Student Trainee (Administration), ZS-0399-02 (PATH)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 21, 2019
Closes
Mar 21, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a suitable for Federal employment.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
  • Must sign a Pathways Programs Participant Agreement.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment
    • A one year trial period may be required.
    • Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

    Security Clearance: You must be able to obtain and maintain a Low Risk Security Clearance.

    Definition of Student:  Student is defined as an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, or certificate) in a qualifying academic institution, on a half or full-time basis.  Half-time is defined by the educational institution in which the student is enrolled.  Students do not have to be in actual physical attendance in school, online curriculums are acceptable as long as the school is accredited by the Department of Education:  

    COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT:  Applicants must submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses, course title, and number of credit hours.  You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process, but an official certified copy must be received before you can report to duty.

    Proof of Enrollment:  A letter from an educational institution indicating acceptance may be used as proof of enrollment for those students who are continuing studies at a new college or university.  An official transcript will be required before you can report to duty. 

    Employment Requirements

    • Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.  The position may require a background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter.   A favorable adjudication of the background investigation is a condition of employment.
    • If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on you entry-on-duty-date will be verified through the DHS “E-VERIFY” system.  Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.  Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment. 
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice via Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. 

    If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.   Additional information can be found here:  https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards.  This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/final-groupcoveragequalificationstandardforpathwaysprogramschedule-20d.pdf

    To qualify at the ZS-2 level:

    EDUCATION: Completion of 1 full academic year of post-high school study.

    OR

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Six months of general experience defined as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.

    OR

    COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A qualifying combination of education and experience as described above.

    All academic degrees or course work must be completed in an educational institution that has obtained accreditation from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx.

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

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

    Your resume, supporting documents and responses to the online questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you meet eligibility and minimum qualification requirements. Veterans’ preference applies to all selections made under the Pathways authority in accordance with CFR, Part 302. 


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    Drug test required No


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