Student Trainee Job

Vacancy No. DHA-FY-20/21-GS-PCIP-SKB Department Air Force Civilian Career Training
Salary $31,208.00 to $45,393.00 Grade 4 to 5
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/1/2020 Close Date 8/31/2021
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
EIELSON AFB, AKELMENDORF AFB, AKFORT RICHARDSON, AKMONTGOMERY, AL
MONTGOMERY, ALLITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, ARTUCSON, AZTUCSON, AZ
LUKE AFB, AZEDWARDS, CAEDWARDS AFBLOS ANGELES, CA
TRAVIS AFB, CALOMPOC, CAAIR FORCE ACADEMYBUCKLEY AFB
COLORADO SPRINGS, COCOLORADO SPRINGS, COCOLORADO SPRINGS, COANACOSTIA ANNEX, DC
DOVER, DEDOVER AFB, DECAPE CANAVERAL, FLCAPE CANAVERAL, FL
EGLIN AFB, FLEGLIN AFB, FLEGLIN AFB, FLHURLBURT FIELD, FL
TAMPA, FLPATRICK AFB, FLPANAMA CITY, FLVALDOSTA, GA
WARNER ROBINS, GAHICKAM AFB, HIPEARL HARBOR, HIMOUNTAIN HOME A F B, ID
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, ILGRISSOM AFBMCCONNELL AFB, KSBARKSDALE AFB, LA
BOSTON, MAHANSCOM AFB, MAANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, MDFORT GEORGE G MEADE, MD
LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, MDSAINT LOUIS, MOWHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, MOCOLUMBUS, MS
BILOXI, MSMALMSTROM A F B, MTGOLDSBORO, NCGRAND FORKS AFB, ND
MINOT AFB, NDOFFUTT A F B, NEOMAHA, NELAKEHURST, NJ
LAKEHURST, NJMCGUIRE AFBCANNON AFB, NMHOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, NM
KIRTLAND AFB, NMNELLIS AFB, NVROME, NYDAYTON, OH
DAYTON, OHDAYTON, OHALTUS AFB, OKOKLAHOMA CITY, OK
CHARLESTON AFB, SCCHARLESTON, SCSHAW A F B, SCARNOLD AFB, TN
AUSTIN, TXDYESS AFB, TXSAN ANTONIO, TXGOODFELLOW AFB, TX
SAN ANTONIO, TXLAUGHLIN A F B, TXUNIVERSAL CITY, TXSAN ANTONIO, TX
SHEPPARD AFB, TXHILL AFB, UTARLINGTON, VADAHLGREN, VA
HAMPTON, VAHAMPTON, VAARLINGTON, VAWARREN AFB

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

    Opening and closing dates 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 4 - 5

  • Salary

    $31,208 to $45,393 per year

  • Appointment type

    Term - 18 MONTHS

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

few vacancies in the following locations:

  • Eielson AFB, AK
  • Elmendorf AFB, AK
  • Fort Richardson, AK
  • Gunter AFB, AL
  • Maxwell AFB, AL
  • Little Rock AFB, AR
  • Davis Monthan AFB, AZ
  • Davis Monthan AFB, AZ
  • Luke AFB, AZ
  • Edwards AFB, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Travis AFB, CA
  • Vandenberg AFB, CA
  • Air Force Academy, CO
  • Buckley AFB, CO
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Peterson AFB, CO
  • Schriever AFB, CO
  • Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, DC
  • Dover, DE
  • Dover AFB, DE
  • Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Cape Canaveral AFS, FL
  • Eglin AFB, FL
  • Eglin AFB, FL
  • Eglin AFB, FL
  • Hurlburt Field, FL
  • MacDill AFB, FL
  • Patrick AFB, FL
  • Tyndall AFB, FL
  • Moody AFB, GA
  • Robins AFB, GA
  • Hickam AFB, HI
  • Pearl Harbor, HI
  • Mountain Home AFB, ID
  • Scott AFB, IL
  • Grissom AFB, IN
  • McConnell AFB, KS
  • Barksdale AFB, LA
  • Boston, MA
  • Hanscom AFB, MA
  • Andrews AFB, MD
  • Fort Meade, MD
  • Linthicum Heights, MD
  • White Oak, MD
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Whiteman AFB, MO
  • Columbus AFB, MS
  • Keesler AFB, MS
  • Malmstrom AFB, MT
  • Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
  • Grand Forks AFB, ND
  • Minot AFB, ND
  • Offutt AFB, NE
  • Omaha, NE
  • Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ
  • Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ
  • McGuire AFB, NJ
  • Cannon AFB, NM
  • Holloman AFB, NM
  • Kirtland AFB, NM
  • Nellis AFB, NV
  • Rome, NY
  • Dayton, OH
  • Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  • Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  • Altus AFB, OK
  • Tinker AFB, OK
  • Charleston AFB, SC
  • Charleston Naval Center, SC
  • Shaw AFB, SC
  • Arnold AFB, TN
  • Austin, TX
  • Dyess AFB, TX
  • Fort Sam Houston, TX
  • Goodfellow AFB, TX
  • Lackland AFB, TX
  • Laughlin AFB, TX
  • Randolph AFB, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Sheppard AFB, TX
  • Hill AFB, UT
  • Arlington, VA
  • Dahlgren, VA
  • Hampton, VA
  • Langley AFB, VA
  • Pentagon, Arlington, VA
  • Warren AFB, WY
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

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

DHA-FY-20/21-GS-PCIP-SKB

Control number

577684600

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    The Air Force Civilian Service is pleased to announce the Air Force College Premier Summer Intern Program. Students in their junior year of a full-time baccalaureate program will be able to apply for a full-time paid summer internship lasting 10-12 weeks during the summer session prior to their senior year.

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    Responsibilities
    • You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited public or other non-profit college or university: Please see Qualifications section for more details.
    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0099 General Student Trainee

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
    • U.S. Citizenship is required
    • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
    • Total salary varies depending on location of position
    • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
    • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
    • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
    • Position may be subject to random drug testing
    • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Employee must maintain current certifications
    • Disclosure of Political Appointments
    Qualifications
    The Air Force Civilian Service is pleased to announce the Air Force Premier College Summer Intern Program. Students in their junior year of a full-time baccalaureate program will be able to apply for a full-time paid summer internship lasting 10-12 weeks during the summer session prior to their senior year. Any individual who meets the following may apply for the DHA Post-Secondary Student Program:

    (1) Currently enrolled, and in good academic standing in a full-time program, at a public or other non-profit institution of higher education; AND

    (2) Making satisfactory progress toward receipt of a baccalaureate; AND

    (3) Completed at least one year of the degree program.

    You may be non-competitively converted to a permanent appointment within the PALACE Acquire (PAQ)/Copper Cap (COP) or a similar Program. The target grade of the conversion could be above GS-11. However, it is important to remember that eligibility for conversion does not guarantee you will be offered a permanent position.

    General Schedule Salary Table for "Rest of US" (RUS) was used, salaries may vary dependent upon location selected. Please refer to the Salary Tables link for more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2019/general-schedule/

    The Premier College Intern Program targets individuals who are seeking a dynamic career with the Air Force Civilian Service in a variety of career fields by gaining real-world experience. You will be given the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a successful career with the Air Force Civilian Service.

    Upon graduation and program requirement completion, a Premier College Intern may be converted to a career, career-conditional appointment into the Air Force Palace Acquire/Copper Cap or similar developmental training program without further competition.

    Please note: This is not a developmental opportunity, this position may be filled at the GS-04 or GS-05 grade level, depending on applicant qualifications and organizational requirements.

    To qualify for a GS-04: Completion of 2 academic years of post high school study or an associate's degree in a related field of study.

    To qualify for a GS-05: 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.

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#GS-CLERhttps://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#GS-TECH .

    You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited public or other non-profit college or university:

    · Enrolled in an approved program
    · Pursing a Baccalaureate Degree (Junior only)
    · Enrollment must be in a full-time program
    · Have a good academic standing (no less than 2.95 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale)
    · Meet the qualification standards of the position
    · Must be at least 16 years of age
    · A U.S. citizen or a national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island)
    · Must sign a Participant Agreement.

    Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Other Significant Facts:
    1.) Some positions may be deemed drug testing designated positions and require participation in random drug testing.
    2.) Incumbent may be subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.
    3.) Appointment may be contingent upon passing a physical examination.
    4.) Incumbent may be required to obtain and maintain appropriate background investigation or security clearance.
    5.) Employment under this announcement will be full-time during the student's summer session, approximately 10-12 weeks.

    Note:
    There may be additional conditions and/or requirements as determined by the position being filled.

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may work full-time schedules during the student's summer session/break.

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may be considered for noncompetitive conversion to a permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, if they meet the following:

    1. Successfully complete academic course of study with a GPA of at least 2.95 (GPA 3.1 for certain engineer positions).
    2. Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the target position to which the DHA Post-Secondary Student may be converted.
    3. Maintain acceptable performance.

    It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion to permanent employment is neither automatic nor guaranteed.

    You must upload/submit all required documents in order to be considered, i.e., Resume, All transcripts (we will accept unofficial), DD 214, Veterans Award Letter and SF 15 (if applicable).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

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    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

    For DHA Positions:
    These positions are being filled under Direct-Hire Authority for the Department of Defense for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint qualified post-secondary students and recent graduates directly into competitive service positions; these positions may be professional or administrative occupations and are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

    *** The term "Current post-secondary student" means a person who is currently enrolled in, and in good academic standing at a full-time program at an institution of higher education; and is making satisfactory progress toward receipt of a baccalaureate or graduate degree; and has completed at least one year of the program.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    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.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition.

    NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

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

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may work full-time schedules during the student's summer session/break.

    DHA Post-Secondary Students may be considered for noncompetitive conversion to a permanent appointment within 120 days of completion of degree requirements, if they meet the following:

    1. Successfully complete academic course of study with a GPA of at least 2.95 (GPA 3.1 for certain engineer positions)
    2. Meet the OPM Qualification requirements for the target position to which the DHA Post-Secondary Student may be converted.
    3. Maintain acceptable performance.

    It is important to remember that eligibility for conversion to permanent employment is neither automatic nor guaranteed.

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

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Applications will be evaluated against the Air Force unique qualification standard for student employment. Qualified candidates will be considered in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management.

    We will review your application, including an online assessment questionnaire if applicable, to ensure that you meet the requirements to perform in this position satisfactorily.

    If qualified, we will then place you in one of the three categories described below:
    1. Best-qualified category: GPA of 2.95 or higher and seeking a degree.
    2. Highly-qualified category: GPA of 2.50 to 2.94 and seeking a degree.
    3. Qualified category: GPA of 2.0 to 2.49 and seeking a degree.

    Applicants in the Best-qualified category will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

    Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) 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.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    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 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. A complete Application Questionnaire
    3. 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.

    Veterans' Preference does not apply in the recruitment and hiring procedures of DHA Post-Secondary Students. Selections made under this notice will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Incomplete applications that do not include supporting documentation may be eliminated from consideration. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, in the occupational questionnaire, will not be evaluated further. Your application may not receive appropriate consideration without the required supporting documentation. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or removal after hiring.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:

    1. Online Application - Questionnaire
    2. Resume - For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week 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. 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.
    3. Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts
    4. Veterans' Preference - If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
    ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires agencies to treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD214 or other appropriate documentation. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

    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 08/31/2021.To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10895843To 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 application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process. 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 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. A complete Application Questionnaire3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

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    For Direct Hire Positions: This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.

    This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.

    This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).

    See "Additional Information" in this announcement for further information regarding DHA Positions.

    Next steps

    After you submit your application, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required.

    Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice. Once this Public Notice closes, you must reapply.

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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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