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    About the Position:
    This position is in the Engineering and Technical Services Division, San Francisco District located in San Francisco, California.

    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)
    • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
    • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • People with Disabilities, Schedule A
    • Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities
    • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
    • Reinstatement
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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    • This position performs advanced planning and engineering design work, which requires a seasoned and specialized knowledge of coastal engineering, a sound knowledge of hydraulics and a general knowledge of civil engineering.
    • In addition, the position performs public and professional presentations on coastal engineering work/advances being performed/made by the Corps of Engineers.
    • Assignments also include responsibility for coordinating/monitoring planning and design work on very large and complex projects.
    • Coastal engineering projects within San Francisco District range from being largely conventional in nature (but may have multiple phases or sub-projects, many of which take several years to complete) to highly unconventional and complex.
    • In both cases, the data available for coastal engineering projects is generally variable, sometimes inconsistent, and always subject to interpretations.
    • In accomplishing this project the technicians involved in planning studies, performing design work and performing technical consistency reviews for major coastal projects.
    • These projects typically have multiple features requiring a number of compromises to be made and coordinated.
    • Projects and studies include harbor projects, coastal processes assessments, environmental remediation projects, navigation projects, beach erosion control and storm-damage reduction projects.
    • The position is also responsible for managing and generating technical reports and papers on special monitoring projects that are being conducted within the District.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business travel is approximately 20%

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates and VEOA Eligibles

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

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