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Ensure the office operations daily status.
Secretary (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCJune 17, 2017
Confirm the update to focus on productivity for the team. Work closely with directors and human resources to complete all audit items required. Enrolled in training closes to stay abreast of the latest laws and company policies. The hardest part of the job was to improve morale during the merger. The most enjoyable was the team and leaders who supported me with growth within the agency.
Pros
The wealth of knowledge and training available
Cons
Decreasing morale during the merger
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cool place
Oracle Database Administrator (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCJune 15, 2017
this was also a great place to work, the worst part was that there was no parking for employees leading to having to catch public transportation or deal with alot of parking tickets other than that it was a great place to work.
Pros
location
Cons
parking
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Low stress, great benefits
Counsel (CG-15) (Current Employee) –  Arlington, VAMay 12, 2017
The FDIC offers very good pay (for government work) and outstanding benefits. The jobs are essentially 9-5 and relatively low stress. The main drawback is that the supervisory and management staffing is very hit and miss. Some rise in the ranks based on merit, some because they are very good at paperwork, and some because they are good at office politics and developing personal relationships. None of those qualities is predictive of good leadership.
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Interesting work with a good culture
Financial Forensic Investigator (Former Employee) –  Dallas, TXApril 25, 2017
Interesting work, very likable staff, good work balance. Worked on bank failures, stressful at times due to the volume of banks,very hands on culture, go to the bank closings and follow the cases all the way through to completion. FDIC provides a good training program and continuing education. The staff is very loyal and generally think its a good place to work. Job was temporary to handle the bank failures from the last crisis however, the FDIC generally hires on a full time permanent basis. Recommend it as a good place to work.
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Rewarding work, but lack of job security
SENIOR ATTORNEY (Former Employee) –  Senior AttorneyApril 23, 2017
I worked at the FDIC during both recessions. I was not a permanent employee and there was no job security. I was not about to transfer to another office or job.
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overall great place to work
Resolutions & Receiverships Specialist (Former Employee) –  Dallas, TXFebruary 8, 2017
enjoyed working for this company. The workplace culture was good. Management was supportive. Knowledge and understanding of the job was available by way of training.
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Audited the financial records of various banking institution across USA to ascertain they are within the federal Researve guidlines.
Bank Settlement Specialist (Former Employee) –  Atlanta, GAFebruary 1, 2017
Audited the financial records of various banking institution across USA to ascertain they are within the federal Researve guidlines.
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Great place to work.
E-Discovery Specialist (Current Employee) –  Arlington, VAJanuary 30, 2017
Great place to work. Provides excellent training opportunities. Has great benefits. Two 401K plans to take advantage of. Matches your contribution to 401K. Has great FDIC subsidized cafeteria on site.
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FDIC was a great intern experience!
Accounting Intern (Former Employee) –  Arlington, VAJanuary 28, 2017
Interning twice at the FDIC was excellent, as I was able to gain a good amount of entry-level accounting experience, while also maintaining a very reliable work-life balance. The staff and Management is also very open and easy to work with.
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work on computer equpment
Computer Clerk/Computer Assistant (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCJanuary 16, 2017
check the computer console to work on batch tapes and work on graphic on monthly, quarterly, and yearly to varities to do. work on government and fedral.
Pros
happy to work and fun.
Cons
n/a
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Competitive but no direction
Senior IT Manager (Former Employee) –  Arlington, VAJanuary 6, 2017
Good place to work, but be prepared for last minute notices of changes in contract or contract ending. Management could provide more direction and not be so hands off.
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Management reporting environment
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Arlington, VADecember 25, 2016
I gather metrics from the technicians and build weekly and monthly reports. I contribute to meetings with senior management and program managers. I interact with adjoining agencies on implementations.
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A company with great compensation and benefits
Resolutions and Receiverships Technician (Former Employee) –  Dallas, TXDecember 20, 2016
Great company to work for with great benefits. A typical day at work was very busy but manageable. I learned many new skills in regards to bank closings and collateral releases. I met some great coworkers who were team players. The hardest part of my job was not being able to provide every customer with a collateral release due to the lack of information they provided. The most enjoyable part of my job was assisting my customers and providing the necessary documents in order for them to close, sell or purchase their home or vehicle.
Pros
Healthcare, 401K, Telework and Flex schedules
Cons
Not enough diversity, not many opportunity for promotions
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Great place to work at
Desktop Support Technician (Current Employee) –  Arlington, VADecember 14, 2016
Everyone here is very friendly including the cafeteria/cleaning staff. The lunches are very cheap and range from a wide variety.
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Great Opportunity
Financial institution specialist (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXDecember 8, 2016
Great opportunity for anyone that has recently graduated from college. Benefits and pay are among the best, with the exception of excessive travel, but overall good.
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Pretty Good
Co-op - Div of Supervision and Consumer Protection (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXNovember 4, 2016
Moving around the state examining banks means a lot of time on the road. If you are looking to report to the same place everyday to work, and you are going into bank examining this probably is not for you. The work is challenging and once you learn it rewarding. There are a ton of rules and regulations to learn in this area.
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Sometimes very stressful
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Atlanta, GASeptember 8, 2016
FDIC was a good place to begin my career. I was provided the opportunity to work people of diverse cultures. The corporate environment helped to shape my overall appreciation of job ethics that I continue to express through my actions today. My job was meticulous and little room for error.
Pros
Diverse working conditions
Cons
Travel
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Exciting Work Place with Travel
Legal Technician (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCApril 24, 2016
Often help lawyers prepare employee contracts, shareholder agreements, stock-option plans, and companies’ annual financial reports. Corporate paralegals may monitor and review government regulations to ensure that the corporation is aware of new legal requirements.

Maintain documents received from clients, conduct research for lawyers, retrieve and organize evidence for use at depositions and trials, and draft settlement agreements. Some litigation paralegals may also help coordinate the logistics of attending a trial, including reserving office space, transporting exhibits and documents to the courtroom, and setting up computers and other equipment.

Traveled once or twice a month with attorneys to Mortgaged Backed Securitization Closing.
Pros
Traveling to Closing Deals.
Cons
Temporary Contract Position
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Lots of travel
Confidential (Former Employee) –  ConfidentialFebruary 5, 2016
If you enjoy travelling and learning a lot, I highly recommend seeking federal employment with the FDIC. You will become an expert at analyzing the overall risk of a bank pretty quickly.
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Great place to work
Financial Institution Specialist (Current Employee) –  Roseville, CANovember 19, 2015
Lots of travel, but training program is excellent. Every day is different. Management is very good. The hardest part of the job is the travel.
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