DHA Job Opening: Winchman

Memphis District
Published Aug. 9, 2021

We are seeking motivated individuals to work in Operations Division


Certain Competitive Service Positions covered by Section 9905


Opening and Closing Dates:  08/09/21 – 08/13/21

Position Title:  Winchman

Series/Grade:  XF-5725-07

Full Performance Level:  XF-07

Duty Location:  Official Duty Station is Ensley Engineer Yard. 

Hourly Salary Range:  $21.01-24.52

Work Schedule:  Full-Time

Appointment Type:  Seasonal

Travel Requirement:   Temporary Duty Travel is greater than 50% of the time

Who May Apply:  U.S. Citizens

Responsibilities/Duties:  Is assigned to operate electric or diesel powered winch either in connection with movement of plant engaged in bank grading operations, spud winches for clearing and snagging or stone placement operations, winches in connection with mat loading operation or any other winches in connection with the Memphis Districts Revetment program.

Schedule:  During the Revetment season, typically June through December, all Revetment employees, including this position, travel in various locations along the Mississippi River.  The employees work 12 work days on & have 2 days off.  Employees will be on TDY & will lodge in hotels within the vicinity of the work area.  During the work season this position works typically a 10 hour shift.  During the non-Revetment season, the crew works at Ensley Engineer Yard, Memphis, TN, on either a 5-day/8-hour or 4-day/10-hr.  Can be assigned to work on Hired Labor projects.

Qualifications Requirements:  Open to all US citizens.

   Conditions of Employment:

  • Must meet suitability for Federal employment
  • Will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration
  • Personnel security investigation required
  • Drug test and physical required
  • Reasonable accommodation is available to qualified employees with disabilities
  • Two year probationary period is required.

How to Apply:  Please provide your current resume, must be readable [preferably .pdf]

  1. Via Email: to: Kevin.W.Williams@usace.army.mil, and copy Lauren.L.beasley@usace.army.mil.
  2. Please ensure your email has the following subject line: Direct Hire of Winchman, XF-5725-07
  3. Application packages will be accepted through 11:59pm CT on 8/13/2021

Application packages that are received after the closing date, or do not contain resume will not be considered.

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Release no. 21-034