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To apply for a job, there are four basic steps:

  - Create an account and resume.
  - Search jobs.
  - Apply for jobs.
  - Review your application status online.

Direct Hiring Authority Announcements

Position Grade Open/Closing Dates Link DHA Flyer number
Student Trainee (Biological Science Technician) GS-0499-04 Open through 4/16/2024

Budget Officer GS-0560--13 Open through 4/17/2024 CERD249492110530
Supervisory Contract Specialist GS-1102-14 Open through 4/11/2024 CERD249526252929HW
Engineering Technician GS-0802-13 Open through 4/19/2024 CERD249478452589HW
Engineering Technician GS-12 Open through 4/15/2024 CERD248934375215HW
 Job Opportunities Aboard the Dredge McFarland:
Marine Machinery Mechanic (Oiler) WK-5334-10 Open  through 7/12/2024 (open continuous, may close earlier if all vacancies filled) CERD248991721332HD
1st Assistant Electrician WK-2805-13 Open through 7/12/2024

Marine Machinery Mechanic (Oiler)


Open through 7/12/2024 NEGA235696986898HDF

3rd Mate (Hopper Dredge) 

WJ-5782-07 Open through 7/12/2024

Marine Electrician WK-2805-11 Open through 7/12/2024

3rd or 2nd Asst. Engineer (Diesel) WJ-4742-07/08

Open through 7/12/2024 NEGA234530475212HDF
Marine Machinery Repairer (Drag Tender) WK-5334-08 Open through 7/12/2024

Marine Machinery Mechanic (Drag Tender) WK-5334-10 Open through 7/12/2024



Student Employment Opportunities with USACE Philadelphia District

Current students in high school, college, trade school or other qualifying educational institution, may be eligible for student employment opportunities with USACE. This program offers paid opportunities to work in federal agencies and explore federal careers while completing your education. For more information about the Pathways program, including internships, please visit USA Jobs Pathways web page

These opportunities are offered in the USACE Philadelphia District as both a summer internship or on a permanent basis where students will have an opportunity to be converted to a full-time appointment after graduation. To see internship opportunities currently available, go to USA Jobs. Enter “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers” in the agency box, and the locations you are looking for in the location box.  If you would like to start your search in Philadelphia and explore the surrounding areas, you can do so by increasing the number of miles from the city you would like to look. You will also want to create a profile, so you can get alerts about job opportunities you may be interested in, and keep updated on the status of your application. 

Employee Benefits

USACE Mission Critical Occupations