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Posted on July 14, 2017
This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Geodetic Survey (NGS).
NOAA is seeking bright, innovate, results-oriented individuals to join the Recent Graduates Program which is an entry level program that targets individuals who have recently graduated from an accredited educational institution. Successful applicants will be placed in a dynamic, career development program. Throughout the program, you will participate in formal interactive training, job assignments and provided a mentor to develop competencies applicable to the target position.
More information on the Pathways Program for recent graduates can be found here.
PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION: Upon completion of the minimum 1-year career development program, Program participants may, at agency discretion, be non-competitively converted without a break in service, to a term, career or career conditional appointment. There is no guarantee for conversion.
To be eligible for conversion, Recent Graduates must:
* Applicants will be on a trial period for the duration of the appointment.
* Relocation/Moving expenses will not be authorized.
* Student Loan Repayment will not be authorized.
* This position is not in the bargaining unit.
This vacancy may be used to fill other Geographer, ZP-0150-2 FPL 4 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: the same qualifications and eligibility requirements as indicated in this vacancy announcement).
As a Geographer (Recent Graduate), you will perform the following duties:
This position will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay plan, and pay band. The ZP-2 is equivalent to the GS-07/10. This position will have promotion potential to the ZP-4. The ZP-4 is equivalent to the GS-13/14.