Full Job Description
Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Job Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-IN-20-10721512
SALARY RANGE: $31208.0 to $45652.0/Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: 2020-02-18 to 2020-03-03
SERIES & GRADE: GS-4/5
AGENCY MARKETING STATEMENT:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world. These positions are located within various organizations of the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health located in Bruceton, PA, Morgantown, WV or Spokane, WA. CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Temporary appointments may be extended through the Fall semester of 2020 without further competition. No further extension is granted past Fall 2020 academic period.
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Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law required DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. All qualification and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. Bargaining Unit Position: Yes Drug Screening Required: No U.S. Citizenship is required or proof of legal residency. Transcripts are required with the current enrollment period course load. Students must provide official transcripts if selected. A school acceptance letter is required for all high school graduates. Student participant agreement. Special Immunizations may be required for some positions. School enrollment form must show current semester registration.
Applicants must have a GPA of 2.95 or above
Applicants must be currently enrolled as a student Basic Qualifications: For GS-04: All applicants must have successfully completed at least 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate's degree. For GS-05: All applicants must have successfully completed a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.Please follow all instructions carefully.Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates.Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates assigned to a category are not given numeric ratings (scores); therefore, preference eligibles do not receive points, as prescribed by 5 U.S.C. S 3309. Applicants applying to this vacancy must have an overall grade point average of 2.95 or higher. Grade point average must be identified on college transcripts or list of courses. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
The Pathways Intern Program is designed to attract students in a wide variety of educational institutions (high school, home-school programs, vocational and technical, undergraduate and graduate) with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work at the beginning of their career, before their career paths are fully established. This vacancy is established to meet hiring needs for the Summer 2020 session. If you are a veteran and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility.
If you are a veteran and you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx). Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. To view the questionnaire, click on the following link:https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10721512. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document(s), view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section. A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 03/03/2020 to receive consideration. - To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application. - Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. - After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process. - You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes: Your résumé showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. Other supporting documents: Cover Letter, optional - Proof of Education: High School Diploma or Transcript(s) Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g., DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.) School Verification Form: https://www.cdc.gov/jobs/pdfs/hr-0152-school-verification-form.pdf Note: You may submit an unofficial transcript or a list of college courses completed indicating course titles, credit hours, and grades received. An official transcript from an accredited educational institution is required if you are selected for the position. For Résumé and Application Tips visit: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Tips.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application. You will receive notice via email once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta GA US 30333
Telephone: (770) 488-1725