ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (Recent Grad)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
This is an appointment under the CPSC Recent Graduate program. You must have graduated within the past two years, from a qualifying educational institution or certificate program. The program duration is one year. Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be converted to a permanent position in the competitive service. Appointee must sign a Participant Agreement. Recent Graduates will enter a formal training program with a mentor and execute an Individual Development Plan outlining training requirements and program expectations. The entire duration of the Recent Graduate Appointment constitutes a trial period.
This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to participate in this program:
You must have a final cumulative Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Current Students may apply up to 90 days prior to their graduation date.
- Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, bachelors or masters from a qualifying educational institution.
- Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
- May submit unofficial transcript(s). Official transcript(s) will be required, if applicant is selected for a position.
In order to be creditable under the provision, superior academic achievement (SAA) must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled.
SAA is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. Applicants must have a grade-point average of:
- 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; OR
3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.
Mandatory Education Requirement:
GS-7: 1 year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement at the undergraduate level.
The degree must be in one of the following majors: business, finance, accounting, management, or any other related field.
All applicants must submit a copy of their college transcripts with the degree conferred date. (does not have to be the official transcript at this time).
All materials must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.
The education must be from an accredited school. Accredited Schools
Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by an accredited organization. Accredited Organizations
All education claimed by applicants will be verified.
CPSC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Specialist listed in this vacancy announcement.
If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Please see http://www.sss.gov for more information.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application, by checking reference and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.
Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.
Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes: (1) Your resume, (2) Responses to the online questions, and (3) Required supporting documents.
After the vacancy closes, we will review your application package to deterime if you meet the minimum qualifications for the postion. Your resume must support your responses to the job specific assessment questionnaire, level of education claimed, experience, and/or training. To remain in consideration for this position, please ensure your resume covers this requirement and that your application has been successfully submitted as part of your on-line application. Creation of this package includes completing the on-line assessment questionnaire, uploading your resume, and uploading any required supporting documents.
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