Af pathways internship/student trainee (aircraft worker)

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Air Force
Student/Internship Program Eligibles Internships Multiple Schedules
This is an Air Force Pathways Internship position located at Hill AFB, Utah. The Pathways Intern Program is a planned, progressive education program that provides for the integration of a student's academic studies with target positions in the Federal Workforce. The Pathways Intern Program allows students to gain real, paid work experience while pursuing a diploma, degree or certificate in a particular career field. Work locations vary throughout Hill Air Force Base, and the duties performed are designed to provide hands-on experience in the specific discipline for which hired. At the agency's discretion, students who successfully complete all academic and on-the-job training requirements, meet qualification requirements, and meet other eligibility requirements may be offered permanent positions with the Air Force. PERMANENT PLACEMENT IS NEITHER GUARANTEED NOR MANDATORY. You must be recommended for permanent placement by the management of your agency or organization. Placement would be into an entry-level position that includes work directly related to your education, which may or may not have further noncompetitive promotion potential.
3-Month Register: This announcement will result in a 3-Month register (list of eligible candidates) that may be used to fill like vacancies for 3 months after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
HOURLY WAGE : $13.35 TO $18.77
This position is located in the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group ; however, this announcement may be used to fill other positions at Hill Air Force Base.
Application is limited to those persons living within the commuting distance of Hill Air Force Base, Utah
WHO MAY APPLY: Students who are enrolled or intending to enroll in a Aircraft Mechanic curriculum. Supporting educational documentation will be reviewed to determine applicability of curriculum to the field of Aircraft Mechanic.
_ Tuition costs are paid by the student and WILL NOT be covered by Hill AFB.
A U.S. citizen or a national (resident of American Samoa or Swains Island). Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if:
Permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act
Eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws
NOTE: U.S. citizenship is required for a noncompetitive conversion to a permanent or term appointment with the Department of the Air Force.
U.S. Citizenship required upon conversion Veterans must submit required documentation to receive veterans' preference Must be at least 18 years of age
The purpose of this position is to provide qualifying work experience through the Pathways Internship Program in the Aircraft Mechanicfield. Work will be with a Aircraft Mechanic of higher grade working on a variety of assignments with limited complexity and with specific guidance. Will be required to become familiar with the processes and requirements of the assignments assigned. Work will be under close supervision and review, usually carrying out tasks at the specific direction of a higher grade specialist.
As a Student Trainee (Aircraft Mechanic),WG-8801-03 in the Pathways Internship Program you will work effectively with peers and supervisors. You will also:- Adhere to the organization's rules, policies and standards of conduct.
Make a genuine effort to effectively develop the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the position.
Complete all required on-the-job training, minimum of 640 hours, before or concurrently with education requirements.
EXPERIENCE: No previous relatable experience is required for this position.
1. Ability to follow basic directions and instructions.
2. Ability to communicate effectively orally, and in writing.
3. Ability to learn common and typical tasks of the trade.
_SECURITY CLEARANCE: Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain an Secret securityclearance as a condition of employment.
1. Must sign a Participant Agreement
2. Interns may work part-time or full-time schedules.
3. The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license is required.4. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Employee regularly handles weights of 25 pounds and over with assistance.Must climb, push, stoop, crawl, kneel, repeated bending and stand for prolonged periods on concrete or metal surfaces, walk.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in hanger areas, outdoors, in parked aircraft, and sometimes in hazardous noise areas. Exposed to extremes in heat, cold, and inclement weather. Must work in confied areas and in awkward positions. Exposed to dirt, grease, and aircraft fluids, oil, hydraulic fluid, solvents, and hazardous fluids and gases such as Hydrazine and Halon. Subject to custs, bruises, muscle strain, and injury from fall off scaffolds, ladders, and aircraft surfaces. May be exposed to intake suction and hot exhaust blast. 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.
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 Occupational 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.
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, August 28, 2014
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 occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, clickhere for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 1197463. Fax your documents to . All supporting documents should be uploaded to your USAJOBS account and included with your application package. Faxing documents should be used as a last resort; do not fax duplicate documents.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Please Note: The numbering of the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire in Section 25 of the of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one. When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (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 by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.
Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.
Online Application (Questionnaire)
Resume - If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
Current or Former Federal Employees, You must submit your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting highest grade held.
Veterans , if you are a veteran with preference you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (a copy stating character of service, Service-2, Service-7, Member-4, or etc.). If not separated you may provide a memo from your Military Personnel Office that includes your "character of service". In addition, if claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a current VA letter dated 1991 or later stating your overall/combined percent of disability and a Standard Form (SF) 15 "Application for 10-pont Veterans' Preference". For more information on veterans' preference see .
IF APPLICABLE: A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. It must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
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.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program . In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
DIRECT DEPOSIT : All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE does apply in the recruitment and hiring procedures of Interns under the Pathways program. Selections made under this notice will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Incomplete applications that do not include supporting documentation may be eliminated from consideration. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, in the occupational questionnaire, will not be evaluated further. Your application may not receive appropriate consideration without the required supporting documentation. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or removal after hiring.
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.
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Recuitment and/or retention incentives will not be used.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .

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