Entry Level/Intern Meteorologist
Apr. 11, 2017 12:00 am
May 1, 2017 12:00 am
Pathways Programs, the PALACE Acquire (PAQ) Program
- United States
We are seeking new meteorology bachelor's graduates to fill our Palace Acquire Intern position with the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) located at Patrick AFB, FL and request your assistance reaching your graduating class.
As part of the Pathways Programs, the PALACE Acquire (PAQ) Program offers your recent graduates the opportunity to occupy a permanent full-time position during a 2-4 year, formal training plan designed to allow experience both personal and professional growth while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. They will receive promotions and yearly salary increases based upon successful performance and supervisory approval. Upon completion of the formal training plan, the PALACE Acquire Program offers them a permanent position with AFTAC, making it a great opportunity to begin a successful civilian career with Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS).
We have an immediate need to fill this position with a start date in June 2017. This is a developmental position for new bachelor’s graduates with the following compensation schedule:
- Year one - GG-07 grade with a starting salary of $40,833/year
- Year two – with successful performance, promotion to GG-09 grade, salary $49,946/year
- Year three - with successful performance, promotion to GG-11 grade, salary $60,430/year
- Year four – after successful completion of the training program, outplacement to a permanent GG-12 position, salary $72,431/year
AFTAC performs nuclear treaty monitoring and nuclear event detection. We provide national authorities quality technical measurements to monitor treaty compliance. We also perform research and development of new proliferation detection technologies to enhance or assist treaty verification to limit the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. We began as the 1035th Field Activities Group July 7, 1959 and after several organizational changes, re-designated the Air Force Technical Applications Center October 1, 1980. We have been performing our nuclear event detection mission since its inception in 1973.
Interested candidates should submit their resume to AFTAC.JOBS@us.af.mil by COB Monday 1 May 2017.