Student Trainee (Administration),Bureau of Land Management,02-26-2019,USA Gov


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  • Open & closing dates

    02/26/2019 to 03/04/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 04

  • Salary

    $30,810 to $40,049 per year

  • Appointment type

    Internships – This is a Temporary Appointment NTE 1 year. This appointment may be extended based on agency needs.

  • Work schedule

    Part-Time – Work schedule is Part-Time


1 vacancy in the following location:


    Phoenix, AZ


Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to


    The public

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



    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 students who are accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, including preference eligible (veterans) meeting this criteria.



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  • Duties


    Explore a new career with the BLM – where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.

    This position is located in the Human Capital Management Directorate, National Training Center in Phoenix, Arizona. For information, please visit us at Information about Phoenix and the local area can be found at

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    This position serves as a Student Trainee (Administration) at the BLM National Training Center (WO-730).  Major duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Uses office automation software and equipment to type, edit, and format letters, reports, technical documents, charts, graphs and/or forms. Establishes and maintains a variety of office files. Researches files, reference materials, databases and the internet for information needed by office personnel.
    • Produces error-free documents, ensuring correct punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and grammar.
    • Ensures that final documents are formatted and arranged in conformance with established correspondence, publication, and office procedures.
    • Receives incoming telephone calls. Answers inquires related to general policy, programs, and activities of the office.
    • Sends, receives, and distributes email and other documents related to office operations.
    • Prepares travel authorizations, vouchers, and other standard office forms.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0399 Administration And Office Support Student Trainee

  • Additional information

    The selectee is not eligible for promotion without competition.

    This is a not-to-exceed (NTE) appointment and at the expiration of this appointment, or whenever services are no longer needed, the selectee will be terminated from Federal service.

    Selective Service: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.  To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.

    Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

    Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.

    Physical Demands: Work is primarily sedentary. Some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items is required.

    Work Environment: Work is performed in an office setting.

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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 basic eligibility and minimum qualification requirements for the job. Your eligibility and qualification status will be based on a human resources assessment conducted using qualification standards, your responses to the job-related questions, information provided in your resume, and required supporting documents (see the Required Documents section). Veteran’s preference applies to the selection for positions in the Pathways Programs. The examination and selection of applicants will be made in accordance with requirements of the 5 CFR Part 302.

    Eligible and qualified applicants who receive a score that ranges 70 to 100 will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran’s preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The job related questions align with the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the duties of this position.

    KSA 1: Skill in operating a personal computer, and related equipment, such as printers, copiers, and fax machines.
    KSA 2: Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and required formats to type, proofread, and correct errors in documents consistent with the style and content.
    KSA 3: Knowledge of software package functions and features to review and format letters or other documents, enter, revise, sort, correct, retrieve, and extract data/information from automated systems for reports.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


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