Actuary Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. Department Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner
Salary $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 Grade 14 to 14
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/7/2017 Close Date 9/21/2017
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    09/07/2017 to 09/21/2017

  • Salary

    $112,021 to $145,629 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 14

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Career/Career Conditional

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Full-time


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement17-HUD-813. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

    The Office of Housing provides vital public services through its nationally administered programs. It oversees the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the largest mortgage insurer in the world, and regulates important parts of the housing industry. The Office of Housing also helps ensure consumers can access housing counseling and provides affordable rental housing through its Multifamily housing program. The Office of Housing is committed to helping all Americans obtain safe, decent affordable housing.

    The Office of Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs was established by Congress on July 28, 2010 under the Federal Housing Administration. The purpose of the office is to cultivate, optimize and execute risk management strategies by identifying risks, ensuring regulated compliance is met, and promoting a risk-conscious climate in a manner consistent with the mission and vision of the Federal Housing Administration. The Office of Risk Management provides independent assessments of emerging and existing risks, communicates substantiated evaluation of risks, as well as recommends risk management strategies and risk mitigation tactics to FHA, its partners, customers and constituents in order to strengthen consumer confidence in the Federal Housing Administration Programs, while increasing capital reserves.

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    As an Actuary, you will:

    • Evaluate decisions on the appropriateness for their intended uses of actuarial and related quantitative methods and techniques used by, or proposed for use by, contractors or other federal employees to measure, monitor, manage and model risks and analyze the impacts of policy and budget alternatives affecting the Fund.
    • Monitor and report promptly on the compliance or lack of compliance with applicable laws, regulations, circulars, actuarial, accounting and audit standards and related authoritative pronouncements of risk measurement, valuation, budget and related modeling functions, processes and related activities.
    • Apply actuarial and related quantitative methods and techniques to measure, monitor and manage risk and to model and otherwise analyze the impacts of policy and budget alternatives affecting the Fund.
    • Provide expert consultation to senior level staff in the agency and to other actuaries, analysts, and personnel on issues, approaches, research techniques amenable to actuarial methods, and the validity of actuarial assumptions and methods.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required on an infrequent basis.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    1510 Actuarial Science

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