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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Student Trainee (Lock and Dam Equipment Repair)

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Job Location

Greenup, KY, United States

Job Description

About the Position: Positions are located in various locations throughout the Huntington District Corps of Engineers, Operations Division and will be filled under the Department of Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation. Schedules are flexible, but you must be able to work in the physical location of the job advertised while attending/enrolled in school.

Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. The initial cut-off for referral consideration is 30 Sep 2019; applications received by this date will have the first opportunity for review. Applications received after this date will be given consideration as vacancies occur.

Location: Greenup, Kentucky, United States

Posted Date: 1/20/2020

Job Requirements

Who May Apply: Students who are eligible for participation in the Department of the Army Internship Program Positions are open to current students pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution on at least a half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled). Short-term training programs (e.g., several two-week programs completed) are not considered an academic course of study. Internship for current students in good standing at an accredited education. For these internships, you must be able to work in one of the the physical locations advertised while attending/enrolled in school. When not attending classes you are required to work (i.e. summers, fall and spring breaks, etc.). This intern positions are designed to prepare student trainee's for employment after graduation as a Lock and Dam Equipment Repairer. Interns will be assigned tasks designed to increase familiarity with the target occupation in a real world work environment. These opportunities follow a standard promotional path: Internship selections will be made at the WY-03 or WY-04 levels. Within 120 days after completion of Internship requirements, you may be eligible for conversion to the entry-level for the target occupation. Entry level for these positions are typically at the WY-05 level. The actual grade level at the time of conversion depends on academic achievement and other factors. The full performance level of these positions are WY-08 or WY-10, depending on available vacancies. Progression from the entry-level to the full performance level for this occupation will depend on successful completion of all requirements for promotion. Promotions may be considered after a year at each grade level, but are not guaranteed to occur on a specific time schedule. See requirements for conversion to permanent or term position in the "Additional Information" section below. For qualification purposes, an academic year is computed as follows: At the undergraduate level, successfully completed education that has not led to possession of a degree is credited based on its relationship to 120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours. For example, 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours is comparable to 1 year of undergraduate education. Four years of progressive study or 120 semester hours meets the degree requirements. Additional credit cannot be given for duplicate course work. For study at a business or technical school, 36 weeks of study (20+ classroom hours per week) is comparable to 1 academic year above high school. An academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 academic year of full-time study. This determination is made based on normal course loads for a full year of study in the graduate program. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended. When academic credit is expressed in contract months, units, or other terms that differ from conventional semester or quarter hours, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide an interpretation of such credits from the appropriate institution in order to equate them to the semester or quarter hours specified in the standard. NOTE: If your college, vocational, trade, technical or high schools' definition of "academic year" differs from above, you must submit proof of this difference (e.g., copy of course catalog that defines an academic year). Absent this documentation, you will screened for academic qualifications based on the academic hours as defined in the bullets above. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Grade Point AverageLearningLikelihood Of Success In Assignments Which Require Interest, Motivation, And Readiness To Do Simple Work
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January 20, 2020
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