U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Department of the Army
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the 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. This position has a positive education requirement. To view the educational requirements, go to the links listed below for each series you are interested in applying for on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website: General Engineer (series 0801) – https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/general-engineering-series-0801/. Civil Engineer (series 0810) – https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/civil-engineering-series-0810/. Mechanical Engineer (series 0830) – https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/mechanical-engineering-series-0830/. Electrical Engineer (series 0850) – https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/electrical-engineering-series-0850/. Architect: (series 0808) – https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/architecture-series-0808/. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which includes: providing management, consultation, review and evaluation of comprehensive Civil Works and Military engineering and construction programs and projects; planning, executing, implementing environmental management plans, strategies and formulating reports, studies, analyses to produce results, recommendations and solutions; serving as the technical expert and chief advisor to ensure policies, regulations, and strategies are adhered to and implemented within Civil Works framework and at the regional and national level and providing advice on regulatory, procedural, guidelines and requirements of planning and policy programs; and providing supervisory and managerial oversight for the personnel management of an interdisciplinary staff. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-14). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. This position requires a Professional Engineer Registration or Registered Architect. The required type of registration shall be consistent with the principle duties, responsibilities, and nature of the position. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Ability To Lead or SuperviseCommunicationsEngineering Planning, Design, and ConstructionEnvironmental Policy and Strategy Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-14).
About the Position: This is a permanent position with Headquarters, US Army Corps of Engineers, Directorate of Civil Works located at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) building in Washington, DC. Mission: The Directorate of Civil Works is a major component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and programs include water resource development activities to include flood risk management, navigation, recreation, and infrastructure and environmental stewardship and emergency response.