Student Trainee (Information Technology Management) (Data Analyst)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 30, 2018
Closes
May 30, 2018
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • This position is a Temporary Internship position not to exceed one year.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age.
  • You must be and maintain good academic standing.
  • An application limit of 200 is being placed on this announcement.
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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
  • The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

    Program Requirement:
    If selected, you must: 1) sign a Pathways Internship Program agreement; 2) provide official documentation of enrollment and registration; 3) provide verification of academic status (transcript) at the end of each academic semester/quarter; 4) participate in mentorship opportunities; 5) complete 40 hours of professional development training; 6) prepare and implement an Individual Development Plan; 7) maintain satisfactory performance; and 8) complete 640 hours of work experience in order to be considered for conversion to a Career or Career-Conditional appointment. You may be made permanent upon graduation if you meet all qualifications, eligibility, and educational requirements, are recommended for conversion by your supervisor, and funding is available.

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Basic Qualifications: You MUST meet the definition of a STUDENT for the duration of your appointment.
    The definition of a student is: an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled), including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under Public Law 93–842. Students need not be in actual physical attendance, so long as all other requirements are met. An individual who needs to complete less than the equivalent of half an academic/vocational or technical course-load immediately prior to graduating is still considered a student for purposes of this Program.

    For the GS-05, you must have three (3) years of progressively responsible experience; one (1) year of this experience must have been equivalent to GS-04 that demonstrates the ability to:

    - Analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions, AND
    - Plan and organize work, AND
    - Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work.
    OR
    You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree.
    OR
    You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent.




    Specialized experience: For the GS-7, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    - Using Statistical Analysis System (SAS) software system; AND
    - Collecting and researching data for studies or evaluations of programs or operations and summarizing your results; AND
    - Gathering and analyzing data and using them to write conclusions and recommendations.
    OR
    One full year of graduate level education in a related field; or Superior Academic Achievement based on a bachelor's degree that is demonstrated through class standing (upper 1/3 of class); or grade point average (2.95/4.0 overall or 3.5/4.0 in major), or election to membership in a qualifying national scholastic honor society.
    OR
    You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent.



    - Serve a trial period for the duration of the appointment.
    - Maintain student status for the duration of the appointment.
    - Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.\

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

    Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Research and Analysis, Systems and Technology and Communication . Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A-Exceptionally Qualified, B-Highly Qualified, or C-Qualified, depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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