STUDENT TRAINEE (INTELLIGENCE)


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    The primary purpose of this position is to assist professional intelligence specialists, engineers and scientists and receives on-the-job training in preparation for future professional work.

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    Responsibilities
    • Functions semi-independently or as a member of a group, performing increasingly difficult tasks and assists in phases of studies that require intermediate applications of theory and principles in intelligence analysis.
    • Conduts simple and selected more complex investigations and tests to obtain first-hand experience in the precise measurement and recording of data.
    • Studies and collates technical reports applicable to problems under consideration.
    • Assignments expose the employee to the application of technology and management principles to adapt methods to various subject matter situations.
    • Prepares briefings and studies of applications used by and for engineers and scientists. Gives briefings on the results of studies, testing, or analysis as required.


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

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    4

  • Job family (Series)
    0199 Social Science Student Trainee

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • U.S. Citizenship Required
    • All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.
    • A security clearance may be required
    • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
    • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
    • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
    • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
    • Position may be subject to random drug testing
    • This work is mostly sedentary and is performed in an office setting that is adequately ventilated and lighted
    • The incumbent should demonstrate sound judgment, ingenuity, resourcefulness and initiative, and have a knowledge of basic office conduct; and basic knowledge of commonly used rules and or operations used within the intelligence community is required.
    • General knowledge of intelligence terms and principles acquired by completion of 75 semester/113 quarter hours of study or equivalent and six months of student work at the GG-4 level or 90 semester/135 quarter hours or equivalent.
    • Disclosure of Political Appointments

    Qualifications
    This is a GG-04 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-04 duties for the "Technical/Administrative Support" work category are at the "Entry/Developmental" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-04 level

    This is an AF DCIPS INTERN program position. Successful applicants will be placed on a TERM appointment NTE 13 months, which may be extended up to 5 years. Upon completing your degree and meeting all conversion eligibility requirements, you may be placed in a permanent position without further competition. Permanent employment is not guaranteed and is subject to position availability.

    The AF DCIPS INTERN program is open to students currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a qualifying educational program. Students must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average to be considered for employment. Interns must also maintain good academic standing, no less than a 2.5 grade point average. Transcripts must be attached to your application.

    Interns will be expected to sign a training plan and intern program agreement at time of employment. Interns may work part-time or full-time hours during the school term. Once employed under this program, the student may be eligible for tuition assistance.

    Basic Requirements

    You must meet the following qualification requirements and provide documentation to support your qualifications (Using education to qualify for this position, failure to submit the require documentation will result in your being rated ineligible).

    Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited college or university (must provide transcripts or proof of enrollment)

    AND

    Must have completed 2 or more academic years of post-high school education or have an associate's degree or higher and at least a 2.5 grade point average (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts)

    OR

    To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link

    http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/social-science-student-trainee-series-0199/

    Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position

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

    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:

    1. Knowledge of basic occupational theory, principles, concepts, and practices in the area of intelligence.
    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 learn and apply basic investigative techniques to accomplish work in the subject matter field.
    5. 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
    ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? 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.

    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.

    Additional information

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

    90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

    Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval)

    Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.

    Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on these allowances and eligibilities, visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf

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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.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret/SCI

    Drug test required
    Yes

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:
  • Online Application - Questionnaire
  • Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period
  • Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts
  • Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position


  • 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
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    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 .

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    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

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 10/23/2018

    To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10306258

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent."
    • It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    2. A complete Application Questionnaire

    3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 10306258

    PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

    Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

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    Agency contact information Total Force Service Center

    Phone
    1-800-525-0102
    Email
    DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY

    Address

    NASIC
    550 C Street W
    JBSA Randolph, TX 78150
    US

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    Next steps

    Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

    To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

    If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

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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.

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    • 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/510524000 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Posted
09/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, US