Job Title:Student Trainee (Biological Science Aid/Technician), GS-0499-2/3/4 (JW-DEU)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Bureau of Reclamation
Job Announcement Number:BR-DO-2013-005
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|$10.95 to $17.43 / Per Hour|
|Tuesday, January 15, 2013 to Tuesday, February 05, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-Time - Temporary Not-To-Exceed. Typically aapointment spans May to August.|
|MANY vacancies -
Socorro, NM, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|All qualified United States Citizens and United States Nationals who meet the eligibility requirements for the Pathways Internship Program as described below.|
Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States. Visit: http://www.usbr.gov.
View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/.
These positions are being filled under the Pathways Internship Program which is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore federal careers while still in school.
In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Internship Program:
--you must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on a full- or half-time basis as defined by the school (certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum); and
--enrollment is with a qualifying educational institution such as a high school or state-approved home school; or accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school): or a post-secondary home school curriculum.
--students currently enrolled must be in good academic standing maintaining a 2.0 grade point average on a cumulative basis.
These are temporary internship not-to-exceed opportunites to complete project work that's temporary in nature. The appointments are not-to-exceed 1039 hours OR when project work is complete.
Reclamation is seeking temporary employees looking for an opportunity to expand his/her experience in the biological field. You can make a difference in the West by assisting professional biologists and performing simple and repetitive tasks relating to biological and natural resources sciences.
Would you enjoy identifying and/or recording data concerning on-site investigations? Responsibilities include participating in various aspects of long-term studies of the Southwestern willow flycatcher and yellow-billed cuckoo; habitat inventory and mapping; from May through August.
LOCATION: Work is conducted in the field, located in New Mexico, for the Technical Service Center; Water Resources Plan & Operations Division; Fisheries and Wildlife Resources Group; Ecological Support, Denver Co Office.
You can apply to all grades for which you are qualified. Promotions to the next grade/salary level are not applicable to these positions.
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Housing is at the discretion of the individual, and will not be provided by Reclamation.
- U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National;
- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
- You must submit a resume and supporting documentation; (See How to Apply)
- You must meet all requirements for the PATHWAYS INTERN PROGRAM;
- TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED to verify education requirements;
- For veterans consideration, submit document(s) under Required documents.