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Job opening: Student Trainee (Field Examiner)

Salary: $66 757 - 86 780 per year
City: Brooklyn
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in a Field Office of the National Labor Relations Board. Incumbent is responsible for assisting the region with case handling work including investigating representation petitions, unfair labor practice charges, and election proceedings.


As a Student Trainee (Field Examiner) GS-0299-9, your typical work assignments may include: Preparing election agreements and/or stipulations for an election; Investigating challenged ballots or objections to a representation election; and Conducting administrative hearings to develop a record in pre- and post-election settings to resolve unit placement, voting eligibility, and conduct of election issues; and Analyzing issues to resolve questions concerning the appropriateness of a bargaining unit in representation cases and to resolve challenge ballots and objectives.


  • U. S. Citizenship Required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • May be subject to a background investigation prior to appointment.
  • This position is not part of the bargaining unit.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • This is not a virtual (remote) position.
  • Submit complete application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
  • This is Post-Secondary position. Transcripts are required to be considered for this position.
  • Post-secondary students being converted to positions covered under Administrative Careers with America (ACWA) must be assessed prior to non-competitive conversion.


The Post-Secondary Student Hiring Authority will allow agencies to use strategic recruiting to hire certain post-secondary students into positions in the competitive service on a temporary or term basis. More information on the regulation can be found here. To be eligible for consideration you must meet the definition of as defined below: Post-Secondary Student: a person who, (1) is currently enrolled in, and in good academic standing at, a full-time program at an institution of higher education; and (2) is making satisfactory progress towards receipt of a baccalaureate or graduate degree; and (3) has completed at least one year of the program. A post-secondary student appointment expires 120 days after completion of the designated academic course of study, unless the student is selected for noncompetitive conversion. All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. The Ideal Candidate Statement: The NLRB is looking for Undergraduate and Graduate students interested in seeking employment pursuing compliance with the National Labor Relations Act. The candidate should have excellent communication skills orally and in writing. Course study relevant to industrial and labor relations or similar courses in employment are preferred. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Specialized Experience In order to qualify for the GS-09 grade level, applicants must possess at least one year of experience (52 weeks) performing at the next lower grade level (GS-07) work such as: experience completing legal research, interviewing witnesses, preparing sworn statements, reviewing and analyzing documentary evidence; experience drafting appropriate recommendations for disposition of unfair labor practice charges, and negotiating and drafting settlement agreements; and experience preparing election agreements and/or stipulations for an election, conducts official elections. This experience must be fully supported and articulated in your resume to receive consideration. OR Education Possess a Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combination A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) For more detailed information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website here. This experience must be fully supported and articulated in your resume to receive consideration. Please do not cut and paste the position description, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume, as this will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. For more detailed information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website here. *NOTE*All current or former Federal employees must provide a copy of their SF-50 "Notice of Personnel Action" that indicates proof of status an. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure, and type of service (Competitive). *NOTE*Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


Education must be accredited by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Applicants can verify accreditation here.

All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. (Note: If you are selected for this position based on education, an official transcript will be required, prior to your first day.)You must meet all qualification requirements. (Required - if applicable) All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, please click here.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education

If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in accredited U.S. education programs; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

For further information regarding Foreign Education, please click here.


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