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Job opening: Civil Engineer

Salary: $81 963 - 127 707 per year
City: Boston
Published at: May 15 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is in Region 1, Water Division, Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance Branch, Municipal Assistance Section. About: Region 1. This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.*Work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized as described in the Benefits section.


You will:


  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must submit a resume and required documents--see How to Apply section.
  • Position has education requirements--see Qualifications/Education section.
  • EPA and non-EPA applicants must submit transcripts/course listings.


NOTE:  You must meet qualification requirements, including any requirements described in the Education section, by the closing date of this announcement. In addition to the educational requirements, we are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below: To qualify for the GS-11 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-09 level defined as defined as applying knowledge of civil engineering principles related to water infrastructure projects and/or funding through grants; and coordinating with internal and external partners.- OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in the academic discipline as described below- OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. To qualify for the GS-12 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-11 level defined as applying knowledge of civil engineering principles related to water infrastructure projects and funding through grants; serving as a technical expert on water quality and infrastructure; and coordinating with internal and external partners. Your application package will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws and regulations, such as the Clean Water Act (CWA), and/or other water quality laws. Skill in project management. Ability to serve as a technical expert relating to water infrastructure and programs. Knowledge of federal regulations, laws, policies and practices governing contracts and/or grants administration. Skill in oral communication. Skill in written communication.  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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. *If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.


You need a degree or combination of education and experience as described below to qualify for this position.

All applicants must meet one of the following requirements to qualify for consideration for an engineering position:

  • Successful completion of a professional engineering degree at an accredited university or college


  • Have a combination of college level education or training AND technical experience that has furnished you with (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional 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 as an engineer.
    2. Evidence of passing the Engineer-in-Training written test.
    3. Successful documented completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences as described by OPM.
    4. Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field and at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.

Please review the OPM page on specifics about required curriculum and for more information on qualifications, please visit GS-800: All Professional Engineering Positions qualifications.

For information about accreditation requirements, visit EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.


  • Address Environmental Protection Agency OMS/OHCO/RCD 1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW WJC Bldg North, Mail Code 1448K Washington, District of Columbia 20460 United States
  • Name: Robert Moore
  • Phone: 919-541-0238
  • Email: [email protected]