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Job Title:Student Trainee

Department:Executive Office Of The President

Agency:Office of Management and Budget

Job Announcement Number:OMB-13-03-CMJ-IN

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$34,075.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 to Wednesday, February 20, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0399-05/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Internships

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

This position has an educational requirement and you must submit unofficial transcripts or a list of completed courses with the credit hours received in order to be considered.

Note:  This is a re-advertisement of OMB-13-01-CMJ-IN to recruit additional candidates.  If you applied to the original vacancy you will need to reapply to this vacancy in order to receive consideration.

 

The Pathways Internship Program is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions (ranging from high school to graduate school) with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful development work at the beginning of their career, before their careers paths are fully established.

The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of E-Government & Information Technology (E-Gov) is looking for an energetic self-starter interested in public policy.  The candidate will work directly with government personnel from OMB E-Gov on Federal IT reform efforts focused on eliminating waste and duplication within the $80 billion Federal IT portfolio.  For more information about OMB, visit:
http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a US citizen or national
  • Registered with the Selective Service, if a male born after 12-31-1959
  • Be at least 18 years old and obtain a favorable security determination
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID

DUTIES:

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The selected candidate for this position will perform the following duties:

• Analyze IT investment portfolio and program evaluation data.
• Create reports that summarize data to support IT program reviews, budgetary, and other Federal government decisions.
• Develop written and oral presentations summarizing results of analysis to various audiences.
• Manage the logistical components of various  Federal IT reform efforts.
• Other related responsibilities, as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position.  The qualification requirements are in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards.

 

GS-05: Bachelor's or equivalent degree or at least one year specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal Service that included conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis; and preparing results to used by experienced personnel or a combination of the required experience and education for this grade level.

GS-07: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate-level education or at least one year specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal Service that included conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis; preparing and presenting results; and managing the logistics of various activities or a combination of the required experience and education for this grade level.

OR

SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled. S.A.A. is based on (1) Class standing-applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class, based on completed courses or (2) Grade-Point Average-applicants must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum or (3) Election to membership in a National Scholastic Honor Society membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision.

 

NOTE:  Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if the applicant can show that the foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States.

Additional qualifications/requirements:

• Strong critical thinking, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and writing skills.
• Understanding of and ability to communicate basic statistical and/or economic concepts.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing deadlines and tasks.
• Documentation and organizational skills; must be detail-oriented.


Please see "Qualifications Required" for requirements of the position.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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.


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/508/Benefits#icc

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

If selected, you will be required to sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.Interns will work full-time during the summer and may work a flexible part-time work schedule during the school year (based on agency needs) while continuing their education.

 

You will be in a trial period throughout your entire Pathways Internship appointment. If selected by management, you are required to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) to determine your suitability for federal employment and to authorize a background investigation.


This is an Excepted Service appointment.  As a part of the Pathways Internship Program, the appointment may be extended until the selectee's educational program requirements have been completed. You may be converted, without a break in service to a term (time-limited) or permanent appointment upon graduation and completion of program requirements but there is no guarantee.

Career Transition Program: The provisions of the Reemployment Priority List (RPL), Career Transition Assistance (CTAP) Program and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) do not apply to the initial appointment or conversions of Pathways Programs participants to the competitive service.


Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Statement:  http://www.usajobs.gov/eeo

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement:  http://www.usajobs.gov/raps

Legal and Regulatory Guidance:  http://www.usajobs.gov/lrg

Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin your online application, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register or sign into Application Manager. Your application packet must include a completed Occupational Questionnaire, resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation.  To complete the Occupational Questionnaire, please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button.  Please see "Required Documents" section below for additional information.  All application materials must be submitted by 11:59pm EDT on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

 

If you are unable to submit all of your documentation electronically, you may complete the cover page provided at:  http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf.  Use the following Vacancy Identification Number: 832653 in the first block of the form and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.  BE SURE THE VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER IS USED ON THE COVER SHEET OR YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL NOT BE DELIVERED.

 

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire:  View Occupational Questionnaire: and
2. Print and complete the fax cover page (as mentioned above): and,
3. Print the 1203FX form to provide your responses to the assessment questionnaire:  http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf, and
4. Use the completed cover page to fax to submit the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

Note:  To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/.

 

It is applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veteran's documentation, completed assessment, and SF-50's) is received and accurate.  Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application. If a document is not in legible format, applicant will not be able to view it in Application Manager which means  applicant must again upload or fax the documentation by the closing date of this announcement.

Application packages will NOT be accepted via mail. Due to security processes, mail delivery takes approximately 2-3 weeks to process at which time the vacancy announcement will be closed and no further consideration will be given to additional application packages.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume which MUST include the following information: announcement number and job title for which you are applying; beginning and ending dates (mo/yr) for paid or non-paid work experience; and average number of hours worked per week.
  • Education - You must provide a copy of your college transcript or an appropriate list of completed courses with the credit hours received. The transcript may be unofficial or photocopy at time of application, but MUST provide the original if selected.
  • Completed Occupational Questionnaire
  • Veteran's Preference MUST provide the following: DD-214 (member copy 4) showing dates served, discharge type, and campaign badges or expeditionary medals earned and VA Disability Award Letter displaying the percentage awarded.  If you do not supply the required documentation to verify your eligibility you will not receive proper credit for preference. For additional details visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/index.aspx

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

EOP - OA Client Services
Phone: (202)395-1088
Email: EOPJOBS@OA.EOP.GOV
Agency Information:
Executive Office of the President
725 17th Street NW
Washington , DC
20503

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check your application status by logging into your USAJOBS account. Within two weeks of the closing date, your application will be reviewed and rated. Ratings will be determined based on the documents and information received by the closing date. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. If you are selected for an interview, the hiring manager will contact you directly. Once a hiring decision is made, we will notify all applicants of their final status.

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Job Announcement Number:

OMB-13-03-CMJ-IN

Control Number:

336523100