Student Trainee Computer Science

Department of the Air Force - Agency Wide, Department of the Air Force

Elmendorf AFB, AK - Jun 19, 2022 via USAJobs

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The primary purpose of this position is to provide a student trainee who has been appointed to the Pathways Program with on-the job training and guidance to further student technical development.

The salary range indicated in this announcement will be adjusted to include locality payment for selected duty location.

General schedule locality pay table may be found under, In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Competitive Service Student Trainee Positions.

QUALIFICATIONS: GS-04: Completion of two full academic years of post-high school study or an associate's degree.

GS-05: Completion of four academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree.

GS-07: Completion of one full academic year of graduate level education OR eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor's degree.

To view qualifying educational requirements click on the following link:n KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of basic occupational theory, principles, concepts, and practices in the technical area of Computer Science.

Skill in applying basic occupational theory, principles, concepts, and practices sufficient to perform student trainee assignments.

Ability to follow instructions and guidance to complete assigned tasks and communicate information to others in oral or written format.

Ability to analyze problems, identify significant factors, gather and interpret pertinent data, and apply established rules and procedures in order to recommend effective solutions.

Ability to learn and apply basic investigative techniques to accomplish work in the subject-matter field.

Ability to gather and analyze basic facts, information, and data, and draw conclusions PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

For DHA Positions:nThese positions are being filled under Direct-Hire Authority for the Department of Defense for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates.

The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint qualified post-secondary students and recent graduates directly into competitive service positions; these positions may be professional or administrative occupations and are located Air Force-Wide.

Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

Pay will vary by geographic location.n*** The term "Current post-secondary student" means a person who is currently enrolled in, and in good academic standing at a full-time program at an institution of higher education; and is making satisfactory progress toward receipt of a baccalaureate or graduate degree; and has completed at least one year of the program.n*** The term "recent graduate" means a person who was awarded a degree by an institution of higher education not more than two years before the date of the appointment of such person, except in the case of a person who has completed a period of obligated service in a uniform service of more than four years.


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