Summer 2013 Student Trainee (Soil Conservation Internship)


Vacancy ID: 801756   Announcement Number: AT801756   USAJOBS Control Number: 333062400

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is:  801756


1. Title of Job

Summer 2013 Student Trainee (Soil Conservation Internship)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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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

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 Summer 2013 Student Trainee (Soil Conservation Internship)

21. Geographic Availability

Select at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code(s) for this position is/are:
120160105 Bartow, FL
120800131 Defuniak Springs, FL
121130001 Gainesville, FL
121590097 Kissimmee, FL
121660023 Lake City, FL
122070113 Milton, FL
122300093 Okeechobee, FL
122440081 Palmetto, FL
122970069 Tavares, FL

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Eligibility

For each of the following questions select the one response from the choices given that best describes your experience and/or training. Do not answer positively to a question unless you are able to provide specific examples or documentation as proof that you have had this type of education or experience at the level you are claiming.

1. Are you currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student at an accredited college or university?

A. Yes, I am currently enrolled or accepted on at least a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution for the purpose of obtaining a diploma, degree, or certificate.
B. No, I am not currently enrolled as described above.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

2. From the descriptions below, select the one that best describes your education for Student Trainee, GS-499-3.

A. I have completed at least one full academic year of post-high school study.
B. I do not possess the education as described above.

3. From the descriptions below, select the one that best describes your education for Student Trainee, GS-499-4.

A. I have completed at least two full academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree.
B. I do not possess the education as described above.

Grade Level Determination

Please select the letter that best corresponds to your education and/or experience level.

4. What year will you obtain your degree?  Note: If going on for another degree with no break (example currently pursuing an AA degree but going directly on for a BS degree) please list the date of the final degree, not the current degree.

A. Fall 2012
B. Spring 2013
C. Fall 2013
D. Spring 2014
E. Fall 2014
F. I am expected to graduate after Fall 2014

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

A. Yes
B. No

6. What is the highest level of education you will have completed by the closing date of this announcement?

A. High School Diploma
B. One year of college (30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours)
C. Associates Degree or two years college (60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours)
D. Three years of college (90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours)
E. Bachelor's Degree (120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours)
F. One year of Graduate Education (18 semester hours beyond BA/BS)
G. Master's Degree
H. Ph.D.

7. What is your current cumulative grade Point Average (on a 4 point scale)?

A. 4.0 or equivalent
B. 3.5-3.99 or equivalent
C. 3.0-3.49 or equivalent
D. 2.5-2.99 or equivalent
E. 2.0-2.49 or equivalent
F. 1.99 or below

8. What is your major course of study?

A. Soil Science
B. Plant Science
C. Crop Science
D. Agronomy
E. Forestry
F. Natural Resource Conservation
G. Rangeland Management
H. Agricultural Engineering
I. Other Agricultural Discipline
J. Other Natural Science Discipline
K. My major is not related to any of the above disciplines

9. How many semester hours of crops or plant science courses have you taken or are currently enrolled in?

A. 9 or more semester hours
B. 6-8 semester hours
C. 1-5 semester hours
D. 0 semester hours

10. How many semester hours of soils courses have you taken or are currently enrolled in?

A. 9 or more semester hours
B. 6-8 semester hours
C. 1-5 semester hours
D. 0 semester hours

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

A. Yes
B. No

12. Have you ever held a paying job related to Agriculture or Natural Resources?

A. Yes
B. No

13. Do you have any farming/ranching experience?

A. Yes
B. No

Certification of Information Accuracy

Your responses in this Assessment Questioner are subject to evaluation and verification.  Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or dismissing you from employment following acceptance.  Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

14. If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith.  I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731).  I understand that any information I give may be investigated.  I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.