PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM - Student Trainee \n(IT Specialist)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 31, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Pathways Internship Program serves as one of' the agency's succession planning programs intended to assist in the need for leadership continuity by employing outstanding students that an: enrolled in a major that leads to a bachelor's degree in Science. Technology. Engineering, or Math (STEM). The Program provides students in accredited colleges and universities. with paid opportunities to explore federal careers while completing their education.

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Responsibilities

We arc looking for highly motivated student interns with an expected graduation beyond May 2021. to
serve as a student trainee within the Information Technology, AIT Organization. FAA Headquarters in Washington, DC, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, or The William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, NJ.

As a student trainee. the incumbent will work with other professionals from various disciplines such as IT Specialist, computer science, program analyst, etc. The incumbent will possess knowledge of basic project management techniques involving managing information technology projects to provide a
unique service or product.

Assignments will include working with other professionals on the following:

• Determining appropriate products or services with clients or customers to define project scope, requirements. and deliverables.
• Developing, modifying, or providing input to project plans.
• Implementing project plans to meet objectives.
• Coordinating and integrating project activities.
• Monitoring project activities and resources to mitigate risk
• Implementing or maintaining quality assurance processes.
• Making improvements, solving problems. or taking corrective action when problems arise.
• Participating in phase, milestone, and final project reviews.
• identifying project documentation requirements or procedures.
• Developing and implementing product release plans.

Other features of the Pathways Internship Program

APPOINTMENT - If selected, your appointment may not exceed a total of 120 days after graduation.

AGREEMENT : All participants must sign a written Pathways Internship Agreement with the FAA that clearly identifies expectations of the appointment such as duties, length of appointment, work schedule, training, mentorship, etc.

CONVERSION : Although it is not guaranteed, an intern may be converted from the Internship program to a permanent excepted service position without further competition after successful completion of the educational program (awarding of degree), completion of a minimum of 640 hours of career- related work, required training, mentorship, and other requirements in accordance with the intern's participant agreement.

TERMINATION : Participation in this program may be terminated at any time.

TRANSCRIPTS : MUST BE SUBMITTED. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR TRANSCRIPTS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL NOT BE GIVEN FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

HOUSING : HOUSING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED
  • YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED IF TRANSCRIPTS ARE NOT RECEIVED
  • HOUSING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT
  • THERE IS NO GUARANTEE FOR PERMANENT CONVERSION UNDER THE PATHWAYS PROGRAM


Qualifications

Qualifying Educational Institution is any high school, home school, technical, vocational, associate, bachelor, graduate or professional school curriculum that has been approved by a State or local governing body, and/or accredited body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.

To view the complete qualification standard, applicants should reference - U.S. Office of Personnel Management the Individual Occupational Requirements for Information Technology (IT) Management Series, 2210:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

Degree Requirement: course of study leading to a degree.

This position has a positive education requirement. YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF CONSIDERATION. If you cannot upload your transcripts to your application, please fax a copy to 609-485-8995 to the attention of Monique Heriegel and reference the announcement number on the FAX. IF SELECTED, OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT. If you do not have an official transcript (original with a raised seal) you should request it today. Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website:

www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

To qualify for the FV-C, completion of 1 full academic year of post -high school study.

Education

YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF CONSIDERATION. If you cannot upload your transcripts to your application, please fax a copy to the attention of Monique Heriegel and reference the announcement number on the FAX. IF SELECTED, OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT. If you do not have an official transcript (original with a raised seal) you should request it today. Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website:

www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Preview Job Questionnaire
Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

1. The ideal candidate will be in a program with a graduation date of May 2021 or later so as to meet the minimum 640 hours of career-related work should the hiring manager decide to convert you to a permanent excepted service position.

2. Resume - You are encouraged to use the USAJobs online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume. If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed.

3. All, some or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

4. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all external announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this external announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA. In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA in your work history, please include work history that describes how you meet the answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

5. Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

6. Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

7. TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED. If you do not submit your transcripts, your application will be incomplete and will not be given further consideration. If you cannot upload them, please fax to the attention of Monique Heriegel

8. Housing is the responsibility of the applicant.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR TRANSCRIPTS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 609-485-8995, to the attention of Monique Heriegel, ON OR BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.

If you are requesting consideration for any of the special hiring authorities, you must submit the following documentation:

30% or More Disabled Veteran Program: You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred), and supporting documentation as required by form SF-15 such as an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from branch of the Armed Forces certifying to the present existence of the veteran's service-connected disability.
Veterans' Recruitment Appointment: You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred). Applicants claiming 10-point preference must provide supporting documentation as

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

Forms:
  • SF-15 : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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