Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 37,000 dedicated Civilians and Soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability as a guiding principle, our disciplined Corps team is working diligently to strengthen our Nation’s security by building and maintaining America’s infrastructure and providing military facilities where our servicemembers train, work and live. We are also researching and developing technology for our war fighters while protecting America’s interests abroad by using our engineering expertise to promote stability and improve quality of life.

Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Oct 17, 2017
Summary Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: You will serve as a study manager, key team member, and senior technical specialist responsible for the execution of environmental, cultural resource and land use activities for the Corps civil works program. This position accomplishes environmental protection, a primary mission of the Corps, (a) through interpretation and implementation of numerous laws, executive orders, regulations and policies dealing with natural and cultural resources; (b) through survey of baseline environmental conditions, projection of future conditions, analysis of project impacts and formulation of appropriate mitigation; (c) through coordination and negotiation with other Corps elements, other agencies, governmental representatives and the public; (d) through providing leadership on interdisciplinary teams; and (e) through production of documents dealing with environmental, cultural resource and land use issues. Serving as the senior technical specialist, personally performing the more challenging assignments. This is an Interdisciplinary position that may be filled as an Archaeologist (0193), Biologist (0401), Environmental Resource Specialist (0401), Soil Conservationist (0457), Wildlife Biologist (0486), or Landscape Architect (0807).? Who May Apply: US Citizens If you are currently a permanent, Federal employee or have other appointment eligibility(s) as an internal candidate, please apply to vacancy SWGJ173606393349 for status candidates. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Utilizes knowledge of federal law and Corps environmental protection policies to the plan formulation process to ensure proposed projects are designed to achieve environmental objectives; Supports project management thought providing scheduling and budgetary information , integrating work into the overall project schedule, providing input into project management reports, and providing leadership in team meetings; Initiates and manages environmental resource studies to develop information necessary to support environmental compliance programs; Prepares reports, plans, or material for incorporation into other reports; Reviews and responds to comments, resolves conflicts, and prepares final documents; Performs quality assurance/quality control reviews on District documents; Initiates and manages cultural resource investigations to locate, identify, evaluate, protect, and preserve archeological and historical properties under District control; Coordinates with and serves as District point-of-contact for federal, state, and local agencies, and private interests on environmental, cultural resource and land use aspects of assigned projects; Initiates and manages professional services contracts for work to be accomplished by consultants, Corps laboratories, or by other agencies including the US Fish and Wildlife Service pursuant to the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act. Closes 10/30/2017 Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk, VA, United States
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
Summary Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: Norfolk is a mid sized coastal city that enjoys four distinct, yet mild, seasons and is very close to the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay beaches as well as several rivers and major waterways. In addition to a variety of outdoor recreational activities, the city of Norfolk also offers many museums and performing arts venues, the Virginia Zoo, minor league baseball and ice hockey teams, various craft breweries, and numerous festivals and events throughout the year. The Norfolk District Headquarters building is located on the Elizabeth River waterfront in downtown Norfolk. The position is assigned to the Water Resources Division under the Panning Branch supporting the Water Resources Division. Management may select at any of the grade levels announced. If selected at the GS-9, the incumbent will have non-competitive promotion potential to the target grade Who May Apply: US Citizens Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The Plan Formulator is responsible for the technical management, administration, planning, development, coordinating and controlling of the required phases of Congressionally authorized Civil works planning investigations involving flood risk management, coastal storm risk management, navigation, ecosystem restoration, watershed planning, and allied project purposes, projects are typically of moderate size. Coordinates and is accountable for accomplishment, by others, of engineering, environmental and economic investigations for the plan formulation aspects of surveys and report. Responsibility for plan formulation, including the incorporation of environmental, engineering, economic, real estate, scientific, and operation and maintenance information in the plan formulation process. Serves as Study Manager on other types of planning investigations including but not limited to Section 22 Planning Assistance to States, work for others, and other water resources projects and technical assistance investigations. Closes 10/30/2017 Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Galveston, TX, United States
Oct 13, 2017
Full time
Summary Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: This position is with the Department of Army, USACE, Galveston District, Operations Division, Navigation Branch located in Galveston TX. Galveston Island provides a tropical setting located on the coastline of Texas about 50 miles south of Houston. Among Galveston's numerous attractions are 32 miles of beaches, relaxed atmosphere, abundant leisure activities, excellent medical facilities, first rate restaurants, educational opportunities, shopping, arts, and entertainment. Galveston has the amenities of a larger city, but with a tight knit small town friendliness. For more information about Galveston, please visit http://www.galveston.com/ Who May Apply: US Citizens Learn more about this agency Responsibilities In this position you will work under general supervision in applying concepts and detailed knowledge of the physical sciences and dredging practices to evaluate the environmental effects of Civil Works Projects. You will receive assignments orally and in writing as to the general nature of information needed and is responsible for planning and executing studies to provide the information in an efficient and timely manner. Completes assignments using a maximum of initiative and judgment within delegated authority. The following are some of the duties you will perform in this position: Coordinate with other scientists in testing and evaluation functions in the O&M Branch. Serve as a District representative on technical committees involving preparation and review of regulations or selected environmental problems. Implement Federal Dredging Regulations regarding the environmental acceptability of maintenance and new work dredging projects. Insure that projects are in compliance with most recent regulations, from initial coordination to obtaining approval from appropriate Federal and State agencies to perform the work. Utilize working knowledge of a variety of regulations and the ability to interpret and implement such regulations as NEPA, the Clean Water Act, Ocean Dumping Act, FWPCA etc. Review draft and final regulations for their impact upon the O&M program and makes recommendations regarding actions necessary for implementation. Be responsible for planning and conducting field investigations needed for development of required information and data to be used in environmental assessments and statements, assuring that such plans meet time and funding requirements. Plan and conduct various types of chemical and biological investigations to determine the environmental acceptability of dredging and disposal operations on Civil Works Projects. Analyze and evaluate results with regard to the effects on environment, construction, dredging and dredged material disposal. Formulate sampling, testing and surveying protocols. Be responsible for preparation of plans and specifications of service contracts. Responsible for insuring that scope of work and objectives are clearly defined, utilizing state-of-the-art knowledge in the Physical Sciences (i.e. chemical procedures, biological requirements, species selection). Monitor contracts from initial advertisement through award of contract closely coordinating with other appropriate offices (i.e. Procurement, Counsel, F&A). Serve as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) on environmental service contracts between District and consultants. Prepare and issue public notices to pertinent interests including Federal, State and local agencies, and individuals. Prepare determination and findings and drafts responses to public notices, all requiring detailed knowledge of projects, environmental considerations, dredging practices, engineering aspects, etc. Advise and provide guidance to Maintenance Section concerning the environmental acceptability  of dredging projects, from the planning stage through the life of project. Closes 10/23/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Deerfield, OH, United States
Oct 13, 2017
Full time
Summary Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: This position is located in Deerfield, OH with the Pittsburgh District Corps of Engineers. The incumbent will work at a multi-use lake office administering project and programs pertaining to all aspects of Natural Resource Management, i.e safety plans, emergency operations, fire prevention; oversight of contractual maintenance of the grounds and facilities; and also plans and participates in public awareness of Corps functions. Who May Apply: US Citizens If you are currently a permanent, Federal employee or have other appointment eligibility(s) as an internal candidate, please apply to vacancy SWGJ1726286848524 for status candidates. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Responsible for leading a team of professionals whose work is the day-to-day operations, maintenance and management of a multi-purpose water resources project to meet mission requirements of Flood Damage Reduction, Downstream Flow, Water Supply, Water Quality, Natural Resources Management and Recreation. Independently plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of assigned employees in the construction, operation, maintenance and overall management of the assigned area. Directs and coordinates the preparation of various planning documents for the lake; these documents include but are not limited to the Operational Management Plan (OMP), Master Plan, Project Safety Plan, Fire Prevention Plan, Physical Security Plan, and Emergency Operations and Maintenance Plan. Administers effective programs relative to public safety, law enforcement, pest control, forestry, soil conservation, fish and wildlife management, public recreation, volunteers, pollution control, mineral development and exploitation, rescue operations, and interpretation of natural, historical, archeological, and cultural features of the project. Coordinates and cooperates with other agencies, groups, individuals, and other District elements in various aspects of these programs. Develops and/or administers, through subordinates, various service and minor construction contracts and assists the contracting officer with oversight of contracts such as: mowing, refuse collection, facility clean up, park attendants and custodians, janitorial, vegetative management, boundary line marking/maintenance, and any other contracts necessary to ensure that projects are fully functional for all authorized purposes. Oversees the conservation, preservation, restoration and use of all lake natural resources. Develops guidelines, standards and procedures for analyzing public needs, demands, site carrying capacities and resource capabilities. Monitors and evaluates recreation trends and developments for planning future facilities, methods of work, and programs. Frequently attends civic and public meetings and hearings to speak or participate in discussion of problems and to promote mutual understanding and coordination of the overall Recreation and Natural Resource Management programs. Responsible for developing, maintaining, closing, and consolidating Corps recreation areas and facilities, including rehabilitation of campsites, picnic sites, roads, and associated structures in park areas. Maximizes recreation opportunities while protecting resources. Provides expertise in the management of a major water resource development lake as it pertains to the dam and appurtenant structures in conjunction with daily duties. Responsible for the preparation, justification and support of budgets, obligation and expenditure schedules and spreadsheets. Provides estimates for personnel, equipment, materials and supplies required to carry out an efficient operation and maintenance program for the project. Approve leave requests for subordinates; may have to initiate disciplinary measures. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. This position may expose incumbent to uneven terrain, inclement weather, and water hazards. This position does require some weekend and holiday hours during the summer months such as for 4th of July, Memorial Day, and Labor Day. Closes 10/20/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 15, 2017
Full time
Summary This is an interdisciplinary position which may be filled under any of the following titles and occupational series, depending on the qualifications of the applicant and needs of the agency: Biologist, GS-0401 Ecologist, GS-0408 Fish Biologist, GS-0482 Wildlife Biologist, GS-0486 About the Position : Seattle District, Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington is one of the world's premier public engineering organizations, capable of providing a full spectrum of engineering services.  Our strength lies in our technical excellence, our willingness to collaborate with our customers and understand their needs, and, our ability to facilitate creative solutions to achieve mutual goals. Our high-performing team members have a deep respect for each other, opportunities for professional growth, and, consistently strive to bring out the best in each other, our partners, and our customers.   Who May Apply : U.S. Citizens Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will serve as a project manager in the Regulatory Branch of the USACE Seattle District.  Duties include but are not limited to:   Make permit decisions. Conduct compliance inspections of activities in waters of the United States authorized under the Clean Water Act, the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, and/or the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act. Aid in the development of procedures to implement directives from higher authority. Serve as District representative in groups and task forces with missions of interest to the regulatory program. Implement initiatives that facilitate effective, efficient, and consistent administration of the regulatory program. Closes 09/28/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com