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Civilian Personnel Advisory Center

We like to say the most important thing we do at Norfolk District is hire people. Our strongest competitive advantage is the brainpower of employees, who have pride and confidence in themselves and are committed to organizational values and the district's objectives.

The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center is critical  to the distict's success in recruiting, developing and retaining high performance team members. In the future, we will not define the workforce in terms of occupations or services, which are narrow and restrictive, but more in terms of skills and competencies. We will focus on building competencies that help us meet customer requirements.

Join the workplace that was voted the Best Place to Work in Hampton Roads and one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia.


FAQ - Careers with Norfolk District

Do I need to join the Army to work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers?
No. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is primarily a civilian organization with 37,000 dedicated civilians and about 550 Soldiers. Civilian occupations include: civil engineers, chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, environmental engineers, biologists, engineering technicians, architects, realty specialists, lock and dam operators, survey technicians, project engineers, geologists, hydrologists, and others. Sound interesting?

Find out more about Careers with USACE.

How do I apply for a job?
All civilian job opportunities available with the Federal government, including USACE, are posted on USAJobs at USAJobs is the Federal Government's Official Job Site. One must apply for federal jobs using the tools available (including a resume/resume builder).