1+ months

Civil Engineer (Hydraulic)

American Society of Civil Engineers
Chicago, IL


In this position, as a Civil Engineer in the Risk Analysis Branch, you will perform a broad range of engineering studies to determine risk factors. Typical assignments include:

  • Recommending technical direction and coordinating with Regional Contract Officers regarding flood risk studies and mapping.
  • Collaborating with Federal Agencies, State agencies, and local governments.
  • Assisting in the development of engineering guidelines and specifications for the performance of flood insurance studies and revisions.
  • Preparing replies to Congressional and other correspondence.


  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Selective Service registration required.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.


The qualification requirements listed below must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

You qualify for this position at the GS-09 level (starting salary $55,905) if you possess the following:

One full year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 level, that demonstrates developing, monitoring, or providing technical review of natural hazard mitigation studies or projects.


Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in engineering

You MUST submit a copy of your transcript (unofficial is acceptable).

  1. Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.


Telecommuting is allowed.

Internal Number: FEMA-18-KN-191770


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