US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

***RECENT GRADUATE VACANCY***

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Omaha District

The Engineering Division of the Omaha District are seeking to fill a developmental Mechanical Engineer position using the Department of Defense Recent Graduate Direct Hire Authority.  Recent Graduates will be considered who meet the eligibility and qualifications for the position.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must meet one of the following:

  • Recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree or certificate from an accredited educational institution; OR Current student who graduates no later than May 2019 with a qualifying degree from an accredited educational institution.
     

    To qualify for a GS-07 Recent graduate you must meet one of the following:

  • Recent graduates who have one year of specialized experience related to Mechanical Engineering. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service; OR meet superior academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

    To qualify for a GS-09 Recent graduate you must meet one of the following:

  • Recent graduates who have one year of specialized experience related to Mechanical Engineering; this definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service, OR completion of 2 academic years of directly related graduate level education, OR completion of a related master’s degree or equivalent graduate-degree.

    Additional Information:

  • Recent Graduates must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • Position Title: Mechanical Engineer
  • This is a full-time permanent competitive position with a 1-year trial/probationary period
  • Position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Starting Salary is: $47,264 (GS-7),  $57,809 (GS-9) annually
  • Interested graduates use this link for information: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/        
  • Send resumes and a copy of transcripts to Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil NLT June 30, 2019.

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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