Job Overview


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:
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Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a security guard.  You can make a difference in the West by assisting in protecting a National Critical Infrastructure. Responsibilities include the protection of property and lives in and around Hoover Dam from hazards such as terrorist or criminal activities, vandalism, sabotage, trespass, theft, fire accident, willful damage, and/or destruction.

LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Lower Colorado Dams Office, Security & Law Enforcement Office, Security & Law Enforcement Group, Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NV. 

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

Be sure your resume meets the formatting requirements outlined in "How to Apply" and that your resume clearly reflects the specialized experience as defined in "Qualifications".


Duties include a broad range of communications, physical and electronic security, clerical, computer skills, and emergency management duties:

  • Protects Area Office facilities from hazards such as sabotage, espionage, trespass, theft, fire and accidental or willful damage and destruction, including controlling access to restricted areas within a National Critical Infrastructure facility.
  • Serves as the frontline in detection and assessment of intrusions into these highly secured areas.
  • Exercises courtesy and tact in the performance of all duties.
  • Monitors the Electronic Access Control and Surveillance System (EACSS), CCTV cameras, and ground-based radar for monitoring and protection of Hoover, Davis, and Parker Dams.