Student Trainee (Rangeland Management)
Department Of The Interior - Cody, WY

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The BLM manages more land - approximately 253 million acres - than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Explore a student internship with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website .

This position is located in Cody, WY. Information about Location and the Location area can be found at Cody, WY.

The Pathways Internship Program is a streamlined program which replaces the Student Education Employment Program (SEEP) by consolidating the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) and the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP). The Program is designed to attract students enrolled 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 development work at the beginning of their career, before their careers paths are fully established.

Position to be filled is a Student Trainee in Rangeland Management. The program allows students to gain real, paid work experience while pursuing a college degree in a particular career field. (Students who successfully complete all work, study, qualifications and other eligibility requirements may be offered permanent positions with our agency upon graduation but this is not a guarantee.) KEY REQUIREMENTS

U.S. Citizenship is required

Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections

Background investigation is required
You must meet half-time student enrollment requirements

You must have a GPA of at least 2.5 DUTIES:
As a Student Trainee in Rangeland Management with the Bureau of Land Management, the student will assist with or carry out tasks of limited scope withing this field, learning BLM processes, entering data into computer data bases and reports, and carrying out prescribed tasks, in accordance with previous assignments or as directed by journey-level staff in this field. Work is assigned to develop familiarity in BLM processes utilized as part of the jouney-level. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Pathways Program candidates will meet the qualification requirements consistent with OPM qualification standards applicable to the position being filled.

For GS-04: enrolled at least half time as defined by the academic institution with a GPA of at least 2.5 and 1 year of student trainee experience.

Degree: Range, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agronomy, Agricultural Discipline, or related natural resource discipline.

Unofficial transcripts are required to verify educational claims. All academic degrees and course work must be completed at a college, or university that has obtained accreditation from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see: http://www.ed.gov/

Application materials will not be returned.

SUITABILITY, CLEARANCE & REQUIREMENTS: A background security investigation is required. Appointment is subject to the successful completion of the security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the questionnaire. You will receive a numeric rating based on the degree to which your background matches the qualifications required for this position. After review, if a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and experience, your score can and will be adjusted to accurately reflect your abilities. Please ensure that your resume is detailed to include specific experience that pertains to this position, and dates of past employment.
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BENEFITS:
To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at Federal Benefits at USAJOBS . OTHER INFORMATION:
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website .

May require completion of a 1 year probationary period;

Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

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