Student Trainee Clerk Office Automation Clerk Computer Clerk Computer Assistant Job

Vacancy No. AFPC-SUM2021GS039900 Department U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Salary $22,886.00 to $40,271.00 Grade 1 to 5
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/22/2021 Close Date 5/14/2021
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
EIELSON AFB, AKELMENDORF AFB, AKMONTGOMERY, ALTUCSON, AZ
LOMPOC, CAAIR FORCE ACADEMYCOLORADO SPRINGS, COCOLORADO SPRINGS, CO
TAMPA, FLMCCONNELL AFB, KSBARKSDALE AFB, LAHANSCOM AFB, MA
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, MOPOPE A F B, NCMCGUIRE AFBVANCE AFB
ELLSWORTH AFB, SDCANYON LAKE, TXSAN ANTONIO, TXGOODFELLOW AFB, TX
SAN ANTONIO, TXLAUGHLIN A F B, TXUNIVERSAL CITY, TXHAMPTON, VA


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 02/22/2021 to 05/14/2021

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 1 - 5

  • Salary

    $22,886 to $40,271 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary - 89 Days

  • Work schedule

    Multiple Schedules

Locations

Many vacancies in the following locations:

  • Eielson AFB, AK
  • Elmendorf AFB, AK
  • Maxwell AFB, AL
  • Davis Monthan AFB, AZ
  • Vandenberg AFB, CA
  • Air Force Academy, CO
  • Peterson AFB, CO
  • Schriever AFB, CO
  • MacDill AFB, FL
  • McConnell AFB, KS
  • Barksdale AFB, LA
  • Hanscom AFB, MA
  • Whiteman AFB, MO
  • Pope AFB, NC
  • McGuire AFB, NJ
  • Vance AFB, OK
  • Ellsworth AFB, SD
  • Canyon Lake, TX
  • Fort Sam Houston, TX
  • Goodfellow AFB, TX
  • Lackland AFB, TX
  • Laughlin AFB, TX
  • Randolph AFB, TX
  • Langley AFB, VA
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • Students

    Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.

  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Announcement number

AFPC-SUM2021GS039900

Control number

593005900

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    ***THIS PUBLIC NOTICE COVERS ALL SUMMER HIRE STUDENT TRAINEE, GS-0399-01/02/03/04/05 POSITIONS FOR ALL TITLES***

    The primary purpose of this position is: To provide a student trainee with on-the-job training and guidance. The student trainee will perform very simple, routine clerical work in office, business, or fiscal operations and to provide training and experience for higher graded work.


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    Responsibilities
    • Picks up, receives, opens, sorts, and distributes mail to appropriate individuals following specific instructions.
    • Answers the telephone and refers callers/visitors to appropriate personnel based on specific name or functional area request.
    • Sorts, codes, and files documents in an established alphabetical or simple subject-matter filing system.
    • Reproduces and assembles copies of a variety of correspondence as instructed.
    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Must meet suitability requirements for Federal employment
    • Must be at least 16 years of age
    • Must be enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying accredited institution
    • Must sign a Participant Agreement
    • U.S. citizen or national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island)
    • Must be eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws
    • Males 18 years or older must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
    • You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
    • Accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an approved program
    • Enrollment must be at least half-time course load as defined by the education institution (typically six hours or equivalent for undergraduate and three hours or equivalent for graduate)
    • Meet the qualification standards of the position
    • Salary range encompass base salary and does not include locality AND Salary is based on a 40 hr work week
    Qualifications

    Qualifications: You Must Be Enrolled In An Educational Institution For All Grades At The Time of Application Submission

    GS-01: You must be enrolled in an educational institution.

    GS-02: Experience: Three months of general experience for GS-0399-02 level positions. General experience is 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- Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

    GS-03: Experiences: Six months of general experience for GS-0399-03 level positions. General experience is 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- Education: Completion of 1 academic year of post-high school study.
    -OR- COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You must submit a copy of transcripts.

    GS-04: Education: One year of general experience for GS-0399-03 level positions. General experience is 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- Education: Completion of 2 academic year of post-high school study or an associate's degree.
    -OR- COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You must submit a copy of transcripts.

    GS-05: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-04) or equivalent. Specialized experience must have the skill of using word processing software to create, copy, edit, store, retrieve, and print forms, memos, and letters; uses existing database or spreadsheet software to create, enter, revise, sort or calculate, and retrieve data for reports; and uses graphics software to provide graphs and charts for reports and presentations; preparing a wide variety of recurring correspondence, internal reports, and other documents from information obtained from the staff and files; and processing incoming and outgoing correspondence, materials, publications, regulations, and directives .
    -OR- Education: Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school study leading to a bachelor's degree or completion of 4 academic years of pre-professional study.
    -OR- COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You must submit a copy of transcripts.

    **YOU MAY BE REQUIRE TO TYPE 45 WORD PER MIN FOR OFFICE AUTOMATION POSITIONS**

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

    1. Knowledge of various office automation software programs, tools, and techniques to support office operations and produce a variety of documents, such as letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs.
    2. Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to accurately prepare and edit written correspondence and reports.
    3. Knowledge of rules, procedures, or operations applied to clerical assignment to perform the routine, procedural work of the office, such as preparing and editing documents, maintaining files/records, making and preparing travel arrangements, screening telephone calls and visitors, processing mail, planning, organizing, and carrying out assignments and composing routine, nontechnical information for recurring reports and inquiries.
    4. Knowledge of filing systems and procedures and the subject matter content of the materials being processed.
    5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using tact and courtesy.

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    This position has an education requirement. You MUST provide transcripts or Official Letter of Enrollment to support your educational claims. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional information

    May work part-time or full-time schedules

    Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act

    NOTE: U.S. citizenship is required for a noncompetitive conversion to a permanent or term appointment with the Department of the Air Force.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit

    The Vacancy ID is 11042172

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application package (resume AND supporting documents) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.

    1. Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
    2. Proof of enrollment/class registration
    3. Veterans: If claiming VEOA, VRA or 30% Disabled Veteran - Submit VOW certification memo or copy of the official DD-Form 214, which must include the character of service (i.e., with an honorable or general discharge). This will be annotated in block 24 on member copy 2, 4, or 7 of the DD-Form 214. If claiming 30% Disabled Veteran, you must also submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces. NOTE: All veterans claiming 10-point preference must also submit a SF-15.
    ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following:
    • Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member
    • Branch of Armed Forces
    • Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s)
    • Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty
    • Terminal leave start date (if applicable)
    • Expected character of service/discharge and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement)
    • Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge
    • Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander.
    Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 05/14/2021

    For more information on how to apply for Summer Hire Position please email the Point of Contact:

    Barksdale AFB - Barksdale Staffing, BarksdaleStaffing.Bad@us.af.mil
    Davis Monthan AFB - Kimberly Shreve kimberly.shreve.1@us.af.mil
    Eielson - RHODES, Meghan Rhodes, meghan.rhodes.1@us.af.mil
    Ellsworth - Christina McCormick, christina.mccormick@us.af.mil
    Elmendorf - Richard BOTTASS, richard.bottass.1@us.af.mil
    JBSA (Fort Sam Houston, Canyon Lake, Randolph AFB,Lackland AFB) Rosanne Z. Guerrero rosanne.z.guerrero.civ@mail.mil
    Goodfellow - Cherokee Chambers, cherokee.chambers@us.af.mil
    Hanscome - Kim Hogue, kimberly.hogue.2@us.af.mil
    JB MDL McGuire - Sarah Medina, sarah.medina.1@us.af.mil
    Lackland - Michelle Thephavithy michelle.thephavithy@us.af.mil
    Langley - Marilyn Winslow, marilyn.winslow@us.af.mil
    Laughlin - Kelvia Losoya, kelvia.losoya@us.af.mil
    MacDill - Hope Jones, hope.jones.3@us.af.mil
    Maxwell - Saundra Brown, saundra.brown.4@us.af.mil
    McConnell - Debra Kern, debra.kern@us.af.mil
    Peterson -Tyra Hickerson, tyra.hickerson@spaceforce.mil
    Pope - Henry L. Dabney, henry.dabney@us.af.mil
    Schriever - Joseph Allen, Joseph.Allen.42@us.af.mil
    USAF Academy - Tim Countryman, 10FSS.FSCA.SEEP@us.af.mil
    Vance - Lauren Skrapke, lauren.skrapke@us.af.mil
    Vandenberg - Allyson Hermosillo, allyson.hermosillo@spaceforce.mil
    Whiteman - Kimberly Zuniga, kimberly.zuniga.1@us.af.mil

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent."

    • It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.

    2. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

    PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information emailed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted to the point of contact by the closing date.

    Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change documents submitted by an applicant.

    Agency contact information Total Force Service Center Total Force Service Center
    Address

    AF Summer Hire Program
    550 C Street W
    JBSA Randolph AFB, TX 78150
    US
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    The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

    Are you looking for a unique internship opportunity to gain valuable work experience? An internship with the Department of the Air Force offers challenging work, and the satisfaction of knowing you've made a difference. We're offering you an exciting opportunity to gain "real world" experience as an Intern in the Pathways Program.

    You may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent appointment within the PALACE Acquire (PAQ)/Copper Cap (COP) or a similar Program.

    You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered.

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