Civilians at Work

Work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Civilians with a Mission

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the world’s premier public engineering, design, and construction management agencies. We serve the American people, striving to provide the most effective engineering and environmental science solutions to the nation’s complex problems affecting national security, the economy, and the environment in which we live.

Sound interesting? Then consider becoming part of the Corps team!

Types of Jobs

We're actively hiring talented and motivated U.S. citizens in our offices in the U.S. and around the world. Current job openings can be found on the Office of Personnel Management's website,

Open positions may include the following mission critical occupations:

  • General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences series (0401)
  • Engineering Technical series (0802)
  • Construction Control Technical series (0809)
  • Civil Engineering series (0810)
  • Mechanical Engineering series (0830)
  • Electrical Engineering series (0850)
  • Contract Specialist series (1102)
  • Realty series (1170)
  • Lock and Dam Operating series (5426)


We offer:

  • Satisfaction in working for an organization with a tradition of public service extending back over 200 years
  • Professional, technical, and administrative opportunities in the U.S. and abroad
  • Challenging work assignments
  • Career development and advancement through executive and senior technical positions
  • Education and training opportunities
  • Competitive annual salaries with cost of living increases
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Health and life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • 401K equivalent, with up to a 5% matching government contribution
  • 10 paid federal holidays
  • Family Friendly Leave
  • Flexible hours and alternate work schedules
  • Telework arrangements may be available
  • Possible student loan repayment
  • Recruitment and Relocation Bonuses may be offered for difficult to fill positions 

How to Apply

Application Process

Steps for applying using USAJobs:

  • Go to USAJobs website
  • Click on "Search for Jobs" to search by specific vacancy announcement, agency, job category, or location
  • Click on "Create Resume" to enter and maintain your resume data

You must have a current resume in the USAJobs database before you can apply for a position. After you create your resume in the system, select the "Apply Online" button located  at the bottom of the vacancy announcement to which you wish to apply.

More Info

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