Announcement Period: July 10, 2019 through July 20, 2019
GS-7/9/11: In order to be considered, please send your resume and transcript(s) to CENAB-HR@usace.army.mil through Saturday, July 20, 2019. Please include the Vacancy ID: E1R0000 - 04 in the subject line of your submission.
The US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Regulatory Branch, is pleased to announce multiple entry- and journeyman-level interdisciplinary positions in the biology, ecology, environmental engineer, geography, and physical science fields!
The Corps of Engineers offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change and innovation, and provides leadership opportunities to every team member. We are on a fast track to hire highly qualified candidates and are seeking motivated recent graduates to join our team in downtown Baltimore.
If you are looking for new challenges, meaningful work, and are passionate about public service and aquatic resource management, look no further...Just look us up online:
Regulatory Program: https://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory.aspx
Corps of Engineers: https://www.nab.usace.army.mil/
WHO CAN APPLY? To be eligible, applicants must be a current US Citizen and have graduated from a qualifying educational institution with a bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree within the previous two years (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years after degree completion to apply).
WHAT WILL YOU DO? Selectees hired as Regulatory Specialists will implement the Department of the Army Regulatory Permit Program. Duties for this position include implementation of the laws, regulations, and policies of the Department of the Army Regulatory Program, including Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.
Primary responsibilities are reviewing permit applications for work in waters of the U.S., including jurisdictional wetlands, coordinating with Federal/State resource agencies, addressing agency and public comments, identifying the practicable project alternative that minimizes impacts, and preparing decision documentation and permits for projects within Maryland, Washington, DC., and northern Virginia military bases. Fieldwork is required. Specialized on-the-job training will be provided.
Regulatory Program Goals:
• To protect the nation's aquatic environment, including wetlands.
• To provide the regulated public with fair and reasonable environmental decisions.
• To administration the Corps Regulatory Program as efficiently as possible.
EVALUATIONS: Candidates will be evaluated in accordance with the qualification and eligibility requirements set forth by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) located at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards. Resumes for applicants not selected for this position may be forwarded for consideration of other positions.
To meet the Program requirements, you must have obtained a qualifying degree from a qualifying educational institution, within the previous two years. Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation, begin their two year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years from the date on which the degree or certification was completed.
Applicants who have recently graduated but don't have official transcripts yet are able to apply as long as they graduate by the closing date of this announcement and can provide official transcripts upon selection. All education must be from accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Applicants may verify accreditation at the following website: http://http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Index.aspx
• These positions require a valid State driver's license.
• These positions require Temporary Duty Travel (TDY) up to 50% of the time to conduct field investigations.
• All positions require the applicant to be a citizen of the United States.
• Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, are required to register for Selective Service prior to appointment.
• A trial or probationary period may be required.
• All positions are required to sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.
• All positions are subject to a background investigation, to include fingerprinting.
• Some positions may require a pre-employment physical
• Some positions may require a security clearance
TO APPLY: Send your resume and transcript(s) to CENAB-HR@usace.army.mil through Saturday, July 20, 2019. Please include the Vacancy ID: E1R0000 - 04 in the subject line of your submission.
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