U.S. nationals: Lead Interdisciplinary (Hydrologist/Civil Engineer (Hydrologic)

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Boulder City, NV, United States
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Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his or her expertise as a Lead Interdisciplinary (Hydrologist/Civil Engineer (Hydrologic). Make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

Location - Boulder City, Nevada
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This is an interdisciplinary position that may be filed in any of the following series: Civil Engineer, GS-0810 or Hydrologist, GS-1315 depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

The primary duties of this position are:

  • Serves as team lead responsible for detailed planning, organizing, and coordinating the technical and programmatic work of the team.
  • Coordinates and leads the actions of a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate and develop methodologies to calculate Colorado River tributary consumptive use within nine use categories including agriculture, evaporation and municipal and industrial use.
  • Coordinates and assists in administering Reclamation's Inadvertent Overrun and Payback Policy (IOPP) program. Drafts required correspondence (including notices of potential, provisional, and/or incurred overruns; IOPP Payback Plans; and determination letters) and ensures the same are sent in accordance with policy requirements.
  • Identifies potential issues for which water management policies may be needed for the Region, and provides technical and legal review for the meaning, practical interpretation, and interrelationships of specific technical terms and guidance associated with Part 417, IOPP, Intentionally Created Surplus (ICS), the Law of the River and other Reclamation initiatives.