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    This position is being advertised at the following Corp of Engineer Districts: Vicksburg District, Memphis District, St. Paul, Rock Island, St. Louis, and New Orleans.

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

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    Incumbent serves as a senior level Economist with the responsibility for the full scope of assigned economic and socioeconomic studies including the initiation of investigations, planning of methods, analysis, interpretation of findings and preparation of final reports. These studies include flood control, harbor, navigation, environmental enhancement, base, urban, agricultural, mitigation, recreation, water supply, flood plain management, energy and hydropower, water quality, waste water management, and other water and related land resource development studies. Typically the incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting several studies simultaneously most all of which involve multiple alternative plans. Uses a variety of highly complex statistical procedures, mathematical relationships, economic theory, and planning procedures to develop, validate, interpret, and evaluate complex relationships of economic and socioeconomic interrelationships of various aspects of water and related land resource planning and development.

    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 and VEOA Eligibles

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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