345.00 - $8,624.00 monthly, FE VI – VII $8,836.00 - $12,475.00 monthly

Division: Bank and Trust Supervision (Trust)

Work Location: Dallas, Houston, San Antonio

Overnight Travel: Extensive: at least 50%

Application Process:  Complete a State of Texas Job application and document how you meet the job requirements, education, and experience listed below.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application. An official copy of college transcripts is required. Copies of the unofficial transcript will not be accepted. All applications must have an original signature. Incomplete applications or applications received without the required documentation will not be accepted for consideration.

Submit Applications and Transcripts to:

Human Resources, 2601 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX. 78705, or fax to (512) 475-1313, or e-mail to jobs@dob.texas.gov or via WorkInTexas.com . Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on the closing date. A State Application may be obtained from the Department of Banking website or WorkInTexas.com .

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General Description

This experienced trust examiner position is heavily involved in conducting moderate to advanced level examination duties of trust companies and bank trust departments. In addition, the examiner is involved in training less experienced trust examiners, and serving as Examiner-In-Charge of institutions. Trust examiners in this position assist the Chief Trust Examiner in recommending corrective administrative responses where needed and addressing emerging industry trends.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  FE IV-V

  • Assist the Chief Trust Examiner (CTE) in their duties.
  • Perform as EIC of small to medium sized, moderately complex and small problem institutions. 
  • Perform as Assisting-Examiner-In-Charge of any institutions, regardless of size or complexity.
  • Provide recommendations to and works with the CTE to determine corrective actions for problem institutions.
  • Ensure proper application of departmental policies and procedures, as well as, state and federal regulations.
  • Represent the Department at Board meetings of financial institutions.
  • Provide assignments and training in an equitable manner to assigned teams.
  • Perform other supervisory and research duties as prescribed by the Director of Bank & Trust Supervision, the Director of Examination Support Activities, or the CTE.

  FE VI – VII

  • Assist the CTE in their duties.
  • Perform as EIC of any institution, regardless of size and complexity. 
  • Provide recommendations to and works with the CTE to determine and monitor corrective actions for problem institutions.
  • Represent the Department at industry events and board meetings of financial institutions of any size or complexity.
  • Perform report review function of trust examinations.
  • Provide training in an equitable manner to assigned teams and individuals.
  • Participate in all types or phases of supervisory activities including but not limited to investigations, off-site reviews and meetings with regulators and industry representatives.
  • Prepare schedule of supervisory examinations and allocate manpower in an efficient manner.
  • Assume the role of CTE in his/her absence, as needed.
  • Ensure proper application of departmental policies and procedures, as well as, state and federal regulations.
  • Perform other supervisory and research duties as prescribed by the Director of Bank & Trust Supervision, Director of Examination Support Activities, or the CTE.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
    Experience and Education:

  Financial Examiner IV requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, business administration, economics or job-related field with a minimum of six hours (nine preferred) in accounting to include basic and or intermediate accounting. Copy of official college transcripts must be submitted with The State of Texas Application for Employment.
  • Minimum of four years progressively responsible experience in the regulation, examination, and analysis of financial institutions. *
  • Must be a current or former trust examiner commissioned by the FDIC, Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Texas Department of Banking, or another approved state bank regulatory authority. Internal applicants must have completed all phases of the Department’s BETS / Commissioning Panel.

  Financial Examiner V requirements

  • Same as Financial Examiner IV.
  • Plus, a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in the regulation, examination, or analysis of financial institutions. *

  Financial Examiner VII requirements

  • Same as Financial IV
  • Plus, a minimum of eight years progressively responsible experience in the regulation, examination, or analysis of financial institutions. *
  • Possess and exhibit excellent personnel supervisory skills including four years current experience in management and supervision.

*Substitution: Two years of trust company or trust department experience may be substituted for one year of regulatory experience. The Department of Banking reserves the right to determine whether this experience is applicable as a substitute. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Possess and exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess working knowledge in the use of personal computers, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of statuary requirements, business operating procedures and reporting techniques.
  • Ability to serve, without supervision, as EIC of small to medium sized, moderately complex and small problem institutions.
  • Skill in reviewing and auditing financial data and records.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and exercise initiative and independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Position requires at least 50 % overnight travel.
  • Must possess or obtain within six months a valid Texas Drivers license. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving any vehicle to conduct agency business. Final applicants must certify that personally owned vehicles used for agency business have Texas minimum liability coverage and a valid state inspection.
  • This position requires that the incumbent demonstrate strong personal financial responsibility and integrity.
  • Final applicants may be subject to an employment credit check, driving record check, and criminal background check.
  • Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to complete a work style profile.

Special Requirements

  • Position requires at least 50 % overnight travel.
  • Must possess or obtain within six months a valid Texas Drivers license. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving any vehicle to conduct agency business. Final applicants must certify that personally owned vehicles used for agency business have Texas minimum liability coverage and a valid state inspection.
  • This position requires that the incumbent demonstrate strong personal financial responsibility and integrity.
  • Final applicants may be subject to an employment credit check, driving record check, and criminal background check.
  • Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to complete a work style profile.
  • Physical and Cognitive Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, copiers, printers telephone and client/customer contact. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers. The position requires:

    • Regular and punctual attendance.
    • Frequent use of personal computer, copiers, printers, and telephones.
    • Frequent sitting.
    • Frequent work under stress, as a team member, and in direct contact with others.
    • Extensive Travel: at least 50% with overnight stays.

    Remarks

    State law prohibits any employee of the Department from being or becoming “directly or indirectly indebted to, or financially interested in an entity supervised or regulated by the Banking Commissioner.”  See Texas Finance Code, Section 12.107.

    Those selected for an interview will be contacted by telephone.  Final male applicants between the ages of 18 to 26 will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the selective service system.

    E-Verify – This organization participates in E-Verify. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

    The Texas Department of Banking is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. A disabled individual requiring reasonable accommodation shall not be denied the opportunity due to the disability. The applicant should contact Human Resources if reasonable accommodation is required during the application process at (512) 475-1347.