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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:
Incumbent reports operationally to the U.S. Corps of Engineers, Planning, Programs and Project Management Division, Reserve Project Management Branch in Louisville, KY, with actual duty location physically located in the Army Reserve Installation Management Division (ARIMD) at Fort Belvoir, VA.  Although the initial appointment is for 13 months, the appointments are expected to continue for up to four (4) years.


SPECIAL NOTE:  If you are a current Department of Army permanent status employee, this position is also being announced under SWGJ167949081876835 as a temporary promotion or reassignment opportunity.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


As a Program Manager, you will be administratively assigned to the USACE, Louisville District, with assignment to the Army Reserve Installation Management Division (ARIMD) which will encompass responsibilities that exceed the normal scope of district-level responsibilities. Serves as a senior staff Program Manager of the Energy Team, for the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, and serves as technical advisor and expert with responsibility for interpretation and implementation of policy, procedures, guidance, consultative assistance, and staff coordination in one or more areas consisting of:

  • Energy and Utility Compliance (i.e., developing energy efficiency and renewable energy policy, energy management programs, technical and administrative issues and staff actions);
  • Energy and Utility restoration; Long-range and Short-range, military construction plans and real property documentation; 
  • Energy and Utility management (i.e., research and development, identifies and implements innovative, economical, and environmentally sound energy solutions);
  • Energy and Utility conservation and energy efficiencies.  Plans, develops, reviews, evaluates, and participates directly in the establishments and implementation of energy and utility enhancement policies and programs for application throughout the Army Reserve.
  • Writes Army Command level energy strategies and policies; facilitate meetings with subordinate organizations; establish standards for energy assessments, training, and awareness campaigns; and provide guidance for energy and utility management systems and other planning initiatives.
  • Travel Required

    • Occasional Travel
    • Business travel required approximately 15% of the time.

    Relocation Authorized

    • Yes
    • Temporary Change of Station Costs may be authorized.