Work for the St. Louis District

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide.

The St. Louis District maintains a colorful career field spectrum with more than 750 engineers, biologists, geologists, archaeologists, anthropologists, realty specialists, natural resource management specialists, park rangers, cartographers, scientists, resource managers, logisticians, and administrative personnel.

Such diversity within the District allows for the innovation and creativity that has brought about recognition throughout the engineering world. The District’s expertise is requested in areas such as Environmental Pool Management, aerospace technology, navigation, flood damage reduction, erosion control, Micro Modeling technology, Bendway Weirs, and fish habitat.

In addition to our great benefits and work atmosphere, the St. Louis District is a great place to work!

Careers with USACE

Students & Recent Graduates

If you’re a current student or recent graduate, you may be eligible for federal internships and job opportunities through the Pathways and other student programs. The Pathways Program offers federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree.

There are three different paths available:

  • Internship Program
  • Recent Graduates Program
  • Presidential Management Fellows Program

Learn more


Competitive Salaries -- 2024 Civilian Pay Tables

Flexible Schedules and Paid Holidays -- 11 federal holidays

Annual Leave -- New employees earn nearly 3 weeks (13 days) of annual paid leave. After 3 years of service annual leave increases to 4 weeks (20 days) and after 15 years of service annual leave tops out at over 5 weeks (26 days).

Sick Leave -- Employees earn 13 days of sick leave every year with the ability to carry over to following years.

Medical Insurance -- Employees are eligible to purchase coverage of a number of options to include Preferred Provider Organizations and Health Maintenance Organizations.

Dental & Vision -- Employees are eligible to purchase coverage from Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program.

Flexible Spending Accounts -- Employees have the option to contribute a portion of their salaries on a pre-tax basis to pay for health or dependent care costs.

Long-Term Care Insurance -- Employees are eligible to purchase coverage for themselves and/or eligible family members to provide financial relief should they require lengthy or lifelong

Retirement -- Employees are covered under the Federal Employees Retirement System. Employees accrue a retirement benefit of 1% of their annual salary for every year of service.

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) -- A tax-deferred savings and investment plan with similar savings and tax benefits as 401(k) plans with private corporations. We match your contributions on the first 5% of your pay.

Paid Parental Leave -- Employees can take up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of a child when they meet FMLA eligibility requirements.

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Human Resources (CPAC)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District
Civilian Personnel Advisory Center

1222 Spruce St.
St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 331-8214