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Interdisciplinary
##### Department of the Army
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
##### Programs and Project Management Division (PPMD)
Overview
- ##### Open & closing dates
11/05/2019 to 11/15/2019
- ##### Service
Competitive
- ##### Pay scale & grade
GS 13
- ##### Salary
$102,040 to $132,649 per year
- ##### Appointment type
Permanent
- ##### Work schedule
Full-Time
Location
4 vacancies in the following location:
-
New York, NY 4 vacancies
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Relocation expenses maybe authorized in accordance with applicable
travel regulations and available command funding. The decision to
authorize relocation expenses will be made upon selection and offer.
##### Telework eligible
No
- Duties
### Summary
**About the Position:** The US Army Corps of Engineers is the
world's premier engineering organization. This position is with the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Civil Works Branch
within Programs and Project Management Division (PPMD). The office
is located in the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in downtown
Manhattan just minutes from Wall Street, Chinatown, Little Italy and
SOHO.
Learn more about this agency
### Responsibilities
- Independently initiate project directives, reports, conferences,
etc., and represent the organization in negotiations with the
client, states, municipal authorities, interested parties, and
local governments.
- Provide expert project management for Civil Works water resource
projects and infrastructure projects value (over $100 million in
total cost).
- Assure the efficient, effective, and timely accomplishment and
coordination of the planning, design and construction phases of
Civil Works projects.
- Serve as the project manager and leader of the project delivery
team of Civil Works projects.
- Review and evaluate the status of projects for attainment of
objectives.
- Lead the project team, in defining project goals and in
preparing a project management plan for accomplishment.
- Coordinate the preparation of the project budget; the
preparation of various cost, milestones, and management reports;
and the staffing of internal and external reviews.
- Resolve highly difficult technical and administrative project
problems, obtaining Project Review Board or supervisory
approval, as required.
### Travel Required
25% or less - Up to 25% business travel required.
##### Supervisory status
No
##### Promotion Potential
None
- #### Job family (Series)
0110 Economist
0150 Geography
0193 Archeology
0401 General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences
0801 General Engineering
0808 Architecture
0810 Civil Engineering
0819 Environmental Engineering
0830 Mechanical Engineering
0850 Electrical Engineering
1301 General Physical Science
1350 Geology
- Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
investigation.
- This position may require a two year trial/probationary period.
- This position requires incumbent to submit a Financial
Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE,
6/08).
- This position requires travel away from the official duty
station for approximately 25% of the time.
- This position requires incumbent to possess or obtain and
maintain a valid state issued driver's license.
### 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.
- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
- Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee
(non-Army)
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
- Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
- Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
- Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
- Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)
Eligible
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
**Specialized Experience:** One year of specialized experience
equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service which
includes: (1) evaluating and tracking the status of high dollar
value Civil Works projects; (2) planning and executing Civil Works
projects to provide updates to various stakeholders; and (3)
preparing and reviewing the Civil Works project budget milestones
and management reports.
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.
**Basic Requirement** **for Economist, 0110:**
**A.** Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in economics
that includes 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in
statistics, accounting, or calculus.
**OR**
**B.** Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent
to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate
experience or additional education.
**Basic Requirement for Geographer, 0150:**
**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 Engineer, 0801/0810/0819/0830/0850:**
**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.
**OR**
**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:1. Professional registration or licensure -
Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in
Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any
State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other
means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who
achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g.,
State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for
positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field
of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains
registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a
manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for
manufacturing engineering positions.2. 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.3. 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.4. Related curriculum - Successful completion
of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate
scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry,
architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology,
may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the
applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering
experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and
guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of
intensive training to develop professional engineering competence,
or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience,
e.g., in interdisciplinary positions.
**Basic Requirement for Architect, 0808:**
**A.** Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in architecture
or in a related field that included 60 semester hours of course work
in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30
semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester
hours were in each of the following: structural technology,
properties of materials and methods of construction, and
environmental control systems.
**OR
B.** Combination of Education and Experience: College-level
education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1)
a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying
professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both
theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods,
and techniques and their applications to the design and construction
or improvement of buildings. The adequacy of such background must be
demonstrated by at least one of the following: (1) Related
Curriculum - Degree in architectural engineering provided the
completed course work in architectural engineering provided
knowledge, skills, and abilities substantially equivalent to those
provided in the courses specified in statement A above, or (2)
Experience: 1 year of experience in an architect's office or in
architectural work for each year short of graduation from a program
of study in architecture. In the absence of any college courses, 5
years of such experience is required. This experience must have
demonstrated that you have acquired a thorough knowledge of the
fundamental principles and theories of professional architecture.
### Education
**Basic Requirement for Archaeologist, 0193:**
**A.** Education - Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) that
included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: (1)
history of archaeology; (2) archaeology of a major geographical area
such as North America or Africa; (3) regional archaeology,
archaeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a
major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for
regional specialization for professional development; (4) theory and
methods of archaeology. Methods include, but are not limited to,
typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion,
dating, and analytical techniques; (5) archaeological field school,
to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical
approaches to research design implementation, field preservation
techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field
work; AND six semester hours of related course work in: (1)
geography, geology, or cultural geography; (2) history,
historiography, or historical archaeology; (3) environmental
studies; (4) scientific writing (nonfiction English composition);
and/or (5) surveying; AND archaeological field school.
**OR**
**B.** Education - Related Curriculum: Bachelor's degree (or higher
degree) in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical
anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies,
or a related discipline may be accepted as satisfying in full the
educational requirements, provided the curriculum supplied academic
course work sufficiently similar to the requirements listed in A
above (including archaeological field school).
**OR**
**C.** Combination of Education and Experience: College-level
education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that
described in A above, plus appropriate technical experience or
additional education.
**OR**
**D.** Experience: Four years of archaeological work experience that
demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and
theories of professional archaeology. The work experience must have
included archaeology field experience, which may include that gained
in an archaeological field school. Field experience should have
included a combination of professional experience in archaeological
survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, and preparation of written
materials. Applicants with such field experience should, after
additional experience under the direction of a higher grade
archaeologist, be able to demonstrate the ability to be a crew
chief, directing the work of others at a single location as a part
of a larger archaeological project.
**Basic Requirement for Biologist, 0401:**
**A.** Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in biological
sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or
related disciplines appropriate to the position.
**OR**
**B.** Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent
to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or
additional education.
**Basic Requirement for Physical Scientist, 1301:**
**A.** Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in physical
science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours
in physical science and/or related engineering science such as
mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
**OR**
**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.
**Basic Requirement for Geologist, 1350:**
**A.** Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in geology, plus
20 additional semester hours in any combination of mathematics,
physics, chemistry, biological science, structural, chemical, civil,
mining or petroleum engineering, computer science, planetary
geology, comparative planetology, geophysics, meteorology,
hydrology, oceanography, physical geography, marine geology, and
cartography.
**OR**
**B.** Combination of Education and Experience: Course work as shown
in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional
education.*(**Note:***Acceptable experience may have been gained
through geological field or laboratory work that provided a means of
obtaining professional knowledge of the theory and application of
the principles of geology and closely related sciences, e.g.,
geophysics, geochemistry, or hydrology. Such work generally must
have involved making close observations, taking samples, handling
various types of instruments and equipment, assembling geologic data
from source materials, and analyzing and reporting findings orally
and in writing. In some situations, professional scientific
experience in other fields may be accepted in part as professional
geological experience. Such experience must have been preceded by
appropriate education in geology or by professional geological
experience, and must have contributed directly and significantly to
the applicant's professional geological competence. To receive
credit for geological experience obtained in positions that are not
full-time professional geological positions, the applicant is
responsible for indicating clearly the actual time or percentage of
time devoted to geologic duties within such positions, and for
giving adequate descriptions of the geologic functions.)
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in
the following areas:
- Administration and Management
- Oral Communication
- Planning and Evaluating
- 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-12).
### Additional information
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service
Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial
Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department
of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- Eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and
OPM prescribed.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested
in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in
the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - Engineers and Scientists
position.
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market
Supplement.
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you
are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your
agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced
employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive
selection priority for this position. To receive selection
priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be
rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the
appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To
be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority
applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the
position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional
information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition
Resources website.
- When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS)
with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit
sa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR Bulletin 18_05 Relocation Allowances_0.pdf
for more information.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you
do not have in electronic form, view the following link for
information regarding an Alternate Application.
- Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized,
subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an
agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government
Interest.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.
**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:
d.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the
qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are
minimally qualified, your rsum and supporting documentation will
be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire
to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your
rsum and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that
you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may
lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions
carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your
eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive
awards in your resume as that information may be taken into
consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be
required to provide supporting documentation.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are
a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has
notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible
for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this
position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP
eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position
and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP
eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection
priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for
the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional
information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition
Resources website.
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Not Required
##### Drug test required
No
##### Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
##### Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness
- Required Documents
The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority
you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a
current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement,
etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you
need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit
Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.
As described above, your complete application includes your resume,
your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which
prove your eligibility to apply. **If you fail to provide these
documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application
package and you will not be considered any further.
1.** **Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional.**
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the
specialized experience described in this announcement.For
qualification determinations your resume must include information
about your paid and non-paid work experience related to this
position including: job title, duration of employment (mm/dd/yy -
mm/dd/yy) or (month/year to month/year or month/year to present),
hours per week, duties and accomplishments, salary and your
education. If your resume does not contain this information, your
application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive
consideration for this position.
- For work in the Federal service **(if applicable)**, please
include the grade level for the position/s. If your resume does
not contain this information, your application will be marked as
incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this
position.
- Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored
occupational questionnaire.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate
material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and
qualification determinations and you may not be considered for
this vacancy.
- For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
**2.** Other **supporting documents:**
- Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
- **Proof of Eligibility to Apply:** Your application must include
the documents which **prove you are eligible to apply** for the
vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities
commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what
document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of
the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of
the authorities listed in the **Who May Apply** section above to
receive further consideration.
- **Time-in-grade documentation:** If you are applying for a
higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the
past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year
time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50
which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade
requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions,
Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective
date more than one year old).
- **Education:** This position requires proof of higher education,
you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses
that includes the following information: name of accredited
institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and
semester hours earned. Transcript(s) **MUST** have name of
college/university to prove accreditation See: Transcripts and
Licenses
- **Accreditation:** Only degrees from an accredited college or
university recognized by the Department of Education are
acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to
substitute for experience. For additional information, please go
to the Office of Personnel Management website at
pm.gov/qualifications/ and U.S. Department of
Education website at d.gov/
admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to
include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human
Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military
orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information
for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to
remove another person's personal information before you submit your
application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of
the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.
- Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
benefits.
Review our benefits
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.
- How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online
questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required
Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on 11/15/2019 to receive consideration.
- To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You
will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If
you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one
before beginning the application
(sastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10639328).
- Follow the prompts to **select your rsum and/or other
supporting documents** to be included with your application
package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional
documents to include in your application before it is submitted.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the
virus scan process.
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and **click to continue with the application
process**.
- You will be taken to the online application which you must
complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation is included with
your application package, and submit the application. **You must
re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS
account or your application will be incomplete.**
- It is your responsibility to verify that your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the
closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to
clear the virus scan.
- Additional information on how to complete the online application
process and submit your online application may be found on the
USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account sajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your
applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application
Status will appear along with the date your application was last
updated. For information on what each Application Status means,
visit: sajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
### Agency contact information
### Army Applicant Help Desk
##### Website
hra.army.mil/hr_public?id=app_inq
##### Address
FS-APF-W2SF02
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