US Army Corps of Engineers
Charleston District

Charleston District Careers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District works to continually meet the needs of our customers and the Nation. We are a bustling district of 250 employees who provide a variety of services throughout South Carolina, the Southeast and the Nation. Through regulatory permits, civil works projects, military construction, international and interagency support, and emergency operations, the Charleston District is one of the most diverse districts in the Corps. By joining the Charleston District team, you will be part of an organization with a widely-seen footprint. Each position in the Charleston District is essential to mission success and your job will be too.

The Charleston District's current job openings can be found at USAJOBS. All jobs, unless otherwise specified, must be applied for through the USAJOBS website. 

Current Job Openings

Project Management Assistant

Series/Grade: GS-0303-07
Appt Type: Full Time
Announcement Closing Date: June 27, 2019
Duty Location: Charleston, SC
Who May Apply: Open to the Public

4.  Summary of Duties:  Incumbent performs a wide variety of clerical and technical tasks essential to the administration of the 81st Readiness Division (RD) programs in the Military Project Management Branch. These duties require the use and manipulation of office automation equipment and various software systems. Performs Automation Support and Clerical duties for 6 Project Managers and 1 Branch Chief.  Incumbent coordinates, controls, and performs a variety of administrative and technical support functions. Duties require a working knowledge of planning, programming and project management processes. Performs the following typical, but not all inclusive, duties:

  • Creates TDY travel orders/vouchers, audit TDY and local travel vouchers for all 6 PMs of the 81st Readiness Division Team and Branch Chief. Approve local travel vouchers in CEFMS. Develops cost analysis for varying travel circumstances to be used by managers to make cost effective decisions. Clarifies new procedures and provides guidance in the application of new guidelines pertaining to travel. Assists in resolving various types of labor issues or overtime entitlements in conjunction with travel, requiring knowledge of Fair Labor Standard Act and Title 5. Serves as a liaison between Branch personnel and district resource management. Informs Section Chief of current trends, identify problems or potential controversies and recommends solutions. Records Meeting Minutes of Weekly PDT meetings, LIRs and 81st Telecons.
  • Maintains and monitors various spreadsheets (IDIQ Tracker, Service Call Tracker, Award Schedules, Total 81st Program sheet, Invoice tracking, etc.) based on input from PMs and provides wage rates for each new contract.
  • Serves as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) Monitor for the Team. Ensures Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) reporting (Monthly reporting & CPARs) and COR Training for Regional Facility Operations Specialist (RFOSs) (if required) and PMs are current and complete. Maintains COR files and assists with COR nominations.
  • Coordinates contract reviews in DR Checks and maintains files for KTR (Contractor) deliverables.

5.  Area of Consideration:  Open to the Public. 

6.  How to Apply:  This is an informal job opportunity announcement for a “non-competitive” permanent reassignment.  Anyone wishing consideration must submit the following documents: 1) Resume; 2) copy of most recent Performance Appraisal; and 3) a brief statement of interest.  Please submit these documents via email to Rhonda Bath, Rhonda.l.bath@usace.army.mil, by close of business 28 Jun 2019 to receive consideration.  CPAC will review resumes/transcripts to determine minimum qualification requirements.

7.  Point of Contact:  Rhonda Bath, (843)329-8117.

This job will not be listed on USAJOBS.

Careers with the Corps

The Corps is actively hiring talented and motivated US citizens in offices in the US and around the world. Current 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)
  • Civil Engineering series (0810)
  • Mechanical Engineering series (0830)
  • Electrical Engineering series (0850)
  • Contract Specialist series (1102)

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All qualified applicants will receive appropriate consideration without regard to non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status except where specifically authorized by law, age, politics, disability, or sexual orientation which do not relate to successful performance of the duties of this position. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request.