Student Trainee (Administrative)

Federal Emergency Management Agency

North America , USA


Ending On: 06 Dec 2019 1 days to go


Job Description

We are looking for Student Trainee (Administrative)


Employment: Full-Time

Requirements: Salary: Competitive
Location: USA
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Student Trainee (Administrative)

##### Department of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management Agency


- ##### Open & closing dates

11/04/2019 to 11/22/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 02 - 05

- ##### Salary

$11.88 to $25.66 per hour

- ##### Appointment type

Summer - This is a temporary summer position not to exceed 90 days
or 9/14/2020, which ever comes first.

- ##### Work schedule



Many vacancies in the following locations:


Anniston, AL


Oakland, CA


Lakewood, CO


Washington, DC

- Show more locations (11)

Atlanta, GA


Chicago, IL


Boston, MA


Emmitsburg, MD


Kansas City, MO


New York, NY


Philadelphia, PA


Denton, TX


Bluemont, VA


Winchester, VA


Bothell, WA

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed


##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary

**This position will be filled under the Pathway Internship
Program.** This program allows students to gain paid work experience
while pursuing a degree, diploma or certificate at a qualifying
institution. Apply for this exciting opportunity with FEMA.

View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and
use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest
need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal
response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We
foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide
challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable,
high performance workforce. Please visit for additional

As a Student Trainee (Administrative), you may:

- Maintaining program files, regulations, publications, and
related documents;
- Coordinating and attending meetings or large conferences;
- Formatting reports and statistical data for presentations;
- Using databases and other software to sort, track, edit, and
retrieve data;
- Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and other
- Assisting with analyzing trends and projecting potential program

### Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for this

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential

05 - No promotion potential

- #### Job family (Series)

0399 Administration And Office Support Student Trainee

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- You must successfully pass a background investigation.
- Selective Service registration required.
- Must meet and maintain eligibility under the Pathways Internship
- Please review "Other Information" section for additional key

Please ensure you meet the (1) Education Requirements and (2)
Pathways Program Requirements as described below.

### Qualifications

**You meet both the (1) Education Requirements and (2) Pathways
Program Requirements as described below.**


***GS-02:*** Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.

*NOTE FOR GS-02*: If you are graduating from High School in the
Spring of 2020, you are eligible to apply. Answer the educational
questions for this grade as 'Yes' to be considered eligible for the

***GS-03:*** Completion of one (1) full academic year of post
high-school education

***GS-04:*** Completion of two (2) full academic years of post-high
school education

***GS-05:*** Completion of four (4) academic years of post-high
school education



- You must be current enrolled or accepted for enrollment
(Fall 2020) in a qualifying educational institution pursuing a
degree, diploma or certificate;
- You must have and maintain good academic standing, as defined by
your school; with the following Grade-Point-Average (GPA),
without rounding:
- GPA 2.0 for undergraduate level educational programs.
- GPA 3.0 for graduate level educational programs
- You must remain enrolled at least half-time to meet continued
Pathways Internship Program eligibility requirements.
- Unofficial/official transcripts are required and must show your
name, institution name, course taken/taking, and GPA.
- Transcripts must show that you are currently enrolled at the
time the announcement closes or that you are enrolled in the
next available term or provide a letter from your institution
stating that you are enrolled in the next term.
- High School Students must provide a letter from their school
stating that they are enrolled in good standing and provide
current GPA of at least 2.0.
- **If you are graduating after the Spring 2020 semester and
cannot provide documentation of enrollment in another qualifying
program, you are not eligible for to apply.**

**NOTE:** Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience.
In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide
the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY)
and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As
qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not
include the required information, failure to provide this
information may result in disqualification. Applicants are
encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their
federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume,
click here.

**Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees:** To accurately
credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure
to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/YY) of each deployment, along
with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for
during each deployment. Failure to provide this information may
result in disqualification.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment
offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are
currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political
Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee
employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information
to the Human Resources Office.

### Education

Upon Selection you will be required to provide one of the following:

1. Official transcripts sent directly from your institution showing
your name, institution name, current/future enrollment, and GPA.
2. Letter sent directly from your institution providing your name,
current standing, current/future enrollment, and GPA.
3. Acceptance Letter from a qualifying institution showing you are
accepted for enrollment in Fall 2020.

### Additional information

- To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every
employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those
standards, all selected applicants must undergo, successfully
pass, and maintain a background investigation for **Public
Trust** clearance as a condition of placement into this
position. This may include a credit check after initial job
qualifications are determined (Mythbuster), review of financial
issues, such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child
support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal
offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. *For more
information on background investigations for Federal jobs please
visit the OPM website at*
- If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this
position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306,
Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the
accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry
on duty. False statements on any part of the application may
result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after
beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.
- DHS uses E-verify, an internet based system, to confirm the
eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United
States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
- This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
- Pathways Internship positions are considered a trial period for
the entirety of the appointment
- If selected for this position you will complete of a 2 day
on-boarding program at your primary duty location and an
orientation meeting with the FEMA Pathways Coordinator.
- The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with
disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual,
severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR
§ 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable
service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by
5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and
persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents,
experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS
mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not
have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine
your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to
understand the required documentation, click on the links above
or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the
bottom of this announcement.
- You must be 16 or older to apply.
- This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.
- This position is not eligible for extension beyond 90 days or
conversion to the competitive service.
- This announcement will be open until 11/22/2019 with two cut-off
- 1st: 11/08/2019
- 2nd: 11/15/2019

### 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:

1. November 8, 2019: Applications received after that date, will be
reviewed on November 15, 2019
2. November 15, 2019: Applications received after that date, will
be reviewed on November 22, 2019

You will be evaluated based upon:

1. How well you meet the education requirements above, based upon
OPM Qualification Standards for Interns.
2. If you meet the Pathways Internship Program eligibility

Each applicant will receive an determination of eligible or
ineligible. Applicants missing documents will receive a
determination of incomplete. All required documents must be
submitted prior to the close of this announcement, late submission
of documents will not be allowed.

Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will be referred and
considered ahead of non-veterans as required by law.

**Veterans: ** Qualified veterans who have a compensable
service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the
best-qualified category, except when the position being filled is
scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher.
This position is not considered scientific/professional. Other
10-point preference eligibles and veterans with 5-point preference
who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed
above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they
qualify. View information on veterans' preference.

**Interview Requirement:** Interviews may be required for this
position. Failure to complete the interview may result in removal
from consideration.

**To preview questions please click here.**

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents

1. **RESUME:** You must submit a resume.
- Your resume must have your name, email address, and good
contact number. Please ensure that you have access to the
email provided during the summer (2020).
- Your resume must clearly show your expected graduation date
and indicate your major.
- Your resume must indicate any skills and experience you
possess that are related to the duties posted in the job
2. **Education:** You must submit transcripts.
- You must submit current transcript(s) to verify that you
meet the education requirement for this position (i.e.,
transcript showing current enrollment and course load or
proof of acceptance into a degree-seeking accredited
learning institution).
- Your transcript(s) must include your name, institution name,
course titles, date completed, grades, and number of credits
- If you have graduated and are enrolled in another program,
you must include your transcripts showing degree conferral
date along with current transcripts.
- Applicants who obtained their qualifying education outside
of the U.S. and its territories must provide proof that
their degrees have been validated as equivalent to a degree
conferred by a college or university in the U.S.
- Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, if you are
selected for an Internship position, official transcripts
will be required.
- **High School Seniors scheduled to graduate in Spring 2020**
will need to submit a letter stating that you are schedule
to graduate, the date, GPA, and your standing. This letter
needs to be on school letterhead and signed by a school
official (i.e. Principle, Vice Principle, Admissions Office,
or Guidance Counselor)
3. **Are you a veteran?**
- Submit Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release
or Discharge from Active Duty) that shows your character of
- Those applying for 10-Point preference must provide
documentation that demonstrates preference eligibility and
may provide the SF-15.
- If applying based on eligibility under the Veterans
Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification
(letter from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or
released from active duty service under honorable
conditions, no later than April 2020 with your application.
This must indicate your dates of service, expected release
dates, start of transitional leave, your rank, and confirm
that you will be separated under honorable or general
conditions. View more veterans' information.
4. **Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C,
Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee?** Submit a
copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that
provides the following information regarding your most recent
political appointment:
- Position Title
- Type of Appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES
or Presidential Appointee)
- Agency
- Beginning and ending dates of appointment

#### 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

You are entitled to to the following benefits:

- Sick Leave: four (4) hours per pay period
- Travel Expense: If applicable, your work-related travel will be
paid by your departmen

Review our benefits

- How to Apply

To begin your online application, click the **Apply Online** button
and follow the prompts to register or sign into USAJOBS, take the
online questionnaire, and submit the required documents. See
**Required Documents** section for more detail.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply
online or do not have access to the internet (e.g., applicant
experiencing documented system issues, applicant does not have
access to the internet, etc.), you may be able to submit a paper
application and the required forms. To do so, please contact the
Human Resources Specialist listed in the Agency Contact Information
prior to the close of this announcement.

### Agency contact information

### Scherill Crowley

##### Phone


##### TDD


##### Fax


##### Email

##### Address

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
Please read entire announcement
Please apply online
Washington, District of Columbia 20472
United States

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

Once you submit your application, we will assess your experience and
training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those
applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and
interviews. We will notify you by email after each of these steps
has been completed. We expect to make a tentative job offer within
60 days after the deadline for applications. If you are selected, we
will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

View more information on applying for federal employment.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be
consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential
Memoranda, Executive Orders. interpretive U.S. Office of Management
and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies
concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission to
share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

- 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.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

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.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

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