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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)


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  • US Citizens

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

To be eligible for Student Trainee (Architecture) Internship positions you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited school seeking a degree,
  • Must have and maintain good academic standing,
  • Must have and maintain no less than ½-time course load.
  • To qualify for GS-03 grade: Students must have completed at least 1 full academic year of post-high school study (30 credit hrs) by May 2021.
  • To qualify for GS-04 grade: Students must have completed at least 2 full academic years of post-high school study (60 credit hrs) by May 2021.
  • To qualify for GS-05 grade: Students must have completed at least 3 full academic years of post-high school study (90 credit hrs) by May 2021.



  • Personnel security investigation is required

GS-03/04/05:   Performs a variety of tasks such as:

  1. Assisting staff Architects with assignments associated with the design and construction of vertical facilities associated with Military, Civil Works, and Fuels facilities.
  2. Provides design and drafting support using Revit and Microstation to develop contract drawings, documents, and updates for construction.
  3. Assists senior architects in the preparation of design analyses and general specifications editing for preparation of construction documents.



  • Position is a Temporary student trainee direct hire in the Architecture and Interior Design Section of the Corps of Engineers, for the Omaha District in Omaha, NE.
  • Starting hourly pay for GS-03 is $13.50, GS-04 is $15.15, GS-05 is $16.95.
  • Schedule:  40 hours per week 
  • Resumes will be reviewed and referred for consideration upon receipt up through 9-April 2021.
  • Send resumes and a copy of transcripts to .mil by 9-Apr-2021
  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.
  • Title: Student Trainee (Engineering and Architecture), GS-0899-03/04/05.
  • This is a part-time term (13 month) internship position which may be extended but not to exceed 4 years.
  • Work schedule may be flexible extending to full-time during seasonal school breaks.
  • Student Interns are required to complete a participant agreement upon appointment.
  • Conditions of Employment:
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Personal Security/Background Verification required.


Interested students, send resumes and a copy of transcripts to:

For more on Careers with the US Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, visit:




Nicholas P. Olsovsky               402.995.2523 (HR)


Bernard R. Gorup                     402.995.2216 (Architecture and Interior Design Section).

The Contracting Division of the Omaha District is seeking to fill a Student Trainee position for the summer. 

Job Description:  The Incumbent will be assigned to the Contracting Division as a Student Trainee (Contracting) to assist in inventory and monitoring records management. Incumbent will also assist with contract close outs and track contract files to ensure the completion of the contracts. Enter data from contracting packets into computer systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify at the GS-01 level, students must be currently enrolled in high school or GED program through December 2021.

Additional Information:

  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • Title: Student Trainee (Contracting), GS-1199-01.
  • This is a temporary direct hire for Omaha, NE
  • Salary range based on full-time rates from $ $22,961 to $ $28,722 annually, hourly rates begin at $11.04 to $13.81 per hour depending qualifications.

Location: Omaha, NE

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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