Student Cooperative for Dynamic Reporting Team (PAID) | Arlington, VA

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Job Overview


The United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General’s (USPS OIG) mission is to promote integrity and accountability to minimize costs, and prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.

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The USPS OIG is seeking students enrolled in college/university programs to fill our Student Cooperative – (Paid) position on the Dynamic Reporting Team in the Office of Chief of Staff (COS) located in Arlington, VA.  The COS Dynamic Reporting Team is responsible for overseeing the OIG’s initiative to create interactive, comprehensive dynamic reports through the use of audio, video, infographics, and interactive charts and graphs. The team is also tasked with providing graphic design support to the Communications team, as well as other components of the agency.  The Student Cooperative Program is available for continuous employment throughout the year, while enrolled in school.

Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and/or the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant’s ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit the required information by 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 will be considered.

The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate’s education and professional experience.

This position is being advertised at the Administrative Band level. The salary range for this position is $13 – $17 per hour, including locality pay.

$16.22 per hour – Sophomores, including locality pay

$18.72 per hour – Juniors and Seniors, including locality pay

$21.21 per hour – Graduate Students and Law Students, including locality pay


Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the area of assignment. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

The employee performs specialized administrative duties with continuing responsibility for projects, questions, or problems that arise in the area of assignment/curriculum. Each assignment typically consists of a series of related actions or decisions prior to final completion.

  • Addresses a wide variety of problems or situations common to the segment of the program or function to which the employee is assigned. Decisions or recommendations are based on the development and evaluation of information that comes from various sources.
  • Identifies and studies factors or conditions and determines their interrelationships as appropriate to the defined area of work.
  • Takes or recommends actions that are consistent with the objectives and requirements of the program or functions.
  • Recognizes the dimensions of the problems involved, collects the necessary information, establishes the facts, and takes or recommends action based upon application or interpretation of established guidelines.
  • Performs various administrative and miscellaneous clerical work in support of area of assignment/curriculum.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Moderate Background Investigation
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week



You must meet ALL of the minimum requirements.

  • Students must be currently enrolled full or half-time in an accredited college or university program, classified or academically ranked by semester hours as a Sophomore,Junior, Senior or Graduate student. (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPT STATING CURRENT ENROLLMENT STATUS, GPA AND IN GOOD STANDING)
  • Must be in academic good standing as defined by the college or university, earning at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale.
  • Major field of study MUST be in Communications, Media Arts, or Graphic Design, undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Experience filming and editing videos, and some experience in graphic design.
  • Must be able to report to work in the Rosslyn, VA USPS OIG office weekdays during core business hours.


  • Experience with Adobe Captivate
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
You must have the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed in EACH of the evaluation factors. Failure to demonstrate that you meet all of the evaluation factor requirements as listed below will result in a score of zero (0); an ineligible status, and you will not be referred for further consideration.

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