Student Trainee (Economics)
Occasional travel - Some travel is required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
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For GS-5: You must have one year of specialized experience which is defined as experience in assisting with analysis on teams conducting research on electricity issues.
For GS-7: You must have one year of specialized experience which is defined as experience in applying electricity concepts, principles, and practices to the regulation of the electricity industry.
**Each grade is listed at its full performance level.**
Full performance GS-05 is the GS-05.
Full performance GS-07 is the GS-07
Education may be substituted to meet the specialized experience.
Education which may be substituted to meet the requirements for the GS-5 is 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree.
Education which may be substituted to meet the requirements for the GS-7 is one full year of graduate level education or Superior Academic Achievement.
Graduate Education is education at the graduate level in an accredited college or university. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.
Superior Academic Achievement is based on class standing, grade-point average or membership in a scholastic national honor society.
At time of appointment candidates must meet the qualification requirements.
Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-seeking Economics program in an accredited college or university for summer or fall semester 2019.
You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your resume will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. The materials you send with your resume will not be returned. If you are selected at a grade lower than the highest shown in this listing, you will be placed under a career development plan and can be non-competitively promoted when you successfully complete the requirements for the higher grade. Relocation expenses will not be paid.
**Telework is NOT authorized for this position. Incumbent will be required to physically report to FERC Headquaters in Washington, DC.
It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual’s employment experience will be used only to determine the person’s qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual’s personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. Please use the following link for additional information: Mythbusters of Federal Hiring
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE TRANSCRIPTS IN ORDER FOR COURSEWORK TO BE VERIFIED; FAILURE TO INCLUDE TRANSCRIPTS WILL RESULT IN CANDIDATES NOT BEING CONSIDERED; TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION.
*SELF-PREPARED TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
We will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. Your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies. The ideal candidate will possess the following:
- Ability to interpret policy/regulations and apply them to analyses of specific issues arising in the regulation of the energy industry or on policies affecting the energy industry.
- Ability to review and analyze data and documents on matters related to the energy industry.
- Ability to manage large datasets and conduct analysis using statistical software.
- Ability to interpret policies and regulations.
- Ability to effectively communicate technical information orally and in writing.
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