Job Information Bureau of the Fiscal Service Bureau of the Fiscal Service Internship Program Student Trainee (Accounting Technician) in Parkersburg, West Virginia Bureau of the Fiscal Service Internship Program Student Trainee (Accounting Technician) Department of the Treasury Bureau of the Fiscal Service Overview * ##### Open & closing dates 05/30/2019 to 06/05/2019 This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more * ##### Service Excepted * ##### Pay scale & grade GS 04 - 05 * ##### Salary $30,344 to $44,130 per year * ##### Appointment type Internships - Internship Not To Exceed 120 days but may be extended without further posting. * ##### Work schedule Full-Time - Work schedule is full time in the summer. Location 4 vacancies in the following location: - Parkersburg, WV 4 vacancies Relocation expenses reimbursed No Telework eligible No - Duties Summary The incumbent serves as a Student Trainee (Accounting Technician) in the Office of Fiscal Accounting and performs a variety of work with accounting systems, policies, and procedures. PLEASE NOTE: Based on the current hiring restrictions, selectees may be subject to additional approvals prior to an offer being extended. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The Pathways Internship Program combines a temporary opportunity to earn a competitive salary while learning about federal service. Interns gain valuable, resume- building work experience and opportunities to foster networking relationships. If you are seeking a (technical), (bachelors), or (masters) degree, possess outstanding communication skills and are looking for an opportunity to challenge your teambuilding skills, then this opportunity is for you. WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PATHWAYS PROGRAM? For additional information regarding the Pathways Program, please refer to the following website: www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 50th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 06/05/2019; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes. As an NTE Intern, your major duties may include: * Use automated systems to access, retrieve and generate various transaction data and reports. * Validate, monitor, control and maintain routine and complex accounting transactions and accounting records, entering data into an automated accounting system or onto required forms and correcting invalid entries. * Review documents to verify accounting data and mathematical accuracy, making adjustments to data in the system when discrepancies appear. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 06 * #### Job family (Series) 0599 Financial Management Student Trainee - Requirements Conditions of Employment * Please refer to "Conditions of Employment." * Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying. . Qualifications You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement. **Eligibility Requirements 1) You MUST meet the definition of a STUDENT for the duration of your appointment as follows:** An individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (high school, college (4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate) in a qualifying and accredited educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled), including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under Public Law 93842. Students need not be in actual physical attendance, so long as all other requirements are met. An individual who needs to complete less than the equivalent of half an academic/vocational or technical course-load immediately prior to graduating is still considered a student for purposes of this Program. For more information on the education requirements go to Treasurys Pathways Program. 2) GPA: Every semester, candidates must maintain good academic standing with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. AND The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. To qualify for the grade 05 level, you must meet the following requirements: A. Education: You must have successfully completed 4 years of education above high school leading to a bachelor's degree OR B. You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience must include: reviewing supporting documents to verify accounting data and demonstrating familiarity with automated systems or software in accounting processes. OR C. You may qualify with a combination of qualifying education and experience. To qualify for the grade 04 level, you must meet the following requirements: A. Education: You must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study or associate's degree OR B. Experience: You must have at least one year of general experience which is progressively responsible clerical, office work OR C. You may qualify with a combination of qualifying education and experience. If qualifying with experience, the experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your r�sum�. Education Additional information Relocation expenses will not be paid. We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. This is a bargaining unit position. We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: All selectees must sign a Pathways Participant Agreement. Provide proof of education (transcripts) prior to the job offer; An official transcript will be required if you are selected. Must successfully complete a background investigation. Public Trust Background Investigation will be required. Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so. Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Your application includes your r�sum�, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your r�sum� includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Application Review: All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications may be referred to the hiring manager in preference order. The hiring manager may review the application of all qualified individuals and make selection(s) in accordance with veterans preference. We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process. Veterans Preference: Veterans preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Veterans who are awarded preference are listed before non-preference eligibles and are required by law to be considered before non-preference-eligibles in the applicant pool. Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. To preview questions please click here. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Not Required Drug test required No - Required Documents *A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, 3. Provide proof of education (transcripts) and 4. Submission of any required documents. * Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips. EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION You must submit dated documentation verifying you meet the definition of student. (e.g. letter from the registrar, unofficial transcripts). An official transcript will be required if you are selected. Proof of enrollment must show that you are currently enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis (generally, 6 semester hours). If you are applying within 30 days of the end of a semester/quarter and your transcript does not show enrollment for the next term, you must provide a letter from the school registrar that shows your status as full- or half-time student or you must provide proof from a resource such as the National Student Clearinghouse (http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/). A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions. VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION If you are claiming veterans preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets. If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide. 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 A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Bureau of the Fiscal Service offers a generous benefits package to eligible employees. Intern benefits package includes: Challenging work and competitive salaries; Flexible work schedules; For full-time employees-10 paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year; **A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums. Learn more about the Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits ** Generally, as a temporary Intern, you may become eligible for health and life insurance benefits once you have continuously employed for more than one year. Specific benefits information will be provided upon selection. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. - How to Apply The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date. Bureau of the Fiscal Service provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process. To begin, either click the Create a New Account button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts. You will be re-directed to Bureau of the Fiscal Service CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to My Account to view and update your information, as necessary. To complete, you must click the Finish button located at the bottom of the Application Review page. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application and the documentation received. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at email@example.com and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk. Agency contact information Applicant Call Center Phone 304-480-7300 Fax 000-000-0000 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Address Bureau of the Fiscal Service *** Please see the "How to Apply" section *** Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106 United States Learn more about this agency Next steps You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS My Account tab and clicking on Application Status. For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on more information. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position. - 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 applicants 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 www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/535117900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.