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Job Title:Grants and Program Support Intern (OA)

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Office of Justice Programs

Hiring Organization:Office of Jusitce Programs (OJP)

Job Announcement Number:JP-13-VOL

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$0.00 to $0.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 to Wednesday, March 19, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time - Temporary

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Student Program Eligibles

JOB SUMMARY:

Are you interested in working for a cutting edge agency with a mission to improve public safety and the fair administration of justice? If so, the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is seeking high performing individuals to serve as a Volunteer Grants and Program Support Intern. For more than 20 years, OJP has effectively provided leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, improving the criminal and juvenile justice systems, increasing knowledge about crime and related issues, and assisting crime victims. OJP continues to be the premier resource for the nation's criminal and juvenile justice communities. OJP's role is to work in partnership with the justice community to identify challenges confronting the justice system and to provide state-of-the-art information, training, funding, and innovative approaches and strategies for addressing those challenges.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=UTIUT.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Performs work related to the gathering and development of materials, and reporting of activities in support of the technical projects of an organization.

Performs office automation work requiring the use of software applications and computer equipment. Prepares correspondence, reports, technical documents, graphs/charts, forms, and other office support materials.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

I certify that I can type 40 words per minute. (Check the box if you possess this skill).

I am currently attending, or are enrolled to attend, classes on at least a half-time schedule as defined by your educational facility (and will be returning to at least a half-time schedule after the internship peirod concludes) and a copy of my college transcript is attached to this application. (Check the box if the preceding conditions are true).

MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifying experience includes one (1) year of general experience in clerical, office, or other work which indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position, or two (2) years of education above the high school level. Examples of general experience are performing reception duties, such as answering business calls and/or greeting visitors, providing information, and taking messages; performing general clerical duties, such as filing, typing, or maintaining straightforward records; or using common office machines or equipment such as personal computers, copying machines, or fax machines.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: The experience requirements level may be met by completion of two full years of full-time academic study in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college, or university.

COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post high school education and general experience may be used to meet the total experience requirements.

PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT: Applicant must be able to type 40 words per minute.


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STUDENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
- Must be at least 16 years old.
- Must be enrolled in or accepted to (with the intent to attend) an accredited technical, vocational, college or university, graduate or professional school; and carry at a minimum, a half-time course load as defined by the institution.
- Must be a United States citizen or national. If you are not a citizen, you may participate if you are legally admitted to the United States as a permanent resident, and are able to meet citizenship requirements prior to completion of your degree.
- Must be in good academic standing.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OJP offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave; holiday; telework; like insurance, health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

OJP has partnered with the Vida Fitness Center, which is conveniently located in the Verizon Center for your physical fitness needs. In addition, OJP offers on-site fitness centers at various DOJ locations within the downtown areas, most of which are located within walking distance. OJP also offers credit union services; ATM machine is located on-site. We also have a health unit and an on-site nurse for your usage and convenience.

OTHER INFORMATION:

While engaging in professional development and experiential learning activities, interns will have an opportunity to research and analyze statistical data that support project recommendations for grant services. Additionally, participants in the OJP Volunteer Intern program will engage in experiential learning and enrichment seminars hosted on a routine basis. The student enrichment seminars provide the interns with a broad breadth of understanding of the activities of the federal city (e.g. tours of the Supreme Court, Congress and other federal buildings/monuments); enhance familiarity with the Office of Justice Programs and other components within the Department of Justice; and educate them on OJP partner agencies. Activities will include lecture series, tours, conference participation and discussion groups on current topics related to criminal justice and public service. For more information on OJP, please refer to http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/.

Interested students will be given an opportunity (on the 'Applicant Information' screen) to select up to four (4) OJP organization(s) you wish to be considered. Descriptions of these organizations are found below.

Since this is an on-line application process, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Applications and supporting documentations (e.g., DD-214 and college transcripts) must be RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE of this announcement. To be referred for this position, you must be currently attending, or are enrolled to attend, classes on at least a half-time schedule as defined by your educational facility. A copy of your college transcript and resume must be submitted with your on-line application.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTIONS:

The Office of the Assistant Attorney General sets policy and priorities, coordinates the activities of the Bureaus and Offices, and ensures that OJP policies and programs reflect the priorities of the President, the Attorney General, and the Congress.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance supports law enforcement, courts, corrections, treatment, victim services, technology, and prevention initiatives that strengthen the nationâ⿬⿢s criminal justice system.

The Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistical information on crime, criminal offenders, crime victims, and criminal justice operations.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=UTIUT.

If you are unable to apply online, you may contact the employing office for alternate application procedures. Please email the Avue Help Desk at joeavue@avuetech.com.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Applicants submitting proof documents can electronically attach them, or scan and attach them, to the employment application. If this is not possible, copies of documents can be emailed to OJPApplicants@usdoj.gov or faxed to 253-573-9869, or mailed to the following address: Office of Justice Programs, c/o Avue Technologies Corporation, ATTN: Avue Enterprise Direct, 1145 Broadway Plaza, Suite 800, Tacoma, WA 98402. All faxed or mailed proof documents must be identified with applicant's name and vacancy announcement number.

Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Constance Jones
Phone: 2026168663
Fax: 2025143076
Email: Constance.Jones2@usdoj.gov
Agency Information:
US Department of Justice (DOJ)
810 7th Street NW
Room 3300
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20531
US
Fax: 2025143076

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days of the closing date for this announcement.

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Job Announcement Number:

JP-13-VOL

Control Number:

340096400