Temporary Summer Student


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  • Duties
    Help Duties Summary

    These positions are located in various offices at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Headquarters in Rockville, MD, Region I- King of Prussia, PA, Region II- Atlanta, GA, Region III- Lisle, IL, Region IV- Arlington, TX and the Technical Training Center (TTC)- Chattanooga, TN. These positions are Non Bargaining Unit.
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    Responsibilities

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) views summer interns as our future workforce. The work performed is professional in nature and in a learning environment that gives the student intern the opportunity to evaluate the work for potential long-term employment. Student employment assignments are based on the functions and tasks performed in the organization to which you are assigned and ideally related to your academic and career goals. Areas of assignment could include engineering and science, accounting, finance, information technology, among others, for more information visit http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/employment/students.html.

    Travel Required
    Not required

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    09

  • Job family (Series)
    0599 Financial Management Student Trainee

    1199 Business And Industry Student Trainee

    2299 Information Technology Student Trainee

    0899 Engineering And Architecture Student Trainee

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • U.S. Citizenship Required
    • Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for new hires
    • These are Drug Testing positions
    • Cumulative minimum GPA requirement of 2.85


    Qualifications are based on your academic standing as of the end of the 2018/2019 academic year (~May/June 2019). Transcripts (official or unofficial) are required to determine academic standing at the time of application.

    SONS, STEPSONS, DAUGHTERS, OR STEPDAUGHTERS of CURRENT NRC EMPLOYEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR HIRE IN THIS PROGRAM.

    Qualifications

    PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY:

    To qualify for these positions all applicants MUST have a cumulative GPA of 2.85 or higher, be enrolled in a degree seeking program in the Fall of 2018 and meet the academic criteria specified below.

    The NRC is only accepting applications for the following disciplines:

    Accounting (0599 job series): Accounting, Finance

    Engineering (0899 job series): Nuclear, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Fire Protection, Chemical

    ***Physical Science (1399 job series): Geology, Health Physics
    *** Due to system restrictions on the number of job series that can be added to the vacancy announcement, if you are applying under a discipline in the 1399 job series PLEASE SELECT 0899 as your series.

    Contract Management (1199 job series): Contracts

    Information Technology (2299 job series): Cybersecurity, Cloud computing, Computer Science/ Information Technology

    You must apply for only one grade level (GG-4, GG-05, GG-07, OR GG-09).

    If you are an undergraduate student, your grade level will be based on the following:
    • Engineering and Science GG-04 grade level (0899/1399 job series): You must be a high school graduate with 30 to 59 semester hours of college credit.
    • Engineering and Science GG-05 grade level (0899/1399 job series): You must be a high school graduate with 60 to 90 or more semester hours of college credit.
    • All other disciplines GG-04 grade level: You must be a high school graduate with 30 to 89 semester hours of college credit
    • All other disciplines GG-05 grade level: You must be a high school graduate with 90 or more semester hours of college credit

    If you are a graduate student, your grade level will be based on the following:
    • GG-5 grade level: Bachelor's with a GPA of at least 2.85 but below 2.95 on a 4.0 scale.
    • GG-7 grade level: Bachelor's with a GPA of at least 2.95 on a 4.0 scale or completion of one full academic year of graduate level education.
    • GG-09 grade level: Completion of two academic years of graduate level education or a Master's degree or equivalent.

    Ideal candidates should also possess the following: Basic skills in using office automation programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point (or other desktop software programs) and effective organizational and communication skills suitable for a professional environment.

    Education
    You must be a degree seeking student enrolled at least half-time in accredited educational institutions with at least 2.85 GPA.

    Additional information

    How much travel is required? None

    The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for these positions will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing.

    Will NRC pay relocation expenses? Yes. However, the NRC may pay some travel and lodging expenses if certain criteria are met. Travel and lodging expenses will be determined through eligibility in the agency's Student Transportation and Lodging Program, only for those students at the undergraduate or graduate level in an accredited university or college.

    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the coordinator at (301) 287-0739 or TDD 240-482-3217. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service, a transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver.

    To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you need favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication are required for continued employment.

    If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.



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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applications will be reviewed for eligibility based on each applicants' transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable for this purpose). Eligible candidates will be referred to the hiring managers for consideration. We expect to make selections in the March/April 2019 time frame.

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a highly competitive vacancy with a limited number of openings available. Applicants can expect to receive an email notification that their application was received and a second notification when all the positions have been filled.

    If selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly by a hiring manager via the contact information you provided in your application. Applicants should not expect to receive additional status updates.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    L - Atomic Energy

    Drug test required
    Yes

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    You must provide a copy of your UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT with your application by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit transcripts with your application by the closing date you will be considered ineligible and will no longer be considered for this vacancy. In addition to your transcripts of completed classes, you must include a listing of your CURRENT Fall 2018 classes and planned Spring 2019 class enrollment.

    Note: If you are transitioning from undergraduate to a graduate program, please provide your final undergraduate transcript and a letter of acceptance to the graduate program if available.

    Selected candidates will be required to submit a copy of their official transcript from the accredited college or university at a later date.

    If you are a Veteran claiming 5-point Veterans' Preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility with your application.

    If you are a Veteran claiming 10-point Veterans' Preference, please submit a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, plus the proof required by that form with your application.

    You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

    *** If all applicable required supplemental information (DD214, SF15, transcripts, letter of acceptance, etc.) is not included with your application submittal you will be disqualified and will not receive further consideration.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    Your application (resume, documentation requested, and responses to the vacancy questions) for these vacancies must be received online via the USAJOBS application system BEFORE midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete online resume, including responding to the vacancy questions and documentation, you will not be considered for these positions.

    Paper applications will not be accepted unless hardship circumstances can be demonstrated and requests for extensions will not be granted. If applying online poses a hardship for you, the Human Resources Specialist listed on this announcement will provide assistance to ensure that your application is submitted online by the closing date. You must contact the Human Resources Specialist BEFORE the closing date to speak to someone who can provide assistance for online submission. You must answer the job specific vacancy questions. You will be evaluated based on your responses to the vacancy questions and information provided in your resume.

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    Agency contact information Tiffany Barclift

    Phone
    301-415-7400
    TDD
    240-482-3217
    Fax
    000-000-0000
    Email
    Summer_Vacancy.Resource@nrc.gov

    Address

    NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
    US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer
    Washington, District of Columbia 20555
    United States

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    Next steps

    After the vacancy announcement closes, applications will be reviewed and eligible candidates will be referred to the hiring managers for further consideration. We expect to make selections in the March/April 2019 time frame.

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a highly competitive vacancy with a limited number of positions available. Applicants can expect to receive an email notification that their application was received and a second notification when all the positions have been filled.

    IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, you will be contacted directly by a hiring manager via the contact information you provided in your application.

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, martial status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period



This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510361300 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Posted
09/18/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Atlanta, GA, US