Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Hiring Organization: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District
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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:
Tully Lake (Royalston, MA) is located in north central Massachusetts, about 1.5 hours west of Boston. In Massachusetts, take exit 17 on Route 2, and follow Route 32 north approximately 6 miles through Athol and into Royalston. From New Hampshire, follow Route 32 south about 8 miles from the intersection of Route 119 in Richmond. Route 32 goes over Tully Dam and provides direct access to the lake. Tully Lake is a 1300-acre flood control project completed in 1949. The reservoir area is rich with natural beauty and outdoor recreation. A tents-only campground with 35 sites lies on the north side of the 200-acre lake. Adjacent to the dam, the Recreation Area offers picnic sites and a boat ramp with a 10-HP maximum. Twenty-three miles of hiking trails extend around the lake, Long Pond, and off-site to nearby waterfalls and scenic vistas. The lake is ideal for canoes and kayaks, which can explore the lake, the Tully River and Long Pond.
Littleville Lake (Huntington, MA) is located on the Middle Branch of the Westfield River in Huntington, Massachusetts, and is a part of a network of flood damage reduction dams on tributaries of the Connecticut River. Littleville Lake is about one mile off Rt.112 in Huntington and Chester, Mass. The 1,567 acre park offers visitors many opportunities to enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation activities. The Littleville Lake Reservoir Area is open daily from sunrise to sunset. Situated in the scenic Berkshire Hills, hikers and sightseers can enjoy wandering along the old cart roads that run on both sides of the lake. During the fall foliage season, Littleville Lake and nearby areas provide leaf peepers with many scenic vistas.The Huntington Access Area provides a boat ramp and parking area for easy access to the lake for fishing. Motors, however are limited to a maximum of 10 horsepower. Canoes may be launched at the upper end of the reservoir in the Dayville Area.
Who May Apply: Department of the Army Internship Program Eligibles
Positions are open to current students in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
- Occasional Travel
- Business Travel less than 5% of the time.
- Incumbent is required to sign a Pathways Agreement.
- Incumbent must meet half-time student enrollment requirements.
- Incumbent must obtain/maintain a Valid State Driver's License.
- Business Travel up to 5% of the time.
- Incumbent is Required to Wear Uniform.
- Relocation/Moving Expenses Will NOT be Authorized.
- Shift work Will be Required.
- Pre-employment Physical May be Required.
- Incumbent must obtain/maintain a valid Government Driver's License.
- Incumbent MUST be 16 years of age or older.