Why the FDIC?
The FDIC supervises a majority of the country’s community banks. These institutions provide loans to farmers and small businesses, make it possible for entrepreneurs to launch start-ups, support local governments as they build libraries and parks, and foster local economies. These essential functions are the very things that help keep America running.
As a Bank Examiner within the FDIC’s Division of Risk Management Supervision (RMS) or Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP), you will enjoy a meaningful career with impact on the financial industry and American banking consumers. Your vital role supports the FDIC mission through these critical functions:
- Examining and supervising insured financial institutions,
- Evaluating adherence to laws and regulations,
- Monitoring and mitigating systemic risks,
- Evaluating financial institutions to determine if they treat consumers and depositors fairly and operate in compliance with federal consumer protection, anti-discrimination, and community reinvestment laws; and
- Building and strengthening positive connections between banks and consumers, depositors, small businesses, and communities.
Other highlights of our program and work culture:
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - The FDIC achieves its mission by creating an inclusive work environment that recognizes and appreciates all employees’ perspectives and talents, allows employees opportunities to reach their highest potential, and attracts and retains the most talented employees.
Professional Development - Bank Examiners already possess critical skills needed to immediately contribute to examinations. You will receive training to refine your talents and leadership skills. Bank Examiners are also assigned an individual coach or mentor to help ensure a smooth transition into the FDIC culture.
Work/Life Balance - We offer reasonable work hours, flexible work schedules, and telework opportunities to help employees lead a fulfilling life outside of work.
Visit the Employee Benefits page for additional information.
What will you do?
The Bank Examiner Program provides an avenue for individuals with relevant banking or regulatory experience to become a commissioned Bank Examiner within the FDIC’s Division of Risk Management Supervision (RMS) or Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP). Bank examiners generally work in teams to assess a financial institution’s banking policies, practices and compliance with regulations. They also evaluate financial institutions to determine if they treat depositors and consumers fairly and operate in compliance with federal consumer protection, anti-discrimination, and community reinvestment laws.
This work is critical to the FDIC’s mission of maintaining stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system. Persons selected into the program come from diverse backgrounds including those with extensive banking industry expertise, auditing experience, or prior regulatory experience. A comprehensive training program will be tailored to supplement your prior experience to ensure an opportunity to grow and succeed. If chosen, you will be on the front lines of America’s banking and financial industry, performing mission-critical, public-serving, work in a unique role that only a few experience.
What do our employees say?
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The FDIC is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, and develop a high-performing workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Applicants are considered without regard to their race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, retaliation, parental status, or other non-merit factors.