Loan Technician Job

Vacancy No. DE-OCA-12110959-2023-EP Department Agriculture, Rural Development
Salary $37,696.00 to $60,703.00 Grade 5 to 7
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/7/2023 Close Date 12/4/2023
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Anniston, ALBay Minette, ALCamden, ALCullman, AL
Huntsville, ALOzark, ALTuscaloosa, ALTuskegee, AL
Forrest City, ARFort Smith, ARHarrison, ARHope, AR
Jonesboro, ARMonticello, ARChampions Gate, FLDavenport, FL
Lake City, FLMarianna, FLOcala, FLRoyal Palm Beach, FL
Barnesville, GABlackshear, GACamilla, GACartersville, GA
Clarkesville, GADawson, GADouglas, GAFort Valley, GA
Monroe, GANewnan, GASandersville, GAStatesboro, GA
Thomson, GATifton, GAChampaign, ILEffingham, IL
Galesburg, ILJacksonville, ILMarion, ILMount Vernon, IL
Muncie, ILOregon, ILOttawa, ILPontiac, IL
Princeton, ILQuincy, ILBloomfield, INColumbia City, IN
Crawfordsville, INJasper, INKnox, INNorth Vernon, IN
Bowling Green, KYHazard, KYLondon, KYMadisonville, KY
Mayfield, KYMorehead, KYNicholasville, KYOwensboro, KY
Paintsville, KYShelbyville, KYWilliamstown, KYAmite, LA
Lafayette, LAMonroe, LANatchitoches, LABatesville, MS
Brookhaven, MSDecatur, MSGrenada, MSHattiesburg, MS
Starkville, MSAsheville, NCBolivia, NCDobson, NC
Franklin, NCGreenville, NCHalifax, NCHenderson, NC
Jefferson, NCKinston, NCLumberton, NCMurphy, NC
Rockingham, NCSanford, NCShelby, NCSmithfield, NC
Spruce Pine, NCStatesville, NCWinston-Salem, NCWinton, NC
Ada, OKAtoka, OKChandler, OKDuncan, OK
Enid, OKHobart, OKMuskogee, OKVinita, OK
Woodward, OKCaguas, PRCamuy, PRJuana Diaz, PR
Mayaguez, PRMorovis, PRUtuado, PRAiken, SC
Anderson, SCChester, SCFlorence, SCKingstree, SC
Orangeburg, SCSpartanburg, SCWalterboro, SCChattanooga, TN
Cookeville, TNGreeneville, TNJackson, TNKnoxville, TN
Lawrenceburg, TNNashville, TNUnion City, TNAbilene, TX
Alice, TXAmarillo, TXAngleton, TXBrownwood, TX
Bryan, TXCanton, TXDecatur, TXEdinburg, TX
Edna, TXFort Stockton, TXFredericksburg, TXGeorgetown, TX
Hebbronville, TXHenderson, TXHillsboro, TXHuntsville, TX
Lubbock, TXLufkin, TXMcKinney, TXMount Pleasant, TX
Ozona, TXSeguin, TXUvalde, TXSaint Croix, VI

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


This position's duty station is in an Area Office in one of the listed Cities for USDA, Rural Development (RD).The incumbent provides information to the public as well as technical and clerical support on various loan, grant, and loan guarantee programs administered by RD. The incumbent initiates and prepares correspondence, maintains records, report and files.

This announcement is to create an inventory of applicants ready for review and potential referral.

Remote/Virtual: NO

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applications will be evaluated in accordance with Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Delegated Examining Procedures and USDA policy using category rating. Applicants who meet basic minimum qualifications will be placed in one of two or three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Category placement will be determined based on applicants' quality of experience and the extent they possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) or competencies:

  • Knowledge of Computer Applications
  • Knowledge of loan making and loan and/or grant making and servicing policies and procedures.
  • Office Skills
  • Oral Communication
  • Skill in planning, scheduling, and organizing work.
  • Written Communication

Your application, including the online Assessment Questionnaire, will be reviewed to determine if you meet (a) minimum qualification requirements and (b) the resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions. Your resume must clearly support your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position. Those determined to be in the best qualified category will be referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Note: If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may be found ineligible. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Providing inaccurate information on Federal documents could be grounds for non-selection or disciplinary action up to including removal from the Federal service.

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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.