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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Omaha District


Planning, Programs, and Project Management Division (PPPMD) for the Omaha District office is looking for recent graduates for an Economist position. 


To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must meet the following:

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying economics degree that include at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus; AND meet superior academic achievement with a cumulative GSP of 3.0.

  • OR, a combination of education and experience which includes courses equivalent to a major in economics, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    To qualify for a GS-07 Recent Graduate, you must meet the education requirement listed above, no experience is required and must superior academic achievement with a cumulative GSP of 3.0.

    To qualify for the GS-09 Recent Graduate, you must have 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree.


    Additional Information:

  • Position title: Economics (GS-0110-07 or GS-0110-09)

  • Position will have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level

  • Position is located in Omaha NE in PPPMD

  • Salary ranges from: $41,365 to $65,778 (determined based on grade level, experience, and qualifications.

  • Must supply both the resume and transcript to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.

  • Interested students need to go to: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/               
  • This link will provide further instructions on how to apply. 
  • Applicants must send resumes and transcripts to venus.r.vandeventer@usace.army.mil through Friday, August 24, 2018

Work for the Corps

The Corps is actively hiring talented and motivated US citizens in offices in the US and around the world.  Current job openings can be found on OPM's USAJOBS website.  Open positions may include the following mission critical occupations:

  • General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences series (0401)
  • Engineering Technical series (0802)
  • Construction Control Technical series (0809)
  • Civill Engineering series (0810)
  • Mechanical Engineering series (0830)
  • Electrical Engineering series (0850)
  • Contract Specialist series (1102)
  • Realty series (1170)

Equal Employment Opportunity

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District provides equal opportunity in employment for all persons, prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination), national origin, age or disability and promotes the realization of equal opportunity through a continuing affirmative employment program. Equal Employment covers all employees, including supervisors, managers, former employees and applicants for employment of the Omaha District regardless of grade level or position. Contracted employees may have redress rights pending determination of their "employee" status.
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An Equal Employment Opportunity complaint is an allegation of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or reprisal that adversely affects a term, condition or privilege of employment, benefits or working conditions. The complaint process may consist of a precomplaint inquiry or mediation and formal complaint.

Mediation is a voluntary alternative dispute resolution process which is used to resolve complaints. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against on the basis or race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or reprisal must consult an Equal Employment counselor in the Equal Employment Office prior to filing a formal complaint of discrimination in order to try to informally resolve the matter. 

Such contact must take place within 45 calendar days of the date the alleged discriminatory event occurred; the effective date of the alleged discriminatory personnel action or the date the complainant knew or reasonably should have known of the alleged discriminatory event or personnel action.

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