Job Overview


About the Agency

This position is to be filled under the Pathways Internship Program which is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore federal careers while in school. Additional information about the Pathways Internship Program can be found at

Conversion: This appointment may continue until the selectees educational requirements have been completed, at which time the individual may, at the agencys discretion, be converted to a term or permanent appointment. Must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for conversion.

Work schedule may vary to accommodate the student's school schedule during the school year, and during summer and school breaks.

LOCATION: Great Plains Region, Regional Office, Human Resources Group, Employment Operations and Benefits Services, Billings, Montana.

Promotions to the next grade/salary level are neither guaranteed nor automatic, but based on supervisor initiation.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement.


Under the close direction of the supervisor or higher-graded Specialist, the trainee will get experience to:

-Prepares vacancy announcements in automated hiring system; monitors announcements and maintains recruitment files and databases.

-Analyzes and determines applicant basic qualifications and eligibility requirements.

-Serves as a customer service representative of Human Resources to employees/public on employment inquiries such as application status, etc.

-Analyzes, reviews, and classifies lower-graded positions and prepares written justification of classification determinations.

-Participates in diversity recruitment, career fairs, and prepares statistical and narrative reports.

-Counsels, answers, and coordinates new employee relocations.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Position is to be filled under the Pathways Internship Program for current students and Veterans Preference eligibles who meet the Pathways Internship Program requirements.

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.