- The Foundry: Conservative Policy News Blog from The Heritage Foundation - http://blog.heritage.org -
CFPB ‘Invitations Coordinator’ May Get More Than $100,000 Per Year
Posted By Lachlan Markay On January 6, 2012 @ 3:36 pm In Ongoing Priorities,Scribe | 7 Comments
In the midst of the administration’s efforts to drastically reduce the nation’s military personnel and hike pay for government employees comes this gem: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the new director of which was unconstitutionally appointed by President Obama on Wednesday, is prepared to pay a salary of more than $100,000 for an employee to assist in planning bureau events.
According to a job listing  on USAJobs.com, the federal government’s official employment classifieds site, the CFPB is seeking an “invitations coordinator” to “support management of CFPB’s participation in external events by developing and maintaining databases and event calendar and providing advice and guidance on consideration of invitations.”
The position will pay up to $102,900, and carries lavish benefits, including “comprehensive health, vision, dental, life, and long-term care insurance programs,” a federal retirement plan, and 10 paid holidays, 13 sick days, and up to 26 vacation days per year.
Here are some excerpts from the listing:
Job Title: Invitations Coordinator
Agency: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Sub Agency: CFPB – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Job Announcement Number: 12-CFPB-145X
SALARY RANGE: $53,500.00 to $102,900.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 to Saturday, January 07, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: CN-0301-04
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-time – Excepted service time-limited Appointment NTE 12 months; may be extended up to July 20, 2015
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 04
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy(s) – Washington DC Metro Area, DC
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens.
Do you want to be a leader in your field at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – a groundbreaking organization solely devoted to the economic strength and vitality of American Families? Do you want to play an important role in making consumer financial markets work for all American families? Do you want to challenge yourself and others? If you answer “Yes”, then we have a career for you! CFPB professionals have unparalleled opportunities to expand horizons for themselves and for the nation. Be one of the founding members of an agency that will make a difference in the lives of everyday American families!
This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of External Affairs. The Office of External Affairs is responsible for coordination of all external communication, with a focus on raising awareness of consumer issues through activities, messages, and interactions with Public Relations, Media, Communities, Industries, and Stakeholders. You will support management of CFPB’s participation in external events by developing and maintaining databases and event calendar and providing advice and guidance on consideration of invitations.
This position is being filled under CFPB’s excepted service authority. This excepted service, time-limited position may be eligible for conversion to a permanent, excepted service appointment. Appointment under this authority does not convey competitive status.
The major duties of this position include:
Our comprehensive benefits are among the most generous in the federal government. They include:
Article printed from The Foundry: Conservative Policy News Blog from The Heritage Foundation: http://blog.heritage.org
URL to article: http://blog.heritage.org/2012/01/06/cfpb-invitations-coordinator-may-get-more-than-100000-per-year/
URLs in this post:
 job listing: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/306225500#benefits
Copyright © 2011 The Heritage Foundation. All rights reserved.