Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
The Premier Civilian Intern (PCIP) program
To qualify for an Internship as a GS-05, students must have completed four full semesters, or have a bachelor's degree (120 or more semester hours or 180 or more quarter hours completed). Applicants at the GS-05 level must still be enrolled in an academic program to receive consideration.
One Academic year of undergraduate education (post-high school study):
A minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours at an accredited college or university; or
A minimum of 36 weeks at an accredited business, technical, vocational, or qualifying educational institution for at least 20 classroom hours per week.
You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited public or other non-profit college or university:
· Enrolled in an approved degree program
· Enrollment must be in a full-time program
· Have a good academic standing (no less than 2.95 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale)
· Meet the qualification standards of the position
· Must be at least 16 years of age
· A U.S. citizen or a national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island)
· Must sign a Participant Agreement
Medical, Health and Fitness Requirements:
- Must be physically fit in order to perform strenuous and physically demanding duties
- May be required to take a series of vaccinations and immunizations
- Moderate to arduous physical exertion involving standing, walking, running
- The use of firearms
- Exposure to inclement weather or other environmental hazards
- Manual dexterity
- Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily
- Corrected visual acuity:
20/20 or better with or without correction in the better eye or 20/30 or better with
or without correction in the worse eye; near visual acuity: 20/30 or better, binocular conditions with our without correction @ 40 cm (16 inches); uncorrected visual acuity: 20/200 or better, binocular conditions without correction; visual field: full visual field in each eye; color vision: possess adequate color vision to correctly identify basic colors as demonstrated by passing the Farnsworth D-15 Test with less than two major errors; binocular depth perception: stereo acuity of 70 seconds of arc or better; night vision: normal dark adaptation and night vision
- Adequate hearing is required in order to perform duties safely and satisfactorily; hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels
- Must possess emotional and mental stability
- Any physical or mental condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to themselves or others is disqualifying-
- Must successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination (including vision, hearing, cardiovascular and mobility of extremities) by an authorized Government physician and be determined physically able to perform duties without being a hazard to themselves or others
You must attend a MANDATORY recruitment event at one of the universities listed below. Registration is not required. We do not assist with transportation and registration is not required.
University of Texas at San Antonio
UTSA Fall 2018 - All Majors and Internship Career Fair
Tues, Sep 18, 2018
1:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Campus - H-E-B Student Union, Ballrooms 1 & 2, San Antonio, TX
Florida A&M University (FAMU)
Fall Career & Internship Expo
Wed, Sep 26, 2018
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Lawson Center, Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University (FSU)
All Majors Fair
Tues, Sep 27, 2018
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, Tallahassee, FL
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
George Mason University
Fall Career Fair
Thurs, Oct 4, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dewberry Hall (Johnson Center), Fairfax, VA
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott
Industry / Career Expo 2018
Thurs, Oct 4, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Athletic Complex, 3700 Willow Creek Rd., Prescott, AZ 86301
Bowie State University
Fall 2018 Career Expo
Wed, Oct 24, 2018
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Leonidas S. James Physical Education Complex, Bowie, MD
The Web-based career fair (for PCIPs) is at the following date and time:
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 2:00-5:00pm CST (PCIP applicants only)
A limited number of "virtual career fair" logons are also available for the PCIP. Logging on to a virtual event in-lieu-of attending a campus event is limited to applicants who live at least 150 miles from a campus recruiting event. If the virtual event is full by the time an applicant attempts to reserve a logon, that applicant must travel and attend a campus event to apply for this position.
Law Enforcement Retirement: This position is a primary law enforcement officer (LEO) position. IAW DoDI 1400.25 Volume 336, "The maximum entry age (MEA) for covered primary law enforcement officer positions is 37. Persons not appointed by the last day of the month in which they become age 37 shall not be originally appointed or assigned to these positions." The Agency may choose to waive MEA requirements based on compelling hardship, e.g., a shortage of qualified candidates; or may choose to waive MEA requirements for otherwise qualified applicants with veterans' preference.
This position has an education enrollment requirement.
You may be non-competitively converted to a permanent appointment within the PALACE Acquire (PAQ)/Copper Cap (COP) or a similar Program. The target grade of the conversion could be above GS-11. However, it is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee you will be offered a permanent position.
Upon graduation and program requirement completion, a Premier College Intern may be converted to a career, career-conditional appointment into the Air Force Palace Acquire/Copper Cap or similar developmental training program without further competition.
Firearms: The duties of this position require the incumbent to carry a firearm. Applicants must meet initial and continuing AFOSI qualifications in the use of firearms.
Locality Pay: This position is authorized locality pay based on the location of permanent assignment.
This position will be filled on a part or full-time permanent basis. Upon competing any required probationary period, the position will be permanent.
This position requires completion of a two year trial period.
To assess proficiency level, refer to the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR), ILR Speaking Skill Scale at: http://www.govtilr.org/skills/ILRscale2.htm . List language(s) and proficiency level(s) for speaking only. Example: Spanish-Latin American, speaking = 1+ and French, speaking = 2+. If applicable, provide Defense Language Institute (DLI) scores and certificates. If you do not provide your self-assessment score (1, 1+, etc.), you will NOT receive credit for foreign language skills.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.
Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.