Job Title:Student Trainee (Administrative Support), GS-399-4
Department:Department Of Education
Agency:Office of Management
Job Announcement Number:OM-2013-0009
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Monday, December 31, 2012 to
Monday, January 07, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Flexible work schedule -
Excepted Service Appointment. Not-to-exceed one year but may be extended.|
|1 vacancy in the following location(s):|
Washington, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is part of the Pathways Intern Program and is open to current students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a qualifying educational program and enrolled at least half-time.
One or more vacancies may be filled from this announcement.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is looking for the best and brightest to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. If you are a highly-motivated, creative individual who would like to work for an agency that establishes policies on federal financial aid for education, distributes as well as monitors those funds; collects data on America's schools and disseminates research; focuses national attention on key educational issues; and prohibits discrimination and ensures equal access to education, ED is the place for you!
The Department of Education, Office of Management is looking for qualified students to perform administrative support.
- Must be enrolled at least half time at a qualified education institution
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Must complete a background investigation
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Student Trainee you will:
- receive and distribute mail and compose replies to routine correspondence;
- greet visitors and receive calls;
- establish and maintain files;
- use a personal computer to produce a wide variety of documents;
- compiles information from program documents to prepare letters and reports.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Completion of 2 academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree
The required education must lead to a bachelor's degree with specialization in or directly related to the field in which the student trainees will receive training on the job. The degree of specialization in this field must satisfy on graduation the specific educational requirements in the qualification standard for the corresponding two-grade interval positions.
For full qualifications go to: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/index.asp
Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.
For 5-point veterans’ preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., copy of military orders, campaign documents as: or expeditionary award citation, etc.) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
For 10-point veterans’ preference, you must submit a SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference and all other required documentation. Click here for the form http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf.
Applicants must be current students and individuals accepted for enrollment in a qualifying educational program.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are best qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications requirements will be referred to the selecting official. If there are qualified preference eligible veterans, they will be referred first for consideration.
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HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications submitted via EdHIRES must be received before midnight eastern time on the closing date of the announcement. No extensions will be granted. If you fail to submit a COMPLETE on-line resume, you WILL NOT be considered for this position. If applying on-line poses a hardship to any applicant, the Servicing Personnel Office listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted on-line by the closing date. Applicants MUST CONTACT the Servicing Human Resources Office PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE to speak to someone who can provide assistance for on-line submission. Requests for extensions will not be granted.
You should make a fair and accurate assessment of your qualifications.
ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.
The following documents are required if you are applying for this position. All documents may not apply to all applicants. You should only submit those that apply to you.
- Schedule A Certificate/Letter – Official document authenticating special hiring authority due to a disability. (if applicable)
- Department of Defense Form DD-214 – Official document verifying creditable military service. (if applicable)
- Standard Form 15 – Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, to adjudicate individuals' claims for veterans' preference. (if applicable)
- Veterans Administration Letter – Official document verifying total compensable disability based on military service. (if applicable)
- College Transcripts -Required from all applicants.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. Qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews.