Washington D.C.
Feb 18, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time

Occasional travel - Some travel is required including overnight travel.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0
  • Must be enrolled at a qualifying educational institution at least half time.
  • Applicants must be current students pursuing a degree or certificate in a qualifying educational institution. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Qualifying Education Institution: Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education(

    1) A 2-year or 4-year college or university; OR

    2) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school)

    You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating
    Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions,

    Basic Requirements:
    For the GS-03 level: Completion of one academic year of post-high school study.
    For the GS-04 level: Completion of two academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree.

    ** The required education must lead to an undergraduate degree in Accounting or a related field (accounting, auditing, business administration, economics, finance, or public administration) with a total of 24 or more semester hours in Accounting including up to 6 semester hours in Business Law.

    Multiple selections will be made from this job announcement for a position with the same title, series, grade(s), promotion potential, general job responsibilities and a duty location listed in this job announcement.

    The salaries listed above are the base salary and locality pay for the Rest of U.S. pay schedule at the GS-03, step 01 and the GS-04, step 10 levels. The General Schedule (GS) basic pay schedule varies by geographic locality. To view pay rates in a specific location visit the Office of Personnel Management pay tables at

    DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute.

    This is an Internship position in the Pathways Program. This is an Excepted Service appointment. The Pathways Internship Program offers candidates the opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job training and experience related to the Auditing career field. Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules.

    This is an Excepted Service appointment. Interns may be converted to a permanent or term (time-limited) position within 120 days of successful completion of the program. To be eligible for conversion, interns must: complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program; complete their degree or certificate requirements; meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted, which includes completion of 24 semester hours in accounting, 6 of which may be in business law; meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Pathways Participant Agreement; and perform their job successfully. Time spent under previous Internship Program appointments may count towards required work experience hours.

    Grades: This vacancy is announced at two grade levels and may be filled at either level. You must specify the grade(s) at which you wish to be considered. Otherwise, you will be considered only at the highest grade for which you qualify.

    Additional Vacancies: This announcement may be used to fill additional positions.

    Financial Management Certification: As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program. The FM Certification Program is a course based program consisting of three certification levels. Level 1 certification must normally be completed within two years of the selectee's employment start date.

    Background Investigation: All selectees will be subject to a personnel security investigation which must be favorably adjudicated for occupancy of a sensitive position and/or access to classified information. If you are selected for a critical/special sensitive position, you will be subject to a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). You must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level. You will be subject to a random counterintelligence scope polygraph.

    Drug Testing: If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing. If you are selected for a critical/special sensitive position, you will be placed in a drug testing designated position. You must pass a drug test before your assignment to such a position and you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your assignment.

    Mobility Agreement: All DCAA auditors must sign a mobility agreement.

    Veterans Preference: For more information on veterans' preference go to:

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

    Initial Probationary Period: The entire period served under the Pathways Program is the initial trial period.

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

    • Audit Reporting
    • Computer Skills
    • Reading
    • Reasoning

    Your results on these assessments will place you in one of three categories:

    Best Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates a high level of proficiency in the job related competencies based on the answers to the assessments.
    Highly Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates proficiency in some of the job-related competencies based on the answers to the assessments.
    Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualifications.

    Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on closing date of this announcement.

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    Drug test required Yes

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