Job Title:Human Resources Trainee (DOJ Pathways Intern)
Department:Department Of Justice
Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions
Hiring Organization:The Criminal Division
Job Announcement Number:14-CRM-PATH-003
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, March 10, 2014 to
Friday, March 14, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Multiple Schedules -
|6 vacancies in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Individuals currently accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying educational institution in the local commuting area on a full or half-time basis.|
This is an excepted service appointment under the DOJ Pathways Internship Program. After successful completion of the program requirements, the individual may at agency discretion be converted to a Term or Permanent appointment. An Intern converted to a term appointment may be subsequently converted non-competitively into a permanent competitive service position before the term expires.
This position is located in the Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Office of Administration (ADM). The Criminal Division is one of seven litigating Divisions in DOJ which investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance in sensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international federal, state, and local law enforcement matters.
ADM provides overall support to the Criminal Divisions Sections and Offices in the following areas: management support services and personnel management; facilities and security management (including classified information, physical security, emergency procedures, personnel security, computer security, security awareness, contractor security, watch officers, and operational security); telecommunications; budget planning and preparation and the Government Performance Results Act implementation; budget execution and fiscal and procurement services; automated litigation and records management; management of the information system that supports the Criminal Divisions litigation efforts in field offices domestically and abroad; correspondence management; and training. http://www.justice.gov/criminal/about/admin.html
- You must be a United States citizen to qualify for this position.
- You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
- You may be required to take a drug test.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for the Selective Service.
- Academic Enrollment: See Qualifications Section.
DUTIES:Back to top
A Human Resources Trainee (DOJ Pathways Intern):
- Assists HR Specialists in determining the proper source of recruitment for a variety of technical, administrative, and clerical positions.
- Assists in establishing and maintaining recruitment files for various federal occupational series and grade levels, including lists of eligible and qualified applicants for positions.
- Works with more senior personnel in reviewing and troubleshooting conflicting, incomplete, or problem on-line records from automated human resources information systems, such as personnel action rejects. Locates errors and takes appropriate action to ensure accuracy of the database and resolution of the problem.
- Enters personnel/pay actions into the system. Accesses a variety of remote entry systems through the system and processes automated personnel/pay actions for permanent and temporary employees.
- Participates in formal and informal on-the-job training, working with the supervisor and HR employees in various tasks and processes to develop knowledge, skills, and capabilities in the HR processing and pay system, classification and position management, staffing and recruitment, federal pay, and employee records.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To be eligible for this internship position ALL of the following requirements must be met:
- Academic Enrollment: You must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school (go to www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ to verify accreditation status). Individuals who are enrolled must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course load leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. "Half-time" is defined by the school in which the student is enrolled.
- Good Academic Standing: Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
- Qualification Requirements: Applicants must meet the minmimum qualifications for this position as outlined below.
To qualify at the GS-04 grade level, applicants must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate's degree; OR have 1 year of general experience to include: progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled; OR have a combination of education and experience: equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.
To qualify at the GS-05 grade level, applicants must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelors degree or equivalent degree; OR have 1 year of specialized experience at, or equivalent the GS-4 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: assisting in recruitment efforts, assisting work in automated human resources information systems, assisting in processing personnel actions, researching personnel and pay issues, and maintaining employee records.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be reviewed to determine if they meet minimum qualifications, as described above. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager for review and consideration. Veterans preference does apply and preference eligibles will be placed ahead of non-preference eligibles when referred to hiring managers.