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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)

CURRENT VACANCIES

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Planning, Programs, Project Management Division for the Omaha District office is looking for recent graduates for a Project Scheduler. 

 

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 September 2020.

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

Recent graduates who have one year of specialized experience related to experience with financial management systems. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service; OR completion of one full academic year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position; OR Superior Academic Achievement, which is based on: 
(1) Class Standing - You must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; OR
(2) Grade-Point Average (G.P.A.) - You must have a grade-point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.; OR
(3) Honor Society Membership - You may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies (https://www.achsnatl.org/).

 

Additional Information:

  • Position title: Project Scheduler (GS-0301-7)
  • Position will have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level
  • Position is located in Omaha, NE in Planning, Programs, Project Management Division
  • Salary ranges from: $43,392 - $56,406 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.
  • Interested students need to go to: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/    
  • Applicants must send resumes and transcripts to james.e.hall2@usace.army.mil NLT Wednesday 9/16/2020
  • For more information, contact:  Teresa Reinig at (402) 995-2800, Teresa.A.Reinig@usace.army.mil

Job Description: 

  • Performs inspections, risk assessments, and assists in the implementation of repairs and modifications to dams and levees within the Omaha District.  Performs tasks associated with geotechnical design and implementation, including seepage and stability analysis, development of plan sets and specifications using CADD software, and construction oversight.

Qualification Requirements:

  • GS-05:  To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must have completed a qualifying degree from a qualifying educational institution within the past two years.
  • GS-07:  To qualify you must also meet one of the following:  1) cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, 2) top one third class standing, or 3) membership to an honor society, or 4) one year of specialized experience related to Civil Engineering typical of work performed at the next lower grade in the federal service.
  • GS-09:  To qualify you must also meet one of the following:  1) completion of two academic years of directly related graduate level education, or 2) completion of a related master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree, or 3) one year of specialized experience related to Civil Engineering typical of work performed at the next lower grade in the federal service.

Additional Information:

  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Excellent benefits including health and life insurance, 401K equivalent, flexible schedule, education and training opportunities, and cost of living increases.
  • Engineers may be non-competitively promoted to next grade when all requirements are met.
  • Position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 with promotion opportunities beyond the GS-11 level.
  • Interested recent graduates, send resumes and a copy of transcripts to: Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil

Interested applicants can also go to: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers

For more information, contact: Steve Butler     Office: 402.995.2244       Cell 402.779.1461       Steve.m.butler@usace.army.mil

 

Job Description: 

  • Gain technical experience by assisting senior engineers with dam and levee inspections, risk assessments, repairs, and modifications.

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

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited school seeking a related degree, and
  • Must be in and maintain good academic standing, and
  • To qualify for GS-03 grade: Students must have completed 1 full academic year of post-high school study by May 2020
  • To qualify for GS-04 grade: Students must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study by May 2020.

Additional Information:

  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • Title: Student Trainee (Engineering), GS-0899-03/04
  • This is a part-time term (13 month) internship which may be extended up to 4 years.
  • Work schedule may flex extending to full-time during seasonal school breaks.
  • Starting hourly rates range from $13.40 to $15.10 per hour depending grade.
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Students may be non-competitively promoted to next grade when all requirements are met.
  • Upon graduation, position MAY be converted to a permanent position.
  • Permanent position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11.
  • Interested students send resumes and a copy of transcripts to: Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil

Interested applicants can also go to: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers

For more information, contact: Steve Butler      Office: 402.995.2244       Cell: 402.779.1461      Steve.m.butler@usace.army.mil

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited school seeking a related degree, and
  • Maintain good academic standing

Qualifications for Student Engineer Internship GS-03 through GS-07 positions:

  • GS-03 grade: Students must have completed 1 full academic year of post-high school study.
  • GS-04 grade: Students must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study.
  • GS-05 grade: Students must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school education leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree.
  • GS-07 grade: Graduate students must have a bachelor’s degree and completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education,

        OR

Attained Superior Academic Achievement Provision completing a related bachelor’s degree:

* Academic standing in upper third of the graduating class; or

* Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; or

* Membership in an eligible national scholastic honor society.

 

Additional Information:

  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • Title: Student Trainee (Engineering), GS-0899-03/04/05/07, or Engineering Aid/Tech, GS-0802-03/04/05/07.
  • Positions are either a) temporary up to 1-year or b) 13-month term which may be extended up to max total 4-year internships.
  • Work schedule may flex extending to full-time during seasonal school breaks.
  • Starting hourly rates range from $13.36 to $20.79 per hour depending grade.
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Student Interns may be required to complete a participant agreement upon appointment.
  • Students may be non-competitively promoted to next grade when all requirements are met.
  • Upon graduation, position MAY be converted to a permanent position.

**Permanent position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11**

  Visit our Careers Webpage:  http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/

 For consideration, send resume AND a copy of transcript(s) to Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil

 

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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Those actions appropriate to overcome the effects of past or present practices, policies, or other barriers to equal employment opportunity. 29 CFR 1608
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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