Student Trainee (Information Technology), Zp-2299-1/2 (Path)

Department Of Commerce Asheville , NC 28804

Posted 2 months ago

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This position is located the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) with one vacancy in Asheville, NC.

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Responsibilities

The incumbent of this position is a participant in the Pathways Intern Program serving under an indefinite excepted appointment. Work assignments are clear cut, well planned, and are designed to prepare the employee to perform IT work auxiliary to the organization. The incumbent independently plans and performs entry level, developmental assignments under periodic technical supervision. The work assigned will focus on software development.

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Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

2

  • If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be promoted when you. meet the qualification requirements for the higher-graded positions, and if recommended by management.
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2299 Information Technology Student Trainee

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Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.

  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.

  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.

  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov)

  • Must sign a Pathways Programs Participant Agreement.

  • A minimum one year trial period will be required.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Intern and Interns NTE must:

  • Be accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree or certificate in a qualifying educational institution on a half-time to full-time basis (as determined by the educational institution);

  • Meet the definition of a student throughout the duration of their appointments;

  • Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the agency's Participant Agreement with the Intern and;

  • Meet the qualification standards (e.g., series and grade) for position.

Applicants must demonstrate proof of enrollment for the Fall 2020 term by submitting an official proof of enrollment letter from a qualifying educational institution or a transcript indicating courses to be taken in the Fall 2020 term. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

This position is being recruited with an opportunity for non-competitive conversion eligibility to a permanent OR term position upon completion of all program requirements. Conversion is not mandatory nor guaranteed (see Other Information).

This position will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay plan, and pay band. The ZP-1 is equivalent to the GS-01/05. The ZP-2 is equivalent to the GS-07/10.

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This vacancy may be used to fill other Student Trainee (Information Technology), ZP-2299-1/2 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: the same qualifications and eligibility requirements as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

Qualifications

Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: https://www.opm.gov/policy.

To qualify at the ZP-1 or GS-01 level:

Enrollment in a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) program.

To qualify at the ZP-2 or GS-07 level:

EDUCATION:

A. One full year of graduate-level education

OR

B. Superior Academic Achievement as demonstrated by a related bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with one of the following. NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your application clearly states how you meet the provisions below:

A grade point average (GPA) of 2.9 or higher based on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses, or those completed in the last 2 full years of undergraduate study.

NOTE: Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to meeting the IT Competencies below, applicants must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the ZP-1 or GS-05 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:

  • Assisting in IT software testing and development.

  • Aiding in the troubleshooting of IT software problems.

Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.

For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.

  • Attention to Detail
  • Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Customer Service
  • Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
  • Oral Communication
  • Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving
  • Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

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.

Education

Definition of Student: Student is defined as an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, or certificate) in a qualifying academic institution, on a half or full-time basis. Half-time is defined by the educational institution in which the student is enrolled. Students do not have to be in actual physical attendance in school, online curriculums are acceptable as long as the school is accredited by the Department of Education.

Proof of Enrollment: NOAA will use applicant's transcript as proof of enrollment in the identified college/university provided it demonstrates definition of eligible student. A letter from an educational institution indicating acceptance may be used as proof of enrollment for those students who are continuing studies at a new college or university or for those student whose transcripts do not reflect in-progress courses. An official transcript will be required before you can report to duty.

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