Job Title: Fisheries Group Manager (DEU-HH)Job Announcement Number: BR-LC-DE-13-05
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Bureau of Reclamation
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year
Thursday, January 31, 2013 to
Thursday, February 21, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Boulder City, NV, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All United States Citizens and Nationals.
Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States. Visit: http://www.usbr.gov.
View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/
Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-LC-13-12, for status applicants. If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.
Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a natural resource manager in a fast paced working environment. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with stellar growth potential!
LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Regional Office, LC River MSCP Office, Fisheries Group, Boulder City, Nevada.
Boulder City is a short drive from the Las Vegas Metropolitan area. For living conditions visit:
Boulder City, NV: http://www.bcnv.org
Henderson, NV: http://www.hendersonchamber.com/
Las Vegas, NV: http://www.lvchamber.com/
Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision. First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointments or reinstatement eligibles.
- U.S. Citizenship or National
- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation.
- You must submit a resume and supporting documentation. (See How to Apply)
- You must meet specialized experience requirements. (See Qualifications)
- Position requires filing a Financial Disclosure Report.
DUTIES:Back to top
-Provide supervision, direction, oversight, control, and coordination of Fisheries Group programs.
-Implement and oversee a robust monitoring and research program which includes: species research, system monitoring, pre/post site development monitoring, and adaptive management processes.
-Develop and maintain close and cooperative working relationships with MSCP partner agencies, land owners, land managers, Federal, State, and local governments, conservation organizations, and regulatory bodies, on the lower Colorado River.
-Implement a native fish population augmentation program.
-Coach and mentor, and develops performance standards and evaluates work performance.
-Provide general management and oversight related to human resources, procurement, use of government equipment, training, staff development, safety awareness, and Equal Employment Opportunity initiatives; provides initial direction, boundaries, constraints, and framework, for work of the Group.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GS-13: In order to qualify for the GS-13 grade level, your resume must reflect one year of specialized experience.
Specialized Experience for GS-13: Defined as experience leading a multi-disciplined team performing species research, system monitoring, pre/post site development monitoring, and adaptive management processes. Experience should also demonstrate the ability to provide supervision, leadership and guidance to subordinate staff on natural resources initiatives, environmental and/or biological activities.
Supervisory Competencies: Applicants should possess proficiency or the potential to develop proficiency in the following competencies for successful performance of Federal supervisory work: (accountability, customer service, decisiveness, flexibility, integrity/honesty, interpersonal skills, oral communication, problem solving, resilience, and written communication). Additional information on supervisory competencies: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/Specialty-Stds/GS-SUPV.asp
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Category rating and selection procedures will be used for evaluating this position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, your on-line responses to the vacancy assessment questionnaire will be used to determine the quality and extent of your experience, education, training, etc., for placement in one of the following categories: 1) Best Qualified, 2) Well Qualified and 3) Qualified. Qualified candidates will be assigned a numerical score on a scale of 70-100 and Veterans with preference will be placed at the top of their respective category. The assessment questionnaire will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete. To preview questions please click here.
Applicants will be further evaluated on the following “Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)” through your resume and responses to the online questions.
KSA 1. Knowledge of and expertise in the area of program management and planning of natural resources initiatives.
KSA 2. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of an organization.
KSA 3. Knowledge of organizational theory and ability to apply that knowledge to enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Group.
Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to the online assessment questions by addressing experience, education and/or training relevant to this position. Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that your resume/application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or your score may be lowered.