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Student Trainee (Computer Science)

Company: Department of Defense
Location: League City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary

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, https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/

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Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level
  • Assignments are selected on the basis of their progressive training value for the individual.
  • Provides assistance in planning, monitoring, and conducting special studies, projects and initiatives.
  • Participates with Senior personnel in conducting non-routine projects.
  • Performs selected tasks and phases of routine studies and projects that require application of basic occupational field theory and principles in the technical area of Computer Science.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

7

  • Job family (Series)

1599 Mathematics And Statistics Student Trainee

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • Travel and relocation expenses may or may not be paid
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments is required
  • The Public notice may be used to fill targeted grades
  • This position is established under the provisions of the Pathways Program
  • This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies
  • May be required to obtain/maintain a security clearance
  • 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, https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the SPECIALIZED experience 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.

Basic Requirements:

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:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-CSST

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

  1. Knowledge of basic occupational theory, principles, concepts, and practices in the technical area of Computer Science.

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

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

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

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

  6. 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.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience; transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

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.

Keywords: Department of Defense, League City , Student Trainee (Computer Science), Other , League City, Texas

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