Job Overview


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:

Applicants should be graduating no earlier than December of 2014. 

Applicants must be available to work full-time during breaks and during the summer.  Applicants must be available a minimum of 20 hours per week while in school.

The Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks of the Corps of Engineers connects Lake Washington, Lake Union, and Salmon Bay to the tidal waters of  the Puget Sound, and transits, through its large and small locks, commercial vessels, fishing boats, barges, and more recreational boats than any lock and dam facility in the world. A National Historic Site, The Locks attracts 1.5 million tourists per year, is the site of a world class botanical garden, and serves as a major fish passage for many migrating species of salmon.
Advantages: Free parking and transportation vouchers, nearby restaurants, and a fitness room.

Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.

Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program.

The Department of the Army Pathways Internship Program is designed to provide students currently enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work and get paid while exploring federal careers through a job with the Department of Army.

To learn more about the Pathways Internship Program, please visit: the Internship Program page on the Office of Personnel Management's website.

Who May Apply:

Department of the Army Pathways Interns currently employed at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Seattle, WA.


You will assist higher-graded rangers in some or all of the following areas:
·   Assist in interpretive activities – explain physical features of project.
·   Collect visitation and utilization data collection, explaining regulations, answering routine questions.
·   Assist in development of material for presentations of interpretive programs.
·   Report all vandalism/larceny or safety deficiencies of Government property.
·   Patrol recreation areas for security.
·   Report accidents occurring on government property involving people or property.
·   Gather information for use by the Government in conjunction with such accidents.
·   Render first aid to the injured, as necessary.
·   Enforce various rules and regulations.
·   Use a personal computer to store, retrieve, compile and transmit data related to project requirements.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No