Interdisciplinary ( Regulatory - Wetlands/Waterways)

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Conway, SC, USA
  • Feb 12, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology GIS - Remote Sensing Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

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.

About the Position:
Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Recent Graduates Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation. After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position or to a term position (a project-based term of employment lasting between one and four years).

Applicants can be selected at either the GS-05 or GS-07. The target grade of this position is GS-11.

To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Successfully complete all the requirements of the Recent Graduate Program as defined in the Agency Participant Agreement.
  • Demonstrate successful job performance.
  • Meet the Office of Personnel Management qualification standard including any applicable positive education requirements and/or selection placement factors and any other designated special qualifications requirements and conditions of employment (e.g. medical standards) appropriate for the position to which being converted.

To learn more, please visit the Office of Personnel Management webpage, Hiring Authorities: Students & Recent Graduates.

Who May Apply:
Positions are open to:

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. Short-term training programs (e.g. several two-week programs completed) are not considered an academic course of study.
  • Current students who will graduate no later than 3 months.
  • 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 after degree or certificate completion.

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Responsibilities

As a developmental Interdisciplinary, you will assist in performing duties such as:

  • Evaluate permit and modification requests for completion, and coordinate with applicant/agent and resource agencies as needed.
  • Utilize ARC GIS, pertinent websites, and computer programs to access information as needed to complete projects.
  • Assist with and perform jurisdictional delineations, and utilize field equipment.Prepare environmental documentation in accordance with requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines, and other related laws and regulations.
  • Prepare public notices, consider public interest review factors, and identify alternatives to satisfy project purpose with less adverse impacts.
  • Assist higher-graded specialists with the development and implementation of programmatic initiatives and requirements.
  • Conduct compliance inspections and assist with investigations of unauthorized work in waters of the United States.
  • Review Jurisdictional Determination Requests for completeness and accuracy, and coordinate with applicant/agent as needed.

Closes 02/23/2018

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$33,394 to $53,773 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 5 - 7.