Interested in discovering your potential and working for a team that makes a difference?

Look no further than Huntsville Center

Huntsville Center’s greatest strength is its people — the intelligent, innovative professionals who provide cutting-edge engineering solutions that protect the Nation, our service members and the environment. The majority of our positions are located at our HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA location. However, we also have small, satellite offices in Omaha, Nebraska and Alexandria, Virginia. Our civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission, and our employees are eligible to volunteer for exciting and rewarding deployed assignments worldwide.

Working with us means:

-- Making a direct contribution to servicemembers and their families 
-- Renovating and upgrading housing, schools and office buildings
-- Supporting America’s overseas contingency operations
-- Developing innovative technologies and systems to save lives
-- Providing expertise in military hospital design and construction worldwide
-- Helping reduce federal energy and water consumption
-- And more!

Our team includes engineers and engineering technicians, program and project managers, cyber security specialists, architects, interior designers, accounting and contract specialists, safety specialists, chemists, geologists, ordnance and explosives technicians, and more.

We encourage you to search through all positions available via U.S. Army Corps of Engineers job openings found on the USAJOBS website or the Direct Hire Authority positions available on this page.

At Huntsville Center, we take pride in providing our diverse team with opportunities to learn and grow through formal training programs, professional development programs and focused mentorship.

But most importantly, we’re proud to know that what we do matters.

Employee Testimonials

Living and working in Huntsville

Nicknamed the "Rocket City," Huntsville is an illustrious hub of progress and innovation nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of Northern Alabama. Having gained worldwide recognition during the Space Race of the 1960s, Huntsville is now known as a technological center of Alabama and the nation. Thanks to the high-tech and defense sectors, many of the region's residents hail from other parts of the country and the world, making Huntsville a more diverse community than other similarly sized metro areas in the Deep South. 

Huntsville has been the fastest-growing metro area in the state for the past 15 years and is the largest city in Alabama. It consistently tops lists of the most affordable places to live and recently ranked #3 on U.S. News & World Report's list of best places to live in the U.S.

                               METRO POPULATION: 491,723    

                               MEDIAN AGE: 36.9

                               AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY: $59,274

                               MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $232,500

                               MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT: $1,105

                               AVG COMMUTE TIME: 21.2 minutes


Sample Federal Salary Ranges for Huntsville, Alabama*

            GS-5: $39,139 - $50,885                GS-7: $48,483 - $63,027 
            GS-9: $59,304 - $77,093               GS-11: $71,752 - $93,275
            GS-12: $86,001 - $111,802             GS-13: $102,267 - $132,945

* Note: Above salary ranges are based on the 2023 General Schedule salary table for the Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, Alabama locality. Find the salary tables for the rest of the United States on the OPM Pay & Leave website. Some positions in fields such as architecture, engineering, computer science, and IT management have special salary rates above what is listed on the GS salary table. 

Omaha, Nebraska

Huntsville Center's Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise is located in Omaha, Nebraska. The "Gateway to the West" is home to four Fortune 500 companies, as well as one of the best school districts in the U.S.

Alexandria, Virginia

Huntsville Center's Medical Facilities Mandatory Center of Expertise is located in Alexandria, Virginia. The hometown of George Washington is located just minutes from the heart of Washington, D.C., making it a prime location for history buffs and city lovers alike. 


We encourage you to search through all positions available via U.S. Army Corps of Engineers job openings found on the USAJOBS website or the Direct Hire Authority positions available on this page.

Not seeing a current job opportunity that interests you? Click here to submit your contact information and resume to the USACE Talent Community, a resume database that hiring managers use to search for potential job candidates as new vacancies open. 

Our Benefits

  • Relocation and Recruitment Incentives
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Annual Pay Increases
  • 3-Tiered Retirement Plan (with matching employer 401k contributions up to 5%)
  • Comprehensive Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Pre-tax accounts for out-of-pocket health and dependent-care expenses)
  • Excellent Health Insurance (Employer supplemented premiums)
  • Group Life Insurance (Employer supplemented premiums)
  • Long Term Health Care (for assisted living expenses)
  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave (13, 20 or 26 days annually)
  • Sick Leave (13 days annually that can accumulate)
  • Training and Career Development (formal and on-the-job)
  • World-Wide Travel Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Telework Options

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