Interdisciplinary Project Manager

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/or 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. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)
Basic Requirement for Social Science (0101):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standard Basic Requirements for Social Science Series for education requirements. Basic Requirement for Geography (0150):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Geography Series for education requirements. Basic Requirement for Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences (0401):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Natural Resources Management and Biological Science Series for education requirements. Basic Requirement for Ecology (0408):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Ecology Series for education requirements. Basic Requirement for Environmental Engineering (0819):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Engineering Series for education requirements. Basic Requirement for Physical Science (1301):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Physical Science Series for education requirements. In addition to meeting the basic education requirements above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirement listed below: Specialized Experience GS-05:
Meet or exceed the education as listed in the Basic Requirements for one or more of the listed occupational series. Specialized Experience GS-07: One year of specialized experience which includes conducting field assessments of environmental/regulatory resources; reviewing and summarizing technical information; and preparing written documentation to support findings.. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).
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Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: biological sciences, engineering, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
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Superior Academic Achievement. In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled, such as that identified in Education above. Superior Academic Achievement is based on: (1) Class Standing – Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses;
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(2) Grade-Point Average (G.P.A.) – Applicants must have a grade-point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.; OR
(3) Honor Society Membership – Applicants may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies (https://www.achsnatl.org/).
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Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages. Specialized Experience GS-09: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting in the management of environmental permit workload that may include pre-application consultations, evaluation of permit applications, monitoring of permit compliance, and violations and enforcement actions.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).
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Education: Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
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Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. Specialized Experience GS-11: One year of specialized experience which includes applying governing public laws to include the Clean Water Act, Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, Endangered Species Act, Magnuson- Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act; assisting in the management of environmental permit workload that may include pre-application consultations, evaluation of permit applications, monitoring of permit compliance, and violations and enforcement actions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
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Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
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Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.
About the Position: This position is in the Regulatory Division located in Carlsbad, CA, Ventura, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Phoenix, AZ. The incumbent serves as a Project Manager in one of the Sections, with responsibility for administering and enforcing the Program requirements within the District.
This is an open continuous announcement.
The first cut-off date is 07/19/2022.
Other certificates may be issued as needed.