US Army Corps of Engineers
Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

Career Resources

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) provides leadership and direction in creating and sustaining a diverse workforce and an environment free of discrimination at the Headquarters, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).  The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and USACE works proactively to enhance the employment of women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.  This is achieved through policy development, oversight, complaints prevention, outreach, education and training programs.


Below is a representative sample of USACE civilian occupations in our offices across the U.S. and around the world.

  • Civil Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Biologists
  • Project Engineers
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Construction Control Reps
  • Architects
  • Survey Technicians
  • Realty Specialists
  • Lock and Dam Operators
  • Contract Specialists

Work for the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Our 32,000 employees—primarily civilian—are delivering positive impacts for today and tomorrow.

Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families, supporting overseas contingency operations, developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians, providing disaster relief, and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.

It’s an exciting time to work for the Corps. We offer challenging professional, technical and administrative assignments in the U.S. and abroad—each building on a strong tradition of public service extending back more than 200 years.

The Corps also offers education reimbursement, certificate programs, professional and leadership development as well as mentoring programs. We support and nurture the growth of our employees and provide the tools to ensure superior performance in all our missions. At the Corps, your opportunities are limitless. 


Women of Color STEM Career Fair
& Recruiting Event

WHO: Representatives for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be at the 2019 Women of Color (WOC) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Conference Career Fair.

WHAT: Women of Color STEM Career Fair and Hiring Event

WHERE: Cobo Center, Hall D – Level 2 (Booth 211), 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI  48226

WHEN:  Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

WHY:  We will be recruiting post-secondary students, recent graduates and journeyman level using direct hire authority for multiple disciplines and grade levels, from grades GS-03 to GS-15.  Depending on position/location selected for, promotion potential will be the GS-05, 07, 09, 11, or 12 level.  We encourage students, graduates, and practicing professionals to stop by to attend Career Fair.

PAY RANGE:  $26,587 to $138,572; pay will be based on such factors as your qualifications, education, experience, training, duty location, and availability of funds.   

JOBS FOR HIRE:  We are looking for individuals interested in the following positions:

Position Title [Series]     Position Title [Series]
Accountant [510]
Administrative Officer  [301]
Administrative Support Assistant [303]
Appraiser [1171]
Archeologist [193]
Architect  [808]
Attorney Advisor [905]
Biological Sciences Environmental Planner [401]
Biological Sciences Study Manager [401]
Biologist [401]
Budget Analyst [560]
Budget Technician [561]
Computer Science [1550]
Construction Representative [809]
Contract Specialist [1102]
Crane Operator [5725]
Drift Collection Worker [5401]
Economist [110]
EEO Specialist [260]
Emergency Management Specialist [89]
Engineer (Interdisciplinary) [Varies]
General Engineer [801]
Chemical Engineer [893]
Civil Engineer (Geotechnical/ Hydraulic/ Structural/ Supervisory/ Lead) [810]
Computer Engineer [854]
Electrical Engineer [850]
Engineering Technician (Civil/CADD) [802]
Environmental Engineer [819]
Fire Protection Engineer [804]
Forester [460]
Mechanical Engineer [830]
Office Engineer [802]
Software Engineer [854]
Student Trainee (Engineering) [899]
Engineering Equipment Operator [5716]
Environmental Protection Specialist [28]
Facility Operations Specialist [1601]
Fishery Biologist [482]
Forester [460]
Geographer [150]
Geologist [1350]
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic [5803]
Human Resources Assistance/Specialist [203/201]
Industrial Hygienist [690]
Information Technology/Cybersecurity [2210]
Laborer [3502]
Land Surveyor [1373]
Landscape Architect [807]
Law Clerk [904]
Legal Assistant [986]
Lock and Dam Equipment Mechanic [5318]
Lock and Dam Operator [5426]
Maintenance Control Technician [1101]
Maintenance Mechanic [4749]
Management Analyst [340]
Management Assistant [344]
Management Information Specialist [343]
Mathematics [1520]
Natural Resources Specialist (NEPA Compliance) [401]
Paralegal Specialist [950]
Park Ranger [25]
Physical Scientist [1301]
Physics [1310]
Program Analyst (General/Supervisory) [343]
Project Manager [Varies]
Project Scheduler/Scheduler [Varies]
Public Affair Specialist [1035]
Realty Assistant/Specialist [1170]
Regional Economist [110]
Regulatory Project Manager [401]
Rigger Worker [5210]
Safety & Occupation Health Specialist [18]
Secretary [318]
Security Assistant [86]
Statistician [1530]
Surveyor/Survey Technician [817]
Technical Writer [1083]
Water Resource Plan Form. Sped. [401]
Welder [3703]
Wildlife Biologist [486]

DUTY LOCATIONS: Positions to be filled in various location across the continental United States, to include:

Albuquerque, NM
Anchorage, AK
Arlington, VA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Brookport, IL
Buffalo, NY
Calexico, CA
Cannelton, IN
Charleston, SC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Columbus, OH
Concord, MA
Dayton, OH
Detroit, MI
Eielson AFB, AK
Europe District
Fairbanks, AK
Far East District
Folsom, CA
Fort AP Hill, VA
Fort Campbell, KY
Fort Eustis, VA
Fort Greeley, AK
Fort Knox, KY
Fort Lee, VA
Fort Riley, KS
Galveston, TX
Grand Haven, MI
Green River, KY
Grissom AFB, IN
Hampton, VA
Honolulu, HI
Huntington, WV
Huntsville, AL
Indianapolis, IN
Jacksonville, FL
Japan District
Jasper, TN
Juneau, AK
Kansas City, MO
Kenai, AK
Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Lorton, VA
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KY
Markland, KY
Mobile, AL
Montgomery, OH
Mount Vernon, IL
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Newburg, IN
Newport News, VA
Norfolk, VA
North Pole, AK
Old Hickory, TN
Olmsted, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Sacramento, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Sault St. Marie, MI
Sausalito, CA
Savannah, GA
Scott AFB, IL
Seattle, WA
Vicksburg, MS
Wellington, FL
West Palm Beach
West Point, NY
Wilmington, NC
Winchester, VA
Yuma, AZ


EVALUATIONS:  Candidates will be evaluated in accordance with the qualification and eligibility requirements set forth by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) located at .


  • All positions require the applicant to be a citizen of the United States.   
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, are required to register for Selective Service prior to appointment.  
  • A trial or probationary period may be required.  
  • Some positions may require a valid driver's license.  
  • Some positions may require a security clearance to include fingerprinting.
  • Some position may require temporary duty travel.
  • Some position may require a Defense Acquisition Certification within 2 years of appointment.
  • The following MAY be paid or offered:  travel and relocation expenses, recruitment bonus, and/or student loan repayment. 
  • Promotion progression to the target position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of training requirements and continuous satisfactory performance.    
  • Post-secondary student appointments are term in nature and have the potential to convert into a permanent appointment in the competitive service.
  • Selectee must obtain a passing score on the appropriate Administrative Careers with America (ACWA) assessment prior to appointment or conversion, if applicable.
  • Some positions may require random drug testing.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:  In order to be considered, please bring your resume and most recent transcript(s) to the career fair.  If you cannot attend in person, inquiries and/or resumes and transcripts can be sent to through Saturday, October 12, 2019.  Using the subject line “WOC Career Fair 2019”, please include the position(s) and location(s) you are interested in.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. More information available here:

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Reasonable accommodation is available to qualified employees with disabilities. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application process, hiring process, or while on the job. Requests are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For additional information on USACE and our careers, please visit: 

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