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Job Title: Student Trainee (Lock and Dam Operator)

Expires: 07/08/2016
Job ID: 4571048
School Job ID: ivcc

Company: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Job Type: Full Time, Internship, Part Time

Degrees Wanted: Associates, Bachelors, Certificate
Majors Wanted: Any Major
Job Targets Wanted: Carpentry; Maintenance and Repair - Electrical and Electronic; Vocational Trades
Special Skills Wanted: This position has a screen out element which describes the minimum qualifications required. Your Occupational Questionnaire and resume must show that you have training, education, and/or experience that demonstrates your ability to be reliable and dependable.
Minimum GPA: 2.00

Location: Marseilles, IL 61341
Salary: 18.45 - 21.52

Job Description: As a Student Trainee (Lock and Dam Operator) for the U.S. Department of Army Corps of Engineers under the Pathways Internship Program, you will: * Work at a navigation facility within the Corps of Engineers Inland Marine Transportation System (IMTS) as part of a work-study program structured specifically for students in technical, vocational, or trade schools and is designed to provide exposure to essentially all aspects of work performed at the facility. * Work performed and observed includes operation and maintenance of electrically or hydraulically controlled lock gates, control valves, and related equipment such as dam gates, inclusive of manually operated wicket gates at sites where they exist, maintenance and repair of other site structures and facilities such as lock buildings and lighting systems, and grounds maintenance. * You will work under very close supervision and assignments are continually monitored to assure adequate training progress and safety of operation.

Job Requirements: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. * You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. * One year trial/probationary period may be required. * Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. * Personnel security investigation required. * Must comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements. This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will participate in drug urinalysis testing, unless currently occupying a TDP within the Department of Defense. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 (Condition of Employment for Certain Civilian Positions Identified as Critical Under the Department of the Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program) requiring participation in random drug testing as a condition of employment. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results. * A medical examination is required. If selected, satisfactory completion of a medical examination is required before assignment to the position. * Position requires employee to wear a uniform and/or protective clothing. * At some locations, occasionally work may be performed on a rotating shift basis when it does not interfere with class schedule. * This is a Mission Essential position and is not subject to administrative dismissal in emergencies based on inclement weather conditions, or other emergency situations, as appropriate. * May be required to have an American Red Cross Standard First Aid card, CPR, and/or AED in good standing. * Must sign a Participant Agreement that sets forth the expectations for the internship. * Must be at least 18 years of age. * Must remain in good academic standing as defined by the college or university you are attending. * Must be within the commuting area of Marseilles Lock and Dam, Marseilles, IL. * Must be currently enrolled a minimum of half time in a degree or certificate program.

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