STUDENT TRAINEE (STAFF ASSISTANT),National Archives and Records Administration,10-11-2018,USA Gov

Deadline:2018-10-19

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Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    10/11/2018 to 10/19/2018

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 4

  • Salary

    $33,172 to $43,119 per year

  • Appointment type

    Internships – This is a temporary internship not-to-exceed 1 year.

  • Work schedule

    Multiple Schedules – Full-time or Part-time

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

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    Washington DC, DC


    1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to

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    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

JD10319856CJD

Control number

513393900

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    Summary

    NARA Pathways Internship Program: This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Internship Program.

    Program Eligibility: Current students accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program.

    Position Duration/Expectation: This position will be temporary not-to-exceed 1 year. Completion of this Internship will not lead to permanent or term employment . For more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in- government/unique-hiring-paths/students/faq/

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    Responsibilities

    As a Student Trainee you are responsible for:

    • Preparing and/or editing routine office correspondence and program documents.
    • Processing materials for posting on NARA’s web sites and social media platforms.
    • Assisting in the maintenance of database and tracking and/or controlling documents and systems; logging, tracking and following up on correspondence/office projects.
    • Collecting and providing data in response to both internal and external requests; assembling briefing and/or presentation materials. Assisting in the maintenance of description and authority materials.
    • Performing research in support of office projects. Using a range of personal computer software to carry out tasks, including programs for word processing, creation of databases and spreadsheets, browsing the Internet, e-mail, project management, web page development and editing, preparation and development for social media platforms, and scanning.

     

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

  • Job family (Series)

    0399 Administration And Office Support Student Trainee

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • Participant Agreement: All students must complete a Participant Agreement with National Archives that clearly identifies expectation of the appointment such as duties, work schedule, length of appointment, etc.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
    • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Background and/or Security Investigation required.

    Qualifications

    This Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed.

    Pathways Internship Program Requirements
    In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Internship Program:

    • You must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree or certificate in a qualifying educational institution on a half- to full-time basis (as determined by the educational institution);
    • Meet the definition of a student throughout the duration of their appointments; and
    • Meet the qualification standards (e.g., series and grade) for their Internship positions

    Basic Qualifications: You must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled).

    GS-04 Candidates must have had one (1) year of general experience which is progressively responsible for clerical, office, or other work which shows that you have the ability to obtain the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.

    Education may be substituted for experience (GS-04): Education may be substituted for experience. Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate’s degree.

    Combination of Experience and Education: A combination of experience and college education to meet the total requirements for this position. (NOTE: You must have a large enough percentage of the required experience and large enough percentage of the required education, so that when added together, the percentage would equal 100%.)

    Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualifications will be subject to verification.

    Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management’s Operating Manual: Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PIP

    Education

    ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

    GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school’s definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    Additional information

    Note: National Archives uses E-verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit, http://www.e-verify.gov.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they occur within 90 days.

    Veterans’ Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty or other proof of eligibility (The member 4 copy of your DD-214, or other copies that indicate character of discharge is preferable). If you are claiming 10-point veterans’ preference, you must also submit an SF-15, “Application for 10-Point Veterans’ Preference”, plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans’ preference see Veteran’s Information Page, http://USAJOBS – Veterans.

    Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011: If you are currently serving on active duty, a certification from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the certification is signed. If you supply a certification at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. For more information about Veteran’s Preference, please click this link: http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp.

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Your resume must specifically and clearly show your possession of the required specialized experience and your possession of the required competencies.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

    • Conducts Clerical Activities
    • Customer Service
    • Execution and Results
    • Utilizes Computer Technology

    For Competitive/All U.S. Citizens – Based on the information you provided in your application package, you will be assigned to one of three quality categories – Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Qualified veterans are placed ahead of non-veterans within each category. Qualified veterans with a service connected disability of 10% or more are placed ahead of non-veterans in the best qualified category.

    NOTE: If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Applicable

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents

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

    1. Your resume, showing Job Title, series and grade (if Federal), duties, hours worked per week, starting and ending dates of employment (month and year) and salary.
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • College Transcripts: Copies of your most recent college transcripts, which show your field of study, school name, current GPA or academic standing, past and current course work, degree program, major/concentration, date completed program and/or conferred date. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application. Prior to an appointment, an official transcript will be required.
    • Responses to Assessment Questionnaire.
    • Veterans Preference documentation: DD-214 – Member Copy 4 or other copies that indicate character of discharge; SF-15 and VA Letter (as appropriate).
      Persons with disabilities and other s who are eligible for appointment under special appointing authorities (e.g., service with the General Accounting Office {GAO}, Peace Corps, etc.) should indicate the type of appointment on your application and provide supporting documentation as provided by that authority.
    • Copies of certification from the armed forces stating/certifying that you are expected to be discharged released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days from the date of the certification is submitted.

    Failure to submit any of the above mentioned applicable documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

    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

    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. Learn more about federal benefits.

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    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

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 10/19/2018 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
    • Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://login.usajobs.gov/Account/Login); all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear, along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:
    https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/

    To preview the assessment questionnaire (click link): https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10319856.

    If you are unable to apply online, you must request an alternative application, which is available from the Human Resources Office. Please contact Crystal Johnson at crystal.johnson@nara.gov or (301) 837-1894 to obtain an alternative application.

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    Agency contact information

    Crystal Johnson

    Phone

    (301) 837-1894

    Email

    crystal.johnson@nara.gov

    Address

    AGENCY SERVICES
    8601 Adelphi Road
    Suite 5100
    College Park,
    MD
    20740
    US

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    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. We will review your resume and transcript(s) (if appropriate) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and may interview the best-qualified applicants. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation. A final job offer for this position is typically made within 40 days after the closing date of the announcement.

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  • Fair & Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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    Reasonable Accommodation Policy

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    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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    Legal and regulatory guidance

    • Financial suitability
    • Social security number request
    • Privacy Act
    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply,
visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513393900.
Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.