Job Title: Land Surveyor (Recent Graduates)Job Announcement Number: SWGJ140000001004515
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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/ Per Year
Monday, December 09, 2013 to
Thursday, December 19, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Louisville, KY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Student/Internship Program Eligibles
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position: You will function as a Land Surveyor in the Engineering Division, Civil Engineering Branch, Civil Section conducting difficult survey projects, making personal contacts, and applying complex surveying mathematics and techniques.
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Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program.
The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.
After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position.
To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:
- Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
- Demonstrate successful job performance.
- Meet the Office of Personnel Managements qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted
To learn more, please visit: http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/graduates/.
Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program Eligibles
Positions are open to:
- Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
- Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
- 75% or Greater
- Required to travel approximately 100% of the time with weekly TDY's and occasional extended TDY periods of up to two weeks.
- Strong desire to work for the US Army Corps of Engineers.
DUTIES:Back to top
Conduct a wide variety of field surveys such as, land and real estate (cadastral), engineering (design, construction, and site location), hydrographic, utility, geodetic (horizontal and vertical control), and ultra-precise dam alignment surveys. Utilize Global Positional System (GPS) technology and geographic information systems (GIS). Utilize advanced surveying and computational techniques including electronic instrument transits with attachments for astronomical observation, computer, and data collection. Submit project data and reports for completed surveys and surveys in progress. Convert collected conventional and GPS field data collectors into software programs. Construct topographic and planimetric maps for planning, design and construction of the District's civil works and military projects.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities)in the following areas:
- Land Surveying
- Public Service Motivation
- Problem Solving
- Decision Making
- Written Communication
- Oral Communication
Land Surveyor Education Requirements:
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of pay is required.
Recent Graduates must sign a Participant Agreement with the Agency.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.