Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Paid Student Trainee Position with the US Secret Service

 Apply by 05/29/2018
  • Salary
    $33,172 to $48,249 per year
  • Pay scale & grade
    GS 04 - 05
  • Work schedule
    Full-Time - Full-Time/Part-Time; Paid
  • Appointment type
    Internships - Internship


  • Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:

    Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities

    Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events

    Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

    Joining the Secret Service, Office of Human Resources, Talent and Employee Acquisition Management Division will allow you to manage, develop, evaluate, execute, and track a comprehensive human capital management program. Apply for this exciting opportunity to impact the Secret Service's mission by providing critical human capital direction in accomplishing the dual protective and investigative missions of the Secret Service and develops policies, procedures and strategies aimed at hiring, retaining, and rewarding a premiere workforce. The Student Trainee (Human Resources) position starts at a salary of $33,172 (GS-04, step 1), with promotion potential to $66,191 (GS-08, step 10). For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here. For more information on the Secret Service click here.


    More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
    Responsibilities
    The selectee will serve as a Student Trainee (Human Resources) in the Office of Human Resources, Talent and Employee Acquisition Management Division. Typical work assignments include:
    Assists one or more Human Resources Specialists in the performance of basic to complex recruitment and staffing responsibilities.
    Research and assist with providing technical guidance to supervisors, managers and employees.
    Assist employees on a variety of HR matters; preparing necessary correspondence and documentation; resolve various HR issues; conducts presentations and prepares written reports.
    Conditions of Employment
    U.S. citizenship is required.
    Conditions of Employment

    If selected for this position, you will be required to:

    Maintain a top secret clearance. Completion of a single scope background investigation is required before appointment. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page.

    Maintain a 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) or 3.0 GPA (graduate) on a 4.0 scale.

    Must be at least 16 years or older.

    Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

    Certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so, if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959.

    Upon boarding, you must sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.



    Qualifications
    GS-04: You qualify for the GS-04 level (starting salary $33,172) if you possess the following:

    Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate’s degree.
    GS-05: You qualify for the GS-05 level (starting salary $37,113) if you possess the following:

    Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or  equivalent degree.
    This will be calculated using your résumé and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

    Students must maintain student eligibility and enrollment throughout the duration of the internship
     (Applicants must be actively enrolled at an accredited institution)Applicants that have graduated or will graduate prior to the completion of the internship are ineligible to participate without proof of future enrollment in an accredited university.
  • Apply on the USAJobs website by May 29.