Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Education Trainee 1, G-11

Occupation Group

Administrative Operations

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Educ Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Educ Trainee 1 11 $44,169 $56,743
Educ Trainee 2 13 $49,363 $63,169
Educ Program Assnt 1 14 $52,198 $66,634
Educ Program Assnt 2 18 $65,001 $82,656

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Education Program Assistants perform a variety of entry-level professional activities in support of developing, implementing, regulating, and maintaining programs of the Education Department. Employees assist higher-level staff in such professional activities as developing data, evaluating applications, attending meetings, or participating in meetings.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

Agencies with this Title

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

View Additional Qualifications

For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional experience *; OR

2. A Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled **

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience*; OR

2. A Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled** AND one year of professional experience*.

*Professional experience must be performing the duties of the full performance level position.

**Hiring agencies have discretion in determining whether a degree is related to the duties of the position

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted