Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide theskills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to supportmilitary operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its militaryand civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: The New England District is responsible for managing the Corps' civil works and military program responsibilities in a 66,000-square-mile region encompassing the six New England states east of the Lake Champlain drainage basin.
The missions of the New England District are many and varied. They include:

•Environmental restoration and stewardship
•Flood damage reduction
•Natural resource and recreation management
•Streambank and shoreline protection
•Navigation improvements and maintenance
•Disaster assistance
•Regulatory program
•Engineering and construction management support to other agencies
•Support to military

The District employs about 500 professional civilian employees, with several military officers serving in key management positions. Seventy-five percent of the staff is stationed at the Concord, Mass., headquarters, while the others serve at Corps projects and area offices throughout the region.

The Full Performance Level: 11

 Who May Apply:

  •  US Citizens
  •   Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles


In this developmental position, assignments are selected to broaden the skills and provide practical experience for progressively more complex assignments such as:

  • Performing pre-award functions such as solicitation preparation, performing pre-award surveys, reviewing and preparing bid abstracts, recommending contract awards and advise.
  • Performing post-award functions such as contract administration, review, and compliance.
  • Monitoring contract performance and properly implementing modifications and/or contract cancellations due to mission changes or contract default and negotiate related settlements.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

The selected candidate will be in a training capacity performing the duties listed above and may be non-competitively promoted to the subsequent grade in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management's Qualifications Standard and the Supervisor's recommendation.