Student Trainee (Administrative), (Not to Exceed 89 days) GS-0399-02/03/04/05

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 04, 2019
Closes
Mar 04, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a student in a degree or certificate-seeking program.
  • You must be taking at least a half-time course load.
  • You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • You must type 40 words per minute with no more than three errors.
  • Background investigation
  • US citizenship.
    • Veteran’s preference rules will be applied in filling these positions.
    • When you apply for a summer position, you are not applying for one specific position.
    • This vacancy announcement will be used to select multiple interns to work at the National Science Foundation.
    • Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled and taking at least a half-time course load in an accredited academic institution and maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.  Proof of current enrollment, current transcripts, and GPA MUST be included in your application package.
    • To be considered for other Intern positions at NSF, you must re-apply each time a new announcement is posted.
    • This position is temporary and will not to exceed 89 days. Appointments may be extended for up to one year. Students who are unable to work during the school year may, with supervisory approval, be placed on LWOP to return during the winter holiday, if they remain eligible under Pathways
    • Appointments made under this announcement are not eligible for a non-competitive conversion to a permanent or term position in the Competitive Service.
    • Interns will be required to sign a Pathways Programs Participant Agreement prior to appointment.


    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.

    All online applicants must provide a valid email address.  If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

    This position is in the bargaining unit.

    • You must be able to type at least 40 words per minute with no more than three errors.

    • To apply for the GS-2 level ($12.98 per hour) job, you must have 3 months of full-time clerical experience OR have graduated from high school (e.g., freshmen year of college).

    • To apply for the GS-3 level ($14.16 per hour) job, you must have 6 months of full-time clerical experience OR 1 year of education above the high school (e.g., be going into your sophomore year of college).

    • To apply for the GS-4 level ($15.89 per hour) job, you must have 1 year of full-time clerical experience OR 2 years of education above high school (e.g., be going into your junior year of college).

    • To apply for the GS-5 level ($17.78 per hour) job, you must have 1 year of full-time experience at the GS-4 level OR successfully completed 4 full years of education above the high school level (e.g., going into your 5th year of college or graduated with a Bachelor's degree and enrolled in a Master's program).

    • A combination of education and experience can also be used to qualify for all levels.

    Applicant qualifications will be assessed based on the level of completed education and relevant work experience at the closing date of the announcement. Category rating procedures will be used to rank and select eligibles.  Based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire, you will be assigned a score.  Your score will determine in which of three categories you will be placed:  Excellent, Very Good, or Good.  Under this process, veterans will be assigned to the appropriate category (without additional preference points) and then placed at the top of their category.  

    Veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the highest quality category.

    The information contained in your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire to determine the degree to which you meet the competencies required of this position. Please ensure you answer all questions accurately. Your responses are subject to verification. In support of your responses provided in the Occupational Questionnaire, your resume should include verbiage that describes your experience relative to the position for which you are applying and provide examples that show the depth of knowledge, level of skill, or degree of ability you possess. If your application does not support your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire or your application is not complete, it may affect your evaluation or result in your name being removed from further consideration.

    Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) or CTAP must meet the agency definition of "well qualified." In NSF categories, this means at least “Very Good.”

    Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.

    This announcement is open to All US Citizens who meet citizenship and eligibility requirements.

    Federal Appropriations Law requires that Non-Citizens meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application. Non-citizens who do not provide the affidavit at the time of application will not be considered.

    This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Science Foundation.

    NSF has determined that all of its positions are eligible for telework. Work suitable for telework depends on job duties; therefore, employees must receive approval from their supervisor for telework and have a telework agreement in place. Entering into a telework agreement is voluntary.

    The Selected Candidate(s) may be subject to a background investigation.

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

    Applicant qualifications will be assessed based on the level of completed education and relevant work experience at the closing date of the announcement. Category rating procedures will be used to rank and select eligibles. Based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire, you will be assigned a score. Your score will determine in which of three categories you will be placed: Excellent, Very Good, or Good. Under this process, veterans will be assigned to the appropriate category (without additional preference points) and then placed at the top of their category.

    Veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the highest quality category.

    The information contained in your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire to determine the degree to which you meet the competencies required of this position. Please ensure you answer all questions accurately. Your responses are subject to verification. In support of your responses provided in the Occupational Questionnaire, your resume should include verbiage that describes your experience relative to the position for which you are applying and provide examples that show the depth of knowledge, level of skill, or degree of ability you possess. If your application does not support your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire or your application is not complete, it may affect your evaluation or result in your name being removed from further consideration.

    Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) or CTAP must meet the agency definition of "well qualified." In NSF categories, this means at least “Very Good.”
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    Drug test required No


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