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Student Trainee (Contracting) GS-1199-5/7 (BC-PATH),Geological Survey,05-14-2019,USA Gov

2019-05-15 USAJob USA Government

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  • Open & closing dates

    05/14/2019 to 05/24/2019

    This job will close when we have received 30 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05 - 07

  • Salary

    $37,069 to $59,694 per year

  • Appointment type

    Internships - Career Intern Appointment

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - This position is year-round. During the school yr part-time 16-32 hrs per week will apply; however, during school breaks and the summer period, full-time hrs may apply. The work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the student's schedule.


  • Lakewood, CO FEW vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


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.

Clarification from the agency

Open to all qualified students who are U.S. citizens and meet the eligibility requirements for the Pathways Internship Program as described below.

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Announcement number

PATH SAC-2019-0021

Control number


  • Duties


    General Information

    In order to be eligible to receive consideration for this position, you must be able to: (1) report to the duty station location listed in this vacancy announcement, if selected; and (2) be available to work the schedule identified.

    Salary: GS-5:  $17.76 per hour (Step 01) to $23.09 per hour (Step 10); GS-7:  $22.00 per hour (Step 01) to $28.60 per hour (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

    Learn more about this agency


    The USGS Office of Acquisition and Grants is seeking undergraduate and graduate level student working towards a degree in accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, organizational management or other majors to gain practical experience in contracting and procurement.  

    As a Student Trainee (Contracting) you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of contracting.

    Duties include:

    • Performing procurement tasks that are oriented in the practical application of contracting methods, contract types, and the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
    • Participating in the procurement of standard supplies or services primarily through formal advertising and negotiation procedures.
    • Developing source lists of responsible contractors, releasing solicitations, arranging and participating in pre-bid and pre-negotiation meetings, and assisting in drafting the final contract.
    • Assisting in monitoring contract performance for compliance with performance standards, applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, etc.

    There is one vacancy, however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1199 Business And Industry Student Trainee

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533686700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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