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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:

    As Chief of the Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Engineering Section, Incumbent works under the supervision of the Chief, Water Resources Branch, Engineering Division, and is responsible for creating, managing, coordinating, reviewing, and providing engineering technical advice relative to all aspects of study, design, construction, and operation and maintenance of hydraulic systems for Military, Civil Works, and support for other projects within the Mobile District.

    Mobile District has over 1,100 civilian and 10 military personnel. These employees work in fields that are diverse, including project management, water resources planning and management, engineering and architectural design, construction, and operations and maintenance. Mobile District's military mission covers over 252,000 square miles, and supports the Army, Air Force, NASA and other federal agencies in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Central and South America. The civil works mission covers 96,000 square miles in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi. It includes all river, harbor and flood control works within the drainage basin of six major river systems.
    Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
    • Reinstatement
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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    • Directs all technical work performed in the Section by either assigned in-house staff, contractors, or other agencies. Directs the Section workforce by applying a comprehensive knowledge of professional civil, hydraulic, and coastal engineering principles, theories, and methodologies to a variety of complex civil works, and military projects.
    • Participates in Hydrology, Hydraulics & Coastal (HH&C) Engineering Community of Practice (CoP) to stay abreast of the latest HH&C policies, regulations, design criteria, and HH&C CoP technical support needs.
    • Performs personnel management functions to guide, direct, and evaluate the technical efforts and work products produced by subordinates.
    • Prepares correspondence and presents technical data in response to inquiries from higher headquarters, other Federal agencies, state and local governments, and other organizations.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion & VEOA Eligibles), ICTAP, Military Spouses, Former Federal Employee (Reinstatement)

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

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