Environmental Resource Specialists (2 positions) - Boise and Walla Walla

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Boise, ID
  • Oct 02, 2016
Full time Cultural Resources Environmental Impact Assessment Natural Resources Water Quality Watershed/Stormwater

Job Description

About the Position:
The Walla Walla District US Army Corps of Engineers is comprised of motivated and talented employees providing the very best engineering services for communities in the Pacific Northwest. The District's civil works' boundaries generally follow the Snake River drainage basin and includes approximately 107,000 square miles in six states - Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, and small parts of Nevada and Utah. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer commands the District's professional civilian workforce of more than 900 personnel in engineering, scientific, technical, trades/crafts, and administrative support staff positions. The District helps manage local water resources for navigation, flood damage reduction, disaster assistance, hydroelectric power generation, and other natural and heritage areas.
These positions may be filled in either Walla Walla, WA or Boise, ID. Applicants will choose the locations they are interested in when they apply to this announcement.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties
Participates in comprehensive master plan studies for development and management of Corps multipurpose projects in Snake River Basin.
Reviews proposed land use actions on project lands to assure compliance with master plans and coordinates land use changes with outside interests, including other agencies and North Pacific Division office.
Performs detailed regional and project resource inventory and analysis of ecological, cultural, and aesthetic resources.
Utilizes Geographic Information System (GIS) database during the inventory and analysis process and to synthesize complex models to establish:
Project Land Use Classifications, such as Project operations, Recreations, and Multiple Purpose Uses; Project Resources objectives; Management Units boundaries and MU objectives and development plans.
Assumes lead role coordinates and participates on multidisciplinary teams which perform environmental evaluations, environmental assessments, and land use planning required for potential flood control and multipurpose water resource projects in the District.
Responsible for preparing and administering contracts for environmental document preparation or environmental data analyses.
 
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Job Level

Mid-level, Senior-level

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$59,246.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year. Series & Grade GS-0401-11.