Student Trainee (Biological, Engineering, Statistics)


Vacancy ID: 837652   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CDRH-IN-13-837652   USAJOBS Control Number: 337178200

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 837652
1. Title of Job

INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENTIST (RECENT GRADUATE)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)


6. Citizenship

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 07.


07
09

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. 


001 BIOLOGY
002 Medical and Health
003 Engineering
004 Mathematics Statistics

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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.

1. 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: 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). Select only one answer.

 

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

2. What is your current enrollment?

 

Level Descriptions:

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

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

Level Descriptions:

A. I possess a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.2.
B. I possess a cumulative Grade Point Average less than 3.2

4. From the description below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the basic qualification requirements for Biology, GS-0499.

A. I have a bachelor's degree and working towards my master's in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
B. I have a combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major as shown in "A" above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

5. From the description below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the basic qualification requirements for Medical and Public Health, GS-0699.

A. I have at least bachelor's degree in microbiology; or biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included at least 20 semester hours in microbiology and other subjects related to the study of microorganisms, and 20 semester hours in the physical and mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, and college algebra, or their equivalent.
B. I have a combination of education and experience-- courses equivalent to a major as shown in "A" above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

6. From the description below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the basic qualification requirements for Engineering, GS-0899.

A. I have a degree in professional engineering from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; OR
B. I have a degree in professional engineering that includes differential and integral calculus and courses in at least 5 of the following 7 areas: (1) statics, dynamics; (2) strength of materials; (3) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (4) thermodynamics; (5) electrical fields and circuits; (6) nature and properties of materials; (7) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics or electronics; OR
C. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor ' s degree in engineering as demonstrated by my current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico; OR
D. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in engineering as demonstrated by passing the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination or the written test required for professional registration; OR
E. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in engineering which includes at least 60 semester/90 quarter hours in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences that included the courses specified in B above. All courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum; OR
F. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in engineering that includes a bachelor ' s degree in a related curriculum (engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology), AND at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.
G. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

7. From the description below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the basic qualification requirements for Mathematical Statistics, GS-1599.

A. Degree: that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics OR
B. Combination of education and experience -- at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

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

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.