Regulatory Specialist (Environmental Engineer/ Biologist/ Scientist/ Natural Resources)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Nashville District has an exciting career opportunity for an entry-level engineer or biologist/natural resources graduate to join our Regulatory Program, located in Nashville, Tennessee. The USACE Regulatory Program is committed to protecting the Nation's aquatic resources, while allowing reasonable development through fair, flexible, and balanced permit decisions. The selected individual will specialize in the review of highway infrastructure projects, and associated impacts to aquatic resources. Typical duties include performing and reviewing stream and wetland assessments, stream surveys, delineation of wetland and stream boundaries, stream and wetland restoration designs, and review of applications for highway projects. This is a great opportunity to begin a civilian career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Defense. This will be a developmental position; upon completion of program requirements, this position may be non-competitively promoted to the GS-11 pay grade (currently $64,649 to $84,049 annually).
About the Nashville District Regulatory Division: The Regulatory Division has a great office environment, located approximately 10 miles east of downtown Nashville, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Percy Priest Lake Project. Nashville is a diverse southern city with a small-town atmosphere. It is most notably known as a center of the music industry, earning the nickname "Music City" with numerous venues boasting sounds of pop, rock, country, gospel, bluegrass, jazz, classical, blues and soul. Nashville has a vibrant night life with a diverse assortment of entertainment, dining, cultural, architectural and historical attractions. Numerous city parks, an extensive network of greenway trails, and several lakes and rivers make Nashville a great place to enjoy the outdoors. The Great Smoky Mountains and Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area are both located in the eastern portion of the District.
How to apply: This interdisciplinary position will be filled under the environmental engineer or biologist/natural resources job series, and is open to recent or upcoming May 2021 college graduates in a related science or engineering field. For more details and to apply, please go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599772800 . The application period closes on May 10, 2021.