U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Supervisory Interdisciplinary in Sacramento, California
About the Position: As Chief, Environmental Resources Branch, serves as the authority on environmental compliance matters for the District, responsible for planning and directing the accomplishment of investigations and analyses pertaining to environmental, cultural, and recreation aspects of water resources projects and other Civil Works and Military work undertaken by the District in a region covering portions of eight states with great environmental and cultural diversity.
Supervises, through subordinate supervisors, a staff of approximately 35 employees in a variety of professional, technical, and support work.
Establishes priorities and ensures quantity, quality, and timeliness of work products necessary to accomplish the assigned mission.
Provides advice to operating officials with regard to environmental, cultural, and recreation issues.
Manages positions and recommends changes in position structure to improve economy and efficiency of operations.
Manages all programs in Environmental Resources Branch, and supervises through Section Chiefs the preparation of documents and portions thereof in the Branch, including study reports, environmental assessments, environmental impact statements, etc.
Supervises the identification and review of potential environmental effects of projects, and development of preservation, mitigation, and restoration measures.
Provides technical advice to the District Engineer and staff chiefs in establishing policies and program objectives, and resolves problematic situations.
Represents the District Engineer on committees or in meetings with Federal, state, and local agencies, and interested groups and persons.
Conditions of Employment
Position will be filled under one of the following position titles: -Supervisory Social Sciences Environmental Manager (0101)
-Supervisory Archaeologist (0193)
-Supervisory Biological Sciences Environmental Manager (0401)
-Supervisory Landscape Architect (0801)
-Supervisory Physical Scientist (1301) 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 EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APostal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique AuthoritiesPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education/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 Educational Requirement for SOCIAL SCIENCES ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER (0101):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Social Science Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.) Basic Educational Requirement for SUPERVISORY ARCHAEOLOGIST (0193):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Archeology Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.) Basic Educational Requirement for BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER (0401):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.) Basic Educational Requirement for LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (0807):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Landscape Architecture Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.) Basic Educational Requirement for PHYSICAL SCIENTIST (1301):
Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for General Physical Science Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.) In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: At least one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 level in the Federal Government (or equivalent) which includes overseeing the planning and development of large and small water resource projects and advising on the environmental impact of water resources development projects. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13) or private sector equivalent. 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:
Environmental Law and Regulatory ComplianceLeadershipPublic PlanningStakeholder Management 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).
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
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. One year supervisory probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. 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 https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. 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. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. 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 position You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. This is NOT a drug testing position. Hiring incentives MAY BE authorized. Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid or volunteer work. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Further selections from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of the announcement. 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. 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?