Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service
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WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Student Employment Eligibles
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6, National Wildlife Refuge System, is recruiting students to participate in the Department of the Interior Internship Program.
The Department of the Interior Internship Program (Pathways) is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program and meet all applicable internship program requirements may be eligible for conversion to a term or permanent job in the civil service. Please note that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee the intern will be converted.
To be eligible, applicants must be students enrolled or accepted for enrollment at least half-time in an accredited educational institution (i.e., high school/college/university/vocational school) for the summer or fall of 2013 and be in good academic standing.
These are full-time temporary summer appointments not to exceed one year, but may be extended. Students will work primarily during the summer months of May through August 2013. Incumbents may be terminated or placed on an intermittent work schedule (no pre-scheduled tour of duty) at any time.
Positions filled from this vacancy announcement are part of the Department of the Interior Internship Program.
These positions are to be filled as Student Trainees (Biological Science Support) at the following locations:
Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, Roy, Montana
Red Rocks Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Lima, Montana
Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Kenmare, North Dakota
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine, Nebraska
Waubay National Wildlife Refuge, Waubay, South Dakota
You are limited to choosing a maximum of 3 locations.
All duty locations are considered remote and provide government quarters for a fee (bunkhouses and/or camper trailers); however, pets and family are not allowed.
These positions may be filled at the GS-02 or GS-03 level
GS-02 - $22,851 to $28,758 per year ($10.95 per hour to $13.78 per hour)
GS-03 - $24,933 to $32,412 per year ($11.95 per hour to $15.30 per hour)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuge System policy requires that employees who operate motorized vehicles be at least 18 years old and possess a valid state issued driver's license.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be authorized for this position.
- U.S. citizenship required
- Background Investigation required
- Must be a student as defined in this vacancy announcement
- Requires Pathways Participant Agreement