Interdisciplinary

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 9/13/2019
Description About the Position: The Philadelphia District of the US Army Corps of Engineers in the Wanamaker Building, adjacent to City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. Positions are located in the Engineering and Construction Division, Construction Branch.

This position may be filled as an Architect, Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineer or Electrical Engineer.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
  • Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
  • 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
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998



In order to qualify, you must meet the experience and education 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.To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

Specialized experience is defined as managing the contract construction program; provide guidance on handling contract claims; exercise coordination of construction planning and scheduling with contractors; and Determines whether contractor's operations comply with applicable laws and regulations. This specialized experience will be found at the lower grade GS 13.

Selective Placement Factor: This position requires an active Professional Engineer (PE) or an active Registered Architect (RA) license. You must submit a copy of either license with your application package; failure to do so will result in your application package being rated as incomplete.


You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Oral Communication
  • Project Management
  • Technical Competence


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).

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