Work for the Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively hiring talented and motivated US citizens in offices in the US and around the world.  Current USACE job openings can be found on OPM's USAJOBS 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)
  • Civill Engineering series (0810)
  • Mechanical Engineering series (0830)
  • Electrical Engineering series (0850)
  • Contract Specialist series (1102)
  • Realty series (1170)
  • Lock and Dam Operating series (5426)

Current Employment Opportunities in the Northwestern Division

The following employment opportunities are listed on USAJobs.gov. This list represents opportunities in the 14 states served by Districts within the Northwestern Division including Kansas City, Omaha, Portland, Seattle and the Walla Walla District.

Northwestern Division Vacancies

  1. MECHANICAL ENGINEER

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Starbuck, Washington --> Starbuck, Washington Little Goose Project, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District Starting at $89,266 (GS 11-12) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    7/5/2022
  2. Supervisory Interdisciplinary Regulatory Project Manager

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Portland, Oregon --> Portland, Oregon Starting at $100,984 (GS 13) Multiple Appointment Types • Full-time This job is open to:
    10/5/2022
  3. Human Resources Specialist

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Multiple Locations Starting at $123,114 (GS 14) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    12/5/2022
  4. FACILITIES SERVICES ASSISTANT

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Clarkston, Washington --> Clarkston, Washington Lower Granite/ Clarkston Office Starting at $36,118 (GS 5) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    10/5/2022
  5. Budget Technician

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Pickstown, South Dakota --> Pickstown, South Dakota Omaha District - Operations Division Starting at $36,118 (GS 5-7) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    9/5/2022
  6. Construction Control Representative

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota --> Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota Omaha District - Construction Division Starting at $79,363 (GS 12) 5 years • Full-time This job is open to:
    9/5/2022
  7. MAINTENANCE WORKER

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Boise, Idaho --> Boise, Idaho Lucky Peak Starting at $21.86 (WG 7) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    12/5/2022
  8. Administrative Officer

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Location Negotiable After Selection, United States USACE ENTERPRISE IT SERVICES CIO G6, EXECUTIVE OFFICE, CHIEF OF STAFF OFFICE Starting at $54,727 (GS 9) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    12/5/2022
  9. SECURITY GUARD

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Pasco, Washington --> Pasco, Washington Ice Harbor Project, Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Starting at $36,118 (GS 5) 13 Months • Full-time This job is open to:
    6/5/2022
  10. Security Assistant

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Omaha, Nebraska --> Omaha, Nebraska Omaha Security and Law Enforcement Office Starting at $40,515 (GS 6-7) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    9/5/2022
  11. PROGRAM MANAGER (MULTI-PURPOSE OPERATIONS PROJECT)

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Bridgeport, Washington --> Bridgeport, Washington Operations Division, Chief Joseph Dam Project Office Starting at $118,366 (GS 14) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    6/5/2022
  12. CONSTRUCTION CONTROL REPRESENTATIVE

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Riley, Kansas --> Fort Riley, Kansas Construction Division Starting at $66,214 (GS 11) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    9/5/2022
  13. Civil Engineer (Geotechnical)

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Omaha, Nebraska --> Omaha, Nebraska Omaha District - Engineering Division Starting at $79,862 (GS 12) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    9/5/2022
  14. Regional Economist

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Multiple Locations Southwestern Division (SWD) Starting at $79,363 (GS 12) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    10/5/2022
  15. Supervisory Interdisciplinary

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Multiple Locations Southwestern Division (SWD) Starting at $94,373 (GS 13) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    10/5/2022
  16. Lead Interdisciplinary Engineer

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Vancouver, Washington --> Vancouver, Washington Engineering & Construction Division, Construction Branch Starting at $100,984 (GS 13) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    11/5/2022
  17. Auditor

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Omaha, Nebraska --> Omaha, Nebraska Omaha District, Internal Review Office Starting at $79,862 (GS 12) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    7/5/2022
  18. Office Automation Assistant

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Portland, Oregon --> Portland, Oregon Hydroelectric Design Center Starting at $38,649 (GS 5-6) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    6/5/2022
  19. Office Automation Assistant

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Portland, Oregon --> Portland, Oregon Hydroelectric Design Center Starting at $38,649 (GS 5-6) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    6/5/2022
  20. ARCHITECT

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Seattle, Washington --> Seattle, Washington Engineering Division, Design Branch Starting at $104,184 (GS 13) Permanent • Full-time This job is open to:
    9/5/2022

Internship Programs

The Northwestern Division hosts the Hydropower Internship Program that recruits, hires and trains maintenance engineers to staff the technical sections at the multipurpose hydroelectric power plants in the Pacific Region of NWD in the Federal Columbia River Power System.