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    About the Position: This position is located with the: US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, SACRAMENTO DISTRICT, REGULATORY DIVISION. This position may be filled at the 05, 07, 09 or 11 (depending on the qualifications of selectee).

    Position may be filled under one of the following position titles:
    -Biologist (0401)
    -Ecologist (0408)
    -Environmental Engineer (0819)
    -Physical Scientist (1301)

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    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
    • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
    • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
    • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
    • 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
    • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

    The purpose of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' (CoE) Regulatory program is to improve and enhance the physical, biological and chemical integrity of the nation's water resources, and ensure regulated activities in these waters are not contrary to the public interest in terms of environmental, social and economic concerns.


    This position may be filled at the 05, 07, 09 or 11 (depending on the qualifications of selectee). This position is developmental in nature. Target grade (full performance level) is GS-11. Depending on the grade of the incumbent, duties will vary but may include:
    • Conducting the evaluation of applications for permits.
    • Providing advice to potential applicants/permittees concerning regulatory requirements.
    • Evaluating proposed project plans to identify potential general environmental concerns.
    • Reviewing in-depth project plans, specifications and site locations.
    • Evaluating the desirability of and recommending using appropriate alternative locations and methods to accomplish the objective of the proposed work.
    • Gathering information and conducting field studies.
    • Preparing documentation, to include: environmental assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, Statement of Findings, and other reports/correspondence as needed.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - TDY (Temporary Duty Travel) is approximately 10-35% of the time, but may be as much as 50% as mission essential tasks dictate.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521215600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.