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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Student Temporary Employment (SUMMER HIRE)

Department:Judicial Branch

Agency:Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts

Job Announcement Number:13-OCA-884671

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$9.77 to $20.15 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 to Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

AD-0303-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Summer NTE 09/30/2013

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
San Antonio, TX United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

The announcement is open to applicants who currently live in the San Antonio, Texas metropolitan or commuting area.

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Administrative Office (AO), an agency of the Judicial Branch of the Federal government, is committed to serving and supporting the Federal court system of the United States.  The AO provides a broad range of legislative, legal, financial, technology, management, administrative and program support services to the Federal courts.   

 

OPPORTUNITY : This opportunity is intended to provide temporary employment to meet specific workload demands of the agency. It also enables students to earn money while continuing their academic course work. Students will be appointed on a temporary basis with the duration not to exceed September 30, 2013. In addition, the students selected must be on board as soon as possible, but no later than June 3, 2013. 

The AO is committed to attracting the best and brightest applicants in our support of the Third Branch of government. We take pride in serving the Judicial Branch and supporting its mission to provide equal justice under law.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Relatives of current Federal Judicial branch employees are not eligible.
  • Selectees must be currently enrolled in an accredited program.
  • Selectee must favorably complete a background investigation.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • All requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

DUTIES:

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The Central Violations Bureau (CVB) is a Branch of the District Court Administration Division, Office of Court Administration located in San Antonio, Texas. The CVB processes Federal violation notices issued to defendants by Federal law enforcement officers and provides support services for U.S. magistrate judges, clerk’s office staff and Federal law enforcement agencies nationwide. The CVB also assists Federal law enforcement agencies with technical support of electronic access to the CVB data base.


Primary responsibilities of this position are data entry.

The incumbent’s duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Performing data entry of violation notices and fines received from issuing agencies and other payments into an automated case-tracking and processing system;
  2. Using automation to perform functions such as: typing/keyboarding; coding, entering, and transcribing data;
  3. Interacting with internal staff to exchange information or discuss status of routine issues;
  4. Operating office machines such as office copying and fax machines; and
  5. Performing routine, miscellaneous clerical work as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Basic Qualification Requirements: Qualifications for AO student temporary employment are closely related to the criteria established for executive branch positions by the Office of Personnel Management. Student temporary positions are classified and paid under a broad-banded system. Salary is set commensurate with educational background and experience.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student in either an undergraduate or graduate level program.
  • Applicants must have completed at least one year of undergraduate education beyond high school.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

 

Additional Qualification Requirements: In addition to meeting the BASIC QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS, applicants must also:

  • Self-certify typing ability of 40 words per minute with three or fewer errors.
  • Have the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Have very strong communication and reading skills and be detailed oriented.
  • Have a working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, or WordPerfect.
  • Have excellent writing, reading and interpersonal skills, and be able to organize a variety of assignments simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.

School Affiliation: All students must be enrolled in an accredited school, and must be working toward a degree, diploma, certificate, etc. on a full or part-time basis. Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited educational institution in the United States. Transcripts are required to apply for this position.


 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on any application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for nonselection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  2. All information is subject to verification.
  3. Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment during the pre-employment process.
  4. Selection for this position is contingent upon proof of U.S. citizenship or, for noncitizens, proof of authorization to work in the United States plus proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information and guidance on the employment of non-citizens can be found at: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/NonCitizensEmployment#icc. For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, available at http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf
  5. If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all selectees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.  Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action.  In addition, if selected, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time.
  6. All new employees of the AO must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  7. If selected for first-time appointment to the Federal government, you may be required to serve a trial period.  Failure to complete successfully the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  8. If selected for a supervisory or managerial position, you may be required to serve a probationary period.  Failure to complete successfully the probationary period can result in return to a position comparable to the one held immediately before supervisory assignment, or, if you were not a Federal employee before the assignment, then you may be moved to a position one level below the supervisory position.  An employee serving a trial period may be removed from employment under provisions of the AO's trial period policy.
  9. If this position is temporary, management may have the discretion of converting this position to a permanent position depending upon funding and staffing allocation.
  10. Relocation expenses may be provided, but only if specifically authorized by the Director of the AO.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job.  If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, we will evaluate your application package, to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the requirements listed in this vacancy announcement.

 

You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification.  If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you, withdrawing an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.


BENEFITS:

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The AO offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.   The Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building in Washington , DC has an on-site fitness center, health unit, credit union, day care center, and cafeteria.  Located in the Capitol Hill area next to Union Station, the AO is accessible by public transportation, including Metro and the MARC and VRE commuter trains.   As an AO employee, you may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs:  http://www.uscourts.gov/uscourts/Careers/aopd/AO_Benefits.pdf



OTHER INFORMATION:

The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:

 

  1. Your Resume
  2. Your Transcript
  3. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
  4. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

 

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

 

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 to receive consideration.
 

  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. 


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents and/or information are required: 

 

  • Resume - Any written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications.
  • Transcript
  • Citizenship - Include country of citizenship on resume.  
  • Veterans Preference Documentation - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214), if applicable Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (SF-15) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying to the veteran's present receipt of compensation. 

 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, fax, mail or by hand-delivery.   Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number, and country of citizenship.   

 

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

 

NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

 

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

  1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 884671.
  2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

 

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Kymberli Camber
Phone: (210)301-6303
Email: KYMBERLI_CAMBER@AOTX.USCOURTS.GOV
Agency Information:
Administrative Office of the US Courts
AO Personnel Division
One Columbus Circle NE
Suite G-200
Washington, DC
20544
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and referral to the hiring official if determined qualified.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

 

Instructions for completing the OPM Form 1203-FX (Also referred to as the C Form)

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Questionnaire method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire.  You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions.  You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions.  Be sure to double check your application before submission.


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Job Announcement Number:

13-OCA-884671

Control Number:

342689700