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US Department of Commerce Colorado Jobs Opening 2021 Summary

Name of Recruiter US Department of Commerce
Name of Job Position Student Trainee (Business and Industry)
Job Location
Jobs Type Jobs in Colorado
Application Deadline Not Applicable
Salary $25,858 – $51,592 per year

Job Description

This position is located in the NOAA in Acquisition and Grants Office (AGO), a corporate staff office of the Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator, with vacancies in Silver Spring, MD, Boulder, CO, Seattle, WA and Norfolk, VA.


The incumbent will receive on-the-job and classroom training in the application of concepts, principles, practices, and procedures pertaining to one or more functional areas of AGO’s Business and Industry: contracts; procurement; grants management; other areas as needed.

The incumbent will assist higher level employees by performing routine but developmental tasks associated with any phase of Business and Industry programs, including:

  • Performing very specific related tasks involving contracting and procurement, leasing, grants and agreements, property management, resources, realty, appraising, purchasing, procurement assistance, and other miscellaneous business and industry work.
  • Reviewing and examining various requirement documents for final processing of grants and/or executed contracts for procurements of various supplies and services;
  • Assembling necessary requirements documents for processing by the grants and/or contracting office, ensuring compliance with appropriate correspondence guidance and contractual requirements;
  • Conducting research related to grants and/or contract requirements;
  • Assisting in the compilation of correspondence and other records and maintain in filing system;
  • Assisting grants and/or contract specialists in the preparation of solicitations and contracts;
  • Maintaining current grants and/or contract files; and
  • Reviewing documents and correspondence pertaining to grants and/or contracts and changes.

These duties are described at the full performance level GS-05, the GS-02/03/04 are developmental leading to such performance.

  • Positions in Boulder, Co are in a bargaining unit. All other positions are not in a bargaining unit.

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

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

05 – If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

    • Job family (Series)

      1199 Business And Industry Student Trainee

    • Requirements

      Conditions of Employment

      • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
      • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
      • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
      • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
      • Must sign a Pathways Programs Participant Agreement.
      • A minimum one year trial period will be required.


      • Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment;
      • Applicants will be on a trial period for the duration of the appointment;
      • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a student at lease on a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution in a certificate, degree, or diploma program;
      • Be in good academic standing as defined by the educational institution (at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale);
      • Provide an official certified school transcript or proof of enrollment; and
      • If selected, must sign a Pathways Program Internship Program Agreement after being appointed. Official transcripts will be required before you can report to duty.
      Intern and Interns NTE must:

      • Be accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree or certificate in a qualifying educational institution on a half-time to full-time basis (as determined by the educational institution);
      • Meet the definition of a student throughout the duration of their appointments;
      • Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the agency’s Participant Agreement with the Intern and;
      • Meet the qualification standards (e.g., series and grade) for position.

      Applicants must demonstrate proof of enrollment for the Spring of 2021, by submitting an official proof of enrollment letter from a qualifying educational institution or a transcript indicating courses to be taken in the Term Spring of 2021. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

      This position is being recruited with an opportunity for non-competitive conversion eligibility to a permanent OR term position upon completion of all program requirements. Conversion is not mandatory nor guaranteed (see Other Information).

      This vacancy may be used to fill other Student Trainee (Business and Industry), GS-1199-02/03/04/05 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: the same qualifications and eligibility requirements as indicated in this vacancy announcement).


      Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management’s website located at:

      To qualify at the GS-02 level:

      Completion of high school or possession of a GED diploma.

      To qualify at the GS-03 level:

      Completion of 1 full academic year of post-high school study.

      To qualify at the GS-04 level:

      Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate’s degree.

      To qualify at the GS-05 level:

      Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree.


      Definition of Student: Student is defined as an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, or certificate) in a qualifying academic institution, on a half or full-time basis. Half-time is defined by the educational institution in which the student is enrolled. Students do not have to be in actual physical attendance in school, online curriculums are acceptable as long as the school is accredited by the Department of Education.

      Proof of Enrollment: NOAA will use applicant’s transcript as proof of enrollment in the identified college/university provided it demonstrates definition of eligible student. A letter from an educational institution indicating acceptance may be used as proof of enrollment for those students who are continuing studies at a new college or university or for those student whose transcripts do not reflect in-progress courses. An official transcript will be required before you can report to duty.

      Additional information

      PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION: For both Intern and Intern NTE, agencies have the discretion to consider interns for non-competitive conversion to term or permanent positions in the competitive services, provided that the intern has met all academic and Program requirements, and are within 120 days of academic program completion. There is no guarantee for conversion.

      To be eligible for conversion, an Intern or eligible Intern NTE must:

      • Be a United States citizen or national;
      • Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Program while enrolled as a half-time or full-time degree or certificate seeking student;
      • Complete a course of academic study, within the preceding 120-day period, at a qualifying educational institution conferring a diploma, certificate or degree;
      • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which she or he will be converted;
      • Receive a favorable recommendation by an official of the agency or agencies in which she or he served; and
      • Meet agency-specific requirements, as specified in the Participant Agreement.

      NOAA participates in e-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

      How You Will Be Evaluated

      You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

      Your resume, supporting documents and responses to the online questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you meet eligibility and minimum qualification requirements. Veterans’ preference applies to all selections made under the Pathways authority in accordance with CFR, Part 302.
      To preview questions please click here.

      Background checks and security clearance

      Security clearance


      Drug test required


  • Required Documents

    The following documents are required for your application to be complete. Our office cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in mail service, your system failure or downtime, etc. Encrypted documents will not be accepted.

    • Resume must include: 1) personal information; to includes address 2) education; 3 work experience including work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment; and title, series and grade, if applicable; 4) supervisor’s phone number, e-mail address for each work period listed, and whether or not we may contact them for reference checks; and 5) other qualifications, such as unpaid volunteer work experience.
    • Proof of enrollment in school or acceptance of enrollment stipulating that you are in good academic standing.
    • A copy of your most recent transcripts which show your field of study, school name, student’s name, current GPA or academic standing, past and current course work, degree program, and major/concentration; an unofficial copy is sufficient with the application provided it contains the required information. If selected, an official college transcript will be required prior to entering on duty.

    You must submit the document below if you claim any of the following:

    • If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your Member 4 DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service or other valid proof of eligibility (i.e., statement of service that shows service dates AND character of service). If 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
    • Active Duty Service Members You must submit a statement of discharge/certification of release or an official written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions no later than 120 days from the date the announcement closes. Enlisted Record Briefs and military identification do NOT qualify as official documentation. If the appropriate information is not submitted to confirm the discharge status, dates of service, etc., you will not be considered for this job opportunity under Veteran Preference procedures. To gain access to your DD-214 online please visit

    Failure to provide all of the required documents as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in lost consideration, an ineligible rating, or may affect the overall rating.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    NOAA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


This job is open to

  • Students

    Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.

Clarification from the agency

Students who have been accepted for enrollment or are currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution in good academic standing. All applicants must demonstrate proof of enrollment for the Term Spring of 2021. Good academic standing is determined by the educational institution, but is typically a Grade Point Average of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must provide proof of current enrollment in school or documentation indicating acceptance in an accredited educational institution.

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