Job Title: Area Manager (DEU-HH)Job Announcement Number: BR-LC-DE-13-09
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
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 to
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Hoover Dam, 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-13-18, 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. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.
Would you enjoy ensuring the safe and efficient operation of Government facilities? The Area Manager of the Lower Colorado Dams Office (LCDO) is responsible for planning, directing, monitoring and evaluating the operations and maintenance of Hoover, Davis and Parker Dams on the Colorado River. This includes the Hoover Visitor Center which has approximately 1 million visitors per year.
LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Regional Office, Lower Colorado Dams Office, Boulder City, NV.
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 apply online to be considered for this position;
- You must meet specialized experience requirements; (See Qualifications)
- Position requires filing a financial disclosure report.
DUTIES:Back to top
-Makes major decisions or recommendations to top management officials in the Lower Colorado Region and the Bureau of Reclamation affecting the basic content and character of the programs and projects of the LCDO.
-Promotes and maintains a positive and proactive safety culture and provides a safe and healthful environment for workers and visitors.
-Collaborates with power customers regarding long-range planning and operations and maintenance of the facilities.
-Conducts long-range planning in connection with prospective changes in functions and programs.
-Evaluates program goals and objectives, and adjusts or redefines broad objectives for the LCDO.
-Determines the desirability of changes in organizational structure and authorizes the particular changes to be effected. Analyze the need for and approves the implementation of measures for improving coordination among subordinate organizational elements and control measures needed to provide data for management.
-Determines what compromises to make in operations in view of public relations implications and the need for program support from various groups.
-Supervises, through several subordinate supervisors, the activities of approximately 300 personnel assigned to the LCDO.
-Oversees security and law enforcement operations including the management of the Hoover Dam Police Department.
-Maintains compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and regulatory compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation and Western Electricity Coordinating Council (NERC/WECC) standards and requirements.
-Represents the LCDO as an expert of the projects and programs in meetings, hearing presentations and conferences to present, justify and defend those programs and projects and negotiate and settle matters involving significant or controversial issues.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GS-15: In order to qualify for the GS-15 grade level, your resume must reflect one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in federal service.
Specialized Experience for GS-15: Defined as experience managing the operation and maintenance of (1) power facilities, or (2) heavy industrial facilities, or (3) complex water systems including reservoir operations. Experience should also demonstrate the ability to provide supervision, leadership, guidance, and direction through subordinate supervisors and staff on operations and maintenance 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 the operations, maintenance and construction functions of power plants or heavy industrial plants or complex water systems in order to plan, organize, implement and manage the activities.
KSA 2: Ability to manage the program, operations and activities of an office and to supervise subordinate personnel.
KSA 3. Ability to collaborate and work with customers, funding boards, and other oversight bodies.
KSA 4: Ability to promote and maintain a safe and secure environment for workers and visitors.
Your answers to questions will be verified against information provided in your online resume. Be sure that your resume clearly supports the responses to all the 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.