Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys Information Technology Specialist in New York, New York
This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Recent Graduates Program. This appointment is a one year career development program. At the successful completion of the program requirements, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional appointment. For more information on the Pathways Program, please visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/
Conditions of Employment
To be eligible for a recent graduate appointment, ALL of the following requirements must be met: Recent Graduates must have obtained a qualifying associates, bachelors, master's, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying accredited educational institution within the previous 2 years unless military service interfered with a veteran's eligibility to apply during that two year time frame. Veterans meeting the above exclusion may apply within 2 years of discharge or 6 years from the date of receipt of the degree whichever comes first. (Go to http://www.ed.gov/accreditation?src=rn to verify accreditation status). Recent graduates must be United States citizens or owe permanent allegiance to the United States. (Currently, natives of American Samoa, Swains Island and certain inhabitants of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are the only groups that owe permanent allegiance to the United States.) You must successfully complete a background investigation to determine your suitability for Federal employment. All recent graduates are required to sign a Pathways Recent Graduate Participant Agreement. Recent Graduates serve a trial period for the entire duration of their excepted service appointment. AND To be qualified, you must possess one of the following: Experience:
One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience which demonstrates each of the following competencies: Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Oral Communication and Problem Solving. Specialized experience also includes performing the following types of duties: providing desk support to users; participating in testing and upgrading of systems and applications; assisting with data recovery; and developing data and graphics. OR Education:
Possess one full year of graduate education in a closely related field (e.g., computer science, information systems management, technology management), or a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems, or networks. OR, possess a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management, or a degree that provided 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks, and meet at least one of the following criteria: class standing in the upper third of the graduating class; an overall GPA of 3.0 OR at least a 3.0 based on courses completed during the final two years of my curriculum; a GPA of at least 3.5 based on the average of required courses completed in my major field OR based on the average of required courses completed during the final two years of my curriculum; or election to membership on a national scholastic honor society.