U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Department of the Army
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for the 0810 Civil Engineering Series Basic Requirement for the 1350 Geology Series In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Minimum Qualifications GS-13: One year of specialized experience which includes includes managing and/or coordinating engineering projects; and conducting investigations/studies for geotechnical, geological, geophysical, drilling services, laboratory testing, and/or materials/EDC relative to foundation design, evaluation of geologic, ground water and seepage conditions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job at the GS-13, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation using the DHA for Certain Personnel within the DoD to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: Serves as Geoenvironmental Section Chief, responsible for planning/conducting geotechnical, geological, geophysical, drilling services, laboratory testing, and materials/EDC, investigations/studies relative to foundation design, evaluation of geologic, ground water and seepage conditions.