St. Paul District Departments & Offices

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employs world-class professionals that provide planning, engineering, design and construction support for the district's mission areas.

Contracting provides acquisition and contract administration services as required for construction, architect/engineer, service, and supply contract requirements in support of assigned missions for the St. Paul District and its regional and national customers.

Engineering and Construction
The division provides study, design and construction engineering services for civil works water resource projects, including navigation, flood risk management, environmental stewardship, dam safety, recreation and emergency response. This includes engineering and related support to maintain the St. Paul District's 13 locks and dams on the Mississippi River and 16 multi-purpose reservoirs.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Manages and directs the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Employment Programs for the commander.

Human Resources
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has a wide variety of exciting job opportunities available from civil engineering to recreation management. In addition to our great benefits and work atmosphere, the St. Paul District is a great place to work!

Internal Review
The internal review office is responsible for assisting the commander in the review and analysis of processes. The purpose is to ensure that the St. Paul District operates as efficiently as possible and is in compliance with internal and external procedures, regulations and guidance. Each September, the internal review officer completes the review plan for the following fiscal year.  

The library collection includes books, subscriptions, state and federal documents, and electronic resources. The focus of the collection is on civil engineering; environmental materials, river systems and water resources. Although the collection is primarily for Corps of Engineers employees, it is available to outside users by appointment or through interlibrary loan with your local library.

The logistics management office provides supplies, property accountability, maintenance and transportation services, and facilities as required to successfully support the district's mission.

Office of Counsel
The office of counsel provides accurate, clear, responsive, and timely legal advice and services to the commander and staff of the St. Paul District to support the district’s mission.

Public Affairs
The public affairs office is the initial contact for the media for information about the St. Paul District and its programs, policies, operations and activities. The public affairs office manages the district’s public information, command information and community outreach programs.

Real Estate
The real estate division coordinates all real estate actions for the St. Paul District and advises the district commander all on all real estate matters. They provide real estate information, products, and services for the acquisition, management, and disposal of lands and facilities under its jurisdiction for the nation.

The mission of the Corps of Engineers' regulatory division is to protect the nation's aquatic resources, while allowing reasonable development through fair, flexible and balanced permit decisions. The Corps evaluates permit applications for essentially all construction activities that occur in our nation's waters, including wetlands. The Corps' regulatory program includes Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The St. Paul District's regulatory jurisdiction covers the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Resource Management
The resource management office provides quality, accurate, reliable, and timely services to our customers through providing financial analysis and information, resource and reference material, properly maintaining district financial records, and providing district support to achieve maximum customer satisfaction and serve as a model for other Corps of Engineers districts.

Safety & Occupational Health
The safety and occumpational health office office provides safety services and safety program management to ensure that our district provides a safe and healthy environment for its employees, contractors, and the public.

Security & Law Enforcement
The security and law enforcement office strives to establish and maintain a secure district work environment that protects all employees and district resources, uses an adaptive security response that anticipates changes in threat levels and balances risks with mission requirements.

Small Business
The mission of the small business office is to help small businesses and maximize their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps of Engineers’ mission and strengthen the nation’s economic development.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District

332 Minnesota Street, Suite E1500
St. Paul, MN 55101