Pathways, Student Trainee (Learning & Development) , CG-399-04/05,Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,10-09-2018,USA Gov

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  • Open & closing dates

    10/09/2018 to 10/22/2018

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    CG 04 – 05

  • Salary

    $33,817 to $63,057 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Part-Time – Part-time during school year (min. 20 hrs/week) and Full-time during summer.


1 vacancy in the following location:


    Dallas, TX

    1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to



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

Clarification from the agency

All U.S. Citizens in the local commuting area who have been accepted for enrollment or are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis; have at least a cumulative (overall) 2.5 grade point average; and remain in good academic standing and have a planned graduation date of December 2019 or later



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    This position is located in the Corporate University, Dallas, TX of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of learning and development.

    Salary stated above is per year. Salary earned will be based on actual time worked. Per hour salary is low of $16.20 to a high of $30.21 per hour.

    Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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    * Assist with the enrollment process to include maintaining automated databases of participant records.

    *  Perform administrative functions for the overall implementation of courses including logistics associated with scheduling classes and instructors.

    *  Assist in monitoring tests and evaluations.

    * Assist in recommending ways to enhance efficiency and quality through innovations and improvements in the way work is done.

    *  Assist in drafting instructional materials.  Supports development of finished products.

    *Collaborate with other areas to ensure comprehensive training products fulfill the client needs.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0399 Administration And Office Support Student Trainee

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Selectee must sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.

    Citizenship is required.

    Registration with the Selective Service.

    Low Risk Position – National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) required.U.S.


    Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

    To qualify for this program, applicants must: (1) be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree seeking program at a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis; (2) have a minimum cumulative (overall) GPA of 2.50 out of 4.0; and (3) be in good academic standing.

    Education requirements are established by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and must be met by the closing date of this announcement.  Below are the requirements by grade:

    For CG-4: Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or associate’s degree.

    For CG-5: Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree.

    The online assessment questions and resume you submit for this position will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the basic requirements as outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that the documents you submit contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make this basic qualification determination.

    If you meet the basic qualification requirements, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.  Candidates who are eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority.


    Additional information

    The applicants selected will be offered an excepted appointment not-to-exceed 1 year, which may be extended as long as the selectee remain eligible for the appointment.  After successful completion of the program requirements and based on FDIC’s needs, the employee may be non-competitively converted to a Term or Permanent position.  However, service in the FDIC Internship Program confers no right to further employment in the competitive or excepted service.

    To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here.

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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.

    Applicants must meet the OPM qualification standards.   Applicants must be in good academic standing with at least a cumulative(overall) 2.5 grade point average.

    The online assessment questions and resume you submit for this position will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the basic requirements as outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that the documents you submit contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make this basic qualification determination.

    If you meet the basic qualification requirements, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.  Candidates who are eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Public Trust – Background Investigation

    Drug test required


  • Required Documents

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTS: You must submit college transcripts (official or unofficial) showing the classes you are currently enrolled in as well as your overall cumulative GPA by the closing date of this announcement.

    If you are not a student enrolled in the current semester, you must submit proof of enrollment (i.e., letter from the registrar’s office or acceptance letter from an accredited educational institution).  Your transcript or registrar’s letter must document the educational requirements for this position.

    Education must be from an accredited educational institution. For a listing of accredited educational institutions,click here. If you attended more than one university and need to send multiple transcripts, please upload/fax all transcripts as one document.

    VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans’ preference, click here.  Veterans should submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty – or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service (e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.) along with any other required documents.

    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.

    Interns may be eligible for certain Federal employee 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

    To begin, click the “Apply” button and follow the prompts. If you haven’t already, register and establish a USAJOBS account. After you register online, click the “Apply” button to complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents. Please be sure to click “Submit Application” to complete the application process.

    You must apply online. Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.

    To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on “Applications” tab. Click on the “Position Title,” and then select “Update Application” or “Additional Application Information” to continue.

    You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.

    Please ensure you have completed the application process by verifying the status of your application on-line to reflect: “Received”. Failure to complete the application process will result in an incomplete application and you will not be considered for the position.

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    Agency contact information

    Minnie Smith









    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    FDIC Human Resources Branch
    1601 Bryan Street
    United States

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    Next steps

    You may check the status of your application on-line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through USAJOBS by signing in and selecting “Application Status.” Thank you for your interest in working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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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

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