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Northlyn  
#1661 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:49:25 PM(UTC)
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I just returned from Unit 3 on Friday. Per one of the instructors, there will be another wave of hiring. I believe it will be in December.
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#1662 Posted : Tuesday, October 22, 2019 7:16:29 AM(UTC)
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The announcement may come in December. But they won’t be hired in December.

I was just put on the list to go to OJI training in Jan.

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#1663 Posted : Tuesday, October 22, 2019 7:22:35 AM(UTC)
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Well I’ll apply again since I didn’t pass that test the first time
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#1664 Posted : Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:19:30 AM(UTC)
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The announcement may come in December. But they won’t be hired in December.

I was just put on the list to go to OJI training in Jan.



Yes they will. They're using the same announcement. There's an EOD on 12/9.
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#1665 Posted : Tuesday, October 22, 2019 1:29:47 PM(UTC)
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Thanks to all who have contributed to this post. I’ve been following along for about a month. My experience:

Applied to RO position in late July through recent graduate pathway. Only city applied to was Nashville. Announcement closed 1 Aug 2019. I have a masters in comms, attained may 2018. I have 10 point vet preference. I am a current federal employee: OA GS 6 Step 2. Heard nothing back until 10 October. Interviewed by phone 14 October. Received an email 18 October from career connector to accept TO and fill out onboarding. Filled everything out and was told to email HR rep to set up fingerprinting. That was last Friday. Have heard nothing back since. Have emailed HR twice. Not too worried. Seems pretty typical for govt hiring. Should I hold off on emailing HR anymore until I hear about fingerprinting?

I asked the lady who interviewed me about a timeline. She said the start date would probably be the first week of December, if I was chosen. She indicated that the travel portion of training would be broken up. I am not sure if the first travel date is in December or if that will be the report date. She did not seem to know exactly which city we’d travel to.

I think I’m going to enjoy the RO job. I’ve also been chosen as a paralegal but can’t seem to find any info about it. Have any of you done the paralegal job or know anyone who has? How is it?
LexusFan  
#1666 Posted : Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:43:43 AM(UTC)
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Question for those more informed than I:

When did Journeyman for RO get bumped up from GS9 to GS 11?

What was it like being a Grade 9 RO (how were the cases etc)

Any chance that RO journeyman ever becomes GS 12?
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#1667 Posted : Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:58:57 AM(UTC)
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Question for those more informed than I:

When did Journeyman for RO get bumped up from GS9 to GS 11?

What was it like being a Grade 9 RO (how were the cases etc)

Any chance that RO journeyman ever becomes GS 12?


The journeyman increased sometime in 2017.

Looking back the cases were generally quick and easy but also hard because your OJI was gone.

I think one day the journeyman will increase again but not for many years.
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#1668 Posted : Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:19:29 AM(UTC)

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Years ago much of the grunt work in the government was done by Grade 9 employees. Revenue Officers, Border Patrol Agents, U.S. Marshals, Immigration Inspectors, Customs Inspectors were journeyman 9s. Most Revenue Agents and Special Agents were GS-11. To get a higher grade, employees had to compete, or wait for someone to retire.
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#1669 Posted : Thursday, November 7, 2019 1:58:17 PM(UTC)
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The journey level was raised in December 2016..

There is no grade 9 work or grade 7 work. Unless it’s above journey level its grade 11 work.

I recommend you form good relationships with people in your training year. You’ll need them in your second year.

Basically what my grandfather told me applies in you’re training year. ‘Never step on the toes of someone whose ass you might have to kiss later’

I doubt the journey level will increase to 12 before I retire.
USMC03  
#1670 Posted : Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:08:50 AM(UTC)
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Any word on the RO December announcement? When is it gonna post
scottyd27  
#1671 Posted : Friday, December 6, 2019 9:17:26 AM(UTC)
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The next EOD date I’m aware of is in April
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#1672 Posted : Friday, December 6, 2019 11:24:34 AM(UTC)
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Check usajobs I saw some RO jobs with an end date of 12/12
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#1673 Posted : Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:42:06 AM(UTC)
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GS-12 RO jobs are out
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