About the Position: This leadership position may be filled as a Supervisory:
Civil Engineer, GS-0810-15
Mechanical Engineer, GS-0830-15
Electrical Engineer, GS-0850-15
Applications will be accepted from individuals in each of these occupations through a single job posting, located at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/505669800. The link will take you to a job posting which lists the position as Program Manager, GS-0340-15, vacancy announcement NEFU189681355680.
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Serve as the Chief of the Engineering Division for the Army Corps of Engineers New England District. Manages the work of the Division through two or more levels of subordinate supervisors.
Direct a large subordinate workforce (supplemented by Architect-Engineering contractors) employed in a wide variety of professional, technical, administrative, and clerical occupations.
Engage in water and related land resource and environmental engineering/planning and design of a spectrum of civil works, military projects, and the remediation of hazardous, toxic and radiological waste sites.
Exercise full technical responsibility for comprehensive investigation/engineering /design/ rehabilitation/ maintenance of civil works projects such as flood risk management, beach erosion, and navigation projects.
Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) projects typically include removal and/or treatment of contaminated soils and groundwater, Defense Environmental Restoration Projects (DERP), and major support for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Serve as principle advisor to the District Engineer as a spokesperson for the engineering program including but not limited to the dam, levee, and bridge safety programs of the District, as well as technical support to the U.S. Army.
Chief of the Engineering Division works under the general direction of the District Commander.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Overnight business travel required 20% of the time.
Obtain and maintain a valid state issued drriver's license within 30 days of employment.
Obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, required upon entering position and annually.
Obtain and maintain Facilities Engineering (FE) career field (Level III) certification within one year of employment.
Membership to the Acquisition Corps is required prior to appointment unless a waiver is granted.
Acquisition Corps three year written tenure agreement required, if tenure waiver is not granted.
PCS/Moving Expenses MAY BE authorized.
Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive MAY BE authorized.
See other information below.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for an Architect:
A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in architecture or in a related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.
B. Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by at least one of the following: (1) Related Curriculum
Basic Requirement for a Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer:
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for All Professional Engineering Positions Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)
In addition to meeting one of the basic requirements above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes meeting at least one of the following: (1) provide leadership to a team of multi-disciplined professionals; or (2) lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals through subordinate supervisors;
meet (3) resolve complex issues to develop recommendations to higher authority on complex or controversial engineering projects;
meet at least one of the following: (4) coordinate and control a multi-disciplined engineering organization's design services; or (5) provide oversight and prioritization for dam, levee, or bridge safety programs, including inspection, evaluation, and design of necessary maintenance improvements; or (6) apply applicable regulations, laws, policies, and guidance on complex and controversial engineering projects. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-14 or above).
In addition to the above requirement this position requires the below educational requirements:
2) Possess significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority
At least 24 semester credit hours of study at an accredited institution of higher education from among the following disciplines: accounting,
business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management
At least 24 semester credit hours of study at an accredited institution in the individual's AT&L Career Field and either 12 semester credit hours from among the above-listed disciplines or training in these disciplines equivalent to the 12 semester credit hours. (Training courses that carry an American Council of Education (ACE) credit recommendation may be used for equivalency.)
ACE credit recommendations may only be used to meet the 24 semester hour standard for Acquisition Corps membership if those credit
recommendations have been accepted by and appear on an official transcript from an accredited institution of higher education. DAWIA
provides the option to substitute equivalent training for the 12 semester credit hours applied to the 24 hours in the individual's AT&L Career
Field and 12 hours in the covered disciplines. This does not apply to the option for 24 semester credit hours in the covered disciplines.
Selective Placement Factor:
This position requires one of the following: (a) current state issued Professional Engineering Registration (P.E.) or; (b) current state issued Registration as a Professional Architect. You must include a copy of your current (not just the initial Registration) Engineering or Architect license with your application package. If you fail to provide a copy of your current state issued Engineering or Architect registration your application packet will be found incomplete.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
In addition to the above competencies, applicants will also be evaluated on the following:
Human Capital Management
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-14).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
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