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    Summary

    This position is located in Pacific West Regional Office, in the Information Technology Division, San Francisco, CA.

    This position is being 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 still in school. To review eligibility requirements for the Pathways Internship Program, please click here.

    Interns may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to permanent employment, please click here for more information.

    Position will have a mixed work schedule based on student's schedule and the needs of the agency. Work may be part-time or full-time.

    This is an indefinite, Excepted Service appointment that will continue as long as the incumbent meets the eligibility requirements under the Pathways Internship program and funding is available.

    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

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    Responsibilities

    This intern position is designed to prepare a student trainee for employment after graduation as an Electronics Engineer. Intern will be assigned tasks designed to increase familiarity with the target occupation in a real world work environment.

    This opportunity follows a standard promotional path:
    1. Internship selection will be made at the GS-04. These grade levels are what typical college students in their third year may qualify.
    2. Within 120 days after completion of Internship requirements, you may be eligible for conversion to the entry-level for the target occupation. Entry level for this position is typically at the GS-05 level. The actual grade level at the time of conversion depends on academic achievement and other factors.
    3. The full performance level of this position is GS-12.
    4. Progression from the entry-level to the full performance level for this occupation will depend on successful completion of all requirements for promotion. Promotions may be considered after a year at each grade level, but are not guaranteed to occur on a specific time schedule.

    Receives instruction designed to familiarize intern with functions and operations of the organization, and to provide experience In the practical application of a large body of standard engineering techniques and concepts associated with information technology resources, and other physical assets.

    As a trainee, performs duties that are designed to orient the intern to National Park Service programs and provides training In the extensive concepts, regulations, policies, guidelines, and practices associated with information technology as related to National Park Service resources. Assignments are designed to provide varied experiences in the application of principles, procedures, and work techniques to actual operating situations.

    Accompanies and observes higher graded employees and/or the supervisor In their presentation of briefings, lectures, multi-media shows, etc. May select presentation formats, assist in complex presentations, and may conduct presentations.

    Researches technical reports, products, or other documents to obtain information for higher graded specialists or professionals. Assists in the preparation of graphs, charts or tables for use by others.

    Provides assistance to project teams for engineering task orders which may include collection of government provided data and materials for task orders, researching files, correspondence, previous studies, surveys, etc.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel - Some overnight travel may be required but minimal during school session

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499002100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.