Geological Survey, Department of the InteriorDixon, CA
General InformationnIn order to be eligible to receive consideration for this position, youmustbe 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-06 $18.93 per hour (Step 01) to $29.57 per hour (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired atthe Step 01.
Eligibility RequirementsnIn order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Internship Program: You must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on a full- or half-time basis as defined by the school (certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum); ANDnEnrollment is with a qualifying educational institution such as a high school or state-approved homeschool; or accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or a post-secondary home school curriculum; ANDnStudents currently enrolled must be in good academic standing maintaining a 2.0 grade point average on a cumulative basis; ANDnThe duties of this position should be related to your academic or career goals.nYou must continue to meet these eligibility requirements throughout the duration of your appointment under the Pathways Internship Program.
Students who successfully complete the internship program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent appointment or a term (1-4 years in duration) appointment without further competition.
Eligibility requirements for conversion: must be a U.S.
Citizen; complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program (*may waive up to a total of 320 hours under specific conditions); successfully complete your degree or certificate requirements from a qualifying institution; meet the qualification requirements for the position to which you will be converted; meet agency-specific requirements as outlined in the Participant's Agreement; and must have performed successfully in your position as documented through performance evaluations.
*NOTE: To learn more about the conditions under which a portion of the work experience hours may be waived, visithttps://www.usgs.gov/about/organization/science-support/human-capital/students-and-recent-graduates.nQualification RequirementsnThis internship is geared toward students majoring inone of the following areas of study:Business Management, Administration or ManagementFor more information on basic qualifications, please click on the following: https://www.usgs.gov/about/organization/science-support/human-capital/administrative-operations-assistant-gs-0303nFor GS-06:nApplicants must meet one of the following to qualify for the GS-6 level:nA.
One year of specialized experience in or directly related to this position that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
To be creditable, the required specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service.
Example of GS-5 level work: Performs standard and nonstandard assignments involving different and unrelated processes or methods in varying sequence; work requires extensive knowledge of rules, operations, or business practices.
Follows accepted practices in resolving nonrecurring problems and meeting deadlines; completed products are evaluated for effectiveness in meeting goals; extensive guidelines in the form of instructions, manuals, and regulations are applied **ORnB.
Applicants may substitute successful completion of 1/2 year of appropriate graduate level education (9 semester hours, 13.5 quarter hours or the equivalent) in a field of study directly related to the work of this position for the required one year of specialized experience.
Graduate education may be credited only when it is clearly directly related to the work of this position and equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position **ORnC.
Applicants may substitute a combination of appropriate specialized experience (as described above) and graduate education (as described above) to meet the qualification requirements.(CLICKHEREFOR DETAILS ON HOW TO COMBINE GRADUATE EDUCATION and SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE)nAll applicants must meet qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
How to Apply
Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.