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

Job Title:DON PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (MACHINIST HELPER)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Job Announcement Number:SW33401-05-986550MR687633P

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$17.40 to $25.80 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, December 06, 2013 to Monday, December 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-3401-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Internships

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Albany, GA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Individuals currently accepted for enrollment or are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution (high school; 4-year college/university; community college; junior college; professional, technical, vocational, or trade school)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Nonsensitive

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This is a Department of the Navy Pathways Internship Program Opportunity and is located in the Trades Division, Marine Depot Maintenance Command (MDMC), Albany, Georgia.

 

 

This position has promotion potential to the WG-10 grade level. If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Must sign an Internship Program Participant Agreement.
  • Must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled in school at least half-time.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • The entire period served under the Pathways program is a trial period.

DUTIES:

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Major Duties:

 

·       Assist in the planning and lay out of machining work to manufacture items for raw stock, castings, forgings, weldments, other fabrications or parts using machine tools.

 

·       Assist Journeyman in the operation of numerical control machinist after first run of program, requiring extensive manual input and minor debugging.

 

·       Learn how to select machine tools and attachments.

 

·       Assist in making conventional parts and items from raw stock of metal, alloys and other materials.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient education to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your education.

 

Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at:  http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp.

 

Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying.  Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

 

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job.  Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is:  Reliability and Dependability.

 

This position has a Selective Placement Factor (screen-out) which will also be used to determine minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants not possessing this Selective Placement Factor will be found ineligible for this position. The Selective Placement Factor is either accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in Machine Tool Technology Program or Advanced Machine Tool Certificate Program. 

 

ELIGIBILITY:

You are eligible if you are currently accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.

 

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.   To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Occupational Questionnaire

 

PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION:

·       Interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) within 120 days of successful completion of the program.

·       To be eligible for conversion, Interns must:

o   Be a United States Citizen

o   Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program

o   Complete their degree or certificate requirements

o   Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted

o   Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant’s Agreement, and

o   Perform their job successfully.

·       Agencies may waive up to 320 of the required 640 hours of work for Interns who demonstrate high potential as evidenced by outstanding academic achievement and exceptional job performance.

·       In addition, students working in agencies through third-party intern providers may count up to 320 of the hours they work toward the 640 hour requirement.

·       Time spent under previous Internship Program appointments may count towards required work experience hours.

 


QUALIFYING EDUCATION:

1) A high school whose curriculum has been  approved by a State or local governing body, or a home-school curriculum that has been approved by such a body or a State; and

2) Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:

  (i) A technical or vocational school;

  (ii) A 2-year or 4-year college or university;

  (iii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or

  (iv) A home-school curriculum

 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements, if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying.  For further information, please visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

REQUIREMENTS:  

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

 

Individuals must be currently accepted or enrolled in a qualifying educational institution in Webster County, Sumter County, Crisp County, Randolph County, Terrell County, Lee County, Worth County, Turner County, Clay County, Calhoun County, Dougherty County, Tift County, Early County, Baker County, Miller County, Mitchell County, Colquitt County or be a student in a qualifying educational institution residing in Webster County, Sumter County, Crisp County, Randolph County, Terrell County, Lee County, Worth County, Turner County, Clay County, Calhoun County, Dougherty County, Tift County, Early County, Baker County, Miller County, Mitchell County, Colquitt County.  This requirement does not apply to preference eligible veterans.  If veterans living outside of the designated area are selected for this position, they must continue to meet Pathways eligibility requirements of enrollment in an educational institution.  

 

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report any of the scheduled appointment.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume, responses to the Occupational Questionnaire and your supporting documentation.

 

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies in the job elements listed below. You should include sufficient information in your resume/application that demonstrates your experience in the following:

 

1. Reliability and dependability – Screen-Out

2. Shop Aptitude and Interest

3. Ability to follow directions in a shop and to work as a member of a team.

4. Dexterity and safety

 

 

NOTE: If it is determined that you have rated yourself higher than is supported in your description of experience and/or education as described in your resume/application package, or that your resume or application package is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be lowered.

 


BENEFITS:

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.



OTHER INFORMATION:

May be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent competitive service position. 

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

 

Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

 

Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.

 

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

 

A pre-appointment physical examination is required

 

The employee may be required to work overtime.

 

The employee may be required tro work overtime on an emergency basis.

 

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

 

Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

 

Veteran’s Preference Information:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire

- Transcripts/Proof of Enrollment

- Veterans’ Preference Documents

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and print out the applicant checklist.  The applicant checklist will assist you in determining what documents you need submit. 

 

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday, December 16, 2013.  Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.

 

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed.


If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account:  https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  

 

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicationInfo_HowtoApplyviaFax.pdf. 

 

This Vacancy ID is 986550.

 

** It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary for each individual.  We recommend that you print a copy of this application checklist for reference while completing your application package.  The link to the applicant checklist below will assist you in determining which documents you need to submit for this vacancy: 

Application Checklist-External

 

Please read and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.  Missing application information will not be requested.

 

Failure to submit a complete application package (Current resume, assessment questionnaire and applicable required documents, as noted in applicant checklist) may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: (858)577-5723
Email: DONEIC@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
Navy OCHR San Diego Ops Center
6300 Miramar Way
San Diego, CA
92145-2015
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the occupational questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. 

 

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.   Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration.  If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

 

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/NotificationSettings.aspx


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Job Announcement Number:

SW33401-05-986550MR687633P

Control Number:

356922500