US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

***JOB NOTICE RECENT GRADUATES***

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Omaha District

The Contracting Division for the Omaha District office is looking for recent graduates for a Contract Specialist. 
To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must meet one of the following:

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution; OR current students who graduate no later than May 2019.

To qualify for a GS-7 Recent graduate you must meet one of the following:

  • Have one year of specialized experience related to Contracting. 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 with 24 credit hours in relevant business courses.

Additional Information:

  • Position title: Contract Specialist (GS-1102-7)
  • Position will have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-12 level
  • Position is located in Omaha NE in Contracting Division
  • Salary ranges from: $41,365-$53,773 per year.
  • 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.
  • Applicants must send resumes and transcripts to Amanda.m.weber@usace.army.mil No later than Wednesday 3/20
  • For more information regarding this specific position, please contact: Eric Vokt at 402-995-2929 or Ginger Gruber  at 402-995-2047 

 

***INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ***

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District

Omaha District's Engineering Division is seeking to fill various Internship positions. Career fields include: Engineering, Architecture, and Science. Current Post-Secondary Students will be considered who meet the eligibility and qualifications for the internship position.

To be eligible for Student Engineer Internship positions you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled at least half time in an accredited school seeking a degree appropriate to the position, and
  • Must be in and maintain good academic standing, and
  • Must be enrolled through at least August 2019.
  • To qualify for GS-03 grade: Students must have completed 1 full academic year of post-high school study by December 2018.
  • To qualify for GS-04 grade: Students must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study by December 2018.

Additional Information:

  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • These are part-time term (13 month) internship positions which may be extended but not to exceed 4 years.
  • Work schedule may flex extending to full-time during seasonal school breaks.
  • Salary rates begin at $12.73 or $14.30 per hour depending on qualifications.
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Student Interns are required to complete a participant agreement upon appointment.
  • GS-03 students may be non-competitively promoted to GS-04 if all requirements are met.
  • Upon graduation, position MAY be converted to a GS-05 or GS-07 permanent position.
    • Students who convert to a permanent position must sign a mobility agreement and a participant agreement.
    • Permanent position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11.
  • Interested students use this link for information and to submit application documents: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/
  • Send resumes and copy of transcripts to Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil
  • For more information regarding intership positions contact: 
    Design:
    Gary Sasse, (402) 995-2117
    Hydrologic Engineering: Kellie Bergman (402) 995-2349
    Geotechnical Engineering & Sciences: Richard Taylor (402) 995-2096

 

***RECENT GRADUATE POSITIONS***
 

Omaha District's Engineering Division is seeking to fill various developmental Engineering, Scientific, and Architectural positions. Recent Graduates and current Post-Secondary Students 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 graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree from an accredited educational institution; OR Current students who will graduate 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:

  • One year of specialized experience related to their discipline. 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:

  • One year of specialized experience related to their discipline. 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 transcripts to be considered.
  • Position Titles: Engineer such as Civil, Electrical, Environmental or Mechanical; Architect; and various science positions such as Biologist, Geologist, Geophysicist, or Chemist.
  • Occupation Series: GS-0401, 0808, 0810, 0819, 0830, 0850, 1301, 1313, 1320, 1350.
  • These are full-time permanent competitive positions with a 2-year probationary period.
  • Positions have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level.
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Starting Salary ranges $41, 36 to $57,015 annually based upon occupation and qualifying grade.
  • Interested graduates and students use this link for information and to submit application documents: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/    
  • Send resumes and a copy of transcripts to Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil by Thursday, February 28, 2019.
  • Design: For more information regarding intership positions contact: Gary Sasse, (402) 995-2117
    Hydrologic Engineering: Kellie Bergman (402) 995-2349
    Geotechnical Engineering & Sciences: Richard Taylor (402) 995-2096

 

**INTERNSHIP NOTICE**

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District

The Construction Division (Omaha District) is looking for Student Engineers for summer work. 

To be eligible for Student Engineer positions you must meet one of the following:

  • Must be currently enrolled at least half time in an accredited school seeking a degree
  • Must maintain a 2.0 Term and Cumulative GPA
  • Must be enrolled through at least August 2019

To qualify for GS-3: Students must have completed 1 full academic year of post-high school study by May 2019

To qualify for GS-4: Students must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study by May 2019

Additional Information:

  • Title: Student Trainee Engineering and Architecture (GS-899-3/4)
  • GS-3 students may be non-competitively promoted to GS-4 if all requirements are met
  • Locations: Offutt AFB, Minot ND, Riverdale ND, Biggs Army Air Field (El Paso TX), Cheyenne WY, Colorado Springs CO, Englewood CO and Buckley AFB (you must indicate which location you are interested in when submitting your resume and transcripts)
  • This is a full time summer position (Term not to exceed 4 years)
  • Work schedule may flex extending to full time during seasonal school breaks
  • Student Interns are required to complete a participant agreement upon appointment
  • Salary ranges from: $26,587 to $42,194 depending on location
  • Upon graduation, position MAY be converted to a GS-5 or GS-7 permanent position
    • Permanent position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11
    • Permanent position may authorize Student Loan Repayment if it is in the best interest of the government
  • Interested Students 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, transcripts, and location to Amanda.m.weber@usace.army.mil no later than Thursday February 28th

For more information regarding this specific position, please contact:
Offutt AFB and Biggs: Patrick Honan, (402) 995-2768
Minot ND: Brendan Kight, (402) 995-2035
Cheyenne WY: Jeff Kaiser, (307) 773-3006
Colorado Springs: Brian Dziekonski, (402) 996-3700
Englewood: Neal Parker, (720) 859-5069
Buckley: Neal Parker, (720) 859-5069
Riverdale: Tom Westenburg, (701) 223-3293

 
 
 

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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Ensures women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are employed and advanced on a non-discriminatory basis.

Provides an avenue to obtain redress for discrimination complaints. Any employee, former employee or applicant can file a complaint.

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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