Student Trainee (Contract Specialist), CG-1199-07

Washington D.C.
Mar 27, 2019
Mar 27, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Applicants must be able to work at least a part-time schedule throughout the academic year.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) required.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

To qualify for this program, applicants must:  (1) be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree seeking program at a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis; (2) have a minimum  cumulative (overall) GPA of 2.50 out of 4.0; and (3) be in good academic standing.

Education requirements are established by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and must be met by the closing date of the announcement.  Below are the requirements by grade:

For CG-7: 1 full academic year of graduate education or law school or superior academic achievement (S.A.A.) (based on completed bachelor's degree)

Applicant must also have at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

Note: One full academic year of graduate/vocational/trade/technical/high school is the number of credit hours determined by the college/university/school.

S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership.

1.Class standing- Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.

2.Grade-point average (G.P.A.) - Applicants must have a grade-point average of:

a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or

b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.

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If selected, you may be required to serve a trial period.

The applicants selected will be offered an excepted service appointment without time limitation. After successful completion of the program requirements and based on FDIC’s needs, the selectees may be non-competitively converted to a Term or Permanent position based upon an evaluation of performance, completion of at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program.  However, service in the FDIC Internship Program confers no right to further employment in the competitive or excepted service.

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

Applicants must meet the qualifications as required below.  Applicants must be in good academic standing with at least a cumulative (overall) 2.5 GPA.  

Your application package will be reviewed to determine if you meet the eligibility and qualification requirements outlined in this announcement.  The application package must include all required supporting documents (on-line assessment questionnaire, resume, and transcripts).  If you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements and have submitted all required documents, your application package may be forwarded to the selecting official for further review and consideration based on FDIC’s needs.

Qualified applicants who are eligible for veterans’ preference will have selection priority.  

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Drug test required No

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