The PALACE Acquire Program offers you a permanent position upon completion of your formal training plan. As a PALACE Acquire Intern you will experience both personal and professional growth while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. The program offers a 2 or 3 year formal training plan with eligibility for yearly salary increases. Promotions and salary increases are based upon your successful performance and supervisory approval.
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Any individual who completed all requirements for an associate, bachelor, master, professional, or doctorate degree from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years; meets the basic requirement to apply for the Recent Graduate Program;
Any veteran released or discharged from active duty within the previous two years, but due to a military service obligation, was precluded from applying for a recent graduate position during any portion of the two-year eligibility period following completion of applicable degree, and not more than six years have transpired since completing the requirements for the degree.
Are you looking for a unique opportunity to gain valuable work experience. The Department of the Air Force offers challenging work and the satisfaction of knowing you've made a difference.
We're offering you an exciting opportunity to gain "real world" experience as a Recent Graduate hired under the Central Salary Account (CSA).
Appointments" under the Recent Graduates Program may be for 1 or
AFTER PROGRAM COMPLETION:
You will be outplaced from the PAQ program after successful completion of your formal training program. Outplacement may be to a position in the local community area where you received your PAQ training or to an Air Force Installation in another geographic location within the Continental USA.
Perform a variety of highly structured, entry-level human resources work designed to develop broader and more in-depth knowledge and skill to perform higher lever assignments
Knowledge of basic principles and practices of human resources
Ability to gather facts and use effective analytical, and evaluative methods to accurately assess information and formulate solutions to problems
Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing
Human Resources Specialists
Specialists, Human Resources
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship
Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
Must sign a mobility agreement
Must sign a participant agreement
Must meet suitability for Federal employment
You will be in a trial period throughout your entire Pathways appointment
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Qualified candidates will be considered in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Pathways Guidelines . You can also visit: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/index-Standards.asp for additional qualification standards.
Superior Academic Achievement: Successful completion of all the requirements for a bachelor's degree with Superior Academic Achievement. In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled, such as that identified in Education above. Superior Academic Achievement is based on:
(1) Class Standing
(2) Grade-Point Average (G.P.A.)
(3) Honor Society Membership
This position has a positive education requirement. You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
We will review your application, including an online assessment questionnaire if applicable, to ensure you meet the requirements to perform in this position satisfactorily. If qualified, we will then place you in one of the three categories described below:
A. Best Qualified: Master's or higher and seeking a degree in human resources, personnel management or related area
B. Highly Qualified: Bachelor's degree with overall GPA 2.95 or higher
C. Qualified: Associate's degree AND one year (12 months) specialized work experience in providing support for Human Resources (HR) specialists involved in using HR information systems; in delivering HR services to military personnel; and in classification, recruitment and placement, employee benefits, human resource development, performance management, and employee and labor management relations. Process and document HR actions for a wide variety of employee categories that involve different forms, different authorities, different action codes, and different regulatory authorities, or additional pay systems. Obtain missing data from HR files or the appropriate office; assist employees in preparing paperwork related to HR actions; review finished forms for completeness and adequacy; contact individual employees or supervisors by telephone to resolve questions before processing final actions; provide information on HR systems, processes and procedures; and/or provide brochures, applications and other HR documents to employees. This experience MUST be equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in Federal service, which could have been obtained in the private or public sectors.
Applicants in the Best-qualified category will be referred to the selecting official for further review.
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.
This position has an education requirement. You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
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