Job Information Social Security Administration Pathways Intern (Summer Intern - NTE 09/30/19) in Queens, New York Pathways Intern (Summer Intern - NTE 09/30/19) ##### Social Security Administration Social Security Administration, Jamaica Teleservice Center, Queens New York Overview * ##### Open & closing dates 06/06/2019 to 06/10/2019 This job will close when we have received 25 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more * ##### Service Competitive * ##### Pay scale & grade GS 2 * ##### Salary $13.65 to $13.65 per hour * ##### Appointment type Multiple Appointment Types * ##### Work schedule Full-Time Location 1 vacancy in the following location: - Queens, NY Relocation expenses reimbursed No Telework eligible No - Duties Summary The SSA Internship Program provides individuals who are currently enrolled in or accepted for enrollment and seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate in qualifying educational institutions/programs with developmental experiences in the Federal Government. The Program is intended to provide clear paths and potential careers in the civil service. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities * Assist with faxing Benefit verification letters * Handle outgoing mail * Prepare Eprint documents * Collect forms from telework printers for mailing * Assist with keeping printers stocked with paper Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None * #### Job family (Series) 0399 Administration And Office Support Student Trainee - Requirements Conditions of Employment * U.S. Citizenship required. * Must be enrolled in a qualifying educational institution. * Must be in good academic standing. * Current grade report must show a GPA of 2.5 or higher. * Security and/or background investigation required. * Job offers are contingent on background / security investigation results. * Relocation expenses will not be paid. * Selective Service Registration, if applicable (www.sss.gov). * All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. * Program participant(s) are placed on excepted service appointments NTE 09/30/19. * Announcement will close once 25 applicants are received. Qualifications To qualify for the Program, applicants must be a student currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment and seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate in a qualifying educational institution or program (including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program) on a full or half-time basis as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled. Proof of education must be submitted with your application package and received by the closing date of the announcement. Candidates must meet the basic qualification requirements for the positions being filled, including any positive education requirements and/or selective placement factors. For GS-2: High School graduation or equivalent Education Providing Proof of Education or Substituting Education For information on providing proof of education or substituting for experience, visit https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-CSST Submit a copy of your transcripts that includes your name, the name of the educational institution, course title(s), number of credits, grade, and date of completion. Unofficial transcripts or screenshots of electronic/web transcripts with the required information will be accepted at the time of application. You must submit your transcripts according to the application submission details of this announcement. Documents will not be accepted via email or regular mail. Applicants selected for the position must provide an official transcript(s) prior to being appointed. Foreign Education: If your transcripts show education completed in foreign colleges or universities, you must also provide documentation that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in a conventional/accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Additional information Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov. Additional selections may be made for this vacancy six months from the closing date of this announcement. Program participants serving on appointments for 1 year or less are generally ineligible for coverage under the Federal Employees Retirement System and unable to participate in the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance program, and the Thrift Savings Program. Participants serving on appointments for more than 90 days may be eligible for coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits program. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above Please make sure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your evaluation. To preview the questions, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10513252 Applicants will be evaluated for basic eligibility only. The evaluation you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Your resume and supporting documentation may be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire, which is designed to capture the qualification requirements for this position. Please make sure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your evaluation. Qualified applicants will be placed in categories according to veterans' preference status: 1. 10-point preference eligible veterans with a compensable service-connected disability rating of 10 percent or more; 2. Other 10-point preference eligible veterans 3. 5-point preference eligible veterans 4. Veterans eligible for Sole Survivorship Preference 5. All other applicants Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Not Required Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness - Required Documents You must submit supporting documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement to qualify for the Internship Program and claim certain types of preference. RESUME: All applicants must submit a resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment, and duties performed. PROOF OF EDUCATION: Please see Qualifications and Education sections for details. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference under you must submit a copy of your military discharge certificate (DD 214 member 4 copy) or an official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty. To be acceptable, the document must show Character of Service. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference based on a service-connected disability, you must also submit an Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference (SF 15) and the required documentation specified on the reverse of the SF-15. Applicants claiming derived preference must submit the SF-15 and the required documentation specified on the reverse of the SF 15. Preference will be granted based on the documents received. For more information visit the Vet Guide. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VETERANS: The Office of Personnel Management has published the end date for Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) as August 31, 2010. To receive veterans' preference for service during the Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom era, you must have served for more than 180 days between September 11, 2001 and August 31, 2010 OR be in receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal. The updated CFR language is available here. Other qualifying eligibility for preference (e.g., disability) remains unchanged. 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. Review our benefits 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 To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 1. Your Resume 2. Transcript(s) 3. The Occupational Questionnaire 4. Additional Required Documents, if applicable (see Required Documents section) The complete Application Package must be submitted before midnight (EST) on 06/10/2019 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. If you use assistive software or an adaptive device, or you are experiencing some other type of technical difficulty and/or otherwise require assistance with the application process, please contact Kelvin Gutierrez at Kelvin.Gutierrez@ssa.gov or (212) 264-1493. Individuals with disabilities may also call us via Federal Relay using the (voice) contact telephone provided. Due to our security procedures, our office will not accept any applications submitted via email or standard mail. The email address is listed only for inquiries about the position or the How to Apply process. To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log in to your USAJOBS account. Agency contact information Kelvin Gutierrez Phone (212) 264-1493 Email Kelvin.Gutierrez@ssa.gov Address Region II TSC One Jamaica Center Plaza 11th Floor Jamaica, NY 11432 US Learn more about this agency Next steps Once you have successfully submitted your application materials, you can expect to receive a least two or more of the following email notifications concerning your application status: (1) Receipt of application; (2) Qualifications status and whether your application has been Referred/Not Referred to the selecting official; and (3) Selection status for the 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/535932500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.