Job Overview

Summary

The United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General's (USPS OIG) mission is to provide reports to Postal Service Executives, the Board of Governors, and Congress to help the Postal Service maximize revenues (over $65 billion a year), minimize costs, and prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.

  

The USPS OIG is seeking students enrolled in college/university programs to fill our Student Cooperative position in the Mission Support, Logistics and Support Services located in Arlington, VA. The successful candidate will provide safety/environmental support to the Logistics & Support Services Team.  The position includes reviewing environmental documents interpreting architectural/engineering drawings, and providing data management support.  The Student Cooperative Program is available for continuous employment throughout the year, while in school.

 

Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and/or the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, September 27, 2013 will be considered.

 

The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.

 

This position is being advertised at the Administrative Band level. The salary range for this position is $13-$17/hour. Locality Pay is authorized. 

Duties

Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon area of assignment. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

The employee performs specialized administrative duties with continuing responsibility for projects, questions, or problems that arise in the area of assignment/curriculum. Each assignment typically consists of a series of related actions or decisions prior to final completion.

 

  • Assists in supporting facility safety management-environmental plans, programs, and projects.  Serves as an administrative point of contact to the OIG Headquarters and field offices on environmental issues that may involve the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); for federal, state and local notification of air and water quality construction, toxic and hazardous waste permits and other quality construction, and other environmental projects.
  • Addresses a wide variety of problems or situations common to the segment of the program or function to which the employee is assigned. Decisions or recommendations are based on the development and evaluation of information that comes from various sources.
  • Identifies and studies factors or conditions and determines their interrelationships as appropriate to the defined area of work.
  • Takes or recommends actions that are consistent with the objectives and requirements of the environmental and construction management program or functions.
  • Recognizes the dimensions of the problems involved in both environmental and construction safety, collects the necessary information, establishes the facts, and takes or recommends action based upon application or interpretation of established guidelines.
  • Performs various administrative and miscellaneous clerical work in support of area of assignment/curriculum related to environmental and safety management.