Pathways Student Intern (Soil Conservationist Trainee)


Vacancy ID: 779481   Announcement Number: MT-779481-SH   USAJOBS Control Number: 333807200

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1. Title of Job

Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Pathways Student Intern (Soil Consvst)

21. Geographic Availability

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300040025 Baker, MT
300090097 Big Timber, MT
300100111 Billings, MT
300150075 Broadus, MT
300210051 Chester, MT
300430087 Forsyth, MT
300540081 Hamilton, MT
300665033 Jordan, MT
300902047 Pablo, MT
300920089 Plains, MT
300990047 Ronan, MT
301050101 Shelby, MT

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Do you have a current/valid state driver's license?

Level Descriptions:

A. Yes

B. No

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment in the Federal Government Student Intern Pathway Program. For each of the following questions select the one response from the choices given that best describes your education. Do not answer positively to a question unless you are able to provide documentation as proof that you have had this type of education at the level you are claiming. See instructions under the "How to Apply" section of the vacancy announcement. Failure to attach required documentation will result in an ineligible rating.

2. Are you currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student at a qualifying education institution and do you meet your school's definition of half-time student? Definition of qualifying educational institution means (1) A public high school whose curriculum has been approved by a State or local governing body, a private school that provides secondary education as determined under State law, or a homeschool that is allowed to operate in a State; (2) Any educational institutions or curricula that has been accredited by an accredited body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (i.e.; a technical or vocational school; a 2-year or 4-year college or university).

Level Descriptions:

A. I am currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution for the purpose of obtaining a diploma or degree.

B. I am not currently enrolled as described above.

3. What is your current enrollment?

Level Descriptions:

A. I am currently a high school student and will be 16 years old by the closing date of this announcement and I expect to enroll in a college or university upon graduation. NOTE: If you will graduate high school in 2013, you must provide proof that you have been accepted for enrollment in a college or university on a full-time or part-time basis. See "How to Apply" section in the vacancy announcement.

B. I am currently enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in a college or university as a degree seeking student and I do not expect to graduate prior to the Fall of 2014. NOTE: If going on for another degree with no break (example: currently pursuing an AA degree but going directly on for a BS degree or currently pursuing a BS but going directly on for a MS degree) do you expect to receive your final degree, not the current degree, after the Fall of 2014.

C. I do not meet the level description for "A" or "B" as listed above.

4. Can you work two (2) summers of full-time employment prior to graduation in order to meet the 640 work hour experience requirement for the Pathways Student Intern Program?

Level Descriptions:

A. Yes

B. No

5. The following question is used to determine what grade level you qualify for. Please select the letter that corresponds to the highest grade level description you meet.

A. GS-01: I am currently a high school student and will be 16 years old by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

B. GS-02: I have a high school diploma or expect to receive a high school diploma in 2013 and enroll in a college or university upon graduation.

C. GS-03: I have completed one academic year (30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours) of post-high school study.

D. GS-04: I have completed two academic years (60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) of post-high school study or Associate's degree.

E. GS-05: I have completed 4 academic years (120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours) of post-high school leading to a Bachelor's degree.


6. What is your current cumulative Grade Point Average (on a 4 point scale)? NOTE: You must provide a copy of your high school or college transcripts, see "How to Apply" section in the vacancy announcement.

Level Descriptions:

A. I possess a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 2.8.

B. I possess a cumulative Grade Point Average less than 2.8.

7. What is your major course of study?

Level Descriptions:

A. I am a high school student and have not decided a major

B. Soil Science

C. Crop Science or Plant Science

D. Agronomy

E. Natural Resource Conservation

F. Range (Range Management/Range Ecology & Management/Range Resources)

G. Other Agricultural related disciplines or Natural Science related disciplines

H. My major is not related to any of the above disciplines

Select one of the following responses for question 8. Failure to respond will result in you being rated as ineligible.

8. I am aware that knowingly and willfully withholding information or making false statements on this application constitutes and will result in disqualification from the selection process. If the misrepresentation is discovered after hiring, I may be subject to inquiry and suitable administrative or disciplinary action up to and including dismissal from the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

I understand that under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Rehabilitation Act of 1973, it is my responsibility to request any reasonable accommodations which I require to complete the application, testing, and/or hiring procedures.

Level Descriptions:

A. I agree to these conditions and hereby certify that all statements made by me on this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

B. I do not agree to these conditions and therefore choose not to be considered for the position at this time.