Interdiscipilinary

Employer
Department of Defense
Location
Savannah, Georgia
Posted
Jun 13, 2021
Closes
Jun 17, 2021
Ref
2224546289
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
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Summary

About the Position: As a Interdisciplinary for the Corps of Engineers' South Atlantic Directorate, Hurricane Restoration Division, located in Atlanta, GA this position assist with overseeing the other five District offices.

This position is a TERM position, it is a time limited appointment and may not exceed September 20, 2023.

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Responsibilities
  • Assesses Hurricane Emergency Restoration Division (HERD) products for review of planning, preconstruction engineering and design reports, other reports for federal water resources projects
  • Authors, reviews, and edits study conclusions and reports for submittal to higher headquarters, other agencies, and ultimately, Congress.
  • Develops and applies methodologies and policies for the formulation and evaluation of flood risk management and shore protection projects.
  • Prepares responses to Congressional inquiries and correspondence to higher authority, other governmental agencies, and the public
  • Assists on contracts for services being obtained from consultants and other entities.

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to perform temporary duty travel (TDY) of 25% for this position in support of the mission

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None
  • Job family (Series)

0150 Geography

0408 Ecology

0810 Civil Engineering

0819 Environmental Engineering

1301 General Physical Science

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Conditions of Employment
  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

Qualifications

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.
  • 5-Point Veterans' Preference
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)
  • Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

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Basic Requirement for Geographer position:

A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in geography; or related physical or social science such as geology, meteorology, economics, statistics, sociology, anthropology, political science, history, cartography, computer science, urban studies, or planning that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields.

OR

B. Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to a major in geography, or a related field that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Basic Requirement for Civil Engineer or Environmental Engineer position:

A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); OR (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.

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B. Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
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  • Written Test - Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, or any other written test required for professional registration, by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • Specified academic courses - Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in A above. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program.
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    B. Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to one of the majors, as shown in A above, that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    In addition to meeting the basic requirements above for the position you are applying for, to qualify for that position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

    Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Mastery of the concepts, principles and practices in plan formulation and Civil Works policy compliance. Comprehensive knowledge of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the Civil Works program, specifically in the area of flood risk management and coastal storm risk management.

    This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13 or above).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

    Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-13).

    Education

    Additional information about this position.

    "Position may be filled as a temporary promotion or temporary reassignment NTE 13 months by a current permanent Army employee.

    When a current permanent Army employee is selected for a temp promotion/reassignment for activities covered by the same servicing CPAC, the employee must be returned to the position from which he/she was temporarily assigned or to a position of equivalent grade and pay.

    The Organization is willing to negotiate duty station with a remote Working Agreement at the five district Offices and the Division Office.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

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