Hanscom AFB, MA, United States
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to provide a student trainee who has been appointed to the Pathways Program with on-the-job training and guidance to further student technical development.
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. Are you looking for a unique internship opportunity to gain valuable work experience? An internship with the Department of the Air Force offers challenging work, and the satisfaction of knowing you've made a difference. We're offering you an exciting opportunity to gain "real world" experience as an Intern in the Pathways Program. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered.
Location: Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, United States
Posted Date: 2/18/2021
In order to qualify, you must meet the general experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Student Trainee Positions. For GS-01 grade level: Current enrollment in a high school diploma program. For GS-02 grade level: Completion of high school diploma or equivalent no later than June 2021 AND acceptance or current enrollment on an accredited college/university. For GS-03 grade level: Completion of 30 semester hours or more of post high school study leading towards a qualifying degree (i.e. associate's, bachelor's, master's, etc.). For GS-04 grade level: Completion of 60 semester hours or more of post high school study leading towards a qualifying degree (i.e. associate's, bachelor's, master's, etc.). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Basic knowledge of lifesaving, first aid, and CPR as would be learned through an approved course leading to certification. Limited knowledge of swimming facility rules, work procedures, equipment, and materials to perform standing, recurring tasks. Ability to communicate effectively, orally. Demonstrated current physical ability to swim to and rescue swimmers of all age up to and including adult and to administer CPR to adults, children, and infants. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a developmental opportunity, this position will be filled at the GS-01 through GS-04 depending on applicant qualifications and organizational requirements. The individual selected for this position may be considered for promotion to a higher grade without further competition upon meeting all legal and regulatory/program requirements. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.