Job Overview

Summary

Looking for a great place to work?  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America!  In the last three years alone, USACE has moved up 68 spots in the annual Best Places to Work in government rankings; ranking #111 of 320 agency subcomponents.  Also, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" of 2015 list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.

About the Position: 

The District is located near downtown Jacksonville with easy access to a major interstate highway, flexi-time work schedule with credit hour option, workspace cubicles in corporate business setting with security, free parking with shuttle bus service, eating facilities within building and nearby, onsite ATMs and gym. More information about the Jacksonville District is located at http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

 

Duties

  • Develop numerical hydrologic computer models and procedures for evaluating complex modeling issues.
  • Conduct statistical analyses of key hydrologic parameters such as rainfall, flow and stage.
  • Develop both 1-D and multi-dimensional surface water models and multi-dimensional groundwater models. 
  • Develop multi-dimensional hydrodynamic and transport models.  
  • Recommend technical approach, methods of analysis and appropriate numerical modeling tool to address hydrologic issues based on project purposes and modeling objectives.
  • Utilize numerical hydrologic computer models, simulates base and with-project conditions, including project alternatives, in order to develop solutions and make recommendations to solve water quantity and quality problems on an array of scales.
  • Data obtained from these analyses and numerical models is analyzed to evaluate hydrologic relationships that would result from the construction of complex projects that often have multi-purposes such as ecosystem restoration, flood damage reduction, water supply, irrigation, fish and wildlife enhancement, recreational uses, coastal protection and navigation.
  • Collect, organizes, correlates and analyzes data and information as required for documentation of analyses and preparation of modeling documentation reports and presentations.
  • Present technical papers and publications relating to hydrologic computer modeling. Utilizes electronic data processing and reduction programs. Keeps fully informed on data processing methods and equipment applicable to work. Utilizes computer-aided-design-drafting (CADD) and

    geographical information system (GIS) methodologies for model development and report preparation. Prepares technical reports, miscellaneous papers, interim reports, etc., on assigned projects.

    Periodically gives oral presentations on the status and progress of assigned projects to in-house review boards, project sponsors, and others.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 15% Business Travel Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Moving expenses will be paid. Relocation/Recruitment bonuses are not authorized